Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Mental Health/Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner – School of Health and Social Care

Opening Date:
22 Aug 2014
Closing Date:
27 Aug 2014
Salary Range:

The School of Health & Social Care is the largest academic unit within Teesside University with now over 12,000 students studying a comprehensive range of programmes from NVQs to Doctorate and PhDs. The School is renowned for its flexibility and responsiveness in meeting the education and training needs of employers in the public, independent and voluntary sectors. The quality of its provision has been deemed excellent through many academic reviews over a number of years by Professional / Statutory bodies, Department of Health and NHS Health Education North East (HENE). Student satisfaction remains consistently high across all programmes as confirmed by the independent National Student Survey on an annual basis.

Utilising your significant clinical experience you will be well equipped to contribute to the development and teaching of modules and programmes in mental health and related programmes across all academic levels. You will also be required to pursue scholarly activities such as research, develop working links and partnerships with outside agencies, assess students in clinical practice and develop your own clinical expertise.

It is essential that you hold a Post Graduate Certificate in Primary Mental Health Care or equivalent Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner (PWP) Post Graduate level award. You must have a minimum of two years clinical experience as a qualified PWP and hold, or have the ability to apply for, accreditation with the relevant professional body. We are looking for an individual with the ability to teach at undergraduate and postgraduate level, who has good presentation and interpersonal skills in addition to appropriate IT skills.

The position we are filling is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and a satisfactory DBS disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service is required as part of our clearance procedures.