Counsellor/Psychotherapist (Portuguese Speaker)

Two days per week (14 hours per week)

Salary: £28,050 (pro-rata)

Fixed term ending March 2019



We are seeking a Portuguese speaking Counsellor/Psychotherapist for Anahi, LAWRS’ Counselling and Psychotherapy project which offers a women-centered and culturally specific service in Spanish and Portuguese for Latin American women survivors of violence against women and girls (VAWG).

The Portuguese speaking Counsellor/Psychotherapist will provide individual therapy, undertake crisis interventions and clinical assessments for women using the service, and will carry out a one to one therapeutic caseload with Portuguese speaking Latin American women. The Counsellor/Psychotherapist will also contribute to develop our Portuguese-speaking client base, organise and deliver workshops and therapeutic groups.

You will have an excellent command of Portuguese and English; a professional qualification in psychotherapy; experience providing individual therapy; an excellent understanding of the issues facing Latin American women in London and in particular survivors of VAWG, experience in designing, running and delivering workshops and a commitment to promote and uphold women’s rights. You must be BACP registered, and accredited or working towards accreditation.

This post is open to Latin American women only in accordance with the Equality Act 2010

How to apply:  

If you are interested in this position, please download the application form and send a completed application form to Amanda Odelius, Administrator, either by post (Tindlemanor, 52-54 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT) or email quoting the reference “Counsellor – Portuguese speaker”

Job Description: Counsellor-Psychotherapist Portuguese Speaking JD_2017

Application Form: Application-form-LAWRS

Equal Opportunities Form: Equal-opportunities-monitoring-form

Deadline for sending applications: 15th October 2017

Interviews week commencing: 16th October 2017

Fixed term contract until: March 2019