Lecturer, Counselling & Psychotherapeutic Skills

We are seeking an experienced person in Counselling & Psychotherapeutic Skills who is able to contribute to the successful design, development and delivery of our Counselling degrees. 

As Lecturer, you will be responsible for teaching a range of modules across our FdSc and BSc in Counselling & Psychotherapeutic Skills. You will be an enthusiastic and friendly professional with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, coupled with a commitment to providing an excellent student experience.  

The ideal candidate will have a broad knowledge of Counselling and be confident teaching undergraduate students at Levels 4-6. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to develop their academic career in a small and friendly environment, whilst utilising their vocational skills background to enrich the student experience.   

The successful candidate will have industry experience and a proven record in inspirational teaching at HE level and have a demonstrable commitment to teaching and learning excellence. As a practice-experienced professional, able to apply your experience in teaching your students, you ideally will be registered with the BACP, UKCP, HCPC or equivalent. 

You will be based in the Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences which is responsible for a range of programmes including the Higher Nationals (HTQs), foundation degrees, Honours degrees and professional qualifications.  

Joining our Journey: 

When you join our college, not only will you benefit from an annual reviewed salary but have access to numerous benefits and facilities:   

  • Generous Pension Scheme   
  • Fantastic Staff Benefits and Rewards platform  Very generous holiday entitlement  Employee Assistance Scheme  Enhanced Maternity/Paternity provision  Staff Development days/week (Jan, July, Aug)  Free confidential counselling service 
  • Staff recognition awards  Car Scheme  Subsidised car parking  On-site Day Nursery  On-site hair and beauty salon 

University Campus Oldham has an ambitious strategy to develop its Higher Education and Professional Development portfolio and to maximise its economic and social contribution to Oldham and the wider City Region. Our focus is on ensuring that we continue to address widening participation, to provide relevant and dynamic experiences which prepare our students for either employment or further study. 

University Campus Oldham is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. 

Any appointments will be subject to enhanced DBS checks and a check of the DfE Barred List 

Previous applicants who attended interview need not apply.  

Interviews will be held on 7th June 2024 

For further information about the role please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.