Associate Lecturer in Continuing Professional Development (Professional Advocate)

Opening Date:
4 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
26 Feb 2021
Salary Range:

This is an exciting opportunity for experienced Professional Advocates, with varied professional registration (NMC, HCPC), to join the Continuing Professional Development team, which sits in the School of Nursing and Midwifery. The appointed associate lecturers will teach multi-professional student cohorts on the Master’s level Professional Advocate module, within the MSc Advanced Clinical Practice (ACP). The module aims to enable nurses, midwives and other healthcare practitioners to fulfil the PA role and develop competence in deploying the elements of the Advocating for Education and Quality Improvement Model (A-EQUIP).

The post holder will be committed to promoting academic enquiry that develops critical thinking in students; supporting safe, effective and evidence-based decision making, whilst developing expertise that supports existing and more established roles in health and social care settings.

The Three Counties School of Nursing and Midwifery upholds the overall mission of the University by providing high quality, accessible learning opportunities, promoting academic enquiry and the advancement of knowledge. Service user and carer involvement in course development and delivery is an increasingly important aspect of our work, as is inter-professional and interagency working.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Dr Kerry Gaskin, Head of Department for Midwifery and CPD via email at

NB. If you are successful at interview you will be invited to join a pool of sessional lecturers and we will contact you if suitable work becomes available. We are not able to guarantee employment as it will be subject to student numbers. The number of hours available might only be a few hours per week.

*If only an element of work is offered which doesn’t involve additional preparation and administration a standard hourly rate will apply, currently £21.37 including £3.85 holiday pay.