Job Details: Pieta: Pre-Accredited Psychotherapist - Collins Avenue


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Pieta: Pre-Accredited Psychotherapist - Collins Avenue
[Pieta]

PRE-ACCREDITED PSYCHOTHERAPIST - COLLINS AVENUE

Pieta’s vision is a world where suicide, self-harm and stigma have
been replaced by hope, self-care and acceptance. Pieta provide a
range of counselling services for people who are suicidal, engage in
self-harm or who are bereaved by suicide. Pieta also operate a
national **Apply on the website**-hour helpline (**Apply on the
website** **Apply on the website**) and a dedicated Education and
Training office. We are committed to delivering our services with care
and professionalism and continue to strive to ensure that we provide
the best service for our clients.

LOCATION: **Apply on the website** Collins Avenue, Whitehall, D**Apply
on the website** DX**Apply on the website**
POSITION TYPE: 6-month fixed term contract - **Apply on the website**
hrs per week over 2 days
SALARY: €**Apply on the website**.**Apply on the website** per hour

ABOUT THE ROLE:

The Pre-Accredited division has been set up to support the recruitment
of new therapists into Pieta, as well as giving Pre-Accredited
therapists a paid opportunity to complete clinical hours required to
become fully accredited.

Pre-Accredited therapists coming into Pieta will already be qualified,
having completed a minimum Level 8 course in Counselling &
Psychotherapy and have already completed a minimum **Apply on the
website** client therapy hours as a pre-accredited therapist with a
professional accrediting body.

Contracts are on a 6-month fixed-term basis working **Apply on the
website** hours per week over 2 days. Shifts are 5 hours in duration
based on site in a Pieta centre providing face to face therapy to
clients.

* Max 4x clients per day with 1x hour allocated for administrative
duties
* Working days/hours will be fixed and agreed at time of recruitment
with Lead Therapist
* Upon completion of hours and obtaining full accreditation, you may
then choose to apply for a fully employed therapist role within Pieta
as vacancies arise

ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES:

The role of the Pre-Accredited Therapist is to provide professional
and compassionate therapeutic support to adults who are in suicidal or
self-harm crisis and those bereaved by suicide. With the support of
the Lead Therapist and wider team you will have the opportunity to
complete your clinical hour requirements.

* Provide evidence informed, brief, strengths based & goal focused
interventions
* Work in accordance with Pieta’s Policies, Procedures and
Guidelines
* Liaise and consult with other professionals in supporting the
client as required
* Ensure clinical records are properly and accurately maintained as
required
* Attend external clinical supervision (paid by Pieta) and attend
monthly group supervision internally in Pieta.
* Contribute to research, audit and evaluation of the service as
required
* Fulfil obligations as per the Children First Act **Apply on the
website**
* Comply with responsibilities under the Data Protection Acts
**Apply on the website**, **Apply on the website** & **Apply on the
website** (GDPR)
* Ensure compliance with any necessary on-going psychotherapy
registration requirements
* Maintain professional and personal boundaries
* Participate in team meetings and attend other meetings as deemed
necessary
* Share information with the Lead Therapist, Regional Manager, Pieta
team and other services as appropriate in accordance with good
practice

ESSENTIAL EDUCATION, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

* (i) A recognized qualification at MINIMUM LEVEL 8 or higher
qualification on the NQAI framework in Counselling/Psychotherapy or a
Level 9 in Counselling Psychology
AND
(ii) Be a pre accredited Psychotherapist / Counselling Psychologist
with AT LEAST **APPLY ON THE WEBSITE** HOURS OF CLIENT WORK COMPLETED
POST QUALIFICATION with IACP, BACP, IAHIP, FTAI, IAPTP, APPI, APCP,
NAPCP, PSI or ICP
* Ability to engage individuals in therapeutic work
* Experience of working with crisis intervention and suicide
bereavement
* Knowledge of Brief Solution Focused Interventions, CBT etc.
* Ability to reflect on practice in order to facilitate personal
learning, professional development and service improvement
* Demonstrate great warmth and the ability to empathize
* Strong interpersonal & communication skills
* Ability to work co-operatively as part of a team
* Strong time management skills and capacity to prioritise competing
demands
* Strong IT Skills including CRM system management and reporting

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS:

* Client work that counts towards required hours to attain full
accreditation
* Support, guidance and mentoring from a dedicated Lead Therapist
* Pieta Way training for all new starters
* External supervision (paid for by Pieta)
* Paid role at rate of €**Apply on the website**.**Apply on the
website** per hour and accrual of leave entitlements
* Occupational pension scheme (Upon completion of probation period)
* Travel pass & bike to work schemes
* Employee Assistance Programme

APPLICATIONS MUST INCLUDE A COVER LETTER OUTLINING SPECIFIC
QUALIFICATIONS COMPLETED, ASSOCIATED ACCREDITATION BODY AND DETAILS ON
THE AMOUNT OF THERAPY/ CLIENT HOURS COMPLETED TO DATE TOWARDS YOUR
FULL ACCREDITATION.

Apply via the website or by emailing your cover letter and CV to
**Apply on the website** .

CLOSING DATE IS THE 9TH OF DECEMBER **APPLY ON THE WEBSITE**.

NOTE: Garda Vetting is required of the successful candidate

_PIETA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER_


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