Can you help UKCP protect the public and enhance the reputation of the psychotherapy profession?
Do you have sound judgement and an ability to argue your point?
The UK Council for Psychotherapy is seeking new Lay members of the Professional Conduct Committee. As a member, you will oversee UKCP’s Complaints and Conduct Process which considers serious concerns about UKCP Psychotherapists and Psychotherapeutic Counsellors.
This is your opportunity to
- give back
- protect the public and
- work with the UK’s leading professional body for psychotherapy
Joining the PCC is a significant responsibility as your decisions have the potential to change lives.
- Have experience in complaints, fitness to practise, safeguarding or a decision-making role.
- Have the ability to make sound, impartial and well-reasoned decisions.
- You conduct yourself with integrity and have the respect of your colleagues.
- See the bigger picture and recognise the threats, trends and opportunities to help the UKCP protect the public
- You’re a team player – you listen to the opinions of others and make evidence-based decisions that have a lasting impact.
- You have the time – you’re able to attend online meetings every six weeks, usually for two hours in the morning, and to make sufficient time between meetings to scrutinise reports.
The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is the leading organisation for the education, training, accreditation and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors in the UK. Our register of more than 9,000 individual therapists is accredited by the government’s Professional Standards Authority (PSA). As part of our commitment to protecting the public, we work to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against therapists on our register.
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UKCP is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications to promote wider diversity on the Committee.
To apply please email your CV and a covering letter outlining your relevant skills and experience to email address firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing date: Thursday, 1 October 2021, 4pm
Interviews: Thursday and Friday, 28 and 29 October 2021