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Wellbeing Services Coordinator

North West Hub

Up to £39,000 dependent on experience

Full Time

Permanent, 52 weeks

Do you want to be part of and take a lead role in developing an innovate and dynamic Wellbeing and Clinical Service across schools and fostering services in the North West?

Do you want to create a nationally important resource with the substantial backing of a leading provider of education and care for children, young people and adults with complex needs?

If so we have the role for you!

Someone with a holistic and integrated approach to care, education and clinical services would be perfect for this role.


About the Hub:

The hub will be delivering wellbeing and clinical services to 7 schools and 3 fostering agencies across the North West. The hub is staffed by a multi-disciplinary team of Speech and Language Therapists, Occupational Therapists and Psychotherapists. The hub will work closely with the schools and fostering services to deliver effective universal strategies and ensure comprehensive staff training, as well as group based and individual assessment and interventions sessions.

About the Group:

We are part of Acorn Education and Care, we can promise you plenty of challenges, and a rich variety of opportunities to develop your career.

We provide Education and Care across a number of schools and residential homes nationally. Our specialist SEN provision, coupled with our expertise within residential care means we offer thousands of vulnerable children and young people across the UK a holistic, wraparound care, residential and education service, empowering them with everything they need to flourish. It is by no accident that 94% of our homes are rated as Outstanding or Good.

We welcome staff who share our commitment to help children experience better days and better lives. Through ongoing development and training, we ensure our staff are well prepared for their jobs and given every opportunity to extend their skills.

Acorn Care and Education is part of the Outcomes First Group.

About the Role:

The Wellbeing Services Co-Ordinator (WSC) is a specialised operational senior management role and may cover multiple sites in a geographical operating region across fostering, care and education.

The key objectives for the WSC are:

  • Coordinate and deliver clinical / wellbeing services for young people and adults, aligned with each provisions completed needs audit.
  • Coordinate and monitor specialist & targeted services / assessments being delivered across the three divisions ensuring alignment with the OFG wellbeing and clinical service project.
  • Management of budget and review service delivery in liaison with the National Wellbeing Manager, related to wellbeing / clinical services to ensure best value in terms of impact / outcomes for young people and adult
  • The WSC’s will help ensure that stated needs on Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCP’s) and LAC Care Plans are being met and delivered across the three divisions.
  • The WSC will support service delivery and operations in line with the OFG vision, mission and values.

Essential Criteria:

  • A recognised Psychotherapy/Counselling qualification/Allied Health Care Profession qualification/ Social Work Qualification
  • Experience in leading a multi-disciplinary team
  • Experience of working with children, young people and/or adults
  • Demonstrable ability to complete clinical tasks
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a range of key partners
  • Ability to work sensitively with people and resolve conflict


Why work for us?

  • Opportunity to enrich the lives of young people and make a positive difference
  • Social activities
  • "Your Wellbeing Matters"
  • Employee Rewards Hub
  • Pension
  • Free School meals on site
  • No two days are ever the same
  • Be part of a fantastic team who work hard together and support each other
  • Opportunity to enrich the lives of young people and make a positive difference
  • Continuous professional development and training for a clear career path
  • Access to an allocated budget assigned for continuous professional development, training and on costs for a clear career path
  • Supportive team environment
  • Well-resourced provision
  • Ongoing funded clinical supervision/Licence

If you have any further questions regarding how to apply or about the hub please contact Dr Freya Spicer-White, Consultant Clinical Psychologist on

Please note if your application is successful all interviews will take place via video call at this time. Please ensure you are able to access MS Teams.

We expect all our employees and volunteers to share this commitment and strive to achieve the best outcome possible for everybody in our care.

A full application form must be completed with all employment dates accurate and gaps in employment accounted for

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