This post is on a fixed term contract for one year ending January 2025 with the aim that additional funding can be secured to extend employment beyond this date.
The Children’s Society has been helping children and young people in this country for over 140 years. We run local services that support children when they are at their most vulnerable and in desperate need of help. We’re there for children, every step of the way.
This role sits within our children and young people's directorate, which works to provide immediate one-to-one and group support for children who urgently need support. Your role will be to help us maintain and develop innovative practice to support our work in our services around the country.
We are currently looking for a practitioner to train for a qualification under the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies Scheme in:
PG Diploma in Psychological Therapies Practice (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Anxiety Disorders and Depression)
The candidate must be qualified to Level 5,6 (usually a under graduate degree) or above and be available to attend Exeter University two days per week and complete their work placed placement three days a week in our Torquay office, community settings throughout Torbay and Devon, and at partner agency sites. Due to the pandemic, some work will be from home.
The Children’s Society runs over 100 local services that help thousands of young people who desperately need our support, and we campaign to get laws and policies changed to make children’s lives happier and safer.
Every day we’re changing the lives of children in this country for the better – and with your help, tomorrow we can be there for even more.
The Children’s Society is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practices across our services.
Therefore, candidates applying for work in our Youth Impact Domain will be required to complete an “Employment history_template” document prior to interview. The fully completed document should be loaded by the candidate at the point of uploading your CV.
For further information and to apply please visit Careers | The Children's Society (childrenssociety.org.uk)
If after 14 days, we have received enough applications we reserve the right to close this vacancy from the 28th September 2023 onwards.
Interview Date: 23rd October 2023
- OrganisationOther Organisations
- Work LocationTorbayDevon
- Work Postcode
Check Point Torbay
- Occupational GroupSocial Care & HealthApprenticeships/Training Programmes/Work ExperienceYouth & Community
- Salary Details
£26,855.58 per annum (plus allowances)
- Job TermFixed
- Appointment TypeFull Time
37 hours per week
- Closing Date
- DBS Check Required