Lecturer in Social Work

Opening Date:
30 Jan 2024
Closing Date:
4 Feb 2024
Salary Range:

We are seeking to recruit a Lecturer in Social Work who is passionate about the development of the social work profession and preparing future social workers! This permanent position is an excellent opportunity to develop yourself whilst making a difference in a multi-disciplinary school which makes a positive, real-world impact.

As a member of the Subject Group of Allied Health & Social Care Science, you will be joining a vibrant academic team who work with other colleagues across the school as part of a supportive, collaborative interprofessional community. You will be working with an expert enthusiastic team committed to providing an outstanding student experience on our Allied Health and Social Work programmes, at all academic levels.

As part of your role you will teach, assess, support students as a personal tutor and lead modules and/or programmes in the School; with initial support if you are new to Higher Education. An interest in practice learning and supporting students on placement would be an advantage.

You will be supported in the role to further develop your own academic career in your identified academic pathway (Professional Practice, Learning & Teaching, Research or Business & Enterprise) through access to a range of resources available to all University staff and through a coaching approach to personal development. We work in an inclusive way and can support flexible and remote working. We will also consider applications for part-time time working, job sharing and secondments.

If you are excited at the prospect of joining our fantastic interprofessional team as a Lecturer in Social Work, then we’d love to receive an application from you!

Essential requirements

  • Current registration with the relevant Professional Statutory Regulatory Body for the role.
  • Demonstrable evidence of teaching, assessing, and supporting learners in a higher education and/or clinical practice setting.
  • A growing research profile including peer reviewed publications and professional dissemination activity
  • Commitment to sustained continuous professional/academic development.

Experience of working clinically.

Desirable requirements

  • Doctoral level qualification.
  • Post-graduate certificate in higher education or equivalent.
  • Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy or a strong willingness to achieve membership within 2 years of appointment.
  • Evidence of applying for external funding.

How will we reward you?

Salary: £44,263 – £56,021 per annum (Grade 6) plus minimum of 45 days annual leave (including 10 fixed holidays at Easter and Christmas) and employer pension contributions of 23%

To Apply
Please send your CV to Holly Williamson – Talent Acquisition Consultant at H.Williamson2@napier.ac.uk. You will then receive a link to an online application form to complete.