Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing

Opening Date:
10 Dec 2021
Closing Date:
9 Jan 2022
Salary Range:

York St John University is an ambitious, modern university in the heart of the vibrant, city of York and, as one of the fastest growing universities in the U.K over recent years, there has never been a more exciting time to join us.

We have a new strategy for the next decade, emphasising our commitment to widening opportunity through the power of education and contributing our talents to creating a fairer world, and a more prosperous region. We are putting inspirational learning and impactful research at the heart of this strategy, recognising our academic expertise as our greatest asset.

As a university, we are known for our work with mental health service users through our Converge programme, offering education for recovery for adults who use mental health services; and for our Gold Award winning Military Human programmes, enabling people who work with military veterans to understand the experience of combat and its enduring impact on daily life.

Our nursing programmes embrace these humanitarian values and promote a whole person integrative approach; providing an excellent educational experience for compassionate, competent student nurses enabling them to deliver, kind, evidence-informed, person-centred care.

We are seeking an enthusiastic individual to join our nursing team and contribute to our pre-registration BSc Mental Health Nursing programme. Applicants should have knowledge of contemporary mental health nursing practice and, preferably, have experience of teaching nursing students in either academic or clinical practice environments. Recent practice experience of secondary care mental health services would be helpful.

Key Requirements

The successful candidate should hold current registration with the NMC as a Registered Mental Health Nurse. Experience of teaching within a Higher Education Institution is desirable, though not essential, and your application should detail your areas of clinical/teaching experience and expertise. Additionally, you will share our values of fairness, sustainability and inspiring others to succeed.

Applications from those with postgraduate qualifications are welcomed. Market supplement enhancements to the pay scale may be considered.

For informal enquiries please contact Dr Ros Brownlow via e-mail at r.brownlow@yorksj.ac.uk

The University is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community – a place where we can all be ourselves. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff networks and a multi-faith space to support staff from different background

As part of our commitment to providing an inclusive working environment, consideration is given to all requests for job share or flexible working arrangements.