Complex Needs Counsellor Required: London
|12th Jul 2021
Recruiter: Humankind Services
|Up to 32 days Annual Leave per year
Competitive company pension scheme with employer contributions
Life Assurance Scheme
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|Complex Needs Counsellor
|Monday to Friday
|Seven Sisters Road – London N15 6HR
We are currently looking to expand our London team with:
• 1 x Complex Needs Counsellor (Haringey)
The post holder will take a leading role in a team of counsellors based in a drug and alcohol Recovery Service in Haringey, providing Counselling and psychological therapies directly to service users both on site and in GP surgeries, providing case management supervision to other team members and maintaining effective partnership working with referring agencies.
The role will provide psychological therapies to clients who have a variety of mental health problems that are typically co-morbid to an alcohol or substance misuse problem. The outcome of individual work is for service users to achieve improved psychological wellbeing, as well as achieving or maintaining lower risk alcohol/substance use, or abstinence.
The post holder will provide family based psycho-education or Social Network Behaviour Therapy to families of service users with the aim of reducing the risk of harm, improving communication and problem solving and increasing knowledge of alcohol, substance misuse and mental health. To provide case management supervision to Volunteer and Student Placement Counsellors ensuring both effective practice and compliance to risk management and clinical recording procedures.
They will work closely with partners in the Haringey Addiction Recovery Treatment Service (HARTS) and other services such as GP practices, the Dual Diagnosis Network and IAPT to ensure effective treatment pathways are maintained. The post holder will be registered with the BACP, UKCP, BPC, BPS or equivalent.
We are committed to fair chances for all and making sure everyone can access the help and support they need to realise their potential. By joining our teams of passionate individuals, you will be contributing to making this happen. You can really make the difference by believing in our service users and their ability to make positive changes when they don’t always believe in themselves.
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