Lecturer in Integrated Practice, Learning Disabilities (Nursing Specialist)

Opening Date:
30 Apr 2024
Closing Date:
14 May 2024
Salary Range:

The School of Health and Society is looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic individual with experience in learning disabilities nursing to deliver a range of teaching and learning opportunities and support students on our Integrated Practice, Learning Disabilities programme, which provides a dual qualification for students in nursing and social work. The programme is one of only two undergraduate programmes in the country and has an excellent reputation, consistently scoring 100% in student satisfaction. It is part of the social work suite of programmes and social work, as a subject area was voted 2nd in the country in the Guardian League Tables for 2024.

The successful candidate will design and deliver engaging teaching materials for a range of modules, with a focus on ‘real world’ learning. They will be committed to delivering an excellent student experience focused on inclusivity and exceptional student outcomes. We are looking for an energetic colleague capable of applying their practice experience into the teaching environment to inspire, motivate and support students and support students on practice placements.

Key Responsibilities

  • Design and deliver a range of teaching materials and modules, as well as setting, marking and assessing work
  • Supervise student projects, including, where appropriate post graduate students and support students on practice placements
  • Extend, transform and apply knowledge acquired from scholarship to learning, research and where appropriate external activities
  • Work with colleagues from across our School to share best practice knowledge and find opportunities to collaborate, where appropriate, to enhance the student experience
  • Promote equality and diversity for students and staff and sustain an inclusive and supportive study and work environment in accordance with University policy

A bit about our school

With over 8,000 students the School of Health & Society is the largest School at the University, with colleagues and students from all over the world. We are a forward-thinking, dynamic school with a commitment to lifelong learning and real-world impact.

We offer programmes across a range of subject areas including counselling, nursing and midwifery, allied and public health, psychology, sociology, social work and social policy, policing and criminology, and sport.

Through our interdisciplinary research network and three research centres, we focus on improving health, social and individual outcomes.

Our award-winning facilities give students real-world experience and we have plans to further develop our estate to build on this success.

By joining us, you will become part of a wide network of professionals, sharing knowledge and expertise. Like us, you will be passionate and committed and will be part of our ambitious journey, to shape the health professionals, community and social leaders of the future.

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive salary – and excellent pension scheme
  • Generous annual leave – plus the option to buy additional days.
  • Flexible working – we support a culture of flexible and hybrid working, subject to business requirements.
  • Professional development – a comprehensive package of training and development opportunities to help you achieve your full potential.
  • The perks! MySalford, our online employee portal, offers a wide range of lifestyle benefits and discounts.
  • Wellbeing – your wellbeing is our priority.