Counselling Lecturer

Do you want to inspire and support the next generation?

Are you looking for a new challenge with excellent benefits?

North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College is one of the largest and most successful colleges in the region. The College understands the importance of recruiting talented and passionate staff that are central to all College achievements and are the driving force in the success of our learners.

The Position: We’re looking for a Counselling Lecturer (Full time & Part time - available)

Main Function of Post:

We are looking for a talented and enthusiastic Counselling professional to join our successful and highly motivated Counselling team and inspire our learners, supporting them to achieve their potential and progress.  You will have experience as a counsellor and as a qualified tutor and have proven competencies within the CPCAB framework. Experience of teaching CPCAB courses through levels 2, 3 and 4 is essential. The role is predominantly delivering a TC-L4 Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling, with BACP Approved Practitioner Qualification.

Requirements for the role:

  • Previous teaching experience
  • Able to deliver counselling programmes from level 2 to level 4
  • Qualified to level 4 or above in Counselling

Responsibilities for the role:

  • Preparation, delivery and marking/assessment on CPCAB Counselling programmes
  • Working with the counselling team to co-ordinate and plan delivery
  • Support with interviewing and enrolling learners

The Location: The post is based at: Wigston Campus although you may be required to deliver counselling programmes at both our Wigston and Nuneaton campuses.  

Why Should You Apply?

  • We offer great holidays and access to the Teachers’ Pension Scheme
  • We also offer staff development opportunities
  • Family friendly policies and procedures


This role requires you to be an ambassador for the College, following the “NWSLC Way” framework by promoting and adhering to the College values and behaviours. The ‘NWSLC Way’ is to help each other to take pride in what we do and work together to realise our full potential, to nurture an environment of trust, to inspire colleagues to improve and develop, aspire to always deliver a high quality service and to create an environment of continuous improvement.

North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion. Our College welcomes staff and students from a diverse range of backgrounds, and our College values promote respect for those of all races, genders, sexual orientations, disabilities, beliefs and generations.  We recognise that diversity and difference brings richness to our College.  Being inclusive and enabling people to thrive and give their best is essential to our College and in us being able to deliver the best possible services to the communities we serve.

We are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer and offer flexible working opportunities including family friendly policies and procedures.

An enhanced DBS check will be required for all roles at the College.

What we do

North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College (NWSLC) is a large Further Education college offering a wide range of full-time, part-time, Higher Education and Apprenticeship programmes over six campuses based within Warwickshire and Leicestershire.

The College also works with over 600 businesses across a wide range of sectors – working with organisations to determine their ‘training needs analysis’. We then design a programme to match your (the employer’s) requirements.

At the heart of our college community sits a set of values:

  • Respect and Nurture
  • Inspire and Aspire
  • Be Agile and Responsive
  • Be Honest and Accountable

These values shape and guide how we behave. The generosity, care and compassion of our staff and students are reflected in our support for many charities as well as in the work we do within our local communities.