Counsellor/Psychotherapist Required: Glasgow, Scotland

 

Talking EDs: Eating Disorder Support Service Scotland

Employer Est.:£38 Per Hour

Counsellor/Psychotherapist/CBT Therapist: Adult Eating Disorders (over 16s)
(all modalities also welcome to apply. Mentoring applicants also welcome to apply)

CLOSING DATE: THURSDAY 28th APRIL, 5PMYou will see clients at our offices in Glasgow city centre. This is NOT an online role.

Please contact us for a Role Description and Application Form. We do not accept CVs.

Talking EDs: Eating Disorders Support Service Scotland seek to recruit a suitable Counsellor/Psychotherapist/CBT Therapist to join our friendly, supportive team of psychotherapists, counsellors, mental health practitioners and dieticians. Other therapeutic modalities are also welcome to apply. We are currently a team of 14. We are looking for an affiliate Psychoherapist or Counsellor: Adult Eating Disorders (over 16s) to provide in-person therapy and counselling appointments at our offices in Glasgow city centre.

This role is not suitable for newly qualified therapists (0-3 years) or those with little or no experience or training in eating disorders and disordered eating.

**** Mentoring Scheme: however, if you have beenqualified for 3 or more years, have a little knowledge/experience of eating disorders and would like to gain more experience inthis area and passionate about working with eating disorders, we can consider you for our Eating Disorder Mentoring Scheme for Therapists (EDMenST) and you will receive mentoring, consultancy, groups etc, from an experience clinician in eating disorders. The hourly rate for mentees who have been qualified for over 3 years will be £30/hour since you will be receiving £1000’s worth of mentoring and consultancy per year).

We are looking for someone to see clients for one of the available clinic times below. We request that Affiliates commit to seeing at least 4-5 clients per week during one of the clinics below. There is flexibility with the role. Other work will be available here and at our other non-eating disorder practices, should you want extra clients. We need a practitioner who can see clients during one of a blocks of time/clinics below (although you can spread clients across the days/times below, if you prefer). There may be online appointments available too; however, we are looking for someone who can offer primarily in-person appointments as we have a high demand for these.

So, there are appointments/clinics available during the times below (if working from our Glasgow offices.

Mondays, 8am-5pm
Tuesdays, 8am-2pm or 5pm-8pm

Thursdays, 8am-3pm

Fridays, 8am-10pm

Saturdays, 4pm-9pm

Sundays, 9am-6pm

You can choose which of these appointment slots suits you and we will set up a clinic for you during those times to see clients.

We do all the admin, advertising/marketing, getting the clients, arranging appointments, answering enquiries etc. – your role is to provide therapy sessions with the clients we refer to you.

This is a sessional self-employed role, however, you are very much part of a team and you will receive various benefits and discounts as part of your role. We regularly check in with Affiliates and you will have access to individual and group supervision, networking events, discounts, updates and more. This is a flexible role that you can fit around your other commitments.

Here’s some of the abilities, skills and experiences we are looking for:

  • Qualified CBT Therapist, Psychotherapist or Counsellor
  • This role is NOT suitable for newly qualified clinicians (e.g. under 3 years) or for those who don’t have substantial experience working directly with eating disorder clients/patients (see Mentoring Scheme section above):
  • Qualified for at least 3 years;
  • Experience of working with at least 2-3 different forms of eating disorder/disordered eating (e.g. BED, AN, BN, compulsive overeating, emotional eating, purging disorder, restrictive eating, orthorexia, NES etc.);
  • Ability to work with adults over 16 years
  • We are a specialist service, so you must have significant experience working with individuals experiencing difficult relationships with food/eating disorders. If you don’t have the experience, this role isn’t for you;
  • Evidence of having attended training, workshops or CPD related to eating disorders and disordered eating;
  • Preferable that you have worked with at least over 30 different individual clients experiencing eating disorders or problems with food and eating. Our clients are looking for therapists who have lots of experience working with eating disorders/disordered eating.
  • Some additional experience in the fields of eating disorders is desirable (but not essential (e.g. group-work, training, campaigning, support work, research etc.);
  • Be willing to work in-person at our offices in Glasgow;
  • Current professional and public indemnity insurance, PVG/Disclosure, membership of a counselling/health/psychotherapy/psychology professional body, current ICO Data Protection certificate and HMRC self-employment registration is required (or be willing to achieve these)
  • If you want to be considered for the Mentoring Scheme (see above) and have been qualified for over 3 years, we will consider your application. Please state MENTORING in you email/application.

Here’s what we can offer:

  • £38/hour (this is what you go home with) (£30/hour if less experience and on Mentoring Scheme)
  • Higher rates for CBT-T and insurance and corporate clients
  • Friendly, supportive and encouraging team
  • Comfortable working environment within luxury, well-equipped consulting rooms in Glasgow city centre (for those applying for the in-person position)
  • Flexible working arrangements that you can fit around other commitments
  • Fee annual membership to the Eating Disorder Therapist Networking Group;
  • Discounted clinical supervision (should you wish to work with our supervisor);
  • Access to 3-4 free support and supervision groups for affiliates, per year; acess to free monthly support frop-ins; access to 2 individual supervision check-ins per year
  • Opportunity to pick up extra client work; invites to events; other opportunities; and referrals from our other two practices, should you want them;
  • Free networking events;
  • Support from the team – you are not alone

* CLOSING DATE: MONDAY 25th APRIL 2022, 5pm

* INTERVIEWS: within 1 week of the closing date

* START DATE: as soon as possible after interview and induction

Contact us for a Role Description and Application Form or if you have any questions or need any further information information. Plese note that we do not accept CVsand these will not be considered.

Please state EXPERIENCED THERAPIST or MENTORING SCHEME in your application/email.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Talking EDs: Eating Disorder Support Service Scotland

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: £38.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Company events
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Referral programme

COVID-19 considerations:
We have a COVID-19 Consent Form for all staff and clients to complete. Weekly risk assessment completed. Emergeny PPE offered. Hand sanitier, fabric sanitiser, cleaning products, regular cleaning and other measures in place to minimise risk.

Application deadline: 28/04/2022

 

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