Lecturer in Learning Disabilities

Opening Date:
21 Apr 2023
Closing Date:
4 May 2023
Salary Range:

Every member of our University is part of the inspiring, supportive, and caring community known as Team Teesside.

What we offer you:

  • A holiday entitlement of 259 hours (35 days), plus bank holidays
  • Additional leave over the Christmas and New Year period during the Christmas closure
  • Special leave to support a range of circumstances
  • Hybrid working arrangements: 60% On Campus 40% Working from home
  • Flexi time scheme
  • A variety of provision to support staff with personal development and recognition
  • A range of family friendly benefits
  • An employee benefits platform which provides discounts with 350+ retailers and access to health and wellbeing resources

At Teesside University, we are ambitious in our goals, vision and aspirations. We challenge expectations and push the boundaries of what is possible. From transforming our campus through a £300m investment and capital development programme, to creating outstanding, innovative academic programmes, our work is always relevant and purpose-driven.

We believe that innovation powers our steps and are motivated to make a difference through positive social impact. We work in partnership with individuals and businesses to devise creative solutions not limited by imagination. We work at pace, and are always future-facing, with our teaching, learning and research focused on addressing the challenges of tomorrow, today. We do not stand still.

The School of Health and Life Sciences is now seeking to appoint a Learning Disability Lecturer. We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic Learning Disability Nurse (RN Learning Disabilities) with significant clinical experience. The successful applicant will contribute to teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, and have a desire to engage with research opportunities, knowledge exchange, enterprise, and business engagement within the Department of Nursing & Midwifery.

Applicants must be a Registered Nurse (RN learning Disability) with current NMC registration. You must have a First degree and Masters in a relevant discipline/equivalent professional qualification or significant practical work experience in a related discipline. Successful applicants must have completed (or be willing to complete) the University Leadership and Management Programmes. You must also hold or be willing to achieve a relevant Teaching Qualification normally within two years of employment i.e. PGCHE/Higher Education Academy (Associate Fellow/Senior Fellow) accreditation.

This post is available on a full-time, job share or flexible working basis. (If you wish to apply on a job share or flexible working basis you must state this on your application).

Please be advised that due to the minimum salary thresholds imposed by the UKVI, this post MAY qualify for University sponsorship under the Skilled Worker visa route.

If you are shortlisted, your interview will take place via Microsoft Teams. Please note that the University may ask you to participate in a number of selection activities as part of the recruitment process for this vacancy.