Psychotherapist (2497)



Part-Time Psychotherapist – 17.5 hours per week

Fixed Term Contract – 10 Months

Base Location: North Somerset

Basic Salary: £27,000-31,000 pro-rata

Benefits: 30 days’ Annual Leave + Bank Holidays, Company Pension (pro-rata)

Additional day’s leave for each year’s service up to a maximum of 35 days Annual Leave + Bank Holidays after 5 years’ service

Flexible Working available including Work from Home opportunities

Specific training around Sexual Harmful Behaviour, Clinical supervision and support and guidance in completing assessments provided.

Core Assets Children's Services
Part Time
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Up to 31K pro rata plus benefits
Geographical Location
South Western
Position Reference
Closing Date
Ref No

Role Details

About Us

Our services for families, disabled children and those struggling with education or in need of therapeutic support are designed to deliver positive outcomes. Drawing on evidence based models and latest research, our multi-disciplinary staff are committed to making a lasting difference.

Role Purpose

  • To deliver a holistic, integrated intervention to children and young people between ages and 12-17 years who display Harmful Sexual Behaviour, in order to reduce risk of harmful behaviour and support the child or young people to have healthy relationships.
  • Be supported to develop and deliver intervention plans based on specialised evidence based assessments that incorporate a variety of therapeutic approaches.

Person Specification

  • Registered with a recognised accredited body and holding a recognised, relevant Therapy qualification.
  • Experienced in managing risk and developing intervention programmes for children and young people with complex needs.
  • Experience of using evidence based models such as J SOAP II and ERASOR is desirable but not essential.
  • Possessing a sound working knowledge of attachment theory and some understanding of child protection procedures.
  • Understanding therapeutic techniques such as BSFT and CBT in facilitating positive behavioural change.
  • Must possess a full, clean driving licence and be willing to work flexibly to meet the needs of the service.

Additional Opportunity

We are currently recruiting for an additional part time (17.5 hours) Psychotherapist to cover another contract in North Somerset, there is an opportunity to merge both contracts into a fulltime (35 hour) post for a candidate who has the admired skills and experience

Due to recent COVID-19 developments please note that all interviews at this time will be arranged by Skype/telephone call and all successful appointments will be managed pragmatically in line with business and individual needs.