Lecturer in Nursing Placement Learning (Nursing Associate) – Fixed Term

Opening Date:
22 Dec 2023
Closing Date:
22 Jan 2024
Salary Range:

School of Nursing and Allied Health

Fixed Term Contract for up 12 months Full time or 18 months Part time.

About this role:
In this operational role you will work collaboratively with both academic and clinical colleagues to ensure effective allocation and support of Apprentice Nursing Associates within clinical placements.  Some teaching is also expected in preparing Apprentice Nursing Associates for work related learning and in supporting the quality assurance of placement learning environments across NHS and social care environments.

This is a fixed term contract for 12 months full time, however, consideration will be given for the right candidate on a part-time basis which would need to cover activity Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

As a Lecturer within the School of Nursing and Allied Health, you will be part of the teaching team in a developing capacity. You will be provided with assistance to adapt into the Higher Education environment, with the support of a mentor and/or senior colleague. You will contribute to the development, support and assessment of practice learning opportunities for all our apprentices, providing them with a high-quality, research informed educational experience. You will also contribute to progress reviews and developments in response to the professional and interprofessional agendas, supporting collaborations with clinical colleagues to develop and prepare appropriate clinical placements including PA/PS preparation and educational audit/clinical liaison.

About you:
Those wishing to apply must be a practicing registered nurse or nursing associate currently on the NMC register with a breadth of knowledge in NMC based practice-based learning and have an awareness of current initiatives related to apprenticeships. You will ideally be educated to a minimum of BSc level for RN or FdSc level for NA with evidence of further level 6 education, and be a practice assessor/ practice supervisor.

Your teaching will be informed by a combination of practical experience and/or research to support high quality learning and teaching, experience of using Virtual Learning Environments (VLEs), and the use of technologies to enhance the learning, assessment of and feedback to students.

About the team:
You will work within the team to strengthen the distinctiveness of the University’s student experience as high-quality, personalised, accessible and aspirational. You’ll need to demonstrate an ability to work effectively and positively within a small academic team, excellent teaching methods with the ability to develop a variety of approaches to learning and teaching that is student-centred, inclusive and flexible. A top 40 UK University who prides itself on our sense of community, including an excellent staff experience.

Informal enquiries are welcomed by Dr Nita Muir, Head of the School of Nursing and Allied Health, via email at N.Muir@chi.ac.uk

  • Closing Date: Monday 22 January 2024
  • Interview Date: Wednesday 31 January 2024

We are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion at every level because we believe a diverse workforce benefits us all.

To apply please visit our website and complete and submit our online application form https://www.chi.ac.uk/about-us/working-for-us/