Senior Therapist/Counsellor Required: Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear


  • Location: Orchard Mosaic
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • Hours: 22.2
  • Salary : £27,814 – £33,358
  • Closing Date: 23 September 2019
  • Interview Date: week commencing 7/10/19

We are looking to recruit an experienced Senior Therapist/ Counsellor to supervise and co-ordinate a small team of therapists and trainees as well as  delivering some counselling-based therapeutic services to children and young people of all ages.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to join Barnardo’s as we embark on our journey to becoming a trauma responsive organisation and to be part of a team that values the importance of  building and sustaining trusted relationships not only with our children and families but also with our partner agencies.

The work will primarily be delivered across the North of Tyne Locality working with children and young people who have experienced trauma, including sexual abuse and bereavement .

The post holder will need to be able to work flexibly across the locality and at times and places best suited to meet the needs of the young people. As such, the post holder will be, at times, required to work outside normal office hours in community venues.

This post holder will deliver face to face emotional health support and counselling for children and young people.

We are looking for therapists who are qualified to Diploma level or above in one or more of a range of modalities such as Person Centred Counselling, Play Therapy, CBT, Solution Focussed Therapy and Creative Arts Therapy.

Our ideal candidate will have  and experience in supervising others and be able to advise and lead on practice.   Membership of the BACP or equivalent is a requirement of the role.

The service has undergone a rapid period of growth and we are keen to continue to improve existing work and develop new services. There may be future growth opportunities.


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