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Recruitment

Recruitment opportunities at Contact

Contact is a leading Northern Ireland charity specialising in crisis counselling and suicide prevention.  We are currently recruiting for he following posts:

 

Creative Arts Therapist – Reaching Out: Empowering Young People

Contact currently provides creative arts therapy to children and young people across the Northern Trust area who have suffered aggression related trauma.  This project is funded by the Big Lottery Reaching Out: Empowering Young People Programme and supports young people aged 8–20 year olds who have experienced trauma as a result of emotional, physical or sexual abuse and who may have disengaged from education or have had experience of the youth justice or looked after care systems.

We warmly welcome applications for the following post to ensure the delivery of creative interventions to children and young people within Big Lottery supported ‘Aggression Related Trauma Project’ (ART Project) in accordance with the ethical guidelines of a recognised governing body (e.g. BACP) to the highest professional standards meeting the clinical efficacy demanded by Contact for its clients ensuring accountability to the Big Lottery Funded Empowering Young People Programme (EYP).  The post is a fixed term contract until October 2017 (with possible extension depending on funding)

Creative Arts Therapist – Reaching Out: Empowering Young People

Based:             Northern HSC Trust Area

Hours:              14 hours per week

Salary:             £28,746 – £32,778 pa pro rata

Click on the links below to download the relevant documents:

Job Description

Information for applicants

Application Form

Monitoring Form & Cover Letter

 

Community Counselling Manager

Reporting to Contact Head of Service Delivery, the Community Counselling Manager will take responsibility for the day to day operation and implementation of community counselling, as a key member of Contact Service Delivery team.

Based: Lanyon Building, Belfast or Embassy Building, Derry

Hours: 21 hours weekly

Salary: £27,123 pro rata (under review)

Click on the links below to download the relevant documents:

Job Description

Information for applicants

Application form

Monitoring Form & Cover Letter

 

PR Assistant

Contact require a PR and Administration Assistant to support the Head of PR and Communications on a day–to–day basis with the promotion of Lifeline, the crisis helpline and counselling service.

Based: Lanyon Building, Belfast

Hours: 35 hours weekly

Salary: £17,714 – £19,742 (under review)

Click on the links below to download the relevant documents:

Job Description

Information for applicants

Application form

Monitoring Form and Cover Letter

 

Crisis Line Counsellor

To handle incoming and outgoing calls on the Lifeline service, carrying out appropriate assessment of risk and resource, to record and refer on as appropriate

Based: Lanyon Building, Belfast or Waterville House, Derry

Salary: £24,472 – £27,123

Click on the links below to download the relevant documents:

Job Description

Information for applicants

Application form

Monitoring form and covering letter

 


 

 

 

 The following posts are currently being advertised on this page:

– Creative Arts Therapist 

– Community Counselling Manager

– PR Assistant

– Crisis Line Counsellors