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Children’s Therapeutic Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £20,238 pro-rata
  • Kirkcaldy
  • Closing 5th October 2020

  • Advertised from 17th September 2020
  • 18 hours per week.


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.

The range of services that the Cottage provides includes a therapeutic service for children and young people.

We are looking for a qualified and experienced therapist competent to work with children and young people. The successful candidate must be a qualified Play Therapist, Art Therapist or Counsellor qualified to work with children and young people. This position will be based within our new Family Centre at St Clair Street Kirkcaldy.

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

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

Hours: 18 hours per week

Salary: £20,238.00 pro rata

This post is funded by the R S MacDonald Charitable Trust until 2023.

Application notes

Closing date 5th October

For application pack, contact Lisa or Gemma on 01592 269489 or by email on