Therapist/ Counsellor Required (Barnardo’s): Leyland, Lancashire


Therapist/ Counsellor (Project Worker 2 ) (4703)

We are looking for a Therapist/ Counsellor to deliver counselling-based therapeutic services to children and young people of all ages.

The work will be delivered across the region working with children and young people residing in Barnardo’s Supported Accommodation schemes, fostering placements and schools.    

The post holder will need to be able to work flexibly across the region 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 a broad experience in a range of modalities which they can adapt and apply in a flexible way to meet the individual needs of children and young people.

This work sits within the Regional Mental Health Hub which delivers a range of services to support the emotional health needs of children, young people and families.

This includes MyTime School Therapy service, counselling for specialist Fostering Placements and the Liverpool Transitions, Preparation and Move On Service.


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