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Richmond, Greater London
£36,000 per year (pro rata)
Permanent, Part-time, 22.5 hours per week (some evening work is a condition of this post)
This is an exciting opportunity to provide clinical leadership and supervision to a number of therapeutic services within Richmond Borough Mind. Our developed and respected Psychotherapy and Counselling Service has been providing long term counselling interventions to local residents since 1988. The service is self-funded and offers a range of therapies which aim to provide individuals with the support and opportunity to work through their difficulties in depth with a skilled and experienced trainee or fully qualified therapist. Sliding scale rates are offered to make sure that we are accessible to all. We also run a number of therapeutic, psychoeducational, support and peer-led one to one sessions and groups, training workshops and other activities.
We are looking for a skilled and qualified counselling supervisor, ideally registered with one of the accreditation bodies (UKCP, BACP, BCP or BPS) and with experience of working with complex cases, to provide clinical supervision, leadership, management and service development of our Psychotherapy and Counselling service. Knowledge and understanding of a number of modalities such as Cognitive Behavioural (CBT), Psychodynamic, Humanist/Person-Centred, Transactional Analysis (TA) and Gestalt would be an asset. Part of the role will be to help us achieve and maintain BACP or equivalent service accreditation and to grow the service.
As well as having an empathy with the core values of RBMind, the successful applicant will be a confident and versatile communicator with outstanding relationship-building, organisational and problem-solving skills, and have the ability to provide empathy and guided support to staff, volunteer counsellors, administrators and clients. You will be supported by senior management colleagues and gain a rich experience of low, moderate and more complex cases.
Richmond Borough Mind values diversity and difference. We welcome applicants from all sections of the community, particularly individuals with lived experience of mental health problems.
Salary: £36,000 per annum (pro rata), 22.5 hours per week (some evening work is a condition of this post). In addition we pay for external clinical supervision.
For Job Description and Person Specification please go to: www.rbmind.org/vacancies