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Application Deadline
21 June 2021

Interview Date
30 June 2021

Contract type
Part Time

Hours
14hrs p/wk

Salary
NJC scale point 20-24, currently £29,630 - £32,312, per annum inclusive of Inner London Weighting.
At scale point 20, 14hrs per week this is pro-rated to £11,852 per annum

Location
Tower Hamlets and Newham

Mind in Tower Hamlets and Newham – Counselling Coordinator (Talking Therapies)

About the role

Mind in Tower Hamlets and Newham is seeking to recruit a Counselling Coordinator to effectively support the coordination and supervise the activities of Tower Hamlets Talking Therapies and Newham Talking Therapies’ Counselling at an operational and clinical level to ensure that it meets its contractual obligations and KPI’s. Currently this service consists of bereavement counselling, brief counselling, and early bereavement support.

You must have a Psychotherapy/Counselling Qualification (Diploma minimum) or an IAPT Low intensity worker/Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner qualification, together with experience of providing psychological interventions. It is desirable to have accredited membership of the UKCP/BACP or BCP or prepared to work towards this within the first six months.

You will have demonstrable experience of working in the voluntary/statutory sector ideally in a project coordination/management role within a clinical setting. You must have excellent planning and organisation skills as well as the ability to work in a pressurized environment and prioritise workloads.

The Counselling Coordinator will have high levels of professionalism, strong leadership with excellent organisational skills. You will have a strong ability to co-ordinate and oversee the range of activities as part of the IAPT contract for Talking Therapies. You will have excellent ability in the use of IAPTus or similar patient database system for client record keeping and navigation of clinical pathways. You should have experience of recruiting, inducting, case managing or line managing psychological therapists (paid or volunteers) and an ability to support a team of counsellors to ensure they achieve high standards of clinical practice in their delivery.

Benefits include training, Employee Assistance Programme, Company Pension and 30 days annual leave. Post subject to an enhance Disclosure Barring Service check.

Applications welcome from all sections of the community.  Please note that we do not accept CV ‘s

How to apply

Our link to the job description and application pack can be found on our website:  https://www.mithn.org.uk/get-involved/work-for-us/

To apply for this role, the application pack can be downloaded via our website, alternatively you can request an application pack by email to: [email protected] , quoting reference TTCC

Closing Date: 9am, Monday 21st June 2021
Interview Date: Wednesday 30th June 2021

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