CPCAB Vacancies

CPCAB (Counselling & Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body) is the UK’s leading awarding organisation in the counselling sector. We provide a coherent counselling qualifications progression route (levels 2-6) including a Foundation Degree in Counselling with the Open University. We also produce a range of counselling training videos via our sister company the Counselling Channel.

External Verifier role

  • Part-time, freelance positions
  • Competitive remuneration and expenses
  • Committed and supportive colleagues

We are aiming to strengthen our current team of External Verifiers (EVs) around the country and are looking for expressions of interest from individuals wishing to support the unique development of each centre whilst meeting the requirements and national standards of CPCAB qualifications.

If you are interested in joining the EV team you will need to be familiar with our range of qualifications and have taught our Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (TC-L4) for at least two years.  You should also have substantial experience of assessment, moderation or verification.

To find out more about these exciting roles at CPCAB, please look at the detailed job description or, for an informal chat, please call Alexis De Winter, CPCAB Senior Verifier on 01458 852051.

To express your interest please complete the EV application form and, together with a covering letter, send it to Jackie Rice, Centre Service Manager at jackie@cpcab.co.uk

We look forward to hearing from you.

Non-CPCAB Vacancies

Lecturer in Counselling at Abingdon & Witney College

Job Type:  Permanent. 29.6 hours per week, 52 weeks per annum Location: Abingdon, Oxfordshire Job Description:

Are you a qualified Counsellor looking for an opportunity to pass on your knowledge and skills to the next generation?

Are you also a qualified teacher, or keen to learn and develop a career in teaching?

As part of the growth and development of our Counselling provision, Abingdon & Witney College are looking for a highly motivated professional to join us in delivering our range of Counselling courses.

The purpose of the Lecturer in Counselling role is to deliver high quality and effective teaching, learning and assessment to Counselling students in the School of Health and Education. This is an outstanding curriculum area within the college and our Counselling Programmes range from Level 1 to the CPCAB Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling. You will also act as the Programme Coordinator for our Counselling provision, working with the team to ensure that the quality of our provision is maintained at a high standard. You will also have the opportunity to work with the Head of Faculty in planning and developing a new Level 5 Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right person and to apply for this post you must be a qualified Counsellor to at least level 4/5 standard and currently in practice with 2 years counselling experience. You will also have a supervision qualification or 1 years’ experience of offering counselling supervision and a member of a UK professional counselling body (BACP), engaging in regular professional development in line with ethical guidelines of the professional organisation.

Although a teaching qualification is an advantage, training opportunities exist within the College and we can support you in gaining your Award in Education and Training Level 3 Qualification (AET), within your first year of joining the college.

In return, Abingdon & Witney College offer excellent benefits including generous pension and holiday schemes, flexible working options, corporate gym membership, and a cycle/tech scheme.

We are also looking for Hourly Paid Lecturers in Counselling, so if you are interested but you are unable to commit to the above opportunity, then please do get in touch with Danielle at danielle.gray@abingdon-witney.ac.uk for more information.

AWC values diversity and encourages applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to safeguarding and expect all our employees and volunteers to share this commitment. We are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and all appointments are subject to satisfactory clearances including enhanced DBS checks.

Salary: £27,051 - £36,651 per annum, pro rata with the potential of a market supplement, if appropriate

Closing date: 18th April 2021 (midnight)

How to apply: Apply through the Abingdon & Witney College Recruitment Portal

Co-tutor Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling at Coleg y Cymoedd

Job Type:  Part-time/sessional (immediate start) Location: Nantgarw Campus, CF15 7QY Job Description:

We are looking for sessional tutor to deliver on our Level 4 part time counselling courses. All our courses are co-tutored and individuals will have joint responsibility for delivery, assessing, quality assurance and supporting learners. Tutors will be required to teach during the evening and on weekends to support delivery of the programme, and be equipped to deliver online for remote sessions.

Applicants need to have the following credentials:

  • Hold a 420 hours therapeutic counselling qualification at level 4 or above (e.g TCL4)
  • Hold professional accreditation, 10 hours of personal therapy AND be a member of a profession association of counselling or psychotherapy
  • Be able to evidence CPD, a minimum of 30 hours and committed to continue professional development
  • Current supervised counselling practice will a minimum of 6 months post-qualifying practice experience
  • Teaching qualification or be working towards
  • One year teaching/assessing experience at Level 2 and 3 or above

  • Person centred theory is delivered as a core model therefore expertise within this subject would be advantageous.

    Salary: Hourly paid £20-£25 dependent on qualifications

    Closing date: 30th April 2021

    How to apply:  For further information or to express an interest in joining the delivery team please contact bis@cymoedd.ac.uk

    Level 4 Tutor at Ocean Training Counselling

    Job Type:  Part time contracted hours Location: Rochester, Kent Job Description:

    About the role

    Are you confident, outgoing, enthusiastic?

    Can you work as part of a team as well as on your own?

    If so, Ocean needs you!

    Based in Rochester, Kent, Ocean Counselling Training has been successfully running CPCAB courses for over 10 years. We are looking to strengthen our growing team of tutors to run CPCAB Level 4 diploma courses starting in September 2021. All our Diploma courses are co-tutored and successful candidates will have joint responsibly for delivering our level 4 diploma.

    Tutor Requirements

  • You must be a registered member of the BACP.
  • You must be currently approved to deliver CPCAB Level 4 Diploma courses.
  • You must be willing to work with co-tutors.

  • Benefits of working with Ocean

  • Up to £30 per hour.
  • A friendly a supportive working environment.
  • An opportunity to join Ocean`s team of tutors and support staff.

  • Salary: Up to £30 per hour

    Closing date: 17th May 2021

    How to apply: Please email general.manager@oceanconsultancyltd.co.uk or call 01634 843733 for more information.

    Co-tutor Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling at Mapleleaf Training and Counselling Centre

    Job Type:  Part-time Location: Shirley, West Midlands Job Description:

    We are looking for sessional tutor to deliver on our Level 4 counselling courses. All our courses are co-tutored and individuals will have joint responsibility for delivery, assessing, quality assurance and supporting learners. Tutors will be required to teach during the day and evening to support delivery of the programme, and be equipped to deliver online for remote sessions (currently using Zoom).

    Applicants need to have the following credentials:

  • Qualified to at least Level 4 and to be a practicing counsellor
  • 2 years supervised counselling practice and / or minimum 450 counselling hours
  • Supervision qualification or experience of supervising groups or individuals in a counselling setting
  • To hold a minimum of a Level 3 Award in Education and Training (All Levels)
  • To be a member of a professional association for counselling and psychotherapy
  • Willingness to work with co-tutors and in the wider tutor team
  • Available to attend termly / quarterly team meeting outside of teaching hours
  • Passion and interest in developing students and the counselling profession

  • Person centred theory is delivered as a core model but we also encourage practitioners from other modalities as we are an integrative course.

    Salary: Hourly paid dependent on qualifications

    Closing date: 30th May 2021

    How to apply:  Please email enquiries@mapleleafcounselling.co.uk with a covering letter of why you would be a great addition to our team and enclose a relevant CV with at least 2 references. One to be a professional reference (supervisors are accepted) and another to be personal.

    Lecturer in Counselling at CONEL part of Capital City College Group

    Job Type:  Permanent/Part time 28 hours per week (0.8 FTE) Location: Tottenham Centre Job Description:

    About the role

    You will be responsible for teaching on the Counselling programs which range from Introduction Level 2 to the BA in Counselling. You will be responsible for planning, delivering, and developing the counselling skills of the learners helping them to prepare for working in the sector. Other general curriculum responsibilities will include assessment, tracking student achievement, interviewing future learners and some administration for the courses.

    This role will be starting 15th August 2021

    About you

    The Candidate should hold a Degree in the relevant subject and be/or working towards being an accredited member of BACP or UKCP. Appropriate experience and qualifications reflecting a strong background in Counselling education and in the sector are essential for this position. It is desirable that the candidate has skills to conduct supervision sessions and the necessary qualifications; you will have a teaching qualification or the commitment to undertake one during the first term of contract.

    About us

    We are the largest college group in London. Our colleges include City and Islington College, Westminster Kingsway College, and The College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London. We are committed to success through equality and diversity.

    About The College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London

    Across its two superb centres in Enfield and Tottenham, The College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London (CONEL) offers a wide range of apprenticeships, pre-apprenticeships and courses across many different subjects to give students the skills, knowledge and experience they need to succeed at work or university. CONEL has been named as the best further education college in England for student satisfaction in the FE Choices Learner Satisfaction Survey and has also been named the best in the capital for employer satisfaction two years running. CONEL also offers a selection of fast, easy and free courses to encourage people in Haringey and Enfield into employment.

    Salary: £23,076 - £32,876 per annum based on the full time equivalent £28,846 - £41,095 per annum

    Closing date: 01/06/2021

    How to apply: Apply through the CCCG Group website

    Counselling Lecturer at North Hertfordshire College

    Job Type:  Opportunity for Fractional permanent position from September 2021. Location: Stevenage and working across group sites in North Herts Job Description:

    We are looking for an outstanding professional, who is motivated and committed to the success of their students. If you can bring Counselling to life in a way that engages, inspires and leads to high achievement, then you will be successful here at NHC. The role requires supporting and teaching students who are in the process of completing a level 4 certificate in Counselling (CPCAB).

    Job Purpose

    You will help develop and deliver dynamic learning programmes that meet the needs of learners and utilise a diverse range of teaching and learning strategies. You will plan and deliver CPCAB Counselling programmes in a group setting to learners of varying abilities.

    Role and Responsibilities

  • Support the promotion of courses and the recruitment and enrolment of students.
  • Ensure effective assessment of students to help to ensure that learning meets individual needs.
  • Maintain a safe learning environment by supporting students in understanding how to keep themselves, and others, safe and notifying management of any risks.
  • Promote the fundamental British values of democracy; the rule of law; individual liberty; the mutual respect and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs.
  • Utilise a wide range of teaching and learning tools to create and plan interesting and engaging learning opportunities.
  • Deliver outstanding learning, using creative learning strategies that will inspire and engage students to reach their full potential.
  • Provide students with academic and pastoral support to help them achieve their goals.
  • Mark and assess students’ work, providing feedback that supports students to improve.
  • Take responsibility for the progress and achievement of all students on your course.
  • Lead a programme or course, maintaining high standards of behaviour and performance, and providing high quality experiences to raise students’ aspirations.
  • Liaise with student support functions, external agencies and parents to help ensure that students make good or better progress.
  • Use and analyse programme data to support effective course management.
  • Deliver IAG to support students’ decision making and high rates of progression.

  • Person Specification

  • Ability to inspire and engage students to achieve their full potential and a passion for teaching and learning.
  • A professional Counsellor, Teacher or lecturer with demonstrable experience of delivering outstanding teaching and learning or relevant industry experience.
  • Organised with an ability to work towards challenging targets and manage time effectively.
  • Educated to degree level or hold a relevant occupational qualification in the subject area.
  • Relevant teaching qualification or willingness to work towards one.
  • A*-C in maths and English.
  • Experience of teaching up to Level 4 in Counselling.

  • Who we are

    North Hertfordshire College (NHC) is a further education college with over 3,000 full time students across a wide range of areas of learning.
    Everything we do at NHC is about helping students achieve what they want to be in life. That means helping them to develop both the knowledge and skills they need to progress in their chosen occupational area, and the employability skills that we know employers require of young people when they enter the world of work.
    NHC is part of the Hart Learning Group which also includes Hart L&D, a progressive learning and development business that helps business clients of all sizes to engage with emerging talent, and the Hart Schools Trust – a burgeoning multi-academy trust which sponsors a small number of schools in our local community.
    We are currently working towards an ambitious five-year strategy. We want NHC to be Outstanding by 2018. To realise our strategy, we need the best people around. We’re building an amazing team, all of whom share our passion, pace and commitment to helping our students achieve what they want to be in life.

    Salary: £31.95 an hour at Level 4

    How to apply: To apply please send a CV and one-page cover letter to recruitment@nhc.ac.uk or contact Samantha Marriott, Course Coordinator.

    Counselling Course Tutor at CPTA (Counselling & Psychotherapy Training Academy)

    Job Type:  Part time – hourly rate contract Location: Tutors required for Reading, Guildford, Oxford, Dorset, Brighton, London, Bromley, Faversham, Tunbridge Wells and Hastings Job Description:

    Course tutors required for all level courses: L2 Counselling Skills, L3 Counselling Studies, L4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling, L5 CBT, L5 Psychotherapeutic Counselling and L6 Counselling Supervision.

    Salary: Paid hourly – range £28 to £32 per guided teaching hour, depending on experience and qualifications

    Closing date: Ongoing recruitment of tutors next academic year Sept 2021 to September 2022

    How to apply:  Apply with CV stating your general availability and preferred location, daytime & /or evening, to Rachel Streeter rachel@cpta.org.uk and we will provide further information on options, opportunities, and terms.

    Counselling Tutor - Chichester College Group in partnership with Cara Counselling Training

    Job Title: Counselling Tutor Job Type: Part-time Sessional Location: Worthing College, Worthing, West Sussex Job Description:

    We are looking for sessional tutors to teach and support part time students on our counselling courses. Cara Counselling Training work in partnership with the Chichester College Group; the provision is currently expanding, and we are looking for dynamic individuals to join our team.

    The current counselling provision includes: Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills, Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Theory, and the Level 4 BACP Approved Practitioner Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling. All our courses are co-tutored, the tutors share the responsibilities of delivering, supporting, and assessing, equally and collaboratively. All course materials and resources are provided to ensure continuity throughout, our aim is to provide a high-quality experience with outstanding outcomes.

    Applicants need to be available to teach evening sessions in addition to daytime and must be a qualified counsellor and BACP registered or equivalent. We also require applicants to hold a teaching or training qualification or be in the process of obtaining one.

    So, if you have energy, enthusiasm, and passion for both counselling AND education, then please get in touch!

    Salary: £26.50 - £30.00 per hour depending on experience

    How to apply:  Please express your interest by submitting a current CV and covering letter to Deborah Flynn-Harland (07846 601228) at deborah@caracounselling.training.co.uk

    Counselling Tutors - Collaborative Counselling Academy Ltd.

    Job Title: Counselling Tutors for CST-L3 – Certificate in Counselling Studies, TC-L4 – Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling and PC-L5 – Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling Job Type: Part time Location: Collaborative Counselling Academy Ltd, Stevenage, Hertfordshire Job Description:

    Collaborative Counselling Academy (CCA) is a Hertfordshire based CPCAB college, staffed by established tutors. Currently all of our courses are delivered online via Zoom. When Covid-19 eventually allows, we will be based at Marriott’s School with access to excellent facilities. Our tutor team of seven are successfully delivering Level 2- 4 this academic year. We are adding further courses from October 2021 and are looking to expand our teaching team.

    Person Specification:

  • Qualified to at least Level 4 and to be a practising counsellor
  • 2 years supervised counselling practice or minimum 450 counselling hours
  • Supervision qualification or experience of supervising groups or individuals in a counselling setting (CST-L3)
  • Supervision qualification or 1-year experience of providing supervision to groups or individuals in a counselling setting (TC-L4/PC-L5)
  • To hold or be working towards Level 3 Award in Education and Training (All Levels)
  • To be a member of BACP (a requirement if delivering the TC-L4 BACP Approved course)
  • To be a member of a professional association for counselling and psychotherapy (CST-L3/TC-L4)
  • 40 hours personal therapy
  • Willingness to work with co-tutor and in the wider tutor team
  • Available to attend monthly team meeting outside of teaching hours
  • Passion and interest in developing students and the counselling profession
  • Salary: You will be employed at a rate of £35/hour. Hours dependant on the course you will be delivering.

    Closing date: September 2021 

    How to apply: Please get in touch with your CV and/or any questions. Please see our website www.collaborativecounselling.academy or call 07957 312 315 (Kate) or 07504 959227 (Chris)

    Counselling Tutors - Listening Post

    Who we are:

    Listening Post is a small and friendly team, delivering counselling to people in the Gloucestershire area and training those who want to become a counsellor, up to a Level 4 Diploma.

    What we need:

    We are currently looking for part-time tutors to join our growing training team to deliver our Foundation Course in Counselling Skills (Level 2 & 3) and our Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (Level 4).

    Why you should apply:
    If you:
    • have a therapeutic counselling qualification at level 4 or above (420 taught hours).
    • are in current supervised counselling practice, ideally with a minimum of 450 hours of counselling.
    • have a supervision qualification or experience of supervising groups or individuals in a counselling setting.
    • have a teaching qualification or are willing to work towards one.
    • have experience of teaching and assessing at Level 2 & 3 or above, ideally for at least two years.
    • have a desire to shape the next generation of counsellors in an integrative model of Person-Centred and Psychodynamic approaches.

    Then you're just the person we're looking for and we would love to hear from you.

    When we need you:

    We need tutors to start with immediate effect. You should be available to teach one afternoon and evening session per week over three terms plus some Sunday workshops during the academic year.

    How to apply:

    For an application pack please contact Linda Bullock at Listening Post on 01452 383820, linda@listeningpost.org.uk. If you feel an informal chat would be helpful before applying please do not hesitate to contact us.

    Listening Post Counselling Service
    St Aldate Church, Finlay Road, Gloucester, GL4 6TN
    01452 383820 | lpostcounselling@listeningpost.org.uk | www.listeningpost.org.uk
    Registered Charity no. 1013442

    Place2Be Volunteer Counsellors - Nationwide

    If you are a qualified or trainee counsellor/therapist, or clinical psychologist and would like to work therapeutically with children, this is a fantastic opportunity to develop your skills in a primary or secondary school setting. We provide on-site same day supervision, developmental training and possible career progression within the organisation. Placements are generally one day per week, for one academic year, term time only. Half day placements may be available in some areas.

    To apply: visit www.place2be.org.uk/volunteer or contact the Volunteer Recruitment Team on 020 7923 5533 or volunteers@place2be.org.uk.

    Volunteer placements for counselling students - London

    London Young Counselling is an organisation which provides counselling and mental health support to secondary schools across the UK. Their service works closely with schools to provide 1:1 counselling sessions to students weekly, during their school day.
    London Young Counselling offers placements to people currently in their second year of a counselling course as well as qualified counsellors, all through the year. They expect counsellors to be able to commit to at least one academic year and be able to commit to at least a 3 hour placement slot per week. London Young Counselling cover the costs of insurance, DBS checks and necessary training for volunteers of the service.
    If you would like to apply for a placement with London Young Counselling, please head to their website.