Clinical Lecturer - Psychology x3

Plymouth University

United Kingdom

June 21, 2021


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Clinical Lecturer - Psychology x3

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£34,804 - £49,553 with market supplement (pro rata if part-time - Grade 7/8 (depending on experience)

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Permanent, Full-Time, Part-Time

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These Clinical Lecturer posts within the School of Psychology are permanent roles. The posts offer exciting opportunities to be involved in shaping development of a psychological workforce at a time of significant expansion for our Clinical Associate Psychologist and Doctorate in Clinical Psychology programmes, and the psychological workforce more broadly.

You will be based within the clinical team, potentially across both programmes, managing placement co-ordination and trainee / apprentice appraisal. Contribution to other aspects of programme delivery will also include teaching, assessment and research supervision. There will also be opportunities to contribute to teaching and research within the broader school.

You will join growing and innovative programme teams with a wide range of specialty and skill. The Plymouth Doctorate programme is based in the South West (Devon and Cornwall). The CAP programme is currently being deliver remotely more broadly across the South West. Strong relationships with service leads, supervisors, service providers and service users have been generated within these areas and consultation and co-creation are central values to both programmes. Both programmes also champion the importance of inclusion and diversity and take a critical and reflective position.

The Doctorate Programme is approved by the Health and Care Professions Council and accredited by the British Psychological Society.

The CAP Programme is an Apprenticeship Degree delivered in line with the Institute for Apprenticeship guidance and is currently applying to be part of the first round of BPS accreditation. Both programmes are hosted within the School of Psychology which is has a suite of linked developments including an MSc Clinical Psychology programme.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a progressive and cutting-edge University in a beautiful location with excellent opportunities for outdoor pursuits such as cycling, climbing, hiking and kayaking as well as sailing, surfing diving and other marine activities.

Please demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria outlined in the knowledge, qualifications, training and experience elements of the job description in your supporting statement.

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role then please contact via email:

Reg Morris (Clinical Director)

Dr Jacqui Stedmon (Programme Director)

Pete Keohane (CAPs Programme Lead)

This role will require an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check plus Adult and Children Barred List checks.

Interviews are expected to take place in early July and you will be notified if you have been shortlisted or not.

We offer a competitive salary package and a generous pension and holiday scheme. We also offer a range of other benefits, including ongoing development opportunities.

While these posts are advertised as full-time positions, flexible-working options including job share or part-time contracts will be considered.

Please note, due to the COVID-19 pandemic the University is currently implementing a number of safety measures as per Government advice therefore the successful applicant may be required to work from home in the first instance.

The University of Plymouth is a diverse, welcoming community where everyone makes a difference and is encouraged to bring their whole selves to work. To find out more about our inclusive community, initiatives such as Athena Swan and the Race Equality Charter and our range of benefits / support mechanisms such as flexible working, staff networks and enhanced maternity, paternity & adoption leave please visit , our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion webpages

We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups such as BAME/BIPOC and LGBT+.

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