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Job Title: Psychotherapist

Hours: Part time & term time only

Salary: £35,300 pro rata

Location: Midlands

Bright Futures, Inspired By You.

There's nothing more rewarding than helping someone believe in themselves, have the confidence to celebrate their own uniqueness and achieve success that is personal to them.

This is an exciting opportunity to further develop and use your therapeutic knowledge and experience to support colleagues across the group to deliver positive outcomes for young people.

We are looking for a therapist join our expanding Therapeutic Team to cover our school in Kent.

At Horizon, we live up to our values, and we value our people. We are proud to be one of the most innovative providers of young people's residential care and education in the UK. Our success means that we are opening new residential homes and schools and making a difference for young people in a variety of new areas as well as continuing to support young people in our established services

What you'll get to do

  • Manage your own caseload of schools to provide high levels of support and consultation for operational colleagues
  • Provide therapeutic advice and guidance to teams to enable them to support young people throughout their journey with Horizon
  • To be responsible for assessments, goal setting and recommendations for therapeutic support for your own caseload.
  • To develop, write and regularly review/update therapeutic goals for children and young people in education.
  • To develop and contribute to the delivery of therapeutic and psychological training to all staff in the organisation as part of the Therapeutic Academy.
  • Benefit from regular supervision and CPD activities
  • Benefit from opportunities to participate in service development activities across the Horizon Group

What we're looking for from you

  • HCPC registered.
  • BACP, BABCP, UKCP accredited
  • BSc/MSc registered Art/Music/Play Therapist or Psychotherapist, We will accept Nearly qualified.
  • Experience of working with Children and Young People or relevant demonstrable transferable skills
  • A desire to support services through embedding therapeutic practice
  • Experience of teaching, training and/or supervision.
  • Well-developed skills in the ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing
  • Ability to work autonomously with the support from individual and peer supervision
  • Ability to role model behaviours and attitudes in line with organisational values
  • A sound understanding of Microsoft Office components, including knowledge of Excel, Teams and SharePoint
  • Full UK driving licence and use of your own vehicle

Here are just some of the benefits of working for us:

  • Real Living Wage employer
  • Competitive pay rates
  • Christmas bonus
  • Blue Light Card
  • Colleague referral scheme with cash rewards - earn up to £2500 per referral!*
  • Financial wellbeing service
  • Life Assurance
  • Option to buy and sell up to 5 days annual leave
  • Tastecard - spectacular savings on dining, pizza, cinema tickets, supermarkets, and UK attractions!
  • Opportunity to progress in your career through our Education Academy, and ongoing training and professional development.
  • Comprehensive and tailored induction programme including face-to-face training, online modules, shadowing, and local induction period.
  • Face-to-face therapeutic training and support for all colleagues via our SHINE programme.
  • Access to a wide range of free online courses for all colleagues on a variety of topics
  • Employee assistance programme - free, confidential support via Bupa.
  • Community and wellbeing - Your wellbeing matters to us, and we are committed to ensuring you get all the support you need to feel good about what you do. We're in this together.
  • Supportive management and senior leaders.
  • High quality CPD opportunities.
  • Free eye checks.

​If you would like to come and join us on our journey, changing the lives of the children and young people that we care for, then we would like you to get in touch with our recruitment team for an informal conversation!

Horizon Care and Education is committed to quality, equality, and valuing diversity.

This post is subject to satisfactory criminal records check and satisfactory references.


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