The Fire Fighters Charity
Penrith, Cumbria
£26,038 per year
Permanent, Part-time
Job description

Psychological Therapist 
Penrith, Cumbria 
£26,038 per annum 

The Fire Fighters Charity exists to support serving and retired fire and rescue service personnel and their families in supporting their mental health, physical and social needs. We recognise that no two people are alike and work in partnership with our beneficiaries to help them achieve their potential. 

The Fire Fighters Charity works within a recovery model, our approach is person-centred and needs-led, support is focused on enabling and empowering our beneficiaries to live meaningful lives, despite any challenges that they may face. 

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic, motivated and experienced Psychological Therapist to join our dynamic multi-professional team based at Jubilee House, our purpose built centre in Penrith, Cumbria. 

Working with beneficiaries presenting with a range of issues including stress, anxiety, depression and symptoms of trauma, you will deliver brief individual and group based interventions for beneficiaries on our short term residential programme and support by telephone and online. 

To be successful, you will: 

- Have a recognised qualification in psychology, counselling or psychotherapy 
- Be a registered member of a recognised psychological, counselling or psychotherapy body 
- Have experience of using a range of evidenced based brief interventions to meet different needs, 
- Have experience of integrating different therapeutic modalities / treatment approaches 

An Enhanced DBS check will be required prior to commencing your role.

It is essential that you are confident working independently using your experience gained to ensure the individual needs of the beneficiaries are met. In addition, it is desirable that you will also be experienced delivering psycho-educational workshops. 

This is a great opportunity to join a forward thinking and innovative organisation which prides itself in maintaining high standards and achieving positive results 

In return, we offer a competitive salary and benefits package, a rewarding role helping the fire and rescue services community. 

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sectors of the community. 

30 hours per week (working days: Mon, Tues, Thurs and Fri to complement our service). 

Closing Date: 9am 15th July 2019 

Interview Date: Week Commencing 22nd July 2019 

To apply for the role of Psychological Therapist, please apply via the button shown. 

This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency. 

Additional Keywords: Psychological Therapist, Psychologist, Counsellor, Therapist, Mental Health Worker, Psychotherapy Worker, CBT Therapist, Cognitive Behavioural Therapist.

Posted on: 19 June 2019
Closed date: 15 July 2019
Job ref: ACGOC1507/SG-MI
Tags: Social Care/Development, Nursing