Psychosexual Counsellor Required: Tyne & Wear

Location: Jarrow

Salary: £31,365 to £37,890 pa

Job Type: Permanent

Working pattern: 30 Hours per week

Pay Scheme: Agenda for change

Pay Band: 6

 

We have an exciting opportunity to recruit a Psychosexual Therapist to join our dynamic and innovative Sexual Health team based at South Tyneside and Gateshead.

The post seeks to deliver therapeutic interventions in a primary care setting to those with common psychosexual problems. The successful candidate will have experience of working within a multi-disciplinary team offering a holistic approach to care and understand the treatment and management of psychosexual problems.

The successful applicant should have excellent communication skills and be able to work independently as well as part of a team. They should be flexible and able to adapt to the needs of the service and have the ability to work autonomously. A number of the clinical sessions involve evening work.

The post holder will work with a centralised referrals, booking and appointing system, but will conduct their own assessments, devising and delivering related psychosexual treatment programmes. The practitioner will also hold responsibility for monitoring outcomes of therapeutic work. Individual clinical supervision will be provided by an accredited Psychosexual Therapist accredited psychosexual supervisors.

 

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