Senior Lecturer in Advanced Clinical Practice (ACP)

Opening Date:
18 Aug 2023
Closing Date:
25 Sep 2023
Salary Range:

FTE: 1 (working 37 hours per week)

Salary: UH8 £44,263 to £56,021pa depending on skills/experience
Annual Leave: 35 days plus public holidays, additional 4 days including the closure between Christmas and New Year
Location: College Lane Campus, Hatfield

The School of Health and Social Work at the University of Hertfordshire is a multidisciplinary School housing a wide range of undergraduate & post graduate provision in professions allied to medicine. We have a long-established reputation as a centre of excellence for healthcare education in these fields. Due our close partnership working with local Integrated Care Systems (HWE and London), we have a growing provision for ACP and related postgraduate provision & have a healthy intake of students and learners both on the MSc ACP & the apprenticeship route. We are in the process of applying for NHSE accreditation and are currently successfully through the threshold stage.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the School as a Senior Lecturer in ACP. You will join a friendly and forward facing academic team, which is innovating and developing ACP education and training, working across disciplines, and working with NHSE, the ICS, Clinical Supervisors and students alike to provide innovative education and CPD to practitioners to equip them to respond to the demands of this rapidly evolving landscape. You will be a key member of the academic team who is providing this education and training for the MSc ACP and MSc ACP (with Degree Apprenticeship).

The post requires an individual with knowledge of the current ACP landscape; who has experience of working with postgraduate students/learners, and therefore is student/learner focussed; who has the skills to work with clinical partners; and who is a motivated and committed team player committed to working with the programme team to deliver and contribute to the future development of ACP learning teaching and CPD within the School.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • To contribute to, and lead on aspects of ACP development, delivery and evaluation of learning and teaching activity in ACP in addition to contributing to ACP CPD and future credentials.
  • You will be committed to teaching and learning techniques to engage and support students, including supporting recruitment; initial needs assessments; progress reviews and assessment. Scholarly activity is an important element of the role, and a time allowance is given for this output. You will be engaged in building effective working relationships with local partners and external agencies.
  • You will need to be open to working across disciplines and teams.

We support all our staff achieving Fellowship of Advance HE and gaining recognised teaching qualifications.

Skills/ experience required

  • You will have experience in supporting student learning in either a practice or classroom setting.
  • You will be able to demonstrate evidence of teamworking and working across disciplinary boundaries. Working autonomously is an essential skill as well as having excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Qualifications required

You will be Registered with a Healthcare Professional & Regulatory Body and hold a minimum of a Master’s Degree (or equivalent level 7 qualification) or higher level qualification in a relevant subject area.

Contact: Philomena Shaughnessy,, 07793880526

Interview Date: 19 October 2023

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