CHILD THERAPY PLACEMENT AVAILABLE
For Counselling Psychologists/ Psychotherapists/Child Therapists/Play & Creative Arts Therapists
September 2018 –July 2019
Year of training: Penultimate or final year trainees/ graduate therapists looking for an opportunity to broaden their experiences or those would like to specialise in the field of domestic/sexual abuse.
Nature of work: Individual Child therapy – up to 5 clients per day.
Client group: Children 3 years to 17 years affected by domestic abuse and other forms of violence / abuse / trauma.
Therapeutic model: Child-centred Play Therapy / Holistic Integrative/ Psychodynamic
Time commitment: 1-2 days per week for minimum of one year contract.
In house supervision: DVIP will provide 2 hrs fortnightly in-house group supervision (equivalent to 1,5 hrs per month supervision) free of charge by a UKCP/ PTUK Registered Psychotherapist/Clinical Supervisor.
Trainees’ will be responsible to pay any additional supervision costs for top-up needs.
Regular and punctual attendance to group supervision is mandatory. If unable to attend the allocated group supervision times, trainees will be responsible to make up the hours through individual supervision at their own costs.
Due to the nature of the client group, the trainees/therapists are required to use our in-house supervisor only in order to maintain good service practice.
Settings: Stephen’s Place Children’s Centre in Hammersmith and/ or Children’s Centres in Ealing or Brent.
Other Learning opportunities: Possibility to observe and participate in assessments, gain an in depth experience of working with the dynamics of domestic abuse and issues relating to child abuse and child protection.
Job opportunities: We offer possible paid employment opportunities after the trainees have completed their placements and have demonstrated satisfactory job performance, subject to DVIP recruitment policies and funding availability.
Deadline: The interviews are on the 8th May 2018 and 5th June 2018. Placement starts on 11th September 2018.
Contact: Please email a CV & covering letter to: