Brixton, Greater London
Manchester, Greater Manchester
£24,000 - £28,000 per year
Contract, Full-time
Job description


We are seeking a passionate and child-centred, Therapeutic Practitioner who will provide tailored therapeutic support for participants on our programme who are at risk of school exclusion through a creative and relational approach through our virtual and school based programmes. 

The ideal candidate will work with a caseload of up to 20 students throughout the week working alongside qualified teachers, behavioural specialists, youth workers and will be willing to advocate for the most vulnerable young people in our society. In light of the challenges created by Covid-19, the ideal candidate will be digitally competent and confident in delivering sessions digitally as well as in person.

As part of the role, you will also be provided with fortnightly supervision by experienced Psychotherapists on our team.

It is a dynamic and varied role that requires commitment,  passion, knowledge, experience and flexibility to adapt digitally to improving outcomes for our young people in boroughs across London.


  • Minimum Level 3 and above qualification in Child and Adolescent Counselling / Psychotherapy

  • Have some level of experience of working digitally 

  • Be a member of HCPC /BAAT/BACP/UKCP.

  • Have experience of short-term/brief therapy 

  • Work with young people and families from a diverse range of backgrounds and cultures.

  • Have a passion for using football as a tool for engaging young people

  • Experience of working with children and young people who present challenging behaviour and who have complex social, emotional and learning needs.

  • Provide therapeutic support through a range of creative and relational approaches.

  • Work in a multi-disciplinary/multi-agency setting with a variety of professionals

Football Beyond Borders is an equal opportunity employer and committed to recruiting and developing a workforce that reflects the community in which we operate. We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are underrepresented in senior roles in this sector and therapy services.


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Posted on: 09 June 2020
Closed date: 08 July 2020
Tags: Practitioner