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  • £28,719.14 a year

Job type

  • Permanent
  • Part-time

Shift and schedule

  • 8 hour shift


Kennedy Leigh, Edgeworth Close, Hendon, London, NW4 4HU, Hendon NW4

Full job description

CYP Psychotherapist/Counsellor

Based in Hendon

Salary – £28,719.14 FTE (only term time – 45 weeks per year) or £33,186.56 FTE (full year – 52 weeks per year)

Start Date – 1st July 2024

Norwood are looking for a CYP Psychotherapist/Counsellor to provide therapeutic support to children/young people exhibiting emotional and/or behavioural problems or who are at risk of developing such problems.


  • To provide individual therapy/counselling sessions, supporting pupils where there are concerns about their emotional wellbeing. Group interventions may also be delivered, depending on the needs of the centre/school.
  • To manage your own case load, taking referrals from the team senior or school Senco. To assist in assessing children’s needs and advise parents and/or staff on strategies to support children experiencing difficulties. To work with other Norwood services to support vulnerable families.
  • To demonstrate a range of therapeutic skills/techniques in order to work creatively and effectively with children/young people.
  • To undertake consultations with parents including review meetings.
  • To develop effective working relationships with teachers and support staff as well as parents/carers and other professionals. This may include attending relevant staff meetings and consultations as necessary (if the work is in school).
  • To undertake clinical supervision in accordance with BACP guidelines and participate in regular line management meetings.
  • To attend continuing professional development training as required.
  • To maintain an up-to-date knowledge of child protection issues and put this into practice, attending training as required.
  • To keep accurate client records and provide statistical/ monitoring information.
  • Write reports as required.
  • To liaise with and support referrals to other relevant bodies, such as local authority, health visitors, social care, CAMHS, and other agencies when appropriate.
  • To attend case conferences / planning/strategy/pastoral support meetings when appropriate and provide written reports as required.
  • To maintain an up-to-date knowledge of safeguarding legislation and guidance and put this into practice.
  • Maintain confidentiality whilst promoting the safety and welfare of the child, working within professional ethical frameworks and Norwood’s policy.
  • To maintain registration and membership of BACP, BAPT, BADth or equivalent and to work within the ethical guidelines of the relevant professional body.


  • Hours – 12hrs / 1.5 days per week, Mondays – hours flexible (8 hours + 30 mins unpaid break) & Wednesdays 9am-1pm
  • 1-year fixed term contract
  • Option to work during term time only or the full year
  • Salary – £28,719.14 FTE (only term time – 45 weeks per year) or £33,186.56 FTE (full year – 52 weeks per year)
  • Experience of working with children/young people with autism is desirable

If you’re ready to embark on a rewarding journey where every day brings new challenges and opportunities to make a difference, apply now to become our CYP Psychotherapist/Counsellor! Please press apply and our Recruitment Team will be in touch.

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

We actively celebrate everyone’s different abilities, sexual orientation, ethnicity, faith, and gender. Everyone is welcome and supported in their development at all stages in their journey with us.

No agencies please.




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