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Children’s Therapeutic Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £20,238 pro-rata
  • Kirkcaldy
  • Closing 3rd April 2020

  • Advertised from 10th March 2020
  • 18 hours per week. Fixed term contract – 12 months.


The Cottage Family Centre was established in 1987. The focus of the work at the Centre is to provide a range of support to those families and individuals within family units who are vulnerable to social exclusion as a result of factors such as poverty, unemployment, poor housing, relationship breakdown, drug and alcohol problems and health related issues.

We are looking for an appropriately qualified and experienced children’s therapeutic support worker with excellent communication skills to provide individual play therapy/art therapy & counselling for children up to 16 years of age; you will also facilitate a groupwork programme of support to parents.

You will have experience of working in a similar role and have a relevant professional qualification.

You will need to be self-motivated, be a good team worker and have the ability to work independently with a positive and flexible approach and demonstrate a sound understanding of social issues that affect individuals and families.

This post will be subject to a Protection of Vulnerable Groups check and 2 references.

Application notes

Closing date: Friday 3rd April 2020

For application pack, please contact our administration team on 01592 269489 or by email at

Previous applicants need not re-apply.