Senior Lecturer – Learning Disabilities Nursing

Opening Date:
1 Dec 2020
Closing Date:
3 Jan 2021
Salary Range:

Your discipline. Your passion. Our success, together.

We are a dynamic faculty with a wide portfolio of programmes. We are one of the 5 new free standing medical Schools in England and highly committed to multi-professional working for academics delivering our programmes. We will offer unprecedented opportunities for your professional development. Including opportunities for Doctoral study and Post Graduate Education in learning and teaching. There will be opportunities to be involved in research and ongoing scholarship and professional practice.

We have a nationally unique portfolio of programmes, including dual professions e.g. nurse & social work, nurse paramedic, dual and single nursing field registration, at both undergraduate and post graduate level. We aim to give our students an excellent learning experience with high levels of support across theory and practice learning. We are actively developing students digital and online skills, advanced nursing skills as well as providing solid foundations in professionalism, leadership and research informed practice.

We have recently opened a state of the art Clinical Skills and Simulation Centre, to allow students to achieve realistic experience of care in a safe environment.

About You
We are seeking individuals from Learning Disabilities field of nursing practice with current NMC registration and evidence of further professional development. You will be an experienced clinician, with a passion for teaching, learning and keen to share your professional nursing expertise and knowledge with the future nurse practitioners. To support our innovative curriculum, you will have had recent HEI experience and experience of a post or responsibility in the field of Learning Disabilities and an understanding of the NMC (2018) standards of proficiency. You will possess transferable skills of adaptability, resilience and be committed to working collaboratively with colleagues to deliver multi-professional learning. You will have an established track record of supporting nurse students either in clinical practice or in an academic environment..

About the Role
You will be required to make a significant contribution to the delivery of practice and theoretical aspects of our diverse portfolio of undergraduate and post graduate nursing courses and other areas of our core curriculum depending on your areas of expertise and experience. You will be a highly credible RN with extensive experience of clinical practice in the field of Learning Disabilities Nursing.

You will be expected to develop an area of research interest and continue to undertake advanced scholarship.

We want you to feel happy when you come to work and proud when you go home.

From the moment you join us you have the opportunity to enhance your skills. We offer various routes for progression, a range of specialist development sessions and academic development opportunities along with an award winning and comprehensive staff health & wellbeing programme (HR Excellence Awards 2017). This means you will receive a full academic induction, be enrolled if appropriate on our PGCTHE, benefit from the Edge Hill University CPD scheme (UKPSF) and our annual University Learning and Teaching day all to support your professional development.

This is just a taste of what we are able to offer you at Edge Hill University.