Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
School of Health, Science and Wellbeing
Location: Stoke Campus
Salary: £35,326 to £50,296 Per Annum Pro Rata (Dependent Upon
Experience) - 1.2FTE available in total ,as various FT or PT options
Release Date: Thursday 22 September 2022
Closing Date: Thursday 06 October 2022
Who is Staffordshire University?
We are the Connected University with 100 years of experience and ambition in
becoming the UK's foremost digital Institution. Our main campus is located in
Stoke on Trent alongside our Centres of Excellence in Healthcare Education
located in Stafford and Shrewsbury. Staffordshire University London's Digital
Institute is our first campus outside the Midlands.
With more than 10,000 Full Time Undergraduate and Postgraduate students on
campus, we continue to drive innovation and change, aiming to positively
disrupt our sector. For our University, it is about so much more than the
numbers. In fact, if there's one thing that sets us apart, it's our people who
are all #ProudToBeStaffs. Every one of our employees goes above and beyond to
deliver on our connected mission, responding to the needs of our students,
academic partners, businesses and society.
Over the past 5 years, we have transformed ourselves into a Gold standard
provider of teaching and learning, gaining historically high positions in the
UK league tables. With digital skills being at our core, we strive for
diversity in all its forms and play an important role in our local communities
and regional economies.
A bout the role
Applications are invited from BABCP Accredited Cognitive Behavioural
Therapists to join our academic staff team on our courses in Cognitive
Behavioural Therapy including the BABCP Accredited Postgraduate Diploma in
CBT, the BPS Accredited Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner (PWP)
Apprenticeship, and Long Term Health Conditions CPD courses.
The Staffordshire University Postgraduate Diploma in CBT is delivered in
partnership with the local NHS Trust. The academic staff team forms part of
the School of Health, Science and Wellbeing at Staffordshire University and is
based in the Science Centre, Stoke Campus.
The post holder will contribute to the delivery of three major strands of
training in CBT - academic, clinical and research. The role involves teaching
and assessing students, clinical supervision and academic mentoring. The role
also involves liaising directly with key stakeholders, such as local Service
Managers, and attending National Course Director meetings on a bi-annual basis
in order to keep abreast of, and influence local and national IAPT
developments. In addition, the post holder will be expected to contribute to
departmental and university initiatives in line with strategic business
Applicants will have a MSc/Postgraduate Diploma in CBT, or equivalent relevant
to the discipline. Applicants must be BABCP Accredited Practitioners.
Applicants should have worked for a minimum of two years post-qualification
and successful applicants will have significant experience of providing
clinical supervision to trainees and of working within clinical settings.
Successful applicants will possess excellent IT and interpersonal skills.
Previous employment in delivering CBT training programmes would be
As part of the role, the successful candidate will, become a member of a
highly-ranked Psychology department (24th in the UK in the Guardian 2022),
have opportunities for clinical supervision of trainee high-intensity
Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapists, support the development of trainees in
their application of evidence-based skills in CBT through theoretical,
practical and reflective learning approaches. They will have access to
training opportunities to develop as a CBT educator and to work towards BABCP
Accredited Trainer status, and to deliver CBT training on a diverse range of
courses and as CPD. They will also receive access to empirical resources
through the University library to support both clinical and academic roles and
the ability to undertake full training to qualify as an higher education
professional with fellowship of AdvanceHE.
In return for your dedication, we have a competitive benefits package
Competitive incremental rates of Pay
37 days Annual Leave plus 11 days Bank Holiday and Discretionary days
Excellent Pension Scheme
Access to continued professional and personal development
An opportunity to become part of the wider University community
Access to an Employee Assistance Programme
Discounted Health & Fitness Facilities on site at the Stoke Campus
Discounted Travel by Rail or Bus, with the option of season tickets loans
We reserve the right to close any vacancies when we are in receipt of
sufficient applications. All applicants are advised to complete and submit
your applications as soon as possible.
Staffordshire University is committed to promoting and enabling a positive
culture where staff, students and visitors are confident to be their authentic
selves. We focus on inclusion as a way to ensure equality of opportunity for
all our people and to demonstrate our commitment to Equality, Diversity and
We promote applications from all sections of the community, regardless of
background, belief or identity, recognising the benefits a diverse
organisation can bring for the University.
We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic
(BAME) people, who are currently under-represented in the University