Work for UKCP

If you choose to work for UKCP, you will join a passionate team of people striving to improve access to high-quality psychotherapies while ensuring the highest possible standards of excellence in our registers.

The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is the UK’s leading professional body for the education, training and accreditation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. We have over 11,000 individual members, and 75 training and accrediting organisations.

Staff working at UKCP enjoy a wide range of benefits including:

  • 25 days annual leave, plus 8 days bank holidays
  • additional leave over the Christmas period scheme
  • an employer contribution equivalent to 8 per cent of salary paid into a pension scheme (company or private)
  • flexi-time scheme
  • training and development opportunities
  • childcare vouchers
  • interest-free season ticket loans
  • cycle to work scheme.

Further benefits:

  • During the COVID-19 pandemic, UKCP staff have also been offered mental wellbeing support. This support consists of six sessions with a UKCP registrant. 



Complaints Assistant and Panel Secretary

£29,900.00 per annum
35 hours a week, full time

In this role you will be working in a welcoming and supportive team assisting UKCP in maintaining standards of excellence for the psychotherapy profession.

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Professional Standards Manager

15 months fixed term - Maternity Cover
£34,700.00 per annum
35 hours a week, full time

The successful applicant will work with and support the Complaints and Conduct Manager in the operation of UKCP’s Complaints and Conduct Process.

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Volunteer opportunities

Ethics Lead

As a lay person, you will play a lead role to ensure ethics is at the heart of our work by engaging closely with colleagues and members across the organisation.

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Executive Committee Member

The Executive Committee is responsible for leading the implementation of UKCP’s strategy and supporting the Chief Executive in developing and delivering the business plan within the overall strategic plan.

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