Senior Lecturer in Adult Nursing (Programme Lead)

Opening Date:
16 Mar 2023
Closing Date:
31 Mar 2023
Salary Range:

An opportunity has arisen for an individual to join the Department of Health as a Senior Lecturer in Adult Nursing. The successful applicant will be the programme lead for the BSc (Hons) Nursing (Adult) programme.

Working closely with the Director of Nursing and Deputy Head of Department (Nursing) you will be responsible for the management and development of the Nursing Degree (adult) programme, to ensure the programme continues to be delivered to meet NMC programme standards and UCB academic and quality requirements.

Through liaison with the academic delivery team and placement team you will monitor the progression of students through the programme, which includes academic module delivery, simulation-based education and placements. You will ensure students are provided with a diverse and innovative experience including enrichment activities and academic and pastoral support to maximise their retention and progression through the programme.

You will be a current nurse registrant (Adult) with the Nursing & Midwifery Council, have expertise in engaging in nursing degree education with sound pedagogical foundations and be able to offer inspirational learning and teaching to students. The successful candidate will need to be motivated, proactive and engage with collaborative working with the team plus wider partners.

The role will be varied and at Senior Lecturer Level will involve embedding a vision for high quality nursing degree education alongside leadership responsibilities, which will include planning, design of teaching, in addition to making wider contributions with a range of stakeholders including practice partners, employer partners and service users. You will engage in internal and external activity associated with the Department and University.

You will be working with an outstanding team of nursing and health lecturers, plus support service staff in Moss House and McIntyre House. Our facilities include state-of-the-art skills and simulation facilities includes a fully equipped 6 bedded hospital ward, immersive technologies 360-degree video room, community care room, skills training spaces, anatomy rooms and modern and spacious lecture and study spaces.


  • 50 days’ paid leave per year (38 days’ annual leave plus 12 bank holiday and concessionary days)
  • Teachers Pension scheme
  • Private healthcare
  • Excellent staff development opportunities
  • Salary sacrifice car leasing, tech and cycle schemes
  • Heavily-subsidised on-site car parking
  • Hybrid Working Opportunities
  • Free Gym Membership
  • Employee Assistance Programme

Closing Date – Friday 31 March 2023 at midday.

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