Counsellor/Psychotherapist: Harrow or Hillingdon, Greater London
Location: Harrow Horizons
Contract type: Fixed term
End date: 31 March 2023
Salary : £23,545 – £32,471 (Full Time Equivalent)
Closing Date: 14 March 2022
Interview Date: TBC
We currently have a vacancy for a fully qualified clinician to join Barnardo’s in our children and young people’s (CYP) emotional health and wellbeing (EHWB) service in London. We are looking for a range of therapeutic disciplines including creative therapies. We are particularly interested in people who have specialised in working therapeutically with children and young people and have a understanding and knowledge of safeguarding practices.
This service delivers targeted emotional health and wellbeing support in Harrow and Hillingdon that is community based. The service complements and works closely with relevant agencies and educational establishments to include Harrow/Hillingdon’s local authority services and ensure that children and young people are seen in a holistic manner. The service provides short term therapeutic interventions, ensuring CYP’s voices are heard, listened to and acted upon. This service utilises a single overarching outcomes model – our ‘CSSO’ model (Child-directed, Systems Focused, Strengths Based, Outcomes Informed) for which we will provide training. Staff involved in this model will need to be appropriately qualified clinicians/therapist and include qualified, counsellors, arts therapists CBT practitioners etc.
This is an exciting period of change for Barnardo’s and we are looking for enthusiastic highly motivated and compassionate clinicians/therapists to work towards improving the emotional health and wellbeing of CYP in Harrow.
The role will be based primarily in the London borough of Harrow or Hillingdon. This post will involve working across several locations within Harrow or Hillingdon with additional travel across London as required.
All staff must be able to:
Work flexible hours where required, including early evenings and occasional Saturdays.
Travel independently across London.
This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure check via the DBS check.
When completing your application please refer to your skills knowledge and experience in relation to the Person Specification, Job Description and Additional Information document. This should be done with an understanding of the context of the service described.
As a number of posts are available, we reserve the right to interview as suitable candidates before the closing date and/or to close the advert early.
If invited to interview, you will receive an email to provide reference contact details. It is very important when filling in the reference section of the application form that you ensure that you supply the referee details (including email addresses) of all your employment experience covering the last five years. Please also indicate any gaps of employment in the appropriate section.
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