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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Learning Disability Nursing

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27 Apr 2022
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26 May 2022
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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Learning Disability Nursing School of Health and Social Work FTE: 1.0 FTE Duration of Contract: Permanent post Salary: Lecturer UH7 £34,304 to £40,927; Senior Lecturer UH8 £40,927 to £51,799 pa depending on skills and experience Location: College Lane Campus The School of Health and Social Work at the University of Hertfordshire has a long-established reputation as a centre for excellence for healthcare education. Our vision is to transform lives through our education, research and community engagement activities. This is an exciting opportunity to join the School as a Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer in Learning Disability nursing, joining a supportive and friendly academic team. The role requires an enthusiastic, committed and student-focused individual who is keen to play a key role in the provision of high-quality, evidence-informed nursing and nursing associate education. Main duties & responsibilities The Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Learning Disability Nursing will provide high quality academic input in relation to the planning, teaching, assessing and evaluation of programmes of study at undergraduate and postgraduate levels (BSc & MSc-including apprenticeship, and the Nursing Associate Degree Apprenticeship), and contributing to our continuing professional development portfolio. At Senior Lecturer level you would be expected to take on Module Leadership. Skills and experience needed You will have experience of working with people with a learning disability and supporting and or teaching nursing students and knowledge of current NMC requirements and standards of proficiency. You will be able to demonstrate evidence of teamworking and working autonomously as well as having excellent written and verbal communication skills. Experience of successful partnership working with practice partners and students would be desirable at Senior Lecturer level. Qualifications required For the Lecturer position, you will be registered with a relevant professional body (e.g. Registered with the NMC; Registered with HCPC as Social Worker or Occupational Therapist) and hold a honours degree in a relevant subject. In addition, for the Senior Lecturer position, you will hold a master’s degree or a Level 7 qualification such as a PgDip. Doctoral study would be desirable. A teaching qualification or willingness to work towards this is essential for both positions. Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Our commitment to the University’s Safeguarding Policy, requires that the recruitment of staff in this area, will require the minimum of a Basic DBS Check. In the course of our work and University-led activities, there may be external contractual obligations where a further Enhanced Check is required. DBS checks may require renewal in line with policy. Overseas applicants and UK applicants who have lived abroad Successful applicants who have lived outside the UK, for 12 months or more (whether continuously or in total), in the last 10 years, will be required to produce a ‘Certificate of Good Character/Conduct’ from each of those countries. For a full list of responsibilities and duties and more information please refer to the job description. Contact Details Gamu Tendayi, Professional Lead g.tendayi2@herts.ac.uk. Mobile:07715811459