Expression of Interest – Counsellor/Psychotherapist/Family Therapist/Counselling Psychologist at the Blossom Project

The provision of Counselling/Psychotherapy services in schools. A Project of The Malta Trust Foundation.

Requirements: This role is being offered on a part-time basis. Candidates need to be in possession of MQRIC Level 7 or higher in Counselling, Psychotherapy or Counselling Psychology and they also need to have a permanent professional warrant. Valid candidates are expected to be fluent in both Maltese and English (both oral and written). They also need to embrace a child-centered approach in services provided and prioritize the best interest of the child. Considered candidates need to maintain positive collaborative relationships with all stakeholders within The Malta Trust Foundation.

Job description:

• Help students understand and process social or behavioral problems through individual and group counselling.

• Provide individual and group counselling based on student needs.

• Offer a safe space for all clients with a non-judgmental attitude and unconditional positive regard.

• Work with students to develop skills such as organization, time management and effective study habits.

• Help students set realistic academic and career goals and develop a plan to achieve them.

• Help students set realistic personal goals in order to enhance emotional development and awareness.

• Develop strategies with educators, administrators and parents/ guardians, to help students flourish and grow.

• Identify and report issues that may require further intervention, such as neglect or abuse.

• Refer students and parents to resources outside the school for additional support.

• Keep records and essential data as required.

• Participate in meetings, supervision and CPD sessions as required.

The working time is during school hours from Monday to Friday. Interested candidates are to send covering letter, CV, a copy of the warrant and police conduct on

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