Head of Training


We are looking for an experienced professional to join our vibrant and established team in Nottingham at an exciting time of continued growth and development. The Institute has a reputation for excellence, with nearly 30 years’ experience providing professional training in Psychotherapy and Counselling across a range of levels from Introductory to MSc programmes. Our degree courses are validated by Staffordshire University and are accredited by BACP (BSc programme) and UKCP (MSc programmes). If you are committed to high quality training, professional and ethical standards, research and innovation and have the necessary skills and experience we would love to hear from you.

The Head of Training will contribute to the strategic leadership of the Institute. They will lead, work alongside and support a diverse and established team of Programme Leaders and Tutors. We are looking for a skilled and experienced psychotherapist, trainer and supervisor who is UKCP registered. They must have experience of psychotherapy and counselling programme management, delivery and development.

Salary: 42,000 - 50,000 FTE

Hours: part time, 3 days per week, to include Tuesdays. 

Closing date:  7th January 2019. Interviews will provisionally be held w/c 21st January 2019.

For an application form and more information about the role, please visit: http://spti.net/institute/vacancies.shtml

Alternatively, please email Amanda Ackroyd, Business Manager, via amanda.ackroyd@spti.net


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Receptionist/Personal Assistant  

We are seeking a Receptionist/ Personal Assistant with excellent interpersonal and IT skills to work alongside the administrative team in a small but busy office. This is a permanent part time post, 20 hours per week, Tuesday – Saturday.  

The successful applicant must have at least 6 months administrative experience, preferably within an academic office, and must have excellent organisational, administration and IT skills. They must be educated to GCSE, or preferably A level equivalent. The post incorporates a wide variety of tasks and responsibilities hence the successful candidate will need to be flexible, adaptable and able to prioritise tasks. They will be able to work as part of a team and to use their own initiative. Excellent interpersonal skills, with a pleasant, confident and engaging manner are essential in order to respond to customer enquiries and work closely with current students, graduates and staff.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities include:

Receptionist ;

  • Receiving and assisting visitors and ensuring they are greeted promptly and courteously.
  • Answering telephone enquiries
  • Word processing and data inputting, maintaining databases (Access), receiving e-mails, responding, forwarding to the relevant person where necessary.
  • Sort incoming post, frank outgoing mail, shredding.
  • Assisting students with library queries, checking course reading lists, re-shelving books
  • Use of library loans database to return, renew and loan resources to students.
  • Ordering office and library supplies


Personal Assistant to the Senior Management Team  

  • Diary management
  • Minute taking and organising materials for meetings
  • Organise catering for meetings and open days.
  • Organising room bookings
  • Supporting SMT in events management
  • Buildings maintenance – monitoring of maintenance schedules, undertaking health and safety checks under the supervision of the Business Manager  


For full details of the tasks, duties and responsibilities, please refer to the job description.  

Location: Thiskney House, 2 St James Terrace, Nottingham city Centre

Hours: 20 hours per week, Tuesdays – Saturdays, 10.30am – 2.30pm  

Application procedure:   Please download an application form and return it to PA@spti.net. CVs will only be considered when accompanied by our application form.  

Closing date: 6th December 2018

Provisional interview date: 12th December  


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