Pieta provide a range of counselling services for people who are suicidal, engage in self-harm or who are bereaved by suicide. Pieta also operate a national 24 hour helpline (1800 247 247).We are seeking an Employed Therapist for our Midlands Centre.

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Location: Pieta Midlands
Position Type: 20 hours per week over 5 days. Employed, permanent. 24 days Annual Leave per annum
Salary: €26,000 per annum

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have completed a Diploma or Degree course in Counselling & Psychotherapy or a Masters in Counselling Psychology.

  • Be a fully accredited member of IACP, IAHIP, PSI, FTAI, NAPCP, ICP or equivalent.

  • Have attended training in working with adolescent clients and children.

  • Have experience in Play/Art Therapy.

  • Have experience in crisis intervention and bereavement counselling.

  • Demonstrate excellent listening and communication skills.

  • Demonstrate great warmth and the ability to empathise.

  • Work as part of the Clinical Team.

  • Be proficient in MS Office and Outlook

  • Have experience using Salesforce or similar CRM system

The successful candidate shall be required to:

  • Build relationships with clients using the Pieta Models of Therapy.

  • Work within the ethos and philosophy of Pieta.

  • Liaise with clients and their families as appropriate with regard to assessments, outcomes, interventions and reviews.

  • Receive ongoing supervision and attend group supervision internally in Pieta once per calendar month.

  • Actively participate in Pieta internal meetings as appropriate e.g. staff/clinical meetings

  • Be prepared to expand your duties or change function in line with business needs.

  • Periodically liaise with other professionals and organisations as appropriate.

  • Take responsibility for one’s 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, FTAI, NAPCP or ICP.

Applications for this post should be made via the website or by email to recruitment@pieta.ie by Monday 26th October 2020. Please attach a CV and cover letter outlining your particular suitability to the role.

Please Note: Garda Vetting is required of the successful candidate


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