Spectrum.Life is a whole-of-health digital partner that guides organisations and their people to thrive, delivering clinically backed digital health, mental health and wellbeing solutions.

Our HealthTech delivers digital transformation for Insurers, Educators and Employers through Co-creation or seamlessly integrated out-of-the-box solutions, that decrease digital fragmentation and engage, empower, and transform their people’s lives.

Established in 2018 by Stuart McGoldrick and Stephen Costello, Spectrum.Life provides services internationally to over 7.2m insurance members, 3,000 corporate clients, 60 universities and 650,000 university students. Spectrum.Life currently employs over 260 people, including over 125 clinicians.

Our vision is to change and save as many lives as possible.

ROLE BRIEF

The role of Digital Therapist is suited to fully qualified and accredited counsellors and/or psychotherapists. The Digital Therapist is a key part of the Spectrum clinical team, providing access to professional services including psychoeducation and brief therapeutic support to employees and students experiencing mild to moderate mental health difficulties.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide brief goal focused therapeutic support to individuals contacting the service.
  • Triage assessment over the phone to determine best pathway
  • Assess client’s needs and provide immediate telephone crisis counselling/interventions.
  • Identify the presenting problem and determine appropriate service response level as per case response level standards
  • Maintain appropriate records of all therapeutic activity.
  • Liaise and consult with other professionals working across the service as appropriate.
  • Contribute to research and evaluation of the service as required.
  • Operate within all policies, procedures, and guidelines of the service.
  • Participate in team meetings and attend other meetings as deemed necessary.
  • Working on specific tasks required relating to service development and expansion of service.

The above job description is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all duties involved, and consequently, the post holder may be required to perform other duties as appropriate to the post which may be assigned to them from time to time and to contribute to the development of the post while in office.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • A recognised qualification in Counselling or Psychotherapy, with a minimum of 450 supervised practice hours post-qualification required .
  • Full accredited membership of a recognised professional body or organisation which is governed by a recognised code of ethics and disciplinary process (i.e., IACP, ICP, PSI, BACP, BPS, NCPS, COSCA etc.).
  • Experience working with a variety of clients reflecting a wide range of clinical presentations.
  • Experience of screening clients and identifying any risk.
  • Experience working with clients using short term models of therapeutic intervention, particularly CBT.
  • Experience and interest in working with clients aged 16-25.
  • Ability to work co-operatively as part of a team.
  • Ability to plan, organise, and prioritise own work.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Good computing skills: Microsoft software (e.g., Word, Excel, Teams), email, internet, video conferencing software, and CSM software.
  • Able to work afternoons and evenings (max 9 p.m.).

DESIRABLE:

  • Experience working within an EAP service.
  • Experience working online via phone and video.
  • Training in high intensity CBT, TF-CBT, or EMDR.
  • Experience working with clients presenting with issues of addiction.
  • Ability to work therapeutically in a language other than English.

COMPETENCIES NEEDED:

  • Teamwork
  • Initiative
  • Flexibility
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Planning and Organisation

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF WORKING AT SPECTRUM.LIFE

    • Full-time permanent contract
    • Competitive salary (Dependent on experience).
    • Working hours are 12 pm to 8 pm and 1 pm to 9 pm
    • In-office, remote or hybrid working options
    • 25 days annual leave
    • 24/7 EAP and a wide range of health and wellbeing supports
    • Extensive list of employee perks and benefits https://app.box.com/s/hfibnhnrok98j475ydo6z93jjdlsss4x