IAPT Counsellor – Immediate

The Counsellor will principally be involved in working within the remit of the AQP/NHS Contract although may be asked to work with clients from our  non-contract counselling service.
The successful candidate will hold a clinical caseload including more complex cases.

The role will provide Counselling for Depression (CfD) and/or Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy (DIT)) using in-person, telephone and/or online platforms to deliver therapy covering daytime, evening and/or weekend sessions.

Professional Qualifications and Experience:

  • BACP/UKCP accredited therapist
  • Qualification in the IAPT compliant modality Counselling for Depression (CfD) and/or Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy (DIT).

Terms:

  • Based in Hertfordshire and ability to work from home and across centres (St Albans, Broxbourne, Stevenage) with travel across the centres
  • Part time hours per week including evenings or weekends over 3 days
  • FTE £30-£34K per annum

To apply: 

A full Job Description is detailed in the attachment below.

For further information and to apply please contact the Clinical Contracts Manager, Anne Findlay-Wilson, anne.findlay-wilson@counsellingfoundation.org with “IAPT Counsellor” in the subject line


IAPT Trainee Counsellor – Immediate

The Counsellor will work within the remit of the AQP/NHS Contract. They will provide Counselling for Depression (CfD) using in-person, telephone and/or online platforms to deliver therapy covering daytime, evening and/or weekend sessions.

They will work with clients who have a range of complex Anxiety and Depression related problems for which CfD is demonstrated to be clinically effective.

Professional Qualifications and Experience:

  • BACP/UKCP accredited therapist or working towards accreditation
  • Minimum one year’s experience post counselling qualification

Terms:

  • Fixed-term contract for the duration of CfD training plus six months
  • Minimum 12 hours per week including evenings or weekends
  • FTE £26 rising to £27k per annum
  • Based in Hertfordshire and ability to work from home and/or from a centre

To apply: 

A full Job Description is detailed in the attachment below.

For further information and to apply please contact the Clinical Contracts Manager, Anne Findlay-Wilson, anne.findlay-wilson@counsellingfoundation.org with “IAPT Trainee Counsellor” in the subject line


Supervisor – Immediate 

We are looking for part-time supervisors to join our team to run groups of up to four trainees for our BACP accredited Diploma and Advanced Diploma course. The Foundation delivers counselling training in Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire using the psychodynamic model. Trainees will typically be on an internal placement with the Foundation.

Relevant experience and qualifications:

  • A professional training in psychoanalytic psychotherapy, or psychodynamic counselling and in addition Supervision training to Diploma level.
  • Evidence of extensive practice showing a sound and integrated psychodynamic foundation.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ personal psychodynamically, or psychoanalytically oriented counselling/therapy.
  • The ability to hold and manage a group of up to four counsellors, with group work skills.  
  • The ability to maintain boundaries between supervision, management, teaching and personal development.

To apply: 

For more details, a Job Description and further information, please contact the Clinical Director, Jo jo.spilling@counsellingfoundation.org with “Supervisor ” in the subject line


Advanced Diploma Seminar Tutor 

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


From time to time we have vacancies for the following:

  • Seminar Tutors for Introduction courses and Psychodynamic courses (Foundation Certificate, Diploma & Advanced Diploma)
  • Experiential Group Leaders
  • Course Managers
  • Administrators
  • Short-course tutors
  • CPD workshop tutors
  • Psychodynamic supervisors

For other Foundation vacancies please visit this page.

If you wish to apply for a course, please send your application form to training@counsellingfoundation.org . If you have any questions regarding training, please note that we are only able to answer email queries rather than calls currently. Thank you for your understanding at this time.


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.


The Counselling Foundation is committed to promoting equality of opportunity throughout the organisation and encourages diversity.

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