Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Clinical Psychology

Staffordshire University
July 21, 2024
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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Clinical Psychology School of Health, Education, Policing and Sciences

Location: Stoke Campus Salary: £38,205 to £54,395 Per Annum Pro Rata Part Time 24 Hours, Plus Market Supplement to NHS Band 8B Release Date: Thursday 20 June 2024 Closing Date: Sunday 21 July 2024 Reference: HEPS74-24-R

About the role

Come and join our brilliant and friendly team! As part of the growth and development of our Clinical Psychology provision, we are looking for highly motivated clinical psychology lecturers to join us in delivering our postgraduate programme, and to contribute to our high-quality research profile. The post holders will become part of a friendly, hard-working and dedicated team of academics who deliver the Professional Doctorate in Clinical Psychology.

The Staffordshire University Professional Doctorate in Clinical Psychology is delivered in partnership with local clinical psychologists in Shropshire and Staffordshire. The over-arching framework for the programme is the impact of Society and Context on psychological well-being and there is an emphasis on prevention, early intervention, innovative practice, and the importance of critical and contextual thinking. Our service user and carer group has an important role in contributing to and influencing all aspects of programme delivery.

Applications are sought from enthusiastic, team-orientated and flexible individuals.

Main Responsibilities

We are looking for post holders to contribute to the academic curriculum as academic tutors with a strong interest/track record of research, there is an expectation of involvement with all areas of the programme, to ensure good synchronisation between the three major strands of training: academic, clinical and research. We are particularly interested in hearing from applicants with a strong research background and experience. We are especially keen on recruiting individuals with clinical backgrounds in adult mental health, learning disabilities and older adults to add to the profile of the existing course staff team. Additional training in CBT, systemic therapies or third wave therapies would also be beneficial, but not essential.

Successful applicants will have a clinical psychology qualification, be registered with the Health and Care Professions' Council and have up-to-date knowledge of clinical psychology practice. Applicants should have substantial experience of working post-qualification (minimum of two years) and have an enthusiasm for training. Previous experience of working on a clinical psychology training programme and a track record of publications would be advantageous.

We benefit from superb purpose-built facilities in a £30 million Science Centre, and we work across the region with several organisations and agencies, including NHS, third sector, social enterprise and charitable organisations. Putting the students first is at the heart of everything we do. We are committed to providing an excellent student experience through exciting and innovative programmes and research and practice informed teaching at every level.

Programme staff are employed by Staffordshire University and are responsible to the Course Lead.

Contact For Informal Discussion

Programme/Clinical Director Dr. Jo Heyes [email protected]

Academic Director Dr. Yvonne Melia [email protected]

Who is Staffordshire University?

Staffordshire University is an award winning, teaching-intensive and research- inspired university with a focus on work integrated learning, digital innovation and enterprise engagement. With over 100 years' experience, we are a successful, confident and ambitious modern university, with a foundational purpose of providing higher and applied learning opportunities relevant to our region and beyond.

Spread across three main campuses in Stoke-on-Trent, Stafford and London, our future-focused courses and next-level teaching ensure our students can unlock the potential the world needs now to support better futures.

This is a key reason why we are ranked 2nd in the UK for quality education (Sustainable Development Goal 4, THE Impact Rankings 2023) and why we're in the top 10 of UK universities for career prospects (WhatUni Student Choice Awards 2023).

As a university it is important that we are at the forefront of research, delivering impact across the globe and informing how and what we teach. In the 2021 Research Excellence Framework, 87% of our research impact is recognised as “outstanding” or “very considerable”, demonstrating how we continue to push further to create a better tomorrow for our local and global communities.

When you join Staffordshire University, you join a highly supportive, supportive, boundary-pushing culture where insight and innovation is celebrated, expertise is valued, and excellence is rewarded. We can't wait to see the contribution that you make to the continued growth and success of the Institution.

At Staffordshire University, we believe that every student and staff member needs to be carbon literate if we are to help tackle the climate emergency and achieve our One Planet Pledge of carbon neutrality by 2030, and we are proud of our Bronze Carbon Literacy Award status. As part of our ongoing commitment we particularly encourage applications from candidates who have already completed carbon literacy training, or are prepared to undertake this training as part of their ongoing professional development.

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