Senior Lecturer in Mental Health (CBT)

Opening Date:
26 Jan 2023
Closing Date:
26 Feb 2023
Salary Range:

Post Title: Senior Lecturer in Mental Health (CBT)
SBU/Department: School of Health and Social Work, Department of Nursing, Health & Wellbeing.
FTE: 1.0 FTE
Duration of Contract: Permanent
Salary: UH8 – £42,155 pa to £53,353 pa dependent on skills and experience.

The School of Health and Social Work, at the University of Hertfordshire, is seeking to enhance its highly successful BABCP accredited programmes by recruiting a Senior Lecturer to join the expert academic team. The successful candidate will take lead responsibility for the quality of the student experience and the co-ordination and implementation of all aspects of learning, teaching and assessment.

Main duties & responsibilities
As the successful candidate, you will work within the mental health team of the Department of Nursing, Health & Wellbeing, to undertake planning, teaching, assessment and evaluation of programmes of learning related to CBT, including IAPT.

You will be expected to engage in scholarly and research activity, promote and maintain the policy of equal opportunities and participate in other academic activities within the School and University. In addition, you will be required to teach and develop the curriculum within designated modules and have the potential to contribute to our short courses. Furthermore, you will perform administrative and quality assurance duties and will contribute to Programme Development teams, examination boards and the monitoring and review panels as appropriate. You will contribute to the wider development of mental health activity and support the multidisciplinary, collaborative and inter-professional culture within the school and university community. As the successful candidate, you will represent CBT/mental health both locally and nationally, contributing to departmental activities and national networks.

Skills and experience
You will have substantial proven experience of delivering high quality CBT approaches and have experience of providing supervision related to CBT practice, including high intensity IAPT. You will also have a record of publication and/or engagement in research or consultancy work. You will have complex interpersonal skills, particularly in written and verbal communication. You will also have a high standard of negotiation and facilitation skills.

You will hold a degree and Masters (or equivalent) in a subject relevant to mental health. You will also be registered with NMC, HCPC or other similar professional, statutory and regulatory body and will be accredited with BABCP as a psychotherapist.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
Our commitment to the University’s Safeguarding Policy, requires that the recruitment of staff in this area, will need to undertake the minimum of a Basic DBS Check. In the course of our work and University-led activities, there may be external or other contractual obligations where a further Enhanced Check is required. DBS Checks may require renewal in line with policy.

Overseas applicants and UK applicants who have lived abroad
Successful applicants who have lived outside the UK, for 12 months or more (whether continuously or in total), in the last 10 years, will be required to produce a ‘Certificate of Good Character/Conduct’ from each of those countries.

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