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Teaching Fellow

School of Psychology

Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £32,817 to £40,322 per annum pro rata (0.6FTE)
Post Type:  Part Time
Advert Placed:  Friday 12 February 2021
Closing Date:  Friday 26 March 2021
Interview Date:  Friday 16 April 2021
Reference:  049020-R

Advanced Practice in psychological wellbeing programme (PWP training). 0.6FTE preferred (3 days a week). Working days must include Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Are you an experienced clinical psychologist, counselling psychologist, high intensity therapist or psychological wellbeing practitioner?  Would you like to develop your academic career; contributing to teaching on the Advanced Practice in Psychological Wellbeing programme at the University of Surrey?  If so, we are looking for someone to join the programme on a part-time basis; providing the perfect opportunity for the right candidate to continue their clinical work whilst also helping to develop the knowledge and skills of trainee psychological wellbeing practitioners. 

We have expanded the programme intake at the request of Health Education England South Coast. To support this expansion, we are looking for a new member of staff. The role is permanent for two or three days a week. The successful candidate will be responsible for the design and delivery of lectures and more generally supporting the trainees in their development.  Other responsibilities will include being a professional tutor for a number of trainees, trainee recruitment, mid-way review visits (across venues in Sussex, Surrey and Kent) and service liaison.   

The ideal candidate will be a clinical psychologist, counselling psychologist, high intensity therapist or psychological wellbeing practitioner who has a strong desire to pursue a career in education. The successful candidate will also demonstrate themselves to be a motivated, creative and energetic  individual who is able to act on their own initiative. They should be willing to travel, have experience of working in an IAPT service and experience of teaching / training (although the latter is not essential).   We would welcome application form individuals from minority groups as we committed to representing the communities we serve. 

Our benefits package includes generous annual leave, final salary pension scheme and childcare assistance. We also offer an exclusive discounted membership package to all our staff for the Surrey Sport Park. Additionally, you will benefit from collegiate support, University resources and partnership working with regional practitioners. 

The programme is based within the School of Psychology, both are within the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences (FHMS).  The Faculty is a leading provider of undergraduate and postgraduate healthcare education, research and consultancy.  It has extensive links with local health care providers and is based in a modern, purpose built, state-of-the-art teaching facility on the University of Surrey campus in Guildford.  The campus provides a pleasant working environment with close links to road and rail transport. 

Further information about the University and the School of Psychology can be found at For an informal discussions please contact Laura Driesen who is the programme Lead for the Advanced Practitioner in Psychological Wellbeing If you would like more general information about the School please contact Mary John, Programme Director and Head of Department of Psychological Interventions email:,  

Please use the links below to go to the relevant pages to apply. We can only accept applications from the University of Surrey website. 

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