Lecturer in Nursing (Welsh Language)

Opening Date:
27 May 2021
Closing Date:
6 Jun 2021
Salary Range:

Salary: Grade 08. £34,804 – £40,322 per annum pro rata together with USS pension benefits
Contract: Permanent. 14 hours per week.
Location: St David’s Park, Carmarthen or Singleton park campus but must be prepared to travel

The College of Human and Health Sciences draws together the disciplines of health, nursing, midwifery, osteopathy, social care, social policy and psychology and is the largest provider of health care education in Wales, providing an exciting and dynamic environment in which to study and further an academic or professional career. With 20 professorial staff, the College’s mission is to conduct high quality international research that meets the needs of the people of south-west Wales and beyond.

The Department of Nursing is a progressive, dynamic and aspirational part of the College of Human and Health Sciences and Swansea University. Our goal is to provide the highest quality national and internationally recognised nursing education, research, and innovation. Nursing at Swansea University is ranked first in Wales and 7th in the UK.

Based in the Department of Nursing, the successful candidate will make a substantive contribution to the teaching of adult nursing within the College, as well as a contribution to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and supervision across the College.

In addition to sharing organisational and academic administrative responsibilities, the appointee will also be expected to work closely with clinical colleagues in Local Health Boards to support students during clinical learning experiences.

The post:
The work of the post-holder will primarily involve students undertaking the pre-registration nursing programmes, and will involve significant contributions to teaching and supporting students on the pre-registration nursing degree programmes through the medium of Welsh. The post-holder will work collaboratively with the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol and the University in adhering to the Welsh language strategy.

A satisfactory DBS certificate must be provided before a start date can be confirmed

Essential Criteria

  1. Current registration with the NMC (adult, child or mental health).
  2. A degree in nursing (adult, child or mental health).
  3. Fluent Welsh speaker
  4. A recognised teaching qualification and be working towards HEA Fellowship (Higher Education Academy or willingness to apply for this during probationary period).
  5. Excellent knowledge and experience and a clear understanding of issues relating to clinical skills and nursing.

To apply
To apply for the post, please click on the link Lecturer in Nursing (Welsh Language) (swansea.ac.uk)

Applicants are asked to provide a completed online application providing evidence against the essential criteria in the recruitment documentation. Applicants should also attach to the application 2 separate documents:

  1. a Curriculum Vitae;
  2. a statement detailing your aspirations to enhance teaching and the student experience.

Those invited for interview will be asked to deliver a 10 minute presentation.

Informal enquiries are encouraged and can be directed to the head of the Department of Nursing, Professor Jayne Cutter, email: j.cutter@swansea.ac.uk, or Programme Director Undergraduate Nursing Cathy Williams, email: C.Williams@Swansea.ac.uk

Further details about the College of Human and Health Sciences and the Department of Nursing can be found on the following website: https://www.swansea.ac.uk/