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) in Wales, Kent, the South West and Northern Counties 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

Counselling IQA (Variable hours) - RHACC, Richmond Upon Thames

Job Purpose:

  • To teach, carry out assessment and undertake internal quality assurance on Counselling course from L2, L3 and L4. Must have experience of teaching on L4 and carrying out the IQA on all levels.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To deliver a programme of teaching in line with the Awarding Body specification for the curriculum area. 
  • Fully understand the National Standards and qualification specifications for the Qualification being assessed
  • Be able to interpret the knowledge requirements in ways that are appropriate to candidates at all levels.
  • Liaise with the Programme Leader, Course Tutors and Internal Quality Assurer as appropriate to track progress, standardise assessments and maintain quality standards.
  • Prepare evidence for inspection by the External Quality Assurer and meet when required.
  • Ensure the full embedding of all Equal Opportunities policies and Health & Safety requirement (including Safe Learner Concept) are complied with and that all candidates are given fair access to assessment.
  • Prepare quality assurance materials for termly standardisation meetings.
  • Be able to assess by direct observation of the candidates’ practice as specified by the Evidence Requirements. (Assessor only)

General Duties:

  • To commit to ongoing professional development by undertaking job related training
  • To contribute to the planning and development of the service as a member of the team
  • To have a duty of care to yourself and others regarding Health and Safety issues and ensure that the College’s Health & Safety Policies and Procedures are implemented
  • To actively promote the College’s Equality & Diversity policy, encouraging staff awareness and participation in all areas
  • To actively promote the College’s safeguarding policy and be aware of your responsibilities to report concerns
  • To carry out duties pertinent to the scope of the post as directed by the Principal or other senior managers of the College
  • The above are the key accountabilities as currently defined; they are not listed in priority order and should not be taken to be so. These accountabilities may be subject to periodic review, and the post holder will be expected to take on such variations as are consistent with the level of responsibility and purpose of the post.

    Salary: £25.48 - £30.52 per hour (including holiday pay) depending on experience

    Closing Date: 20th September

    How to apply: Visit https://jobs.rhacc.ac.uk/Vacancy.aspx?ref=RACC059-20

    Contact details:  HR@rhacc.ac.uk

Counselling Tutor (Variable hours) - RHACC, Richmond Upon Thames

Job Purpose:

  • To deliver engaging learning sessions for a range of learner groups and ability levels, ensuring high levels of learner satisfaction with the College and its services. To advise line manager of ideas for developing and promoting sessions/courses to increase learner numbers and attract new learner groups.
  • Where applicable, to undertake scheduled teaching on qualification provision (on College site and in outreach centres), assessment, educational guidance, preparation of learning materials and assignments, arrangements for examinations, feedback and marking of students’ work, invigilating and marking of examinations, and administration of own courses.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Deliver excellent teaching and learning to a range of learner groups
  • Complete the administrative work specified by line manager, including timely completion of registers, lesson planning documentation, schemes and records of work, and where applicable, E-ILPs, learner tracking and monitoring documentation, preparing course outlines and various forms of learner reports
  • Contribute to the College processes of collecting and responding to learner feedback.
  • Implement learner-centred assessment strategies in accordance with College policies, which provide constructive and developmental feedback.
  • Adopt a consistent and constructive approach in dealing with learner behaviour in accordance with the College’s disciplinary and fitness to study policies.
  • Embed English, mathematics and employability skills as appropriate.
  • Adopt procedures and practices to create safe working environments and enforce any health and safety standards in the area of work, ensuring all learners understand and comply.
  • Ensure that equipment and materials are treated with respect by classes for which they are responsible and that laboratories, computing rooms and other teaching areas are left clean and tidy.
  • Keep abreast of developments in specialist field/subject area, especially in the theory and practice of education, the use of ILT and other resources to stretch, challenge and meet learner’s individual needs.
  • Participate fully in staff learning and development activities, including teaching, learning and assessment practices, attendance at course team meetings and undertake training or re-training as required.  
  • Participate in the marketing and recruitment of new learners and actively be engaged in induction activities for new learners
  • Be an ambassador for the College and propose any ideas that may help to promote and extend the College’s reputation and its business efficiency

General Duties:

  • To commit to ongoing professional development by undertaking job related training
  • To contribute to the planning and development of the service as a member of the team
  • To have a duty of care to yourself and others regarding Health and Safety issues and ensure that the College’s Health & Safety Policies and Procedures are implemented
  • To actively promote the College’s Equality & Diversity policy, encouraging staff awareness and participation in all areas
  • To actively promote the College’s safeguarding policy and be aware of your responsibilities to report concerns
  • To carry out duties pertinent to the scope of the post as directed by the Principal or other senior managers of the College

The above are the key accountabilities as currently defined; they are not listed in priority order and should not be taken to be so. These accountabilities may be subject to periodic review, and the post holder will be expected to take on such variations as are consistent with the level of responsibility and purpose of the post.

Salary: £25.48 - £30.52 per hour including holiday pay

Closing Date: 20th September

How to apply: Visit https://jobs.rhacc.ac.uk/Vacancy.aspx?ref=RACC059-20

Contact details:  HR@rhacc.ac.uk

Counselling Tutor/s – Sutton College, Surrey

Job Title: Counselling Tutor L2 Certification in Counselling Skills, Counselling Tutor L3 Counselling Studies Certificate, Counselling Tutor L4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling, Counselling Tutor L5 Psychotherapeutic Counselling Diploma Job Type: Part time Location: Wallington Centre (please note: The first term is likely to be delivered online (training is available) Start date: Sept 2020

Job Description:

Sutton College are currently seeking dynamic and experienced Counselling Tutors who can teach either L2 Certification in Counselling Skills, L3 Counselling Studies Certificate, L4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling or L5 Psychotherapeutic Counselling Diploma. We are very interested in tutors who are able to support students to:

  • Take the next steps in professional counsellor training to specialise whether in the voluntary, statutory or private sectors
  • Learn how useful theoretical concepts are proving to be in their own client work
  • Prepare for work as a professional counsellor in an agency setting
  • Go on to study progressive levels in Therapeutic Counselling

We are particularly looking for tutors with a passion for the subject, good subject knowledge, and a desire to develop pre-practitioner training for future counselling professionals. Professional counselling experience is preferred, and a level 4 teaching qualification is essential. Some experience of Google Classroom and partial online delivery is desirable, though training is available.

Salary: LBS tutor scale range £22.44 – £36.35 depending on qualifications and experience

Closing date: Friday 11th December 

How to apply: Please follow the link for application form that should be completed and returned to jobs@suttoncollege.ac.uk. For more information please contact Roy Lee Curriculum Leader – Vocational roylee@suttoncollege.ac.uk 0208 289 4700.

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

Level 4 Tutor - Synergie Counselling, Dudley

Synergie Counselling are looking to expand their Dudley Centre in the West Midlands, and have a vacancy for a Level 4 Tutor.

The ideal Candidates will be:

  • Qualified Counsellor to at least level 4 (CPCAB Preferred)
  • A Member of the BACP with a minimum of 450 hours of counselling practice
  • 2 years' minimum experience of delivering either a diploma or degree level training
  • Experience of teaching an Integrative Counselling Approach
  • Be in current clinical practice

Support is required for the remainder of this academic year 2018/2019 with a view to progress to teach The Level 4 CPCAB Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling Year 1, which will run on Saturdays from 10am to 4.30pm during the academic term time 2019/2020.

To apply: Please email your CV to Rene Bates.

For further information, please call Rene Bates on 01895 254660.

Counselling Tutors - CPTA (Reading, Guildford, Oxford, Brighton, London, Bromley & Tunbridge Wells)

Counselling Tutors required for this term and for 2019 with CPTA, Counselling & Psychotherapy Training Academy. CPCAB approved provider.

We are looking to expand on our counselling tutor teams in Reading, Guildford, Oxford, Brighton, London, Bromley & Tunbridge Wells.

Delivering CPCAB courses depending on experience and availability at L2 Counselling Skills, L3 Counselling Studies, L4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling and L5 CBT.

Day and evening part time teaching options available for new and experienced tutors.

Please register your interest by email, with CV, stating your general availability and preferred location, daytime and/or evening, to Rachel Streeter and we will provide further information on options, opportunities and terms.

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.