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Pieta Vacancy: Psychotherapists / Counselling Psychologists – Lucan

26/06/2021 09:00 | Anonymous member (Administrator)


Essential Qualifications:

(i) A recognized qualification at minimum Level 7 or higher qualification on the NQAI framework in Counselling or a Level 9 in Counselling Psychology.

AND

(ii) Be a fully accredited Psychotherapist / Counselling Psychologist with the Irish Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy (IACP), Irish Association of Humanistic and Integrative Psychotherapy (IAHIP), Family Therapy Association of Ireland (FTAI), National Association of Professional Counselling & Psychotherapy (NAPCP), Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI) or Irish Council of Psychotherapy (ICP).


Role & Responsibilities:

Reporting directly to the Lead Therapist the role of the Therapist is to provide professional and compassionate therapeutic support to individuals who are in suicidal or self-harm crisis, and 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
  • Ensure clinical records are properly and accurately maintained as required
  • 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
  • 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 on-going psychotherapy registration requirements
  • Maintain professional and personal boundaries
  • Participate in team meetings and attend other meetings as deemed necessary
  • To be flexible regarding working hours in line with the needs of the service (incorporating late evening and weekend work)
  • 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 adults and children in assessment and therapeutic work
  • Experience of working with crisis intervention and suicide bereavement
  • 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 prioritise competing demands
  • Ability to consult, liaise with other services as required
  • Ability to foster good working relationships with external agencies and organisations


Hours & Salary:

20 hours per week over 5 days (including x1 evening) €26,000 per annum

16 hours per week over 4 days (including x1 evening) €20,800 per annum

12 hours per week over 3 days (including x1 evening) €15,600 per annum

8 hours per week over 2 days (including x1 evening) €10,400 per annum


Note: Garda Vetting is required (of the successful candidates) for all positions.

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 by 5th July 2021.

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& Integrative Psychotherapy (IAHIP) Ltd.

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☎ +353 (0) 1 284 1665

email: admin@iahip.org


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