Faculty Head, Applied Psychotherapy & Counselling
Metanoia Institute is the leading provider of fully accredited higher education in psychotherapy and counselling. Metanoia Institute develops the next generation of professional counsellors and psychotherapists and provides placement opportunities and community engagement through the Metanoia Counselling and Psychotherapy Service (MCPS), a low-cost clinic. The Institute is registered with the OfS and is currently in the process of applying for Degree Awarding Powers in its own right. The vision of Metanoia Institute is to be fully acknowledged as the sector leader in this specialist area and to develop innovative entry courses and CPD for the profession and to promote employability/entrepreneurship in counselling and psychotherapy.
The Head of Faculty One will report to the Deputy CEO and hold responsibility for the innovative development of the Faculty as a leading provider of entry programmes for counselling and psychotherapy training, CPD, employability and entrepreneurship in the professional field. The post holder will enhance the strength, standing and reputation of Faculty One as a world-class provider of counselling and psychotherapy qualifications and training.
The primary role of the Faculty Head is to provide strong academic leadership for the programmes and courses within the Faculty, incuding:
- MSc/Diploma in Contemporary Person-Centred Psychotherapy and Applications
- MSc/Diploma in Tranactional Analysis Psychotherapy
- MSc/Diploma in Gestalt Psychotherapy
- MSc/Diploma in Integrative Psychotherapy
- MSc/Diploma in Humanistic Counselling
- BSc (Hons) in Person-Centred Counselling
- BSc (Hons) in Reflective Therapeutic Practice Post-Qualification
- BSc (Hons) in Reflective Therapuetic Practice Therapeutic Skills Certificate (entry qualification)
Additionally, the Faculty Head is responsible for fiscal management and the financial growth of the faculty through the development and leadership of:
- an outstanding programme of professional introduction courses, certficated courses, CPD and MHFP;
- new and innovative income generation, including development of a business strategy for Faculty One;
- developing an active alumni membership;
- management and training of supervisors;
- leadership of UKCP and BACP re-accreditation processes;
- effective engagement with external bodies, stakeholders and the public.
All Faculty Heads are members of the Executive and are required to lead, manage and develop their academic/research programmes to the highest possible standards of excellence. They will be supported by the Chief Executive, Deputy Chief Executive and by colleagues from within the Faculty, by the Director of Finance and Head of Policy, Planning and Compliance.
Faculty Heads are required to exercise leadership, demonstrate vision, and empower others in order to deliver the agreed Institute strategy. It is recognised that the methods by which the Faculty Heads carry out their duties and the extent of delegation will depend on such factors as the range of duties, the size and nature of the Programmes and the personal approach of the individual Faculty Head.