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Telephone Counsellors

Location: Various

£23,000 - £28,000 FTE, depending on experience

We are excited to announce a further expansion of our counsellor team to meet the growing demand for mental health support through our Employee Assistance Programmes and Private Medical Healthcare. This role presents a unique opportunity to apply your therapy knowledge and skills in a commercial setting. Successful candidates will benefit from our in-house Continued Professional Development programme, led by our own team of psychologists.

Here at AXA Health Services, we pride ourselves in delivering expert clinical support and therapeutic interventions to our corporate clients in order to support the health and wellbeing of their employees. Our work environment is dynamic, we depend on the professionalism, creativity and innovation of our people to deliver excellent clinical service within a corporate industry.

Please be aware that if successful, we carry out PVG and Police Scotland checks as part of our offer process.

In this role, you will be supporting employees of businesses who have contracts with us to provide mental health care, mostly by telephone. This is done through support calls, therapy assessments and delivery of contracted therapy sessions. You will work with individuals to determine the best therapeutic support and help navigate them to the right type of intervention. You will have the opportunity to work with a vast array of mild, moderate and severe clinical presentations; from stress, anxiety, depression through to attachment difficulties, substance abuse, trauma and personality disorders. You will also have the unique opportunity to deliver managerial consultancy, providing guidance to managers who are experiencing distress around their role.

You will be working within a friendly multi-disciplinary team with access to psychologists for clinical support and guidance. We are looking for someone who can work across Monday to Sunday, between the hours of 8am and 11pm. Part time working hours will be considered, with the minimum being 22.5 hours per week.

You will have a Post-Graduate Diploma in Counselling or equivalent, as well as being a member of an accredited body, such as BACP or BABCP and working towards your accreditation. In addition, you will have experience of working with adults from age 16+ within a professional context.

In return, we offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including 25 days annual leave plus statutory holidays, discretionary bonus scheme, discounts on AXA Insurance products, private medical insurance and much more.

Deadline: 22 August 2019

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