Senior Therapist and Clinical Assessor (Maternity Cover)

Brighton Women’s Centre (BWC) is looking to appoint a Senior Therapist and Clinical Assessor to work with clients who are living with complex trauma and to conduct clinical assessments on behalf of the service.

The role will be based in Brighton (primarily though possibly not exclusively) at BWC’s main office and will offer a blend of in-person and online sessions for women accessing, or wishing to access, the service.

The Senior Therapist and Clinical Assessor will work in a women-centred, trauma-informed, and holistic way. She will be responsible for managing a caseload of clients, arranging assessments, liaising with the Therapeutic Services Manager, and working in line with service aims and BWC policies.

BWC offers staff members a generous package of benefits including a wellbeing allowance and a well-being hour during the working week; clinical supervision; reflective group practice; access to therapeutic debrief as required; a comprehensive training package; opportunities for continuing professional development; staff social events; flexible working opportunities and a caring, understanding work environment that appreciates the complexities of women’s working and home lives.

Job Title: Senior Therapist and Clinical Assessor (Maternity Cover)
Responsible to: Therapeutic Services Manager
Purpose of role: To conduct clinical assessments for women who are referred to our therapy services, and to also deliver short-term, trauma-informed therapy to the women.
Salary Grade:  FTE £30,617
Working hours:  14 hours per week, within normal office hours 9am-5pm. Occasional out of hours may be required.
Work locations: Brighton
Contract Details: Fixed term – 9-month contract
Closing date for applications: 5pm, Friday 24th of May 2024

To Apply
For the full job description, person specification and more information on BWC please download the Job Application Pack. To apply please complete an application form and equalities monitoring form and return these to before the deadline.

Application Pack

Application Form

Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form

We do not accept CVs.

BWC is committed to inclusion and diversity and actively encourage applications from women from a variety of backgrounds, and with a range of skills and experiences. We are particularly interested to hear from women who have personal experience of the criminal justice system, those with disabilities and those from Black or Racially Minoritised Communities who are currently under-represented in the organisation.

*This post is restricted to self-identifying women only as a genuine occupational requirement under Schedule 9 paragraph 1, Equality Act 2010 and is subject to an enhanced DBS check.