Counsellor Required: NHS Trust, Lincoln, Lincolnshire

Counsellor Required: NHS Trust, Lincoln, Lincolnshire

Closing Date: 10/06/2019

Salary: £24,214 to £30,112 pa


Job Type: Permanent

Working pattern: 37.5 hours per week

Pay Scheme: Agenda for change

Pay Band: 5

This is an exciting opportunity within the Lincoln IAPT steps2change team for a qualified Counsellor.

The post holder will provide assessments and counselling for service users who suffer a range of common mental health problems, working mainly with depression, loss and adjustment using a range of clinically effective treatment protocols.

The Service provides evidence based interventions within a stepped care model, for the treatment of people with mild to moderate common mental health problems.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a major national initiative, which has fundamentally changed the way in which psychological treatments are provided.

The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, be able to work within a team environment be thoroughly conversant with the use of clinical systems and have positive and confident approach to our service users, carers, professional colleagues.

The Trusts vision and values puts patients at the centre of everything we do, therefore you must be someone who has empathy, have an understanding and respect for the people who use our service.

In return we can offer you:

•A well established, friendly and supportive therapy team Personal and Professional Development opportunities.
•Close working with team
•Regular management and clinical supervision.
•Annual appraisal
•Early access to our staff wellbeing service and psychology therapies
•Excellent working environment.
•Free car parking
•NHS Pension
•NHS benefits

A recent CQC inspection recently rated LPFT as GOOD.


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