Lecturer or Senior Lectuer in Child and Adolescent Mental Health & Wellbeing

Opening Date:
16 Sep 2020
Closing Date:
30 Sep 2020
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About You

You will have contemporary interdisciplinary experience and knowledge / practice in child and adolescent mental health, health, social care, youth work, child psychology and/or education, with a therapeutic qualification being an advantage. You should be able to effectively apply learning to real life situations, in delivering research informed teaching and practical experience across the Applied Health and Social Care portfolio. You will seek out and support new opportunities for curriculum development and contribute to the Department’s research reputation and to the development of relevant knowledge transfer activities.

About the Role

The post arises from the Department of Applied Health and Social Care (AHSC) programmes’ success in recruiting high student numbers, especially in the Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Wellbeing (CAMHW) undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. AHSC also delivers the HHE led Education Mental Health Practitioner Programme, with Wave 4 students commencing in February 2021. The successful candidate will teach, carry out and publish research and supervise students across all levels within CAMHW and the wider AHSC team. The post will appeal to Clinical Psychologists, Registered Mental Health Nurses, Occupational Therapists and Social Workers or others. Experience in therapeutic interventions such as CBT/IAPT/PWP (psychological therapies) qualification or training would be advantageous.

You will have contemporary interdisciplinary experience and knowledge / practice in child and adolescent mental health, health, social care, youth work, child psychology and/or education, with therapeutic knowledge/experience being of particular interest. You should be able to effectively apply learning to real life situations, in delivering research informed teaching and practical experience across the Faculty of Health & Social Care portfolio. You will seek out and support new opportunities for curriculum development and contribute to the Department’s research reputation and to the development of relevant knowledge transfer activities.

The department has established increasing links and collaborative activity with a variety of internal and external settings and employers. You will be part of a diverse and multi-disciplinary team, with experience of using enhanced teaching and learning strategies in the academic and/or health and social care sectors.

For informal enquiries about this vacancy you may wish to contact: Carol Wilson, Associate Head of Applied Health and Social Care wilsonc@edgehill.ac.uk