Assistant Team Leader

Closing date: 
27 Sep 2017
30 hours per week (10 hours per week will be specifically allocated to Assistant Team Leaders duties and the remaining 20 hours will be counselling duties)

This role will be key to supporting the Team Leaders in the review of waiting lists, allocation of clients, supporting on the delivery of specific contracts and providing guidance to counselling staff within the programme on administration, policies and procedures to be worked within.

The post holder will be based in Belfast but may be required to travel to other locations.

The Assistant Team Leaders will primarily be designated to assist the Team Leader in the delivery of specific programmes and allocation of waiting list.  Programmes to support include a range of Adult based counselling programmes including some of: SHIP (Self Harm Intervention Programme), Postvention, Mental Health Hubs, Victims & Survivors Service etc.

Essential Criteria:

  • Professional qualification in counselling or psychotherapy (minimum Advanced Diploma or equivalent)
  • Accredited with BACP, UKCP, IACP, BAT or AFT
  • Knowledge of issues affecting key projects areas in which New Life Counselling operates
  • Proven organisational ability to co-ordinate diverse activities and tasks

Desirable Criteria:

  • Qualification in systemic practice
  • Level 5 qualification in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
  • ASIST Training
  • Mental Health First Aid Training
  • Experience of working with self-harm clients in a clinical setting
  • Experience supporting home visits
  • Experience supporting families
Added by
Clare Hilland
Closing date:
27 Sep 2017 12 noon
Job Information
30 hours per week
£28,462 - £28,462
Contact Information
Clare Magee
25 Ardoyne Road
BT14 7HX