Lecturer in Nursing (ACP/Independent Prescribing)

Opening Date:
7 Jun 2021
Closing Date:
15 Jul 2021
Salary Range:

Due to the expansion of our undergraduate Future Nurse and postgraduate advanced clinical practice portfolio, the School of Nursing are seeking to recruit an NMC Registrant (NMC) with a recorded Independent and Supplementary Prescriber (V300) annotation. The successful candidate will work closely with the Programme Director of our MSc Advanced Clinical Practice and degree apprenticeship route. This role offers the opportunity to build and develop our successful multidisciplinary non-medical prescribing programme, and influence the future of prescriber education across both our advanced practice programmes and the prescribing readiness of our pre-registration nursing learners. The School is looking for candidates with an emerging research profile.

Brief Job description
The post holder will provide leadership for the delivery of the Independent/Supplementary Prescribing for Nurses and Midwives (V300), part of our NMC, HCPC and GPC approved Practice Certificate in Independent Prescribing delivered in partnership with School of Pharmacy.

Working closely with programme directors, module leaders and academic staff delivering our MSc Advanced Clinical Practice and pre-registration nursing (adult, child, and mental health) portfolio provide innovative teaching related to the principles of safe and effective prescribing practice. Your role will also include teaching and supporting students in academic and clinical environments, integrating digitally enhanced learning, and working closely with our practice partners to ensure an exceptional student experience. We would expect the post holder to contribute to scholarship and/or research.

Brief Person Specification
This post is offered on a Teaching Focused (TF) basis. The post holder must hold a current NMC registration as a nurse and recent experience in an advanced practice role. A dual qualification in another field of nursing is desirable. Normally, applicants should hold a higher degree in a subject relevant to nursing or cognate discipline, usually have completed, or are completing a higher degree. Hold or willing to undertake postgraduate award in health professions education/Fellowship of Higher Education Academy. Applicants for research/teaching post must hold a PhD or equivalent and be able to demonstrate research outputs.

Applicants should have a proven ability to devise, advise on, and manage learning and research or scholarship. Skills in managing, motivating and mentoring others successfully at all levels and extensive teaching experience and research/scholarship within subject specialism and can demonstrate commitment to interprofessional working.

Candidates with PhD or equivalent and research outputs with a developing research profile will be considered for appointment as Lecturer Research/Teaching. Applicants ideally will align their scholarship within the School of Nursing or the wider themes within the Institute of Clinical Sciences. https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/research/clinical-sciences/index.aspx and other Institutes across the College of Medicine and Dental Sciences