Salary: £28,000 - £40,000 per annum based on qualifications and experience

Position: Full Time (37.5 hours per week)

Positions available: 1

Closing date: 15th March 2019

Channels and Choices (C&C) is an award winning, dynamic company specialising in Children’s Residential Care, Fostering and Education services based in South East Kent.  OFSTED judge our service as ‘Outstanding’.

We are currently looking to recruit an experienced, innovative and enthusiastic therapist to join our Therapy Team in Channels and Choices Therapeutic Community. We welcome applicants from across disciplines i.e. counselling, play therapy, music therapy, art therapy, drama therapy, systemic psychotherapy, child and adolescent psychotherapy, adult psychotherapist or group analyst.

The post is permanent, ideally full time (37.5 hours) per week but part time would be considered.  We offer a competitive Salary Range of £28,000 – £40,000 per annum. Further benefits include 36 days paid annual leave per year and a loyalty scheme which rewards you with extra annual leave following 2 years of service.

These are exciting times as Channels & Choices continues to expand and develop its Therapeutic provision and we are looking for someone to join our dynamic multi-disciplinary staff team who has a passion for promoting outstanding outcomes for children in care. Our bespoke ‘stepping stone’ program has been listed as a best practice piece for parliament as well as winning awards for our innovation.

We have an extensive training programme for all our staff and foster carers including the ARP (Attachment and Relationships Programme) delivered by Professor David Shemmings, OBE,  Professor of Child Protection Research at the University of Kent.

Job Description and Personal Specification – Therapist

Channels and Choices are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the young people in our care.  Staff are all required to adhere to the organisation’s Safeguarding Policies and Procedures.  This post will be subject to a clear Enhanced DBS Disclosure, an employment background check, satisfactory references & verification of a right to work in the UK.  As part of our commitment to Safer Recruitment, CV’s cannot be considered without a completed application form.

For further information please contact

Paulette Holliday – HR, Training & Safeguarding Manager

Tel – 01304 361888  Email –


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