Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (Learning Disability Nursing)

Opening Date:
15 Aug 2022
Closing Date:
18 Sep 2022
Salary Range:

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (Learning Disability Nursing)
School of Health and Social Work/Department of Nursing, Health and Wellbeing

FTE: 1.0 FTE (working 37 hours per week)
Duration of Contract: Permanent post
Salary: Lecturer UH7 £35,333 to £42,155 pa; Senior Lecturer UH8 £42,155 to £53,353 pa depending on skills and experience
Location: University of Hertfordshire,

The School of Health and Social Work at the University of Hertfordshire has a long-established reputation as a center for excellence for healthcare education. This is an exciting opportunity to join the School as a Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer in Learning Disability Nursing, joining a supportive and friendly academic team.

Main duties & responsibilities
The Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Learning Disability Nursing will provide high quality academic input in relation to the planning, teaching, assessing and evaluation of programmes of study at undergraduate and postgraduate levels (BSc & MSc-including apprenticeship, and the Nursing Associate Degree Apprenticeship), and contributing to our continuing professional development portfolio.
At Senior Lecturer level you would be expected to take on Module Leadership.

Skills and experience needed
You will have experience of teaching and supporting nursing students and knowledge of current NMC requirements and standards of proficiency. You will be able to demonstrate evidence of teamworking and working autonomously as well as having excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Experience of successful partnership working with practice partners and students would be desirable at Senior Lecturer level.

Qualifications required

  • For the Lecturer position, you will be a registered nurse (Registered with the NMC) with experience of working with people with a learning disability and hold an honours degree in a relevant subject.
  • In addition, for the Senior Lecturer position, you will hold a master’s degree or a Level 7 qualification such as a PgDip. Doctoral study would be desirable.
  • A teaching qualification or willingness to work towards this is essential for both positions.

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

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.

For a full list of responsibilities and duties and more information please refer to the job description.

Contact Details/Informal Enquiries
Gamu Tendayi, Professional Lead Learning Disability Nursing and Head of Centre for Learning Disability Studies, School of Health and Social Work g.tendayi2@herts.ac.uk. Mobile:07715811459

Closing Date: 18th September 2022
Interview Date: 26th September 2022
Reference number: 038175
Date advert placed: 15th August 2022

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