Tavistock Relationships is a values-led organisation. All of our staff and volunteers share our commitment to promote and safeguard couples, families’ and society’s relationships.
We are looking for staff and volunteers who share our values and vision. If you would like to join our team and make a difference to the lives of couples and families across the country, take a look at our current vacancies.
Tavistock Relationships offers a wide range of staff benefits to promote a healthy work-life balance. Click here for more information on the benefits we can provide.
Role: Director of Clinical ServicesLocation: Central London/Flexible remote working supportedStart date: ASAPSalary: £66,832-£79,187 per annum FTERole description: Working for an internationally renowned training institute, this role offers a competitive salary and benefits package with significant professional development opportunities.
Tavistock Relationships (TR) is an operating arm of the Tavistock Institute of Medical Psychology, and was founded, as the Family Discussion Bureau by Enid Balint in 1948 – in the context of the social upheaval of the Second World War and the huge disruption faced by families.
Today it is a dynamic national charity that trains new practitioners, allied health and social care professionals, delivers clinical services and conducts research.TR’s working philosophy is derived from the knowledge and insights generated by psycho-analytically oriented clinical practice and research. It has grown up in the ‘Tavistock’ tradition, which embodies this philosophy in the United Kingdom and over nearly 70 years has led the development of the theory and practice of couple psychoanalysis
TR aims to improve the quality of adult couple relationships, prevent family breakdown and enhance the lives of children. It is a national organisation, with an international reputation.
We are looking for a Director of Clinical Services to lead and develop our clinical practice and participate as a member of the organisation’s executive team.
Tavistock Relationships has an experienced, committed and diverse clinical and operations team in place. These core staff, along with our team of visiting clinical staff and supervisors, enable us to provide specialist couple therapy services of the highest standard, offering the support and development opportunity of our foundation of a training institution.The Director of Clinical Services will lead and develop these staff, enabling us to continue to grow and effectively scale our clinical service activity, providing support to a wide range of people and within diverse communities.
TR is looking for an exceptional individual with strong clinical, intellectual and leadership capacity along with commercial acumen.
The successful candidate will understand and have a strong commitment to the delivery of psychotherapeutic services with a respect for the organisation’s psychoanalytic tradition.
Tavistock Relationships is a learning organisation and committed to providing our staff with the support and learning opportunities they need to be successful in their role. We will discuss any training needs identified as part of the recruitment process with successful applicants.
We welcome applications from candidates from diverse racial backgrounds. You can read a copy of our Diversity and Equality in Employment Policy.
For further details on the role and our organisation, please refer to the Candidate Brief below.
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Tavistock Relationships (TR) was founded in 1948 after the Second World War had led to huge need and demand for couple counselling and psychotherapy services.
Today, it is a dynamic national charity that trains new practitioners, trains allied health and social care professionals, and delivers a clinical service to those in need.
Healthy couple relationships are a core component of wellbeing, individual mental health, and family stability. TR aims to improve the quality of adult couple relationships, prevent family breakdown and enhance the lives of children.
The organisation is working to develop an organisational digital transformation strategy that crystalizes common goals for technological transformation and informs resource allocation and investment decision making. This strategy will underpin TR’s strategic development plans, which seek to enable the widest access to our clinical services and trainings.
Another core component of organisational activity is sharing our message regarding the importance of couple relationships, harnessing the power of digital media and data driven activity to enable widespread dissemination.
To support these key strategic activities, the board is looking to add expertise in the following areas:
An interest in supporting mental health, couples and families is a requirement for this appointment.
The newly appointed Trustee will commit to attending between four to twelve meetings per year, including the Board and other Sub-Committee meetings. They will also be fully supported through an induction plan and will be offered ongoing support from the CEO, other Trustees, and the wider Senior Management Team.
For further details about the role, please refer to the candidate brief below.
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If you would like to apply for this role, please submit your CV and a cover letter to email@example.com
We welcome applications from individuals from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds, the LGBTQ+ community and people with disability. We are also keen to ensure governance level input from those with lived experience of the issues our organisation works with, which include relationship breakdown, and parental conflict.
If you would like to have an informal conversation about this appointment, please contact Katie Torres by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that as a Charitable organisation, we work to minimise our costs and as such do not hold a budget for recruitment agency fees.
Tavistock Relationships has identified a priority to increase racial diversity in the organisation. To support this priority, we would particularly welcome expressions of interest from applicants from diverse racial backgrounds.