Teaching Fellow Social Work (Children & Families)

Opening Date:
10 Aug 2020
Closing Date:
9 Sep 2020
Salary Range:

The Directorate of Social Sciences is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and innovative Teaching Fellow in Social Work to join our team. We are looking for someone who has excellent knowledge in the area of Social Work with Adults and who can work effectively cross Health & Social Care professions. The post holder will have a Master’s degree in a relevant subject and hold, or be willing to study for, a PhD in the field of Social Work.

The post holder will be expected to contribute to the Social Work undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and across the spectrum of the academic work of the School through learning, teaching and enterprise. They should have experience of teaching in higher education and be committed to developing and delivering high quality education at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The successful candidate must be a good team player who is willing to work on a variety of complex activities and tasks on a daily basis. They will have the opportunity to develop their career within an innovative, progressive and supportive environment with a range of opportunities for leadership development.

The University of Salford has a rich history and an exciting future; we sit at the heart of the Northern Powerhouse, are active members of the Greater Manchester Social Work Academy (Teaching Partnership) and actively engage with stakeholders across the region to address the health and social care outcomes arising from the devolution of power to Greater Manchester’s local authorities. The Social Work group is a vibrant and research active part of the School of Health & Society with a portfolio of research- informed undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes for both pre and post qualifying Social Work. We are proud that that we are the top scoring university for Social Work in the North West, 11th in the 2019 Guardian League table.

We are fully committed to inclusion and diversity and this is reflected in the diversity of our team. We welcome applicants with an interest in research which seek to understand the needs of underrepresented communities and/or addresses forms of social injustice. The interview panel will include diverse representation and all will undertake unconscious bias training prior to interviewing, to emphasise your desire to attract and recruit diverse candidates.

For further enquiries please contact Dr Allister Butler at a.h.butler@salford.ac.uk.