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Stepping Stones

Clinical Lead

RESPONSIBLE TO : Director / Board of Trustees

JOB PURPOSE :
As the designated Lead for safeguarding in the organisation, you will be responsible for ensuring consistent, high quality counselling and support services are being delivered. You will support the recruitment, management and development of paid and volunteer counsellors and work with the director / office team and the trustees to review, monitor and continually improve the services offered.

MAIN TASKS

Safeguarding

• Act as designated lead in this area, contributing to policy and procedure to ensure the highest standards are adhered to across all areas of work carried out by Stepping Stones

Supervision
• To oversee all clinical work delivered by Stepping Stones and to ensure that the work is delivered in accordance within BACP guidelines.

• To support and monitor the work of supervisors working on behalf of Stepping Stones, and to facilitate regular meetings.
• To attend clinical supervision as required by the BACP.
• Provision of in-house Supervision to counsellors.

Management

  • To offer advice and consultancy to counsellors, supervisors and staff team as appropriate.
  • To recruit and select counsellors in collaboration with the Director / Trustees
  • To work collaboratively with the team to source, deliver or facilitate appropriate training and development opportunities for counsellors, supervisors and others as appropriate and to design the clinical aspects of Practice Days.
  • To contribute to the agreement of appropriate methods for qualitative evaluation of the counselling service in collaboration with the Director.
  • To work in collaboration with the Director and Office Manager to ensure that appropriate systems are in place to ensure that clients and client related matters are dealt with safely, respectfully, appropriately and efficiently, and without avoidable delay.
  • Work with the Director and Trustees to represent Stepping Stones at agreed external conferences and meetings, including VAWDASV Strategic Groups, Welsh Government, The Survivors Trust, Welsh Women’s Aid and other national, regional and local partnerships.
  • Represent Stepping Stones with the media as required.

Clinical Practice

  • To keep up to date with the latest clinical thinking and practice in the area of trauma, particularly in relation to survivors of sexual abuse.
  • To encourage reflective practice and ongoing evaluation of the impact on the counsellor / therapist on the therapeutic process and ensure that information from this process informs supervision.
  • Lead in re-starting group work across North Wales
  • Input into design and delivery of Next Steps / First Steps activity

Other duties

  • To maintain appropriate relationships with key clinical partners.
  • To be a member of the Senior Management Team – working closely with the Director and Trustees to contribute to the strategic direction of the organisation, to ensure that Stepping Stones continues to be a centre for excellence.
  • To encourage counsellors, volunteers and clients to give feedback to the organisation and to develop mechanisms for using the information to improve services.
  • To contribute to the collection and collation of quantitative and qualitative data on outcomes of services provided using a variety of tools
  • To contribute to and report on clinical targets as required by funders, to monitor performance and provide variance analysis.
  • To contribute to the design and delivery of training to partners and other external agencies.
  • To contribute to the development and review of policies.
  • Any other clinical duties as commensurate with the role and as agreed within time available to postholder

Additional information

  • Welsh Language is desirable for this post
  • Willingness / Ability to travel across North Wales and occasionally to Cardiff or other locations in the UK will be required
  • Flexibility to work occasional evenings or weekends as required ( as we move to offer services at more flexible times )
  • Hours of work : 14 hours per week initially ( flexible ) – Additional hours ( up to 28 ) may become available subject to funding availability at which time increased hours for the existing postholder or a job share will be considered.
  • Location : Wrexham based with flexibility to work across North Wales
  • Salary : £36571 ( pro rata ) – the salary is under review in line with current NJC pay scales
  • Holiday entitlement : pro rata 28 days per annum plus one additional day for each year of service ( up to a maximum of 5 ).
  • Contract : Permanent ( after probationary period of 3 months )

Closing date: Tuesday 21st of August

Interviews: Thursday 6th of September

Applications sent to  info@steppingstonesnorthwales.co.uk or by post to Ty Aurora – 59, King Street, Wrexham LL11 1HR

Stepping Stones Application Form – Staff Post

Clinical Lead Person Spec – June 2018

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West Wales Domestic Abuse Service

Refuge Support Worker

Location: Aberystwyth

This is an exciting opportunity to join an organisation dedicated to providing specialist support to adults and children who have experienced domestic abuse.

As a Refuge support worker you will be working with adults, children and young people in Refuge and throughout Ceredigion who are or have experienced domestic abuse.

The role is very rewarding.  No two days are ever the same and the successful candidate will need to  be patient, prepared to listen and be non-judgemental.

The post is for 30 hours per week for 12 months on a fixed term contract with possible extension depending on future funding. The post salary ranges between £15,392 – £16,500 (dependent on your experience) pro-rata including on call which equates to between £12,480 and £13,378 per annum.

The ability to speak and write Welsh is desirable for this role but not essential.

The closing date for applications is Thursday 16th August 2018 and interviews will be held on Thursday 23rd August 2018 in Aberystwyth.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. Posts will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) and open to women only. (Exempt under the Occupational Requirement under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1)

For an application pack and full job description please contact: cerys.rees@westwalesdas.org.uk or download the application form and job description from our website using the following link: www.westwalesdas.org.uk

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West Wales Domestic Abuse Service

2 x Domestic Abuse Floating Support Workers

Location: 1 vacancy in Cardigan and 1 vacancy in Aberystwyth

30 hours per week, £17,500 pro rata per annum

This is an exciting opportunity for two people to join an organisation dedicated to providing specialist support to adults and children who have experienced domestic abuse.

Working as part of our domestic abuse team you will be providing holistic support to women and men with complex needs that are living with and/or escaping violence and abuse, including tenancy support and taking part in the on call rota.

The ability to speak and write Welsh is desirable for these roles but not essential.

The closing date for applications is 16th August 2018 and interviews will be held on 23rd August 2018 in Aberystwyth.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. Posts will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) and open to women only. (Exempt under the Occupational Requirement under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1)

For an application pack and full job description please contact: cerys.rees@westwalesdas.org.uk or download the application form and job description from our website using the following link: www.westwalesdas.org.uk

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Trustee – Voluntary Opportunity (Part-Time)
Swansea

Do you truly care about ending domestic violence for good? Could you make a real difference to the operations of a fantastic charity working in this difficult sector? If so and you have the time and skills to donate to a thoroughly worthy cause, this is the role for you.

The Organisation

Our client is recruiting on behalf of a pioneering charity that is dedicated to ending domestic violence and abuse. They are now looking for a number of Trustees to support their Chief Executive and Board of Directors.

The Role

As a Trustee, you’ll operate as part of our client’s board working to help end domestic violence and abuse.

You’ll be devoting your time, effort and skills to enable the charity to progress and keep working towards an end to domestic violence.

Specifically, your role will involve:

– Directing the affairs of the charity, setting policies and formulating strategies
– Ensuring the charity is solvent, well-run and delivers on outcomes
– Overseeing the management and administration of the charity
– Focusing on the strategic direction of the charity as opposed to the day-to-day running
– Promoting and developing the charity
– Maintaining sound financial management and control of resources
– Contributing to the growth and fundraising strategy
– Acting as an ambassador for the charity

What Will You Need?

In order to become a Trustee for this widely recognised and renowned charity, you will need:

– To be willing to dedicate your time and expertise to this worthy cause
– A strong commercial and financial background
– Integrity
– Strategic vision
– Good, independent judgement
– The ability to think creatively
– A willingness to speak your mind and to listen to others’ points of view
– An understanding and acceptance of the legal duties, responsibilities and     liabilities of trusteeship
– The ability to work effectively as a member of a team

Other organisations may call this role Trustee, Board Member, Non-Exclusive Director, Voluntary Trustee, Director, Head of, Partner, or Philanthropist.

Your commitment for this role will be to travel to Swansea around six times per year to attend Board Meetings. Any further time requirements will be first emailed to you for agreement.

Calan DVS are equal opportunities employers, we value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applications for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

To apply for the role of Trustee (Part Time), please contact recruitment@calandvs.org.uk for an application pack.

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