Children in Care Counsellor Required: St Helen’s, Merseyside
Location: St Helens BOSS and Merseyside Mental Health Services
Contract type: Permanent
Salary : £27,814 – £33,358 FTE
Closing Date: 31 October 2021
Halton Emotional Health and Wellbeing Service, named Moving On 2gether by young people, is an exciting new service. We are funded through Halton Borough Council, providing mental health support to children in care.
We deliver child and young person centred mental health support for mild, moderate and /or complex mental health conditions. We also provide information, advice and consultation to carers, professionals engaged with children in care and care leavers/extended care leavers.
Do you have significant experience of working directly with cared for children and young people, and care leavers, and of working alongside carers and multi-agency professionals offering training, advice and consultancy?
Are you qualified to Diploma level (min 2 years) or above in one or more of a range of therapies such as Integrative, Person Centred Counselling, CBT, EMDR, Art or play therapy (Theraplay), and / or Behaviour Therapies?
If you are:
- Accredited with an approved professional body
- Able to evidence continuous professional development
- Can provide specialist experience within the team
- Able to drive and have access to a car
We would very much like to hear from you to potentially join our team.
When completing your application please refer to your skills knowledge and experience in relation to the Person Specification, Job Description and Additional Information document (if applicable). This should be done with an understanding of the context of the service described.
Barnardo’s believe in creating equality of opportunity in the workplace and supporting people to manage their work-life balance; we are therefore are open to offering flexible working arrangements.
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