Head of Stamford Hill Programme

Job Description – Head of Stamford Hill Programme

Reports to: CEO

Hours: Full or part-time hours will be considered, 26 – 37 hours per week.

Salary: £50 – 70,000 FTE per annum depending on skills and experience

Direct reports: Clinical Managers with responsibility for Stamford Hill programme

Location: Noa House (Golders Green) – some travel will be necessary

Closing Date: 7th July 2022

Holiday entitlement: (Taken in hours) 28 days FTE including bank holidays, plus Jewish holidays when Noa is closed

General Description

At Noa we provide emotional, practical and therapeutic support to adolescent girls aged 12-24 from the London Orthodox Jewish community. Noa girls receive care, support and skills to enable them to regain their self-worth, empowering them to lead healthier and more productive futures.

Due to significant expansion into North London, we are looking for a Clinical/Counselling Psychologist or Psychotherapist, or Senior Practitioner to head our expanding Stamford Hill programme. The successful candidate will be a highly motivated individual, team player, and committed to Noa’s shared value of treating each client individually with creative, empowering and professional care.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Further develop and manage the Stamford Hill programme within Noa Girls
  • Aid in recruitment of key team members
  • Contribute to the overall senior leadership team at Noa
  • Build and develop relationships with key organisations and schools within the Stamford Hill community
  • Supervisions and/or line management of Stamford Hill programme clinical staff, including managing staff personal goals via appraisals, staff development and team morale
  • Be part of the multidisciplinary team that manages safeguarding and risk within Noa.
  • Ensure all outcome data is collected and collated

Person Specification

Knowledge and Preferred Experience


  • Highly self-motivated person who can take initiative and is a good team player.
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Experience of working within the Charedi Community a necessity
  • Experience in managing staff
  • Experience of working with complex cases
  • Experience of risk management (across individual and team context)
  • Experience of working within a fast-paced growth structure and maintaining good boundaries
  • Direct experience of working with adolescents and young adults with mental health difficulties


  • A proven track record of developing or managing a clinical service
  • Experience of offering clinical supervision to staff
  • Post-graduate qualification in a therapeutic discipline

Personal attributes

  • Work well within a team with a professional “can-do” attitude
  • Strong communication skills, and approachability
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as an active team member
  • Enjoys multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment
  • A detail orientated problem solver
  • Comfortable in a managerial role
  • Passionate about supporting the mental wellbeing of girls from the Orthodox Jewish community in navigating their adolescence
  • Warm, engaging and motivational.

Additional Information

  • This role is office based
  • This job description and person specification is not prescriptive; it merely outlines the key tasks and responsibilities of the post. The Head of Stamford Hill Programme will be expected to carry out such reasonable duties as may be requested from time to time by the CEO. The key tasks and responsibilities are subject to change. Any changes will be made in consultation with the post holder. This Job Description is subject to alteration in response to changes in legislation or Noa Girls’ operational procedures.