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How to apply

If you feel that Help Counselling is a good fit for you and would like to apply for one of our trainee placements, first please check that you have all of the minimum requirements below. A more complete set of terms and conditions can be found in our Trainee Counsellor Contract.

Essential requirement checklist:

  • Be enrolled on a BACP/UKCP approved postgraduate level counselling course
  • Be a member of BACP/UKCP
  • Who have been cleared by their training organisation to work with clients
  • Adhere to BACP/UKCP guidance for counsellors in training on ethical practice
  • Be in ongoing psychotherapy with a qualified therapist throughout the duration of your placement
  • Provide two satisfactory references (one of which should be your current supervisor)
  • Fulfil requirements as defined within the contractual procedures and policies of the organisation (see contract above)
  • Provide a DBS disclosure or be willing to obtain one with Help
  • Provide proof of individual professional indemnity insurance coverage £1m

If you do, then please download and complete this application form and send to us in an email to [email protected]

One of our senior clinicians will be in touch to review your application.