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The Cottage Family Centre - Children's Therapeutic Worker
Post: Children's Therapeutic Worker
Hours: 18 hours per week (although additional hours may be available)
Salary: £21,840 pro-rata
The Cottage Family Centre was established in 1987. The focus of the work at the Centre is to provide a range of support to those families and individuals within family units who are vulnerable to social exclusion as a result of factors such as poverty, unemployment, poor housing, relationship breakdown, drug and alcohol problems and health-related issues.
The range of services that the Cottage provides includes a therapeutic service for children and young people.
Its team is looking for an experienced therapist competent to work with children and young people. The successful candidate must be qualified to Diploma level in Play Therapy, Art Therapy or a Counsellor qualified to work with children and young people or other relevant qualification.
You will need to be self-motivated, have the ability to work independently with a positive and flexible approach and demonstrate a sound understanding of social issues that affect children, young people and families.
This post will be subject to a Protection of Vulnerable Groups check and 2 references.
For an application pack, please contact a member of the admin team on 01592 269 489/01592 210189 or by e-mail [email protected]
The closing date for applications is Friday 08 April 2022.