Senior Lecturer in in Midwifery, Children and Professional Practice

Opening Date:
31 Aug 2023
Closing Date:
13 Sep 2023
Salary Range:

Challenging, interesting and constantly changing, the University of Derby is an exceptional place to learn and an incredibly rewarding place to work.

Ours is an extraordinary educational environment and because we specialise in identifying and developing individual potential, you can be confident you’ll receive all the help and encouragement you need to build a rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress.

Our combined higher and further education offering is spread over campuses in Derby, Buxton, Leek and Chesterfield and we have some of the best university facilities in the UK, investing more than £200 million in facilities in the last 10 years.

We achieve outstanding results for our teaching and research and with more than 34,000 people choosing to study with us every year, we depend on the dedication of a team of 2,200 academic and professional services staff.

Financially strong and seriously ambitious we offer our employees a family-friendly, rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress.

About the role

The University of Derby currently delivers variety of specialist programmes in the School of Nursing and Midwifery within the College of Health, Psychology and Social Care. We are looking for an NMC registered nurse, preferably Child branch or a Health Visitor, to support NMC approved Programmes. This role will support the programme teams in the delivery of these specialist practice programmes. You will teach on the programme as part of the team. It is an exciting time to join the current team, where the new programme is developed in view of new pre- and Post registration standards.

In addition, you will manage the development of postgraduate / undergraduate programmes, and work with the Head of Department to ensure efficient and effective delivery of teaching programmes in accordance with the University’s strategic objectives in order to provide an exceptional student experience. Ensuring that curriculum development, quality management and enhancement comply with required standards. You will undertake research activity and be responsible for research projects and managing other researchers where appropriate. You will ensure research informs and inspires an evidence led curriculum and teaching. Build on a growing research reputation to build collaborations and influence leading edge practice with an active publication record that will contribute to the REF.

You will join a highly committed and expanding team that provide a range of degree and postgraduate programmes in Post Graduate Health Care with high professional standing and currency across the sector.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. Whilst this role is eligible for sponsorship under the Skilled Worker Route, we recommend that you assess your individual eligibility before applying for this position. Visit for more information.

To be eligible for sponsorship you must evidence that you hold all essential qualifications listed on the job description. Please note, equivalent experience will not be accepted as evidence of the essential qualifications.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect everyone who works for us to also share this commitment and to treat people with courtesy and respect.