Counselling and Psychotherapy Referrals Coordinator and User Participa

31129.00 GBP Annual
02 Jul 2017
18 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The Brandon Centre is a charitable organisation that provides contraception and sexual health services and psychotherapy and counselling for young people aged 12-25 years.

An opportunity has arisen for a motivated individual, with previous experience as an administrator in a mental health or medical setting, to join our team.

There are two main functions of the post: firstly, to manage the counselling and psychotherapy waiting list for the Brandon Centre's Camden and Islington services and provide administrative support to the counselling and psychotherapy service. This includes taking and processing referrals from young people, parents and professionals and liaising with referrers and other services with support and direction from the clinical lead, keeping waiting lists up to date and general administrative tasks.

Secondly, the post holder will lead on the Centre's service user participation work. In consultation with staff and users of the service, the post-holder will devise and manage a range of participatory activities so that the views of young people are heard at all levels of the service and contribute to service development. The post holder will work together with colleagues to develop this area of the service.

We are looking for candidates with excellent administration skills who have experience engaging with young people and working in a multidisciplinary team.

Contract: One year fixed term (may be extended, subject to funding)

Further details are set out in the job description, which can be obtained from the Brandon Centre website.

To apply, please complete the Brandon Centre application form (CVs will not be accepted). Please ensure your personal statement sets out how you meet each requirement on the person specification.

If you have any further questions about the role, you can contact us on the Brandon Centre website or speak to Clare Hoddinott, Psychotherapy Referrals Co-ordinator on .

The Brandon Centre is committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk of harm and expects all staff to share this commitment. We follow safer recruitment practices to protect children and adults at risk of harm. The successful candidate will be required to undertake a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service (previously CRB).

The Brandon Centre is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Closing date: Tuesday 18 th July 2017, midnight.

Interview date: Wednesday 26 th July 2017

*Candidates suitable for shortlisting will be contacted but if you have not heard from us then you have not been successful on this occasion.

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