Skills Practice Seminar Leader

Wessex Counselling & Psychotherapy seek a skills practice seminar leader on the Foundation Certificate in Psychodynamic Skills and Attitudes starting in September 2021.

Role: Skills Practice Seminar Leader
Location: Frome, BA11
Start date: September 2021
Salary: £35.70 ph

Role description
Skills Practice Seminar Leader
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.

An exciting opportunity to teach on a popular and highly rated foundation course at WCP.
We currently have a vacancy for skills practice seminar leader on the Foundation Certificate in Psychodynamic Skills and Attitudes starting in September 2021. Seminars will be delivered in person at our building in Frome, Somerset, on Wednesday and/or Thursday evening.
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.
Course information
WCP runs two Foundation Certificate in Psychodynamic Skills and Attitudes
Course days: Wednesday or Thursday.
Contact hours: 1.25 hours per course over 30-weeks, three 10 week terms, running approximately in accordance with the academic year, that commences in September.

Each 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.

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:
Diane Coulson, preclinical course leader

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:

Website: Wessex Counselling & Psychotherapy



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