The role of the Lead Therapist is to manage Therapists and Centre Administrations; oversee therapy and clinical issues that may arise. Reporting directly to the Regional Manager this role ensures quality in service delivery and consistency in approach.

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Location: Pieta Dublin North & Collins Avenue
Position Type: 35 hours per week (Evening and weekend work will be required). Permanent, full-time. 26 days per annum
Salary: €46,000 per annum (Category A – clients 1000+ / staff FTE 12+)

This role will include, but not be limited to the following:

  • Promote and maintain the ethos of Pieta which is rooted in compassion and care

  • Monitor and support therapists in the delivery of safe, high quality therapeutic interventions. This may include but is not limited to:

    • Ensuring best practice in clinical governance

    • Ensuring all therapists attend personal and group supervision

    • Up-to-date accreditation and insurance

    • Oversee client assessments and risk assessments, ensuring best practice, and supporting access to the service in line with our service model and ensure that risk management strategies are implemented and reviewed as needed

  • Line manage Therapists and Centre Administrators. This may include but is not limited to:

    • Probation and performance management and individual management support meetings

    • Staff training/induction

    • Staff roster and record completion e.g. timesheets, CPD attendance, sick leave

    • Oversee file management in-line with GDPR, data protection and confidentiality

  • Act as a Pieta Clinical Representative in the local community as required and agreed by Regional Manager

  • Consult and collaborate with Regional Manager

  • Escalate areas of concern to Regional Manager

  • Implement all policies and procedures and monitor and ensure compliance by all staff

  • Liaise with Regional Support Coordinator and Regional Manager for appropriate allocation of clients and waiting lists

  • Maintain an agreed clinical caseload

  • Work within an agreed budget

Essential Education, Skills and Experience:

  • Be fully accredited with IACP, IAHIP, PSI, NAPCP or equivalent

  • A minimum of two years supervisory or management experience

  • Certified in Children’s First HSE Training & HSELand GDPR training

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Proficient in using Microsoft Office

  • Experience of working with a broad cross section of staff and professionals, across agencies/communities

  • Be interested in and demonstrate a belief and enthusiasm for the work of Pieta

Desirable Experience

  • Using Salesforce or similar CRM

Applications for this post should be made via the website or by email to by 23rd October 2020. Please attach a CV and cover letter outlining your particular suitability to the role. Please also specify the role and location you are applying for.

Please Note: Garda Vetting is required of the successful candidate


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