Principal Lecturer in Social Work and Children and Families

Opening Date:
13 May 2022
Closing Date:
27 May 2022

Location: Lancaster or Carlisle
Starting Salary: £51,800 with incremental progression to £60,022
Post Type: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Release Date: Tuesday 26 April 2022
Closing Date: 23.59 hours BST on Friday 27 May 2022
Interview Date: Thursday 09 June 2022
Reference: XX066522

The Institute of Health is a vibrant, creative and pivotal Institute within the University of Cumbria. It provides a breadth of programs that support the workforce within health and social care from apprenticeships through to post graduate students. Furthermore it provides a wide range of CPD opportunities for practitioners from a diverse range of sport, health and social related backgrounds.

As the Principal Lecturer for Social Work and Working with Children and Families, reporting directly to one of the Heads of the Institute, you will develop and lead your subject group. This leadership and management role will include but not be limited to, enhancing the student experience, managing subject group resources, encouraging and supporting research and scholarly activity, working closely with colleagues across the institution on quality assurance and health and safety processes. In this role you will lead others in the design and development, staffing and delivery of a range of programmes of study at various levels.

We are seeking innovative, creative, high quality researchers, and scholars to foster a culture of exploration, discovery and intellectual challenge that generates international recognition, respect and engagement.

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In return, the University offers an attractive benefits package including 35 days’ annual leave plus statutory bank holidays, 25 research and scholarly activity days, support for professional development, support to achieve Higher Education Academy/Advance HE accreditation, mentor provision in the first year of employment and opportunity for career development.

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