Clinical Lecturer – CBT – Mental Health Wellbeing Practitioner Training

Opening Date:
4 Jul 2022
Closing Date:
1 Aug 2022
Salary Range:

We are seeking to appoint 3 part-time (40% FTE) BABCP accredited Cognitive Behavioural Therapists to work as part of our Mental Health Wellbeing Practitioner (MHWP) Postgraduate programme team. The successful applicants will work closely with the Deputy Programme Director responsible for leading the MHWP programme in the Department of Psychological Health, Wellbeing and Social Work, in the Faculty of Health Sciences.

You will join a forward thinking and enthusiastic team to deliver first-class professional training to postgraduate trainees to develop key competencies in the MHWP role as well supporting health care practitioners in post registration training. The post holder 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. These posts provide an excellent opportunity for those who are passionate about improving services by developing high quality training within an academic context.

The successful applicant will be based in the Department of Psychological Health, Wellbeing and Social Work within the Faculty of Health Sciences. The Faculty is vibrant and interdisciplinary delivering high quality teaching and research in Nursing, Social Work, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Clinical Psychology, Dementia 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, delivery and evaluation. Research in the Faculty is organised around research clusters these include: Maternal and Reproductive Health (MaRH) and Social and Psychological Research into Long Term Conditions (SPARC).

To discuss this role informally, please contact either Gavin Lawton (Programme Director of CBT) e-mail:, or Dr Karin Cooper (Head of Department) e-mail: