Lecturer in Children Nursing

Opening Date:
13 Oct 2022
Closing Date:
30 Oct 2022
Salary Range:

Challenging, interesting and constantly changing, the University of Derby is an exceptional place to learn and an incredibly rewarding place to work.

Ours is an extraordinary educational environment and because we specialise in identifying and developing individual potential, you can be confident you’ll receive all the help and encouragement you need to build a rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress.

Our combined higher and further education offering is spread over campuses in Derby, Buxton, Leek and Chesterfield and we have some of the best university facilities in the UK, investing more than £200 million in facilities in the last 10 years.

We achieve outstanding results for our teaching and research and with more than 34,000 people choosing to study with us every year, we depend on the dedication of a team of 2,200 academic and professional services staff.

Financially strong and seriously ambitious we offer our employees a family-friendly, rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress.

About the role

The University of Derby has expanded its provision in nursing education including children nursing. Our children Nursing provision is growing, and in our strive to expand our staffing resource, we are seeking to recruit an educator to contribute to the delivery of this programme.

This post is an opportunity for applicants/Children Nurses who are exploring career in academia. You will have the skills and knowledge to teach across the children nursing programmes.

It is essential that the successful candidate is focused on providing an excellent student experience and understands the importance of supporting students in the workplace. You will have a strong clinical and/or educational background, be innovative, and creative and will contribute to enhancing the quality of children nursing education.

The university is committed to provide mentoring support to new academics and support their Continuous professional development.

This is a part time position – 0.6 FTE, 3 days per week

Please note that unfortunately, this role will not attract sufficient points to obtain a sponsored Skilled Worker visa under the UK Visas & Immigration points-based immigration system; however, applications are welcome from candidates who do not currently have the right to work in the UK, but who would be eligible to obtain a valid visa via another route. Please consult the Home office website for further information.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect everyone who works for us to also share this commitment and to treat people with courtesy and respect.