FirstLight Requires 2 Experienced Psychotherapists to Join our Team.

FirstLight is a national charity providing professional crisis intervention and counselling services to parents and families who have been suddenly bereaved by the death of their child.  Our team members are professionally trained to provide support to clients experiencing trauma associated with the sudden death of their child. All of our services to families are free of charge and confidential.   FirstLight is a trauma-informed organisation whose services are provided nationwide, free of charge, and include crisis Intervention, individual counselling and psychotherapy, couple counselling and psychotherapy, home visits, and a National Lo-Call helpline.   For more information on FirstLight, visit                                                                                                                                                                                     FirstLight requires 2 experienced Psychotherapists to join our team.   We have 2 fixed term part-time contracts available initially for one year.  Each position is for 16 hours/2 days per week with a maximum of 4 clients each day.  The annual salary is €24,960   Reporting directly to the Clinical Services Director the role of the Therapist is to provide professional and compassionate therapeutic support to clients who have been bereaved by the unexpected death of a child or young person to the age of 18.   A strong understanding of and empathy with FirstLight’s mission and objectives is essential to this role.  We are a values-driven organisation and work based on integrity and service.  We are committed to delivering our services with care and professionalism and continue to strive to ensure that we provide the best service for our clients.  FirstLight works from a humanistic and integrative model of psychotherapy.   Days/hours will be fixed and negotiated at the time of recruitment. Evening /morning shifts may be required depending on service requirements.  The posts are based in FirstLight’s offices in the Carmichael Centre, Dublin 7. Please note Garda Vetting is required of the successful candidate   Please submit a CV and covering letter to [email protected] by 4 pm on Thursday, 14th  December, 2023   FirstLight is an equal opportunities employer, meaning we do not discriminate based on age, race, colour, religion, ethnicity, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, or physical/mental disability. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace for all. We offer additional support to those with additional requirements. Please let us know if you require support ahead of your interview.

  • Dated: Nov 29


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