Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer or Lecturer (Teaching)/ Senior Lecturer (Teaching) in Pharmacology and Medicines Management

Opening Date:
23 Nov 2023
Closing Date:
14 Dec 2023
Salary Range:

This is an exciting opportunity for an exceptional and experienced individual to contribute to the academic and professional provision of Independent and Supplementary Prescribing, Pharmacology, Medicines Optimisation/Management education and practice across a range of professionally based programmes in the Three Counties School of Nursing and Midwifery.

The successful candidate will join a dynamic interprofessional team to support the highly successful independent and supplementary prescribing course for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals, alongside the Pharmacology and Medicines Management curriculum requirements in the MSc Advancing Clinical Practice and Pre-registration nursing, Midwifery and FdSc Nurse Associate traditional and apprenticeship programmes.

The candidate will be required to develop and contribute to transformational health and social care agenda’s that support new models of healthcare delivery through new ways of working. The post holder will be committed to promoting academic enquiry that develops critical thinking in students at all levels and which supports safe, effective, evidenced based decision making for medicine administration and prescribing practice. The post holder will also be responsible for supporting an interprofessional approach to medicines optimisation and management to ensure students and graduating staff in the workforce are able to support this key health agenda.

By providing expert knowledge, the post holder will teach and lead agreed modules, assess students/apprentices, supervise undergraduate and post graduate research and engage in curriculum development. The Three Counties School of Nursing and Midwifery upholds the overall mission of the University by providing high quality, accessible and inclusive learning opportunities, promoting academic enquiry and the advancement of knowledge. Service user and carer involvement in course development and delivery is an increasingly important aspect of our work, as is inter-professional and interagency working.

The post holder will also be encouraged to further develop their scholarly, research and publication profile within the school Research and Knowledge Exchange strategy.

What’s in it for you?

  • Annual incremental increase up to £41,732, with the opportunity to progress to £45,585 for Lecturers, and up to £54,395, with the opportunity to progress to £59,422 for Senior Lecturers.
  • 47 days of leave per year (inclusive of bank holidays and University closure days)
  • Attractive Teachers Pension Scheme
  • Access to a range of benefits such as our Staff Retail Benefits Scheme, Cycle to Work Scheme and Tusker Car Leasing
  • Wellbeing advice and support through our Employee Assistance Programme
  • In-house training and development support
  • A friendly, inclusive and supportive culture and work environment

For an informal discussion, please contact Helen Holder (Head of Department Apprenticeships and CPD): h.holder@worc.ac.uk