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Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Child and Adolescent Mental Health/Education Mental Health Practitioner

Applied Health & Social Care

Location:  Ormskirk
Salary:  £34,189 to £44,559 per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  Sunday 17 November 2019
Reference:  EHT1141-1019
Number of Positions:  2

Your discipline. Your passion. Our success, together. 

About You 

You will have contemporary interdisciplinary experience and knowledge / practice in child and adolescent mental health, health, social care, youth work, child psychology or education, with therapeutic qualification being essential. You should be able to effectively apply learning to real life situations, in delivering research informed teaching and practical experience across the Applied Health and Social Care portfolio. You will seek out and support new opportunities for curriculum development and contribute to the Department’s research reputation and to the development of relevant knowledge transfer activities.

About the Role

The post arises from AHSC programmes’ success in recruiting high student numbers and success in the bid to deliver the second wave of the Education Mental Health Practitioner (EMHP) training programme. The successful candidate will teach, carry out and publish research and supervise students across all levels within the EMHP programme in particular, the undergraduate and postgraduate child and adolescent mental health and wellbeing programmes and if relevant, other programmes within the Applied Health and Social Care portfolio. The post will appeal to Clinical Psychologists, Registered Mental Health Nurses, Occupational Therapists and Social Workers or others. Qualification in therapeutic interventions such as CBT/IAPT/PWP (psychological therapies) qualification or training would be essential.


We want you to feel happy when you come to work and proud when you go home.

From the moment you join us you have the opportunity to enhance your skills. We offer various routes for progression, a range of specialist development sessions and academic development opportunities along with an award winning and comprehensive staff health & wellbeing programme (HR Excellence Awards 2017). This means you will receive a full academic induction, be enrolled if appropriate on our PGCTHE, benefit from the Edge Hill University CPD scheme (UKPSF) and our annual University Learning and Teaching day all to support your professional development. 

This is just a taste of what we are able to offer you at Edge Hill University.

About Us

“A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” – Times Higher Education. 

We are recognised for our outstanding achievements in student satisfaction, staff engagement, graduate employment and innovation as well as our strengthening research profile, investment and growth. The Times Higher ‘University of the Year’ award also celebrated our distinct role in “transforming lives” – reflecting a distinctive philosophy of creating opportunity from excellence.

The University has been ranked Best University Workplace (Times Higher Education 2015), judged Best UK Employer (European Business Awards 2016) and highly commended in Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2017 for Workplace of the Year.

Based on an award-winning campus in West Lancashire, Edge Hill University offers a stimulating and empowering environment for ambitious and high performing professionals.

For informal enquiries about this vacancy you may wish to contact: Carol Wilson, Associate Head of Applied Health and Social Care

At Edge Hill University we value the benefits a rich and diverse workforce brings to our community and therefore welcome applications from all sections of society

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