Open Metal Health - Qualified Counsellors
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SummarySelf-employed qualified Counsellors required. Must have a minimum of 5 years post qualifying experience and/or be accredited or working towards accreditation.
Self-employed qualified Counsellors required. Must have a minimum of 5 years post qualifying experience and/or be accredited or working towards accreditation with a governing body such as BACP or NCS.
We are currently looking to recruit a team of qualified Counsellors to join our specialist Suicide Bereavement Support Service, supporting the delivery of our services across Somerset.
The Somerset Suicide Bereavement Support Service is a specialist service funded by Public Health Somerset. We are also part of the Mind in Somerset charity. We provide a bespoke range of support services for anyone aged 14 + years who has been impacted by a suicide bereavement within Somerset.
We are now looking for qualified Counsellors with a passion for supporting people aged 14+ who have experienced a bereavement by suicide. Knowledge and/or experience of working with loss/complex loss and trauma is essential.
You will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS and we will also want to obtain references.
Some (but not all) of the key responsibilities that will be included in this role are:
• Provide time-limited and clinically appropriate Counselling sessions for people aged 14 + (by phone/online at this time but moving to face to face eventually) .
• To have your own insurance and clinical supervision in place, but be willing to attend and actively participate in regular group supervision/ongoing training in house.
• To work co-operatively and under the management of the Somerset Suicide Bereavement Support Service Team to ensure the highest quality of delivery and support.
• To work flexibly in agreement with the Project Leads including working from various locations and evening times.
• To complete relevant reports, evaluations, records of service provision and other documentation associated with the service.
• To be a member of a professional body such as the NCS, BACP and work within an ethical framework and be aware of and ensuring compliance with legal requirements, internal policies, safeguarding and data protection regulations.
• To assist with the development and progression of the service by adhering to all communication requests and assisting with peer progression development when requested.
• To adhere to the organisational policies and procedures within Mind in Somerset
If you are interested in this role please complete the application form from Mind in Somerset website.