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Cluster Manager - Southwark and Islington

To ensure delivery of a high quality and best-in-class service in Place2Be partner schools; to establish inspiring and close working relationships with partner head teachers and governing bodies. Overseeing clinical quality and supervision to a team of School Project Managers and Parent Counsellors.

£24,500 per annum (pro rata from FTE of £35,000)
Fixed Term – 3.5 days per week (Monday - Thursday [am])

Closing Date:  Thursday 21st February 2019 at 11.59pm
Interview Date: Wednesday 27th February 2019
Start Date:  ASAP

In order to apply for this vacancy, you will need to download and complete an Application Form. 

Please send your completed application form to Jobs@place2be.org.uk before the deadline stated above in order to be considered for this position.  Please ensure that you clearly state which role it is that you wish to apply for in your email.

Place2Be is a leading children's mental health charity providing in-school support and expert training to improve the emotional wellbeing of pupils, families, teachers and school staff.

We provide emotional and therapeutic services in over 280 primary and secondary schools in England, Scotland and Wales, reaching a school population of approximately 120,000 children - building children's resilience early in life through counselling, creative work and play.

Place2Be also provides training on mental health and wellbeing for teachers and other professionals who work with children and young people, so we can help to build “mentally healthy” schools and communities where all children can thrive and grow up with prospects, not problems.

If you share our core values of perseverance, integrity, compassion and creativity, we would love you to join us.  It’s sensitive and demanding work – but hugely rewarding and fulfilling - you will be helping give young people brighter futures.

Overall Purpose:

To ensure delivery of a high quality and best-in-class service in Place2Be partner schools; to establish inspiring and close working relationships with partner head teachers and governing bodies. Overseeing clinical quality and supervision to a team of School Project Managers and Parent Counsellors.

For further details, please view/download the full Job Description and Person Specification.

In accordance with our safer recruitment policy we do not accept CVs and will only consider applicants that have completed our application form. 

If you are a current Place2Be Counsellor on Placement or employee and wish to apply for this role, you are required to notify your manager/supervisor of your intention to apply and get them to submit a letter of recommendation supporting you in your application.  Please ask your manager/supervisor to contact the Recruitment Team for a recommendation template.

Place2Be is committed to equal opportunities and anti-discrimination practices and we positively encourage applications from all sections of the community.  Because we are keen to reflect the diversity of the partner schools we work in, we are particularly interested in attracting male candidates, as well as candidates from Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds.

Benefits include: Enhanced Annual Leave entitlement - Learning and Development Programme - Company Pension Scheme (4% employer contribution and 3% employee) - Life Assurance 4x gross annual salary - Employee Assistance Programme - Cycle purchase and season ticket loan schemes - Childcare and eye care vouchers - Mobile phone discount

All successful applicants will be asked to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure from the DBS.

Please note that vacancies may be closed early depending on response rate.  We aim to get back to everyone with the outcome of their application, however, if you do not hear back within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.  We are unable to provide feedback on applications that have not been shortlisted.

Registered charity number 1040756 (England and Wales) SC038649 (Scotland)

Registered Company number 02876150

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