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Recruitment

Recruitment opportunities at Contact

Completed application forms for all posts listed below must be received via email to Evie Dyer, Monitoring Officer eviedyer@contactn.com by 4.00pm on Monday 25th February 2013. CVs will not be accepted.

All Telephone Counsellors and Locum Therapists will complete Contact mandatory induction training programme, full details in the ‘Important Information for applicants’ links underneath each opportunity listed below.

Contact is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Telephone Counsellors 24/7 Helpline (Belfast and Derry)

£23,708 – £26,276 pro rata NJC Scale Pts 28–31

To expand Lifeline’s 24/7 crisis telephone counselling team based in our Belfast and Derry Therapy Centres we require diploma qualified counsellors with at least one year’s post–qualifying experience and 150 hours clinically supervised practice OR a counselling diploma plus one year’s clinically supervised experience with a helpline counselling service. Lifeline provides 24/7 access to families, friends and professionals supporting those at risk from suicide throughout NI. In return we provide excellent training, supervision, a welcoming, supportive workplace, a competitive salary and an unrivalled package of benefits.

Locum Creative Arts Therapists

(All HSC Trust Areas) £40 per session

To extend Creative Therapy to children, young people and adults, we require HCPC registered Drama, Music and Art Therapists, with at least two years’ supervised practice totalling a minimum of 400 hours. We would particularly welcome applications from the Northern and Western HSC Trust area.

Locum Play Therapists

(All HSC Trust Areas) £35 per session for accredited, £30 for non–accredited

To provide Play Therapy to children and young people, we require therapists qualified to diploma level with at least two years’ supervised practice totalling a minimum of 150 hours. All therapists must hold current BACP/PTUK/UKCP membership and be working towards accreditation. We would particularly welcome applications from the Northern HSC Trust area.

Locum Family Therapists 

(All HSC Trust Areas) £40 per session

To enable effective family therapy support and assessment at times of crisis we wish to extend our Locum Family Therapy team for Lifeline and other Contact projects. We welcome applications from UKCP registered Family Therapists from all HSC Trust areas.