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Counselling Lecturer (0.5 contract)

Location:Hereford Campus

Position Details


£12,316 - £16,419 (£24,632 - £32,838 FTE)


Counselling is placed within one of the largest departments in this highly successful Further Education College.  We offer courses from level 1 through to Level 6.  The department is a Grade 1 area with exceptional success rates.  We would like to build upon this and appoint a dynamic, innovative and student centred lecturer who can motivate and support our learners.

We are seeking an experienced Counsellor with a degree in a relevant subject and experience of being a professional Counsellor.  There will be opportunities to teach on all programmes so a higher qualification would be useful.  Experience of teaching programmes is essential for this role.

The post provides an excellent opportunity for a highly qualified person to join a team of experienced Counsellors.

Lecturers in the Counselling Department work closely together following a common programme and using a variety of methods.  The department is well resourced and the team is supportive.  Emphasis is placed on sharing best practice and developing creative approaches to teaching and learning.

A comprehensive package of employee benefits is in place includng a competitive salary, above average holiday entitlement, eligibility to join a defined benefit pension scheme with excellent financial contributions of 23.68% by the College and pension death in service grant of 3 x salary, generous occupational sickness, maternity, paternity and shared parental leave pay schemes, high number of free on-site parking bays, access to a range of free CPD events, professional qualifications and recreational courses, flexible working policy, eye care voucher scheme,  cycle to work scheme, wellbeing support, use of free gymnasium, reduced fees for on site children's nursery, access to competitively priced food outlets, access to on site training restaurant and occasional free hairdressing and beauty treatments.

As one of the largest employers in Hereford we offer a friendly, honest and respectful working environment.  We promote the safety and quality and diversity of our workforce and have a supportive approach to the development of our staff both on a personal and professional level.

HLNSC is committed to equality of opportunity, safeguarding including the Prevent Duty and promoting the welfare of all learners and expects all members of staff to share this commitment.

Closing date:   29th June 2022

Interview date:  6th July 2022