Bedford Centre Clinical Manager | from 1 October 2018

The Foundation is seeking applications for this role with our counselling services team.

  • To hold clinical responsibility for all counselling activities provided by the centre and provide leadership and support to the team of qualified and trainee counsellors.
  • To have an active role at Foundation Management Committee and represent the needs or views of the centre.
  • To oversee the centre intake assessment processes.
  • This role reports to the Senior Clinical Manager
  • 10 hours a week
  • Must have availability to work part-time in Bedford and travel to St Albans.

To apply: 

For the Job Description and further information, please contact the Clinical Director Noel Hargrave, noel.hargrave@counsellingfoundation.org, with “Bedford Clinical Manager” in the subject line.

Programme Tutor | from 1 October 2018

The Foundation is seeking applications for this role on our popular and expanding courses.

  • 1 year contract with responsibility for the management and delivery of our Diploma 1 course under the mentorship of Senior Diploma Programme Tutor.
  • 10 hours a week
  • Must have availability to work part-time in St Albans (Wednesdays) and Bedford (Monday evenings)
  • Contact with students is via tutorials, email and telephone

To apply: 

For the Job Description and further information, please contact the Clinical Director Noel Hargrave, noel.hargrave@counsellingfoundation.org, with “Tutor 2018/19” in the subject line.

The deadline for applications is 28 July.

Introduction to Counselling Tutor | Immediate 

The Counselling Foundation has been training counsellors in Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire using the psychodynamic model. Alongside our core training we also offer our popular 12-hour Introduction to Counselling course which looks at other counselling models as well as psychodynamic.

Due to recent expansion into South London we are now looking to recruit accredited and experienced counsellors who can deliver our Introduction training. This will be taught over four weekly daytime or evening sessions.

To apply:

Please email a cover letter and CV to pam.firth@counsellingfoundation.org

Advanced Diploma Seminar Tutor | September 2018 – July 2019 

Advanced Diploma trainees attend these theoretical seminars held in the first year of this two-year course and are working with clients under weekly supervision.  The aim of the seminars is to extend and deepen their understanding of psychodynamic concepts.

Applications for this post are welcomed from qualified counsellors holding a post-graduate or equivalent qualification, or psychoanalytic psychotherapists belonging to one of the training organisations recognised by the BPC, BACP or UKCP.

To apply:

Please email a cover letter and CV to valentina.krajnovic@counsellingfoundation.org

Additional tutor and training roles:

We offer seminar tutor and experiential group leader roles in line with the academic year on our psychodynamic training courses. If you are interested in these or in leading short courses and workshops, please send your CV to vacancies@counsellingfoundation.org with “Training” and your preferred role in the subject line.

Training Administrator – 35 hours per week | Immediate

The Foundation’s Training Team is responsible for the delivery, efficient marketing and administration of all training courses, workshops and training events.

This full-time position includes general office administration; student admission and course administration; communication and marketing; planning/organisation of resources and events.

The role will primarily based in St Albans although will also involve travel to other training locations.

To apply: 

Please email a CV and cover letter to the Training Manager mimie.hollist@counsellingfoundation.org noting that the deadline for applications is Wednesday 15th August 2018.

NHS Short Term counsellors (AQP)

The Foundation are seeking more counsellors to help with the growing demand for our services to help support clients in our Stevenage and Broxbourne centres.

This is an exciting opportunity for counsellors in Hertfordshire to become part of a charity with counselling at its heart. The Foundation has been offering high-quality, affordable counselling to the community for over 40 years.

Counsellors who join our NHS contract team are part of our counsellor community and have the support of our administrative team, the Clinical Director and our Centre Heads.

The Requirements:

Counsellors working for this contract must have accreditation or be working towards, with BACP, or be UKCP, BABCP or BPC registered.

Candidates for all of Hertfordshire CCG must have an IAPT compliant training which are essential to work on our AQP contract.  These include  Interpersonal Psycho Therapy (IPT), Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy (DIT), Counselling for Depression (CFD).

The Service:

Our AQP (Any Qualified Provider) contract receives referrals from GP surgeries or Single Point of Access. The referrals are allocated according to counsellor availability so the counsellor can work with three to five sessions together or as agreed.

Payment is made on the basis of per session delivered with recognition for counsellors who are IAPT trained or IAPT accredited.

To apply:

Please email your CV to jennine.carpenter@counsellingfoundation.org

We also have roles from time to time for:

  • Voluntary counsellors, qualified or 4th year and psychodynamic
  • Supervisors or trainee supervisors (psychodynamic)

Please email your CV to vacancies@counsellingfoundation.org with “Placement” and your preferred role/s in the subject line.