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Title: Group Workers
Employer: The Tavistock Centre for Couple Relationships
Description: TCCR is looking for enthusiastic skilled staff to help us deliver and evaluate a US developed evidence based parenting programme which works with co-parents. Funding for this innovative project has been secured from the Department of Education and TCCR will work with our partner organisation, Family Action in delivering this programme to parents. Project staff will work alongside programme developers, Professor Carolyn Cowan and Professor Philip Cowan from the University of California to bring this approach to England.

This will be a fast paced project which offers a chance to be at the cutting edge of new approaches to working with parents with complex needs and challenges. We are looking for practitioners who are experienced, robust, curious and committed to making this project a success.

Make it happen for families

Four to eight Group Workers to deliver the Supporting Father Involvement couple/co- parenting programme
Either full time or half time posts
Salary c£40-45k (pro-rata for half time posts) plus contributory pension scheme

We want to build a team of women and men to co-lead the parenting groups. A relevant professional qualification and experience in couple, family or group therapy, social work, psychology, or equivalent is required. Some members of the team will go on to become groupwork supervisors and trainers in this approach.
We need flexible, deeply committed staff with experience of working with challenging parents. Group work or couple work experience is highly desirable. Contract to March 2015 in the first instance.

Closing date 5pm 23rd January
Interview dates 5th and 6th February. We hope that appointed staff can begin work as soon as possible but the following training days will be mandatory to attend and remunerated if prior to contract start date.

Training dates with Professors Cowan (mandatory) 20th February (evening), 21st, 22nd and 23rd February.

TCCR is a dynamic friendly organisation providing therapeutic services to couples and university accredited trainings to practitioners.

Details and application packs can be found at:

or contact us at: [email protected] tel: 020 73801958

Tavistock Centre for Couple Relationships
70 Warren Street, London WT1 5PB
Working Hours: Full-time
Salary: [not specified]
Location: London
Closing Date: 23/Jan/2013
Address Details
Address: 70 Warren Street
Postcode: WT1 5PB
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Contact Email Address: [email protected]
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