Counsellor Required: Bassetlaw, Nottinghamshire


We have roles across Nottinghamshire, offering part-time (min 22.5 hours), full-time, hybrid, face to face or remote working

Vita Health Group and Insight IAPT are delighted to be launching a new clinical partnership, bringing together over 40 years of mental health experience, to support individuals and communities across Nottinghamshire. We are looking for pioneering, skilled clinicians to join us on this exciting journey and play a central role in shaping the delivery of NHS Talking Therapies for anxiety and depression across the region.

As an IAPT partnership, we are looking for Accredited Counsellors who can bring their knowledge, skills and passion for patient care to this dynamic service. Working within a stepped care model, you will deliver short-term, evidence-based interventions to clients presenting with mild to moderate mental health conditions.

As a valued member of our multi-disciplinary team, you will be encouraged to be an autonomous practitioner, whilst operating within a supportive framework which includes regular high-quality supervision and support from your line manager and our clinical lead.

Main duties of the job

As an accredited counsellor, you will use your skills and expertise to deliver counselling to our clients across a range of issues including low mood, depression, and anxiety. Your recovery and outcome rates will reflect your ability to build a successful therapeutic relationship with our clients and go the extra mile to achieve the right outcomes for them.If you would enjoy working in an IAPT service as part of a team that supports you to deliver the best possible outcome for our clients, we would love to hear from you.

About you

We would love to hear from you if you:

  • Hold a Diploma or degree in Counselling from a recognised course which would meet the requirements for BACP (or equivalent) accreditation.
  • Accredited by at least one of the following bodies: BACP (must be accredited, membership is not sufficient), NCS (must be accredited, membership is not sufficient), UKCP or IPT UK.
  • Possess one of the following NICE compliant qualifications: Counselling for Depression, Couple Therapy for Depression or Interpersonal Psychotherapy (must also be registered with IPT UK)
  • Experience of working within a primary care mental health service.
  • Evidence of working with people who have experienced common mental health problems i.e. anxiety / depression.
  • Good record of Continuing Professional Development and willingness to continue this.
  • Knowledge of IAPT and stepped care model.

About us

We provide free NHS talking therapies for adults, to help with common issues such as low mood, stress, and anxiety.

What we offer in return

  • 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays (rising to 32 days at 5 years service) and the option to purchase or sell days
  • Enhanced pension
  • Refer a Friend payment
  • Wagestream-ability torelease earnings, giving youinstant access to your pay
  • Vitality Wellbeing Programme including Employee Assistant Programme, GP and priority physiotherapy access and shopping discounts with the opportunity to sign up for a Blue Light Card
  • Free Will Writing and Confidential Financial Advice
  • A supportive culture that values work-life balance including agile working and the option to apply for flexible working from day one, career breaks, and up to a weeks special leave a year to help you manage unexpected life events
  • Various colleague networks including neurodiversity, LGBTQ+ and BAME
  • Bi-monthly values awards, where winners receive gift vouchers and a tree planted in their honor
  • Ongoing CPD Through our brand new ‘Elevate’ programme, we work with experts from across the country to bring high-quality CPD to our teams, to help further their skills and knowledge and improve the support we provide
  • Family friendly policies including enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption pay
  • Enhanced life assurance scheme, payment being three times your annual salary


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