Mental Health & Designated Safeguarding Lead, Covent Garden, London

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The Royal Ballet SchoolCovent Garden, London

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Start date: 1 September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Circa £35,000 depending on skills, knowledge and experience
Contract term: Permanent


We are seeking a motivated, committed and flexible individual to join our multi-disciplinary healthcare team as a Mental Health and Designated Safeguarding Lead. This unique position will lead the development and delivery of Safeguarding at the School as both Mental Health and Designated Safeguarding Lead, act as deputy to the Health Care Manager, provide therapeutic one-on-one support to Upper School students and professional input as part of a multi-disciplinary team supporting the physical, mental health and emotional wellbeing of students. 

The successful candidate will be a well-qualified Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist or a Clinical Child Psychologist, with CAMHS experience, will be responsible for ensuring appropriate and effective mental health provision in this demanding elite vocational environment. The role will also manage policies, policy development and compliance control for the Healthcare team and deliver in house training time to time.

Start date: 1 September 2018

Salary: Circa £35,000 per annum depending on skills, knowledge and experience

Hours: 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday during term time with 6 weeks of on-call cover. 

Location: Based at White Lodge with regular travel to Covent Garden weekly. Hours will likely be split in the region of 70% at White Lodge and 30% at Upper School.

For the job description and how to apply, please visit our website:

Please note that we do not accept CV’s.

Closing date: 21 June 2018

Interview: W/C 25 June 2018

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidates will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check and further pre-employment checks to comply with boarding school recruitment regulations.

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More about The Royal Ballet School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16 - 19 years
Address: Upper School, 46 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 9DA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7836 8899
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