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Therapist

Foster Care Associates are looking for a Therapist to join their North West team serving the North of the region – Cumbria & North Lancashire. It comes with an attractive salary upto £30,000 per annum dependent on experience + car + benefits.

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Department
Therapy
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Salary
Upto 30k pa dependent on experience + benefits
Geographical Location
North West
Office
Chorley
Position Reference
n/a
Closing Date
21-01-2019
Ref No
2332
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Role Details

Foster Care Associates are looking for a Therapist to deliver high quality therapy services and to facilitate and enable a therapeutic environment and culture for looked after children and young people placed with our foster carers.

Within the Region we are an extremely supportive group of professionals, totally committed to supporting children achieve the very best outcomes, all working together to achieve that one aim.

DUTIES INCLUDE:

- To arrange and deliver training throughout the Region to foster carers in order to develop their understanding of what it means to be therapeutic foster carers.

- To undertake consultations throughout the Region with carers who need help and support with particular difficulties in placement and in relation to children whose placements are at risk of breakdown.

- To convene and facilitate Team Parenting Meetings throughout the Region by bringing together the carers and those professionals who are involved in the young person’s life in order to carefully think through complex issues facing the young person, and the system around them.

- To attend and participate in Peer Supervision sessions, Supervision with your line manager, and Clinical Supervision.

- To take an active role in the dynamic and creative Therapy service, already established in the Northwest

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA:

 

- To hold a recognised relevant therapy qualification

- Be registered and accredited with a recognised accrediting therapy body

- Must possess a full driving licence

- Experience of working with looked after children and young people both short and longer term

- Good knowledge of Attachment & Developmental Trauma

- A preliminary knowledge of child protection procedures

- Ability to communicate clearly and sensitively with young people and adults

 

Group Companies:

Core Assets FCA Core Assets Childrens Services FCA Scotland Fostering People Grenfell Support Service