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.

BACP positively promotes diversity and inclusion throughout our organisation. We are committed to a fair and equitable application process and encourage enquiries and applications from people from diverse backgrounds and underrepresented communities.


BACP roles

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

When you save your CV and covering letter, please add your initials to the file name, this will help us track your application.

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.

Ethics Officer (Practitioner Based)

Our Ethics Officers support members to practice ethically in accordance with the BACP Ethical Framework for the Counselling Professions. In this role you'll offer informed and objective perspectives in response to ethical queries, assist with the creation of online procedures and member resources. 

Role profile - Ethics Officer

This is a role for 28 hours per week on a Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. The salary is £33,306 pro-rata per annum. The role is hybrid, with occasional working days at BACP House in Lutterworth. The closing date for applications is 15 May with interviews from 22 May.

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

Contractors and tenders 

External Consultant - Competence Framework

We’re inviting applications from experienced researchers to support an upcoming competence framework development project on relationship counselling.

Our competence frameworks set out the knowledge, skills and abilities required to deliver specific therapeutic modalities, or to work effectively with particular client groups or certain therapeutic contexts.