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1.Training Co-ordinator (STROUD)

18-21 Hours per week

Salary £18655 (pro-rata from 35 hours/week)

As the major training provider of counselling training in Gloucestershire, GCS trains counsellors to rigorous, professional standard. Experienced senior staff, seminar leaders, tutors and supervisors ensure the high standards of training and practice with which GCS has become associated. We offer a varied portfolio of training for counsellors and therapeutic practitioners, including a BPC-accredited Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling, counselling skills courses and a full CPD programme. Through our partnership with the Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust, we are establishing practitioner-level training for child and family therapists in the county.

We are now seeking a committed and enthusiastic person to fulfil a key role in the delivery of our training programe. Reporting to the Head of Training, the successful applicant will take responsibility for the administration of our training programmes, including managing bookings and enquiries, our course application processes, leading on projects such as moving our office systems to paperless operations and supporting the work of the busy training department.

You will need administrative and IT skills, and the organisational skills to help us further develop our therpautic training programmes. You will be practical, flexible and have excellent people skills with the ability to successfully and positively implement change. Empathy with the aims of the organisation and our clients is essential.

Please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for an application pack or call 01453 766310 if you would like to discuss the post further.

Closing Date: June 4th 2018 (Midday)

Interviews week commencing 11th June 2018

GCS offers a friendly and supportive work environment in the centre of Stroud, 25 days annual leave (pro rata) and a contributory pension. GCS aims to be an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Unfortunately our office premises in Stroud have restricted access.

2. Infant Observation Seminar Leader (Stroud)

Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust Postgraduate Certificate in Child, Adolescent and Family Mental well-Being: Multidisciplinary Practice ( Validated by the University of Essex)

Delivery at Gloucestershire Counselling Service, Stroud from September 2018.

We are seeking a qualified and accredited individual with substantial experience in work with children and families to join the course team as an Infant Observation Seminar Leader from September 2018. This award winning one-year part time course introduces the fundamental aspects of child, adolescent and family mental healthcare and practice, informed by psychodynamic and systemic theory.

You can find full details of the course and it's delivery at GCS in Stroud here:

Hours and place of work

Groups will run every Thursday during term-time in Stroud for 1.5 hours.

The positions advertised and the number of vacancies are subject to cohort size. staff will be employed by the Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust as Visiting Lecturers with the base location in Stroud. The Visiting Lecturer contract rate is £52 for each 1.5 hour session plus allowances for meeting attendance and marking work.

For an application pack or informal discussion about the positions, please contact Dr Tessa Weir-Jeffery, Course Lead on Tessa.w-j@gloscounselling or Jenny White, Course Manager on This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Closing date for applications: Friday 1st June

Interviews will be held in Stroud on Monday 11th June

3. Training Supervisors

We are looking for supervisors who would be interested in talking to us about joining the supervision team for the BPC-accredited Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling. Supervisors must be experienced in supervising Psychodynamic work and be either BPC-accredited or registrants of an equivalent body such as UKCP or BACP.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Mike Keating, Head of Training on This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call 01453 766310.


British Psychoanalytic Council

GCS specialises in providing counselling and training of counsellors to professional standards. GCS was established in 1980 and has over 60 counsellors offering high quality affordable, counselling to the community of Gloucestershire in venues across the county including Stroud, Gloucester, Cheltenham, Tewkesbury and Cirencester. All our counsellors are supervised and managed within GCS and work within the BACP ethical framework. Some of our counsellors are counsellors in training; they work to the same standards as our qualified counsellors. . The Moravia Store . buy cbd oil . george lindemann jr