UNIVERSITY OF SURREY

Teaching Fellow B, School of Psychology

Location
Surrey, United Kingdom
Salary
£42,149 to £46,041 per annum pro rata (0.3FTE)
Posted
09 May 2022
End of advertisement period
29 May 2022
Ref
030022
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Part Time

Psychological Interventions

Location: Guildford
Salary: £42,149 to £46,041 per annum pro rata (0.3FTE)
Fixed Term
Post Type: Part Time
Closing Date: 23.59 hours BST on Sunday 29 May 2022
Reference: 030022

Widening access to PWP training lead (teaching fellow B). Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) Advanced Practice in Psychological Wellbeing Programme (0.3FTE). 18 months fixed term post.

Would you like to develop your leadership and teaching skills whilst contributing to the Advanced Practice in Psychological Wellbeing programme at the University of Surrey?  Are you committed to supporting a wider range of people to access PWP training and to reach their full potential on the course? If so this exciting, fixed term position provides the perfect opportunity for the successful candidate to use and develop their leadership and educational skills.

The successful candidate will be responsible for leading a widening access to PWP training initiative at the University of Surrey. The project will involve a significant amount of consultation work with key stakeholders, the development of teaching and learning resources, the delivery of recruitment workshops and teaching and learning events, project evaluation and report writing. The successful candidate must be able to work with a Wednesdays or Thursday on the programme.

The ideal candidate will need to be a clinical or counselling psychologist, a high intensity therapist or an experienced psychological wellbeing practitioner (ideally with supervision experience). They should have experience of working in IAPT and demonstrable leadership and project management skills. The appointee will be a great communicator who is highlighy motivated, creative and able to act on their own initiative.  We would particularly welcome applications from individuals who identify as being from marginalised groups. This is because we are committed to representing the communities that we serve. You would be joining a highly supportive team who aim to provide a vibrant, compassionate and enjoyable learning experience.

Our benefits package includes generous annual leave, and childcare assistance. We also offer an exclusive discounted membership package to all our staff for the Surrey Sport Park. Additionally, you will benefit from collegiate support, University resources and partnership working with regional practitioners.

The programme Is based within the School of Psychology, within the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences (FHMS). The Faculty is a leading provider of undergraduate and postgraduate healthcare education, research and consultancy. It has extensive links with local health care providers and is based in a modern, purpose built, state-of-the-art teaching facility on the University of Surrey campus in Guildford. The campus provides a pleasant working environment with close links to road and rail transport. Please note that some teaching takes place at a Kent venue.

Further information about the University and the School of Psychology can be found at http://www.psy.surrey.ac.uk/. You can also contact Laura Driesen (programme lead for the Advanced Practice in Psychological Wellbeing programme) atl.driesen@surrey.ac.uk. If you would like more general information about the School please contact Mary John (Programme Director and Head of Department of Psychological Interventions) at m.john@surrey.ac.uk) or Emma Crouch (IAPT section lead) at (e.crouch@surrey.ac.uk.

Interviews to be held on 6th June 2022

Further details: Job Description

For more information and to apply online, please download the further details and click on the 'apply online' button above.

In return we offer a generous pension, relocation assistance where appropriate, flexible working options including job share and blended home/campus working locations (dependent on work duties), access to world-class leisure facilities on campus, a range of travel schemes and supportive family friendly benefits including an excellent on-site nursery.

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The University of Surrey is committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equal opportunities for all. We place great value on diversity and are seeking to increase the diversity within our community. Therefore we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities.

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