Job Vacancies

Pieta House provides a range of counselling services for people who are suicidal, engage in self-harm or who are bereaved by suicide. Pieta House also operates a national Freephone Helpline (1800 247 247) and a dedicated Research, Training and Advocacy office. We are committed to delivering our services with care and professionalism and continue to strive to ensure that we provide the best service for our clients. Due to further expansion of our services in the Midlands, we are delighted that Pieta House will shortly open a new centre located in Athlone, Co. Westmeath. A number of vacancies have arisen as a result of the opening of the new centre, as detailed below:

Pieta House is recruiting for the following positions:

Placement Therapists

Psychotherapist/Counselling Psychologists: 1-year, fixed-term placement contract,  based in our Dublin, Cork, Kerry, Tuam, Limerick, Waterford, Wexford and Donegal centres

Placement therapist positions will offer qualified counsellors, psychotherapists, or counselling psychologists an opportunity for clinical placements to work up their hours towards accreditation.  Clinical placements are on a voluntary basis.  We provide a two-day training programme and monthly one-to-one supervision sessions to our placement therapists. Potential candidates are required to have completed a diploma or degree course in Counselling & Psychotherapy or a Masters in Counselling Psychology.  It is a requirement that such courses be recognised and accredited by IACP, IAHIP, PSI or equivalent.

The ideal candidates will:

• Meet with the above outlined educational criteria
• Be working towards accreditation with IACP, IAHIP, PSI or equivalent
• Be open to working with adolescent clients
• Demonstrate excellent listening and communication skills
• Demonstrate great warmth and the ability to empathise

The successful candidate shall be required to:

• Build relationships with clients using the Pieta House Models of Therapy
• Work within the ethos and philosophy of Pieta House
• Receive ongoing external supervision
• Attend monthly one-to-one supervision with a Pieta House supervisor
• Attend the annual Pieta House staff meeting
• Keep up to date with best practice and procedures at all times in line with the Code of Ethics of ISCP, IAHIP, PSI, or NAPCP

Note: the successful candidate will be required to complete a Garda Vetting application form.

For further information or to submit a Curriculum Vitae, please email lena.lenehan@pieta.ie or forward it to:

Lena Lenehan
Clinical Director
Pieta House
Lucan Road
Lucan
Co Dublin

Tel: (01) 6010000

Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 17th November 2017.

 


Psychotherapist/Counselling Psychologist

1-year, fixed-term contract, 20 hours per week (days and times to be determined)

The ideal candidate will:

• Be a fully accredited member of IACP, IAHIP, PSI, NAPCP, ICP or equivalent
• Have experience in working with bereavement clients
• Have experience in working with child and adolescent clients
• Demonstrate excellent listening and communication skills
• Demonstrate great warmth and the ability to empathise
• Experience in family therapy and play therapy would be an advantage

The successful candidate shall be required to:

• Build relationships with clients using the Pieta House Models of Therapy
• Work within the ethos and philosophy of Pieta House
• Liaise with clients and their families as appropriate with regard to assessments, outcomes, interventions and reviews
• Receive ongoing supervision
• Actively participate in Pieta House internal meetings e.g. staff meetings, clinical meetings as appropriate
• Periodically liaise with other professionals and organizations as appropriate
• Take responsibility for their own continued professional development
• Keep up to date with best practice and procedures at all times in line with the Code of Ethics of IACP, IAHIP, PSI or NAPCP or equivalent governing body
• Work as part of the Clinical Team
• Periodically liaise with other professionals and organizations as appropriate and represent the organizations at meetings, seminars, presentations etc.

Note: the successful candidate will be required to undergo Garda Vetting.

For further information or to submit a Curriculum Vitae, please email sylvia.hegarty@pieta.ie.

Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 17th November 2017.

 

Training Manager – Dublin or Cork-based

Training Manager – 1 year fixed term contract (initially) - Salary €40,000

Please note the following:
• Garda vetting may be required for this position
• Shortlisting may be required depending on the level of applications.
• A competency-based style of interview will form part of the selection process
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Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 24th November at 5pm.

Applications should be made via email, attaching a cover letter (outlining your particular suitability to the role) with an updated Curriculum Vitae sylvia.hegarty@pieta.ie.

 

Suicide Bereavement Liaison Officer – Donegal

Part-time - 1 Year fixed term contract (initially) - Salary – circa €20,000

Flexibility required to include occasional evening and weekend work.

Reporting to the Manager of SBLO Services, the role of the Suicide Bereavement Liaison Officer is to provide a proactive and timely community-based support to individuals, families, groups or communities who have experienced a suicide loss.

Please note the following:                             
• A degree (or equivalent) in a relevant clinical area such as counselling, psychotherapy or psychology, and professional accreditation in their relevant field (IACP, IAHIP, PSI, NAPCP, ICP or equivalent) are required
• Garda vetting will be required (of the successful candidate) for this position
• Shortlisting may be required depending on the level of applications
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Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 24th November at 5pm.

Applications should be made via email, attaching a cover letter (outlining your particular suitability to the role) with an updated Curriculum Vitae sylvia.hegarty@pieta.ie.

Pieta House is an equal opportunities employer.