Chester, Cheshire West and Chester
Crewe, Cheshire East
£24,000 to £28,000 FTE
Permanent, Part-time
Job description

Rape & Sexual Abuse Support Centre (Cheshire & Merseyside)

Opportunity for a 28 hour post or two 14 hour part time posts in locations across Cheshire

Salary:  £25,000 to 28,000 FTE Depending on experience     Pro rata

The post holder will work within a multi-disciplinary framework to undertake comprehensive assessments and offer therapeutic interventions to children, aged 5 to 18 years, who have experienced sexual violence. Therapy will take place in locations across Cheshire.

Essential Skills:

  •  Diploma in Counselling
  • Recognised Qualification/Experience in Child & Adolescent Therapy or Play Therapy (as recognised by BAPT, PTUK, BACP)
  • Accredited member of BACP or equivalent governing body
  • Evidence of 450 supervised contact hours
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience of working with children aged 5 to 18 who have experienced sexual violence/trauma
  • Experience of undertaking comprehensive assessments
  • Strong crisis and risk management skills
  • Understanding of the short and long term impact of sexual violence on children
  • Understanding of safeguarding frameworks/protocols and legal responsibilities


An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this post

Posted on: 20 February 2020
Closed date: 10 March 2020
Tags: Practitioner

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.