Job Vacancies

External Examiner

Based: Stroud 

An External Examiner is required for Gloucestershire Counselling Service (GCS) in Stroud. GCS offers a psychodynamic training pathway which includes Foundation Courses and a Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling. The Diploma is BPC accredited.

The role of the external examiner is to monitor training standards and to offer objective advice to GCS. Attendance at the end of year Training Committee is required and there will be occasional reviews with the Head of Training.

Please email Mike Keating, Head of Training, to discuss the position.

 

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External Examiner

Based: Frome 

An External Examiner is required for Wessex Counselling & Psychotherapy (WCP) in Frome. WCP offers a psychodynamic training pathway which includes Foundation Courses, Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling and Psychodynamic Psychotherapy. The Diploma is BPC accredited.

The role of the external examiner is to monitor training standards and to offer objective advice to WCP. Attendance at the end of year Training Committee is required and there will be occasional reviews with the Head of Training.

Please email Mike Keating, Head of Training, to discuss the position.

 

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Trainee counsellor vacancy

Based: London 

Friendly, supportive GP practice in Kentish Town (NW5) seeks trainee counsellor. Minimum 100 hours previous clinical experience.

One half-day a week – afternoons preferred. Thursday morning not available. Four clients to be seen per half day. Short term work (six sessions for each client). Minimum one year’s commitment – from February 2020. Unpaid.

Informal enquiries to Dr Marta Buszewicz. If interested in applying, please contact the practice manager Pat Elliott.

Closing date for applications: 20 January 2020

 

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Sessional Clinical Supervisor at Burrell Street Sexual Health Clinic

Based: London 

Burrell Street Sexual Health Clinic, is part of Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals NHS Foundation Trusts Department of Sexual and Reproductive Health. 
We employ a team of Health Advisors, counsellors and psychotherapists who provide one-off interventions with patients while working in the out-patient clinic, as well as structured 6/12 & 18 week therapy depending on the presentation of the patient and the training of the staff member. This is a unique team within the UK, and we are looking for a sessional supervisor who would be able to provide supervision to the team of ten staff. Sessions must be held on a Wednesday morning, and depending on the staff member would be one hour or an hour and a half, in line with BACP supervisionary guidelines. The applicant must have the following qualities:

  • A good understanding of sexual health, the needs of our diverse patient base and in particular of our large MSM cohort. 
  • An excellent knowledge of the spectrum of therapeutic modalities and the various types of interventions each modality may provide.
  • A knowledge of organisational psychology, particularly related to working within large institutions, and both the benefits and issues that may arise for staff in this environment.
  • A psychodynamic, integrative or analytical training at Masters level or equivalent, with a history of working long-term on complex presentations within your own caseload and the provision of on-going supervision. You must hold a supervisory qualification or be working towards such.
  • An accredited and registered member of good standing with a nationally recognised body, such as BPC, BACP or UKCP.

Payment is on receipt of a monthly invoice, and at £65 per hour of supervision. 

Please email Robert Palmer, Specialist Psychotherapist for further details and to apply.

 

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Honorary placements: City and Hackney Adult Specialist Psychotherapy Service, East London NHS Foundation Trust
Location: London area
Salary: honorary
Currently accepting applications for honorary placements in City and Hackney Adult Specialist Psychotherapy Service, East London NHS Foundation Trust. 
This is an invaluable opportunity for trainee/qualified psychodynamic/ analytic psychotherapists to gain individual, couple or group experience through working in a tier two NHS Adult psychotherapy outpatient service in a very busy central London hospital. Ideally applicants will come with a core profession and/or substantial clinical experience. Consideration however will be given to those in their first year of psychotherapy training; those with limited clinical experience are expected to be in at least in their third/final year of an individual psychodynamic/analytic training.   
Email Martha Doniach, Principal Psychotherapist, or phone: 0208 525 2900

 

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Clinical Supervisors

Based: London 

Clinical Supervisors Required for Tavistock Intercultural Training in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy (D59i)
You will need to be a BPC-registered adult psychoanalytic psychotherapist or psychoanalyst with at least two years post-qualification experience and an interest in race, culture and difference. Experience of working in the NHS is desirable.
The course currently runs on a Wednesday during the academic calendar. You will have at least two individual fortnightly supervisees and up to four personal tutees. Some supervisors see trainees on days other than Wednesdays.
Pay is standard Visiting Lecturer rate (currently £50.00ph).
If interested please email the course lead, Mike Swinburne.

 

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Honorary Placement: British Red Cross/Tavistock Trauma Service
Based: London 

The Tavistock Trauma Service offers a clinical service to British Red Cross Asylum Seeker and Refugee beneficiaries.
Adult psychodynamic and psychoanalytic therapists are offered the opportunity for an honorary placement on site in this service for at least 18 months. The service offers a flexible response which may include on-going therapeutic work, liaison and networking with other services and / or onwards referral to other voluntary and statutory agencies. The commitment is for half a day on Tuesdays in Islington and attendance fortnightly on a Thursday morning at the Tavistock for supervision.
Skills such as working flexibly within a psychodynamic framework, using interpreters, linking with other agencies and liaison with BRC caseworkers will be part of the learning experience.

Contact Jo Stubley

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