Job Vacancies

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



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.



Seminar Leader, Foundation Certificate in Counselling Skills, January-July 2020

Based: London
Contact Hours: 1.5 hours per week over 22 weeks; 3 hours on Saturdays

Salary: £2,707.88 (based on 43.5 contact hours and 87 other hours – to include preparation, assessment etc).  Attendance at line management meetings and essay marking are claimed separately.  

Application Process: CV and covering letter explaining how you meet the job and person specification plus the names and contact details for two referees one of which should be your current or a recent employer by email to WPF.

Seminar Times: Fridays, 09.30 - 11.00 (17 January 2020: Friday 10 July 2020) PLUS 4 Saturdays (8 February 2020, 21 March 2020, 2 May 2020, 4 July 2020).

Closing date for applications: Friday 29 November 2020 

Interviews: w/c Monday 2 December 2020

The WPF Foundation Certificate in Counselling Skills provides a grounding in basic skills of listening and responding and in counselling ethics. The course is designed both as a foundation for further training and also as a stand-alone training. We are currently recruiting for a Seminar Leader. Applicants must be psychoanalytic psychotherapists, group-analytic psychotherapists or psychodynamic psychotherapists with teaching qualifications or significant teaching experience to lead the seminars. You must be BACP accredited, or registered with UKCP or BPC.  You will need to be able to demonstrate the application of principles of adult learning in groups. 

For full details, please visit the WPF website


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