We're 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.

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BACP roles

We're recruiting for the following roles. 

To apply, please send your CV and a letter of application to bacp_pod@bacp.co.uk

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Due to the large volume of applicants for our job roles, it may not always be possible to offer feedback to every candidate. If you haven’t heard back from us within four weeks, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful.

Accreditation Standards Development Facilitator - two roles available

BACP’s Accreditation Standards Development Facilitators support the Accreditation Lead and  Head of Professional Standards in the development and delivery of BACP's professional standards strategy. In this role, you'll do this through the review, development and implementation of accreditation schemes for individual members, courses and services based on evidence-based standards of education, training and practice that are defined in the SCoPEd framework and BACP competence frameworks.

Role profile - Accreditation Standards Development Facilitator

The roles are 21.75 hours per week over three days and for a two year fixed term contract. The salary is £43,418 pro rata. They're hybrid roles and require the post holders to occasionally attend BACP House in Lutterworth. The closing date for applications is 4 December with interviews on the week commencing 11 December. 

Benefits of working for BACP

Benefits of working with us include:

  • flexible working patterns 
  • remote and agile working opportunities 
  • part-time and job sharing opportunities
  • 25 days annual leave (pro-rata plus bank holidays) growing to 30 with long service
  • 15 different types of leave, including five paid mental health days off per year 
  • occupational health support
  • an anonymous 24 hour and seven day counselling service
  • a corporate yoga service, providing one to one tutoring for individuals with all levels of ability
  • free parking
  • a supportive and empowering organisational culture


There aren't any contracting roles available at the moment.