Vacancy: Sessional Play Therapist

Sessional Play Therapist

St Margaret’s offers support to children and families, with a particular focus on adoption and fostering.  We work within the social and moral teaching of the Catholic Church to provide a highly professional, committed and caring service.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Title:                                  Sessional Play Therapist
Hours:                                 Varied
Contract:                           Sessional (Self Employed)
Re
sponsible to:                  Head of Services

Duties / Key Responsibilities

  • Assess the emotional needs of children in consultation with other professionals and provide written reports
  • Work in partnership with parents
  • Work within a multi-disciplinary team and attending necessary meetings
  • Deliver therapeutic training
  • Fulfill professional supervising requirements
  • Contribute to the evaluation of the service by using a range of clinical well being, evaluation and measurement tools
  • Comply with all policies, procedures and service standards
  • Attend necessary meetings and meet regularly with the line manager

Qualities/Skills 

  • Excellent and proven organisational and communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships
  • Ability to manage caseloads
  • Ability to work on own initiative and be self-motivated
  • Demonstrate a sound sense of personal integrity and ethics
  • Collaborative working style and strong work ethic
  • PVG scheme member
  • Clean driving license and own vehicle.