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Play Therapist

  • Part time
  • £25,000 pro-rata
  • 21 Wellside, Falkirk, FK1 5RL
  • Closing 15th January 2021

  • Advertised from 6th January 2021
  • 14 hours per week


Committed to Ending Abuse (CEA), formerly Falkirk & District Women’s Aid, is seeking to recruit a part-time Diploma Level qualified Play Therapist to join its Children’s and Young People’s (CYP) Team to work with children who have been impacted by any form of domestic abuse. CEA’s CYP service offers emotional support, advocacy and Play Therapy to children and young people and their non-abusing parents/ carers and family members who live within the Falkirk Council area. CEA CYP piloted Play Therapy service in 2015 and it has been growing from strength to strength.

CEA is a registered Scottish Charity and a Company Limited by Guarantee with a Board of Directors. CEA offers an inclusive service committed to ending all forms of abuse.

We provide support to anyone regardless of age, beliefs, ethnicity, faith, gender, sexual orientation and race.

The successful candidate will have a wide ranging knowledge and experience in working therapeutically with children and families who have experienced abuse, trauma or loss.

The post holder will carry a case load of therapy child clients and will work closely with local schools, social work and other relevant agencies to deliver therapy interventions. The post will require travelling to deliver face to face sessions, as due to Covid-19 restrictions, CEA Play Therapy room had to be closed until further notice.

The post will commence as soon as possible. The post holder will require successful PVG completion and will be expected to work closely with the children/young person’s team. This post is currently funded until Sep 2021

Benefits such generous Annual leave entitlement and additional day off on your Birthday. Pool cars are also provided, and travel and resources costs are covered, Clinical supervision costs are covered and CDP training is supported.

Application notes

For further information please contact Jennifer Sherlock on 01324 635661 or for an application pack.

Closing date for applications: 15th January 2021

Interviews: TBC