REF044 – Ac2
School of Health & Life Sciences; Adult Nursing, Community and Health Division and Mental Health, Midwifery and Health Division
Posts – Lecturer in Mental Health (Lanarkshire Campus) Permanent
Starting Salary per annum: £40,522 – 48,349 (pro rata)
Opportunities have arisen for AC2 lecturers to join the Community and Health & Mental Health teams within the School of Health and Life Sciences, where teaching and research are at the heart of all the school’s activities. Ideally, the successful candidates will be a registered adult nurse or mental health nurse and qualified, or soon to be qualified, to Masters level. Other professional accredited body registrations, such as HCPC, with the appropriate professional experience may be considered, but preference will be given to applicants registered with the NMC.
You will join a dedicated team who strive to continuously inspire our students and wider University community – and, through modern teaching and impactful research, continue to deliver innovative solutions to some of the world’s biggest challenges.
The posts require skilled and motivated people with clinical credibility to contribute to the currency and clinical relevance of our adult nursing, mental health and social care programmes, and to deliver and develop our post graduate portfolio. The ability to contribute to module and programme development is integral to this post, along with engagement in wider academic activities such as consultancy, CPD, and scholarship to enhance teaching or academic knowledge.
The successful candidate should have the following:
- Degree and relevant postgraduate qualification (near completion of Master’s degree)
- Professional Body qualification
- A sufficient breadth or depth of knowledge and experience in the discipline of mental health to work within established teaching programmes.
- Awareness of strategies to promote and assess learning.
- Understand equality and diversity issues as they may impact on academic content and issues relating to student need.
- Commitment to delivering high quality teaching and supporting an outstanding student experience.
The School of Health & Life Sciences at UWS offers innovative teaching and research opportunities, firmly focused on the real-world challenges facing the healthcare and life sciences sectors. The School is involved in the British Council Gender Advancement through Transforming Institutions in India project and the British Council and SEAMAO RIHED Gender Equality and Diversity (GEDI), and take pride in the strong links we have with partner organisations across the private, public and third sectors
We offer our staff a caring and supportive environment, across five campuses, and a competitive benefits package which includes:
- 35 days of annual leave, plus a further 12 days for public/university holidays
- 23% employer’s pension contribution, including death in service benefits on joining the pension scheme
- A flexible approach to working pattern and work-life balance
- Employee discount scheme across 3,500 retailers
- Fitness facilities across our campuses
- Access to a range of health and wellbeing resources, including occupational health, physiotherapy, and access to our Employee Assistance Programme
- Professional, career and research development opportunities.
Closing date: Monday 9th October 2023
Interview date: TBC