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IRIE Mind Counsellor/Psychotherapist

Location: Hackney/Remote

Closing date: 15/01/2021

Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest

Counsellor/Psychotherapist Sessional Worker

Salary: £35 per hour

Hours: 8 Hours per week

Contract: Until September 2021

Reports: Director IRIE Mind

IRIE Mind is an African and Caribbean Service designed to Champion and Promote positive Mental Health within the Black Community.

We are looking for a self-starter to provide culturally-sensitive Counselling/Psychotherapy for individuals from African and Caribbean Communities.

The candidate should have appropriate Counselling and or Psychotherapy qualifications at a minimum of diploma level 5 and or degree level with a minimum of 3 years post accreditation experience.

They should demonstrate an ability to work autonomously and have experience of working with the African and Caribbean Communities.

Experience of working in mental health, with clients experiencing a range of disorders and symptoms at varying degrees of severity and in particular trauma related symptoms would be a distinct advantage.

To apply, please complete the application form below.

Closing date for applications is 5 pm on Friday 15th January 2021 to

Candidates will ideally be available for immediate start.


Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff, and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. 

We are a disability confident employer. All applicants with a disability, who meet the minimum essential short-listing criteria are guaranteed an interview. If this applies to you, please make sure you fill out the Equal Opportunities portion of the application form. 

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