Senior Lecturer in Psychological Therapies (CYP-IAPT Clinical Lead)

University of Northampton

United Kingdom

September 28, 2022

Description

Senior Lecturer in Psychological Therapies (CYP-IAPT Clinical Lead)

Job Type

Full Time Permanent

Salary

£42,155 - £51,805 per annum

Location

Waterside Campus

Closing Date

28-09-2022

Ref No

UN4208

Documents

  • Job Description SL in Psychological Therapies.pdf (PDF, 1523.37kb)
  • About The Job

    Interview Date: 07 October 2022

    For the senior lecturer in Psychological Therapies (CYP-IAPT Clinical Lead) post, the successful applicant will have extensive experience of working on CYP-IAPT programmes or similar, working at least at an Academic/Clinical Tutor level, experience of working with IAPT services, and possess an in-depth understanding of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and CYP-IAPT training to enable the development of new knowledge and understanding within the field.

    We want you to be able to carry out your work in a way that best supports UON and our students, but also you as an individual. We understand this may vary between different areas of the university as well as from one person to another. With Smarter Working you can work with increased flexibility, if you would like to, which can facilitate greater freedom and autonomy.

    This post is subject to a background disclosure check by the Disclosure and Barring Service before any appointment can be confirmed.

    About You

    You should be a team player and highly motivated individual. You will have a relevant degree and hold a postgraduate qualification CBT. Additionally, you should be accredited or eligible to work towards accreditation with relevant professional bodies such as the BABCP or UKCP. You will have extensive experience working in CYP-IAPT contexts with children, young people and families, and experience of facilitating case management and clinical skills supervision in CYP.

    Experience in at least one of these areas is highly desirable: Experience of module leadership in HE, FE or delivery of extensive training, or of supervision in training context. Professional Recognition as HEA Fellow (D2) or teaching qualification recognised by HESA, or willingness to obtain within an agreed timescale.

    Qualifications

    Essential

  • Degree qualification or equivalent in relevant subject
  • Postgraduate qualification to practice as a CBT Therapist
  • Professional Accreditation or eligibility for accreditation with relevant professional body (BABCP or UKCP)
  • Professional Recognition as HEA Fellow (D2) or teaching qualification recognised by HESA, or willingness to obtain within an agreed timescale
  • Desirable

  • Doctorate level training or equivalent in Clinical Psychology / or related clinical area
  • Faculty/Department

    The Psychology Subject Area at the University of Northampton is a large, collegiate and supportive department with a strong culture of student focused teaching and high impact research. We deliver an extensive portfolio of undergraduate and postgraduate awards and are in a period of growth. Our current portfolio consists of a suite of BPS accredited undergraduate and postgraduate conversion Psychology programmes, while our strengths at postgraduate level lie in the areas of Counselling, Children and Young People and Child and Adolescent Mental Health. We also deliver various programmes on Health Education England's Increasing Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) initiative, as part of the Midlands IAPT Collaborative.

    About Us

    Come to the University of Northampton and you will see that we do things a bit differently.

    We are one of the youngest universities in the UK but we are already leading the way in adding value to society, which we call social impact. We have won multiple awards for our work in this area, among others, but what matters the most to us is ensuring that our students and graduates have the opportunity to make their mark on the world too. That's why we were the first university in the UK to be named as a Changemaker Campus in 2012.

    We want to break the mould of what Higher Education can be. This has led us to build a whole new University from the ground up that is designed to reflect the way that students actually learn rather than the way they are expected to learn. Waterside Campus opened in September 2018.

    Our commitment to transforming lives and inspiring change is at the heart of all that we do.

    Right To Work

    All candidates will be asked to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK at interview.

    Equality

    The University of Northampton is committed to providing a vibrant, ethical and sustainable work, study and living environment that values equality, diversity and inclusion.

    This commitment, along with our legal and moral obligations, provides an inclusive environment for staff, students and the public who may be affected by our activities.

    Together @ UON confirms our commitment to equality and inclusion, underpinned by our belief in taking action. We are dedicated to creating an environment that celebrates equality and harnesses the power of diversity.

    Together @ UON demonstrates our pledge to our staff, students and partners to nurture and develop an environment where equality and inclusion can thrive whilst we Transform Lives and Inspire Change.

    To find out more, please visit: https: // www. northampton.ac.uk/about- us/governance-and-management/management/equality-and-diversity/

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