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Pieta - Vacancies: Child & Adolescent Psychotherapists, Nationwide

23/09/2021 10:54 | Anonymous

Role: Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist – Nationwide

We currently have a number a roles available across our centre’s nationally for experienced Child & Adolescent Psychotherapists including:

  • Dublin North: 15,20, 25 hour contacts
  • Dublin South: 25-hour contract
  • Lucan: 15, 20, 25 hour contracts
  • Ballyfermot: 15-hour contract
  • Galway: 15,20, 25 hour contracts
  • Tuam: 25-hour contract
  • Cork: 15,20, 25 hour contracts
  • Tralee: 20-hour contract
  • Limerick: 20-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 Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist is to provide professional and compassionate therapeutic support to children & adolescents 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 IIACP, BACP, IAHIP, 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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