Volunteer Therapist

Date posted
23 February 2018
Closing date
20 August 2018
Stratford, London
Contact Name
Angelina Jalonen
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The Refugee Council is one of the leading organisations in the UK working with asylum seekers and refugees. Our operational teams based in various locations in England provide advice and assistance across a wide range of issues, including helping asylum seekers through the complexities of the asylum system, addressing issues of destitution and assisting refugees and asylum seekers to access key services including housing, welfare benefits, health, education and employment.  Our teams work with relevant agencies including the Home Office, Refugee Community Organisations, Local Authorities, Legal Service Providers, Housing Providers, Health Institutions, Job Centre Plus and other mainstream service providers.

To provide a psychological therapy service to Asylum seekers in initial accommodation in London. The role will involve offering a holistic assessment, crisis intervention , time limited counselling and working closely with colleagues in Therapeutic Services team to ensure individuals and families are accessing appropriate therapeutic interevention.

The work involves providing a gender and cultural sensitive counselling to asylum seeking women.  Fortnightly clinical supervision is offered.

For more information please see attached task description and person specification.Therapeutic Service Volunteer and Sessional JD Spec

To apply please click on the 'Apply online' button and apply online.

This role will stay open utnil a suitable applicant is found.