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

Sessional Counselling Tutor – ATTFE College

Job Title: Sessional Counselling Tutor Job Type:  Part-time Location: High Pavement, Sutton-in-Ashfield, Notts, NG17 1BW Job Description:

Responsible and accountable to: Subject Leader Maths / Advanced Learner Loans Manager

Overall Responsibility and Accountability:

  • Delivery of outstanding quality learning to young people and adults through directly delivering appropriate learning in a range of Curriculum Areas.
  • To ensure that the quality improvement systems and processes of the service are consistently applied.
  • To deliver accredited and non-accredited courses.
  • To respond to changes in inspection frameworks, Awarding Body, or service requirements by producing appropriate learning programmes and materials.
  • Specific Responsibilities:

  • To ensure a robust Safeguarding is in place at all times to support and protect all learners and staff.
  • To ensure that all Safeguarding, Prevent and EDI procedures are adhered to and relevant policies and guidelines are followed and all mandatory safeguarding CPD adhered to in a comprehensive and timely.
  • To deliver accredited and/or non-accredited courses to an outstanding quality standard.
  • To assist in the development of the curriculum under relevant curriculum areas along with provision for learners with learning difficulties and disabilities and/or Family Learning.
  • To recruit, select, induct and assess young people and adults leading to the design of their individual learning.
  • To be responsible for the training, reviewing, assessment and recording of achievement in line with the Qualification framework and learning programme.
  • Providing learners with appropriate careers, education, information, advice, guidance, and support.
  • Administrative work associated with all teaching responsibilities to be completed and submitted in a comprehensive and timely way.
  • Statistics – provide statistical information as required.
  • To undertake peer assessment and internal verification.
  • To participate in personal development, identified in the learning programme.
  • To engage in performance management activities in line with Trust policy.
  • Involvement in the development, monitoring and evaluation of the organisation’s systems and procedures and quality assurance.
  • Keeping up to date with new legislation, procedures and techniques.
  • Taking reasonable care for the health and safety of him/herself and of other persons who may be affected by his/her activities and where appropriate, safeguarding the health and safety of all persons under his/her control in accordance with the provisions of Health and Safety legislation.
  • To ensure that learner/room risk assessments are fully completed and submitted in a timely way.
  • Exercising proper care in handling, operating and safeguarding any equipment or appliances provided and issued.
  • To organise and ensure the delivery of the agreed Learning Programme to all learners including Schemes of Work and Session Plans.
  • To ensure that a comprehensive teaching file is present in all classes with all mandatory ATTFE documentation present and up to date.
  • To ensure learner progress tracking is robust, submitted in a timely way and worked with to ensure the best outcomes possible for all learners.
  • To direct/co-ordinate the work of Learning Support Assistants in class.
  • To actively read the weekly staff newsletter to ensure the currency of all ATTFE / Trust communication.
  • To actively engage in all mandatory CPD along with staff meetings / briefings.
  • Undertake any other duties which may reasonably be regarded as within the nature of the duties and responsibilities/grade of the post as defined, subject to the proviso that normally any changes of a permanent nature shall be incorporated into the job description in specific terms.
  • Salary: Qualified rate: £18.81 p/hr (excluding holiday pay) £21.08 p/hr (including holiday pay)

    Unqualified rate: £16.34 p/hr (excluding holiday pay) £18.31 p/hr (including holiday pay)

    Expiry Date: 20th January 2021

    How to apply:  Please visit the website or email Charlotte Birch - c.birch@attfe.org.uk

    Lecturer in Counselling at Abingdon & Witney College

    Job Title: Lecturer in Counselling Job Type:  Permanent, part-time 29.6 hours per week Location: Abingdon & Witney College, Abingdon Campus Job Description:

    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 also 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.

    Salary: £27,051 - £36,651 per annum, pro rata

    Closing date: 27th January 2021, 11:59pm

    How to apply:  Complete the online application form at Working With Us - Abingdon & Witney College

    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.