Senior Lecturer in Advanced Clinical Practice (ACP)

Opening Date:
25 Aug 2022
Closing Date:
14 Sep 2022
Salary Range:

There are really wonderful opportunities here to work with a whole range of people; to do really fantastic work, in a really great environment. If you come and see the place, you’ll see how interesting modern up to date and friendly it is and I think you’ll definitely want to come and work here.’ Niro Siriwardena, Professor of Primary & Pre-Hospital Health Care

Due to the expansion of our Postgraduate: Post Registration portfolio, the School of Health and Social Care are seeking to recruit a Registrant (NMC, GMC or HCPC) who is an experienced Advanced Clinical Practitioner. The successful candidate will work closely with the Programme Lead for our MSc Advanced Clinical Practice and if appropriately qualified, lead the delivery of prescribing education for both NMC and HCPC registrants. This role offers the opportunity to build and develop our successful apprenticeship and non-apprenticeship programmes and influence the future of ACP education.

Candidates should share our vision of enhancing the health and social well-being of our community and support our ambition of being recognised as a key market provider for health and social care education in the region. We are looking for someone who is dynamic, innovative and has a ‘can do’ approach to facilitating change. The role will primarily involve the delivery of ACP and Prescribing education as appropriate and may also include delivery across other programmes where the post holder’s area of expertise is of value.

Key  responsibilities:

The responsibilities of a Senior Lecturer are wide ranging and may change over time according to the development needs of the department and the individual. In general a Senior Lecturer can expect to undertake any of the following:

Teaching and Learning Support

  • To engage in teaching on programmes as determined by the Deputy Head of School. The range of teaching duties may change from time to time.
  • Take responsibility for the design, content and delivery of specific areas of teaching and learning and for the quality of teaching delivered.
  • Ensure that teaching content is appropriately informed by current research and advanced scholarly activity.
  • Collaborate with colleagues in the continuous review and development of the School’s programmes.
    Work in accordance with University policies and procedures to undertake assessment of students’ work and give feedback.

Research, Scholarly Activity and Professional Practice

  • Conduct individual and / or collaborative scholarly and / or professional practice projects.
  • Identify sources of funding and contribute to the projects of securing funds for own scholarly activities, where appropriate.
  • Extend, transform and apply knowledge acquired from scholarship and professional practice to teaching and appropriate external activities.
  • Engage in subject professional and pedagogy research as required to support teaching activities and contribute towards the priorities of the School and / or College.
  • Ensure that outcomes of scholarly activity and/or professional practice are appropriately disseminated in peer reviewed outlets.
  • Supervise and manage projects if required.

Liaison and Networking

  • Establish contacts within the wider community; disseminate knowledge through public activities which enhance the reputation of the School or College.
  • Participate in academic activities with industry and other external partners.
  • Maintain and develop links with relevant professional bodies and academic groups.
  • Represent the School or College on appropriate external bodies.
  • Take part in relevant internal boards, committees and working groups at College or University level as required.
  • Liaise with subject librarians, central timetabling and other services to ensure resources available are appropriately deployed.

Team Working

  • Act as a responsible team member, leading modules or programmes and co-ordinating the work of others to identify and respond to student needs.
  • Supervise the work of others and/or participate in peer observation of teaching.

Student Support

  • Act as academic tutor to students as allocated by the Deputy Head of School and act as first line contact for them for advice and support on academic matters, ensuring
    that students are directed to relevant support services when necessary.
  • Supervise post graduate degree dissertation students as appropriate.
  • Supervise student projects and placements as appropriate.


  • Carry out specific departmental roles and functions as may reasonably be required – these being equitably distributed across the academic staff.
  • Assist in student recruitment activities, including interviews, open days and external recruitment events.
  • Engage in appropriate training programmes in the University.
  • Actively follow and promote University policies.
  • Participate in the staff appraisal scheme.