Enfield Carers Centre (ECC) is local charity based in Enfield Town offering support and advice for unpaid carers.
We are looking for the ideal candidate who can lead and support ECCs IAPT Counselling Service in conjunction with the Counselling Coordinators.
You would be able to assess and support adult carers who are experiencing common mental health difficulties such as mild to moderate symptoms of depression, anxiety and low mood. To offer a range of low-intensity, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)-based interventions that will help carers to manage their own recovery. To work with carers in a practical outcome focused way, either on a group or individual basis.
Supporting carers with your skills and experience will be a challenging but rewarding job.
The successful candidate will be joining an established, hardworking and supportive team of people who aim to make a real difference to the lives of carers.
Minimum of 2 years experience working in a community health/social care/voluntary sector setting.
Ability to develop good therapeutic relationships with clients
Computer literate and ability to use basic Microsoft office software email, internet and database
Demonstrable experience of managing staff
Knowledge of safeguarding requirements and processes
Articulate and self-confident, ability to converse professionally with colleagues and other professionals
The capacity to work under pressure
The ability to be self-reflective
Team working skills and an aptitude for fostering good working relationships
Ability to deliver training/ presentations to groups/individuals
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Willingness and ability to work on weekday evenings and occasional weekends as required to meet the needs of the project
Smart, professional appearance matched with a high level of enthusiasm and self-motivation
The successful candidate will be joining a dedicated team of professionals and working in a highly regarded local charity.
The staff team have all previously worked within different areas of the health and social care sector, with many of them also having their own experiences of being an unpaid carer.
This brings a combined wealth of knowledge and experience that is of immense value to the organisation and the people that we support.
The business that we work in is serious and our approach and work ethic reflects that, however we do know when to take time out and share elements of our day with each other
In addition to the salary, staff are entitled to 33 days annual leave (including bank holidays)