We are always looking for people of the highest calibre whose knowledge, skills and experience will help us provide the best possible service. Most importantly, we want to make a difference to the lives of people, through supporting and promoting the counselling professions. Join us to make that difference happen.

Benefits of working for BACP

Benefits of working with us include:

  • pension scheme
  • flexible working
  • family-friendly policies including job sharing
  • a supportive and empowering organisational culture
  • generous holiday entitlement
  • occupational health support, including a confidential counselling service
  • salary sacrifice schemes including childcare vouchers and cycle to work
  • free parking
  • modern and friendly offices
  • a learning environment

Current vacancies

Partnership and advocacy lead (workforce)

We're looking for someone to develop and lead our strategy to represent and promote the counselling and psychotherapy professions to commissioners and employers. You'll help us exploit opportunities to increase the mental health workforce and engage with our members to understand their needs and concerns around employment. Overall, the aims of the role are to increase the number of members in paid employment and to increase the proportion of employers accessing counselling.

You should be degree-educated in social sciences or equivalent, and have experience within a large membership organisation. You'll need understanding and experience of the complexities in the commissioning of counselling and psychotherapy in multiple sectors, include the private, voluntary and public sectors. You'll also have excellent analytical, communications and influencing skills. 

This is a full time permanent role based in our Lutterworth office. Salary £40,976.

Find out more and apply - Workforce lead

Customer service manager

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced customer service manager to lead and manage a team of 11 advisors, delivering excellent customer service to our members and the public. As well as managing a customer service budget, you will manage and develop staff, instilling a customer-experience culture across the entire organisation.

This is a full time temporary role based in our Lutterworth office. Salary £37,000.

Find out more and apply – Customer service manager

Children, young people and families lead

We're looking for someone to develop and lead our strategy for counselling and psychotherapy for children, young people (aged up to 25) and families. You'll help us influence policy and decision makers to recognise mental health needs of this age group and the value of counselling.

You'll need a good understanding of the mental health needs of children and young people, and of counselling and psychotherapy. You'll have experience of developing and implementing successful organisation-wide strategies, and the ability to build relationships with a range of external stakeholders and partners.

This is a full time permanent role based in our Lutterworth office. Salary £43,650. Closing date for applications is 5pm on Thursday 20 September, interviews Wednesday 26 September.

Find out more and apply - CYPF lead