Programme Leader Specialist Community Nursing

Opening Date:
23 Apr 2024
Closing Date:
7 May 2024
Salary Range:

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

FTE: 1.0 fte (working 37 hours per week)
Duration of Contract: Permanent
Salary: UH9 £56,021 pa to £66,857pa by annual increments on achieving designated skills and experience
Annual Leave: 35 days plus standard public holidays and an additional 4 days including the closure of our office between Christmas and New Year
Location: College Lane Campus (some teaching at Meridian House and DeHavilland sites), University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield

Main duties & responsibilities
The Programme Leader, Specialist Community Nursing is to lead on the strategic development and operational delivery of our well-established post-registration delivery of 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.

Skills and experience required
Your teaching approach should be flexible, student-focused, 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 essential. You will have current knowledge of NMC requirements for specialist community 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.

Qualifications required
You must have live registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council as a nurse or midwife and you should hold current 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.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
Our commitment to the University’s Safeguarding Policy, requires that the recruitment of staff in this area, will need to undertake the minimum of a Basic DBS Check. In the course of our work and University-led activities, there may be external or other 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.

Please view the job description and person specification for a full list of the duties and essential criteria. 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.

Closing Date: 7 May 2024
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference number: 058875
Date advert placed: 23 April

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