Clinical and Academic Tutor

Job Title: Clinical and Academic Tutor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Royal Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £40,322 to £49,553 per annum pro-rata
Job Published: December 18, 2019 08:23

Job Description

Applications are invited for the post of Clinical and Academic Tutor on the Doctoral Programme in Clinical Psychology within the Salomons Institute for Applied Psychology.  The Doctoral programme is well-established and has a respected reputation for quality.  The Salomons Institute is based in the centre of Tunbridge Wells, and enjoys excellent administrative, IT and library support.  The Programme has a strong value base that aligns itself with the NHS values, HCPC and BPS codes of professional conduct, and an anti-racist stance. We warmly welcome applications from BAME Clinical Psychologists.

The post will take a lead on Learning Disability within the Programme delivery and involves contributing to the development and delivery of the educational programme through the teaching and support of trainees.  Key responsibilities will include contributing to the academic and research elements of the curriculum, supporting the development and provision of placements during training, and managing a designated group of trainees. 

You will be a qualified and HCPC-registered clinical psychologist with a good level of experience of clinical practice and a breadth of awareness to understand issues across clinical specialties. 

You will have experience of supervision and teaching.  In addition you will have good research skills and the ability to promote their development in others.  You will enjoy working with trainees, and will be able to support the development of individuals and to nurture collaborative working relationships across a variety of complex organisational and professional contexts.  You will be looking to develop research within the LD field and will be supported by the University’s Early Research Career Programme.

Additional Information

Please note that a local NHS service for people with learning disabilities is seeking a clinical psychologist to join one of their teams (Dartford, Ashford, Canterbury or Gillingham). It is possible that this could be for 2 days a week and could complement our 3 day a week role on the programme.  Informal enquiries about this clinical job may be made to Emma Rye on 01322-622041 or 07824-351426, or

How to apply

Start date for applications: Monday 16 December 2019
Closing date for applications: Wednesday 15 January 2020
Interviews are to be held: Thursday 30 January 2020

Informal enquiries to Professor Margie Callanan, Doctoral Programme in Clinical Psychology, on 01227 927091 or

Please note applications must be made online via the University website; details sent directly via email cannot be considered.

Prior consideration will be given to applicants in the University’s redeployment pool. No agencies, thank you.

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