Counsellor

Employer
Manx Care
Location
Douglas
Salary
£34,835 to £47,015 a year
Closing date
31 Jan 2023

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Profession
Counsellor / Psychotherapist
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic Counsellor to join our Counselling and Therapy service in primary care!

Main duties of the job

We deliver a range of therapeutic counselling interventions for people experiencing mild to moderately severe mental health problems, such as anxiety, depression and trauma.

About us

By joining Manx Care on the Isle of Man youll be stepping away from NHS pressures and demands, as the Islands healthcare system is similar but separate to the UK NHS. We provide lots of opportunities for professional learning and CPD, this includes use of our well-resourced education and training centre. At many of our locations youll have access to free on-site car parking. People who relocate here can also get a refund on their National Insurance contributions for the first year of living here. In addition, we offer generous relocation packages for most of our roles! On the Isle of Man you can benefit from great lifestyle opportunities, a safe environment and great schools. Manx residents benefit from lower tax rates compared to most countries in the EU.

Job description
Job responsibilities
About the role and our team

We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic Counsellor to join our Counselling and Therapy service in primary care!

We deliver a range of therapeutic counselling interventions for people experiencing mild to moderately severe mental health problems, such as anxiety, depression and trauma.

Your experience and ideas will be key in developing the support and intervention we provide. Together we will design, deliver and evaluate the developing service based in the heart of the community. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of something special and make a difference to those in the community.

You will initially be based in Port Erin or Douglas, but we also deliver interventions in our Ramsey and Peel hubs.

Your high level of clinical skills and ability to utilise specialist therapeutic techniques and counselling approaches will ensure clients receive the services they need. If you would like to take advantage of this fantastic innovation and be with us from the very start please don't hesitate to get in touch today!

What can this role offer me?

By joining us you'll be stepping away from NHS pressures and demands, as the Island's healthcare system is similar but separate to the UK NHS.

Developing our team to be the best they can be is important to us, you'll have access to all the great courses the Isle of Man Government offer, through LEaD, our Learning, Education and Development Service.

As a Band 6 or 7 (depending on experience and skills) Counsellor you will receive support and supervision alongside continued professional development and study leave.

We offer competitive salaries which tend to be higher than UK salaries with opportunities for annual pay increases for many roles.

You will enjoy generous annual leave entitlement of 27 days and 10 public holidays

For candidates not on the Isle of Man we will reimburse your interview expenses and give you a relocation package of up to £7,000 to get you, your things and your family to the island.

For those relocating or returning to the island you will receive a refund on your national insurance contributions made in your first year, this could be up to £4,000!

Great on site facilities and free car parking

About the Island and relocating

Here you can enjoy a fantastic quality of life, and an excellent work-life balance! There are plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities; if you like walking, mountain biking, sailing or kayaking, you'll have lots of places to explore!

There are also lots of great cafes, bars and restaurants, and you can enjoy the Island's real sense of community. The island is well connected to the UK, and you'll also benefit from low income tax rates (20% maximum rate).

If you are relocating or returning to the Island, you can also benefit from the National Insurance Holiday Scheme, which allows you to apply for a refund on your NI contributions for your 1st year of living here. To see how this scheme could benefit you, and to find out more about relocating to the Isle of Man, visit www.locate.im.

A relocation package of up to £7,000 based on receipts is available for this role. To find out more about our relocation package, download the leaflet below.

How to find out more and apply

For more information please see the attached job description and person specification, alternatively contact Ruari Donald on 01624 642540.

Applications for this post will be accepted up to midnight of the closing date specified. You'll need to upload your latest CV to your application, and we recommend that you also include a cover letter that explains your motivations for applying, and that demonstrates your suitability for this post. If you have difficulties applying online please contact the Recruitment Team on 01624 686300 or by email at helpmeapply@gov.im.

Additional information

Please note an enhanced with barring police check is required for this post which Manx Care will cover the cost of for you.

We support flexible working and equality, diversity and inclusion in our recruitment

The Isle of Man Public Service is committed to creating an inclusive culture that celebrates equality, diversity and inclusion. We understand how a wide range of views and experiences can benefit us as we work together for the Isle of Man. We welcome applications from diverse backgrounds and would encourage you to apply.

The Isle of Man Public Service is an equal opportunities employer which supports and promotes flexible working. We understand its benefits in improving work-life balance and supporting health and wellbeing and, in its different forms; it is widespread throughout the Public Service. We are happy to discuss part-time or flexible working arrangements, including job share partnerships, for our roles (where possible) and if interested you should discuss this with the Hiring Manager.

Find out more about where a career in the Isle of Man Public Service could take you at hr.gov.im/careers

Person Specification
Qualifications
Essential
  • Recognised professional counselling qualification to diploma level or equivalent
  • Experience in field of Mental health and counselling


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