Job details

College

College of Health, Psychology and Social Care

Responsible to

Head of Counselling and Psychotherapy

Location

Kedleston Road, Derby Campus

Salary

£36.52 per hour

Closing date

Sunday 31 October 2021

Contract type

Permanent

Post type

Hourly paid

Reference

0436-21

Please note: applicants already contracted to full-time positions within the University are not permitted to undertake additional contracted hours due to the weekly working time directive.

About the role

Applications are invited for Associate Lecturers in Counselling and Psychotherapy. You will contribute to the teaching, curriculum development, research and consultancy in this discipline area. 

You will work on PG Dip in Evidenced Based Psychological Approaches for Children and Young People CYP IAPT programme providing clinical supervision.

You will join a highly committed and expanding team that provide a range of degree and postgraduate programmes in Counselling and Psychotherapy with high professional standing and high standards.

In role, we expect that you will engage in the development and delivery of an innovative and flexible range of learning and teaching materials, including module design; provide high quality, accessible learning opportunities and an exceptional student experience in line with the University's strategic objectives, ensuring that employability and ' real-world' learning are at the heart of the curriculum and engage in research which influences cutting edge practice, informs and inspires a research-led curriculum and contributes to the Research Excellence Framework.

Actual hours and days will be described in a ‘Schedule of Work’.

 

Principal accountabilities

Learning / Teaching

  1. Effectively teach and facilitate learning on a range of subjects / modules within the subject area on undergraduate, postgraduate, professional and post-experience programmes.
  2. Ensure that knowledge from research and scholarly activities informs and enhances learning and teaching, as well as extending it to appropriate external activities such as knowledge transfer activities.
  3. Ensure that module / programme design and delivery comply with the quality standards and regulations of the University.
  4. Participate effectively in the assessment process, including the setting, marking and moderation of student work, providing constructive feedback and ensuring it is in accordance with quality assurance procedures.
  5. Participate in the continuing review and development of module/programme delivery, incorporating innovative study modes, learning environments and pedagogic practices to engage and stimulate students, deliver effective learning outcomes and develop the skills and attributes of the ‘Derby Graduate’.

Research / Scholarship

  1. Engage in individual research and collaborate both internally and externally on research projects that are consistent with the College, and contribute to influencing leading edge practice in the University and contribution to the REF.
  2. Sustain and enhance the reputation of the University by publishing in appropriate quality journals and presenting at scholarly activities such as workshops, conferences and other similar events.
  3. Develop and maintain contacts and relationship with relevant professional, research and industrial organisations.
  4. Contribute to writing bids for externally funded research projects.

Other

  1. Act as a clinical supervisor, supporting and mentoring student as appropriate.
  2. Act as a personal tutor, supporting and mentoring students as appropriate.
  3. Provide pastoral care to students, referring when necessary to services that provide further support.
  4. Support marketing and student recruitment activities as required.
  5. Develop external links in order, for example, to support student recruitment, secure student placements, facilitate outreach work, generate income or build relationships for future activities.
  6. Be responsible for administrative duties in areas such as admissions, timetabling, examinations and assessment of progress and student attendance.
  7. Contribute to effective cross College / University working.
  8. Observe and implement University policies and procedures.

Person specification

Essential Criteria

Qualifications

Experience

Learning / Teaching
Research / Scholarship

Skills, knowledge and abilities

Business requirements

Benefits

As well as competitive pay scales, we offer generous holiday entitlement. We also offer opportunities for further salary progression based on performance, and the opportunity to join a contributory pension scheme.

Find out more about pay and benefits

How to apply

You can apply by submitting an online application. Once you have signed in or registered with us you will be able to begin your application. If you are creating an account for the first time, please ensure you provide an email address that you access regularly as this will be our main means of contacting you regarding your application.

If you require any assistance, including the provision of any documentation in an alternative format, please contact the Recruitment team at recruitment@derby.ac.uk.

Please note all applications must be submitted online by Midnight GMT on the closing date of the vacancy.

Important information

Please note, unfortunately due to the SOC level and salary associated with this post we would be unable to sponsor any applicants requiring a skilled worker visa. For further information, please visit the skilled worker visa page at gov.uk.

If you wish to discuss your individual Visa arrangements in relation to this role, please contact us at HRUKVI@derby.ac.uk.

Coronavirus

Our number one priority is to keep our staff, students and community safe as we continue to work through the pandemic. Upon appointment, full training will be given on the Health and Safety processes we follow.

Find out how we are ensuring the safety of our staff, students and community

Further details

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