Contract: Permanent Salary: £10,816 per annum Hours: 16 per week (additional hours may be available)
Closing date: Friday 14 July (17:00)
The Cottage Family Centre seeks a Children's Therapeutic Worker. 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 organisation requires an experienced therapist competent to work with children and young people. The successful candidate must be qualified to Diploma level in Play Therapy or Art Therapy, or be a Counsellor qualified to work with children and young people.
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 PVG check and two references.