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East Sussex County Council

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Job Details

Salary: £29,589 Pro rata Contract type: Part-time Working pattern: 52 Weeks

Closing date: 9am Tuesday 26 September 2017

How to apply:To apply, please download an Application Pack and an Application Form from YMCA DownsLink Group, or email or contact the Human Resources Department at 47 Church Road, Hove, BN3 2BE

Who to contact if you have a query:For more information please contact Becky Bonham-Carter

About the Role


Play Therapist

Brighton & Hove

15 hours per week

Fixed term contract until 31 May 2020

As part of the Brighton & Hove Community Wellbeing Service, we are recruiting a Play Therapist, to provide play therapy interventions with young people aged 4-16 years.

The role represents the operational face of the service in community settings, and the post holder will be required to work with the CWS Project Manager to support children / young people accessing provision within the emotional well-being and mental health pathways.

You will be required to support the signposting/referral of vulnerable young people to other services including CAMHS, AMHS, GP, School Counselling, Social Care, Early Help and MASH where appropriate.

You must have a post graduate level qualification, PTUK Registration and BAPT Membership, and training in play therapy interventions. 

YMCA DownsLink Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

Successful applicants are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)

Interviews date: To be confirmed.

Please note that we do not accept CVs.

Additional Information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.

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