Lecturer in Children’s Nursing

Opening Date:
1 Feb 2024
Closing Date:
26 Feb 2024
Salary Range:

As a lecturer at University of Plymouth, you will be expected to contribute to, and as appropriate, lead the provision of high-quality undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, scholarship and knowledge transfer. To deliver high-quality teaching requires a children’s nursing lecturer to maintain and grow their knowledge and skills base, as an expert in their field.

You will specifically contribute to the academic development of children’s nursing relating to the care of children and families across 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 healthcare. Our teaching span across undergraduate and post-graduate delivery and we as a university are pleased to include the development of a new Advanced Clinical Paediatric pathway.

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 in both education and service delivery
  • A willingness to grow their own education to deliver high quality teaching and learning
  • Relevant recent practice experience

You would either possess or be willing to work towards:

  • 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 refer to the job description for further information.

For an informal discussion please contact Dr Matt Carey by email matthew.carey@plymouth.ac.uk

This role will require an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check plus Adult and Children Barred List checks.

Interviews are likely to take place week commencing 11th March 2024.

This is an advert for two part-time jobs, 1 x 14.8 hours permanent 1 x 14.8 hours fixed term to cover a period of maternity leave which is anticipated to be up until 31st August 2024. Consideration will be given to combining both of these jobs into one position.

Flexible working options available including secondment with current employer will be considered for the fixed-term position.

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.

You must currently be registered with the following registration board: The Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC).