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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Counselling Psychology

Nottingham Trent University - College of Business Law & Social Sciences - School of Social Sciences

Location: Nottingham
Salary: £33,199 to £48,677 p.a., Grade H/I
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 25th March 2019
Closes: 6th May 2019
Job Ref: H1751

Location: City Site

The Psychology Department at Nottingham Trent University is seeking an additional lecturer in counselling psychology to further strengthen our research and to meet the demands of new course provision and increased student numbers in our undergraduate, MSc and doctoral programmes. 

Mental Health and Well-being Psychology at NTU

We have a strong commitment to wellbeing and mental health at all levels of our provision. We have successful and popular MSc courses in Psychological Wellbeing and Mental Health, Forensic Mental Health and Psychology in Clinical Practice. We employ practitioners and academics to deliver these courses and we place a high value on practice-based teaching. We welcome applications from practitioners who are looking towards a career in HE while still maintaining their links with practice.

We are planning to start a Psychology with Counselling undergraduate degree in September 2020 with a view to developing MSc programmes soon after. We want to add counselling psychologists to our staff to broaden the range of courses we can offer and to strengthen our work in wellbeing and mental health. We want to widen the range of options available for students and to enhance their career opportunities.

The Department

You will be joining a very large, lively, diverse, collegiate and ambitious group with an excellent reputation for its theoretically informed impactful and applied research and its teaching provision at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Ongoing strategic investment in terms of staffing numbers, the continuing professional development of staff, research support, laboratory facilities and funded PhD students continue to allow us to develop further and to meet the ambitions of the University’s strategic plan across the full range of our activities.


Applicants will have a PhD or professional doctorate in Psychology (or equivalent) and/or be a Chartered / HCPC Registered Psychologist. You should be an enthusiastic teacher with excellent communication and interpersonal skills and a commitment to supporting students' development at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. Mentoring and support for development in both teaching and research will be provided to appointees appropriate to their level of experience.

Closing Date: 6th May 2019 

Interview Date: To be confirmed

If you have any specific queries in relation to this position, please contact Dr Phil Banyard, Head of Psychology, on +44 (0)115 848 5585 or via email

Successful applicants will usually be appointed to the base of the advertised salary grade, except in justifiable circumstances.

Applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK will be considered alongside other applications. For further information on this please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

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