Lecturer in Counselling and Psychotherapy

Preston, United Kingdom
£36914- 42792 pro rata
12 Dec 2019
End of advertisement period
05 Jan 2020
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Application closing date 05/01/2020  
Location Preston Campus  
Salary Grade/Salary: H (£36914- 42792) pro rata   Job category/type Academic, Research

Job description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for two Lecturers in Counselling and Psychotherapy specialising in Counselling for Depression (CfD), to join our expanding Counselling and Psychological Therapies Team within the School of Community Health & Midwifery. These posts are available part time for 0.6 WTE based in Preston.

The successful applicant must be a qualified and experienced Counsellor or Psychotherapist who will assist in the enhancement and delivery of the Counselling for Depression course, Counselling for Depression Supervision course and where required across the range of counselling and psychotherapy programmes within the school. Evidence of training and practice in the area of CfD is thus an essential aspect of this post as is a thorough understanding of the Counselling and Psychotherapy profession. BACP accreditation is desirable.

The successful applicants will also be expected to contribute to the wider activities of the School and University in teaching, learning, assessment, research and income generation.  Teaching experience (ideally in Higher Education) is essential as is a first degree, teaching qualification (or willingness to undertake University PGCE on appointment) and professional qualification in Counselling/Psychotherapy. Report writing and IT skills as well as an ability to work collaboratively are core requirements for this post.

Please contact Dr Gillian Rayner, Reader and Principal Lecturer for Counselling & Psychological Therapies on 01772 895599 or, for further information. 

Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview. This position is based in Preston.

School/Service: School of Community Health & Midwifery
Hours: Part time (22.2 hours per week - 0.6 FTE)
Basis: Fixed Term Contract for 12 months
Interview Date: To be confirmed

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