Lecturer in Counselling

University of Central Lancashire - School of Community Health & Midwifery

Hours: Part time (0.6 FTE)
Basis: Fixed term contract for 12 months
Interview Date: To be confirmed (early March)

An opportunity has arisen for a Lecturer to join our award winning Counselling and Psychological Therapies Division within the School of Community Health & Midwifery. This post is available part time for 22.2 hours per week (Monday, Wednesday and Thursday).

The successful applicant must be a qualified, experienced and accredited 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. 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 GRayner@uclan.ac.uk, 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 via www.uclan.ac.uk/jobs or by contacting Human Resources on 01772 892324 quoting the reference number. CVs will not be considered unless accompanied by a completed application form

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