Senior Sense of Belonging Therapist

Job Title: Senior Sense of Belonging Therapist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Kent
Salary: Starting salary £40,607 per annum
Reference: REF/TP/505/2697
Contact Name: Tracy Burroughs
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 16, 2021 12:07

Job Description

Senior Sense of Belonging Therapist

Starting salary £40,607 per annum

Permanent Full Time

Ashford, Kent (with remote working)

The Placement Stability Team works with colleagues across the Local Authority within Corporate Parenting and Children’s Services to promote placement stability and increase understanding of the therapeutic needs of children placed in foster care. The team provides a child-centred outcome-focused fostering support service to children who are fostered through Kent County Council with the aim of enhancing placement stability.

This is an exciting time to join the team and we are looking for an experienced clinical therapist to enhance the support given to foster carers by providing specialist advice to the professional network where therapeutic input is needed for children in Kent County Council foster care placements.

If you have extensive clinical experience, have the ability to think strategically and analytically and want to be part of a dynamic, forward thinking service, we are keen to hear from you.

This post is considered by KCC to be a customer-facing position. The Council therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English/Welsh sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the Job Description/Person Specification.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

The vacancy reference number is REF/TP/505/2697. Should you require any further information, please contact Tracy Burroughs, Fostering Team Manager, Placement Stability Team on 03000 418543 or by email:

Closing date is Midnight on 27th September 2021.  Interviews will be held on the 4th October 2021.