Multi-Systemic Therapist

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£29,636 - £33,799
31 Oct 2019
14 Nov 2019
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Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Annualised Hours
Since the Trust’s inception in April 2018 our fabulous teams have won awards for Community Cohesion (The Teamwork Programme) and Youth Justice of the Year Award at the UK wide 2019 Shine a Light Awards (Sandwell Youth Offending Service). Our Staff Award events highlight the amazing work delivered by our dedicated individuals and teams and gives us a chance to show our appreciation to all who are on this improvement journey with us.

The Trust has recently secured funding from the Department of Education which will enable us to bring our ’12 reasons to work in Sandwell Children’s Trust’ to life, particularly around learning & development in offering development opportunities for all staff.

Please visit our 12 reasons via this hyperlink:

As a new Trust we are agile, we understand where we are in our journey, our recent Ofsted monitoring visits reported;

• Sandwell Children’s Trust knows itself well.

• Management oversight has improved

• The workforce is increasingly stable; continued to attract and retain staff.

• Recruited additional agency staff above its established workforce, recognising the need to reduce caseloads

• The social workers talked to all spoke positively about working for Sandwell

• Children’s Trust.

• Progress has been made in ensuring that the first response to families and children in need is timely

Do you have a clear vision of how you can improve the lives of children and young people?

Are you an inspirational Therapist that truly knows it’s service users, one who listens, acts, connects and cares?

Yes? Then you may be just the fit we are looking for;

Sandwell Children’s Trust are recruiting for a Multi-Systemic Therapist in our Youth Offending Service. We are looking for an exceptional candidate who is passionate, committed and dedicated to improving the lives of children & young people.

Salary range: £29,636 - £33,799 dependent on experience plus the possibility of up to £6,500 relocation package.

As an Multi-Systemic Therapist working in the Trust you will:-

• Have experience of delivering Multi-Systemic therapy to children and young people and a proven track record of making positive changes to young peoples lives

• Influence positive changes in various social systems that contribute to anti-social behaviours in children and young people

• Reduce juvenile criminal activity in children and young people by delivering an effective therapeutic programme

About you:

• You must hold a professional qualification in Social Work, Youth Offending, Mental Health, Psychology, Counselling

• You must have demonstrable experience of working with serious anti-social behaviours in children and young people

• You must be able to deliver behaviourally based approached implementing interventions within and across systems

• You must be able to manage complex situations whilst being able to hold professional responsibility for decision making and risk management

• You must have excellent skills in communicating with and influencing other professionals

What can Sandwell offer?

At the heart of England with excellent transport links, Sandwell offers a wealth of amenities to enhance your work life balance. With house prices lower than the national average and an ever-developing infrastructure, living in Sandwell is an attractive prospect for many.

Not only this but with an abundance of history, culture, arts, shopping and sporting venues to enjoy PLUS the development of venues for the Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022, Sandwell really is an exciting place to be right now.

Please contact Lloyd McDonald - MST Clinical Supervisor on 07773-818786 for an informal discussion about this brilliant opportunity

Please note that if you are successful you MUST be available to attend 5 day MST training between 13-17 January 2020!

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