Skills Practice Seminar Leader

An exciting opportunity to teach on a popular and highly rated foundation course at WCP.

Skills Practice Seminar Leader: Academic year January 2021-July 2022We have a vacancy for skills practice seminar leader on the Thursday Foundation Certificate in Psychodynamic Skills and Attitudes starting in January 2021. 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 experience in teaching or training adults.

Course information
WCP runs two Foundation Certificate in Psychodynamic Skills and Attitudes Courses. 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.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 days: Thursday 7.45-9pm.Contact hours: 1hour 15 minutes/session, for the second and third term, in total two 10 week terms, running approximately in accordance with the academic year.Rate of Pay: £35.70 per hour, plus £20 allowance for attendance at Training Committee and annual External Examiner Meetings.

Who We Are
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.

For an informal discussion or further details please contact:Mike Keating, Head of Training: 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: 08/12/2021Interviews for this post will be the week after the closing date.

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