Seeking Experienced Counsellor

Location: Opportunities in Leeds City Centre Office and/or remote working

Hours: Full-time or Part-time

Salary: Competitive

Qualification: Post-graduate diploma or masters in counselling or psychotherapy and 2 years post qualification relevant experience

Registration: British Association for Councilling and Psychotherapy (BACP) UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

The Role

We are seeking a qualified Counsellor to join Mable Therapy. You will work individually and as part of a team to make a difference to the lives of adults working in schools.

The successful candidate will provide a professional and confidential counselling service to teachers, teaching support and administration staff. With a focus on promoting their welfare, personal care and building their resilience to help them cope with the difficulties they face.

Mable Therapy is an award-winning Teletherapy service combining cutting-edge technology with specialist therapists to provide exceptional service. 

Main Responsibilities

  • Deliver assessment, therapy and training using Mable video technology.
  • Provide client led assessment and counselling support in a safe and supportive environment
  • Offer a range of suitable therapeutic approaches to teachers, support staff and administration staff,  in a calm and safe space.
  • Be accountable for own professional actions and recognise own professional boundaries, seeking advice from senior colleagues as appropriate.
  • Develop professional skills in line with current local and national policies.
  • Liaise with other colleagues across a range of statutory and non-statutory agencies as appropriate to the client.

Essential Skills.

  • Passion and drive for clinical excellence.
  • An independent drive for change and demonstrated use of initiative.
  • Ability to assess suitability for telephone and e-counselling
  • Knowledge of psychological processes relevant to offering telephone and  online counselling
  • Ability to identify and manage risk when telephone and online counselling
  • Ability to communicate with clients when telephone and online counselling
  • Ability to manage endings within the therapeutic relationship

Desirable Skills

  • Using asynchronous text-based communication (e.g. email, message boards)
  • Knowledge of the culture of internet communities
  • Ability to direct clients to supplementary online therapeutic resources
  • Supervision of telephone and  online counselling

Further Information

  • Competitive salary based on the level of experience and expertise
  • Support with case management
  • Central Leeds city centre office; 5 minutes walk from the station
  • Opportunities to travel internationally
  • Social events and supportive team
  • For further information about the role please email martha@mabletherapy.com

Disclosure

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions

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