Senior Lecturer – Midwife Clinical Link Tutor

Opening Date:
21 Apr 2021
Closing Date:
3 May 2021
Salary Range:

The University of Sunderland is in an exciting phase of its development with a new vision and redefined strategic ambitions designed to take advantage of the ever-changing higher education landscape at home and overseas.

This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in the development and training of prospective nurses undergoing the BSc (Hons) Midwifery Practice in the vibrant School of Nursing and Health Sciences and to contribute to the promotion of teaching, research and reach-out activities across the Faculty. You will join our creative team of nurse educators and contribute to our thriving partnership with schools, colleges and healthcare providers.

We are seeking an experienced midwife with a passion for education and supporting the student midwives in a practice setting. The role also requires the successful candidate to take be an autonomous practitioner who can offer expert knowledge, guidance and support to the student midwife and the wider team. The Clinical Link Tutor is both exciting and challenging and requires excellent knowledge and understanding of teaching and learning; supporting staff and students within and across teams while successfully leading modules in an HEI setting.

The Clinical Link Tutor will primarily support students on the BSc (Hons) Midwifery Practice programme in the practice setting in order to support the achievement of clinical and academic elements of the programme. They will offer support to the practice placement providers to ensure the NMC requirements are met.

You will have a Degree or higher qualification in midwifery and a post graduate qualification in education (PGCE) and have substantial experience in supporting, supervising and assessing students in the practice setting. If you hold the skills and experience, we are looking for, we would love to hear from you.