Clinical Lecturer – CBT and CAARMS

Opening Date:
7 Feb 2023
Closing Date:
28 Feb 2023
Salary Range:

We are seeking to appoint a part-time (0.40% fte) BABCP accredited Cognitive Behavioural Therapist to work as part of our CBT – Serious Mental Health Problems (SMHP) Postgraduate programme and our Comprehensive Assessment of At Risk Mental State (CAARMS) training. The successful applicant will work closely with the Deputy Programme Director responsible for leading the CBT-SMHP programme and the Programme Director for the CBT portfolio on our CAARMs training in the School of Psychology and Social Work, in the Faculty of Health Sciences. They will join a forward thinking and enthusiastic team to deliver first-class professional training to postgraduate trainees to develop key competencies in CBT for Serious Mental Health Problems, support health care practitioners in post registration training and support delivery of our CAARMs training. You will have a good degree in a relevant discipline and experience of training supervision in CBT. You will be able to work effectively as part of a teaching team, this may include leading modules and assessing trainee work. You will have experience of Serious Mental Health Problems, particularly in, but not limited to, the areas of Psychosis and Bipolar Disorder. This post provides an excellent opportunity for those who are passionate about improving services by developing high quality training within an academic context. Experience of using, and familiarity with, the CAARMS tool (e.g., has undertaken the CAARMS train the trainer programme) is desirable for this post.

The successful applicant will be based in the School of Psychology and Social Work within the Faculty of Health Sciences. The Faculty is vibrant and interdisciplinary delivering high quality teaching and research in Psychology, Social Work, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Clinical Psychology, Dementia, Nursing and a wide range of allied health disciplines. Together our researchers address a wide variety of nationally and internationally relevant topics such as dementia; addictions and substance misuse; long-term health conditions; adult and adolescent mental health; suicide prevention and postvention; health inequalities; homelessness; death, dying and bereavement; safeguarding children and adults; domestic abuse and service implementation and evaluation. Research in the Faculty is organised around research groups these include; Social and Psychological Research into Long Term Conditions (SPARC) and Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience.

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To discuss this role informally, please contact either Gavin Lawton (Programme Director of CBT) or Dr Karin Cooper (Interim Head of School) Email

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