The Role

Summerhouse is Southwark's provision for primary aged children in need of specialist support to prevent permanent exclusion from their mainstream schools


We are looking for a Creative Arts/Play Specialist who is able to offer either play, art or music therapy sessions according to their own specialism to our primary pupils.

The therapist will be able to draw upon their knowledge, skills and experience of working with children who present challenging behaviour and who have significant and complex social and emotional needs; often stemming from adverse childhood experiences.

The successful candidate will have to be a role model of best Summerhouse practice.


Application Process:

If you are interested in applying for this role, please complete the online application form and detail your suitability for the role, by using the Personal Specification to highlight your skills for the shortlisting criteria. The Personal Specification can be found at the bottom of this page under attachments.

Additional Details

PART TIME - 2 Days a week.

This post requires an enhanced DBS check.

Benefits Page: https://jobs.southwark.gov.uk/why-us/

Recruitment Timetable

Closing date: 2 March 2021

Interviews 9 March 2021


(COVID-19) - information for job applicants Southwark Council are following the most recent Government guidelines surrounding Corona virus. During this period, we still look forward to receiving your application and if successful, we will be conducting interviews remotely via video link. Details will be confirmed via email, if successful.

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