Creative Therapist/Psychotherapist - Looked After Children

Dartford, Kent, England
DA1 1JX
Compass Associates Ltd £ 32000.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 32000.0 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
7 Jun 2022
Closes
7 Jul 2022

Job Description

Creative Therapist/Psychotherapist - Looked After Children      

Home-based with occasional travel        

Salary: £32,000 - £35,000        

Must be an HCPC or BACP registered    

North Kent        

Remit

Compass Associates are proudly working with a specialist provider of children's residential and specialist education services to recruit a Creative Therapist who has experience working with children.       

Your role will involve working with looked after children (ages 8-16) who have backgrounds of complex trauma, attachment disorders, placement breakdowns, self-harm and those with Autism, ADHD, or emerging mental health conditions.         

You'd be based from your own home and visit 6-7 small children's homes where you'd carry out consultations, observations and assessments and as well as being involved in delivering staff training, helping to develop the homes' therapeutic provisions and advising residential staff on the best therapeutic approaches for the children in their care. The homes that you would cover are located around North Kent and all homes use trauma, attachment, and PACE informed models of care.       

You would have senior clinical supervision from the Clinical Lead as well as be part of the wider clinical team which includes Psychologists and Creative Therapists.  

Benefits

25 days a/l + bank holidays      

All mileage expensed      

Clinical Supervision      

CPD and further training opportunities      

Dedicated CPD days for the whole clinical team      

Company pension      

Training and development plan      

Full autonomy of your own working week and diary          

     

The Candidate

Essential criteria:      

A degree in Art, Music, or Drama Therapy

Diploma in Psychotherapy     

HCPC or BACP registration      

Post-qualification experience working with vulnerable children e.g., within specialist schools, residential homes or CAMHS services      

Full UK driving licence and own car      

Interview Process        

One stage interview via MS Teams with the Clinical Director and Clinical Lead       

Contact details

If you would like to be considered for this exciting opportunity, please contact Matt Niescior directly on Apply. Alternatively email an updated CV to Apply             

Recommendations

Compass Associates Ltd is acting as a Recruitment Consultancy for this permanent vacancy; we offer a £200 John Lewis voucher for a successful recommendation following the completion of probation/rebate.      

Compass Associates, established in 2009, is an award-winning, UK specialist Health and Social Care Recruitment Consultancy providing tailored, high quality recruitment solutions for all permanent assignments.  

Ref: MN/HQ00041363

Job Details

Creative Therapist/Psychotherapist - Looked After Children

Dartford, Kent, Englandd Compass Associates Ltd
Pay
£ 32000.0 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
7 Jun 2022
Type
Permanent
Closes
7 Jul 2022

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