Psychotherapist - Child and Adolescent

Job Overview



A fantastic opportunity is now available to work with a leading organisation who have and continue providing support to over 60,000 people.

FRS Recruitment is seeking a Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist to work in Limerick with people effected by suicidal distress or self harm. The successful candidate will provide support to adults and under 18's who are in suicidal or self-harm crisis, and those bereaved by suicide.

Salary: €30 per hour

Hours: as agreed with Lead Therapist

Contract: Permanent

Essential Education Requirements:

  • Qualification recognised in Counselling and /or Psychotherapy or higher qualification on the NQAI framework in Counselling or a Level 9 in Counselling Psychology.
  • Must be a fully accredited Psychotherapist / Counselling Psychologist with IACP, BACP, IAHIP, FTAI, IAPTP, APPI, APCP, NAPCP, PSI or ICP.

Experience, Skills essential requirements:

  • Previous experience of working with crisis intervention and suicide bereavement
  • Knowledge of Brief Solution Focused Interventions, CBT etc.
  • Ability to reflect on practice in order to facilitate personal learning, professional development and service improvement
  • Exhibit great warmth and ability to empathise
  • Strong interpersonal & communication skills
  • Capable of working co-operatively as part of a team
  • Time management skills and ability to prioritise competing demands
  • Capability to foster good working relationships with external agencies and organisations
  • Ability to fulfil obligations as per the Children First Act 2015

Contact: If you are interested in this opportunity please contact Chloe O Brien, Healthcare Recruitment Consultant, Allied Healthcare Division, FRS Recruitment. Tel: M: +353(0)86 1449043 for more information

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