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Head of Clinical Practice – 0.8 FTE (4 days)

Working with Safety Net (UK) is more than just a job; if you believe in the work we do, please consider applying to join this exciting and expanding team. Safety Net (UK) supports the recovery of those affected by rape, exploitation, sexual and domestic abuse across north and west Cumbria.

This is a new post, formed at an exciting time of targeted growth for the organisation to meet an increasing demand for services, and the successful applicant will lead on clinical practice across our therapy, counselling and support services. The Head of Clinical Practice is one of three key senior roles in Safety Net who oversee all operations and business activities to ensure the organisation produces the desired results and is working to agreed contracts and funding requirements, within agreed mission, values, aims and objectives. The post holder will lead on practice development, staff development and

clinical supervision, and will attend board meetings and take part in management meetings.

We are looking for someone who has a therapeutic qualification to at least post-graduate diploma, with at least five years therapeutic experience, and educated to degree standard in a relevant discipline, e.g. mental health, other health, social care.


We are looking for an experienced manager/leader who can demonstrate management and leadership skills.

Click the ''Application pack' button to download an application form, further details of the vacancy and for some 

Safety Net (UK) background information and values.

Reporting to: board of trustees.

Hours: 28 per week.

Salary: starting salary of £33,660 - £43,637, pro rata, dependent on qualifications and experience; 4% employer contribution pension.

Base: Carlisle (covering north & west Cumbria), currently working from home but when the Carlisle office is

re-opened there will be a requirement to work from there two days per week.

Please note below: the dates have been extended to those given in the Application Pack.

Closing date: Midnight, Sunday 6th December 2020

An awareness raising morning will be held on Weds 9th December 2020 for everyone shortlisted

Interviews to be held week commencing 14th December 2020.

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