177A13, Lecturer in Counselling

Opening Date:
1 May 2014
Closing Date:
22 May 2014
Salary Range:

The Faculty of Health and Science is seeking to appoint a highly motivated Lecturer in Counselling with current experience of working within the counselling/psychotherapy sector. They will have a primary role in supporting the delivery of the person centred counselling and psychotherapy qualificatory programmes at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. We are looking for someone who is willing to provide a range of innovative approaches to student learning and to also contribute to the further development and delivery of continuing professional development programmes including the newly approved PgCert in Supervision of Counselling and Therapeutic Practice.

Successful experience of training counsellors and group facilitation/ experiential learning together with a sound knowledge of other psychotherapeutic modalities, such as psychodynamic/ cognitive behavioural psychotherapy/ IPT is essential for this position. The successful applicant will need to have sound knowledge of the current position and requirements for state regulation of counselling/ psychotherapy in the UK.

This post is advertised as 1.0fte although job share applications are welcomed as it is recognised that up to date practice is part of professional body requirements for registration.

Informal enquiries should be directed to: Nesta Hartley, Principal Lecturer, Department of Lifelong and Interprofessional Learning on 01228 616387 or email nesta.hartley@cumbria.ac.uk

The closing date for this post is Midnight on Thursday 22 May on 2014.

Reference: 177A13

It is anticipated that interviews for this post will take place on 02 June 2014 at the Lancaster campus.

The University of Cumbria would encourage applications, where possible, to be submitted electronically via our e-recruitment system on following address: https://cumbriajobs.engageats.co.uk/