Systemic Family Counsellor

The CALM Service are recruiting two posts to work at Relate Bradford and Step 2.

Family Systemic Counsellor (1 x 31.5 hours) & Children's Counsellor (2 x 15 hours)

Family Action, Relate Bradford, and Step 2 are set to test a new trauma informed partnership, to reach primary-aged children with Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) across Bradford. We will target primary school children aged 4 to 11 across Bradford who have experienced one or more ACEs and are struggling with trauma symptoms and/or impaired family functioning as a result.

Together, the CALM service will deliver a package of therapy to these children and their families.

The CALM service aims to:

  • build on strengths and increase resilience
  • improve children’s mental health
  • reduce the impact of ACEs
  • support transition to secondary school, improving future attendance, attainment, confidence and wellbeing
  • empower school staff to support vulnerable young people through improved understanding and awareness of ACEs and their impact on children
  • reduce health inequalities and prevent/reduce the risk of long-term health effects.

Relate Bradford Post: Are you a qualified family systemic counsellor with a dedication and commitment to working with families across Bradford and Craven? If so, contact for an application pack, or download the following documents:

Step 2 Posts: Are you a qualified and experienced counsellor, able to provide individual trauma-informed play therapy for children aged 5-11 years? If so, contact for an application pack and/or view the job details on DIVA Bradford.

Closing date: 3rd January 2020 5:00pm
Hours: 31.5
Salary: £26,999 (pro rata)
Salary Frequency: Per annum
Further details available at:
This job is connected with: Relate Bradford