Lecturer – Children’s Nursing

Opening Date:
17 Jan 2022
Closing Date:
6 Feb 2022
Salary Range:

Faculty of Health

School of Nursing and Midwifery

Ref: A8404
Lecturer – Children’s Nursing
Salary/Grade: £35,326 to £50,296 per annum – Grade 7/8

This is an exciting chance to be part of the Children’s nursing lecture team at a progressive and cutting-edge University in a beautiful location, where you can really make a difference.

As a lecturer at University of Plymouth, you will be expected to contribute to, and as appropriate, lead the provision of outstanding undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, scholarship and knowledge transfer. At Plymouth, being an outstanding teacher involves being an outstanding scholar, so that delivery enhances the learning environment and contributes to a high-quality student experience.

You will specifically contribute to the academic development of children’s nursing relating to the care of children and families in all healthcare settings. You will join our enthusiastic and proactive children’s nursing team who have expertise in primary and secondary care teaching across all programmes where children and young people come into contact with health care.

You will currently have the following experience to bring to this role:

  • Registration as a children’s nurse on the Nursing and Midwifery Council register
  • In depth knowledge and understanding of current children’s nursing practice
  • Ideally contemporary experience in clinical skills teaching
  • An awareness of current priorities
  • Evidence of the potential to contribute scholarly activity
  • Relevant recent clinical experience

You would either possess or be willing to work towards:

  • A Master’s degree qualification in a relevant health related subject.
  • A recognised teacher qualification or willingness to obtain one

Please demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria outlined in the knowledge, qualifications, training and experience elements of the job description in your supporting statement.

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role then please contact Janet Kelsey in the first instance by email jakelsey@plymouth.ac.uk. Due to Covid 19 telephone contact will be made as requested following this.

This role will require an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check plus a Children’s Barred List check.

This is a full-time position working 37 hours per week and is fixed-term to cover a period of maternity leave which is anticipated to be for approximately 12 months.

Flexible working options including job share will be considered.

Closing Date: 12 Midnight, Sunday 6th February 2022

We offer a competitive salary package and a generous pension and holiday scheme. We also offer a range of other benefits, including ongoing development opportunities.

The University of Plymouth is a diverse, welcoming community where everyone makes a difference and is encouraged to bring their whole selves to work. To find out more about our inclusive community, initiatives such as Athena Swan and the Race Equality Charter and our range of benefits / support mechanisms such as flexible working, staff networks and enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave please visit our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion webpages

We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups at the University of Plymouth, such as BAME/BIPOC and LGBT+.

For further information and to apply, please visit www.plymouth.ac.uk/jobs and search for vacancy A8404.