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The Cottage Family Centre - Children's Therapeutic Worker/Counsellor
Post: Children's Therapeutic Worker/Counsellor
Hours: 21 per week
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/art therapy/counselling for children and young people 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 2 references.
For an application pack please contact Lisa Hitchcock on 01592 269 489 or e-mail [email protected].
Please note the closing date for applications is Friday 08 September 2017.