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  • 21/03/2023 15:07 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Rosemount Community Development Group Ltd.



    We are currently recruiting. 

    Would you like to join our team?

    Rosemount Family Resource Centre Dundrum, are looking for:

    Fully qualified Credited or Pre - Accredited Psychotherapists.

    Please send your CV to: manager.1rosemount@gmail.com

    Louise Keogh - Manager

    087 692 7361

    Rosemount Family Resource Centre

    2-3 Waldemar Terrace

    Main Street


    D14 FX79

  • 21/03/2023 14:56 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Role: Suicide Bereavement Liaison Officer

    Location: Dublin North area with travel required around this region

    Hours: 24 hours over 3 days per week

    Salary: €23.16 per hour

    About: The Suicide Bereavement Liaison Service is a collaborative venture between Pieta House and the HSE. The primary objective of the service is to provide a high quality and proactive support to families and community in the aftermath of a loss by suspected suicide, within a defined framework and protocol to the geographic area.

    The Suicide Bereavement Liaison Officer will provide support and guidance to individuals and families in the immediate aftermath of death by suicide. The role will require travel around the Dublin North region to meet and assist clients in their home/community. The ideal candidate will have strong communication and networking skills in order to establish and maintain working relationships with agencies and organisations locally.

    Reporting directly to the National Co-ordinator on day to day matters you will also be part of a national network of Suicide Bereavement Liaison Officers.


    • Coordinate and develop the service to provide immediate contact and support to those bereaved and affected by a suspected suicide across the assigned geographic area
    • Provide timely and relevant support, information and advice. Exercise good judgment in assessing each case and establishing the most appropriate steps for on-going support, signposting or onward referral
    • Develop strong relationships and partnerships with key agencies and first responders in the region, to establish and facilitate helpful responses to individuals, families, or groups who have been bereaved by suicide
    • Prepare detailed monitoring and progress reports on a quarterly basis to include data pertaining to the delivery of service to those bereaved (liaison links, referrals made, follow up etc)
    • Continue to develop and maintain interagency protocol that will provide a co-ordinated response to families following a suicide death in line with best practice and/or local HSE CfL response protocols
    • Support community responses in consultation with the HSE Resource Officer for Suicide Prevention and HSE Mental Health Operations
    • Work with the HSE on the early identification of potential suicide clusters and liaise with agencies in line with local policy
    • Create and maintain confidential records of contact with individuals, under data protection, and in line with HSE policy and procedure
    • Attend regular supervision with the Project Supervisor
    • Keep up to date with professional developments in the field of suicide bereavement and the provision of mental health services and implement changes accordingly

    Skills & Experience:

    • An understanding of the bereavement process and how being bereaved by suicide can affect individuals
    • A degree (or equivalent) in a relevant clinical area such as counselling, psychotherapy or psychology and professional accreditation in their relevant field by IACP, IAHIP, ICP, PSI etc. A specific bereavement qualification is also desirable.
    • A minimum of 3 years’ relevant post- qualification experience of working with people in a therapeutic and multi-disciplinary setting
    • Own transport and full driving licence
    • Working knowledge of the mental health field and the key agencies involved
    • Demonstrated experience of working in challenging environments and to be flexible and adaptive in responding to changing demands, needs and priorities
    • A clear understanding of professional boundaries and the need to adhere and uphold them
    • Experience and or understanding of issues around lone working
    • An understanding of confidentiality and how it relates to this work and its impact on working practice
    • The willingness to work unsocial hours and a time off in lieu system
    • Personal attributes such as empathy, compassion, sensitivity, non-judgemental and being able to work with people in distress
    • Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) training and experience is desirable

    Note: Garda Vetting is required (of the successful candidates) for this position.

    Applications for the post should be made via email, attaching a cover letter (outlining your particular suitability for the role) with an updated Curriculum Vitae to recruitment@pieta.ie.


  • 21/03/2023 14:35 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Remote 24hr Crisis Helpline Therapist

    The Pieta 24hr Crisis Helpline is a confidential and professional service providing telephone/SMS crisis support, advice, and referral for those bereaved through suicide, engaging in self-harm, experiencing suicide ideation and concerned friends or family members.

    Pieta is presently recruiting Remote Helpline Psychotherapists to join our existing team.

    Hours: 24hrs per week on average (13 X 8hr shifts per month)

    Location: Fully Remote – Laptop and phone will be provided

    Salary: €22.84 basic rate per hour/€30.00 Sunday rate per hour

    24hr Crisis Helpline therapists works morning, afternoon, evening and night shifts – there is a set rotating roster in place, and this role requires all helpline therapists to work across this rotating shift pattern.

    Essential Criteria:

    • Have completed a Diploma or Degree course in Counselling & Psychotherapy.
    • Be an Accredited or Pre-Accredited member of IACP, IAHIP, FTAI, NAPCP, ICP, BACP or equivalent.
    • Be flexible and available to work shifts across the 24-hour day, including night shifts & weekends and on a rotating basis.
    • Demonstrate evidence of their personal therapy work. 
    • Excellent listening, communication, decision-making and assessment skills.
    • Great warmth and the ability to empathise.
    • Proficiency in MS Office and Outlook.

    Desirable Criteria;

    • Previous helpline experience, either in a paid or voluntary capacity.
    • Training and experience in working with those at risk of or affected by suicide.
    • Experience in working as part of a Clinical Team
    • Experience using Salesforce or similar CRM system

    The successful candidate shall be required to:

    • Build relationships and support callers using the stated policies and procedures of the Helpline.
    • Work within the ethos and philosophy of Pieta
    • Receive ongoing external clinical supervision and attend group supervision internally in Pieta once per calendar month.
    • Actively participate in Pieta internal meetings as appropriate e.g. staff/clinical meetings.
    • Take responsibility for one’s own continued professional development.
    • Keep up to date with best practice and procedures at all times in line with the Code of Ethics of IACP, IAHIP, FTAI, NAPCP, BACP, ICP or equivalent.

    To Apply:

    To Apply: Applications should be submitted by email to recruitment@pieta.ie. Applications should include CV and cover letter outlining suitability to the role.

    Closing date for applications is 25th June 2021

    Note: The successful candidate will be required to complete a Garda Vetting application form.


  • 21/03/2023 14:25 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Role: Pre-Accredited Psychotherapists

    Location: Current vacancies in Pieta centers located in: Cork, Waterford & Wexford

    Contract: 6-month Fixed Term Contract

    Salary: €18.50 per hour

    Hours: 10 & 15 hour contracts available ( 10 = 2 days per week / 15 hours = 3 days per week)

    Shifts are 5 hours in duration based on site in a Pieta centre providing face-to-face therapy to clients.

    • Max 4x clients per day with 1x hour allocated for administrative duties
    • Working days/hours will be fixed and agreed upon at the time of recruitment with the Lead Therapist
    • Upon completion of hours and obtaining full accreditation, you may then choose to apply for a fully employed therapist role within Pieta as vacancies arise

    Essential Qualifications:

    (i) A recognized qualification at minimum Level 8 or higher qualification on the NQAI framework in Counselling or a Level 9 in Counselling Psychology.


    (ii) Be a pre-accredited Psychotherapist / Counselling Psychologist with at least 200 hours of client work (post qualification) completed with IACP, BACP, IAHIP, FTAI, IAPTP, APPI, APCP, NAPCP, PSI or ICP.

    Role & Responsibilities:

    The role of the Pre-Accredited Therapist is to provide professional and compassionate therapeutic support to individuals who are in suicidal or self-harm crisis and those bereaved by suicide. With the support of the Lead Therapist and wider team, you will have the opportunity to complete your clinical hour requirements.

    • Provide evidence-informed, brief, strengths-based & goal focused interventions
    • Work in accordance with Pieta’s Policies, Procedures, and Guidelines
    • Liaise and consult with other professionals in supporting the client as required
    • Ensure clinical records are properly and accurately maintained as required
    • Attend external clinical supervision (paid by Pieta) and attend monthly group supervision internally in Pieta.
    • Contribute to research, audit, and evaluation of the service as required
    • Fulfil obligations as per the Children First Act 2015
    • Comply with responsibilities under the Data Protection Acts 1988, 2003 & 2018 (GDPR)
    • Ensure compliance with any necessary ongoing psychotherapy registration requirements
    • Maintain professional and personal boundaries
    • Participate in team meetings and attend other meetings as deemed necessary
    • Share information with the Lead Therapist, Regional Manager, Pieta team, and other services as appropriate in accordance with good practice

    Skills Required:

    • Ability to engage individuals in therapeutic work
    • Experience working with crisis intervention and suicide bereavement
    • Knowledge of Brief Solution Focused Interventions, CBT, etc.
    • Ability to reflect on practice in order to facilitate personalized learning, professional development, and service improvement
    • Demonstrate great warmth and the ability to empathize
    • Strong interpersonal & communication skills
    • Ability to work cooperatively as part of a team
    • Strong time management skills and capacity to prioritize competing demands

    Note: Garda Vetting is required of the successful candidate

    Applications for the above should be made through our website or via email, attaching a cover letter (outlining your particular suitability to the role) with an updated Curriculum Vitae to recruitment@pieta.ie


  • 14/03/2023 14:34 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Pieta’s vision is a world where suicide, self-harm, and stigma have been replaced by hope, self-care, and acceptance. Pieta provides a range of counselling services for people who are suicidal, engage in self-harm or who are bereaved by suicide. Pieta also operates a national 24-hour helpline (1800 247 247) and has a dedicated Education and Training office. We are committed to delivering our services with care and professionalism and continue to strive to ensure that we provide the best service for our clients.

    Position: Qualified and experienced Child & Adolescent Psychotherapists for centre-based roles nationwide

    Location: Vacancies are in the following Pieta office locations:

    Connaught: Galway, Tuam, Sligo, Ballina

    Leinster: Wexford, Athlone, Ballyfermot, Tallaght, Swords, Collins Ave, Skerries, Lucan

    Munster: Kerry, Cork, Limerick, Wexford, Waterford

    Ulster: Cavan, Monaghan, Letterkenny

    Contract options available:

    · 25 hours per week over 5 days

    · 20 hours per week over 4 days

    · 15 hours per week over 3 days

    · 10 hours per week over 2 days

    · Full-time hours may be available depending on centre

    · **Shifts are 5 consecutive hours with max 4 clients per day. One hour is allocated for related administrative duties. Hours will be fixed and negotiated with Lead Therapist at the time of hire. Evening/Saturday morning work may be required depending on the centre’s service needs and its opening hours. Please visit www.pieta.ie for further details on centre locations and each centre’s opening hours.

    Salary: €30 per hour

    Contract Type: Permanent

    Role & Responsibilities:

    Reporting directly to the centre’s Lead Therapist the role of the Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist is to provide professional and compassionate therapeutic support to children & adolescents who are in suicidal or self-harm crisis, or those bereaved by suicide.

    • Conduct face-to-face risk & suitability assessments and implement risk management plans as appropriate
    • Provide evidence-informed, brief, strengths-based & goal focused interventions
    • Work in accordance with Pieta’s Policies, Procedures and Guidelines
    • Liaise and consult with other professionals in supporting the client as required
    • Maintain accurate, confidential records of practice using Salesforce
    • Attend external clinical supervision twice per month (paid by Pieta) and attend group supervision internally in Pieta once per month
    • Contribute to research, audit and evaluation of the service as required
    • Maintain professional and personal boundaries
    • Participate in team meetings and attend other meetings as deemed necessary
    • Share information with the Lead Therapist, Regional Manager, Pieta team and other services as appropriate in accordance with good practice

    Education, Skills & Experience Required:

    • A recognized qualification at Level 8* on the NQAI framework in Counselling and/or Psychotherapy or a Level 9 in Counselling Psychology. *(A recognised Level 7 in Counselling and / or Psychotherapy obtained pre-2018 along with accreditation will be accepted)
    • Be a fully accredited Psychotherapist / Counselling Psychologist with IACP, BACP, IAHIP, FTAI, IAPTP, APPI, APCP, NAPCP, PSI or ICP
    • A formal qualification to work with clients aged under 18 years old is essential - training and experience in this area is essential
    • Knowledge of Brief Solution Focused Interventions, CBT etc.
    • Ability to reflect on practice in order to facilitate personal learning, professional development and service improvement
    • Demonstrate great warmth and the ability to empathize
    • Strong interpersonal & communication skills
    • Ability to work co-operatively as part of a team
    • Strong time management skills and capacity to prioritize competing demands
    • Ability to foster good working relationships with external agencies and organisations
    • Ability to fulfill obligations as per the Children First Act 2015
    • Note: Garda Vetting is required (of the successful candidates) for all positions.

    Employee Benefits:

    • 2 paid days to attend a course relevant to your role in Pieta and €150 contribution towards a CPD course
    • Entitlement to 2x paid supervision (independent) sessions per month up to a maximum of €70 per session
    • Occupational pension scheme – 5% Employer Contribution
    • Travel pass & bike to work schemes
    • Employee Assistance Programme
    • Employee discounts
    • Supportive team environment with monthly in-house group supervision and in depth Pieta Way training for all new starters

    Applications for the above should be made through our website or via email, attaching a cover letter outlining your location, contract preference and particular suitability to the role with an updated C.V to recruitment@pieta.ie Please email any informal enquiries to recruitment@pieta.ie


  • 28/02/2023 17:49 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Details of Service: The post holder will possess the skill set necessary to respond to a broad range of Polish migrant service users’ mental health issues

    Position: Polish speaking counsellor/psychotherapist

    REPORTING TO: U-Clinic Counselling Service Coordinator

    Pay rates: pro rata HSE Counsellor rates based on experience.

    • Flexible working hours to ensure customer focussed service.

    • Work to be carried out remotely mostly using system provided but some travel to Cork office would be essential

    Purpose of the Post: 

    The purpose of the post is:

    • To provide a community based, counselling in Polish language to the Polish community in Ireland.
    • To write articles and prepare webinars raising mental health issues among the Polish community.

    Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

    Clinical Practice

    • Conduct initial assessments.
    • Provide individual counselling in Polish language to clients.
    • Keep appropriate client files.
    • To practice in accordance with Together-Razem standards.
    • Inform and facilitate clients in accessing other appropriate health care and support services and referral to more specialist services if required.
    • Referral of clients to self-help groups and community initiatives.
    • Notification of child abuse in accordance with Children First Guidelines.
    • To actively participate in regular external clinical supervision
    • To engage in in-service and other relevant training opportunities and to keep up to date with new developments in counselling/therapy and addiction treatment.
    • To monitor and evaluate effectiveness and outcomes of treatment for individuals/groups, matching therapy to needs.
    • Participation in the development of new initiatives: e.g. Community based programmes, training programmes etc.
    • To provide training in skills and theory appropriate to best counselling practice as required.

    Administration and Accountability

    1. To maintain contemporaneous records and submit statistics and activity data in a timely manner.

    2. To write clear concise reports in Polish and English

    3. Maintain records and submit activity data on a report form provided.

    4. To use and maintain online Appointment system available.

    5. Take corporate responsibility as well as ethical counselling responsibility.

    6. To co-operate with the operation of new technology and Doxy online system – training to be provided.

    7. To report to the U-Clinic Coordinator on matters affecting the administration of the service.

    8. To attend in service training as required.

    9. Flexibility in practice as required i.e. out of hours, provision of new programmes and service initiatives.


    The above job description is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all duties involved and consequently, the post holder may be required to perform other duties as appropriate to the post which may be assigned to him / her from time to time and to contribute to the development of the post while in office.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    Each candidate must, possess:

    • A recognised qualification at minimum level 8 QQI in Counselling or Psychotherapy; or level 9 QQI in Counselling or Clinical Psychology (Level 7 qualifications will be considered if they have completed a minimum 2 years client work post qualification)
    • Accredited or pre-accredited with a recognised, established accreditation body (e.g.PSI, APCP, IACP, NAPCP, IAHIP, ICP)

    Other requirements specific to the post:

    • Fluent Polish language knowledge is essential to this role.
    • Good command of English language
    • Good IT skills
    • Flexible working hours – availability to work unsociable hours as required to provide greater access to services.
    • Availability to provide at least 4 counselling sessions weekly.
    • Capacity to work on own initiative.
    • Ability to provide counselling/therapy services that are evidenced based and solution focused.
    • Capacity to develop positive relationships with internal and external agencies.
    • Experience of developing and delivering workshops, webinars
    • Experience and skills in the referral process and assessment of clients.
    • Paid supervision (1 per month).
    • Free regular support team meetings
    • Administrative support team on hand
    • Flexible working schedule
    • Opportunity to work from home.

    Selection Process: 

    Shortlisting may be carried out based on information supplied in your C.V.

    CV and short cover letter to be supplied to w.bialek@together-razem.org

    Failure to include information regarding these requirements may result in you not being called forward to the next stage of the selection process.

    Those successful at the shortlisting stage of this process (where applied)

    will be called forward to interview.

    Closing date 10/3/2023

    Interviews to be held online - third week of March.

    If successful at interview, you will be required to submit the following:

    - Professional Indemnity Certificate

    - Copies of relevant Qualifications

    - Pre-Accreditation / Accreditation Cert

    - Children's First Training Cert

    - Garda Vetting Form

    - Copy of Proof of Address

    - Copy of Photo ID

    - Name and Contact details of 2 referees

    This job description is a guide to the general range of duties assigned to the post holder.

    It is intended to be neither definitive nor restrictive and is subject to periodic review.

  • 14/02/2023 14:53 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Dublin Rape Crisis Centre – Therapy Services Manager

    Salary: €60,000 - €65,000 depending on experience

    Location: Dublin 2

    Background Information:

    Dublin Rape Crisis Centre (DRCC) has a twofold mission: to prevent the harm and heal the trauma of all forms of sexual violence in Ireland. DRCC provides therapeutic and first response services through the National 24/7 Helpline, face to face therapy and a developing online counselling programme. It provides accompaniment and support to those who attend the Rotunda Sexual Assault Treatment Unit, Garda Stations, and the Courts. In addition, it offers education and training programmes for a wide variety of professionals and volunteers who work with those who have experienced sexual violence.

    The Role:

    DRCC is now recruiting a Therapy Services Manager to support the Head of Therapy with the delivery of an efficient and effective client therapy service within DRCC. The successful candidate will form part of the management structure of the department overseeing and supervising a team of therapists. They will support therapy operations and activities across the Therapy Department in addition to coordinating client services and resources in outreach locations.

    The successful candidate must have a relevant recognised qualification(s) and experience in the field of counselling or psychotherapy. In addition, you must be fully accredited by one of the divisions of the IAHIP, IACP, or ICP. Previous managerial experience for a group of professional staff is also required.

    Key responsibilities will include:

    • Supporting the Head of Therapy to continue to deliver and expand the provision of client care.
    • Building on and embedding effective therapy services and processes.
    • Managing and developing new and existing client services.
    • Developing and managing a growing Therapy Team in conjunction with the Head of Therapy

    If you’re an energetic, innovative manager with exceptional organisational development experience, strong IT skills, a therapeutic background in the area of sexual violence/abuse, and a passion for providing high quality care and continuous improvement, we’d love to hear from you!

    Applications details:

    The recruitment campaign for the role of Therapy Services Manager is being managed exclusively on behalf of DRCC by Laura Patten of CCI Executive Search, a non-profit specialist recruitment consultancy.

    Please email recruitment@cciexecutivesearch.ie for the full candidate information pack and application details for this role. Please use ‘DRCC – Therapy Services Manager’ as the subject of your email.

    DRCC is an equal opportunities employer

    Dublin Rape Crisis Centre welcomes applications from people of diverse backgrounds and abilities. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with a disability. Should you have a reasonable accommodation request and you wish to discuss please contact Laura in CCI on 01 524 2807 or email recruitment@cciexecutivesearch.ie

    Closing Date: 12pm (noon) on Friday, 31st March 2023

  • 24/01/2023 14:32 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Vacancy ID: 003012

    Contract Type:  Fixed Term Contract – January 2023 to June 27ᵗʰ 2025 (30 months)

    Location: Multiple Locations however predominantly based in Limerick. 

    This post will be a multi campus role across the Limerick, Clare and Tipperary campuses

    Reporting to: Academic Administration and Student Affairs Manager or such other person as they may delegate

    Expected Start Date: January 2023

    Competition Type: Open Competition.

    A panel maybe created from this competition.

    Introduction: Technological University of the Shannon: Midlands Midwest (TUS) is Ireland’s third technological university and home to 14,000 students and a staff complement of approximately 2,000, full-time and part-time, across six campuses in Athlone, Limerick, Thurles, Clonmel, and Ennis.

    Established on October 1, 2021, TUS has a strong regional focus and will be a key driver of development and investment across the Midlands and Midwest. The new networked university, linked by the river Shannon, borders on almost half of Ireland's 26 counties and will provide unprecedented levels of access to higher education.

    We are committed to developing a contemporary and vibrant technological university - a higher education institute that reflects the educational and economic needs of our region and communities we serve. The new technological university will connect knowledge creation with industry partnerships to grow and support collaboration. The technological university will be the home of academic leaders, knowledge creators and cutting-edge researchers who will positively affect people's lives now and in the future.

    The Role:  Attached to the office of the Vice President Student Education and Experience and reporting to the Academic Administration and Student Affairs Manager, the Student Counselling Service provides on-going mental health and wellbeing support for students as they progress through their academic programmes.

    The Head of Student Counselling plays a crucial role in managing all aspects of clinical service delivery. The Student Counselling Service is a very busy service where students present with a full range of psychological and emotional difficulties. The role works as part of a dynamic team of professionals providing a range of counselling responses and initiatives. The post holder will oversee the implementation of clinical policies and procedures in delivering a safe, high quality, and effective clinical service as well as identifying and monitoring risk in relation to the service. The post holder will be key in the provision of clinical governance and support.

    The Head of Student Counselling will lead a team, currently consisting of a cohort of full-time and part – time Counsellors, an Assistant Psychologist together with some additional services from a number of trainee and intern Psychotherapists.


    Candidates must: 

    • Hold a minimum of a postgraduate degree or professional qualification (master’s or equivalent) in Counselling or clinical psychology, counselling/psychotherapy or equivalent as recognised by a relevant professional body such PSI, IACP or IAHIP
    • Significant leadership and management experience
    • Five years plus relevant experience in student counselling/clinical service delivery or equivalent (e.g. CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service))
    • Be an accredited counsellor or chartered psychologist by a recognised counselling professional body


    • Be experienced in the assessment of emotional and psychological distress
    • Five years plus relevant experience in teamwork, leading, directing and training
    • Demonstrable evidence of leadership in equality and diversity.
    • Experience of providing Clinical Supervision with practitioners both on an individual and group basis

    Competencies Required: 

    • Expected to have the highest level of professional competence and integrity as well as a commitment to continued personal and professional development.
    • Required to be flexible, have a high level of IT skills, be an excellent team leader and member, have excellent communication skills, research skills, creativity and resourcefulness.

    Principal duties and responsibilities: 

    The Head of Student Counselling will:

    • Provide clinical leadership and direction to the Student Counselling Service across the TUS campuses in Limerick, Tipperary and Clare
    • Administer and coordinate the workload, resources and activities of the Service
    • Be responsible for the day to day operational management of the Counselling Service and the quality of services provided by all counselling personnel, ensuring that a professional, efficient and effective service is provided to TUS students
    • Coordinate, recruit, train, supervise, and evaluate professional and administrative support staff, including planning and facilitating team meetings
    • Guide, manage, direct and support the Counselling Team in order to maintain and contribute to a collegial environment
    • Monitor and assess, along with other counsellors, students presenting to the service on a daily and weekly basis, to identify their needs and make appropriate allocations to counselling personnel.
    • Carry an active caseload (5 – 10 clients weekly) throughout the year, including those who present with complex needs, so as to remain engaged in direct professional practice and maintaining a first-hand sense of the current issues presented by students.
    • Ensure comprehensive risk assessments and follow-up action plans are facilitated for highly vulnerable students
    • Implement appropriate intake and outcome assessment tools
    • Undertake regular evaluation and monitoring of all aspects of the counselling service and where appropriate make or recommend changes to enhance the performance of the Service
    • Administer procedures that monitor the quality of all counselling and/or clinical work
    • Identify and develop new services and/or digital platforms required to meet the changing needs of students
    • Ensure best practice and professional standards are maintained in work practices, policies and procedures in the Counselling Service
    • Have overall responsibility for ensuring case management supervision of counsellors
    • Ensure all legal and statutory requirements are adhered to, with particular reference to Children First and Adults at Risk
    • Design and develop psycho-educational programmes and classes for particular student groups as required
    • Design and deliver staff and student training e.g. dealing with distressed students, how to make referrals and in cooperation and consultation with relevant stakeholders including para-counselling skills and learning to respond to distressed/anxious students
    • Develop and maintain a confidential student record/electronic database system(s) and to ensure adherence to GDPR and relevant professional guidelines
    • Maintain professional liaison with other relevant agencies, both internal and external, in order to develop links with services in the community such as Voluntary Agencies and Statutory Services
    • Operate within budget constraints and to use service data to inform strategic decisions and/or business cases for the development of the service
    • Liaise and consult Institute staff on an ongoing basis and advise (as necessary) in relation to individual student needs
    • Engage in/contribute to the conceptual/research/counselling literature and/or engage with HEI Student Counselling at regional/national level, to further the advancement of such services
    • Develop and update policies and procedures for the Service
    • Attend meetings and act as a representative member on committees as required and considered appropriate by the Academic Administration and Student Affairs Manager or other Senior Officers of the Institute
    • Represent the service in matters relating to mental health and wellbeing both within the Institute and externally.
    • Contribute to the production of necessary annual reports and occasional reviews as required.
    • Assist in the promotion of the service and positive student mental health and wellbeing
    • Work closely with all other support services within Academic Administration and Student Affairs, also with HR, students union, academic, professional, management, support staff and other key stakeholders
    • Keep abreast of new developments and best practice in in psychology and counselling/psychotherapy and continually update skills and knowledge
    • Advise the Institute in relation to student mental health and wellbeing when required.
    • Work within the ethical guidelines of a recognised professional body
    • Perform such other relevant duties as may be assigned from time to time by TUS

    Superannuation: This is a pensionable post. Specific details of the scheme will be dependent on the successful appointee’s individual status and therefore such details will be provided at the time of appointment.

    Applicants should note that they will be required to complete a Pre-Employment Declaration to confirm whether they have previously availed of an Irish Public Service Scheme of incentivised early retirement or enhanced redundancy payment.

    Applicants will also be required to declare any entitlements to a Public Service pension benefit (in payment or preserved) from any other Irish Public Service employment.

    Garda Vetting: Following the commencement of the National Vetting Bureau (Children and Vulnerable Persons) Acts 2012 to 2016, Garda Vetting may be required in advance of commencing this position.

    Hours: 35 hours (net of rest breaks).

    Annual Leave: 29 days per annum. CL 0009/2014 will apply.

    Salary Scale: €87,667 - €103,046 (8 points)

    The rate of remuneration may be adjusted from time to time in line with Government pay policy.

    Contact Details: 

    The Human Resources Department

    Technological University of the Shannon:

    Midlands Midwest

    Email: humanresources@lit.ie (Midwest)

    TUS Midwest staff who wish to apply must apply via the ESS system.

    Only on-line e-recruitment application forms will be accepted.

    Additional Information: In addition to the minimum qualifications, it may be necessary to introduce further shortlisting criteria. Therefore, candidates may be shortlisted based on qualifications and suitable experience, based on details given on the application form.

    We welcome applications from all suitably qualified individuals regardless of gender, civil status, family status, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, race, or membership of the traveller community.

    TUS is an equal opportunities employer, working towards creating and sustaining an inclusive environment which promotes equality, embraces diversity and is committed to a work-life balance for all.

    Canvassing will disqualify. 

    Personal Data: All personal data provided will be handled in accordance with the Data Protection Policy and Privacy Statements available from the TUS website.

    To Apply: https://lit.ie/human-resources

  • 17/01/2023 14:32 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    CARI are hiring qualified, experienced and dynamic Psychotherapists/Play Therapists/ Creative Arts Therapists /Family Therapists to work in challenging and rewarding Part-Time Roles in their Dublin and Limerick offices and Nationally for their Outreach offices.

    At CARI our dedicated team help children and families affected by child sexual abuse every day.

    CARI is a registered charity founded in 1989 and is currently the leading provider of professional, child centred, trauma informed therapy services to children, families and groups who have been affected by child sexual abuse. CARI’s therapy services provide therapy to children aged 18 and under who have been affected by sexual abuse and children aged 12 and under who present with sexually harmful behaviour.

    Part-Time Psychotherapist Role:

    The role involves the provision of therapy to children and adolescents affected by child sexual abuse. The position also requires an ability to work supportively with the non-offending parents/carers of the child/ young person. There will also be a requirement to be able to liaise with others professionals such as socials workers, mental health professionals, teachers who may be involved in the child’s care. Previous experience of working therapeutically with children is vital, preferably on both a one to one and group basis. The role requires an ability to work within a team structure both face to face and remotely. All team members report directly to the team leader to ensure that quality in service is assured and consistency in approach is achieved. There will be opportunities for continued professional development and training within the role, and clinical supervision will be provided.

    The successful candidate may be asked to perform other duties appropriate to the position, in consultation with the Therapy Team Leader.

    The ideal candidates will have:

    • Experience of providing psychotherapy to children, adults, and families.
    • Experience of group work with children and / or adults.
    • Primary or higher degree in related discipline.
    • Recognized psychotherapy qualification and accreditation.
    • Knowledge of Children First Guidance.
    • Ability to work as part of a dynamic multidisciplinary team.

    Interested applicants should apply with cover letter and CV to Emer O’ Neill, National Head of Therapy, CARI House, Ennis Road, Limerick. V94YV80 or email: emer.oneill@cari.ie

    Closing date for applications is 13/02/2023 Applications will be treated in the strictest confidence. CARI is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

    CARI House, Ennis rd, Limerick | hello@ cari.ie | Charity No. 20023751 CHY 9491 | Company Registered Number - 148760

  • 17/01/2023 14:20 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Adolescent Psychotherapist Vacancies x 2

    (2 days per post, based in Gorey, Co. Wexford)

    WEXRC is a service offering counselling to women, men and young people who have been affected in any way by Domestic, Sexual or Gender-based violence. In addition, we offer support counselling to a partner, family member or friend who is supporting the person who has been abused.

    We invite applications from qualified and accredited Adolescent Psychotherapists to provide individual counselling services to young people aged 12 years and upwards as well as Parental Support.

    Candidates must possess:

    An accredited qualification in counselling/psychotherapy, minimum Diploma level, recognised by the Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (IACP) or Irish Association for Humanistic Integrative psychotherapy (IAHIP) or equivalent accrediting body.

    • A minimum of 2 years counselling experience.

    • Experience of providing one to one counselling to young people aged 12 and upwards.

    • Experience of providing Parental Support.

    • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, report-writing and data entry.

    To Apply: Please send CV to clare@wexfordrapecrisis.com or contact Clare Williams on 053 91 22722.

    Deadline: Friday 27th January at 5pm. Interviews will be held in Wexford town on Thursday 16th February 2023.

    CHARITY NO: CHY 12420. WEXRC is funded by the Department of Justice, Victims of Crime.

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