Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing

Opening Date:
9 Jul 2021
Closing Date:
21 Jul 2021
Salary Range:

ARU is a vibrant workplace and our University is gaining prominence nationally and internationally. We have ambitious plans for the future and we are determined that our students and staff will realise their full potential. Our main campuses in the cities of Cambridge, Chelmsford and Peterborough have been transformed with major capital investment. With an annual turnover of over £200m, we are a major force for higher education and one of the largest universities in the East of England.

The Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine & Social Care is the largest faculty in the university and constantly pursues innovative approaches to develop and deliver curricula to meet the ever-changing educational needs of the Health and Social Care workforce. Our faculty offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, from foundation degrees to doctoral study.

Our provision in the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Chelmsford includes Pre-Registration Nursing, Dual Registration Awards and Apprenticeships courses. Our dynamic approach ensures that our students are well supported and receive a high quality, evidence-informed, educational experience, and a sound knowledge of key concepts is essential. We have a number of world-leading nursing and healthcare researchers in our Faculty, and are seeking to further develop and support research, innovation and knowledge exchange across the School.

We’re recruiting for Lecturers in Mental Health Nursing in Essex at our Chelmsford campus. This post will include planning and managing learning and teaching for both pre- and post-registration nursing students, facilitating online and face to face teaching (including simulated clinical skills), acting as an academic assessor for NMC approved courses, link activity to support practice-based learning, as well as contributing to the research, innovation, and knowledge exchange activities of the School and wider Faculty.

With a Master’s degree or first degree with significant clinical experience and ongoing evidence of CPD, you will also hold a current registration with the UK NMC as a mental health nurse. You’ll have extensive experience of contemporary clinical practice and/or clinical education, excellent written and oral communication skills, be IT literate with a sound knowledge of Microsoft Office, and the ability to think innovatively and be able to meet deadlines. You’ll contribute to curriculum development and work co-operatively and as part of a team. With an enthusiastic and flexible approach and good interpersonal and negotiating skills, you’ll demonstrate commitment to our values with a willingness to contribute to the collective life of the Faculty.

Informal enquiries can be made to Laura Adley, Deputy Head of School for Mental Health Nursing. Telephone discussion can be arranged via email.

This appointment is subject to an enhanced level children’s and adults barred list disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service. Further information can be obtained from https://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

We offer an extensive range of benefits including a generous holiday entitlement, occupational pension schemes, training and development opportunities, travel to work scheme and a competitive relocation package. Visit our benefits page for full details.

We value diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Committed to being inclusive and open to discuss flexible working.