Primary Care Counsellor Required: Hertfordshire


Site: Community

Town: Welwyn Garden City, Ware

Salary: £30,401 – £37,267 per annum

Closing: 24/01/2020 23:59

Main area: Counselling for Depression

Grade: NHS AfC: Band 6

Contract: Fixed for 12 months

Hours: Full Time 37.5 hours per week

Job ref: 367-IAPT-3542


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 who are also 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.

For all posts, the Trust operates a robust Continuing Professional Development system within a Performance Management framework, including an annual appraisal and CPD review.


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