Job Vacancies

We have two job vacancies at present, for a Psychotherapy and Counselling Administrator (Part time) and a Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner.

Psychotherapy and Counselling Administrator   

Richmond Borough Mind has been delivering services and support for people living in Richmond and in some neighbouring boroughs for over 50 years. Our aim is to help people in our local communities to have better mental health and wellbeing and to live the best lives possible.

We have an exciting opportunity for someone to join our busy and growing Psychotherapy and Counselling Service.

We have a vacancy for a Part Time, Psychotherapy and Counselling Service Administrator role.

This key role works closely within management, clinical team, self-employed supervisors and a staff team. Duties and tasks range from being the first line of contact, contacting clients and therapists, booking assessments, advertising the service.

In addition, managing recruitment processes and vitally overseeing the monitoring, inputting and analysing of large amounts of client data with our database systems, amongst other administrative duties and responsibilities.

In order to apply, please send your CV and a short cover letter explaining why would you like to join the service and how can you use your skills, personality and experience in the role to Sandra Hamilton – Service manager: [email protected]

The job description and person specification is available here

Closing date:      3rd June 2019

Salary:               £20,573 per annum (pro rata)

Hours:               15 hours/Week

Location:             UK House, 82 Heath Road, TW1 4BW, Twickenham and Maddison Clinic, 140 Church Road, TW11 8QL, Teddington as well as other venues in the Richmond Borough, as required

Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner (Qualified, Step 2)

Band 5 £27,936- £34,629 incl OLW (depending on experience), plus 3-5% matched pension

We are an established Low Intensity IAPT service with an excellent reputation for delivering high quality patient care and rate consistently within the top 3 London IAPT services for Recovery rates. Richmond Borough Mind (RB Mind) runs the Step 2 element of the Richmond Wellbeing Service (RWS). We work closely with our Step 3 High Intensity colleagues in this co-located service in Twickenham.

Qualified in Low Intensity work, with the recognised IAPT qualification, you will be enthusiastic, self-motivated and able to meet the demands of a challenging but rewarding role. Opportunity to train as a supervising PWP could be open to suitably experienced PWPs. You will be managing your own caseload through delivering workshops and individual guided self-help. Regular clinical supervision will be provided by the Clinical lead, in addition to regular line management and training opportunities. 

RB Mind is committed to clinical excellence and ensuring continuing professional development for our staff team by developing their skills and special interests. The team has attended the National Networking Forum for the past five years. Each PWP is able to champion an area of interest to them within the service, involving learning and outreach. Current PWP champions focus on drugs and alcohol, older people and staff wellbeing.

You will be working with a team of dynamic, dedicated and committed PWPs and Trainees and be part of successful teams at both RB Mind and our partners, East London NHS Foundation Trust (ELFT). For your personal development you will have access to expertise from both the Trust and the local Mind network.

Based near central Twickenham you will be able to travel throughout the Borough of Richmond to ensure that our service is responsive to the needs of all communities in Richmond throughout weekdays and one evening per week. You have the advantage of working in London’s leafiest borough, with very quick access to central London – just 20 minutes on the train.

Following RB Mind’s recent staff happiness survey, all PWPs said they were highly motivated, found their job worthwhile, had good relationships within the team and that RB Mind are a good organisation to work for.

The Job description is available here and the person specification is available here

The application form is available here and the equalities form here

Closing Date: Monday 13th May 2019 5pm

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