25/04/2016

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Essex based children charity

Current Vacancies

Counsellors – qualified

Kids Inspire is a registered children’s charity that helps young people and their families in Essex. We are currently seeking to expand our team and are looking to recruit specialist child, adolescent or adult trained counsellors and psychotherapists willing to workacross Essex. It is essential that applicants are car drivers.

Kids Inspire offers bespoke holistic therapeutic services to children, young people and their families.  Our referrals come from schools, support hubs, CCG’s, social care and families themselves.Therapeutic work takes place at our head office in Chelmsford and at various other locations across Essex. In addition to therapy and counselling, Kids Inspire also provides a mentoring service, coaching, social work and complementary therapies.

Our current clinical team includes a range of qualified practitioners as well as psychotherapists and counsellors in training.  You will have the opportunity to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and will be expected to offer interventions on a time limited (up to 12 sessions) and more open ended basis.  Initially you will be self-employed and will have a minimum of 7.5 hours available for Kids Inspire clients. 

 We are particularly keen to hear from applicants who are trained in the following: Family Therapy, Couples Therapy, Creative Therapies, Theraplay, DDP, Somatic Experiencing and EMDR and who live close to West (Uttlesford, Epping Forest and Harlow), South (Basildon, Brentwood and Billericay) and North (Colchester and Clacton).Counsellors must hold membership of BACP/UKCP/HCPC.

 Rate of Pay We are looking for band 5 and 6 therapists.  Pay will be discussed at interview and agreed upon job offer.

Please note that successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced criminal check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.

For full details please apply for an application pack by emailing joan@kidsinspire.org.uk stating your particular area of interest.  We will then send you an application form, job specification and further details of the position.

If you are successfully shortlisted you will be invited to interview.

Closing date for applications is 22 December 2017. Shortlisting and interviews will take place in January 2018.

We would also be interested in hearing from individuals with regard to:

Placement Opportunities

Kids Inspire offer supported placements to counselling and psychotherapy trainees.  Clinical Supervision is available if required with UKCP/BACP/HCPC supervisors.  In addition students are provided with a case manager and are given opportunities to take place in peer supervision groups.

 Volunteer Opportunities

We welcome applications from trainee and qualified clinicians as listed above willing to offer their time voluntarily in order to gain knowledge, skills, and experience in working with our client groups.

Part-time Office Administrators

We are looking for three part-time Office Administrators.  Closing date for applications 1 December 2017
Please click for futher details. JOB DESCRIPTION FOR GENERAL OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR (1)

Communications and PR Officer

Kids Inspire, a Chelmsford based children’s charity, require a Communications and PR Officer.                                                                                                                                                                                    Please click for further details. Job Description for Communications and PR Officer Oct 2017 

Volunteer/Placement Opportunities

 

We welcome applications from trainee and qualified clinicians as listed above willing to offer their time voluntarily in order to gain knowledge, skills, and experience in working with our client groups.

If you are interested in other opportunities to support Kids Inspire please take a look at our volunteering section.

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