An exciting position has become available within a new contract service which sits in Space2Bheard CIC. We have secured a contract to offer group and individual psycho-education and therapy to individuals who have experienced complex and/or multiple trauma. This service will be offered in the East Riding of Yorkshire (location still to be determined) to people over a year.
Space2Bheard is a community interest company that holds several contracts with partnership organisations and we deliver quality and accessible mental health services.

⋆ To collaboratively create positive mental health provisions for all

Providing innovative therapeutic solutions that are accessible for our community now and in the future

Applications will be welcomed from experienced Psychotherapeutic Counsellors and Psychotherapists with significant post graduate experience. The post holder will be required to see, assess and treat clients with presentations resulting from traumatic experiences, previous experience of working with groups would be advantageous but not essential. It is desirable that you have a qualification in EMDR however not essential, if you were successful in the position then we may be able to support you in training in this modality.
Job Title: Clinician
Reports To: Clinical Director – Michelle Shanley
Job Overview: The candidate(s) will be expected to provide both group into individual and one to one therapy sessions to clients presenting with complex/multiple trauma, using a holistic and integrative approach. There will be training and supervision provided for working with this client group.
You will be working with clients who ‘fall through the gap’ between primary and secondary care but who have been assessed as low risk. This contract is to be delivered in the East Riding of Yorkshire in partnership with Humber NHS Foundation Teaching Trust (sites yet to be confirmed).

Responsibilities and Duties:
• To provide quality group and one to one therapy to people experiencing a range of presentations related to complex trauma.
• To upload comprehensive timely clients notes and additional requirements on to the relevant Electronic Information Recording system
• Communicate effectively with clients and carers, recognising the need for alternative methods of communication to overcome different levels of understanding, cultural background and preferred ways of communicating.
• To be willing to attend supervision sessions as requested by the Service Manager.
• To attend and participate fully in the specific training required for this role
• To attend meetings essential to the delivery of the service
• To be able to work across a number of different sites across the locality area
• To work virtually where required
• Work collaboratively as part of a wider team and recognising and acting on findings from client assessments and examinations, where need for onward referral, investigations and/or alternative treatment is required

Qualifications and Capabilities:

• Applications from all modalities will be considered
• To hold an enhanced DBS certificate or be willing to obtain one before starting work.
• To have completed a minimum of 3 Years training in the field of Psychotherapeutic Counselling and/or Psychotherapy.
• To have attained a Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling or equivalent.
• To be a Member of BACP, UKCP or equivalent.
• To be a Member of BACP or equivalent and to be accredited at level 6 or 7 or working towards becoming accredited.
• To commit to achieve the Continued Professional Development requirements
• To have completed the Children and Adult basic Safeguarding Training within the last 3 years or be willing to do so in a timely manner.
• To be willing to complete the online Information Governance and Prevent Training.
• To be able to commit to attend our quarterly staff meetings (you will be paid a lower rate for meeting attendance).
• To complete training in and use the electronic patient recording system as required.
• To hold the required personal indemnity insurance or be willing to obtain it before starting.
• To engage in training and supervision specific to this service.
• To be able to commit to building a minimum of 12 hours a week to the service.
• To have the capacity, confidence, and ability to take on up to 8 patients together upon completion of their group sessions.

Personal Qualities:

• To be invested in being a member of a close working team

• To have excellent interpersonal skills

• To have autonomy to manage own time and diary in an organised and punctual manner

• To be approachable, caring, and compassionate in your approach to working and to our patient/client group.

Rate of Pay

This will be a self-employed position, pay to be discussed on enquiry and will be dependent upon experience.

For informal expressions of interest, please contact Michelle Shanley (email:

Please send your expression of interest with an outline of yourself and your experience along with a C.V to by 20th May.