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The Wynd Counselling Service - Paid Part-time Play Therapy Role


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Contact: Rebecca Black (Counselling Service Manager) | Address: 6 School Wynd, Paisley, PA1 2DB.

The Wynd Counselling Service – Part –time Paid Play Therapy Role

The Wynd Centre has a long established highly respected Community Counselling Service, conveniently situated in the Centre of Paisley.

Over the last 2 years, we have developed a Play Therapy Service for children and families. The demand is such that we now need to grow and further develop the service. We have secured funding for a three-year contract and now wish to appoint a Qualified Counsellor to fulfil this role to support young people and families. Further Training will be provided for the successful candidate.

We invite applicants who are Person Centred Counsellors with knowledge of child safeguarding, and some experience of emotionally supporting children and young people.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced Person Centred Counsellor and also trained as a Play Therapist. However, we will also consider internal or external candidates who are qualified in Person Centred Counselling to a Diploma level, willing to undertake additional professional training. The successful candidate will be given the opportunity to train towards a post graduate Play Therapy Diploma. We will consider trained Person Centred Counsellors with more than 1 year of post graduate adult counselling experience.

This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in the service and to help meet the needs of young people and families.

This is a three year part-time contract of 5-10 hours per week, reporting to the Counselling Manager. 

Application forms & further details of this new role are available from The Wynd Centre by calling Georgette or Catriona on:  0141 887 4647.

The closing date for applications is 28th February 2020.

Interviews will be held from 9th – 12th March with an anticipated start date of 1st April 2020. 

Salary will be negotiable.