We are currently recruiting for a sessional therapist who will be called on to provide cover in our Waterford centre.
(i) A recognized qualification at minimum Level 7 or higher qualification on the NQAI framework in Counselling or a Level 9 in Counselling Psychology.
(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 and 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
Share information with the Lead Therapist, Regional Manager, Pieta team and other services as appropriate in accordance with good practice
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
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 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 or NAPCP
Note: Garda Vetting is required (of the successful candidates) for these positions.
Applications for the above post should be made via email, attaching a cover letter (outlining your particular suitability to the role) with an updated Curriculum Vitae to firstname.lastname@example.org by 18th June 2021.
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