Membership Committee: registrant and lay members

We are currently looking for UKCP registered members and lay members to join our well-established Membership Committee on a voluntary basis.

The Membership Committee works with UKCP colleges and the regulation team to:

  • consider applications from organisations applying to join UKCP
  • oversee the removal process for re-accreditation and the registrant sample audit.

Key details for UKCP-registered applicants:

  • Must be a UKCP registered member for at least the last three years.
  • Previous experience on a UKCP committee is desirable, as well as an interest in regulatory matters.

Key skills that lay members bring to our committee:

  • To provide the committee with a broader perspective of membership processes.
  • A keenness to get involved with the assessment of applications received from organisations wishing to join UKCP.
  • Lay members must not be practising psychotherapy or psychotherapeutic counselling.

For full details of the role, including person specification and time commitment, please read the role description and more information for lay applicants. Committee members are reimbursed for expenses incurred (eg travel and accommodation) in carrying out their duties in accordance with the UKCP Expense Policy.

UKCP is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications to promote wider diversity on the Membership Committee.

To apply please email your CV and a short covering letter (200-300 words) outlining your relevant skills and experience to

Applications must be submitted by 5pm on Wednesday, 12 May 2021 and interviews will be held online by Zoom on Friday, 28 May 2021.


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