Senior Lecturer in Counselling Psychology

York, North Yorkshire (GB)
£38,833 to £49,149 per annum pro rata
07 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
21 Jun 2018
Tuesday 03 July 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Salary - £38,883 - £49,149 per annum pro rata

Part time - 0.5FTE, 12 month fixed term position

York St John is an ambitious, modern university at the heart of historic York and there has never been a more exciting time to join us.

Significant investment in our campus and facilities, the development of forward-thinking new partnerships and an enhanced range of contemporary courses have helped make us the fastest growing University in the U.K. over the past two years.

Now we are building on that achievement, developing a new Strategy for the next decade, emphasising our commitment to widening opportunity through the power of education and contributing our talents to creating a fairer world, and a more prosperous region.

We are putting inspirational learning and impactful research at the heart of this strategy, recognising our academic expertise as our greatest asset and investing in enabling this expertise to thrive.

As a Stonewall Top 100 employer and holder of the Social Enterprise Gold Mark for Responsible Business Practice, our strength lies in the supportive, inclusive network that exists within our team: renowned for our friendly, progressive environment, we will nurture your potential so that you can accomplish your ambitions.

All of this takes place at the heart of beautiful York, recently named by the Sunday Times as the best U.K. city to grow up in because of the quality of education, culture and community spirit that we form part of!

The School of Psychological & Social Sciences at York St John University is a vibrant, ambitious and growing academic unit based on a magnificent campus in the heart of York. The School’s burgeoning national and international research profile, excellent teaching and learning, and welcoming and inclusive ethos supports an exceptional student experience.

We are seeking two enthusiastic team members to contribute to our vibrant undergraduate and postgraduate offers in Counselling Psychology, and to further strengthen our growing research activity. Our School offers a number ofundergraduate degrees that confer the Graduate Basis for Chartership with the British Psychological Society, and a dynamic, developing postgraduate provision in both taught and research degrees.

The successful candidates will be HCPC registered in counselling, clinical, health or forensic psychology, and be able to teach across a range of modules on the School’s undergraduate and postgraduate counselling psychology programmes.Candidates will be supported to develop an outstanding research profile with the aim of contributing to the School’s REF2021 submission.

The successful candidate will contribute to the delivery of the Doctorate of Counselling Psychology (which is due to start in 2018), and the undergraduate Counselling Psychology degree. He or she must hold a Doctorate in Counselling Psychology AND be eligible for Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)registration as a Counselling Psychologist. Candidates are expected to have teaching experience and research interests in Counselling Psychology, and will be supported to develop an outstanding publication profile.

If you would like to shape the story of a 175 year old institution with a fantastic future, we would love to hear from you.

In addition to a competitive salary and the opportunity to work at our beautiful campus in the heart of York, YSJ employees enjoy access to a superb range of benefits including –

  • Generous annual leave entitlement (plus additional leave days during our Christmas closure period)
  • Pension scheme
  • Health cash plan
  • Training and development
  • Discounts at a wide range of high street brands and local companies, including shops, cinemas and gyms.

We welcome all applicants and particularly people from minority ethnic backgrounds as they are underrepresented within the university.

Please note that CVs are not accepted in place of the application form.

Closing Date - Thursday 21 June 2018 at midnight

Provisional Interview Date - Tuesday 03 July 2018