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Lecturer in Counselling Psychology


Location:  Wrexham
Salary:  £35,845 to £39,151 per annum, pro rata
Part time
Closing Date:  Friday 28 February 2020
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  1920051

Part time 29.6 hours per week (0.8FTE)

Wrexham Glyndwr University is a forward-thinking and student-focused institution that places great emphasis on its quality of learning and teaching and student experience. We are a vibrant and diverse University located in Wrexham, North East Wales.  Our strategic vision sets an ambitious agenda for our future success and growth, which focuses on the delivery of excellence learning and teaching underpinned by research.

Following recent developments in the Faculty, we are now seeking a .8 lecturer to work across psychology and counselling. Both departments have professional accreditation and applicants holding both BACP and BPS accreditation will be particularly welcome.

We seek to appoint an individual with vision who can contribute to the development of the programmes and to the growth of the departments. We would particularly welcome applications from candidates whose are able to contribute to our masters provision.

You will combine a passion for teaching and research. The successful candidate will assume a key role in the planning, delivery, assessment and evaluation of the programmes we offer. You will work with students, team members and colleagues across the wider University to ensure a positive experience for students, monitor student recruitment and retention and address all University quality assurance processes. Teaching and learning experience within the Higher Education sector would be an advantage.

Applicants must have either BACP and/or BPS accreditation and have a PhD or professional level 8 qualification in a relevant area.

The role is varied and challenging, so you will need to be a highly self-motivated individual who is able to work flexibly and to tight deadlines, both autonomously and as part of a team. You will have outstanding communication and organisational skills and an eye for detail.  

Job shares are welcome.

For an informal discussion please contact Professor Mandy Robbins, Associate Dean of the Faculty of Social and Life Sciences on 01978 293994.

The ability to communicate in Welsh is desirable for this post.

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Wrexham Glyndwr University is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates and will ensure applicants will not be discriminated against due to their protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010. The University will make all efforts to meet your access requirements, please contact our Human Resources Team as soon as possible to discuss any adjustments you may need.  

We welcome applications in Welsh and English. Any applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than applications submitted in English.

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