Unit: School of Health, Wellbeing & Social Care
Salary: £54,949 to £61,823
Location: Milton Keynes
Please quote reference: 20578
Terms: Fixed Term 12 months, Full Time
Closing Date: 4 January 2023 – 12:00
Job share and flexible working patterns will be considered.
Remote and flexible working is an option but must be willing to travel to Milton Keynes if required.
Change your career, change lives
The Open University (OU) is the UK’s largest university, a world leader in flexible part-time education combining a mission to widen access to higher education with research excellence, transforming lives through education. As an institution, our core mission is to be open to people, places, and ideas.
The Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies works across a range of disciplines including education, childhood and youth, health and social care, youth work, social work, languages and applied linguistics, nursing, advanced clinical practice (ACP) and sport and fitness; organised as three schools.
We work proactively, taking an innovative approach to teaching and learning; developing collaborative and effective partnerships with employers and other institutions; and engaging in cutting-edge, action-oriented and internationally recognised research.
The School of Health, Wellbeing & Social Care is at the heart of the University’s ambition. As part of the Faculty of Wellbeing Education and Language Studies, the School’s mission is to change lives and contribute to a better world for all. We aim to do this by:
- Leading in excellence in teaching, learning, research, scholarship, and knowledge exchange.
- Working in true and equal partnership with all key stakeholders including students, employers, people with lived experiences, commissioners, and funding councils.
- Focusing on social justice and inequality ensuring the voice of marginalised people and groups are always heard in all our provision.
- Promoting individual and collective wellbeing within everything we do.
- Ensuring all our work contributes to societal transformation and change.
- Celebrating and promoting devolved public policy across the 4 UK Nations.
- Investing and supporting all our staff.
Nursing and ACP: A Centre of Excellence at the OU
The Open University (OU) is seeking to appoint a senior lecturer in Nursing to join the School of Health Wellbeing and Social Care. Key responsibilities will include working on the nursing provision.
The ideal candidates must demonstrate excellent oral and written competencies and interpersonal skills. They should have teaching experience within higher education or an education role and a PhD is required (or equivalent), with a relevant existing or developing research profile. Current registration with the NMC is essential for this post.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a forward-thinking School, driving innovation and change in the training and research capabilities for our students, our staff and importantly for the people we serve.
What you get in return
We have a strong commitment to providing training and development in and beyond your current role. This includes thorough induction into the organisation and regular reviews of your training and development needs.