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Teaching Fellow B in Clinical Psychology

School of Psychology

Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £41,526 to £48,114 per annum pro rata (please see details of hours within the advert)
Fixed Term
Post Type:  Part Time
Advert Placed:  Monday 28 October 2019
Closing Date:  Thursday 28 November 2019
Interview Date:  Thursday 19 December 2019
Reference:  084919

Do you want an exciting new challenge that will enhance your profile considerably?  Do you want to join a creative and innovation-focused team to develop the academic component of your career profile and help shape the psychological work force for the future?   Then you should consider joining the Clinical Psychology training team at Surrey.

Following the promotion of one member of the team and another retiring we have a number of Teaching Fellow sessions available. The hours available are 0.8 FTE (28.8 hrs per week) or dependant on expertise we will also consider two part time roles at 0.4FTE (14.4 hours per week). The post/s contributes to all aspect of the trainees learning experience. The post holder/s will have an opportunity to contribute to the academic curriculum developing and running workshops, seminars and organising self-directed learning experiences in their own area of expertise. In addition, there are opportunities to support trainees in developing their research and clinical competences. The post will work alongside other members of the academic staff to ensure a coherent programme which is responsive to local, regional and national initiatives.

The programme is long established with 48 years’ experience of professional training. The programme has received commendations for innovative practice from the BPS and has recently gained accreditation with the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Therapy and the Association of Family Therapy. In order, to keep up with the times we have also instigated some digital innovations in support of the NHS initiative. The team are committed to novel approaches to teaching and learning to prepare graduates from the programme for clinical practice. As part of this, we are evolving different ways of using digital technology to enhance learning and practice. Employers have provided excellent testimonies on the quality, motivation and creativity of the newly qualified practitioners leaving the programme.

The Clinical Psychology programme is a central element of the teaching and research activity of the School and is also part of the School strategy to develop cross-discipline research aimed at releasing individuals’ potential across the life course; addressing inequalities health and wellbeing; embracing changing societies, environments and communities; intervening to support vital, healthy and creative lives; creating innovative assessment and interventions. We actively encourage interdisciplinary work and have many cross-discipline links.

We are looking for a highly motivated individuals with a creative and collegiate approach to Psychology, and we welcome applicants who are confident in their clinical competence. Applicants with experience of working with people with a learning disability, adults in later life, and who hold formal additional qualifications in CBT or Systemic Therapy would be welcomed. The post-holder needs to hold a practitioner doctorate qualification registered with the HCPC and be eligible to be chartered with the BPS. In addition to salary you will receive a generous annual leave entitlement and excellent development opportunities.  The benefits package includes relocation provision, pension scheme and on-site nursery.

Further information about the University and the School of Psychology can be found at http://www.psy.surrey.ac.uk/.  For an informal discussion please contact Mary John, Head of Psychological Interventions and Programme Lead, m.john@surrey.ac.uk 01483 689267 or Dr Jane Iles Clinical Director, j.iles@surrey.ac.uk  01483 689432, or Dr Laura Simonds, Academic Director l.simonds@surrey.ac.uk 01483 686936 or Dr. Paul Hanna Research Director, p.hanna@surrey.ac.uk 01483 686336.

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