Lecturer in Counselling

Opening Date:
12 Jul 2022
Closing Date:
8 Aug 2022
Salary Range:

Are you a highly motivated Lecturer in Counselling with current experience of working within the counselling/psychotherapy sector?

We are appointing a Lecturer in Counselling to join our Lecturing Team. You will have significant experience of developing and delivering higher education counselling qualifications. You will have a primary role in supporting the delivery of person-centred counselling and psychotherapy at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, along with the delivery and further development of the Introduction to Counselling module. We are looking for someone who is willing to provide a range of innovative approaches to student learning and contribute to the further development and delivery of continuing professional development programmes.

We are seeking innovative, creative, high quality researchers, and scholars to foster a culture of exploration, discovery and intellectual challenge that generates international recognition, respect and engagement.

Successful experience of training counsellors and group facilitation/ experiential learning, a sound working knowledge of the Person-Centred Approach with some knowledge of other psychotherapeutic modalities, such as psychodynamic/ cognitive behavioural psychotherapy/ IAPT is required for this position. You will need a sound knowledge of the current national standards and Professional body requirements for professional counsellor training and practice. A supervision qualification would also be desirable.

Informal enquiries: Dr Elizabeth Bates (Principal Lecturer), Elizabeth.Bates@cumbria.ac.uk

In return, the University offers an attractive benefits package including 35 days’ annual leave plus statutory bank holidays, 25 research and scholarly activity days, support for professional development, support to achieve Higher Education Academy/Advance HE accreditation, mentor proviso in the first year of employment and opportunity for career development.

For more information about the University of Cumbria including the comprehensive staff benefits please click https://www.cumbria.ac.uk/about/job-vacancies/staff-benefits/

To apply, please click here: https://jobs.cumbria.ac.uk/XX072122-R