Richmond Borough Mind: Psychotherapy & Counselling

Closing date :
Provisional Interview Date:
£29,000 per annum (pro rata)
22.5 hours per week (evening work is a condition of this post)

About the role

This is an exciting opportunity to lead our Psychotherapy and Counselling Service, which has been providing long term counselling interventions to local residents since 1988.  Our service offers a range of therapies which aim to provide individuals with the support and opportunity to work through their difficulties in depth with a professional therapist.  The service is self-funded, and we offer sliding scale rates to make sure that we are accessible to all.

We are looking for a skilled and qualified counselling professional, registered with UKCP or BACP and with experience of working with complex cases, to coordinate and develop our Psychotherapy & Counselling Service.  You will provide leadership and direction to the team and ensure that we are delivery quality support throughout.

As well as having an empathy with the core values of RBMind, the successful applicant will have excellent project management skills and extensive experience of working in counselling support services. We are looking for a confident and versatile communicator with good relationship-building skills, and the ability to provide empathy and guided support to staff, volunteer counsellors and clients.  

Richmond Borough Mind is a locally rooted, dynamic charity that has been supporting and providing mental health services to users and carers locally for over 50 years.  We offer competitive benefits to employees, including 25 days annual leave (pro rata) plus annual increments, and a pension offering 4-5% matched employer contribution.

Richmond Borough Mind values diversity and difference.  We welcome applicants from all sections of the community, particularly individuals with lived experience of mental health problems.

The closing date for applications is 9am Wed 27th November 2019. 

Interviews are provisionally scheduled to take place Fri 6th December 2019.

The Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded here

The application form can be downloaded here 

The equalities form can be downloaded here

Please note that we do not accept CV’s.


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