Counsellor Required: West Cumbria
West Cumbria Locality (Allerdale)
Counsellor First Step (12 month Fixed Term contract)
AfC Band 6
15 hours per week
First Step is the IAPT service for the whole of Cumbria and covers a number of towns and cities in addition to the Lake District, Eden Valley and parts of the Yorkshire Dales. First Step is an exciting and dynamic service within which to work and is popular with both Cumbrian GPs and also the wider Cumbrian community (we receive about 15,000 referrals per year).
The post is based in West Cumbria.
We welcome applications from Counsellors who have successfully completed an accredited diploma level counselling course, and who are members of an appropriate accredited professional body and on a relevant accredited register recognised by the Professional Standards Authority.
The postholder will provide counselling to clients who are depressed, and to those struggling with adjustment disorders, and will provide Cognitive Behavioural therapy informed interventions for clients with mild eating disorders and problem anger.