Bank Group Counsellor Required: London
Closing: 22/07/2021 23:59
Site: Community Mental Health Services, 7a Woodfield Rd, London
Salary: Bank Rates
Hours: 6 hours per week up to 12 hours per week. Minimum of 20 week block
Job ref: 333-BANK-KCW-A
A unique opportunity exists for counsellors with group therapy skills to be involved in an exciting large multi-site research trial funded by the National Institute for Health Research. Group counsellors will use a person-centred and recovery oriented approach. They will offer twice weekly group counselling sessions as an alternative to arts therapies for service users with mental health difficulties. The research trial will consider the effectiveness of group therapies offered.
Group Counsellors will join the CNWL Bank and will be paid at Band 7 bank rates. Venue for the counselling group work is to be confirmed but will be near to CNWL community mental health services in Westminster, Kensington & Chelsea or Brent.
A firm commitment from each group counsellor to deliver twice weekly group treatment sessions over 20 weeks is required from early October 2021 (tbc). Paid time will also be provided to attend initial training days in the group intervention model for the research and for attending regular clinical supervision throughout the project. Depending on applicants’ availability up to 12 hours of work per week can be offered with the additional hours for training and supervision as well.
We welcome applications from counsellors with group experience
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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