Posted in: Job Vacancies
Job Title: Sibling Play Therapist
Hours: One day a week – Thursday (7.5hrs)
Reports to: CEO
Location: Brockley, London
Mosac provides holistic support to families of victims of Child Sexual Abuse. We are seeking a qualified Play Therapist to support our work with the siblings of sexually abused children, who may also be a victim themselves or suffering from the impact that sexual abuse has on the family and its members.
We are seeking a committed, empathetic and resilient clinician, experienced in dealing with high levels of client trauma ,to deliver 1-2-1- client sessions one day a week.
Play Therapy sessions are conducted in our fully equipped playroom between 2.30pm and 6.15pm with the late morning and early afternoon to manage your caseload with the support of the Play Therapy Manager. You may also be asked to carry out other reasonable duties required by the charity from time to time, such as, but not exclusive to, preparing service reports for our funders and board members or playroom upkeep.
Mosac has been delivering unique support services for the families of victims of Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) for nearly 30 years. In a safe environment, we offer free services to families affected by CSA, all of whom are vulnerable with some being excluded, or facing other forms of hardship. Mosac’s services include a national Helpline, Counselling (face to face and online), Play Therapy, Advocacy & Advice and Parent Training We enable families to achieve and sustain an improved quality of life by rebuilding confidence, alleviating isolation, improving well-being and resilience, promoting inclusion and empowering individuals to move on with their lives, with the skills and knowledge to safeguard themselves and their children in the future.
Play Therapy Service
Our Play therapy service is part of our holistic family support model. The protective parents/guardian/carers of the child victims are supported with their own therapy while their children are in Play Therapy. Our play therapy work currently takes place in our office in South East London from Tuesday to Friday. We see approximately 30 children a week, our clients are aged between 4-17yrs, with the average client currently 8 years old.
We currently have a primary Play Therapy service and a sibling Play Therapy service to enable us to work with both victims and their siblings. Our new Parent Child Relational Play service, both face to face and online, supports parent-child communication and relationship after trauma. We are also looking to develop family therapy as a face-to-face service at our office in South East London.
Role Description and Key Responsibilities
- Provide play therapy sessions for victims of Child Sexual Abuse
- Keep clinical notes on our in house system
- Collect client feedback including SDQs, mid and ending reviews
- Prepare clinical and service reports when required
- Attending regular clinical Supervision, supported by Mosac
- Carrying out any other reasonable duties required from time to time by the charity
Essential Skills, Experience and Qualifications
- Qualified Play Therapist with at least 3 years experience
- Experience of working with clients who have experienced high levels of trauma, experience or specific training around sexual abuse would be of benefit.
- High level communication skills, including experience of communicating effectively across cultures and with diverse audiences, both verbally and in writing
- Excellent IT skills – with a good knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
- Excellent organisational and time management skills
Personal Attributes and behaviours
- A high-level of communication skills, including experience in communicating effectively across cultures and with diverse audiences, both verbally and in writing
- The ability to build rapport quickly and to understand needs, wants and expectations of Mosac clients without judgement
- Competent IT skills with a willingness to learn and use inhouse operating systems
- Excellent organisational and time management skills with attention to detail in all aspects of work
- Active team player with a conscientious, resilient and self-disciplined attitude
- Works effectively and calmly under pressure
- Active team player
How to Apply
Please send your CV and Cover Letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please include the role that you are applying for in the subject of the email
We will be reviewing applications as we receive them and interview suitable candidates on a rolling basis until we find the right person fro the role.