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We are seeking an experienced psychotherapy professional, with clinical and management experience, who is able to take responsibility for managing our clinical work in London. Please use your application to explain how your skills match those asked for in the job description and person specification. Please return a copy of the completed application form and a copy of the diversity monitoring form to Neil Morrans to arrive no later than 5pm on Tuesday 9 February. Applications must be submitted by email to

Remote interviews are scheduled to take place on Wednesday 17 February. Should you have any questions about the application process, or wish to speak to somebody about this post, please call Geraldine Ryan, Clinical Director on 0207 272 7906.

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We are seeking sessional therapists to work at our clinical centres in Finsbury Park, London and Digbeth, Birmingham and within our innovative programme of outreach therapy services across both cities. 95% of clients using our service are Irish born or of Irish heritage and we are especially keen to hear from therapists of Irish Heritage.

About icap

icap provides counselling and psychotherapy for the Irish community. In 2018/19 we provided 7576 hours of therapy. Nearly 75% of our client group have experienced childhood trauma and we have specialist expertise in working with adult survivors of institutional childhood abuse.

Our outreach services

Our outreach programme aims to reach Irish people in need of our services. We are proud that these services enable us to reach people who would not otherwise be able to access talking therapies. We provide counselling services at Ashford Place Day Centre, Lewisham Irish Community Centre (London) and at Birmingham Irish Association.

Pre-Covid 19, our Hearth service delivered home therapy for older frail and infirm Irish people. This service was delivered in partnership with the Irish Chaplaincy. We have also run group interventions for Traveller women, Irish women survivors of institutional abuse, a psychosocial support group for Irish men and a group for Irish carers in two separate locations. This autumn we are starting a psychosocial support group for women. All our groups are currently taking place via Zoom.

Our offer

  • – Interesting and varied caseload with the opportunity for short, medium and longer term client work
  • – Payment of £31 per hour for sessional therapists
  • – Free weekly group supervision at icap with an experienced supervisor
  • – Free attendance at 4 CPD events per year
  • – The opportunity to work within an experienced


We would love to hear from therapists who have:

  • – Completed full psychodynamic, psychoanalytic or integrative training recognised by BACP, UKCP or BPC
  • – Registration and accreditation with BACP, UKCP or BPC
  • – Three years post qualification experience
  • – Experience in working with survivors of childhood sexual abuse
  • – Experience in working with trauma
  • – Experience of working with immigrant groups including the Irish community
  • – Experience of providing time limited therapy


If you are interested in the above, please email your CV, including client and personal therapy hours to date to using the subject heading “Sessional Therapist Vacancies”.

Closing date: Open Recruitment

Please send your CV to

(£50 per hour)

We are seeking supervisors to join our clinical team. Along with supervising groups of three to four therapists undertaking in-house therapy with individual clients, we are seeking supervision for our outreach therapists and group facilitators. The successful candidate/s will also be available on a regular basis to attend our monthly supervisors’ meeting. These take place on the first Tuesday of each month between 12.00 and 1.30 pm.

About icap

icap provides counselling and psychotherapy for the Irish community. We have clinical centres in London and Birmingham and a national network of therapists working across Britain. We also deliver specialist outreach services, with community partners including a home therapy service for elderly housebound clients, a dementia service, men’s groups, a group for survivors of institutional abuse, a carers’ group and staff support groups for partner agencies.

We are in the process of developing a women’s group. In 2019-20, we provided 7576 hours of therapy. 95% of our clients are Irish. Nearly 75% have experienced childhood trauma and we have specialist expertise in working with adult survivors of institutional childhood abuse.
We provide four CPD events each year, with external speakers, along with regular in-house clinical team meetings and complex case presentations.
Supervisions and CPD events are currently taking place through Zoom.

Essential qualifications / experience / skills

  • – A recognised qualification in psychotherapy, and accreditation with BACP/ UKCP/BAP
  • – 5 years’ post-qualification experience
  • – An extensive understanding of psychodynamic psychotherapy
  • – An understanding of the issues facing Irish people living in Britain;
  • – Knowledge and understanding of the importance of measuring outcomes in therapy
  • – 4 years’ experience as a supervisor including experience of supervising therapists using a range of modalities
  • – Experience in supervising work with clients with a history of trauma and complex presentations
  • – Experience of supervising within an organisational setting
  • – Supervisors of group facilitators would need to have experience of supervising group work

If you are interested, please send your CV including the details of two professional referees to by Friday November 13th 2020.

For more information about the role, please email Geraldine Ryan on

We are currently not in a position to offer placements to psychotherapy trainees. However this is under review so please do check back soon.