Team Manager, Therapeutic Emotional Support Service.
An exciting opportunity has arisen in TESS to appoint a new Team Manager to join our multi-disciplinary therapy team. THE SERVICE: The Therapeutic Emotional Support Service (TESS) is our in-house emotional wellbeing service for Birmingham’s children in care, children on the ‘edge of care’ and young people who have left care. Our focus is to promote the health and emotional wellbeing of children and young people and to support those who have responsibility for their care. We offer our service via a therapeutic model approach grounded in the relationship-based tradition and heavily influenced by systemic, strengths based and restorative approaches.THE ROLE: You are invited to join our specialist City-wide emotional wellbeing service to support a multidisciplinary team of therapeutic social workers, an art therapist and clinical psychologists in their delivery of a valued relationship based service to promote a positive working culture that maintains high standards of practice - and empowering others to do the same.Your role will be to manage and co-ordinate the delivery of a TESS consultation and therapy-based service and to work closely with our Children in Care and Care Leavers teams to contribute to the planning and delivery of a comprehensive package of support. You will also support the TESS team to offer carers the advice, guidance and therapeutic service needed to promote the development of nurturing parental relationships for our most vulnerable and complex children. If you are innovative, positive, dedicated and able to embrace change and challenges, we would like to invite you join our team. WHO WE’RE LOOKING FOR?Substantial post qualifying experience of therapeutic work with children and young people with emotional and mental health problems and their families.Experience of assessment and planning interventions with children and young people with emotional and mental health problems and their f...