Counselling Therapist






Job Description

Counsellor Therapists are required for sessional community based assignments within the HSE primary care services (CIPC), to be based throughout the Midwest Community Healthcare area (CHO 3). CIPC is a component service of the HSE National Counselling Service (NCS).

CIPC is the provision of short term counselling in primary care settings to medical card holders aged 18 years and over by professionally qualified counsellors, psychotherapists and psychologists under the supervision of the HSE NCS. 

An applicant must possess:
1. A recognised Level 7 qualification (QQI) in a relevant human science discipline or equivalent in a health and social care profession or health related profession. 

Plus either 2a and 2b or 2c and 2d as follows:
2. (a) Hold a degree or post-graduate qualification in counselling, or psychotherapy recognised by one of the following, as appropriate:, the Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (IACP), a relevant body within the Irish Council for Psychotherapy (ICP) or the Irish Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy (IABCP).
(b) Have full accredited membership with one of the following: IACP, IABCP or a relevant body within ICP 
(c) Hold a post-graduate qualification in counselling psychology or clinical psychology recognised by the Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI)(d) Have commenced the registration process with the PSI or be or fully registered with the clinical or counselling psychology division of PSI. 

3. Have a minimum of two years relevant post qualification experience (This requirement may not apply in respect of some full-time post-graduate qualifications).
A selection process as well as interviews will also apply.
If you need any further information or wish to be considered for this post, please submit your CV

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