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Students seeking training placements in the UK should consult our Placements page HERE. Organisations offering placements should email details to - there is no charge for this service.

Well-being co-ordinator/Play therapist required in Merseyside
School Name: Broad Oak Community Primary School
School Address: Brunswick Street, Parr, WA9 2JE
Job Title: Well-being co-ordinator/Play therapist
Pay: Band H SCP 29-31 (24892-26539)
Hours: 16.25 hours per week, term time only +5 days

This is initially a fixed term position for 12 months linked to pupil premium funding.

Details: required for September 2015, a play therapist to join our friendly, talented and caring team that supports our Broad Oak family in a lively and creative setting.

Broad Oak is a popular school that is growing all the time. We enjoy excellent relationships with our families and the local community. We have a team of committed, hard-working staff, well behaved, motivated and enthusiastic children and a supportive school community.

We see this post as a key role in removing the barriers to learning that some of our children face. The successful candidate will help us to nurture and promote the emotional well-being of all our children, providing play therapy, family support and other interventions on both a planned and critical response basis.

This role involves working closely with the head of safeguarding and related external partners.

We are looking for somebody who will:
  • Share our high expectations for our children
  • Be as passionate about supporting our families as we are
  • Be flexible on a daily basis
  • Establish effective relationships with staff, families and other agencies
  • Support our inclusive ethos
Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Please contact the school office on 01744678182 to arrange an appointment.

Closing date for applications: Midday Friday 19th June. Please provide a valid email address as successful candidates will be notified of interview dates in this way.

Please submit applications via the online portal or to the school office for the attention of the Headteacher, Mrs M Hignett.

Play Therapists required in Berkshire
The Annex Project is a therapeutic service working with a variety of clients including those who have experienced complex trauma and in schools and with social care services.

For more information about our service please visit our web site

We are looking for Play Therapists who are able to work independently within school settings in the Maidenhead/Slough and Reading Areas. We may consider students who are nearing completion of their diploma.

The Annex is in a position to offer placements to certificate and diploma students from September 2015.

All therapists and students must have a current DBS and insurance. Therapists will access their own supervision through an approved PTUK supervisor.

For more details please send your current CV to Anne-Marie by emailing

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