Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (Learning Disability Nursing)
School of Health and Social Work
FTE: 1.0 FTE (working 37 hours per week)
Duration of Contract: Permanent post
Salary: Lecturer UH7 £36,333 to £43,155 per annum; Senior Lecturer UH8 £43,155 to £54,421 per annum depending on skills and experience
Location: University of Hertfordshire, College Lane Campus (some teaching at other UH sites)
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. Our vision is to transform lives through our education, research and community engagement activities. 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. The role requires an enthusiastic, committed and student-focused individual who is keen to play a key role in the provision of high-quality, evidence-informed nursing and nursing associate education.
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 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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Mobile:07715811459
Closing Date: 14th May 2023
Interview Date: 26th May 2023
Apply online at https://www.jobs.herts.ac.uk/go/038175