Lecturer in Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Opening Date:
22 Jan 2021
Closing Date:
7 Feb 2021
Salary Range:

Applied Health & Social Care

Location: Ormskirk
Salary: £34,804 to £39,152 per annum
Post Type: Full Time
Closing Date: Sunday 07 February 2021
Reference: EHT0362-0920-R

Your discipline. Your passion. Our success, together.

About You

You will have contemporary interdisciplinary experience, knowledge and practice in children and young people’s emotional health and wellbeing, whole school approach, IAPT, social care, youth work, psychology or education. Experience of delivering CBT informed interventions to children and young people is essential, supervisory experience and/or accreditation is advantageous. You should be able to effectively apply learning to real life situations, in delivering research informed teaching and practical experience across the Faculty of Health & Social Care portfolio. You will seek out and support new opportunities for curriculum development and contribute to the Department’s research reputation and to the development of relevant knowledge transfer activities. Therefore, this post may appeal to Children and Young People Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners, High or Low Intensity CBT or CBT informed practitioners, Psychologists, Registered Mental Health Nurses, Occupational Therapists and Social Workers or others.

To be successful you will further enrich our students’ experience through your expertise and subject knowledge, as evidenced through your qualifications and experience. In return, you will join a forward thinking and dynamic team that pushes the boundaries of curriculum development within child and adolescent mental health and wellbeing in particular and the health and social care sector in general.

About the Role

In 2019 the University was successful in securing national funding to deliver the Postgraduate Diploma in Education Mental Health Practice. The post arises from the EMHP/CAMHWs programmes’ success in recruiting high student numbers. The successful candidate will teach, carry out research and supervise students across the EMHP/CAMHW portfolio and the wider Applied Health and Social Care programmes. You will have contemporary interdisciplinary experience and knowledge / practice in child and adolescent mental health, therapeutic interventions, health, social care, youth work, child psychology or education. You should be able to effectively apply learning to real life situations, in delivering research informed teaching and enablement of students to link theory to practice.

You will be expected to support and where appropriate, contribute to the research profile of the department through the activities of one of our Research Units.


We want you to feel happy when you come to work and proud when you go home.

From the moment you join us you have the opportunity to enhance your skills. We offer various routes for progression, a range of specialist development sessions and academic development opportunities along with an award winning and comprehensive staff health & wellbeing programme (HR Excellence Awards 2017). This means you will receive a full academic induction, be enrolled if appropriate on our PGCTHE, benefit from the Edge Hill University CPD scheme (UKPSF) and our annual University Learning and Teaching day all to support your professional development.

This is just a taste of what we are able to offer you at Edge Hill University.