Head of Therapeutic Provision

Omnia Foundation, Rayleigh

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Job Ref No. ECC0-30S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: £30,000 - £38,000
Position Start Date: 01/09/2022 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 07/07/2022 Midnight Date of Interviews: To be confirmed  

Job Description

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We are currently looking to recruit a Head of Therapeutic Provision to join our dedicated team.

Core Purpose
• To drive the strategic vision of the organisation which is to prioritise the emotional and mentalwellbeing of all stakeholders through a "therapy first" approach
• To develop a range of cutting edge therapeutic approaches within the Foundation
• To ensure that all staff are trained to a high standard in a range of therapeutic approaches andare confident in their selection and delivery of appropriate strategies
• To ensure that a full range of resources is available to support the delivery of therapeuticapproaches
• To undertake the role of Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead
• To be an inspirational leader that creates an ethos and culture of high staff morale.
• To hold all staff to account for their professional conduct and practice
• To lead by example to foster an open, transparent and equitable culture
• To line manage the Senior Inclusion Coordinator and the Foundation Counsellor


Duties
• To work with the Head of Statutory Provision to ensure that the social, emotional and mentalhealth needs of each student are being planned for
• To work with SEN teachers and hub staff to ensure that appropriate strategies and resources arebeing used to promote effective self-management
• To coordinate the social, emotional and mental health needs of students and monitor andevaluate the delivery of interventions
• To monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of different approaches
• To identify priorities for improvement and contribute to the Student Achievement Plan
• To support student progress conferences, feeding back on effectiveness and ensuring thatadaptations to provision are agreed and recorded within the whole Foundation provision maps
• To keep up-to-date with local mental health services and refer students who need these serviceswhere appropriate
• To research and engage the services of additional practitioners who can enrich the approachesand meet the needs of more challenging students where appropriate

• To research and explore the therapeutic approaches in other settings both local and furtherafield
• To ensure the foundation's approach towards mental wellbeing is reflected in relevant policies,the curriculum and pastoral support


General
• To participate in the performance management process, taking personal responsibility foridentification of learning, development and training opportunities in discussion with linemanager
• To comply with individual responsibilities, in accordance with the role, for health & safety in theworkplace
• To ensure that all duties and services provided are in accordance with the Foundation's EqualOpportunities Policy
• The Executive Board is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children andyoung people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment
• The duties above are neither exclusive nor exhaustive and the post holder may be required bythe Head of Foundation to carry out appropriate duties within the context of the job, skills andgrade

Person Specification attached

Information about the School

Established in 2020 and having recently achieved successful status as an Independent Special School for Social, Emotional, Mental Health and Autism Spectrum Disorder, Omnia Foundation offers a unique experience for students with Special Educational Needs (SEN), for 12–16-year-old boys.

Our mission is to revolutionise the education system to enable it to meet the needs of the disenfranchised youth in today's society. We believe that every young person has the right to a quality first education, we want to partner with local authorities to help them deliver outstanding provisions for their hard to reach young people. Our values are grounded in our determination to be the change we want to see in our nation, through compassion, determination and integrity.

We have high expectations of our students and build a secure and happy atmosphere in which students can learn effectively.

Based in Rayleigh, Essex with close transport links to London, our current location is set within a sports and social club.

Statement of Child Protection - Note to applicants

Visits to the school are strongly advised. For an informal discussion about the post, and to arrange a visit please contact denise.mooney@centralserviceslimited.co.uk

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of our students and expect all staff to share this commitment. A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.

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Contact Information

Denise Mooney
Rayleigh Town Sports & Social Club
London Road, Rayleigh
Essex, SS6 9DT
Telephone: 01268 551910
Email: denise.mooney@centralserviceslimited.co.uk