Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer in Psychological Therapies & Mental Health

Job Title: Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer in Psychological Therapies & Mental Health
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leeds
Salary: Grade 7 - £37,706 - £42,418. Grade 8 - £42,418 - £49,149
Reference: SHC306048A
Job Published: May 23, 2018 13:32

Job Description

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Psychological Therapies & Mental Health x 3 posts

School of Health & Community Studies

Ref: SHC306048A

Full-time, Permanent

Grade 7/ 8

We are expanding our academic provision and are seeking to recruit to 3 academic posts at either Lecturer or Senior Lecturer grade to join our team of experienced academic staff in the Psychological Therapies & Mental Health team. We are looking for enthusiastic and credible professionals to make a key contribution to our academic provision through inspiring high quality teaching, research and enterprise.

To be considered for interview applicants are required to have a postgraduate qualification in a relevant subject and, ideally, BACP accreditation and/or UKCP registration as a Psychotherapist or Psychotherapeutic Counsellor.  Whilst a doctorate is desirable, you will also need to hold a first degree. Experience of working in Higher Education is essential, but this can take many forms and we welcome applications from experienced Therapists/Professionals who wish to develop an academic career.  You will be able to demonstrate an in depth understanding of current policies and practice for counselling and mental health services and show evidence of high quality teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level. 

Professional knowledge of some of the following would be advantageous: Working with relational and integrative approaches to therapeutic practice, ability to teach on a broad range of psychotherapeutic approaches and counselling skills to a high standard.

For an informal discussion, please contact the Head of Subject - Psychological Therapies & Mental Health.  Chris Hudson at

Closing Date:  Monday 25 June 2017 (midnight)

Please note that this post is subject to a criminal records check (Enhanced level)

For further information and to apply please visit:

Working here means you’ll also have access to a wide range of benefits including our generous pension schemes, excellent holiday entitlements, flexible working, reduced study fees, subsidised fitness facilities and a lot more.

We welcome applications from all individuals and particularly from black and minority ethnic candidates as members of these groups are currently under-represented at this level of post.  All appointments will be based on merit.