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Clinical Director

Hours: Full time (negotiable but at least 4 days/week)
Salary £78,983 per annum pro rata

The Brandon Centre for Counselling and Psychotherapy for Young People is a small charity, with a significant local community presence, that has been providing services to young people in Camden and neighbouring boroughs for over fifty years.  Our services include psychological therapies, a contraception and sexual health service, parenting groups and systemic integrative treatments. The principal objective of the Brandon Centre is to maintain and develop an accessible and flexible professional service in response to the psychological, sexual health and social needs of young people aged 12 to 25. 

We are looking for a dynamic, experienced and forward-thinking individual, to provide clinical expertise and leadership across the organisation. Working closely with the Centre’s CEO, the Clinical Director will be responsible for overseeing all the clinical work of the Centre, to ensure the development and delivery of high quality services that are well regarded by young people.  The Clinical Director will also work collaboratively, to develop the organisation’s vision, strategy and opportunities for growth.

We are looking for someone with significant experience in leading, supervising and managing staff who are working therapeutically with young people, either in the NHS or the voluntary sector.   You should have extensive experience and understanding of a range of psychotherapeutic models and their application in the treatment of young people with mental health issues including the use of outcome measures.  In addition, you should have demonstrable experience and expertise in service development, partnership working, clinical governance and contract management.

Interested applicants are required to have a qualification in Clinical Psychology (DClinPsy), Psychotherapy (BPC or UKPC registered) or Child Psychotherapy (ACP registered) and have substantial experience in managing a psychological therapy service at a senior/organisational level.  We are a passionate and values driven organisation and the successful candidate will therefore have a genuine commitment to, and sympathy with, the Brandon Centre's objectives, and promote its ethos of young person centred care.

Further details of the role are set out in the job description and person specification.  For an informal discussion about the post please contact Alex Tambourides (CEO) on 020 7267 4792

To apply, please complete the Brandon Centre application form which includes a supporting statement setting out how your experience relates to the job description and person specification as evidence of your suitability for the role.

Completed application forms should be sent to: applications@brandoncentre.org.uk.  You may send a copy of your CV with your application form should you wish to, however it is not necessary to do so and the application form must still be completed in full.

Closing date: 11.59pm, 30th November 2018

Interview dates: tbc

The Brandon Centre is committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk of harm and expects all staff to share this commitment. We follow safer recruitment practices to protect children and adults at risk of harm. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

The Brandon Centre is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Operations Manager

Working Pattern: 35 hours
Salary £45,000 per annum

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced and highly competent professional to join the Brandon Centre to ensure delivery of a high quality service to young people, by providing operational support to, and engagement with, a highly motivated team, both clinical and non-clinical. 

The role has a number of components, including:

Centre organisation: Ensuring the organisation runs smoothly and efficiently, fulfilling its contractual and statutory obligations.

Human resources: Being responsible for the HR function at the Centre and supporting heads of department to manage and lead employed and attached staff in a manner that follows employment best practice and produces excellent team work.

Finance: Lead and oversee the effective day to day management of the organisation’s finances, including the use of Quickbooks.

Health & safety: Protecting the Centre from breaching the provisions of the health & safety regulatory framework and produce a safe and healthy working environment.

Young people's services: Overseeing the delivery of a high quality Reception and central point of contact for users of the Centre, contributing to a high quality of service across the organisation.

We are looking for a motivated and organised individual, with experience and knowledge in line management, human resources, accounts and operations.  You should be a skilled communicator and enjoy working with others to support excellent service delivery.

Further details are set out in the job description and person specification.  Please contact Pam Singh, Interim Operations Manager, on 020 7267 4792 or applications@brandoncentre.org.uk if you have any queries.   

To apply, please complete the Brandon Centre application form (CVs will not be accepted) and send to applications@brandoncentre.org.uk. Please ensure your personal statement sets out how you meet each requirement on the person specification.

Closing date: Friday 23rd November, 11.59pm

Provisional interview date: w/c 3rd December 2018 or 10th December 2018

The Brandon Centre is committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk of harm and expects all staff to share this commitment. We follow safer recruitment practices to protect children and adults at risk of harm. The successful candidate will be required to undertake a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service (previously CRB).

The Brandon Centre is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Candidates suitable for shortlisting will be contacted but if you have not heard from us then you have not been successful on this occasion

Receptionist Administrator

Working Pattern: Full time: 35 hours per week (includes evenings and some Saturday cover) on an 8 week rolling rota
Salary £21,000 per annum

An opportunity has arisen for a motivated individual, with previous experience as a Receptionist and Administrator to join our team.  The post holder will provide reception and administration support for all the services that operate out of the Brandon Centre.

The post will be based in the reception area at the Brandon Centre.  Post holders will be involved in the meet and greet of young people accessing the Centre for sexual health services and psychotherapy/counselling, and helping the teams ensure the smooth running of clinic services.

They will also be available to assist with other administrative tasks related to centre wide management as detailed in the job description, which include facilities management and data management.

We are looking for friendly and efficient candidates with previous experience of working in a busy, client facing environment, who will ensure service users feel welcome at our centre.   You should have excellent ICT, communication and interpersonal skills, and enjoy working as part of a team.

Shift patterns are subject to change but typically are a mix of 9am – 4.30pm or 11.45am – 7.15pm across the week on an 8 week rota.

To apply, please complete the Brandon Centre application form (CVs will not be accepted) and send to applications@brandoncentre.org.uk. Please ensure your personal statement sets out how you meet each requirement on the person specification.

If you have any further questions about the role, please contact Pam Singh, Interim Operations Manager at the email above or on 020 7267 4792.

The Brandon Centre is committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk of harm and expects all staff to share this commitment. We follow safer recruitment practices to protect children and adults at risk of harm. The successful candidate will be required to undertake a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service (previously CRB).

The Brandon Centre is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Closing date: 16th November 2018, 11.59pm

Provisional interview date: w/c 26th November or w/c 3rd December 2018  

Candidates suitable for shortlisting will be contacted but if you have not heard from us then you have not been successful on this occasion.