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.

Vacancies

We're recruiting for the following roles.

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

Membership Marketing Officer

Our Membership Marketing Officer will deliver marketing communications to BACP members, and other key stakeholders, in line with BACP’s strategic direction. They'll support and progress marketing projects, specifically implementing the marketing communications aspects of the equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) strategy - working to embed best practice in all of BACP’s marketing and communications activity. 

Role profile - Membership Marketing Officer

This role is available for remote workers who don't mind infrequently visiting the office for meetings and team catch ups. The role is 36.25 hours per week and the salary is £29,064 a year. The closing date for applications is 8 August with interviews on the week commencing 15 August.  

Good Practice Lead

This role will lead on the development and review of our Good Practice resources to enable members to embed the BACP Ethical Framework and professional standards into practice, training and supervision. The role will require an experienced counsellor or psychotherapist with a good understanding of how the Ethical Framework is applied in practice and experience of editorial and publication processes.

Role profile - Good Practice Lead

This role is available for remote workers who don't mind infrequently visiting the office for meetings and team catch ups. The role is 21.75 hours per week and the salary is £25,291 a year. The closing date for applications is 17 August with interviews on the week commencing 22 August. 

Ethics Lead Role

This role will lead on our ethics workstreams which enable members to embed ethical and professional standards into practice, supervision, training and research. In this role, you'll have oversight of the Ethics Service, the development of Good Practice resources and will be responsible for ensuring that the BACP Ethical Framework is kept up to date.

The role will require an experienced counsellor or psychotherapist and supervisor with an excellent understanding of how the Ethical Framework is applied in practice. They'll have experience of delivering to organisational strategy, leading diverse teams, and project and budget management. 

Role profile - Ethics Lead Role

This role is available for remote workers who don't mind infrequently visiting the office for meetings and team catch ups. The role is 21.75 hours per week and the salary is £29,391 a year. The closing date for applications is 17 August with interviews on the week commencing 22 August. 

Professional Standards Officer (12 months FTC)

Our Professional Standards Officer provides day-to-day support for various workstreams and Project Leads across the Professional Standards department, and to support the production and maintenance of the BACP Ethical Framework and Good Practice resources as required.

Role profile - Professional Standards Officer Role

This role is available for remote workers who don't mind infrequently visiting the office for meetings and team catch ups. The role is 29 hours per week and the salary is £23,819 pro rata a year. The closing date for applications is 23 August with interviews on 30 and 31 August. 

Associate Solicitor (two year FTC)

In this role you'll support the legal functions of the Association by providing legal advice to support our business objectives. This will involve providing advice on all aspects of professional conduct and fitness to practice cases, as well as issues relating to the Register, which supports the objective of public protection and provides clerking in-house.

Role profile - Associate Solicitor

This role is available for remote workers who don't mind visiting the office for meetings and team catch ups. The role is 36.25 hours per week and the salary is £46,676 a year. 

Benefits of working for BACP

Benefits of working with us include:

  • flexible working patterns 
  • remote and hybrid 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, including an anonymous 24/seven counselling service
  • a corporate yoga service, providing one to one tutoring for individuals with all levels of ability
  • free parking and free fruit for on-site staff 
  • a supportive and empowering organisational culture