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1. Supervisors

We are looking for supervisors who would be interested in talking to us about joining the supervision team for both the BPC-accredited Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling and for existing experienced counsellors working within our service. Supervisors must be experienced in supervising Psychodynamic work and be either BPC-accredited or registrants of an equivalent body such as UKCP or BACP.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Amanda Cook on This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or Denise Kilgannon on This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it (Heads of Counselling) or call 01453 766310.

 

2. Counsellors

We are looking for experienced counsellors to join our services.

Counsellors must be accredited with BACP, BPC or an equivalent professional body. We have vacancies for counsellors to work with Adults, Couples, Families and Children and Young People.

For an informal discussion please contact Amanda Cook or Denise Kilgannon (Heads of Counselling) on  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

3. Vacancies for Visiting Lecturers / Work Discussion Group Lead / Experiential Group Lead / Individual

Supervisors / Tutors - Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust, MA Psychological therapies with children, young people, and

families (M34) (Validated by the University of Essex, Delivery at the Gloucestershire Counselling Service, Stroud from September 2019)

We are seeking qualified and accredited individuals with substantial experience in work with children and families to join the course team in a variety of roles (as above) from September 2019.

This innovative 2 year course equips people to work therapeutically with children, young people and families.  It is also accredited by the British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC) through membership of the Tavistock Society of Psychotherapists (TSP).  It is intended for those working in a voluntary or statutory sector setting with children and families including counsellors, social workers, teachers, psychotherapists, creative arts therapists, child and adolescent primary mental health care workers, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) practitioners, occupational therapists and nurses.

The course provides an understanding of essential issues in therapeutic work with children, young people and families, the latest developmental science, research and theory into childhood and family development. It includes key presenting issues and evidence based practice in relation to these and it is underpinned by psychodynamic and systemic therapeutic concepts. The course will develop sophisticated observational and assessment skills for use in practice and for working with inter-professional colleagues and agencies.

Trainees who successfully complete the 2 year course and required clinical development are eligible for British Psychoanalytic Council registration as a Psychodynamic Psychotherapist working with Children, Young People and Families.

You can find full details of the course and its delivery at GCS in Stroud here: https://tavistockandportman.nhs.uk/training/courses/psychological-therapies-children-young-people-and-families-m34g-stroud/

Hours and place of work

Groups will run every Thursday during term-time in Stroud for 1.25 hours.

The positions advertised and the numbers of vacancies are subject to cohort size. Staff will be employed by the Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust as Visiting Lecturers with the base location in Stroud. The VL contract rate is £52 for each 1.25 hour session plus allowances for meeting attendance and marking work.

A Role Descriptions can be obtained from This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or by calling GCS on 01453-766310.

For an informal discussion about the positions please contact Tessa Weir-Jeffery, Course Lead ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ).

Application is by letter of application supported by a current CV.  Applications should be submitted by e-mail to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or by post.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Wednesday 3rd July 2019.

Interviews will be held in Stroud on Thursday 11th July 2019.

 
BACP
British Psychoanalytic Council

GCS specialises in providing counselling and training of counsellors to professional standards. GCS was established in 1980 and has over 60 counsellors offering high quality affordable, counselling to the community of Gloucestershire in venues across the county including Stroud, Gloucester, Cheltenham, Tewkesbury and Cirencester. All our counsellors are supervised and managed within GCS and work within the BACP ethical framework. Some of our counsellors are counsellors in training; they work to the same standards as our qualified counsellors.