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Child and Adult Art/Play Psychotherapist/Counsellor
  • Employer: Parkwood Hall Co-operative Academy
  • Reference: Psychotherapist
  • Published: Thu 19/05/2022, 14:36 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 23/06/2022, 14:35 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Term Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £250.00 to £275.00 per day
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Parkwood Hall Co-operative Academy, Kent

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Child and Adult Art/Play Psychotherapist/Counsellor

Child and Adult Art/Play Psychotherapist/Counsellor

To start As Soon As Possible on a temporary basis

2/3 days per week during term time. On an SLA contract basis.

£250.00- £275.00 per day.

Are you:

  • Energetic, enthusiastic and hard working
  • Passionate about working with pupils who have special needs
  • Conscientious and innovative
  • Committed to working collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Confident in dealing with children who may sometimes displaying challenging behaviours.

Parkwood Hall is a residential school for students aged 8 – 19 years with moderate to severe learning difficulties.  Parkwood Hall aims to provide an outstanding and supportive learning environment which challenges students to achieve success. The core learning values, which are at the centre of the curriculum, focus upon developing the student’s resilience and ability to make informed life choices.

Parkwood Hall Co-operative Academy special needs school has a great opportunity for an experienced and qualified Arts/play Therapist/Counsellor starting as soon as possible. The therapist will be working for the school on a self-employed SLA contract basis for two to three days per week for 39 weeks per year in the school term time. We are interested to hear from suitably qualified, experienced therapists who have experience of working with children and young people with a range of special needs predominantly autism and communication difficulties and moderate to severe learning difficulties.

Applications forms can be found at under the ‘About Us, Vacancies tab’.

You can also request an application form by sending your email address to stating the name of the vacancy.

All completed application forms must be sent to

Please note that CVs alone cannot be accepted.

Parkwood Hall Co-operative Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Our Candidate Privacy notice can be found on our website.

This position is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and an enhanced DBS Disclosure is required.

Applications are invited from black and ethnic minority candidates and from men, as these groups are under-represented on the school's staff. (RRA sections 35-38 apply).

Closing date:                        Thursday midday 23rd June 2022

Interview date:                   Thursday 7th July 2022   


We do reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.