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continue your journey with us

If you are passionate about offering either short or long term mental health support to a wide range of diverse clients within the community, then we would love to hear from you.

Here at Next Step, we support students to work within their training approach and modality. This provides the perfect opportunity for you to develop your practice and experience, whilst also working towards BACP, UKCP, NCS full qualification as a counsellor, psychotherapist, child therapist or relationship therapist. We invest in training and support your growth,

* Applications won't start now until 2025*

If you join our newsletter, there maybe a last minute placement come up or you can join for any up and coming positions etc.

For more information on placements please download our FAQS

What we offer:

  • Complete training

  • Free supervision and also have a Lead Mentor either in school or in house.

  • On-going CPD throughout the year free for all placements

  • Comprehensive support

  • Friendly and supporting environment

  • DBS checks free of charge if you need them before starting.

Important Before you apply:

  • All applicants must be approved as ready to practice and have counselling or psychotherapeutic student membership.

  • You will need to commit for a full academic year. 

  • The first 3 months of placement will be considered a probation period.

  • If you meet our criteria we may invite you to attend an interview.

  • If successful, you will receive an offer of placement, usual start dates are September

  • Please note that you will need an enhanced DBS, which we can coordinate for you if required.

  • Must be able to fulfil any of the placements secifications you have applied for.

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