Lecturer in Counselling

Preston, Lancashire (GB)
Grade: H (£35550- 41212)
18 May 2018
End of advertisement period
17 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

An opportunity has arisen for a full time Lecturer to join our award winning Counselling and Psychological Therapies Division within the School of Community Health & Midwifery.

The successful applicant must be a qualified and experienced counsellor or psychotherapist who will assist in the development and delivery of the undergraduate and post graduate provision in the School of Community Health & Midwifery. Registration or accreditation is desirable. The successful applicant will also be expected to contribute to the activities of the School and University in teaching, learning, assessment, research and income generation.

Thorough understanding of the counselling and psychotherapy profession and related professions is essential. An excellent knowledge of Psychological Therapies is required, especially Psychodynamic, Person Centred and CBT. You will contribute to a variety of modules at both under and post graduate levels. In addition the successful applicant will have a keen interest in taking forward developments in the field of counselling and psychological therapies.

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, 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.
Please apply online; if you cannot apply online please contact Human Resources on 01772 892324 and quote the reference number. CVs will not be considered unless accompanied by a completed application form.

School/Service: School of Community Health & Midwifery
Hours: Full time (37 hours per week - 1.0 FTE)
Basis: Permanent
Interview Date: 11 June 2018 

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