Counselling Lecturer



£25.91 – £33.59 per hour (depending on skills and experience – includes holiday pay) 


Do you have expertise and are passionate about educating the next generation of counsellors? 

This post provides an excellent opportunity for a highly qualified counsellor to join our team. We are seeking a counselling specialist qualified to level 5/6 or above to teach our Foundation Degree students. The ideal candidate will have a good working knowledge of the person-centred approach, but we would welcome applications from those with other backgrounds. The ability to teach into Research and Personal Development modules would be advantageous, as well as the ability to work on Wednesdays and Fridays. Experience of teaching and assessment within a collaborative team is preferred for this role, however, we are also keen to hear from people with a counselling background who might not be qualified teachers, as we can support with appropriate training.  

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 5. The department delivers outstanding provision 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. 

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 including a competitive hourly rate, 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,  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 on site 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 equality 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. This position is subject to Safer Recruitment procedures which include criminal convictions checks, barred from working with children checks and any necessary overseas checks’ 

Closing date: Monday 25th September 2023 at 9.00am 

Interview date: Thursday 28th September 2023   




Vacancy Details

Job Location: Hereford
Salary: £25.91 - £33.59 per hour (depending on skills and experience – includes holiday pay) 
Contract: Hourly Paid
Working Hours: Flexible
Possible Start Date: ASAP
Listing Expires: Monday 25th September 2023 at 9.00am