Job in UK: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Counselling and Psychotherapy (Children and Young Adults), 0.8 FTE – University of Roehampton

Salary:£33,940 to £43,306 per annum
Hours:Part Time
Contract Type:Permanent


Placed On:23rd February 2023
Closes:27th March 2023
Job Ref:RU03706

We welcome applications for a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Counselling and Psychotherapy to join a vibrant and creative community of academics and students at the School of Psychology at the University of Roehampton. This is an exciting opportunity to mainly contribute to our MA Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy Children, Adolescents & Families and other areas of our School’s curriculum depending on your areas of expertise and experience.

Successful applicants should have expertise and experience in counselling and psychotherapy for children, young people and families and be registered with BACP. They should be able to teach different psychotherapeutic modalities and provide clinical and research supervision.

We are looking for candidates who want to be part of a supportive and collegiate team. You will play a leading role in expanding and enhancing the course curriculum and developing its national profile. You must be highly motivated, passionate about education and be able to initiate and develop ideas and opportunities in teaching, learning, and/or research. You will be an excellent communicator with the ability to deliver teaching excellence and a track record or a rising trajectory of professional practice or research.

The School of Psychology at the University of Roehampton is committed to delivering outstanding student outcomes and making a positive impact on society through its world-leading research and its community-based knowledge exchange. We offer a large variety of undergraduate and post graduate courses and one of the most comprehensive and well-respected suite of therapy training programmes in the UK. Our staff’s expertise spans experimental psychology, cognitive neuroscience, comparative psychology, counselling psychology, psychotherapies and the arts and play therapies. Our multidisciplinary research seeks to improve the understanding of factors that influence mental health and wellbeing and to develop strategies and interventions to improve them. Our researchers produce impactful outcomes with real world applications that support local, national and global communities.

At Roehampton, we help our students to develop the confidence, knowledge and adaptability they need for a successful graduate career and fulfilling life. We are a supportive, close-knit and inclusive community, with a proud history in education stretching back more than 175 years. Our values come from this rich history, built on community, engagement and partnership, with a belief that no matter their background, we can help our students realise their ambitions. We also have an excellent research profile. With international reach, our research informs policy, enriches culture and improves people’s lives.

The University is committed to a supportive and safe learning and working environment that is equitable, diverse and inclusive, based on mutual respect and trust. Diversity, inclusion and equality are core to how we engage with students, colleagues, applicants, visitors, and stakeholders.

The closing date for completed applications is: 26th March 2023.

To learn more about this post and for an informal conversation please contact Stelios Gkouskos.

It is expected that interviews will be held from the week commencing 10th April 2023. To ensure responsivity to the market, candidates may be invited to interview before the closing date thus, please do not wait to apply if interested in the position.

The University is an equal opportunities and ‘disability confident’ employer.



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