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Counsellor

Band 6

Main area
Counsellor
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Part time: 18.75 hours per week
Job ref
306-IAPT08-RP
Site
Westgate House, Edgware Community Hospital
Town
Edgware
Salary
£31,365 - £37,890 pa plus Outer HCAS
Closing
16/08/2020 23:59

Barnet Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust is a multiple award-winning, combined mental health and community Trust providing local, regional and national healthcare services. We are one of the largest employers in North London with over 3000 staff delivering a range of mental health and community services to a population of over one million.

In Enfield, we provide a full range of child and adult community health services, which over the last few years has been integrating with its mental health services to provide better and more holistic care.

BEH manages the renowned North London Forensic Services (NLFS), rated as 'Outstanding' by the CQC. This service treats and cares for people within the criminal justice system who have mental health conditions. We have also been appointed as the lead provider of forensic mental health services across North London managing the devolved New Models of care budget of £170m from 2018/19. NLFS delivers mental health care across some of the prisons and provides mental health services as HM Young Offenders Institutions in Aylesbury.

We also provide one of the largest eating disorder services in England, as well as drug and alcohol services and mental health liaison services in North Middlesex University Hospitals Trust.

Our values and quality improvement are at the heart of everything we do, please consider joining us.​

 

  

WE’RE PROUD OF THE SUCCESS OF OUR LETS TALK IAPT SERVICE AND WE EXPANDING OUR TEAM

WOULD YOU LIKE TO JOIN US?

LET’S TALK BARNET IAPT

COUNSELLOR ,1 X 0.5 WTE

 

 

Let’s Talk Barnet IAPT team is looking for confident, reliable and flexible individuals to join the successful counselling team. You will be joining a dynamic team and we would we are looking for enthusiastic candidates who can contribute with current ideas.

You will have excellent communication skills and a real interest in and knowledge of working with adults experiencing a range of mental health difficulties and psychosocial problems in a primary care setting.

We will ensure you have a committed team to work with including a peer group of counsellors, CBT therapists, psychological well-being practitioners and employment support workers with the opportunity to help us shape and further develop the service.

We will be committed to helping you plan and continue to develop and progress your career, and we offer a range of CPD and training opportunities, in addition to robust supervision and governance systems.

The post will report to and be supported by senior members of the team.

The posts are subject to enhanced criminal records disclosure.

Closing date for applications: 16th August 2020

Proposed interview date: Monday 10th September 2020

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further information please contact Jane Curzon (Lead Counsellor) on

07392193238 or Dr Lila Varsani (Clinical Lead) on 0739212884

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