Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing

Opening Date:
30 Nov 2023
Closing Date:
1 Jan 2024
Salary Range:

Challenging, interesting and constantly changing, the University of Derby is an exceptional place to learn and an incredibly rewarding place to work.

Ours is an extraordinary educational environment and because we specialise in identifying and developing individual potential, you can be confident you’ll receive all the help and encouragement you need to build a rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress.

Our combined higher and further education offering is spread over campuses in Derby, Buxton, Leek and Chesterfield and we have some of the best university facilities in the UK, investing more than £200 million in facilities in the last 10 years.

We achieve outstanding results for our teaching and research and with more than 34,000 people choosing to study with us every year, we depend on the dedication of a team of 2,200 academic and professional services staff.

Financially strong and seriously ambitious we offer our employees a family-friendly, rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress.

About the role

You will join a team of committed, and friendly staff who deliver nursing and healthcare education from Foundation Degree to Masters encompassing both apprenticeship and non-apprenticeship pathways at the University of Derby.

The post is based in the School of Nursing and Midwifery; one of three Schools that make up the College of Health, Psychology, and Social Care at the University of Derby. The post will be situated within the Discipline Mental Health Nursing, a department of the School of Nursing and Midwifery delivering both apprenticeships and non-apprenticeships in Mental Health Nursing

The discipline also delivers Master’s level nursing programmes. You will therefore have the opportunity to deliver high-quality education to a broad spectrum of students at differing academic levels. In addition, you will be able to engage in cutting-edge research and scholarly activities to develop your own personal growth as well as the growth of the university.

The discipline takes a student-centric approach and is committed to creating an educational environment of academic success for our students. We are committed to widening participation in university programmes..

You will be dedicated to nursing education and eager to ensure students grow academically and professionally by upholding the overall mission of the university to deliver high-quality, accessible learning opportunities.

For further information and informal enquiries regarding the role, please contact Nicky Hindmarch n.hindmarch@derby.ac.uk

For enquiries regarding your application, please contact the recruitment team via recruitment@derby.ac.uk

To apply: https://www.derby.ac.uk/jobs/current-vacancies/lecturer-mental-health-nursing/

If you are successful, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The post for which you are applying is exempt from Section 4(2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 requiring any spent convictions to be declared. Any information you provide will be treated in confidence and only used when considering your suitability for the post.

To enable us to process your DBS check please ensure you are able to supply the documentation listed on the DBS website at interview stage.