Affiliate Psychotherapists/Psychologists


Role Type
Contract / Freelance

Five Rivers Child Care is one of the UK’s most experienced practitioners in turning around the lives of vulnerable children. Our Assessment & Therapy team has developed out of the need to ‘transform the lives of children and young people’, focusing on those who were accessing our specialist integrated education, residential and fostering services. Regionally based, we have developed a network of experienced, qualified professionals from psychology, psychotherapy, counselling and psychiatry backgrounds

We believe that to attain outstanding outcomes for children and young people who maybe experiencing psychological distress, there is a core need, to harness the application of psychological knowledge to assist in transforming children and young people’s lives. Five Rivers Child Care offers a comprehensive range of Assessment and Therapy services that enable each looked-after-child to have access to resources appropriate to their need

As part of our ongoing expansion of this service and to meet the growing need for mental health interventions for looked-after children, we are keen to hear from trained clinicians and practitioners within the Stockport area who have experience in child-centred, evidence -based psychological support for schools, families, foster carers and residential care.

As an Assessment and Therapy service affiliate you will work in a variety of settings including emergency, independence and outreach, providing detailed psychological assessments and reports for children and families referred via the affiliate network. You will be experienced in delivering specific therapeutic input for children and their families.  Therapies to include Dyadic Development Psychotherapy, MBT, Theraplay, Video Interactive Guidance, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing.

If you feel you match our dedication and commitment to go ‘the extra mile’ in developing the best psychologically informed care, then we can promise you outstanding prospects to become part of a developing service which strives to provide the best clinical services both within and externally from Five Rivers Child Care. 

For further information about location, expectation in each area, please call: Katherine Anderson on 01722 626994 or Alison Hodgetts on 07590 861234


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Closing date
28/02/2019

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