Programme Leader Specialist Community Nursing and Specialist Community Public Health Nursing

Opening Date:
17 Aug 2023
Closing Date:
7 Sep 2023
Salary Range:

Post: Programme Leader Specialist Community Nursing and Specialist Community Public Health Nursing
SBU: School of Health and Social Work/Department of Nursing, Health and Wellbeing

FTE: 1.0 FTE (37 hours per week)
Duration of Contract: Permanent
Salary: UH9 £56, 021 pa to £66,857 pa depending on skills and experience
Annual leave: 35 days plus standard public holidays and an additional 4 days including the University closure between Christmas and New Year
Location: Hatfield

The Programme Leader, Specialist Community Nursing and Specialist Community Public Health Nursing is to the lead on the strategic development and operational delivery of our post registration delivery of health visiting, school nursing, community children’s nursing, district nursing and general practice nursing. You should have a strong commitment to developing and maintaining relationships with external partners and other stakeholders.

Your teaching approach should be flexible, student focussed, and research informed, and you should possess excellent interpersonal skills. Previous experience of teaching within a higher education institution is essential. Demonstration of module/ programme leadership is desirable. You will have current knowledge of NMC requirements for specialist community nursing and specialist community public health nursing. You will have an awareness of the requirements for Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education and Ofsted. You will be able to demonstrate evidence of leadership, teamworking and working autonomously as well as having excellent written and verbal communication skills. Experience of successful partnership working with practice partners and students is essential.

You must have live registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council as a nurse or midwife in addition you should either hold current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery council as a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse or a recordable qualification with the Nursing and Midwifery Council as a Specialist Community Nurse. You will hold a master’s degree or a Level 7 qualification such as a PgDip. Commitment to doctoral study is desirable.

Please attach a personal statement showing clearly how your skills and experience match the Person Specification.

An appointment to this role may require an Academic Technology Approval Scheme (ATAS) certificate

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.
DBS checks may require renewal in line with policy.

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
Theresa Titchener, Professional Lead, Primary Care, School of Health and Social Work,

Closing Date: 07 September 2023
Interview Date: TBC
Reference number: 050895
Date advert placed: 17 August 2023

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