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The Cottage Family Centre - Children's Therapeutic Worker
Post: Children's Therapeutic Worker
Hours: 21 hours per week
Contact: Maternity Cover, ending 25 April 2018
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 provide includes a children’s therapeutic service, individual counselling and family therapy and support service .
They are looking for an appropriately qualified and experienced children’s therapeutic support worker with excellent communication skills to provide individual play therapy/counselling for children up to 16 years of age; you will also facilitate a groupwork programme of support to parents.
You will have experience of working in a similar role and have a relevant professional qualification.
You will need to be self-motivated, be a good team worker and have the ability to work independently with a positive and flexible approach and demonstrate a sound understanding of social issues that affect individuals and families.
This post will be subject to a Protection of Vulnerable Groups check and two references
The closing date for applications is Friday 30 June 2017.
For application pack, contact Lisa Hitchcock on 01592 269489 or by email on [email protected].