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Director of Psychological Therapies and Wellbeing – Maternity Cover

Location: 8-10 Tudor Road, London, E9 7SN

Closing date: 22/05/2022

JOB TITLE: Director of Psychological Therapies and Wellbeing – Maternity Cover
LOCATION: Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest, 8-10 Tudor Road, London, E9 7SN (Flexible)
SALARY: £47,567- £50,556 (pro rata)
HOURS: 4 days per week (30 hours)
CONTRACT: Fixed term: 11th August 2022- 11th May 2023


The Role:
You will be leading the strategic direction across Psychological Therapies & Wellbeing services, improving services by closely monitoring performance, feedback from clients and staff, problem solving with managers when challenges arise and ensuring strong processes and policies across services (i.e. risk management). You will build strong networks and relationships with key external stakeholders and influence change across the local area to improve partnership working and outcomes for residents.

Service responsibility includes:
• The City and Hackney Wellbeing Network
• MindCHWF IAPT, IRIE IAPT and Rainbow Mind IAPT service
• Grief in Pieces/ Safe Connections Suicide Postvention and Prevention
• The Integrated City & Hackney Recovery Service
• Community Connectors
• Our role in the VIP trial
• Commissioned Psychological Support for VCSE staff, Care Home staff

We offer a vibrant and multi-disciplinary Psychological Therapies offer across our services, combining 1:1 and group approaches. The Psychological Therapy service is accredited by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). The wider PT&W teams consist of Psychotherapists, Counsellors, Psychologists, Mindfulness practitioners, Art therapists, mental health support workers, substance misuse support workers, social workers and honorary therapists (psychological practitioners in training).

We have strong outcomes across our services with a 1:1 offer as well as a wide range of groups such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Managing Anger and Difficult Emotions (DBT and CFT based), Radical Self care (CFT based), CBT, MBCT, Arts Therapies along with social and activities based groups.


Please see the Job Description attached for more information.


To apply, please complete the application form and attach it together with your CV, please ensure you attach both when you press “apply now” by 23:59 on 22nd May 2022. Interview date TBC.

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We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff, and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. We strongly encourage applications from those from ethnic minority backgrounds or other underrepresented backgrounds.

We are a disability confident employer. All applicants with a disability, who meet the minimum essential short-listing criteria are guaranteed an interview. If this applies to you, please ensure you complete the equal opportunities section of the application form.