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Placement Opportunities for PTUK Students

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.

Play Therapist (28 hours per week for 39 weeks per year)

Salary will be up to £40,000 (pro-rata equivalent) per annum depending on levels of qualifications, skills and experience.

Additional benefits include clinical supervision, PTUK/BAPT membership, CPD (Continual Personal Development) training, insurance & 3% employer contribution pension

Govan Home and Education Link Project (Govan HELP) is a family education support charity based in Govan, Glasgow. Further funding has been secured to allow for the expansion and development of our children’s therapeutic services.

There are two Play Therapy posts. One post is funded until October 2018 with grant funding from BBC Children In Need. The 2nd post is funded until at least November 2016 and we are awaiting decisions on long term funding.

The successful candidates will have at least one year’s post qualifying Play Therapy experience, and deliver individual Play Therapy, Therapeutic Groupwork & pre-5 child and parent Theraplay Groups.

The Play Therapists will work alongside Govan HELP staff in order to offer a programme of integrated supports to children and families.

This post is subject to PVG (Protection of Vulnerable Groups) membership.

Govan HELP is committed to providing equal opportunities for all.
  • Closing date for applications – Monday 8th February 2016 at 5pm
  • Interviews will be held – Friday 19th February TBC
Visit to access the job description & application form
For further information please contact Joanne Aitken by email: or on 0141 445 6481

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