Counsellor/Psychotherapist & Sessional (Self – Employed) Counsellor/Psychotherapist

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Kerry Rape & Sexual Abuse Centre (KRSAC) have the following vacancies:

Counsellor/Psychotherapist for 7 hours weekly (one day)


A Sessional (Self-employed) Counsellor/Psychotherapist for 5 hrs weekly to work with Male Survivors.

Info on the Centre:

Kerry Rape & Sexual Abuse Centre (KRSAC) provides a range of counselling & support  services to women & men, and young people (aged 14 upwards) who have experienced any form of sexual violence at any time in their lives: We are unique as our services are free and are provided by a team of highly qualified professionals. The services include, face to face counselling, helpline counselling, support groups, garda and court accompaniment, advocacy, crisis intervention & supplemental services for supporters & significant others. We also deliver prevention & awareness programmes to young people in schools, colleges & other youth settings.  We are committed to delivering our services with care and professionalism and continue to strive to ensure that we provide the best service for all our clients

We are looking for a dynamic and highly motivated individuals to join our team at KRSAC.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be fully qualified & accredited member of IACP, IAHIP, PSI,ICP,BACP
  • Have experience and/or training in working with sexual violence
  • Have experience in working with adolescent and adult clients
  • Demonstrate excellent listening and communication skills.
  • Demonstrate great warmth and the ability to empathise.
  • Periodically liaise with other professionals and organizations as appropriate and represent the organizations at meetings, seminars, presentations etc.
  • Work as part of the Clinical Team.
  • Report to the Manager


The successful candidate shall be required to:

  • Work within the ethos and philosophy of KRSAC
  • Receive ongoing external supervision.
  • Actively participate in KRSAC internal meetings e.g., staff meetings, clinical meetings as appropriate.
  • Periodically liaise with other professionals and organisations as appropriate.
  • Take responsibility for one’s own continued professional development.
  • Keep up to date with best practice and procedures in line with the Code of Ethics of IACP, IAHIP, PSI, BACP or equivalent governing body.



Total Compensation & Benefits:

Salary: €43,000. (Pro-rata).

Annual Leave: 25 Days annually (pro-rata), plus privilege days at Easter & Christmas.

Supervision provided on a monthly basis within the working week.

Pension: 7% contribution to the KRSAC Pension Scheme after 1 year’s continuous service, employee contribution  of 7% obligatory.

Assistance with annual professional indemnity insurance and subscription fee to accrediting body.


Note: the successful candidate will be required to complete a Garda Vetting application form.

Applications for the above should be made via email, attaching a cover letter (outlining your particular suitability to the role) with an updated Curriculum Vitae toManager@krsac.com 

Closing date for applications is 5pm on Wednesday17th May 2023.

KRSAC is an equal opportunities employer