Lecturer (Teaching) / Senior Lecturer (Teaching) in Adult Nursing (Clinical Skills and Simulation)

Opening Date:
7 Apr 2022
Closing Date:
3 May 2022
Salary Range:

The University of Worcester has a reputation for contemporary and innovative Nursing and Midwifery provision. Our NMC approved programmes are nationally recognised for their high quality, student satisfaction and sustained high employability of our alumni. In this context, the School of Nursing and Midwifery is seeking to appoint an outstanding academic or practitioner who will join a highly professional and motivated team to teach across our nursing programmes.

The post holder will be committed to promoting academic enquiry, helping develop critical thinking in students by supporting safe, effective and evidence-based practice. The focus of this post is on the delivery of our clinical skills, simulation and practice agenda. By providing expert knowledge, you will lead agreed modules, assess students and supervise research projects. Participating in professional scholarship and re-validation will also be essential. The candidate should be able to draw upon his or her own subject knowledge to design teaching sessions that maximise the integration of theory to practice.

The College has a state-of-the-art Clinical Skills and Simulation Centre reflecting the essential regulatory requirement that simulated clinical education has in the development of competent graduates. The centre boasts ten simulation suites with a range of hospital, home and therapy rooms. The suites are equipped with a range of high-fidelity equipment and is supported by a team of qualified clinical skills technicians.

For this role full-time and part-time will be considered.

Selection Process
The selection process for this vacancy will consist of two phases.

Phase 1 will be held on the DATE TBC. Shortlisted candidates are required to adopt the role of a Lecturer at the Three Counties School of Nursing and Midwifery, and to facilitate a 20-minute teaching session on the topic of ‘Introduction to Infection Control’. The session should be appropriate for Level 4 (Year 1) Nursing students and will be followed by up to 5 minutes of questions from the audience.

Candidates successful as Phase 1 will progress to Phase 2.

Phase 2 will be held on the DATE TBC. Progressing candidates will be invited to a formal panel interview (40 minutes).

For an informal discussion please contact Sam Teeling (PA to Head of School) via email at s.teeling@worc.ac.uk