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Senior Clinical tutor
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: SRF28438 - R1

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 09/08/2019

Job live date: 25/07/2019

Salary: £43,247 - £56,394 pro rata per annum

Employment type: Clinical Academic

Department: School of Psychology & Clinical Language Sciences

Division: Charlie Waller Institute

Hours per week: up to 2.8 FTE available

Employment Basis/Type: Part-time/ Full-time/ Permanent

We are seeking to appoint experienced Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) clinicians to provide support for our Director of Training (Children and Young People Programmes) to deliver our postgraduate CBT programmes. The posts will involve teaching, clinical supervision, marking and contribution to the development of the programmes. Our programmes include training for clinicians who work with children and young people so experience of working with this client group is essential.

The posts will involve planning, organising and contributing to teaching programmes, supporting other staff, liaising with external and internal stakeholders, clinical supervision, assessment of students, and helping develop new and existing programmes. Our programmes include training for clinicians who work with a range of clients of different ages, and we are keen for people with experience working with children and young people to apply.

The posts can be applied for as part-time or full-time and they are dedicated to teaching rather than research. We are looking for individuals who are keen to develop their career in clinical training.

There are options available for flexible working requests, including working from home some days a week, to ensure our staff have a good work-life balance. 

For more information on the benefits of working at the University of Reading, please see the benefits brochure attached to this advert.


You will have:

  • Experience in delivering Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) with children, young people and families
  • Experience in teaching Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)
  • Excellent clinical, supervision and teaching skills
  • BABCP accreditation as a CBT therapist or be working towards accreditation
  • Ability to link the science and practice of evidence based psychological therapies
  • Ability to mark effectively and consistently and to tight schedules, and to use standardised measures appropriately.
  • Confident communication skills in a range of settings and with senior colleagues in the NHS and in University settings
  • Ability to understand how and when difficulties arise with implementing evidence-based psychological therapies with children, young people and families; ability to work with clinicians from all backgrounds with a variety of experience to troubleshoot these difficulties.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office packages.
  • Ability to evaluate their own clinical and teaching work.
  • Exceptional organisational ability.


Informal contact details

Contact role:

Director of Training (CYP)

Contact name:

Hannah Whitney

Contact phone:

0118 378 5564

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.


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