- School House, Kilham's Way, Kings Lynn, Norfolk, United Kingdom
- Service type: MAT School
- Pay scale: Zone 3 Grade I
- Department: The Fen Rivers Academy
- Pay zone: Zone 3 - Rest of England (excluding NE)
- Contractual type: Term time only – full time – permanent
Catch22 is a social business, a not for profit business with a social mission. For over 200 years we have designed and delivered services that build resilience and aspiration in people and communities. Our 1600 colleagues work at every stage of the social welfare cycle, supporting 44,000 individuals from cradle to career.
Catch22 MAT is an alternative education provider for young people, over 700 vulnerable young people with challenging behaviours are supported through independent alternative education schools or via a range of tailored support programmes delivered in school or off-site. Include schools provide an alternative to mainstream schooling, whereby multiple barriers to learning have previously affected engagement and access to education.
To plan, deliver and manage specific subject area learning programmes for learners aged 4-18 (up to 25 if they have an EHCP) ensuring tracking and progressions is cantered in the middle of your practice, allowing the development of complex and vulnerable students.
To be part of a team to manage behaviour and the complex needs of students.
We have a strong, caring staff team who work closely to ensure the best possible outcomes for children. The leadership team prioritise the well-being of all staff and frequent opportunities to get together as a group ensure everyone feels supported.
We are seeking an Integrative Therapist to become a full-time member of our staff team. Experience of working with children and young people with social, emotional and mental health needs is essential, and experience of supporting families (for example through programs such as MST) would be desirable. We would like to hear from someone who has experience of delivering art/music/drama/play therapy as well as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
The successful applicant will be required to deliver therapy to our children on a 1:1 basis (or small group where this is possible) and work closely with our SENCO to ensure identified needs are being met. Where possible, you may be required to undertake assessment work in order to identify an appropriate therapeutic approach.
You will have experience of working using a multi-agency approach and adhering to safeguarding procedures, whilst paying due care to confidentiality.
As this is a new role the exact details of the role will be dependent on the successful candidate so please do get in touch to discuss the role in more detail, or to arrange a visit.
Ability to build strong relationships with children, staff in the academy and parents/carers.
Ability to work using own initiative and be flexible to the changing school environment.
Awareness of and commitment to Equality & Diversity
Willing to travel and work flexibly
Desire to develop and undertake training as required
Good sense of humour!
- A robust post-graduate qualification ( usually Master’s) in psychological therapy (or equivalent)
- Accreditation with BACP/ full registration with UKCP/, full registration with BPS/BABCP
- Detailed knowledge and understanding of child development and the effects of adverse childhood experiences.
- Knowledge of local Early Help and Child Protection processes.
- Experience of delivering therapy to children and young people who are emotionally dysregulated.
- Work in an SEMH, PRU or alternative provision setting.
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum FTE
Contract: Permanent - Full time, term time only (39 weeks)