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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 28/10/2020.

Lead Counsellor

Job Reference: 880-NPCS-1020-2351

Employer:
Primary Care Services
Department:
Counselling Service
Location:
Mid & North East Essex Mind The Constantine Centre 272a Mersea Road Colchester, Essex CO2 8QZ
Salary:
£25,528 - £29,464 per annum pro rata

POST:

Lead Counsellor

SALARY:

£25,528 - £29,464 per annum pro rata

HOURS:

30 hours per week

BASE:

Colchester/Maldon

CONTRACT:

Permanent

The Lead Counsellor holds operational responsibility for the clinical management of Mid & North East Essex Minds counselling services, supporting, motivating and performance managing counselling members. The Lead ensures high quality service delivery in line with good practice and professional requirements, monitors and evaluates impact and outcomes and establishes relevant processes. The Lead works closely with the Psychological, Wellbeing Service Manager to develop appropriate services while ensuring BACP accreditation is maintained.

Working independently and with autonomy within defined operational policies and procedures, with support from the Psychological, Wellbeing Service Manager and to perform in accordance with BACP Ethics and Guidelines.

The post holder will also be required to deliver workshops and group work such as anger management, stress awareness and self-esteem which will provide specialist support for service users and will be required to work with other organisations to increase mental health awareness

Whilst membership of the Qualified and accredited byBACP Accreditation/ member of UKCPis desirable, we will consider applications from other suitably qualified applicants, who do not hold membership

 

 




PLEASE NOTE THIS VACANCY MAY CLOSE BEFORE THE ADVERTISED CLOSING DATE IF A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF SUITABLE APPLICATIONS ARE RECEIVED. EARLY APPLICATION IS THEREFORE RECOMMENDED.

All reference requests will be made to your employer/previous employers' HR Department, covering the previous 3 years of employment.

We actively promote equal opportunities and positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible people regardless of sex, race, religion, sexual orientation or disability.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expect all staff to undertake this commitment.

Applicants will be subject to robust safer recruitment processes. All staff with patient contact will need to have gained clearance through an enhanced DBS check prior to working in these roles. All posts are subject to a probationary period.
Please note interview expenses are not subsidised or reimbursed by this organisation.


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.



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