|Salary:||£44,414 to £52,841 per annum|
|Placed On:||25th May 2023|
|Closes:||8th June 2023|
The University of Derby
At the University of Derby, innovation and change is in our DNA. That is why 34,000 students (including 1,700 from overseas), whose futures we are transforming through industry-relevant, expert teaching, have opted to study with us. It’s also why we’ have redefined the way we approach Counselling and Psychotherapy which sits within our School of Psychology, at the heart of our College of Health, Psychology and Social Care. Striving to meet our goal of diversity, inclusivity, and equality, our staff are recognised as going above and beyond for our students, our partners, our local community, and the field of Counselling and Psychotherapy overall.
Sitting within the Discipline of Professional Psychological Practice, we are looking for a highly motivated person who will redefine learning and teaching for our exciting and innovative postgraduate Counselling and Psychotherapy programmes. Through research and practice informed teaching that embraces a range of theoretical approaches and working with many organisations and agencies across the region, we are committed to providing an excellent student experience at every level. Simply, we put students at the heart of everything we do. In addition, the successful candidate will experience close involvement in the future direction and development of the department, as well as benefit from extensive support to pursue their own research ideas and contribute to our high-quality research profile.
We are looking for an individual with excellent interpersonal and organisational skills. You will be able to communicate complex concepts to diverse audiences, securing their buy-in. With practice and/or teaching experience, you will be a passionate advocate for Cognitive Behavioural Therapies (CBT) within a Counselling and Psychotherapy environment, sharing our determination to operate at the forefront of this exciting and evolving discipline. Most importantly, you will be a true innovator, whose fresh and inspiring approaches will help us take our place as one of the leading global universities in this field. Applicants should Ideally be educated to masters level in CBT and/or have relevant practice experience. Membership to the BABCP is essential.
Further, you will be able to demonstrate a commitment to your own CPD. Experience of teaching and assessing, module leadership, and developing curricula in HE is desirable and ideally you will have Fellowship of the HEA (or you will be willingness to work towards this with 18 months of joining us). Engagement with scholarship and/or research and evidence of income generation would be welcomed although it not essential as support in this area will be given to the successful candidate.
Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. Whilst this role is eligible for sponsorship under the Skilled Worker Route, we recommend that you assess your individual eligibility before applying for this position. Visit https://www.gov.uk/skilled-worker-visa for more information.
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