We are looking for experienced counsellors to join our services.  We have vacancies for counsellors to work with Adults, Couples, Families and Children and Young People across Gloucestershire.

Counsellors MUST be accredited with BACP, BPC or an equivalent professional body.

For an informal discussion please contact Amanda Cook or Denise Kilgannon (Heads of Counselling) on [email protected] or [email protected]


We are looking for supervisors who would be interested in talking to us about joining the supervision team for both the BPC-accredited Dipolma 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 [email protected] or Denise Kilgannon on [email protected] (Heads of Counselling) or call 01453 766310.

GCS aims to be an equal opportunity employer but unfortunately not all our premises are accessible. Further information can be provided.  GCS welcomes applications from suitably qualified applicants from all sections of the community.



Tavistock & Portman NHS Trust, MA Psychological therapies with children, young people and families (M34)

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 2020.

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.

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.

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.

The Role Description and application form for these vacancies can be obtained by e-mailing [email protected].

For an informal discussion about the positions please contact Tessa Weir-Jeffery, Course Lead ([email protected]).

Application is by letter of application supported by a current CV.  Applications should be submitted by e-mail to [email protected] or by post.

The closing date for applications is Friday 5th June 2020 at 12.00.

Interviews will be held on Monday 15th June 2020.

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