BACP accreditation provides a quality standard which is recognised and valued throughout the counselling and psychotherapy professions.    

Our individual accreditation scheme is designed to recognise practitioners’ capacity for independent, ethical and competent practice. Accreditation is awarded through an in-depth application and assessment process.

Find out more about our individual accreditation scheme.

The role

We're seeking an assessor on a contract for service basis to help our accreditation team manage the demand for its services. Working from home, you'll be required to assess a variable number of applications according to service need, subject to an agreed monthly minimum. Training will be given and you'll need to take part in standardisation meetings every other month.

To be considered for this opportunity, you must:

  • be an experienced counsellor or psychotherapist
  • be an accredited member of BACP
  • have prior experience of assessment and standardisation
  • be committed to contributing to the maintenance and development of professional standards

For further information, please see the role profile or contact Marion Gossman, Accreditation Manager at

Contract assessor - role profile (pdf)

To tender for this role, please send your cv and a covering letter to Nicola Pickup, Contracts Manager at

The closing date for applications is 28 October 2019 with interviews in early November.