Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing

Opening Date:
17 Jan 2019
Closing Date:
18 Feb 2019
Salary Range:

The School of Nursing and Midwifery at University of Plymouth is investing in a role at Lecturer level to further enhance our teaching excellence and research capacity in the area of mental health care. We are expanding our nursing provision in the beautiful South West of England and are committed to building and sustaining effective partnerships in programme development to meet workforce need, excellence in teaching, innovation and co-produced research.

We are looking to appoint an appropriately qualified and experienced candidate to contribute to research and teaching excellence relating to mental health care in all healthcare settings. You should possess appropriate professional qualifications, (registration with the NMC is a requirement) alongside relevant post registration experience. In addition, a postgraduate Degree in health or a related subject (or significant relevant experience in clinical practice) is essential. An NMC/Higher Education Academy recorded teaching qualification is desirable and must be attained within two years of starting the post.

We offer undergraduate, postgraduate and CPD programmes. Research in the School was rated highly in the REF2014 and continues to grow. The University of Plymouth Clinical Schools initiative is an exciting development, through which applied nursing and midwifery research focuses on topics that are timely and relevant to advancing the quality of care. Existing clusters of research, including Applied Health Genetics, e-health and Sustainability, Society and Heath, continue to attract external funding and PhD students.

You will contribute to the academic and clinical development of Mental Health Nursing. This will include the development and delivery of undergraduate and postgraduate healthcare programmes. You will also be encouraged to contribute to research within the School and join an appropriate research group.

For further information visit www.plymouth.ac.uk/jobs , job reference A6364