Research and Education Officer

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.

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

Would you like to work in a dynamic forward-looking organisation and make a difference in mental health?

The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP), the UK’s leading psychotherapy membership body, is seeking a motivated individual to join its Content and Engagement team.

UKCP is driven by its strategic objectives, of which research is one. Our goal is to carry out appropriate research and use findings to promote psychotherapy and psychotherapeutic counselling as well as inform our members' training and development for the benefit of all. You will play a crucial role in achieving this objective. You’ll also support education best practice and working with academic partners as well as help the Education Working Group to promote and develop psychotherapy education.

This is an exciting time to join UKCP as we are in the discovery period of a change programme.

The role offers exceptional exposure to an ambitious individual looking to develop and build their career. The successful applicant will work with the Senior Research and Policy Officer and work closely with members and volunteers to support and facilitate both research and education projects.

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

  • 25 days annual leave, plus 8 days bank holidays
  • Additional paid leave over the Christmas period
  • Flexi-time scheme
  • Employer contribution to pension scheme (company or private)
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Interest-free season ticket loans
  • Cycle to work scheme

For full details, please download the job description and person specification.

To apply please send your CV and covering letter to glen@charitypeople.co.uk.

Closing date: Monday 22 August 2022
Interviews: Thursday, 1 September / Friday, 2 September 2022

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