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Associate Tutor in Counselling and Psychotherapy

Allied Health, Social Work & Wellbeing

Location:  Ormskirk
Salary:  £49.64 – £55.84 per hour
Part-time, Associate Tutor Bank
Post Type:  Part Time
Closing Date:  Monday 22 April 2024
Reference:  EHAT1792-0324

We’re here to create and harness knowledge, to deliver opportunity for everyone. 

 About the Role

This is an exciting opportunity for an Associate Tutor in Counselling and Psychotherapy.

The department of Social Work and Wellbeing is a well-established and successful team within the Faculty of Health, Social Care & Medicine. The current portfolio of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes has experienced a growth in popularity over recent years, reflected in an increase in applications. These are contemporary and exciting programmes which aim to develop graduates who are highly employable and well equipped to work in the field of health and social care. The department is dynamic, forward thinking, innovative and research active, with a variety of programmes on offer. Our suite of programmes offers diverse opportunities for our students, whilst the diverse backgrounds of the academic team complement each other, leading to a collaborative and academically stimulating learning environment for students and staff. 

Please note earliest start date for this post will be 1st September 2024.

For informal enquiries about this vacancy you may wish to contact: Paul Rimmer, Associate Head of Social Work & Wellbeing at

 About You

As an Associate Tutor in Counselling and Psychotherapy, you will be able to support the diverse academic and personal needs of individual students as well as reflect on own skills and knowledge, and to seek opportunities to develop, you will be proactive and dynamic in your approaches to teaching, learning and assessment.  You will possess a keen interest and enthusiasm for in your subject area an a creativity to how you will impact knowledge and understanding.

To be successful in the role, you must have

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience of working with multiple modalities of counselling and psychotherapy
  • The ability to apply learning to real life situations, delivering research informed teaching and practical and skills experience.

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.

Rewards & Benefits

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 a range of specialist development sessions and academic development opportunities including free foreign language evening classes, along with an award winning and comprehensive staff health & wellbeing programme (HR Excellence Awards 2017).

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

 About Us

At Edge Hill University we believe in the life changing opportunities knowledge can create. Since 1885, we’ve been creating access to knowledge for those who may not have had the opportunity to before. 

Today, the effect we have has a far-reaching impact, not just for those who come to study here but for those who work, invest in, and live in our local communities too. So, if you’ve ever wondered if one person can make a difference, simply speak to our alumni, students, and award-winning staff.

Because for us education isn’t about how much you take in. It’s about what you take out into the world. 

Inspiring minds and changing futures since 1885, Edge Hill University is “A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” – Times Higher Education. 


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