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High Intensity Counsellor

Band 6

Main area
IAPT Service
Band 6
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Lee Health Centre, 2 Handen Road , London, Greater London, SE12 8NP
£33,660 - £43,307 per annum inc
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We are seeking a committed and enthusiastic Step 3 High Intensity Counsellor to join our IAPT service. Lewisham IAPT is a busy and thriving service that offers a broad range of NICE recommended treatments. We have a cohesive and dedicated staff team, including Counselling for Depression, Interpersonal Therapy, Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy and Couples for Depression Therapists.

The successful candidate will be competent in offering Counselling within the context of Step 3 High Intensity Treatment for Common Mental Health Presentations, including depression and anxiety. They will have experience, skills and knowledge in the delivery of Counselling within Primary Care. As a forward thinking service, we are involved in some exciting new developments that aim to increase access to evidence based treatments for those that live in the borough of Lewisham. We would like to recruit those who are interested in joining us to further develop our therapy provision for clients with long term health conditions.

The role will involve supervision of step 3 counsellors and of telephone triage. The qualities of flexibility, compassion and organisational skills are important. We like our staff team to reflect the diversity of the local community. The post will involve some out of hours working and working flexibly across localities within Lewisham

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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

Ellen Heralall

Clinical Team Leader – Counselling Team

South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust

IAPT Service (Lewisham)|IAPT Lewisham| Lee Health Centre| London|SE12 8NP

Telephone: 02032285500

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