Jobs at WISH

Psychotherapist London Borough Merton
Self harm & sexual violence support for young people

Part time – 21-28 hours a week.
Salary: £30,558 – £32,790 pa pro-rata (including Outer London Weighting), depending on qualifications and experience. Travel reimbursed.

Contracts to end of September 2017. Likely to continue for a further 2 year’s subject to funding.

This role is exempt under the Equality Act 2010 pursuant to Schedule 9, Part 1. Open to female applicants only.

The WISH Centre is a vibrant and proactive community based model that provides self harm, sexual and domestic violence support and recovery for young people. We do this through a mix of intensive long term psychotherapy, one-to-one support, peer support group work and early intervention and prevention projects and campaigns, out of hours text based and online support, and capacity building and training of professionals.

The psychotherapist will provide medium to long term therapy to young people ages 11- 18 years who self harm and/or have experienced sexual violence or child sexual exploitation.  The ability to travel within a four mile radius of our Centre in Merton (Morden High Street) is essential as you will be holding therapy sessions in schools and community settings and at WISH Merton.

Minimum Diploma level qualification and two year’s experience of therapeutic work with young people, together with an understanding of safeguarding and the issues that we work with. Training on self harm recovery provided, plus external clinical supervision and safeguarding supervision. Ability to undertake client assessments and reviews and input client notes and outcomes on our database essential (training provided).

We are looking for a highly organized, genuinely caring and self-motivated person who is passionate about supporting young people who self harm and/or who have experienced sexual exploitation. You will have a ‘can-do’ approach, an interest in the issues and a commitment to a feminist and rights based approach to supporting and safeguarding young people.  Immediate start required.

Closing Date: 1700, Friday 21 April 2017

To apply please email your CV to Rowena Jaber, Director

The appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and references.

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