Counsellor Required (NHS): Burnley, Lancashire

 

Grade: Band 5
Contract: Permanent
Hours
  • Full time
  • Part time

37.5 hours per week (2nd post – Part time 30 hours per week)

Job ref: 351-PEN195-LG-B
Site: Gannow Lane Resource Centre
Town: Burnley
Salary: £25,655 – £31,534 per annum, pro rata
Salary period: Yearly
Closing: 09/05/2022 23:59

 

This is an exciting opportunity for two dynamic and self-motivated individuals to work for Mindsmatter, an Improving Access to Psychological Therapy (IAPT) Service

This opportunity is on offer for qualified Counsellors who have the appropriate skills, are passionate about providing meaningful and effective therapeutic interventions for common mental health problems.

The Mindsmatter service comprises Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners (PWPs), and Cognitive Behavioural Therapists in addition to Counsellors who together offer a range of IAPT compliant psychological therapies and support to help people make positive changes to reduce stress and anxiety and improve their wellbeing.

 

Main duties of the job

Mindsmatter Counsellors offer screening, assessment and treatment for common mental health problems, offering service users a greater degree of treatment choice and flexibility by providing 1:1 brief time limited counselling. This service is provided across a number of primary care and other community venues in the locality.

Applicants should have a proven track record of delivering high quality service outcomes against robust performance measures in addition to having excellent interpersonal qualities; time management skills; an ability to work autonomously; and an enthusiasm for working in an ever-developing IAPT environment.

Mindsmatter is an innovative and forward thinking service.  We provide rapid accessible mental health screening, assessment and treatment whilst enabling people accessing the service to have a collaborative role in the choice of intervention they receive.

Mindsmatter is underpinned by a philosophy of mental health promotion, health recovery, choice, empowerment and personal responsibility.

 

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