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HMP Brixton
Specialism
Psychology, Psychiatry and Mental Health
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up to £29000 per annum (pro rata) depending on experience
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About The Role

Make a difference from day one!

Are you collaborative, caring, and compassionate?

Prisons are one of the most challenging, yet rewarding places for healthcare professionals to work - if you’re looking for a role where you can develop your existing skills and learn something new every day, then this is the place to be.

About the Role:

As an qualified Counsellor, you will provide high-quality primary care counselling to adults with mild to moderate mental health problems. Working autonomously, as part of the mental health team, you will be involved in all aspects of the care planning approach for clients within your caseload. 

You will deliver counselling services in accordance with NICE guidelines and have a flexible approach to the demands of the service. You will be expected to provide advice and consultations on client’s care to non-counselling colleagues and non-professional career.

The successful candidate will be expected to undertake regular professional/clinical supervision, caseload management supervision, and appraisal in keeping with professional body and trust guidelines.

About You

In return for your hard work you will...

You’ll receive an annual salary of up to £29,000 per annum (pro rata) - depending on experience. You'll also get a number of benefits including a company contributory pension scheme, 25 days annual leave – increasing with service up to 28 days + 8 public bank holidays, CPD, and re-validation support.

Other benefits include cycle to work scheme plus training and clinical development opportunities. Onsite benefits at HMP Brixton include access to an onsite gym and free parking.
 
  • You will be an experienced, practising therapist, holding a recognised counselling qualification to Diploma Level or above.
  • You are a member with UKCP, BACP, UPCA, or BPS and are familiar with the professional Code of Ethics and work within an Ethical Framework.
  • Have experience of a fairly wide range of client groups.
  • A clear sense of appropriate and professional boundaries.

About Us

We’re the UK’s leading independent provider of healthcare services in both prisons and youth establishments.

We believe in putting the patient first, regardless of the environment or their history. That’s why we’re proud to deliver quality healthcare in some of the most challenging environments; care that is equal to what you receive in the community. We’re passionate about making a difference to the lives of prisoners by improving their health, securing their well being and helping to reduce re-offending behaviour.

We deliver round-the-clock healthcare to more than 40,000 patients at over 45 prisons of all categories. Prisons are a community like any other and we offer all of the health services any community needs in one place and with a single team. These range from reception health checks on arrival and regular GP services, to help with substance misuse, mental health, chronic or long-term conditions, podiatry, physiotherapy and optometry.

This is a part-time role will be working 14 hours per week on a rota basis. The salary for this role is up to £29,000 per annum (pro rata) - dependent on experience.

Please note that offers of employment are subject to Practice Plus Group Terms & Conditions and receipt of satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS check, and prison vetting.

At Practice Plus Group we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities.

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