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Therapeutic Practitioner

Norwich

Part Time

Break

Closing Date: 08/08/22

Therapeutic Practitioner

Location: Norwich, Norfolk

Salary: The current salary scale for this post is £31,516 – £34,667 pro rata, per annum.

At appointment, the salary will be between £31,516 and £33,092 pro rata, per annum, depending on qualifications and experience.

Hours: 30 per week

Break Therapeutic Services provide therapeutic support for children across Norfolk.  We work with the child, family and other agencies to strengthen the team around the child and to enable the child to process and recover from difficult experiences.

The work may take place in our unit in north Norwich, in schools or other suitable venues near to where the child or young person lives or attends school.

We are seeking a Therapeutic Practitioner to join our welcoming and supportive team.

We welcome applications from candidates with training and experience in the arts therapies, psychotherapeutic counselling, child psychotherapy, life story work, play therapy, DDP or other relevant trainings. We would also like to hear from those with an extensive portfolio of training in therapeutic work with children together with experience.

Candidates must be flexible and creative in their work, and willing to travel.  BTS recognises that supervision is key in ensuring effective, safe practice. Monthly external supervision is funded and we are developing our peer supervision structures. Regular opportunities for ongoing Continual Professional Development are provided.

In your role, you’ll have access to the following benefits:

  • Free, career-enhancing qualifications
  • A “golden hello” scheme welcoming you to our services, with £250 paid to you one month after your start date and a second £250 at the six month mark.
  • A referral scheme offering the same two payments as the golden hello if you recommend a contact who goes on to be employed by Break.
  • A benefits platform enabling you to access discounts across a range of shops, venues and services.
  • A free counselling service to all our employees.
  • The opportunity to influence Break’s strategy and direction through the Staff Consultation Forum.
  • Life assurance to the value of 3x your annual salary.
  • Enhanced sick pay.
  • Free flu jabs.

For more information about this position or an informal discussion, please do contact Gail Atkins – Manager, gail.atkins@break-charity.org

Closing Date: 08/08/2022

Interview Date: 16/08/2022

The first interview will be a Safe Care/ Warner style interview. If successful after the first interview, candidates will then be expected to attend a formal interview.

Break operate services for vulnerable children and families and we need to ensure that we take steps to protect both them and our staff teams from the transmission of the Covid 19 virus. It is therefore a requirement for all staff unless they provide evidence of an appropriate medical exemption to be able to meet at least two of the following three requirements 1) Maintain a full vaccination status (including any recommend booster injections) 2) Undertake LFT / PCR or other approved Covid tests as required 3) Wear PPE including e.g. face masks when requested.

To comply with the Immigration Asylum & Nationality Act 2006 and additional amendments, and UK Visa’s and Immigration (UKVI) requirements, all prospective employees will be asked to supply evidence of eligibility to work in the UK. We will ask to see and take a copy of an appropriate official document as set out in the UKVI guidelines. Do not send anything now, further information will be sent to you should you be invited to interview.

We are committed to equality of opportunity. Your current immigration status will not be taken into account when assessing your application against the selection criteria for the post. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds.

For more information on this job opportunity, please initially email or call the HR Team via the contact details found on our website.

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