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Zoek Pin Halifax, Calderdale, England


Permanent (Full time)

Posted 23 days ago

Team: Therapeutic Services

Location: Shelf (Calderdale), West Yorkshire

Salary: £31,365 - £37,890 + Excellent Benefits

Contract Type: Permanent

Position Type: Full Time

Closing date: Monday, 31 May 2021, 23:59

Please note this position is for Millcourt School, Shelf.

Join our embedded Clinical Services Team and help us to help the children and young people we live and learn with to realise a future filled with aspiration and achievement and have uniquely outstanding outcomes.

Across all of our specialist schools, children’s homes and integrated provisions, we provide unrivalled levels of therapeutic support, both in terms of our expertise and breadth of provision to children and young people presenting with a complexity of need including developmental trauma, neuro-developmental conditions and special educational needs.

Our therapeutic professionals are a crucial part of what we offer. With their expertise, we can not only meet children and young people’s emotional and underlying needs but together go beyond and help create amazing stories of success.

Do you want to join us and be in an environment where you can creatively, develop and practically apply your professional experience and skills?

This is a great opportunity to change young lives and have a positive impact on their future. Embedded within one of our living and /or learning environments you will be offered the support, resource and commitment for you to do great things. You’ll benefit from supervision, a development programme and access to a 90-strong team of multi-disciplinary colleagues who will be with you every step of the way.

The role

You will be supporting educational and residential colleagues to offer therapeutic living and learning environments and offer individualised interventions and engagement based on clinical assessment and formulation and provide training, workshops, guidance and consultation to the wider team of educationalists and therapeutic parents.

Our therapists work collaboratively alongside our schools and children’s homes, this ensures that therapeutic support permeates every aspect of the education, care and support we offer all of our children and young people.

There’s no doubt that you’ll face some challenges. You must therefore be flexible, calm, resilient and patient. In return, you will find this to be a highly rewarding role, where you will be working to make a real difference to a young person’s life.

Your profile

A qualified therapist registered with the HCPC or other regulating professional body.

A child centred specialist with proven skills and experience to engage with children and young people with complex needs.

Experience of supporting the team around a child or young person through the provision of consultation, modelling and training

You’re also highly organised and ready to take the initiative.

For children and young people with complex needs, the level of care and education must go above and beyond. That’s what drives us, here at Witherslack Group. We are the leading provider of specialist education and care for children and young people with social, emotional and mental health needs, communication difficulties (autistic spectrum disorder; Asperger’s Syndrome; speech, language and communication needs), ADHD and complex learning needs.


Pay Scale: Therapist 1-9 with full school holidays, term-time or 52-week working patterns available.

We know you’re going to do great things. You’ll also receive a competitive salary, contributory pension (matched up to 5%), Life Insurance based on two times your annual base salary and comprehensive induction and ongoing training, as well as extensive Group staff benefits such as Medicash Health Plan/Employee Assistance and Cycle to Work Scheme. Witherslack conducts DBS Enhanced checks and covers the costs for all new employees.

For an informal discussion about the role please call Nicola Morris, Regional Clinical Lead (Yorkshire) on#########

The Witherslack Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its young people. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community.

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