Clinical Manager - Mental Health






Job Description

Clinical Manager - Mental Health
I'm recruiting for a senior Clinical manager for a mental Health Service that works with young people experiencing mild to moderate mental difficulties in the Cork area.
The Clinical Manager is responsible for clinical governance and acts as the clinical lead for the transdisciplinary team providing clinical leadership across the therapeutic support service as well as the mental health education and training programmes.
This is a full-time, permanent role, based in Cork.
Working in collaboration with the Service Manager, the Clinical Manager provides clinical and mental health leadership across the Jigsaw service, including:
Overseeing the implementation of clinical policies, procedures and guidelines in delivering a safe, high quality and effective clinical service. This includes the development and monitoring of local clinical systems and processes from receipt of referral and initial assessment to delivery of evidence informed interventions, establishing referral pathways with other health and social care service providers and facilitating seamless transitions for young people in and out of Jigsaw.
Providing clinical supervision and support to Jigsaw Clinicians and Senior Clinicians.
The post holder will be expected to contribute to the clinical activity of the service. This will involve carrying a small clinical caseload.
Essential Criteria: 
Qualifications & Registration - It is essential that you meet one of the below:
Doctorate or equivalent in clinical/counselling/educational psychology. Qualifications obtained overseas must be validated by the Department of Health at the time of application.
Mental Health Nurse registered with An Bord Altranais.
Social Worker registered with CORU.
Occupational Therapist registered with CORU.
Psychotherapist accredited by the Irish Council for Psychotherapy.
Essential Criteria: Experience
A minimum of five years' full time or equivalent experience working in a mental health service / setting.
Experience of core clinical mental health skills; assessment (including risk assessment), formulation, evidence informed therapeutic intervention and evaluation.
Depending on location, this role may require access to a car.
The salary range for this role will be €60,000 - €80,000.