Systemic Family Therapist

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Are you a newly qualified or experienced Systemic Family Therapist looking to join a supportive team of like-minded professionals?

Contract: Self-employed basis

Fees: Depending on experience and time commitment

Hours: Flexible – able to work days and/or evenings and/or weekends

Location: In person in South-West London and Online

Leone Centre is well-established London-based therapy and consultancy provider with a strong reputation for high-quality service provision offering a variety of services ranging from Individual Counselling & Psychotherapy to Family, Couple Counselling, Marriage Counselling, and Corporate Services.

Leone Centre associate therapists and consultants are all thoughtfully chosen for their experience and passion.

We have a unique opportunity for exceptional, passionate, and committed couple/family therapists to be an integral part of our team.

To get a feel for who we are, visit our website

Job Description:

As a Leone Centre Associate Couples & Family Systemic Psychotherapist, you will offer sessional, in-person and online counselling to couples and families with a broad range of relational issues.

Dependent upon your offered availability you would also be provided with free Supervision and Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

You will have a space to practice, (which includes all fixed costs,) with an assured flow of clients and be supported by a friendly team.

Our office and answering services will take care of enquiries and referrals so that you can focus on your clients and clinical work.

We require from you an outstanding level of motivation and commitment to our client group, alongside your ongoing development.

You will have a high degree of responsiveness to e-mails, referrals, and booking notifications, in line with Leone Centre policies and procedures. You will be proficient in using online scheduling systems, for which training will be provided.

Job Requirements:

To be considered for this role you will:

Hold an MSc qualification in Family/Systemic Psychotherapy.
Be a qualified member of AFT and registered with UKCP.
Excellent communication skills.
A confident, positive and empathetic approach.
Be experienced in offering Couples Therapy alongside Family Therapy.
Experience in working with a wide range of clinical presenting issues of varying degrees.
Ability to formulate a vision for the therapeutic process and management of a client’s presenting issues.
Are actively committed to your continual professional development.
Have your own professional indemnity insurance that includes worldwide cover.
Have a good capacity to manage calendar/mail/scheduling systems.

Additionally, you will also have:

The ability to work as part of a team.
A good understanding of professional guidelines and codes of practice.
Up to date ongoing continuing professional development (CPD).
Anti-Virus and Anti-Malware installed on your computer equipment.
Reliable internet connection.
Mobile phone.
A good understanding and commitment to confidentiality.
Sound knowledge of the General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR).


Working with an established organisation, committed to providing excellent services with a solid reputation.
Monthly supervision (depending on levels of availability/commitment).
Leone Centre raising your associate profile.
You do not pay for practice premises hire and are not left with a bill to pay if clients DNA or if you are on annual leave.
Our administrational service will ensure that new referrals can be booked and existing clients are able to leave a message.
Free Continuing Professional Development at Leone Centre.
Actively involved with the Leone Centre Team to help make a difference.
Be part of a friendly therapeutic network.

If you would like to discuss the role further prior to applying, please feel free to contact us.


To apply, please forward

Your CV
Proof of professional registration/membership
A supporting statement (see the below)

In your supporting statement (max 1 A4 page) please include:

What brought you to be a Systemic Family Therapist.
Your experience in working with Couples.
Your psychotherapeutic approach.
Qualifications & professional memberships.
Hours of practice
Preference for working face-to-face or online or a combination of the two.
Current availability to work in person and online / working hours preference / potential start date.
Current clinical practice (if applicable).
Website and/or counselling directory profile (if applicable).

If you are successful in reaching the interview stage we will send you an email invitation, along with further information about the Leone Centre and details about the working relationship between a therapist and the Centre.

Please note that we reserve the right to close this post before the deadline if we receive a high number of applicants and if you do not hear from us, please assume that you have been unsuccessful with your application this time.

Deadline: 09.05.2022

Job Category: Counsellor / Psychotherapist Couples Counsellor / Therapist
Job Type: Self Employed
Job Location: South West London
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