22 March 2021
29 March 2021
8 Hours per Week for 8 Months
£35 per hour
IRIE Mind is an African and Caribbean Service designed to Champion and Promote positive Mental Health within the Black Community.
We are looking for a self-starter to provide culturally-sensitive Counselling/Psychotherapy for individuals from African and Caribbean Communities.
The candidate should have appropriate Counselling and or Psychotherapy qualifications at a minimum of diploma level 5 and or degree level with a minimum of 3 years post accreditation experience.
They should demonstrate an ability to work autonomously and have experience of working with the African and Caribbean Communities. Experience of working in mental health, with clients experiencing a range of disorders and symptoms at varying degrees of severity and in particular trauma related symptoms would be a distinct advantage.
We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff, and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. We strongly encourage applications from those from ethnic minority backgrounds or other underrepresented backgrounds.
Please download the application pack and job description from website here: https://hr.breathehr.com/v/irie-mind-counsellor-15628
Candidates should submit a CV and an ‘expression of interest’ of no more than 2 sides of A4, referring to the person spec and detailing why they think they are right for the position.
Closing date for applications is 5pm on Monday 22nd March 2021. Candidates will need to be available for an interview on week commencing Monday 29th March 2021 and will need to be available for immediate start.
We are open to conversations about flexible working, however the postholder will need to be visible and present in the office, particularly during the first three months, subject to an individual Covid Risk assessment. We have a flexible approach to working from home.