Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Non-Medical Prescribing/Nursing

Opening Date:
20 Oct 2022
Closing Date:
8 Nov 2022
Salary Range:

£43,414 – £51,805 (AC3) and £54,949 – £61,823 (AC4) pro rata
School of Health, Wellbeing & Social Care
Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies
Milton Keynes
Terms: Permanent, Full and Part Time
Please quote reference: 20362

Remote and flexible working is an option but must be willing to travel to Milton Keynes if required.

Change your career, change lives

The Open University is the UK’s largest university, a world leader in flexible part-time education combining a mission to widen access to higher education with research excellence, transforming lives through education.

We are seeking to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Non-Medical Prescribing (NMP) / Nursing with a professional background as an advanced clinical practitioner to contribute to the work of the Health and Social Care Qualifications in the School. If appointed, as well as contributing to the development and delivery of new and existing curriculum, you may be required to write materials for other modules within the School’s awards and degrees and help to maintain existing awards.

If applying for Senior Lecturer, you will bring to the role expertise in research and scholarship as evidenced by ongoing professional development and measurable outputs. If appointed, we commit to continuing to support you in undertaking research and / or scholarship to help maintain the leading-edge reputation of teaching within the School of Health, Wellbeing and Social Care (HWSC).

To ensure compliance with regulatory bodies that have approved NMP provision, the successful applicant will need to be registered with the NMC or HCPC.

Ideally applicants will possess a post-graduate teaching qualification. Successful candidates should also hold a PhD or have equivalent professional experience.

The full summary of duties and skills required for the role can be found within the Job Description.

For more information about The Open University, the Faculty, and the School, please refer to the following website:

All applicants who are offered employment will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check before the appointment is confirmed.

What you get in return

We have a strong commitment to providing training and development in and beyond your current role. This includes thorough induction into the organisation and regular reviews of your training and development needs.

We also offer a great range of benefits that support our employees and their families for the long term. Benefits include an attractive pension proposition and 33 days holiday per annum pro rata, plus Bank Holidays and Christmas closure days.

How to apply

For information on how to apply, please visit the Open University’s Jobs page go to: https://www.open.ac.uk/about/employment/vacancies/lecturers

Closing Date: 8 November 2022 – 12:00.

The Open University is an Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which diversity is embraced by maintaining and respecting the dignity, respect, and civility of individuals from all backgrounds, identities, cultures, and experiences. The programmes in the Faculty of Wellbeing, Education, and Language Studies play an integral role in achieving the University’s widening participation and social justice mission.