Lecturer in Counselling and Psychotherapy

University of Leeds School of Healthcare

Lecturer in Counselling and Psychotherapy

Are you ready to join an enthusiastic and academically talented team? Do you want to be involved in teaching post graduate students on the Masters in Psychotherapy and Counselling Programme (MAPC)? Are you a registered member of a professional body such as the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) or equivalent, or eligible for registration?

The School of Healthcare provides undergraduate and postgraduate pre-registration education for nursing (adult, child and mental health), midwifery, social work and psychotherapy and counselling; postgraduate and professional development for pharmacists, advanced clinical practitioners, assessors in practice and other NHS workforce priority areas. Our curricula and educational provision is informed by our applied health research programmes.

Our aim is to optimise the health and wellbeing of communities, families and individuals by generating and disseminating knowledge through the highest quality health and social care professional education and applied health and social care research.

As a Lecturer in Counselling and Psychotherapy you will primarily contribute to teaching on the BACP accredited MA in Psychotherapy and Counselling, supervise and support postgraduate taught students and lead developments in this role.

As a Lecturer in Counselling and Psychotherapy you will have a Masters degree in a relevant subject. You will also be a registered member of the BACP (or equivalent), or be eligible for registration, have practice experience, and have a teaching qualification or be willing to undertake one when in post.

To explore the post further or for any enquiries you may have, please contact:

Dr Jane Cahill, Academic Unit Director


Or contact PA: Nicola Sherbourne-Wilson to arrange a time to talk on Microsoft Teams


Please note: If you are not a British or Irish citizen, from 1 January 2021 you will require permission to work in the UK. This will normally be in the form of a visa but, if you are an EEA/Swiss citizen and resident in the UK before 31 December 2020, this may be your passport or status under the EU Settlement Scheme.

Further Information

The University of Leeds is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offers a range of . The University is a charter member of Athena SWAN and holds the Bronze award. The School of Healthcare holds the Silver award. We are committed to being an inclusive school that values all staff, and we are happy to consider job share applications and requests for flexible working arrangements from our employees.

Location: Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service: Faculty of Medicine & Health
School/Institute: School of Healthcare
Section: Institute of Midwifery, Social Work and Counselling & Psychotherapy
Category: Academic
Grade: Grade 7 to Grade 8
Salary: £33,797 to £49,553 p.a. pro rata
Working Time: 0.5 Full time equivalent
Post Type: Part Time
Contract Type: Ongoing
Release Date: Tuesday 16 February 2021
Closing Date: Tuesday 16 March 2021
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference: MHHEA1177