An exciting opportunity has arisen at Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest for a Bilingual and Multicultural Senior Psychological Therapies Practitioner (Proficient Mandarin skills required).

Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team in the exciting, challenging and diverse boroughs of the City of London and Hackney, the Bilingual Psychological Therapies Practitioner will facilitate group therapy and one-to-one sessions with adults across a portfolio of psychological therapies and wellbeing services, including IAPT and the City and Hackney Wellbeing Network.  Using humanistic and integrative or psychodynamic psychotherapy and counselling and third wave CBT (mindfulness and ACT) approaches, you will share clinical responsibility for improving clients’ wellbeing and resilience. 

Working on the front line of mental health and social care, you will provide a safe environment for clients to explore their issues, and demonstrate the value and outcomes of these services to bring about meaningful psycho-social change. You will have a good sense in working with a multicultural clientele in our local community with diverse needs. You will also provide counselling and service the Mandarin speaking clients who are not capable to have counselling in English. You must be BACP accredited or UKCP registered.

Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest is an equal opportunities employer.

To apply, please send your CV and supporting statement, outlining how you meet the requirements of the Person Specification to HR.Team@cityandhackneymind.org.uk, by 5pm on 13th October 2017. Interviews will be held on October 19th.