Primary Care Counsellors x 2 Required: Ware, Hertfordshire


Closing: 24/10/2020 23:59

Salary: £31,365 – £37,890 per annum

Site: Community

Town: Welwyn Garden City, Ware

Grade: NHS AfC: Band 6

Contract: Fixed term: Fixed for 12 months

Hours; Full Time 37.5 hours per week (but can negotiate)

Job ref: 367-IAPT-3542-C

Salary period: Yearly

We are seeking to recruit two Primary Care Counsellors.

We are pleased to advertise this position within our Wellbeing (IAPT) Service. In line with the National IAPT programme, the Wellbeing Team provides evidence based talking therapies for people with mild to moderate mental health problems. The post holder will deliver IAPT compliant Counselling for Depression to patients referred or self-referred to the IAPT Primary Care Wellbeing Service.

We would welcome applications from people preferably from a humanistic/person
centred/integrative counselling background, who may also be accredited in other evidence
based, IAPT compliant therapies such as CBT, IPT, DIT (in addition to accreditation in the
Counselling for Depression modality*). As part of the full time role (and if of interest) there
may be opportunity to provide such alternative modalities for an agreed number of weekly
sessions. Accreditation with BACP/UKCP/HCPC/BABCP is a requirement for this post.

* Applicants who meet eligibility criteria for the Counselling for Depression modality training but have not yet completed this training may be considered.


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