Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Learning Disabilities

Opening Date:
12 May 2023
Closing Date:
30 May 2023
Salary Range:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced healthcare professional from a learning disabilities background and with a passion for education to join the School of Nursing.

You will contribute to the development and delivery of a range of modules at different academic levels (4-7), across the areas of learning disabilities, including those on our pre-registration FdSc Nursing Associate and BSc (Hons) and MSc courses, and post-qualifying BSc/MSc Healthcare Practice and MSc Advanced Clinical Practice programmes.

Your teaching focus will include modules such as leadership. You may also contribute to other modules aligned to your area of expertise and lead modules as appropriate.

The Person
You are likely to be a nurse or allied health professional with current professional registration and a Master’s degree in an aspect of healthcare (or be working towards this). It is also likely that you will hold a teaching qualification such as the UKPSF2 or PGCHE, but if not you will be willing to undertake our in-house teaching programme during your probationary period.

You will be creative, enthusiastic and flexible, with excellent communication skills and an ability to inspire and teach a diverse range of students at different stages in their professional career. You may be an established lecturer, or highly experienced practitioner or practice educator with a keen interest in higher education.

The Faculty
Our people are passionate about developing nurses for the future, in each of the four fields of nursing – adult, child, learning disability and mental health; and are committed to providing contemporary, cutting-edge continuing professional development for qualified health care professionals.

Further information
This is a permanent, part-time role working 18.5 hours per week (50% of the full-time equivalent), with a starting salary of £21,091 per annum Lecturers (50% of the full time equivalent of £42,182) and £23,502 per annum Senior Lecturers (50% of the full time equivalent of £47,004).

Interviews will be held on Thursday 15th June 2023.

For informal enquiries please contact Claire Thurgate, Head of School of Nursing, c.thurgate@kingston.ac.uk

Bring your true self, expertise, and passion to Kingston where we are continuing to strive to build a university where authentic inclusion and belonging is at its heart. Every one of our staff and students’ identities, backgrounds and diverse experiences makes us who we are – so harness and embrace yours by applying today. We welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQ+ communities and those with disabilities.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required, this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

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