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Clinical Tutor - CYP WP

Job Reference : SRF22559
Location : Whiteknights Reading UK
Closing Date : 05/04/2018
Live Date : 08/03/2018
Salary : £31,931 - 40,491 per annum
Employment Type : Clinical Academic
School / Function : School of Psychology & Clinical Language Sciences
Department : Charlie Waller Institute
Hours Per week : 1.0 FTE
Contract Duration : Full-Time, Fixed Term

We require a clinical tutor to work full-time or part-time to provide support for our Deputy Director (CYP) in the delivery of CBT-informed graduate and postgraduate certificate courses for the Children and Young People’s Improving Access to Psychological Therapies programme. The post will involve teaching, marking, and contribution to the development of the programmes.

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 three years.  The post can be applied for as full-time or part-time, with a minimum fte of 0.4 (two days).  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.  

Main duties and responsibilities

  • To deliver teaching
  • To mark and moderate students’ coursework, in-class tests, and therapy recordings according to standardised measures
  • To contribute to the development of the programme

Please see the job description for more detail of the main duties and responsibilities.  The post will have limited day to day supervision and the responsible person is expected to make decisions, and identify issues and respond appropriately.   

You will have:

  • Excellent clinical skills reflected in an ability to engage with clients and to link the science and practice of evidence-based psychological interventions for children and young people.
  • Excellent teaching skills demonstrated by feedback from those previously taught.
  • Ability to mark effectively and consistently and to tight schedules, and to use standardised measures appropriately.
  • Exceptional ability to communicate the theory and practice of evidence-based psychological therapies. These communication skills must be both written and verbal.  The post must be able to communicate with a range of project stakeholders at all levels from students to senior NHS and University managers, and work effectively as part of a team.
  • 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.
  • Ability to use the full range of MS Office packages.
  • Ability to critically evaluate own clinical and teaching work.
  • Exceptional organisational ability.

Closing date: 05/04/2018
Interview date: 13/04/2018


Informal contact details

Alternative informal contact details

Contact role:

Director of Clinical Studies

Contact role:

Senior Clinical Tutor

Contact name:

Pamela Myles-Hooton

Contact name:

Catherine Ghouse

Contact phone:

0118 3785654

Contact phone:


Contact email:

Contact email:

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.


This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

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