Lecturer in Counselling

Stratford, United Kingdom
£41,216 per annum inclusive of London Weighting
30 Jun 2022
End of advertisement period
27 Jul 2022
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Location: Stratford Campus
Salary: starting from £41,216 per annum inclusive of London Weighting
Post Type: Full Time
Post Type: Fixed Term
Contract Length: 36 months
Closing Date: Wednesday 27 July 2022
Reference: 093A2022

The University of East London is a vibrant and diverse university located in Stratford and Docklands. We are implementing our Vision 2028 strategy, to transform our curriculum and partnerships to make a positive difference to student, graduate and community success. Our goal is to become the leading careers-focused, enterprising university in the UK, one which both prepares our students for the jobs of the future and provides the innovation to drive that future sustainably and inclusively.

The School of Psychology at the University of East London is one of the largest in the UK and has a long-standing leading position in the provision of undergraduate and postgraduate professional training spanning from traditional specialisms to new and pioneering pathways into psychological practice. This is complemented by a strong research profile, commitment to research informed teaching and to promoting a culture of scholarly activities across the academic year. We are a school that drives innovation and excellence in programme development and student experience.

We are looking for a Lecturer to join our BSc Counselling Programme. This is an exciting opportunity to join an enthusiastic and well-established programme team to ensure the efficient and effective delivery of a quality BSc Counselling to our students. The appointed person will make a substantial contribution to teaching, supervision, administrative and training activities on the BSc Counselling. They will also work with the Programme Director to ensure maintenance of excellent standards of professional training accredited by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). The training we deliver is integrative and covers the following modalities: psychodynamic therapy, CBT and person centred therapy.

They will have a postgraduate qualification in Counselling/Psychotherapy or Counselling Psychology and be registered with the relevant professional body (BACP, BABCP, NCS, BPC, UKCP, or BPS and HCPC). Candidates should have experience in providing counselling and psychotherapy services and in supervising practice.

Applicants interested to work less than full-time (with a minimum commitment of 4 days a week with us) are welcome to apply. Consistent with our Professional Body requirements, our training is delivered predominantly in person.

For any information about these posts please contact the Head of the Professional Psychology Department, Dr Jo Lloyd at +44 (0)20 8223 4178.

Further details: Job Description & Person Specification

CVs without a completed application form will not be accepted.

At UEL we are committed to working together to build a community which values diversity in both our staff and student populations, is representative and inclusive, enabling all to progress and thrive.

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