Unit: Faculty of Wellbeing, Education & Language Studies (WELS)
Salary: £43,414 to £51,805 pro rata
Please quote reference: 20588
Terms: 1 year Fixed Term Contract – Part time 0.8FTE
Closing Date: 31 December 2022, 12:00
Change your career, change lives
The Open University is the UK’s largest university, a world leader in flexible part-time education combining a mission to widen access to higher education with research excellence, transforming lives through education.
Staff Tutors are members of the academic staff of the School of Health, Wellbeing and Social Care (HWSC) based in the Faculty of Wellbeing, Education & Language Studies (WELS). You will play a vital role in the provision of The Open University’s (OU) supported open learning model of education; contribute to the presentation of modules and qualifications and engage in research and scholarship congruent with School and Faculty strategic priorities. Staff Tutors represent The Open University on national and local strategic groups, provide academic leadership and line manage Module Tutors and Practice Tutors who provide academic and pastoral support to OU students. The post includes responsibility for working in partnership with employers to support recruitment and selection to professional programmes and for the operational management of practice learning relating to the School’s portfolio of qualifications. Applicants should therefore, have relevant qualifications and experience. You will be part of a team based in the North of England and may be required to travel across the country and occasionally to Milton Keynes and other parts of the UK. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check or equivalent for their nation of residency
Skills and experience
- A good first degree (upper second or higher) or a Post-Graduate qualification in a subject area of relevance to nursing, health and/or social care;
- A professional qualification in a relevant professional background
- Current registration with the relevant professional body
- Experience of supporting practice learning
- A sound knowledge and understanding of professional education, including the standards and regulatory requirements for professional programmes;
- A knowledge and understanding of current issues in health and/or social care.
- Experience of teaching and practice education.
More information can be found in the Job Description on our website.
What you get in return
We have a strong commitment to providing training and development in and beyond your current role. This includes thorough induction into the organisation and regular reviews of your training and development needs.
We also offer a great range of benefits that support our employees and their families for the long term. Staff Benefits include an attractive pension proposition and 33 days holiday per annum pro rata, plus Bank Holidays and Christmas closure days.
How to apply
For information on how to apply, please visit the Open University’s Jobs page by clicking “Apply”.
Closing date: 31 December 2022, 12 noon
Interview date: W/C 31 January 2023
Please use the following apply link: https://www.open.ac.uk/about/employment/vacancies/staff-tutor-nursing-20588