Job Vacancy - Play Therapist

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Job Vacancy - Play Therapist

AVENUE is the leading provider of Family Mediation, Relationship Counselling and Child Contact Services in the Northeast. We work with everyone from children to grandparents, supporting couples and families through times of change, difficulties and conflict.

This is a unique opportunity to provide specialist intervention to help children age 5 to 10 years gain insight and understanding of their experiences, increasing emotional resilience and coping strategies while decreasing problematic behaviours and internalised conflicts. You would also be offering therapy to support children to find healthier ways of communication, develop fulfilling relationships and facilitate emotional literacy.

We are looking for someone who has strong observation and listening skills. You must have emotional resilience and self-awareness whilst demonstrating an understanding of the importance and scope of confidentiality. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are also essential.

You must be a registered member of the British Association of Play Therapists (BAPT) and hold a recognised Diploma in Counselling Children and Young People which has included clinical practice. A proven record of clinical play therapy delivery and clinical supervision is also a must.



£30 p/hr

You must provide your own supervision and CPD and evidence this annually along with membership of professional body.


Recruitment Process

- We only accept fully completed online applications, CVs will not be accepted

- Closing date for applications – Wednesday 7th November 2018


Please contact  for an Application Pack and return by Wednesday 7th November 2018 marked RECRUITMENT in the subject line.

AVENUE is a member of Relationships Scotland and is an equal opportunities employer


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