Senior Lecturer in Non-medical prescribing

Opening Date:
7 Nov 2022
Closing Date:
22 Nov 2022
Salary Range:

FTE: 1.0 FTE (working 37 hours per week)
Duration of Contract: Permanent post
Salary: UH8 Senior Lecturer £42,155 pa to £53,353 pa depending on skills and experience
Location: University of Hertfordshire

Main duties & responsibilities
You will lead on the delivery of high-quality academic input in relation to Non-Medical Prescribing, to ensure students acquire the knowledge and skills required to become an independent prescriber. You will provide academic leadership for non-medical prescribing in line with the University’s Strategic Plan, Core Values, School Strategic Priorities, Academic Policies and Regulations.

Maintaining contemporary knowledge and scholarly activity in relation to the current professional agenda and developments in non-medical prescribing and demonstrating and applying innovative approaches to teaching techniques and support for students through the use of a wide range of learning resources will also be required.

You will also be expected to engage in scholarly activity in order to remain academically and professionally credible. This will include writing for publication and presenting at relevant conferences. In addition to this you will build on the close working relationships that the School of Health and Social Work has established with Community NHS Trusts, CCGs, GP practices, ICS, Training Hubs, NHS Trusts, through active participation in meetings and work groups as appropriate and contribute to Programme Development Teams, Examination Boards and Monitoring and Review Panels as appropriate.

Skills and experience needed
You will have experience in supporting student learning in either a practice or classroom setting and of facilitating student learning in a university setting (e.g. student nurses, students on allied health professional programmes, NMP students). You will also be expected to have experience of good/innovative pedagogic practice and extensive experience of high-quality evidence of coaching or mentoring and teaching other professionals. Experience of partnership working with key stakeholders and provider organisations (NHS and Independent Sector) will also be essential.

You will have a theoretical knowledge of non-medical prescribing as well as proficiency requirements of PRSB standards. An ability to work to deadlines, and to set and monitor own standards, and work with a range of other disciplines will also be required. In addition to this you will be in proficient in English Language, verbal and written and have excellent interpersonal skills.

You will be expected to be able to work flexibly and responsively with regards to team and workload requirements and show a commitment to engage in scholarly activity, for personal and professional development.

Qualifications required
You will hold a minimum of a Level 7 qualification (such as PgDip or Masters) in a relevant subject area, or equivalent qualification. You should also have live registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council, Health and Care Professions Council, General Pharmaceutical Council, or General Medical Council and be an independent prescriber with current experience. A teaching qualification or willingness to work towards this is essential.