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.



Administration Assistant

Salary: £26,400 per annum
Hours: One year full time contact, with possibility to extend
Location: London/Hybrid working

We are recruiting an Administration Assistant to work with our Governance Team to provide high quality support services to various committees and groups within UKCP.

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Research and Education Officer

Salary: £29,900 per annum
Hours: 35 hours a week, full time
Location: Central London/hybrid working

Are you an ambitious individual looking to develop  their career? The successful applicant will work closely with members and volunteers to support and facilitate both research and education projects.

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Volunteer opportunities

Lay Trustee

We are seeking a lay person to join our Board of Trustees, which has overall governance responsibility for the charity. We are seeking individuals who are not UKCP members or employees and are not from a health or psychological profession.

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Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Committee Chair

We are seeking a Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Committee Chair to join UKCP. The ideal candidate will have a passion and extensive understanding of EDI matters.

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