Experiential Group Facilitator

Wessex Counselling & Psychotherapy are looking for an Experiential Group Facilitator on the Wednesday Foundation Certificate in Psychodynamic Skills and Attitudes starting in September 2021.

Role: Experiential Group Facilitator
Location: Frome, BA11
Start date: September 2021
Salary: £35.70 ph

Role description
Experiential Group Facilitator: Academic year September 2021-July 2022
Wessex Counselling & Psychotherapy, (WCP), is a not for profit organisation which formed in 1983 to offer professional and affordable psychodynamic counselling and psychotherapy in Frome, Bath, Bristol, Street and surrounding areas. Wessex Counselling and Psychotherapy provide counselling and psychotherapy training. Our counselling service is accredited by the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). All our counsellors adhere to the BACP’s Ethical Framework for the Counselling Professions and the British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC) Code of Ethics. We are also a member of the National Counselling Network.

We currently have a vacancy for an Experiential Group Facilitator on the Wednesday Foundation Certificate in Psychodynamic Skills and Attitudes starting in September 2021. Seminars will be delivered in person at our building in Frome, Somerset. This is an exciting opportunity to join the established teaching staff of Wessex Counselling and Psychotherapy. The applicant must be a qualified and experienced counsellor/psychotherapist with an analytical approach. He/she must be registered with BPC as a psychodynamic counsellor or psychotherapist, a BACP accredited member (MBACP Accred) or UKCP (CPJA) member. The ideal person will have appropriate training and experience of group work or be working towards qualification in group work with a recognised training organisation.
This course introduces students to the skills required in counselling and the theory that underpins the psychodynamic way of working. The course is for anyone who is interested in counselling and/or psychodynamic psychotherapy who feel they would benefit; for self development, for personal development allied to their current work or for those who wish to go onto further training. The course day includes a theory seminar, counselling skills practice and an experiential group. In addition, there are two compulsory Saturday workshops and two personal tutorials.

Course information
WCP runs two Foundation Certificate in Psychodynamic Skills and Attitudes
Experiential Group Facilitator required for Wednesday evening.
Contact hours: 1 hour 15 minutes per course over 30-weeks, three 10 week terms, running approximately in accordance with the academic year, that commences in September.

Rate of Pay
£35.70 per hour, plus £20 allowance for attendance at Training Committee and annual External Examiner Meetings.
For an informal discussion or further details please contact:
Mike Keating, Head of Training
We ask that you submit your CV and supporting information as soon as possible as we reserve the right to close the vacancy at any time.

Deadline for applications: 10/09/2021
Successful application interviews to be arranged in the following weeks.
Contact email: trainingcoordinator@wessexcp.co.uk

Website: Wessex Counselling & Psychotherapy

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