Counsellor – CYP residential

Shire Healthcare are recruiting for a BACP accredited Counsellor to work within a specialist CYP residential service working from home and visiting sites in Hertfordshire and North London.

About the employer:
This employer provides therapeutic children’s homes for children and young people who are looked after. They also provide therapeutic support to organisations to help the development of their trauma informed practice.

Role snapshot:
The candidate appointed will be joining a new service working with a small group of children’s homes in Bedford, Hertfordshire and North London. The post holder will be providing therapeutic support to develop trauma informed practice. The essence of the role will be working with external organizations, including schools and educational settings, offering consultations, reflective practice, direct therapeutic input, assessments, and training.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to help develop this therapy service contributing to the wider company’s centre of excellence in the field of developmental trauma and attachment.

Contract type – permanent
Hours – 3 – 5 days per week can be considered
Salary – £30,000 – £45,000 FTE

Experience required:
Due to the infancy of this new service, those applying will have experience of working with young people with complex presentations eg a CAMHS, LAC or YOS. Experience is required in therapeutic models such as DBT, CFT, DDP and/or mentalisation based therapy. BACP accreditation is mandatory.

Why Shire Healthcare?
As an experienced permanent recruiter to services across the nation, we understand the complex nature of Psychological Therapies and can draw on years of experience to ensure you are offered a bespoke service and any offer of employment is representative of your skills and experience.

In addition, you will be working with Lena Antoniou, a healthcare recruitment consultant with 18 years of experience, 12 years of which recruiting solely within Psychological Therapies and therefore offering specialist knowledge and a passion for this industry. Lena can offer support and advice with CV writing, bespoke interview preparation and tips along with sound knowledge of the employer, the role, and their ethos.
If you are interested in this role and wish to find out more then please apply today.

Not for you? Refer those that meet the criteria, and you will receive a referral bonus, as our way of saying thank you.

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