Senior Lecturer Integrated Practice, Learning Disabilities (Qualified Learning Disabilities Nurse)

Opening Date:
28 May 2024
Closing Date:
11 Jun 2024
Salary Range:


The School of Health and Society is looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic qualified learning disabilities nurse to lead and deliver a range of teaching and learning opportunities and support students on our Integrated Practice, Learning Disabilities programme, which provides a dual qualification for students in nursing and social work. The programme is one of only two undergraduate programmes in the country and has an excellent reputation, consistently scoring 100% in student satisfaction. It is part of the social work suite of programmes and social work, as a subject area was voted 2nd in the country in the Guardian League Tables for 2024.

The successful candidate will take a leadership role in the delivery of the BSc Integrated Practice, Learning Disabilities and support the team to provide a high-quality learning environment for students. They will design and deliver engaging teaching materials for a range of modules, with a focus on ‘real world’ learning. They will be committed to delivering an excellent student experience focused on inclusivity and exceptional student outcomes. We are looking for an energetic colleague capable of applying their practice experience into the teaching environment to inspire, motivate and support students and support students on practice placements.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead the Integrated Practice, Learning Disabilities Team
  • Design and deliver a range of teaching materials and modules, as well as setting, marking and assessing work
  • Supervise student projects, including, where appropriate post graduate students and support students on practice placements
  • Extend, transform and apply knowledge acquired from scholarship to learning, research and where appropriate external activities
  • Work with colleagues from across our School to share best practice knowledge and find opportunities to collaborate, where appropriate, to enhance the student experience
  • Promote equality and diversity for students and staff and sustain an inclusive and supportive study and work environment in accordance with University policy

A bit about the School of Health and Society

With over 8,000 students we are the largest School at the University, with colleagues and students from all over the world. We are a forward-thinking, dynamic school with a commitment to lifelong learning and real-world impact.

We offer programmes across a range of subject areas including counselling, nursing and midwifery, allied and public health, psychology, sociology, social work and social policy, policing and criminology, and sport.

By joining us, you will become part of a wide network of professionals, sharing knowledge and expertise. Like us, you will be passionate and committed and will be part of our ambitious journey, to shape the health professionals, community and social leaders of the future.

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