Unit: WELS (Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies)
Salary: £42,149 to £50,296
Location: Milton Keynes
Please quote reference: 20084
Terms: 1 Year Fixed Term Contract – 0.6 FTE – Secondment opportunity will be considered.
Closing Date: 14 November 2022 at 12:00 noon
We are seeking to recruit a Staff Tutor to contribute to our Advanced Clinical Practice (ACP) provision.
The applicant will be required to provide academic input to the ACP programmes and support the promotion and delivery of the MSc Advanced Clinical.
The post includes responsibility developing and delivering the ACP modules and working in partnership with employers to promote the ACP programmes providing support in recruitment in relation to the ACP apprenticeship. The role includes operational management of practice learning relating to the ACP Programmes, working strategically, in collaboration with the Programme Lead and Module Chairs, and regulatory bodies to ensure compliance with external and internal regulatory requirements.
Staff Tutors represent The Open University on national and local strategic groups, provide academic leadership and line manage Associate Lecturers and Practice Tutors who provide academic and pastoral support to OU students.
The postholder will be part of the ACP team and may be home based or based in Milton Keynes. There will be a requirement to travel to other parts of the UK to engage with stakeholders and promote the ACP programmes. We are also able to offer this vacancy as a secondment opportunity.
Skills and experience
- A good first degree (upper second or higher) and a Post-Graduate qualification in a subject area of relevance to Advanced Clinical Practice (ACP);
- Current registration with a relevant regulator (GPhC, HCPC or NMC);
- A teaching qualification
- Evidence of a sound knowledge and understanding of professional education, including the standards and regulatory requirements for professional programmes related to ACP;
- Knowledge and understanding of current issues in advancing healthcare practice across the UK
- Experience of teaching and practice education, teaching adult learners, particularly in the context of distance learning, demonstrating a sound understanding of the needs of adult learners
- Experience of using IT for communication and teaching purposes and to access and use data to support module and qualification delivery.
- Demonstrable ability to support the professional development of colleagues
- An ability to promote the School of Health Wellbeing and Social care learning provision to individuals and corporate customers developing and supporting local partnerships and engaging with employers;
- A commitment to continuing personal and professional development and updating in the field of ACP;
- A commitment to promoting quality services to students, through the academic management and appropriate staff development of colleagues and evaluation of learning provision;
- Excellent interpersonal, organisational, team working and communication skills, including an ability to express ideas clearly both orally and in writing;
- A proven ability to work effectively across organisational boundaries and to collaborate with others across the sector
- A strong record of research and/or knowledge exchange that is commensurate to the position.
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