Lecturer in Counselling and Psychotherapy

Opening Date:
12 Aug 2021
Closing Date:
30 Aug 2021
Salary Range:

Please note this is a part time,0.6fte role

Applications are invited for the post of Lecturer in Counselling and Psychotherapy to contribute to the teaching, curriculum development, research and consultancy in this discipline area. In particular, we are looking to appoint someone to programme lead the PG Certificate in Education Mental Health Practice.

You will join a highly committed and expanding team that provide a range of degree and postgraduate programmes in Counselling and Psychotherapy with high professional standing and high standards. We expect that you would:

  • engage in the development and delivery of an innovative and flexible range of learning and teaching materials, including module design
  • provide high quality, accessible learning opportunities and an exceptional student experience in line with the University’s strategic objectives, ensuring that employability and ‘ real-world’ learning are at the heart of the curriculum
  • engage in research which influences cutting edge practice, informs and inspires a research-led curriculum and contributes to the Research Excellence Framework

The successful candidate will have at least a Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling or Psychotherapy and must be accredited by BABCP or BPS registered, plus have extensive experience of working with Children and Young people in a therapeutic context, preferably in an IAPT context.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect everyone who works for us to also share this commitment and to treat people with courtesy and respect.

Please note, unfortunately due to the SOC level and salary associated with this post we would be unable to sponsor any applicants requiring a Tier 2 (general) visa. For further information, please visit the following link: https://www.gov.uk/tier-2-general

If you wish to discuss your individual Visa arrangements in relation to this role, please contact us at HRUKVI@derby.ac.uk