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Pieta - Vacancies: Psychotherapists/Counselling Psychologists, Nationwide

23/09/2021 10:48 | Anonymous

Role: Psychotherapists / Counselling Psychologists – Nationwide

We currently have a number a roles available across our centre’s nationally including:

  • Dublin North: 15,20, 25 hour contacts
  • Lucan: 15, 20, 25 hour contracts
  • Galway: 15,20, 25 hour contracts
  • Tralee: 20-hour contract
  • Tuam: 25 hour contract


  • 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

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

·         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 minimum Level 7 or higher qualification on the NQAI framework in Counselling or a Level 9 in Counselling Psychology.
  • Be a fully accredited Psychotherapist / Counselling Psychologist with IAHIP, IACP, BACP, FTAI, IAPTP, APPI, APCP, NAPCP, PSI or ICP.
  • 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 prioritize competing demands
  • Ability to foster good working relationships with external agencies and organisations
  • Ability to fulfil obligations as per the Children First Act 2015

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 location, contract preference and particular suitability to the role with an updated Curriculum Vitae to recruitment@pieta.ie by 6th October 2021.


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