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Band 6 Counsellor - Staff Mental Health Hub

Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
29 Sep 2023

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The BSol Staff Mental Health Hub provides specialist psychological assessment and brief interventions for BSol health and social care staff. The Service accepts self referrals and referrals by staff managers, and the service provides specialist psychological assessments and brief interventions within a multidisciplinary psychological professions team. The Service is also involved in the wider systems support for staff to help address the effect of work pressures and stress. You may be involved in delivering psychoeducational workshops and mental health promotion events across acute care, primary care and social care.

This post is for a counsellor to provide individual assessments and brief evidence based counselling interventions for health and social care staff who are referred to the Hub. You will work as part of the Hub Team, and may also be involved in systems level support for staff across the health and social care system in Birmingham & Solihull. Some travel across Birmingham & Solihull sites will be required.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be part of a team of clinicians whose responsibility is to provide psychological services for NHS and social care staff working in Birmingham & Solihull.

The post-holder will be responsible, with other team members, for the delivery of a brief counselling service as part of a wider psychological assessment and therapy service. Clinical provision will include assessment, formulation and time-limited evidence based interventions including brief counselling interventions.. The post holder may also play a role in system level support around psychological issues for health and social care staff.

About us

Welcome to Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust. Our 4000 clinical and support staff help us to improve mental health wellbeing and meet the needs of the 70,000 people we serve each year. We provide a range of mental healthcare services across Birmingham and Solihull, as well as specialised services nationally. We also offer medical, nursing and psychology training and are proud of our international reputation for both research and innovation.

Our population is culturally diverse, characterised in places by high levels of deprivation which create an increasing demand for our services and a necessity for us to make sure everyone can access the help they need. We are a team of compassionate, inclusive and committed people working together to provide excellent care to support our community. If you are looking for a place to belong, where you can make a real difference to people's lives, join our team where our warm welcome is waiting for you.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information about the main responsibilities please view the attached job description and person specification.

Person Specification

Mental Health experience


  • Appropriate qualifications
  • Significant experience in a variety of settings
  • Experience of working in mental health


  • Experience in staff support
  • Additional psychological therapy qualification

Employer details

Employer name

Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust


Tall Trees

Queensbridge Road, Moseley


B13 8QY

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