College of Life and Environmental Sciences, Psychology
Associate Lecturer: Education Mental Health Practitioner Programme (EHMP) and Wellbeing Practitioner for Children and Young People (CWP) (Education and Scholarship)
We are currently recruiting for a full-time post (part-time applications will also be considered at 0.6FTE or above), available from 1st of July 2022 on a fixed term contract to 31st December 2023 within the Clinical Education Research and Development (CEDAR) team. We anticipate extending the posts beyond that point subject to expected funding.
About the position
In line with the government’s stated priorities (DoH & DoE, 2018) to increase access and availability of mental health and wellbeing support for children and young people, the new Education Mental Health Practitioner (EMHP) workforce represent a significant step towards achieving this. Based within Clinical Education Development and Research (CEDAR) at the University of Exeter, the College wishes to recruit a 1.0 FTE Associate Lecturer to work with academics in support of the delivery of the EMHP programme.
This role is part of a substantial DoH and DoE investment to develop improved mental health support within the education sector and the successful candidate will be teaching alongside an established academic team who have a proven record of teaching excellence; delivering a curriculum driven by evidence-based practice.
The post will include supporting the student learning experience using a range of approaches and modes of delivery appropriate to the teaching and development of clinical competency within the education setting. Specifically, you will work within a wider team to support the delivery of the curriculum associated with the new EHMP and their delivery as part of the wider mental health support teams for education.
Our Exeter Academic initiative supports high performing academics to achieve their potential and develop their career.
This role may be subject to additional background screening.
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The University of Exeter
We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 150 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022 and QS World University Ranking 2022). We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, achieving a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2017.
Our research income in recent years means we’re the fastest growing UK Research University with some of the world’s most influential scientists, and we seek to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today through this. 98% of our research is of international quality (2014 Research Excellence Framework). We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students. Read about our world leading research – Green Futures and how we are transforming education for a changing world. We are located in a beautiful part of the country and Exeter (a fast growing tech hub) is one of only a few UK cities to have been designated as a UNESCO Creative City
Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment
With over 27,000 students and 6,400 staff from 180 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community. Reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces.
We offer some fantastic benefits including:
For further information please contact Rob Kidney by emailing R.J.Kidney2@exeter.ac.uk
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