We are currently looking for a Psychotherapist / Counselling Psychologist for our Tralee centre.

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Location: Kerry
Position Type: 16 hours per week over 4 days (including x1 evening)
Salary: €20,800 per annum

Qualifications:

(i) A recognized qualification at minimum Level 7 or higher qualification on the NQAI framework in Counselling or a Level 9 in Counselling Psychology.

AND

(ii) Be accredited as a Psychotherapist / Counselling Psychologist with the Irish Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy (IACP), Irish Association of Humanistic and Integrative Psychotherapy (IAHIP), Family Therapy Association of Ireland (FTAI), National Association of Professional Counselling & Psychotherapy (NAPCP), Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI) or Irish Council of Psychotherapy (ICP).

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Conduct face to face risk & suitability assessments and implement risk management plans as appropriate

  • Provide evidence informed, brief, strengths based & goal focused interventions

  • Work in accordance with Pieta’s Policies, Procedures and Guidelines

  • Liaise and consult with other professionals in supporting the client as required

  • Maintain accurate, confidential records of practice using Salesforce 

  • Participate in external clinical supervision and attend group supervision internally in Pieta once per calendar month

  • Contribute to research, audit and evaluation of the service as required

  • Fulfil obligations as per the Children First Act 2015

  • Comply with responsibilities under the Data Protection Acts 1988, 2003 & 2018 (GDPR)

  • Ensure compliance with any necessary on-going psychotherapy registration requirements

  • Maintain professional and personal boundaries

  • Participate in team meetings and attend other meetings as deemed necessary

  • To be flexible regarding working hours in line with the needs of the service (incorporating late evening and weekend work)

  • Share information with the Lead Therapist, Regional Manager, Pieta team and other services as appropriate in accordance with good practice

Skills Required:

  • Ability to engage adults and children in assessment and therapeutic work

  • Experience of working with crisis intervention and suicide bereavement

  • Knowledge of Brief Solution Focused Interventions, CBT etc.

  • Ability to reflect on practice in order to facilitate personal learning, professional development and service improvement

  • Demonstrate great warmth and the ability to empathize

  • Strong interpersonal & communication skills

  • Ability to work co-operatively as part of a team

  • Strong time management skills and capacity to prioritise competing demands

  • Ability to consult, liaise with other services as required

  • Ability to foster good working relationships with external agencies and organisations

Note: Garda Vetting is required (of the successful candidates) for all positions.

Applications for the above should be made through our website or via email, attaching a cover letter (outlining your particular suitability to the role) with an updated Curriculum Vitae to recruitment@pieta.ie by 18th June 2021.

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