Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Independent Prescribing and Physical Assessment

Opening Date:
10 Aug 2023
Closing Date:
30 Aug 2023
Salary Range:

We would like you to bring your skills and experience to join our Advanced Clinical Practice team in the School of Sport and Health Sciences, where you will be teaching and supporting students undertaking the Independent Prescribing and Physical Assessment programmes

This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic team of Allied Health Professions (AHP) staff dedicated to teaching across the Advanced Clinical Practice courses including the Independent Prescribing and Advanced Physical Assessment modules. We are looking to recruit a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer with contemporary knowledge of prescribing, advanced physical assessment and advanced clinical practice who has professional experience as a senior practitioner or at an advanced practice level. You will provide specialist and advanced knowledge to prepare health professionals to conduct a holistic health history and physical assessment of adults and to prescribe safely, appropriately and cost effectively as an independent prescriber utilising a patient centred approach.

Our programmes’ curriculum is focused on preparing practitioners to develop their role or innovate their practice and our philosophy is to work in partnership with students, academics, researchers, service users and service colleagues to deliver high quality learning and teaching based on contemporary research findings and prescribing and advanced physical assessment practice.

In order to be successful in this role you should have:

  • Registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) or The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and hold a non-medical prescribing qualification and completion of a level 7 physical assessment module (or equivalent).
  • A good first degree in a nursing, midwifery or allied health profession and working towards or have a postgraduate MSc
  • A Higher Education teaching qualification and/or an HEA Fellowship, or willingness to undertake this within the first 12 months
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to connect with a diverse group of students and colleagues
  • Up-to-date, sound knowledge of current developments in health including current clinical, professional, leadership and policy developments and the range of generic skills required to teach the subject.
  • Knowledge/experience of Health Education England/NHS England (HEE/NHSE) Advanced Clinical Practice multi-professional competencies/frameworks

Informal enquiries can be made to Susanne Simmons: S.J.Simmons@brighton.ac.uk

This post is 1.0 FTE and permanent, however we welcome applications form candidates seeking to job share.