HE Lecturer Counselling and Relationship Studies

About the role 

DN Colleges Group are seeking to appoint a Counselling and Relationship Studies Higher Education Lecturer to work across their two campuses: University Campus Doncaster and University Campus North Lincolnshire. The post holder will assume responsibility for teaching and the provision of personal academic support to students across a range of Undergraduate and Masters programmes validated by the University of Hull, depending on qualifications.

What we require from you 

The successful candidate will have an undergraduate degree, but preferably a post-graduate degree, in Relationship Counselling or similar. They must have a broad working knowledge of theories, including Systemic, Psychodynamic, CBT and Human Sexuality. Applicants should have experience in clinical practice, using a range of theoretical interventions, tailored to suit individual clients. They should be qualified and passionate about supporting the development of practitioners who will work with individuals, couples and families in a wide range of settings, and who are either members of BACP, AFT or COSRT, they should also have experience of training or teaching in higher education.

All staff are required to participate fully in the appropriate university subject-based committees and examination boards, liaise with external examiners and implement the quality assurance and enhancement processes effectively. This curriculum area enjoys an excellent relationship with the University of Hull.

Closing date for this application is 30th June

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Michele Logue, Deputy Head of School Health and Well-being at michele.logue.don.ac.uk

What we can offer you

It is great to work for the DN Colleges Group, we offer an attractive salary plus many other benefits including DNCG Benefits

  • Employee Wellbeing and Benefits platform (VIVUP)
  • Wellness Initiatives (health, financial, physio visitors)
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Eye care
  • Flexible working
  • Saving schemes
  • 24/7 confidential mental health and counselling resource
  • In house counselling/safeguarding specialists to assist in wellbeing
  • On-site nursery
  • Health & fitness suite, onsite fitness classes
  • Generous annual leave,
  • Development opportunities
  • Pension provisions.
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Beauty and hair salon services on site (discounted)
  • Florists
  • Car/MOT Serving (discounted for employees)
  • Restaurants and Starbucks


The DN Colleges Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff and volunteers must therefore be willing to apply for DBS clearance at an Enhanced level.

We are recognised as a Disability Confident employer, Mindful Employer and positively encourage applications from all ethnic backgrounds.

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For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.