Lecturer - Counselling

Trafford College Group
Stockport [Greater Manchester]
£22.86 - £22.87 Per Hour
14 Jul 2021 13:15
28 Jul 2021 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Teaching / Lecturing
Adult Learning, Health & Social Care / Counselling
Contract Type
Permanent, Sessional / Hourly Paid
Hourly Paid
Organisational Type
General Further Education College
Teacher Training
Teacher Training Is Offered

Lecturer - Counselling

Lecturer – Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills
Up to 13.5 hours a week
£22.87 per hour
Stockport Campus

The Trafford College Group has an opportunity for an experienced Counselling Lecturer to join the Team on a flexible hours contract to inspire learners to progress. 

About you: 

If you are passionate about your specialist subject and sharing your knowledge, skills and experience and have an enthusiasm for teaching and learning then there has never been a better time to join Trafford College Group. 

Trafford College Group: 

A Great Place to Work. 

The Trafford College Group has recently entered the next exciting phase of its journey through the merger with Cheadle and Marple 6th Form College. The merger will provide the Group with a unique opportunity to further shape and direct 16-19 and adult education across the borough of Stockport.   

Every year, thousands of students join us on courses that are designed to further their career prospects, enable transition to higher education or simply satisfy a desire to learn new skills and support wellbeing.  Employment at Trafford College Group brings many benefits including:- 

Generous contributory company pension scheme and annual leave entitlement, childcare discounts, onsite Starbucks, Employee Assistance and Wellbeing Programmes, continuous professional development and free parking. 

Our colleagues go above and beyond to ensure that our students get the best possible teaching and support to enable them to reach their ambitions. We expect the very highest standards for all of our students and this is evidenced year after year by our achievement and progression outcomes. 

The Job: 

You will deliver outstanding Counselling lessons across a range of levels using a diverse range of teaching and learning strategies including remote learning via Microsoft Teams as required. 

You will provide learners with an exceptional educational experience enabling them to maximise their potential. 

You will work at our Stockport Campus where we are making a multi-million pound investment in new buildings, better facilities and resources. 

In order to be successful in this role, it is essential that you possess a Degree or a relevant professional qualification together with suitable experience which relates to teaching Counselling courses from level 2 to level 3.  A teaching qualification will also be required along with a commitment to achieve a level 5 qualification within 2 years, or if a vocational area a commitment to achieve teacher qualified status within 2 years.

The successful applicant must:

  • Be a qualified, experienced counsellor in current supervised practice
  • Have a sound theoretical knowledge of Person Centred, CBT and TA
  • Possess a minimum level 4 counselling qualification
  • Be a member of a professional body eg BACP, BABCP, NCS or UKCP
  • Hold professional indemnity insurance

How to apply: 

To apply for this position please visit our website to submit an application form: 


A job description and person specification is available on our website. 

This position is open to direct applicants only. 

Closing date for receipt of applications: 28 July 2021

The Trafford College Group promotes, celebrates and values diversity and is committed to promoting equality for all.  As part of our commitment to being a Disability Confident Employer, all disabled applicants who meet the minimum requirements of the job, as set out in the job description and person specification, will be guaranteed an interview. 

The Trafford College Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all learners and expects all staff to share this commitment.  Employment at the Trafford College Group is subject to an Enhanced DBS Check via the Disclosure and Barring Service and any post in regulated activity will also be subject to an additional barred list check.  

Please note that due to the volume of applications we receive we are unfortunately not able to respond to each applicant.  If you have not been called for interview within 3 weeks of the closing date, you should assume that on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.  



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