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Pieta Vacancy: Lead Therapist

18/06/2021 10:00 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Role: Lead Therapist

Location: Remote – within the Republic of Ireland

Hours: 35 hours per week

Contract Type: Permanent, full-time

Annual Leave: 26 days per annum

Role and Responsibilities:

This role is to support and mentor a group of pre accredited Therapists. You will work closely with the group to ensure they are completing clinical hours and guide them through their work in line with our model and training. You will also carry out assessments, and work with clients.

Reporting directly to the Regional Manager this role ensures quality in service delivery and consistency in approach. 

This role will include, but not be limited to the following:

  • Promote and maintain the ethos of Pieta which is rooted in compassion and care
  • Monitor and support therapists in the delivery of safe, high quality therapeutic interventions
  • Review and maintain knowledge of requirements for therapists working towards accreditation
  • Support Therapists in bringing issues to clinical supervision
  • Provide mentoring and guidance to pre-accredited Therapists
  • Ensuring all therapists attend individual and group supervision
  • Consult and collaborate with Lead Therapists and Regional Managers in regard to development of pre-accredited therapists
  • Ensure best practice, and support access to the service in line with our service model and ensure that risk management strategies are implemented and reviewed as needed
  • Provide one to one Therapy to clients
  • Probation and performance management and individual management support meetings
  • Oversee staff training, inductions, rostering and record completion
  • Oversee file management in-line with GDPR, data protection and confidentiality
  • Implement all policies and procedures and monitor and ensure compliance by all staff
  • Liaise with Regional Support Coordinator and Regional Manager for appropriate allocation of clients and waiting lists
  • Maintain an agreed clinical caseload 
  • Work within an agreed budget
  • Maintain relationships with the accrediting bodies
  • Ensure best practice in clinical governance, up to date accreditation and insurance

Essential Education, Skills and Experience:

  • Be fully accredited with IACP, IAHIP, PSI, NAPCP or equivalent
  • A minimum of two years supervisory or management experience
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Office 
  • Experience of working with a broad cross section of staff and professionals, across agencies/communities
  • Be interested in and demonstrate a belief and enthusiasm for the work of Pieta
  • Experience with databases an advantage (e.g. Salesforce CRM)


Applications for this post should be made via the website or by email to recruitment@pieta.ie by 23rd June 2021. Please attach a CV and cover letter outlining your particular suitability to the role.


Please Note: Garda Vetting is required of the successful candidate


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& Integrative Psychotherapy (IAHIP) Ltd.

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