If you have an interest in supporting children's mental health and wellbeing,  read on and contact us for more information about our opportunities 

We are a contemporary children's charity providing therapy to children, young people and families. We seek to promote the emotional wellbeing of children and young people and do this in many forums:

  • 1:1 therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Parental therapy
  • Consultation
  • Training
  • Staff supervision

In-School Counsellors/Therapists

We are always looking to recruit experienced counsellors and therapists to our rapidly expanding team and look for well-qualified, experienced practitioners who are confident and competent in providing some or all of the interventions detailed below:


  • 1:1 therapy to children and young people in school
  • Parental therapy
  • Process groups to students in primary and secondary setting
  • Staff therapy to school staff


Are you confident in delivering to both small and large groups of children and young people? We have a comprehensive training programme, largely founded within a psychodynamic framework, and we need enthusiastic, engaging, knowledgeable therapists to deliver these programmes. You will have experience of delivering face to face training to children, young people and school staff.

Area Covered

  • Essex and East London

General details

  • Daily rate to be agreed at appointment with a view to a permanent contract
  • Part time, term time only
  • Educated to degree level and above
  • Desired qualifications: Child and Adolescent therapist, Play therapist, Art psychotherapist, Children’s counsellor

Please download our Person Specification and Job Description here for this role.


If you are short-listed you will be contacted for an interview which will be held in person at our offices. We will request that you provide a presentation on your clinical work at the interview and more details will be given if you are short-listed.

Complete our fillable Application Form  here and send your application form by email to Catherine Munns.  Please use this email address if you have any general queries.

Our volunteers are very important to the work we do - they lend a hand, spread the word, give support, help at fundraising and awareness events and generally do what needs doing at busy times.  We quite simply could not do without them.

Have a look at some of the volunteering jobs we have listed below and if you have a particular talent you would like to share with us, please send us an email to headoffice@bccs.org.uk

Our offices are based in Billericay High Street, so please bear that in mind if you are having to travel to our premises:

  • Gardening or general odd jobs 
  • Administration work 
  • Helping at training sessions or workshops - meeting, greeting, making refreshments
  • Reception duties - particularly evening or weekends
  • Helping at events - setting up and clearing away
  • Selling raffle tickets among friends and family