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Course Director

Scheme at NHS

  • LocationNewport, UK
  • Position levelScheme
  • Job period iconFull-time employment
  • Application deadline iconApply by 07 Jan, 2019
  • Application deadline iconPosted on 08 Nov, 2018
  • Start date iconStart date:
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  • Competitive£ 50,132.0 per year
Employer:Central Advertising - OtherDepartment:Charlie Waller Institute, University of ReadingLocation:ReadingSalary:£40,792 - £50,132 per annum
We are looking for a course director for the Charlie Waller Institute’s Graduate/Postgraduate Certificate and Diploma programmes in Brief Evidence-Based Psychological Treatments for the Clinical and Education settings for children and young people. The successful candidate will lead on the design and delivery of an exciting new programme for Children and Young People’s Improving Access to Psychological Therapies programme, which is due to start at the end of January 2019.
Please get in touch with the main contact to receive a link with further information about the project.
This Graduate/Postgraduate programmes provide training in the delivery of evidence-based CBT-informed interventions for working in healthcare settings and in schools and colleges as part of our suite of CWI training programmes across the central and south east regions. This is a unique opportunity to take a central role in the implementation of a major new national programme for workforce development in children and young people’s mental health set out in the recent green paper. The post will involve leading on the development of the new education mental health practitioner programme, its delivery and linking it closely with our wellbeing practitioner programme.
We are therefore seeking a highly innovative and experienced academic/clinician who has knowledge of both therapeutic work with children and young people in school settings and knowledge and experience of postgraduate education.
The post holder may also input onto other programmes as appropriate. The post can be taken up as a secondment or University contract and is fixed term for two years. The post holder will join a supportive and enthusiastic team working in a research active School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences. This role offers a wide range of opportunities to develop your career and to work at the cutting edge of linking theory, research, teaching and clinical practice.
You will have:
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to inspire others to deliver excellence in every aspect of the programmes and to support other staff and students.
  • Excellent clinical skills reflected in an ability to engage with children, young people and their families, and to link the science and practice of brief evidence-based psychological therapies for depression, anxiety and behavioural problems.
  • Engaging and innovative skills in teaching and training demonstrated by student feedback.
  • The ability to assess students’ clinical and academic work effectively and consistently and to use any appropriate standardised measures appropriately.
  • The ability to understand where difficulties may arise with implementing evidence-based psychological therapies; ability to work with clinicians from all backgrounds with a variety of experience to troubleshoot these difficulties.
  • The ability to use the full range of MS Office packages.
  • The ability to critically evaluate own clinical and teaching work.
  • Exceptional organisational ability.

Informal contact details

Alternative informal contact details

Contact role:

Director of Clinical Studies

Contact role:

Deputy Director of Training

Contact name:

Pamela Myles-Hooton

Contact name:

Hannah Whitney

Contact phone:

0118 3785654

Contact phone:

Contact email:
p.myles@reading.ac.uk

Contact email:

h.l.whitney@reading.ac.uk
The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, is a Stonewall Diversity and Global Diversity Champion, and supports the principles of the Race Equality Charter and Athena SWAN. Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.
Job Type:Fixed term (2 years)Pay Scheme:OtherStaff Group:Allied Health Professionals

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