Lay Trustee

Do you have an interest in, and understanding of, psychotherapy or psychotherapeutic practice? Could you help set our strategy and policy, evaluate our performance and ensure that we comply with our governing documents and charitable objectives?

The UK Council for Psychotherapy is seeking a lay person to join our Board of Trustees who is not a UKCP member or an employee and is not from a health or psychological profession.

We are a charity and the leading organisation for psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors in the UK. Alongside offering professional support for our members, we regulate the profession and promote access to psychotherapy for all.

Becoming a trustee is a great way to network and enhance your professional development. It will give you the opportunity to develop and hone your critical thinking, problem-solving and analytical skills as well as developing strategic sensibilities and team working skills. By becoming a UKCP trustee you will support and shape the work and strategic direction of an internationally recognised organisation.

Psychotherapy can help us in profound ways. It not only benefits the individuals receiving therapy, it also impacts their families, friends, colleagues and communities. At UKCP, we want to see mental and emotional wellness fully realised as a human right. Could you contribute to our work towards this?

For more details, please see the role description. 

UKCP is an equal opportunities organisation and we are committed to improving the diversity of our workforce. We encourage volunteers from all minority groups and will consider your application regardless of age, gender, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, disability, marital status, pregnancy or socio-economic background.

To apply: please email your CV and a covering letter outlining any relevant skills and experience you have to Alex Crawford, UKCP Governance Manager, at email: 

Deadline for applications is 5pm on Friday 9 September 2022. Interviews will be held w/c 12 September or w/c 19 September. 

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