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Therapist

We are seeking a Psychological Therapist / Psychotherapist / Counsellor / Clinical Psychologist especially CBT therapists.

This is for in-person work with priority being given to weekend work.

Introduction

We’re Self Space, a contemporary mental health service offering a good conversation with a qualified person. We support individuals and some of the most progressive, industry-leading global companies to reach their potential.

After launching the world’s first on-demand mental health service right on the High Street in Shoreditch, London — we’re looking for brilliant therapists to join our mission to launch a Self Space on every High Street, in every city, across the UK and as part of this we are opening up a brand new three-room location in the middle of Soho.

We are opening up accessible therapy with no waiting lists, no long faffy assessments — just good therapy there and then.

Demand is outstripping our room capacity so we are growing to meet the needs of our clients and are super excited at opening yet another street-level therapy space and would love for brilliant therapists to come along and help us on our journey. Help us positively shift the culture around therapy and improve the mental health of thousands more people.

Our values:

  • We keep clients at the heart of what we do
  • We’re radically compassionate
  • We say what needs to be said
  • We’re compassionately disruptive
  • We take care of ourselves seriously
  • We take responsibility
  • We feedback generously

Role Outline

  • To provide the highest standard of in-person short and long-term interventions.
  • To be digitally competent and administratively rigorous across note keeping and diary management
  • To be in regular supervision (external) and internal group supervision provided
  • To have the capacity to work autonomously within BACP, HCPC and other recognised ethical frameworks
  • Liaising with other professionals to ensure safety and wellbeing of our clients
  • Supporting us to continuously improve the quality of our service and safeguarding high standards of care by creating an environment in which excellence in mental health support will flourish

Person Specification

  • Registered with appropriate regulatory/governing body (HCPC, BACP etc.)
  • Minimum 3 years post-qualifying experience
  • Have proof of Public Liability Insurance
  • Have good knowledge of calendar, mail and booking systems
  • Ability to challenge outdated and rigid approaches to therapy whilst upholding the highest clinical standards
  • Ability to be versatile and flexible in your approach therapy
  • Current Enhanced Children and Adult DBS Clearance (or be willing to undergo this)
  • A desire to shift the culture around mental health and be a part of something at the forefront of that

Bonus Points For

  • Specialist training in CBT (IAPT) and treatment of OCD
  • Confidence in representing Self Space in other areas of its work (writing, presenting and delivering workshops, groups and talks)
  • A rich lived experience
  • A deep understanding of our brand, mental maintenance and preventative approaches to mental health, not just reactive.
  • Psychosexual training and experience.
  • LGBTIQA+ experience

Benefits and Opportunities:

We are not a faceless, tech-driven organisation or a directory. We are a therapist-founded and therapist-led service that exists to improve the lives of others, challenge the status quo and do brilliant work. We are a community of therapists who support each other.

Working with us, as well as a diverse clinical caseload, you will get access to:

  • Group supervision
  • Professional financial planning services from Bippit
  • Peer support groups and skill-sharing sessions with the best in the industry
  • Regular CPD and opportunities for development with some of the UK’s leading specialists
  • Progression opportunities to clinical lead roles, PAYE and workshop delivery
  • Self Space Pals (1:1 peer support)
  • Self Care tokens (massages, pottery classes, yoga and more)
  • Social events (always, always good grub)

Equal Opportunities Statement

At Self Space, we don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it, we support it, and we are grateful for it because it enriches the work we do and the support we offer.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and we are dedicated to building an inclusive, affirmative and diverse team.

We particularly welcome applications from those who are underrepresented within the field of Psychotherapy in the UK, including LGBTQIA+ and global majority communities.

If you feel you are able to meet the criteria above, have a passion for providing high quality care and are able to ideally commit to 2×1/2 day (am or pm) shifts in one of our London locations at weekends then please apply now by following the link below.

Job Reference: TBC
Employment Type: Freelance
Salary: £45 per session or up to £270 per day
Days per week: 14 hours face to face (2×7 hour shifts) but can flex in accordance with skills and experience- sessional work.
Responsible to: Clinical Lead