Lecturer – Children’s Nursing

Opening Date:
13 Oct 2022
Closing Date:
6 Nov 2022
Salary Range:

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Childrens Nursing team at a progressive and cutting edge university where you can contribute to our undergraduate and post graduate programmed developing the skills and knowledge of our students.

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 Adult and Children Barred List checks.

Interviews are likely to take place on Tuesday 22nd November 2022 and you will be notified if you have been shortlisted or not.

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.

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 18 months.

A willingness to travel is essential as you will be required to travel and work at different University and business locations

Flexible working options including job share will be considered.

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 & adoption leave please visit our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion webpages

We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups such as BAME/BIPOC and LGBT+.