Psychological Therapist Required: Across Bristol
Recruiter: The Assertive Contact & Engagement (ACE) Service
£39,782 – £44,632 pa
Permanent / 22.5 hours per week
Closing Date: 10.00am, 28 August 2019
Interview and Assessments: 5 September 2019
We are looking for a Psychological Therapist with passion and experience of working with individuals and groups who face inequalities in accessing mental health services.
The Assertive Contact & Engagement (ACE) Service is an NHS commissioned service and part of the Bristol Mental Health partnership.
ACE works with people with mental health needs who are not actively engaged with other mental health services, and face complex barriers to support.
The service operates across Bristol, running a variety of services including community engagement and outreach, as well as therapeutic groups and drop-ins from three hubs.
The project reflects the diversity of Bristol and reaches people and communities that may have had difficulty accessing services in the past.
The ACE service can provide you with a dynamic, person-centred working environment, where you will be empowered to support clients with complex needs, adopting a personalised approach to care that maximises independence, choice and control, following our philosophy of Psychologically Informed Environments.
Working in a passionate team, you will have access to a personalised Learning and Development programme and be supported in your career and personal growth, with opportunities to extend your skills and ensure that you excel.
There service has well established links to the local psychology networks and a strong ethos of supervision and reflective practice.
In the role of Psychological Therapist, you will provide psychological guidance to the staff, and directly provide therapeutic interventions to clients.
Ensuring that the ACE Service has a productive and influential role in Bristol’s mental health system is also key.
We are looking for someone with experience of working in high quality outcome focused services and has a passion for supporting people in a positive, individual manner to sustain their recovery.
We also welcome and encourage applications from people with lived experience of mental health issues and/or services.
In return, we offer a range of benefits including a pension scheme, staff discounts scheme and initiatives to help you maintain a healthy work/life balance.
We are also committed to providing our staff with a wide range of learning and development opportunities; in support of their personal and professional development.
If you believe that you have what we are looking for, and have an interest in working for a charity which makes a real difference to the lives of people who are homeless, we encourage you to apply.