• Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist - Dublin South
  • Pieta in Dublin, , Ireland
  • jobs
  • 1 week ago

jobs description

We currently have a vacancy for a Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist in our Dublin South centre located on Greenhills Road in Tallaght, Dublin 24.

Permanent part-time contract: 15 hours per week over 3 days
• Thursday 4pm-9pm is mandatory with flexibility on other days
• Available shifts include: Mon 4pm-9pm, Tues 4pm-9pm, Wed 2pm-7pm/3pm-8pm/4pm-9pm or Sat 9am-2pm
• *Shifts are 5 consecutive hours with max 4 clients per day. One hour is allocated for related administrative duties.

Salary: €30.75 per hour

Location: First Floor, Greenhills Retail Park Greenhills Road, Tallaght Dublin 24 D24 RH59

Position Type: Permanent

Role & Responsibilities:

Reporting directly to the Client Services Manager the role of the Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist is to provide professional and compassionate therapeutic support to children & adolescents who are in suicidal or self-harm crisis, and those bereaved by suicide.
• Conduct face to face risk & suitability assessments and implement risk... management plans as appropriate
• Provide evidence informed, brief, strengths based & goal focused interventions
• Work in accordance with Pieta’s Policies, Procedures and Guidelines
• Liaise and consult with other professionals in supporting the client as required
• Maintain accurate, confidential records of practice using Salesforce
• Attend external clinical supervision twice per month (paid by Pieta) and attend group supervision internally in Pieta once per month
• Contribute to research, audit and evaluation of the service as required
• Maintain professional and personal boundaries
• Participate in team meetings and attend other meetings as deemed necessary
• Share information with the Lead Therapist, Regional Manager, Pieta team and other services as appropriate in accordance with good practice

Education, Skills & Experience Required:
• A recognized qualification at Level 8* on the NQAI framework in Counselling / Psychotherapy or a Level 9 in Counselling Psychology. *(A recognised Level 7 in Counselling & Psychotherapy obtained pre-2018 will be accepted)
• Be a fully accredited Psychotherapist / Counselling Psychologist with IACP, BACP, IAHIP, FTAI, IAPTP, APPI, APCP, NAPCP, PSI or ICP
• Experience working with clients aged under 18 years old is essential - training / qualification in this area is required
• Knowledge of Brief Solution Focused Interventions, CBT etc.
• Ability to reflect on practice in order to facilitate personal learning, professional development and service improvement
• Demonstrate great warmth and the ability to empathize
• Strong interpersonal & communication skills
• Ability to work co-operatively as part of a team
• Strong time management skills and capacity to prioritize competing demands
• Ability to foster good working relationships with external agencies and organisations
• Ability to fulfil obligations as per the Children First Act 2015
• Note: Garda Vetting is required (of the successful candidates) for all positions.

Employee Benefits:
• 2 paid days to attend a course relevant to your role in Pieta and €150 contribution towards a CPD course
• Entitlement to 2x paid supervision (independent) sessions per month up to a maximum of €70 per session
• Occupational pension scheme (Upon completion of probation period)
• Travel pass & bike to work schemes
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Employee discounts
• Supportive team environment with monthly in house group supervision and Pieta Way training for all new starters

Applications for the above should be made through our website or via email, attaching a cover letter outlining your location, contract preference and particular suitability to the role with an updated Curriculum Vitae to [email protected] by 24th April 2024.

Dublin Ireland


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