Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Children’s Nursing

Opening Date:
17 Nov 2021
Closing Date:
10 Jan 2022
Salary Range:

FTE: 0.7 fte working 25.9 hours per week
Duration of Contract: Permanent
Salary: Lecturer UH7 £34, 304 – £40,927 pro rata pa dependent on skills and experience
Senior Lecturer UH8 £40,927 – £51,799 pro rata pa dependent on skills and experience
Location: College Lane Campus, Hatfield, Hertfordshire

The School of Health and Social Work are seeking to recruit a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Children’s Nursing to join their friendly and dynamic team.

Main duties and responsibilities

To join the children’s nursing lecturing teaching team to provide high quality academic input in relation to children’s nursing in the planning, teaching, assessing and evaluation of programmes of study at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

The Lecturer/Senior Lecturer is expected to engage in scholarly and research activity, promote and maintain the policy of equal opportunities and participate in other academic activities within the School and University. A Senior Lecturer will be expected to undertake additional roles such as module lead, programme support and development, including:

  • The monitoring, maintaining and presenting of statistical data in relation to teaching and other work responsibilities.
  • Representing children’s nursing locally and nationally, contributing, as appropriate, to departmental activities and national networks.

Skills and experience needed

You must have current live registration as a children’s nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. It is essential that you have a sustained interest and knowledge of contemporary children’s nursing practice and recent experience in relation to children’s nursing. You will have excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to work to deadlines, and to set and monitor your own standards.

Qualifications required
At Lecturer level, you will hold a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a related subject. For appointment at Senior Lecturer level, a Level 7 qualification (such as PgDip or Master’s) in a relevant subject area, is essential. A recognised teaching qualification, or willingness to undertake a course to gain a teaching qualification is also required.

Please use your Personal Statement to show how you meet each of the Essential criteria in the Person Specification; outlining where you believe you meet the desirable criteria is also useful.

Contact Details/Informal Enquiries: Dr Lisa Whiting, Professional Lead for Children’s Nursing, on 07960006592 or L.Whiting@herts.ac.uk

Closing Date: 10 January 2022
Interview Date: 1 February 2022
Reference Number: 034316
Date Advert Placed: 17 November 2021

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
Our commitment to the University’s Safeguarding Policy, requires that the recruitment of staff in this area, will need to undertake the minimum of a Basic DBS Check. In the course of our work and University-led activities, there may be external or other contractual obligations where a further Enhanced Check is required. DBS Checks will be renewed in line with school policy.

Overseas applicants and UK applicants who have lived abroad

Successful applicants who have lived outside the UK, for 12 months or more (whether continuously or in total), in the last 10 years, will be required to produce a ‘Certificate of Good Character/Conduct’ from each of those countries.

Apply online at https://www.herts.ac.uk/staff/careers-at-herts