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Contract Type: Permanent, Part Time
Hours per week: 28 hours (must include Wednesday mornings)
Closing date: 1 January 2023
Expected date of interviews: TBC
For qualified Clinical/Counselling Psychologist: £42,382 to £49,163 pro rata per annum.
For qualified Cognitive Behavioural Therapist: £41,678 - £48,347 pro rata per annum.
Please note that the starting salary is the first point of the salary range, with the opportunity to progress up the scale over time.
We have an exciting opportunity for either a Clinical/Counselling Psychologist or a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist to join our innovative and friendly multidisciplinary team. Our team of experienced clinicians offer a range of specialist therapy interventions to survivors of torture.
If you are aware of the challenges experienced by survivors of torture, and are able to provide trauma-focussed and other targeted therapy, you may be the person we are looking for.
We are committed to clinical development, and offer all our psychological therapists the opportunity to train in EMDR and Narrative Exposure Therapy.
You must be qualified in Clinical or Counselling Psychology, (you will be trained to doctorate level or an equivalent vocational level 7). Additionally you must have experience of providing trauma focussed therapy in a multi-cultural setting, using a range of evidence based approaches including trauma focused CBT, NET and EMDR.. It is also essential that you are registered to practice as a clinical or counselling psychologist with HCPC.
The role involves developing links and networks with local universities to promote placement opportunities for trainee Clinical and / or Counselling Psychologists. You will also be responsible for offering supervision to trainees.
To view the Job Description and Person Specification for the Clinical/Counselling Psychologist, please click here.
You must be qualified in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, and be an accredited member of BABCP. Additionally you must have experience of providing psychological therapy in a multi-cultural setting using a range of evidence based approaches to trauma therapy including trauma focused CBT, NET and EMDR.
You will also be responsible for the supervision of CBT trainees and volunteers.
To view the Job Description and Person Specification for Cognitive Behavioural Therapist, please click here.
If you would like to know more about the roles, please contact Beth Lacy, Clinical Services Manager by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
We offer a competitive package, with a generous 30 day annual leave entitlement, and 6% employer pension contribution. We are also committed to clinical development, and offer all our psychological therapists the opportunity to train in EMDR Therapy and Narrative Exposure Therapy.
We are dedicated to healing and protecting people who have survived torture. We provide therapies to improve physical and mental health, we medically document torture, and we provide legal and welfare help. We expose torture globally, we fight to hold torturing states to account and we campaign for fairer treatment of torture survivors in the UK.
We campaign for national and global change, using evidence from our services and survivor voices to protect and promote survivors' rights and hold torturing states to account. We are proud to play a significant role in the global anti-torture movement. Survivors, active and empowered, are at the centre of all of our work.
Freedom from Torture is an equal opportunity employer. People with lived experience of torture or asylum, from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQIA+ individuals and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Freedom from Torture is committed to its responsibilities under safeguarding, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to a satisfactory DBS disclosure, as well as a need for full employment history and up to date employment references and the Right to Work in the UK.
This is an exciting chance to join us as we place survivor empowerment and movement building at the heart of our next four year strategy. If you would like to make a positive difference to the lives of survivors we would love to hear from you.
We reserve the right to close the vacancies early, if we receive a high volume of applications.
No agencies please.