Counsellor (Hospital-based), Birmingham – c. £31,000 to £34,000 (pro rata. 22.5hrs a week)
This role is part of our Youth Violence Intervention Programme (YVIP) in Birmingham, and will work across three hospital sites – Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QE), Birmingham Children’s Hospital (BCH) and Heartlands Hospital. We are seeking a qualified and registered Counsellor in Birmingham to provide comprehensive psychological assessments and formulations for young people who access Redthread’s services. This role will also provide counselling to some of the young people we work with, and will support the youth work team in developing and delivering a therapeutic and clinically safe environment within the hospital setting. You will work in a multi-disciplinary team and will liaise with a wide range of psychological services both internal and external to the hospitals to ensure young people can access the coordinated psychological input they need.
To do this well you need to be a people person; passionate about supporting young people, and excited at the prospect of working in a fast-paced and busy environment. You need expertise in a wide range of counselling models, and substantial experience of working with vulnerable young people with complex needs. You will have experience of helping young people through crisis and reducing their risk of further harm, while achieving improved emotional health and wellbeing. You will be competent at upskilling and supporting colleagues to assess and support young people with psychological needs.
For full details on the role please download the job pack by clicking here: Counsellor Job Pack
Closing date: 10am, Monday 2nd November 2020
Online 1st round Interview: 9th November 2020