Lecturer - Counselling

Expiring today

Location
Inverness
Salary
Salary Scale £33,500 – £41,526 per annum, pro rata
Posted
03 Jun 2021
Closes
13 Jun 2021
Ref
UHI/1092
Subject Area
Social Sciences
Job Level
Lecturer
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

14 hours per week (0.4 FTE), Permanent

We are one of the largest partners of the University of the Highlands and Islands, a partnership of 13 colleges and research institutions comprising Scotland’s newest university.

As the UK’s leading tertiary education provider, we deliver both further education and higher education courses and that makes us different from traditional institutions. Through an innovative approach to learning and some of the best online learning technologies, we offer our students the complete learner journey, where they have choice and flexibility to study from access level right through to PhD.

Inverness College UHI is at the heart of the community. Working closely with businesses and stakeholders, our curriculum and research capacity is designed to meet the ever-evolving needs of industry and support the strengths and ambitions of the region. Through a personalised approach, we help our students discover their right path, providing them with a combination of qualification and job-ready skills to succeed in the workplace. Inverness College UHI has locations at Inverness Campus and also the Scottish School of Forestry (Balloch), a growing hub for research, innovation and enterprise set within a 215 acre site. 

We are seeking a candidate for a permanent position as lecturer in the Counselling team, to work alongside academic colleagues as part of the current delivery of the Certificate in Counselling Skills and the Counselling Diploma (subject to approval).  You will be based at the Inverness College main campus. 

This role presents a unique opportunity for an enthusiastic person who enjoys teaching and learning to join an experienced and diverse team. You will be required to deliver curriculum in an innovative manner with a focus on best practice in the teaching of topics relevant to your role. You will be required to be an effective team member able to deliver a high quality curriculum and educational experience

Key Accountabilities:

  • Teaching / Facilitating Learning
  • Assessment
  • Guidance and Support
  • Planning and Preparing the Learning Experience
  • Quality and Standards
  • Professional Practice and Development

The suitable candidate must be a qualified counsellor, and be registered with COSCA/BACP.  You should also be flexible, reflective, innovative, creative and personally committed to continuing vocational and professional development.

You do not need to have a teaching qualification to apply as training will be provided, however some experience of instructing or teaching is welcome. You should possess effective interpersonal skills and have good IT skills in applications such as MS Office and other relevant subject related software packages.

Please note: the successful post holder will need to pass a satisfactory PVG Scheme check through Disclosure Scotland prior to commencing employment.

Application Closing Date: 13 June

Shortlisting will take place on 14 June

Interviews will be held week commencing 21 June

Please apply via the link.