Harmless are recruiting counsellors and therapists for mental health, self harm and suicide support

Harmless are looking to recruit therapists (bank staff) to work with clients who experience mental health problems and/or that self harm or are at risk of self harm and suicide.

JOB TITLE: Sessional Therapists (Bank Staff)

We are currently recruiting sessional counsellors to supplement our permanent Harmless team. This role will primarily involve working with clients who experience mental health problems and/or that self harm or are at risk of self harm and suicide.

‘Bank staff’ will provide cover for both planned and unplanned leave within the clinical team as well as bringing specific skills, knowledge and experience for short periods of time.

MAIN PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF THE JOB

  • To provide sessional counselling people to clients who experience mental health problems and/or that self harm or are at risk of self harm and suicide.
  • To work collaboratively and assertively with the communities and environments where a person is already in contact to provide information, containment and enhance a collaborative recovery approach for the person experiencing mental health problems and/or that self harm or are at risk of self harm and suicide.
  • Counsellors must be accredited with BACP or equivalent. Unfortunately we will not consider anyone who is not accredited at this time.

Application closing date: Close of business on 20th June

Interviews: w/c 23rd June and/or 30th June 2014

For more information about this position or for an application form, Job description and person specification – please email info@harmless.org.uk

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