Our client, Redbridge Council, is looking for a clinical supervisor to join their Educational Psychology Service.
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As a clinical supervisor you will be required to coordinate the day-to-day running of the MHST at an operational level and to provide supervision of the intervention work of the Educational Mental Health Practitioners (EMHPs).
The Supervisor will support the development of the MHST initiative within Redbridge, under the direction of the MHST Co-ordinator.
The Supervisor will work closely with the senior mental health leads in schools to ensure a 'whole school' approach to mental health and wellbeing. These leads will work closely with the MHSTs to ensure children and young people get the right help as soon as possible.
The Supervisor will be responsible for the caseload management & supervision of the EMHPs who will be providing direct help to children, young people and parents in educational settings by offering rapid access to low intensity, evidence-based interventions, for mild to moderate mental health difficulties.
The Supervisor will attend team meetings as required.
The Supervisor will contribute to the initiation, development and implementation of new responses to changing needs and demands upon the team
The Supervisor will hold a post graduate diploma in the Children and Young People's Mental Health Supervision or be willing to undertake the one year Post Graduate Diploma at a London University alongside the role.
The Supervisor will oversee the formulation and treatment and management plans for schools, parents, children and young people being treated by the EMHPs using a range of specialist psychological interventions appropriate to the service
The Supervisor will carry out direct joint work with children, young people and parents/carers as part of their work in the Mental Health Support Teams (MHSTs)
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