Job Vacancies


Employer: Wessex Counselling & Psychotherapy

Role Title: Head of Training

Salary: £33150 pro rata


Closing Date: 8th June 2018(But please still ring if you see this advert late)

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 13th June 2018


Established in 1983 Wessex CP is a leading Psychodynamic training and clinical centre based in Frome. An exciting vacancy has become available for a well organised, committed person to manage the training section of Wessex CP. The Head of Training role is to oversee, develop and market our existing thriving programme of training courses which are BACP accredited and BPC registered. In addition, there is the opportunity to project lead the development & marketing of new courses. The Head of Training is supported by an experienced and committed training team as well as the Chair of the Management Advisory Group, the Head of Clinical Services and the Office Manager. We are looking for someone with proven leadership skills alongside a broad understanding of psychodynamic counselling and psychotherapy as well as significant experience in education and project management. The post is for up to 14 hours a week and is an employed position.

If you would like more information and a job description, please contact

Wessex Counselling & Psychotherapy on 01373 453355
or by email

Applicants are welcome to arrange an informal visit to our offices.

Please send you CV together with covering letter in an envelope marked Confidential to

Rose Persson, Chair of the Management Advisory Group,

Wessex CP, Fairfield House, King Street Frome BA11 1BH

Charity Number 1056310



Employer: WPF Therapy

Supervisor / Tutor


Postgraduate Diploma in Psychodynamic Theory and Practice

Academic Year October 2018 to September 2019

You are invited to apply for a Supervisor / Tutor post.  This is an opportunity to play a significant role in the training of psychodynamic psychotherapists.  For third and fourth year trainees, you will be a psychoanalytically qualified and experienced psychotherapist eligible for registration with BPC.  For the supervision of interim year trainees, we also welcome applicants with a qualification in psychodynamic psychotherapy.  You will also have undertaken training in supervision or have appropriate experience of supervisory work over several years including experience of supervising groups.



Supervisor/tutor posts

Supervision / Tutor times:


  • Mondays: 11.15am – 2.00pm, Year3/4
  • Mondays: 1.00pm – 3.45pm, Year3/4
  • Tuesdays: 11.15am - 2.00pm, Year1/2
  • Tuesdays: 1.00pm – 3.45pm, Year1/2
  • Thursdays: 2.30pm – 5.30pm, Year1/2
  • Fridays: 2.30pm – 5.30pm, Year3/4


Actual Salary

£33,109.78 per annum pro rata 

£2932.58 per anum (all inclusive )

Application procedure

  1. An up to date curriculum vitae
  2. A personal statement setting out how you meet the person specification and indicating days and times for which they are applying
  3. The names of two professional referees


for applications

4th June 2018 (Please indicate preferred supervision time when applying)

Interview date

June (Monday, Thursday or Friday)


For further information and job descriptions, contact Human Resources on 020 7378 2032 or via e-mail:  or visit our website



Employer: WPF Therapy

Seminar Leaders


Postgraduate Diploma in Psychodynamic Theory and Practice

October 2018 – July 2019

WPF Therapy as various vacancies for seminar leaders on the above programme.

Applicants should normally have a qualification in psychoanalytic or psychodynamic psychotherapy (unless the module is based on a different modality).  All seminar leaders must be registered with either BPC, UKCP or BACP.  All appointees must normally have completed a training eligible for BPC registration. They should also have a teaching/training qualification or provide evidence of considerable experience of teaching.

 Applicants are encouraged to apply for more than one post if possible.  Please request the individual Module outline prior to application.  Seminars may be 10, 20 or 30 weeks.


Seminar Leader Posts

  • Human Development, 20 seminars, October to April, Term 1 and 2, Tuesdays, 2.00pm – 3.30pm
  • Human Development, 10 seminars, October to December, Term 1, Thursdays, 1.00pm-2.30pm (repeated in Term 3 Summer 2019)
  • Assessment, 10 seminars, January – April 2019, Term 2, Mondays, 2.00pm-3.30pm


£33,109.78 per annum pro rata; Actual Salary for 10 sessions - £687.66

20 Sessions - £1,375.32


4th June 2018


Interview Date

June 2018 (Monday, Thursday or Friday)


For further information and job descriptions, contact Human Resources on 020 7378 2032 or via e-mail:  or visit our website



Employer: Alton Counselling Service

Counselling Supervisor


Role Title: Group Supervisor

Location: Alton, Hampshire

Hours: Thursdays 1.5 hours a week (12.30 – 2.00)

Closing Date: 20/06/18


Alton Counselling Service is looking for a psychodynamic supervisor for a group of four counsellors on a weekly basis from Sept 2018. The post holder provides professional support to our counselling service through offering regular group supervision.


If you are interested in applying for this role please send your CV and a covering letter to or contact us on 01420 89207



Employer: Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust

Department: General Adult Mental Health

Location: St Pancras Hospital, 4 St Pancras Way, London NW1 0PE, London

Contract type: Substantive.

Salary: £78,923 - £105,652 pa


Closing Date: 24/06/18

Interview Date: 31/06/18


Consultant Psychiatrist in Medical Psychotherapy 

Specialty: Psychodynamic Psychotherapy service, Community Division, Adult Mental Health

No. of PAs: 8

Start date: 1st September 2018 Based at St Pancras Hospital.

Job Summary This post has arisen due to the retirement of post holder and represents an exciting opportunity to work within the Camden and Islington Psychodynamic Psychotherapy service. The service offers a psychodynamic consultation service, a range of short and long term individual and group psychodynamic psychotherapy interventions in addition to other psychological interventions such as Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy (DIT) and complex trauma services. It plays a major training role for psychiatrists in training, honorary therapists undertaking group and individual psychotherapy trainings, and has a thriving medical student psychotherapy scheme.

RC reference number:

LON-CEN-C-003-18 JD v2 Final Consultant Psychiatrist Psychotherapy Camden and Islington

For further details / informal visits contact:

For further information please contact Dr Jo O’Reilly or Dr Luigi Caparrotta via the Camden and Islington Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Service Telephone number 0203 317 4700 or visit the NHS website here.


Employer: Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust

Exciting opportunity for a one year honorary contract in the Couples Unit, Adult & Forensic Services, Tavistock Clinic, Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust

Are you a psychoanalytic psychotherapist with children, adolescents or adults?

Are you interested in a stimulating and challenging opportunity, which can open up new professional horizons and add new light to your work with adult individuals or children?

We are looking for psychoanalytic psychotherapists who want to learn more about unconscious couple dynamics, who are interested in how couple relationships affect parenting and who might want to gain experience of working within the NHS and/or broaden their private practice.

The Couples Unit is led by Consultant Couple Psychotherapist, Joanna Rosenthall. You will see one couple for a year. You will be given regular small group supervision and access to other events in the Department such as scientific meetings.

For informal discussion, please ring: Joanna Rosenthall 0208 938 2347

Or email:



Employer: South Bucks Counselling 

Job: Clinical Director 

Salary: £40,150 - £54,750 per annum (full time equivalent)

Contract: 12 hours per week, depending upon experience


South Bucks Counselling is an established charity offering affordable Psychodynamic Counselling to adults. We are based in central High Wycombe and are supported by a dedicated group of volunteer qualified and trainee Counsellors.

We are seeking a highly qualified and influential counselling professional for the role of Clinical Director.

He/she will be responsible for:

  • the clinical excellence of the Agency
  • promoting SBC within the local community and on-line to raise awareness of SBC and to increase its client base, through establishing productive relationships with the NHS, other counselling operations, local government and businesses
  • managing two part-time staff and overseeing day-to-day operations
  • recruiting new Counsellors
  • working with Trustees to develop strategic plans which promote and develop the agency

We are looking for a self-motivated, experienced counselling professional possessing a strong business network. The ability to demonstrate leadership and influencing skills is essential.

Applicants must be registered with an appropriate Psychodynamic Counselling body and have a minimum of 5 years clinical experience as a qualified Counsellor.

This role also requires experience of clinical client assessment and of clinical supervision.

Actual weekly work pattern to be agreed with the successful applicant.

Interested applicants who wish to apply should send their CV and covering letter to

Joan Lee,