Senior Lecturer or Senior Lecturer (Teaching) in Health and Wellbeing (Mental Health Focus)

Opening Date:
31 Mar 2023
Closing Date:
30 Apr 2023
Salary Range:

Health and Wellbeing

Location: St John’s Campus
Salary: £41,931 to £52,841
Post Type: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Reference: SAHC2304

The University of Worcester seeks to appoint an experienced, enthusiastic, and highly motivated Mental Health Practitioner/Lecturer to join the Department of Health and Wellbeing. The successful candidate will join a multi-professional team working collaboratively with colleagues across the School and the wider University. The School upholds the overall mission of the University by providing high quality, accessible learning opportunities, promoting academic enquiry and the advancement of knowledge.

We are encouraging applications for this role from practitioners with varied professional experience and practice supporting mental health issues and conditions.

About you:

  • You will have experience in teaching theory and skills in relation to your own adult mental health practice including supporting individuals and their family to maintain/improve mental health and well-being.
  • Hold relevant qualification(s), preferably to include some post-graduate study
  • Understand curriculum design and have some experience of developing learning materials
  • Have experience of supporting learners in a practice and/or university setting
  • An interest in scholarly activity and research
  • Have experience of inter professional working and ability to deliver CPD activities.
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Be passionate about mental health and well-being

The University of Worcester is a high achieving, award-winning, dynamic institution with a notably inclusive, civic ethos. It is one of the Country’s top universities for gender equality, with multiple accolades for teaching quality, inclusion, contribution to the community, and environmental sustainability. We are a leading provider of health education, from Nursing and Midwifery to Paramedic Sciences, Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy. Our new Medical School will open for students in September 2023, and we are now expanding our portfolio further to educate the next generation of Mental Health practitioners.

If you are new to Higher Education, we offer an exciting Transition Programme which will provide you with the skills and knowledge to support the transition from a clinical role to an academic role.

If you are interested in joining us at this exciting time and would relish the challenge of educating the next generation of professionals, we welcome your application. For this role full-time, part-time and job share will be considered.

From 1 August 2023, the salary range for this role will increase to £42,978 – £54,395, with the opportunity to progress to £59,422.

Informal queries in relation to this role are welcome and should be directed to Debbie Sabbato (PA to the Head of School of Allied Health and Community) via email.