Regional Clinician – Esland – Barnsley



·         To provide a clinical service which is rooted in trauma and attachment informed              models of care and is strongly led by a “brain-based” approach. 

·         Work therapeutically with our children based on where they are functioning                      emotionally, developmentally and in accordance with their lived experiences. 

·         Part of the clinical team to provide needs, risk, strengths-based assessments and            use a PACE informed approach to provide clinical consultations and training to                our therapeutic care staff.

·         You will cover 5 homes in the following areas:

·         2 homes in Barnsley

·         1 home in Huddersfield 

·         1 home in Mirfield

·         2 homes in Doncaster

Key Responsibilities

Provide specialist direct and indirect therapeutic assessment and intervention for children and adolescents.

Complete therapeutic reports, clinical formulations and therapeutic care plans for the children we care for.

Work as part of a MDT and within a Team around the Child framework.

Support residential carer’s to build and connect with their key children from an attachment perspective and using principles underpinned by PACE (Playfulness, Acceptance, Curiosity, Empathy.

Have knowledge of safeguarding and risk in relation to working with children and young people.

Provide consultation to residential care staff underpinned by a brain-based, trauma informed approach.

Hold a clinical case load in providing specialist trauma informed therapy for our children.

Work therapeutically with children using a range of approaches dependent on what matches their needs and capacity to tolerate the work.

Be able to make autonomous clinical decisions about own professional practice.

Provide training for residential care staff and other professionals within the organisation.

Skills, Knowledge and Expertise

To have at least 2 years relevant experience post qualification. 

Be registered with HCPC or equivalent governing body. 

Have excellent written and verbal communication, particularly making complex information meaningful. 

 Be motivated and have a genuine passion and care for children who have experienced trauma.

With over 35 years of residential childcare experience, the Esland group now has more than fifty residential children’s homes, and three schools, that are spread across the Kent, Hertfordshire, Yorkshire, Derbyshire, Lincolnshire, Staffordshire, Wiltshire, Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire regions of England. We strive to support our children to achieve their very best outcomes, through our bespoke residential care, education, therapeutic and activity-led wraparound services. 

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