SOSDAP – Children and Young People’s Psychotherapist

SOSDAP – Children and Young People’s Psychotherapist


Children and Young People’s Psychotherapist – Self Employed – Initial Six Month Term

Funded by the Big Lottery for preventative services in the local community, Westcliff based SOS Domestic Abuse Projects is delighted to recruit additional staff to its services for children and young people and their families, who are affected by domestic abuse in the borough of Southend.

The ideal candidate will need to be highly motivated and committed to making a difference to the emotional wellbeing and safety of children and young people.

Relevant qualifications and experience of working with children and young people is essential as is a knowledge of the domestic violence/sexual abuse sector. In addition, the ability to engage with young people through a range of activities and to advocate the benefits of healthy relationships is key.

The post holder will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to support those children and young people referred to our services who have been assessed as being at risk or affected by the trauma as a result of the impact of domestic abuse.  She/he will be required to deliver therapeutic services to children and young people (CYP) to promote recovery.

Salary: Further information upon request, but subject to qualifications and relevant experience – up to a maximum of £45 per hour

Hours: Up to eight hours per week

Closing date 29th July 2019 at 09.00am

Interviews: 6th August 2019

This is for an initial six month contract

For further information and an application pack, please contact