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  • Part Time
  • London

Therapeutic Services Manager (Female)

Salary up to £21,000 pa (21 hours pw, £35,000 pro rata)

This post is women only, the Equality Act 2010 pursuant to Schedule 9, Part 1 applies

1 in 4 women will experience some form of domestic abuse within their lifetime. Domestic abuse is the leading cause of depression among women.

Woman’s Trust is one of the few organisations to make the connection between domestic abuse and women’s mental health and emotional wellbeing. We have been providing free, specialist therapeutic support to help women overcome their experiences of domestic abuse (DA) since 1996. Our services fill a critical gap in mental health care in London.

We are now seeking a highly motivated and experienced therapist to be the clinical lead of our person-centred counselling services for women affected by domestic abuse.

You will carry out the role with a warm, confident and professional manner. You will lead a team of staff and volunteers who are proficient, passionate and highly committed to deliver quality community-based recovery services.

As part of your responsibilities you will:
  • Exercise clinical responsibility for Woman’s Trust counselling, groupwork, crisis counselling and other therapeutic services
  • Ensure that WT counselling services are delivered to a high professional standard and in accordance with the BACP Ethical Framework.
  • Lead on the development of new opportunities for the enhancement and expansion of WT counselling services
  • Lead on clinical representation of WT services to external bodies and involvement in campaigning for the improvement of services for women experiencing DA
  • Be the Safeguarding lead for the organisation and any other risk factors
Other essential criteria are
  • A diploma in Person-Centred/Humanistic/Integrative counselling or equivalent
  • BACP/UKCP accreditation
  • Substantial experience, especially working with clients who have experiences abuse or trauma, and/or have complex needs
  • Experience of working with women affected by domestic abuse
  • Experience of providing clinical supervision
  • Substantial experience of supervision and coordinating counsellors or volunteers
  • Experience of staff and service management.
  • Experience of working with women from black and other minority ethnic communities
Closing date:  Monday, 7th January 2019 – 9 am
Interviews:  Week 14th January 2018

This post is based in our office in Edgware Road

Applications for this role will need to include a detailed personal statement, addressing each point in the person specification.

To view the full job description and the person specification please download an application pack here: TSM Application Pack Winter 18/19

Please send completed applications to recruitment@womanstrust.org.uk.

This role will be subject to a DBS check.

For further information and an informal discussion please call  020 7034 0303 or email recruitment@womanstrust.org.uk

 

To apply for this job email your details to recruitment@womanstrust.org.uk.