Lecturer in Children’s Nursing

Opening Date:
21 Nov 2023
Closing Date:
3 Dec 2023
Salary Range:

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 ideally as an Advanced Clinical Practitioner

You would either possess or be willing to work towards:

  • Relevant post registration experience as an Advanced Practitioner
  • A Master’s degree qualification in a relevant subject
  • A recognised teacher qualification or willingness to obtain one

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 demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria outlined in the knowledge, qualifications, training, and experience elements of the job description in your supporting statement. This opportunity would suit practitioners that would like to remain in practice and have a split between their current clinical role and the university.

To find out more about the role please contact Matthew Carey / Rebecca Reynolds (matthew.carey@plymouth.ac.uk / rebecca.reynolds@plymouth.ac.uk)

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

This is a part-time, fixed-term position working 14.8 hours per week until 31st August 2024 to cover a period of maternity/adoption leave.

The Faculty of Health holds two Silver Athena Swan Awards and the University holds a Bronze Athena Swan Award which recognises commitment to supporting gender equality within higher education.

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+.