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Senior Teaching Fellow in Low Intensity CBT for Children and Young People

Nursing, Midwifery and Health

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £39,152 to £49,553 Per annum
Full Time Fixed Term for 3 years
Closing Date:  Friday 20 September 2019
Interview Date:   Wednesday 02 October 2019
Reference:  1178319CF

We are seeking to appoint a qualified low intensity CBT practitioner with experience of working with children and young people. You will help us to design and deliver our highly valued low intensity CBT suite of programmes (Education Mental Health Practitioner and Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner), and contribute to our well-developed research portfolio. Your main focus will be with the EMHP programme but the successful applicant would be expected to contribute to the PWP programme.

Be a part of the University of Southampton, an institution in the top 1% of world universities and one of the UK’s top 15 research-intensive universities and a founding member of the prestigious Russell Group ( We have an international reputation for research, teaching and enterprise activities. Nursing at Southampton is currently ranked 5th in the world, and 3rd in the UK according to the QS World Rankings by Subject 2019.

About the School of Health Sciences

Our School of Health Sciences is within the Faculty of Environmental and Life Sciences. We have a strong record of providing an excellent research environment and delivering research with national and international impact. There is a collegiate culture across healthcare professions and integration with other disciplines within the university. We were ranked joint 1stfor Nursing in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework assessment and deliver a range of highly valued health programmes consistently highly rated by students.

The Job

Our vision is to lead and grow our low intensity CBT provision in a global digitalised world by developing our students and staff leadership and innovation skills, such that all will have a pride in their clinically led innovative low intensity CBT education and research at Southampton, which will influence people around the world. You will work with a dedicated, experienced low intensity CBT team, whilst developing your research portfolio.

Daily activities include:

  • Contributing to the design and delivery of low intensity CBT programmes including module leadership, session delivery and marking
  • Assisting in the development of the low intensity CBT research portfolio as part of a research group
  • Acting as a personal academic tutor to students
  • Liaising with programme managers and senior leaders to deliver the low intensity CBT research and education strategy
  • Liaising with clinical practice partners to maintain and develop effective partnership working.

Your job title and salary will be decided upon appointment, dependent on experience.

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Simon Grist, IAPT programmes course director at

Application Procedure

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Sam Stubbs (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 4046. Please quote reference 1178319CF on all correspondence.

Athena SWAN Bronze Award holder: Health Sciences

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

Further details:

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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