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Hourly Paid Counselling Lecturer

Position Details



(£24.95 – £32.62 depending on skills, experience and level of delivery – includes holiday pay)

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

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.

This post provides an excellent opportunity for a highly qualified counsellor to join our team. We are seeking a counselling specialist who is keen to contribute to the teaching within the department. There will be opportunities to teach on a variety of programmes, so a higher counselling qualification would be very useful.  Experience of teaching programmes is preferred for this role however, we are also keen to hear from people with a counselling background who are interested in teaching, as we can support with appropriate training.

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 salary,  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,  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 5th June at midday

Interview date: Friday 9th June

Vacancy Details

Job Location: Hereford
Salary: £24.95 - £32.62 depending on skills, experience and level of delivery - includes holiday pay
Contract: Hourly Paid
Working Hours: Flexible
Possible Start Date: ASAP
Interview Date: Friday 9th June
Listing Expires: Monday 5th June at midday