Senior Clinical Advisor

One-Year Contract for Maternity Cover

Part-time (Full Time Equivalent 0.6 where FTE 1.0 is 37 hours per week)


£59,121 per annum FTE 1.0, £35,472 pro-rata 0.6 FTE (0.6 FTE is preferred. 0.4 or 0.5 FTE may be available subject to negotiation)

Scale P09 £59,121 FTE1 (£35,472, pro-rata)

The British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP) is the lead organisation for Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in the UK and Ireland. We were established over 40 years ago and have grown to more than 13,000 members. We are developing in many ways and are recruiting a Senior Clinical Advisor to cover maternity leave. This post is advertised to provide 12-months cover but may be extended and where we will consider applications from those seeking a secondment to fill this fantastic opportunity. This position is aimed largely at providing the Board with enhanced strategic support and representing BABCP at important stakeholder events across the UK and Republic of Ireland, all of which are currently remote. 

The Senior Clinical Advisor role has helped develop our profile and establish a growing national presence. You will provide insight and understanding of clinical developments in CBT and implications to BABCP. A key element is to represent BABCP to engage and influence policy development and provide feedback to the Board and other senior staff to help inform future strategy. You will also lead on our Public Patient Involvement strategy. You will report to the CEO on a day-to-day basis but will be supervised by the President and Honorary Secretary for the Board.  

Part of a growing and developing organisation, you will have extensive knowledge of CBT and its evidence base and have knowledge of talking therapy practice across all health settings. You will understand organisational and strategic development whilst appreciating the requirements of supporting our membership. You will bring highly developed written and verbal communication and presentation skills and you will possess an established network of contacts you can utilise for the best advantage of BABCP. 
This position is home-based. You will be part of an energetic and committed team exceeding twenty staff normally operating at our Bury head office. You will play a key role as a senior staff member in helping the organisation continue to grow. 

To apply please submit your CV with a supporting statement not exceeding 250 words informing us how you meet the requirements of our personal specification for the role, and a covering letter by 9am Tuesday 9 March. Applications and queries regarding the process can be made via Please make enquiries regarding the role to CEO, Ross White, via  

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