Psychological Therapy Practitioner / Mental Health Clinical Counsellor / Psychotherapist

  • Job Reference: AWDO-C12163
  • Date Posted: 30 April 2024
  • Recruiter: AWD online
  • Location: Hackney, East London
  • Salary: £35,446
  • Bonus/Benefits: FTE (Starting Salary) + Benefits
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Part Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

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Psychological Therapy Practitioner / Mental Health Clinical Counsellor / Psychotherapist with a qualification in psychotherapy and counselling, clinical and wellbeing experience working with clients, both 1to1 and in groups, and excellent organisational and administrative skills is required for a well-established charity based in East London.

This role is known within the organisation as a Psychological Therapies Practitioner.

 

SALARY: Starting salary £35,446 FTE / Actual Salary £21,267 (based on 22.5 hour per week) + Benefits       

LOCATION: Hackney, East London (E9) with some remote work        

JOB TYPE: Part-Time, Fixed Term Contract until 31 May 2025 (with potential for extension)

WORKING HOURS: 22.5 Hours per Week (occasional evening and weekend working)

 

JOB OVERVIEW

We have a fantastic new job opportunity for a Psychological Therapy Practitioner / Mental Health Clinical Counsellor / Psychotherapist with a qualification in psychotherapy and counselling, clinical and wellbeing experience working with clients, both 1to1 and in groups, and excellent organisational and administrative skills.

As the Psychological Therapy Practitioner / Mental Health Clinical Counsellor / Psychotherapist you will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and will facilitate one to one sessions and group therapy sessions with adults as part of the organisation’s Wellbeing Network.

Working as the Psychological Therapy Practitioner / Mental Health Clinical Counsellor / Psychotherapist you will be an experience, dynamic and creative mental health practitioner who can work in a very brief, solution focused model, while creating a strong therapeutic alliance and drawing out clients’ own expertise, capacities, resources and motivation.

 

DUTIES

Your duties as the Psychological Therapy Practitioner / Mental Health Clinical Counsellor / Psychotherapist include:

  • Manage a caseload of clients for one to one and group therapy sessions via face to face, Teams and over the telephone
  • Offer skilled screening and assessment, informed by knowledge of the spectrum of mental health needs and risk factors and support the Wellbeing Network Clinical Manager and teams with allocations
  • Work closely with the Wellbeing Network Clinical Manager to ensure appropriate services adhering to BACP guidelines
  • Apply data protection, confidentiality, safeguarding, the organisation’s lone working policy and risk management, and all professional codes of ethics
  • Keep accurate and up to date and GDPR compliant electronic records of client notes, including assessment, sessional notes, client satisfaction and wellbeing scores
  • Maintain and develop service monitoring and evaluation records, to ensure that the impact of the overall therapeutic service is evidenced
  • Monitor the views of clients regarding the effectiveness and quality of the psychological therapies' services
  • Participate in learning and development opportunities, following assessment of personal and professional development needs
  • Meet the annual membership criteria of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy, including the required level of Continuing Professional Development
  • Participate in regular one-to-one supervision sessions with line manager and group clinical supervision with colleagues along with contributing to team shared learning and development

 

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

ESSENTIAL

  • Experience of delivering clinical counselling sessions in a mental health setting, and working in reference to NICE guidance
  • Possess qualification in psychotherapy and counselling
  • Extensive post qualification status as a counsellor/psychotherapist
  • Recognised accreditation with UKCP/BACP/HCPC
  • Ability to work as part of multidisciplinary team ensuring excellent organisation, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Successful clinical experience working with clients (one-to-one and groups) with a range of difficulties, including complex mental health issues and culturally specific mental health issues
  • Experience of delivering and formulating clinical assessments
  • Experience of working in brief, solution focused therapeutic model
  • Ability to promote the concepts of social inclusion, early intervention and recovery
  • Ability to work flexibly to meet the demands of the service, both in terms of hours and role, including occasional evening and weekend working

DESIRABLE

  • Understanding of the voluntary sector

 

DBS clearance at Enhanced (with Barring) is required for this role

 

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JOB REF: AWDO-C12163

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