Job Title: Cognitive Behavioural Therapist (Adults)
Hours: 17.5 hours per week
Location: Manchester, M1
Salary: £17,059.50 per annum (FTE £34,119 per annum) 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays, generous pension scheme and group life assurance.
We are looking for a Cognitive Behavioral Therapist to join our team. The purpose of this role is to provide direct clinical provision to adults who are survivors of torture and organised violence through individual or group therapy, offering a range of interventions. In addition the post holder will contribute to the development and delivery of internal and external training, and will provide consultation to external professionals who work with survivors. The role will also include offering supervision to psychology trainees and volunteers.
The successful candidate will have experience and a working knowledge of legislation affecting asylum seekers and refugees e.g. asylum, housing, benefits. It is essential to hold a qualification in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and also to be accredited, and a member of a relevant professional body BABCP.
Freedom from Torture is dedicated to healing and protecting people who have survived torture. We provide therapies to improve physical and mental health, we medically document torture, and we provide legal and welfare help. We expose torture globally, we fight to hold torturing states to account and we campaign for fairer treatment of torture survivors in the UK.
Our team of dedicated professionals provide direct support to survivors including psychological therapy, physical health services, legal and welfare support, and expert medical reports for use in survivors’ asylum claims.
We are proud to play a significant role in the global anti-torture movement. Survivors, active and empowered, are at the centre of all of our work.
None of this can happen without our vibrant community of supporters who help to create this change.
Thanks to the dedication of our staff and volunteers – as well as thousands of passionate supporters and funders – thousands of torture survivors have been able to rebuild their lives in incredibly difficult circumstances.
For further information on the role, please follow the below link to view the Job Description and Person Specification. Please apply by sending us your CV and a covering letter, outlining how you meet the criteria set out in the Person Specification.
Closing date for applications: 26 March 2020
Freedom from Torture is an Equal Opportunities employer.