Deputy Programme Director (Clinical) - Professional Doctorate in Clinical Psychology

Stratford Campus
starting at £65,664 per annum pro-rata plus London Weighting
22 Jul 2022
End of advertisement period
18 Aug 2022
Contract Type
Part Time

 Closing Date: Thursday 18 August 2022

Reference: 114M2022  

This is a Permanent, Part-Time Post (21.6 hours per week)

The Professional Doctorate in Clinical Psychology programme at the University of East London is characterised by understanding psychological problems in a social and cultural context and facilitating the ability to critically reflect on our activities as professionals. The programme was established in1975 and partners with the other North Thames Courses for clinical placements.

The appointed person will provide compassionate leadership to the programme in collaboration with the Programme Director (Clinical) and the Programme and Deputy Programme Directors (Academic), be responsible for contributing to developing its strategic vision and setting its direction, as well as deputising as the lead within the clinical tutor team. The successful applicant will help oversee the components of the programme that focus on the development and assessment of clinical skills and lead on selection alongside our Academic colleagues to ensure fairness and equity of process. Where necessary the successful applicant will deputise in the close liaison with the commissioners of training, senior clinicians and service leads across the north Thames region and our partner Courses, working across the TriCourse (UCL, UEL, RHUL) around north Thames placement provision.

The appointed person will have a qualification and substantial experience in Clinical Psychology and be registered with the HCPC to practice as a Clinical Psychologist. Previous senior management experience in the NHS and/or contribution to Clinical Psychology training programmes is essential to the role and will aid applicant to be able to assist in the current course expansion.

The University of East London is one of the most diverse and vibrant universities in the global capital. Our pioneering and forward-thinking vision is making a positive and significant impact to the communities we serve, inspiring both our staff and students to reach their full potential. Born in 1898 to serve the skill needs of the second industrial revolution, the University of East London commenced year four of its transformational 10-year Vision 2028 strategic plan led by our Vice-Chancellor and President, Professor Amanda Broderick, to advance Industry 4.0 careers-first education. We have a clear route-map to provide a springboard for the jobs and opportunities of the future; drive diversity in the 4.0 talent pipeline - working in partnership to promote talent wherever it is found; and to create an inclusive and sustainable, green future.

The School of Psychology 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.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Paula Corredor Lopez (Programme Director: Clinical) on 07775 762995 or email 

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.