Pieta: Lead Therapist - Tralee


Lead Therapist - Tralee

Due to continued growth we are recruiting for a Lead Therapist for Tralee. The Lead Therapist is responsible for overseeing the people management, therapy and clinical issues in the Tralee centre.

Location: Tralee
Position Type: Permanent
Salary: €58,800

Role & Responsibilities:

The role of the Lead Therapist is to manage Therapists and Centre Administrations and oversee therapy and clinical issues that may arise. Reporting directly to the Regional Manager this role ensures quality in service delivery and consistency in approach.

  • Promote and maintain the ethos of Pieta which is rooted in compassion and care
  • Monitor and support therapists in the delivery of safe, high quality therapeutic interventions
  • Ensuring best practice in clinical governance, up to date accreditation and insurance
  • Ensuring all therapists attend individual and group supervision
  • Oversee client assessments and risk assessments, ensuring best practice, and supporting access to the service in line with our service model and ensure that risk management strategies are implemented and reviewed as needed
  • People management including Therapists and Centre Administrators
  • Probation and performance management and individual management support meetings
  • Oversee staff training, inductions, rostering and record completion
  • Oversee file management in-line with GDPR, data protection and confidentiality
  • Act as a Pieta Clinical Representative in the local community as required and agreed by Regional Manager
  • Consult and collaborate with Regional Manager
  • Escalate areas of concern to Regional Manager
  • Implement all policies and procedures and monitor and ensure compliance by all staff
  • Work closely with operations department to ensure Health & Safety compliance in centres/with staff
  • Liaise with Regional Support Coordinator and Regional Manager for appropriate allocation of clients and waiting lists
  • Maintain an agreed clinical caseload
  • Work within an agreed budget

Education, Skills & Experience Required:

  • Be fully accredited with IACP, BACP, IAHIP, FTAI, IAPTP, APPI, APCP, NAPCP, PSI, or ICP
  • A minimum of two years supervisory or management experience
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Office
  • Experience of working with a broad cross section of staff and professionals, across agencies/communities
  • Be interested in and demonstrate a belief and enthusiasm for the work of Pieta
  • Experience with databases an advantage (e.g. Salesforce CRM)

Employee Benefits:

  • 2 paid days to attend a course relevant to your role in Pieta and €150 contribution towards a CPD course
  • Occupational pension scheme (Upon completion of probation period)
  • Travel pass & bike to work schemes
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Employee discounts
  • Entitlement to two supervision sessions per month up to a maximum of €70 per session

Applications for this post should be made via the website or by email to recruitment@pieta.ie by 30th May 2022 . Please attach an up to date CV and cover letter outlining your particular suitability to the role.

Please Note: Garda Vetting is required of the successful candidate


General Info

Date Entered/Updated
4th May, 2022
Co Kerry
Expiry Date
30th May, 2022