Birmingham City University is a large and diverse place to study right in the heart of the city. The School of Nursing and Midwifery aspires to lead Nursing and Midwifery education and to be the first choice for students and apprentices, colleagues and employers. Our mission is to inspire students and apprentices to transform their lives and the health of the people they care for. We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Nurse to join our team as a Senior Lecturer.
We are a well-established School who work in close partnership with practice partners and students to create an excellent learning environments. Simulation, skills and digital innovation are a key component of this. We are developing a School approach to the innovation, delivery and development of practice learning experiences, through skills, simulation and digital methods.
As a senior lecturer you will have expertise and provide leadership in this area. You will develop and deliver a strategy to ensure operationalisation of the non-placement practice components of the Future Nurse curricula. This includes simulation, skills hub facilitation and the co-ordination of digital practice learning. Integral to the education of students and apprentices, is staff development and supporting academics to provide and develop high quality learning experiences. You must be highly motivated, well organised with excellent communication and leadership skills.
Applicants must hold a degree and current registration with the NMC as a Registered Nurse. You will be required to demonstrate relevant and current experience of teaching and supporting undergraduate students in clinical and educational settings. Therefore, previous teaching experience in a Higher Education or clinical setting is essential. Successful applicants will be fully funded and supported through our own teacher training apprenticeship, including full support for study attendance, and the allocation of a dedicated mentor to support them through the learning requirements. We have a strong record of supporting colleagues through the transition into higher education and we pride ourselves on the support that we aim to offer our colleagues.
Our facilities are located in a beautiful, leafy campus in the Edgbaston area of Birmingham, next door to the Botanical Gardens with excellent transport connections. Birmingham City University offers attractive benefits which include up to 32 days annual holiday, an index linked contributory pension scheme and an employee assistance scheme.
If you wish to know more about this role or to arrange an informal discussion then please contact Dr Stephen Wanless, Associate Professor, Stephen.Wanless@bcu.ac.uk