Play Therapy Base
Play Therapy Base

Charity registered in Scotland SC045603

Play Therapy Base is a registered charity with a team of qualified and experienced Play Therapists, Creative Arts Therapists and Student Play Therapists. The aim of the service is to provide children aged 3 to 14 years with a child-centred therapeutic resource close to their local communities in Midlothian, East Lothian and Edinburgh. We have two purpose-built playrooms in our office based in Eskbank, Midlothian. However Play Therapy will be provided where it best suits the child. Play Therapy Base offers: Individual Play Therapy, Filial Therapy, Group Play Therapy, Life story Box Programme, supervision and training. Play Therapy Base works in partnership with parents / carers and referrers to provide a dedicated therapeutic service which meets each individual childs' needs.

Current vacancies


  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • On site: Midlothian
  • Closing 16th August 2024

Our Trustees are essential to the running of our service and we are looking for passionate individuals to join us. Ideal applicants will have specific knowledge and experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Finance –support of voluntary agencies in establishing good practice in line with legislation, and of developing self-sustaining business practices.
  • Strategic Planning
  • IT- technical support and/or client database systems
  • Voluntary sector – as practitioner or board member
  • Children’s mental health - as practitioner or policy maker
  • Fundraising

The Board meets for around 2 hours, every 8-10 weeks. Meetings are held at our premises in Eskbank, Dalkeith, with remote access during instances when a Trustee is unable to attend in person.