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We are a unique charitable foundation dedicated to therapy and training in its many different forms.  This combination of practice, teaching and learning enables us to provide an unrivalled service to people in need.

Our Vision:

  • A safe space that empowers individuals to manage their own lives and flourish

Our Values:

  • Community
  • Learning
  • Openness
  • Expertise
  • Professionalism
  • Compassion

Our Benefits: 

All our staff benefit from a competitive remuneration package, including: 

  • Opportunities for continued learning and development
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • 30 days holiday plus bank holidays, pro rata for part time staff
  • Membership of a contributory pension scheme with Aviva
  • Membership of the Health Assured Employee Assistance Programme
  • Season ticket loan after successful probationary period
  • Company sick pay after three months’ employment
  • Help with eyecare
  • Family Friendly Policies which includes flexible working, maternity, paternity, adoption and shared parental leave

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All applicants will be asked to complete an Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form.

Please note that both paid staff and volunteers are expected to sign a confidentiality agreement. It is a requirement for all employees to agree to the appropriate level of Disclosures and Barring Service check.

To view our Job Applicant Privacy Notice please click here.

Work Location:

Roles may be offered based on working remotely temporarily and subsequently from our London Bridge office.

Interviews:

Interviews will be undertaken remotely via video conferencing or in person.

For tips and guidance on video conference interviews, please click here.

Applications:

Applications to be emailed to humanresources@wpf.org.uk

We ask that you submit your CV and supporting information to humanresources@wpf.org.uk as soon as possible as we reserve the right to close vacancies at any time.
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Unfortunately, we are unable to give feedback to applicants who are not shortlisted; however, we will, if required, provide feedback to those who have attended an interview.
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We are currently recruiting for the following positions:

Vacancies:

Academic Standards Manager (Training Directorate)

Work Hours:  21 hours across 3 days (to include Mondays)

Salary:               £25,691 (£42,819 full time equivalent) per annum

The role is predominantly working online with some attendance at our offices at London Bridge.

We are looking for a qualified and experienced manager with higher education experience in quality and academic standards to join our training team at London Bridge.

WPF Therapy offers training in psychotherapy from introductory courses to full qualification.  The appointee will lead a small team and be accountable for the academic standards on all WPF training programmes, managing exam board processes and relations with the university and professional bodies, Student/Trainee support for programmes including managing learning resources and implementation and management of innovative strategies to develop the learning environment. This role has line management responsibility for the Learning Resources Centre staff, including academic tutors and reports to the Director of Studies.

For more information about this role, Job Description and Person Specification, please click on the link for a copy of the Academic Standards Manager- Candidate Information Pack.

Academic Standards Manager – Candidate Information Pack – October 2021

Please email your application to humanresources@wpf.org.uk

We look forward to receiving your application.

Deadline for applications:  12th November 2021

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Deputy Director of Studies

Salary:   £50,000 to £55,000 per annum (pro rata)

Hours:    28 hours per week (4 days per week)

Work Pattern:  Combination of office and home working

Location:  Our London Bridge office, 23 Magdalen Street, London SE1 2EN

This is an exciting time to join WPF Therapy as we look towards our future.

Founded in 1969, WPF Therapy has built a reputation on delivering high quality psychotherapy that is accessible to thousands of clients through affordable pricing and inclusive practice. We are committed to making sure that good therapy is accessible to those who need our help.

Our community is committed to lifelong learning and development which means there is the opportunity to develop professionally and personally whilst working with us.

We are now looking for a skilled Deputy Director of Studies who will support all aspects of training and contribute to the wider leadership and strategic aims of the organisation.

The successful candidate will have joint accountability for the management and performance of the training programmes.   They will coordinate the activities of those undertaking the roles of Programme Managers, Seminar Leaders, Tutors and Group Conductors, ensuring high performance and positive outcomes. They will be required to deputise for the Director of Studies when necessary.

For more information about this role, Job Description and Person Specification, please click on the link for a copy of the Deputy Director of Studies- Candidate Information Pack

Deputy Director of Studies- Candidate Information Pack – October 2021

As part of the interview process and prior to your interview with the panel, you will be required to undertake an online Behavioural Assessment. We would also like you to deliver a 10-minute power point presentation on a subject of our choice.

Please email your application to humanresources@wpf.org.uk

We look forward to receiving your application.

Deadline for applications:  26th November 2021

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Seminar Leader (Co-Leading) – Foundation Certificate in Counselling Skills (Mode 1)

October 2021 – July 2022 – Wednesday PM

An opportunity to teach on a popular and highly-rated counselling skills course

The WPF Foundation Certificate in Counselling Skills provides a grounding in basic skills of listening and responding and in counselling ethics. The course is designed both as a foundation for further training and also as a stand-alone training. We are currently recruiting for a Seminar Leader to co-lead seminars with another co-leader.

This course is online for Term One and in our London Bridge Office (23 Magdalen Street, London, SE1 2EN) for Term Two and Three. 

Applicants must be psycho­analytic psycho­therapists, group-analytic psychotherapists or psycho­dynamic psycho­therapists with teaching qualifications or significant teaching experience to lead the seminars.  You must be BACP accredited or registered with UKCP or BPC.  You will need to be able to demonstrate the application of principles of adult learning in groups.

Seminar Times:  Wednesdays 6.15pm – 7.45pm

Contact Hours:  1.5 hours per week over 30 weeks

Salary: £34,103 pro rata – Full Time Equivalent

Actual Salary: £1,975 All inclusive.  No holidays can be taken during term time.

For more information about this role, Job Description and Person Specification, please click on the link for a copy of the Candidate Information Pack

We ask that you submit your CV and supporting information as soon as possible as we reserve the right to close vacancies at any time.

Please email your application to humanresources@wpf.org.uk

Deadline for applications:   29th October 2021
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Administrative Officer (Training)

1 Full Time Position 

An opportunity to support staff and trainees on a popular and highly-rated psychotherapy training

We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic administrative officer to work with us from our offices at London Bridge.

The Administrative Officer provides broad based administrative support encompassing administrative processes within the whole organisation. The role includes working with validating and accrediting bodies, relating to students and academic staff and clients, assisting with programme recruitment and assessment, including enrolment and finance. The Administrative Officer will be expected to work collaboratively with the Training and Clinic Managers, and with the other team members.

Salary:          £26,500.00 per annum

Full time Post:

35 hours per week to be spread across 5 days – start and finish times to be agreed.

Some flexibility around the start and finish times will be required to cover changing business requirements.

(Including working on a Saturday rota)

Up to six Sundays a year are also required to be covered.

Location: The role is based at our London Bridge Office.

For more information about this role, Job Description and how to apply, please click on the link for a copy of the Candidate Pack

Training Administrative Officer – Candidate Information Pack – October 2021

We ask that you submit your CV and supporting information as soon as possible as we reserve the right to close vacancies at any time.

Please email your application to humanresources@wpf.org.uk

Deadline for applications:  29th October 2021

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