As & when therapist
Grimsby, GB
5d ago

Additional information

Barnardo's has an exciting opportunity for a therapist to join our team at our new therapeutic trauma service in Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire.

Building on the success of The Haven' (Barnardo's therapeutic trauma service in neighbouring North Lincolnshire), this is an initial 12 month pilot to develop a therapeutic trauma service for children and young people who have experienced trauma through neglect and abuse.

The Service

Barnardo's has been commissioned to deliver this service on behalf of North East Lincolnshire Council and North East Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group.

The service will deliver specialist therapeutic trauma support for children and young people up to the age of 25 who are experiencing symptoms of trauma as a result of significant harm (including sexual, physical, emotional, abuse and neglect).

The aim of our work will be to reduce children and young people's functional and behavioural difficulties related to trauma following significant harm, together with the long-term negative consequences of abuse and / or neglect.

This is an opportunity to make a lasting and sustainable difference to children and young peoples emotional and mental health.

We encourage applications from those who are skilled and knowledgeable in :

  • Therapeutic trauma support for children and young people
  • One-to-one therapy interventions (play therapy, art therapy, EMDR, TFCBT, DBT etc.)
  • Attachment-based therapy
  • Supporting families and wider systems around the child / young person to support their needs
  • Consultations with professionals in the child's life
  • Barnardo's believe in creating equality of opportunity in the workplace and supporting people to manage their work life balance;
  • we are therefore recruiting to sessional post and offer flexible working arrangements.

    You will be based at East Marsh family hub, Victor Street, Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire.

    When completing your application please refer to your skills knowledge and experience in relation to the Person Specification, Job Description and Additional Information document.

    This should be done with an understanding of the context of the service described.

    About Barnardo's

    At Barnardo's we believe in children no matter who they are, what they have done or what they have been through. Please read about our basis and values following the link below.

    You will be asked questions relating to them as part of the recruitment process for this role.

    Barnardo's is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce for staff and volunteers. We actively encourage applications from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic and male candidates as they are under-represented within Barnardo's.

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