Therapeutic Practice Trainer

Posted 3 days ago by The Guardian
The Mulberry Bush Outreach team are looking to appoint a Therapeutic Practice Trainer Salary - £27,721 - £32,782 40 hours p/w40 days holiday p/aPermanent contractThe Learning & Research Centre, Standlake, Near Witney (with some remote working)The Mulberry Bush Outreach aims to develop reflective practice and collaborative working to strengthen the culture of leadership in organisations supporting vulnerable children and their families.We are looking for an energised individual to join the Outreach teaching team for our 'Foundation Degree in Therapeutic Work with Children and Young People'.We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates and from LGBTQ+ candidates as these communities are under-represented in our current staff team. We aim for a diverse adult community which offers those with whom we work a range of role models and a rich cultural mix. Like many organisations we recognise a need to develop our inclusive culture and we'd love you to join us on our journey. While we value qualifications, training and professional experience we welcome applicants who bring skills and experience from diverse professional and personal backgrounds: your life experience, enthusiasm, resilience, great communication skills and an openness to learn are what we are looking for. Reporting to the Head of Outreach you will, primarily, be responsible for developing and delivering training, both face to face and online, with other organisations. This exciting role requires the successful candidate to be energetic; creative in their ability to develop and deliver training; to display an ability to support multi-disciplinary working; have the ability to observe challenging situations and provide constructive critical feedback; and to be able to work independently in demanding situations including significant amounts of virtual working. Applicants should possess at least the FDA in Therapeutic Work with Children and Young People, or an equivalent psychodynamically informed training, and have good communication skills. A commitment to collaborative team working and reflective practice are essential. The Mulberry Bush prides itself on the support it offers all staff through regular supervision, consultation, professional advice, and training. Closing date for applications: Wednesday 3rd November 2021Interview date: Monday 15 November 2021Applicants are required to complete our standard application form which is available from our website or by contacting Lucy Lowe The Mulberry Bush is an equal opportunities employer and is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children as its utmost priority and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be able to provide evidence of having the right to live and work in the UK and will be required to undertake an enhanced criminal background check from the Disclosure & Barring Service.

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