Play Therapist
Full-time
Starting salary – £26,473 pa

FfB is delighted to announce that the Big Lottery Fund is continuing to fund our Horizons Service and we are now looking for a qualified Play Therapist to join our dedicated and passionate Horizons team. Horizons is an innovative service for women and children living in Bedford Borough who have been exposed to Domestic Abuse, Substance Misuse and/or Mental Ill Health. The role involves 37 hours of therapy delivery per week to children and young people either on a one to one basis or through group work. The therapeutic work will be delivered in schools or other community spaces across Bedford therefore a full driving licence is essential for travel.

We are looking for a child centered therapist to provide therapeutic interventions for children and young people who have social, emotional and behaviour difficulties. This role will suit a therapist who is confident in supporting parents and teaching staff as well as managing a case load of therapeutic clients. There is also scope within this role to deliver training and facilitate new projects.  You will have a keen interest in the work we do at FfB tied with a ‘can-do’ attitude.  Demonstrable experience in supporting vulnerable children within your professional capacity as a Play Therapist is essential.

To apply download the application pack below. For further information or to book an appointment to visit FfB contact HR on hr@familiesfirstbedfordshire.org.uk, tel: 01234 341977 X2014.  The closing date for applications is 9.00am on Monday 7 October 2019.

FfB Play Therapist Advert Sept 2019
FfB Play Therapist NJC Job Description
Application Form – Families First Bedfordshire