Counsellor, Well-being/Corporate Required: Watford, Hertfordshire


Closing: 14/10/2020 23:59

Town: Watford

Salary: £32,933 – £39,681 pa pro rata inc HCA

Salary period: Yearly

Grade: Band 6

Contract: Fixed term 2 years

Hours: Part time: 18.75 hours per week

Job ref: 360-E-9174


We are looking to recruit a highly motivated Counsellor to provide staff support and wellbeing services within the Acute Hospital Trust. The post holder will work with NHS staff who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and those requiring support for other work-related difficulties.

This varied role will include working with multi-disciplinary teams, providing one-to-one and group interventions and team debriefs. The post-holder will be HCPC/BACP accredited and will require post-qualification experience. We welcome applications from counsellors with experience in relevant fields of staff support, trauma, loss/bereavement, stress management and work-related support.

This exciting new post forms part of a Trust-wide initiative to develop staff wellbeing services. The post-holder will work along-side a clinical psychologist and form part of a wider team including pastoral care, education and training departments.

We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic counsellor with a demonstrable interest in working with professionals in health care settings. An understanding of evidence-based interventions is essential, as is the ability to engage staff, promote wellbeing and work in an evolving and changing environment.

The post-holder will be based in Watford General Hospital and work with staff across hospital sites, including Hemel Hempstead and St Albans. The post-holder will be managed by the Trust Well-Being Lead and supervised by a Clinical Psychologist.


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