Lecturer in Advanced Practice with special interest in Prescribing

Opening Date:
2 Oct 2023
Closing Date:
22 Oct 2023
Salary Range:

The School of Nursing and Midwifery at the University of Plymouth is a provider of first-class contemporary education, informed by research and innovation. We offer contemporary and dynamic multi-professional advanced practice which include Non-Medical prescribing as a core or optional module, depending on the programme. The prescribing course offers students a robust framework to enhance their clinical practice and achieve annotation on their professional register for Independent and Supplementary Prescribing.

The school is looking for an exceptional individual with experience and enthusiasm for prescribing to join the Advanced Practice team as we expand our provision across the Peninsula. We are committed to providing students with innovative and high-quality postgraduate programmes that meet the needs of clinicians and services, that prepare the next generation of practitioners across clinical disciplines to deliver high quality, safe, competent, and evidenced based practice for their patients.

Registration with either the NMC, HCPC or GPhC is essential, including annotation for Independent and Supplementary Prescribing. You should possess appropriate professional qualifications, relevant post registration experience as a prescriber, a higher Degree in health or a related subject, relevant postgraduate qualifications, and a teaching qualification (or be willing to work to achieve this).

There is an essential requirement within this role that you will be required to travel to and work at different University sites and/or other business locations that may not be easily accessible by public transport. Please refer to the job description for further information.

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

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 Rachel Pascoe by email at rachel.pascoe@plymouth.ac.uk

Interviews are likely to take place week commencing Monday 13th November 2023 and you will be notified if you have been shortlisted or not.

This is a full-time, permanent position, working 37 hours a week.

Flexible working options including job share will be considered.

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 Faculty of Health holds a Silver Athena Swan Award and the University holds a Bronze Athena SWAN Award which recognises commitment to advancing women’s careers in STEMM academia.

Staff appointed within the Faculty of Health may be able to join the NHS pension scheme subject to eligibility criteria.

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.