Lecturer in Counselling

Location: Ashley Down Salary: £31,437 -£ 39,296 per annum - pro- rata for part time roles Closing Date: 2nd August 2024

Contract: 0.5 FTE Maternity Cover

Actual Salary: £15,718 – £19,648  

There’s never been a better time to join the fantastic team here at City of Bristol College, with recent investment in our already outstanding teaching facilities the College has a great deal on offer for both staff and students. We have an exciting new opportunity for an enthusiastic and proactive lecturer.

Our Benefits:

  • A generous holiday entitlement of 26 holiday days, plus bank holidays and 10 closure days which fall over Christmas to spend time with friends and families.
  • Membership to the Local Government Pension Scheme with employer contributions of 18.0 %
  • Great discounts on hair and beauty treatments offered on site
  • Family-friendly policies including flexible and hybrid working working, compassionate leave, enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave, parental leave, job share and fostering friendly leave
  • Up to 3 days paid volunteer leave
  • Excellent facilities including study centres, City Salon, multi-faith prayer rooms, bike storage, City Restaurant (situated at College Green and at SBSA), refectories
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • A variety of online shopping discounts and offers and cash health plan
  • Plus a supportive package to ensure continuous professional development.

Please see our Staff Benefits Booklet for more information.

About the role:

The Health, Science, Education and Care department is a large and diverse and which delivers study programmes, adult professional programme and HE provision across Early Years, Health & Social Care, Applied Science, Education and Counselling.  

The Counselling section runs a number of professional and Higher Education programmes, aimed at aspiring practitioners within the field of Counselling.  This post would be mostly teaching on the newly designed Foundation Degree. Level 4 and 5.

You will be a confident communicator with the ability to build and maintain excelling working relationships with colleagues, students and stakeholders both internally and externally.

Contact us:

We would be interested in speaking to any potential candidates who would like to gain more information or insight about this role and we would be happy to arrange an inform11al discussion with our Head of Department, regarding any questions you might have.  Please feel free to contact our HR department to arrange.  

About us:

At City of Bristol College, we have one goal: to help our students succeed. We offer the widest range of academic and vocational qualifications in the area, with more than 1,000 courses available from entry to degree level.  We provide education and training to approximately 12,000 students each year. The College is made up of five centres across Bristol and each centre offers excellent, well-equipped, purpose-built facilities. In addition, we have a wide range of community partners allowing us to offer courses in venues across the city. More information about the College can be found on our website. 

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed.  We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join us.

We are also committed to becoming a Trauma informed setting. We recognise that some of our students have experienced adversity and Trauma and that for some, these experiences may be an ongoing part of everyday life. With this awareness a Trauma Informed approach is embedded in how we work in all departments across the college and this is enhanced by regular staff training and support.

City of Bristol College is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults. The search of the online presence will be conducted for the successful candidates. All new employees to the College are required to complete and obtain an enhanced DBS disclosure. A copy of our Safeguarding Policy can be found on the College website. 

Please see our Job Description, Person Specification, Conditions of Service and Applicant information for more information.  

Closing date: 2 August 2024

Interview date:  19 August 2024

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