Lecturer in Counselling and Psychotherapy x 2

Opening Date:
31 Aug 2022
Closing Date:
21 Sep 2022
Salary Range:

About the vacancy:

The Department of Social Sciences at the University of the West of England (UWE) Bristol is seeking to appoint two x 0.5 FTE Lecturers in Counselling and Psychotherapy (Fixed term for 12 months). The successful applicants will be Counsellor or Psychotherapist with recent practice experience, registered (at minimum) with appropriate professional statutory or regulatory body, with a commitment to innovative and high-quality teaching.

The posts are based in the Counselling and Psychotherapy team within the interdisciplinary Department of Social Sciences within the Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences. Our staff are professional practitioners and researchers at the forefront of their specialist areas. Our students benefit from their cutting-edge insight, practical experience, and innovative approaches to teaching. We collaborate closely with employers and stakeholders to ensure that our curricula remain current, topical, and relevant to societal needs.

About you

The successful applicants will join a team who teach across the Certificate in Counselling Skills and the MA in Counselling and Psychotherapy programmes. We are seeking to appoint Lecturers with practice experience who will be able to contribute to integrative programmes and provide clinical and research supervision, workshops and lecturing, which provide highly regarded professional trainings and which have impact in the immediate locality and beyond.

Where is the role based?

This post is based at our lively Frenchay campus where we have invested in the latest facilities and resources to give both our staff and students access to everything they need to succeed – £300m has been invested in new state-of-the-art learning spaces and accommodation while we continue to develop incredible new facilities to enhance our offer even further.

In addition to progressive pay rates, we offer a wide range of employee benefits including:

  • a generous holiday allowance of 35 days pro rata
  • up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year
  • flexible working
  • excellent defined benefit pension schemes
  • access to employee assistance programme
  • 1st month free to our Centre for Sport facilities for all new starters
  • family friendly policies and wellbeing initiatives
  • onsite nursery at our Frenchay Campus.
  • Retail savings via the Wider Wallet scheme
  • option to participate in the cycle to work scheme

We also boast an excellent in-house Learning & Development team who provide a wide variety of in-house training courses and development programmes and our Academic Practice Directorate supports our academic colleagues to ensure the highest in professional teaching standards.

Further information

If you would like an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Dr Zoe Thomas via email: zoe2.thomas@uwe.ac.uk

These are two x 0.5FTE for 12 months fixed term posts.