Lecturer in Midwifery

Opening Date:
12 Jul 2021
Closing Date:
18 Jul 2021
Salary Range:

ARU is a vibrant workplace and our University is gaining prominence both 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. Our Faculty constantly pursues innovative approaches to develop and deliver curricula to meet the ever changing educational needs of the Health and Social Care workforce. The Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine and Social Care offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, including doctoral level studies. Our provision at Cambridge includes BSc Mental Health Nursing, BSc Child and Mental Health Nursing & BSc Adult and Mental Health Nursing. More recently we have expanded our portfolio to encompass Higher Apprentice Assistant Practitioners and Degree Apprenticeships. Our dynamic approach ensures that our students receive a high quality, research-informed, educational experience, and a sound knowledge of the concepts is essential. We have internationally excellent research in social work and social policy, and have a number of world-leading nursing and healthcare researchers in our Faculty.

We’re recruiting for Lecturers in Midwifery at our Chelmsford campus. These posts will include teaching and support of both pre- and post-registration midwifery students as well as contributing to the teaching of a range of other health care professionals including nurses and paramedics. You will plan, develop and teach Post NMC Registration General Practice Nursing students and other health related courses.

With a degree and higher degree or relevant professional qualification at post-graduate level, you must hold a current registration with the NMC as a Midwife. You’ll have extensive experience of midwifery practice and/ or midwifery education, excellent written and oral communication skills, and be IT literate with a sound knowledge of Microsoft Office. You’ll be able to think innovatively and meet deadlines, sometimes under pressure. You will be expected to 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 Karen Bartholomew, Deputy Heads of School at Karen.Bartholomew@aru.ac.uk. 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 at ARU and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Committed to being inclusive and open to discuss flexible working.