Role: Psychotherapists / Counselling Psychologists – Collins Avenue & Dublin North
(i) A recognized qualification at minimum Level 7 or higher qualification on the NQAI framework in Counselling or a Level 9 in Counselling Psychology.
(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
- · 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:
- · 25 hours per week over 5 days (including x1 evening) €39,000 per annum
- · 20 hours per week over 4 days (including x1 evening) €31,200 per annum
- · 15 hours per week over 3 days (including x1 evening) €23,400 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 firstname.lastname@example.org by 21st July 2021.
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