Lecturer in Health and Social Care
Part Time Fixed Term
£34,804 - £39,152 per annum, pro rata
L in Health and Social Care - Job Description.pdf
About The Job
Part time: 0.6FTE, Fixed Term until 30 September 2025 (or until the return
of the post holder, whichever is sooner)
Interview Date: 09 September 2021
As a lecturer in Health and Social Care you will provide an outstanding
research-informed, personalised student learning experience utilising an
active blended learning approach to teaching. You will deliver both on-line
and face-to-face sessions and develop the Virtual Learning Environment to
enhance delivery and will have thorough, up-to-date subject knowledge as well
as relevant professional practice. You will also have a commitment to engaging
in relevant professional development.
You will develop and deliver a range of innovative assessments and manage
modules in line with University policy and practice. You will be involved in
the preparation and delivery of student recruitment activities as well as
undertaking personal tutorial support. You will be able to communicate
effectively to ensure high quality delivery. You will be involved in
developing the subject area's CPD portfolio.
You will actively contribute to the Faculty's research community and undertake
activities which deliver a social impact. You will be required to work
flexibly and may be required to work some evenings and weekends.
This post is subject to a background disclosure check by the Disclosure and
Barring Service before any appointment can be confirmed.
You will have attained a degree in a relevant subject and experience of
working in a Health and Social Care environment. You should be able to work
autonomously. You should possess up-to-date subject knowledge and bring
relevant specialist knowledge and insight into the subject area.
You will be forward thinking and be able to network effectively. You will have
relevant teaching experience and be able to plan, design and deliver the
student learning experience in innovative and creative ways. You will respond
appropriately and proactively to student needs, in order to engage and
motivate learners. You will have the ability to lead modules and have
experience of using different digital devices, applications and services. As a
lecturer you will have the ability to implement quality assurance processes.
You will be able to manage multiple priorities, managing and meeting short
Degree qualification or equivalent in relevant subject
Professional Recognition as HEA Fellow (D2) or teaching qualification
recognised by HESA, or willingness to obtain within an agreed timescale
Master's degree in relevant subject
Doctorate in relevant subject, completed or within 12 months of completion
Relevant professional qualification
Social Work, Sociology and Social Care
The subject area is part of the Faculty of Health, Education and Society and
is led by the Subject Lead. The Social Care team deliver a number of degrees
including a Foundation Degree and BA in Social Care and Community Practice and
a Masters degree in Youth and Community Leadership. It is currently developing
it's portfolio to deliver a 2 year accelerated degree in Applied Social Care
and Health. It is an innovative team with a diverse portfolio of experience in
Social Care and Health. The team is currently developing its research
portfolio and has interests in widening participation and student engagement
The University of Northampton's focus on a personalised learning experience
for our students was recently cited by HEFCE as a reason for our Gold award in
the Teaching Excellence Framework 2017. To augment this approach further we
have adopted an ‘Active Blended Learning' (ABL) approach which places
greater emphasis on student-centred activities that support the development of
subject knowledge, understanding, independent learning and digital fluency.
Successful candidates for academic posts at the University of Northampton will
be expected to adopt ABL as standard in their teaching practice.
This is an exciting time to join our University following our relocation in
September 2018 to a new purpose-built, town-centre campus designed to adapt to
21st century teaching and the ABL model. We are looking to recruit individuals
who share our passion for innovation, creativity and social impact and who
will play a key role as we realise our ambition of transforming lives for the
better and inspiring positive change.
The University of Northampton is one of only two Ashoka U Changemaker Campuses
in the UK, and in 2017 was awarded the Social Enterprise Gold Mark, an
independent guarantee that we have proven to our employees, students and
stakeholders that we are committed to continuous improvement across our
business in order to consistently deliver a positive impact on people and
Right To Work
All candidates will be asked to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK
We are proud of our diverse student population and applications from Black
Asian Minority Ethnic student grow year on year. Equality and the promotion of
inclusion are a key value that we are proud to promote. To embed this across
the University, to achieve diversity amongst its staff and to improve staff
representation, we would like to encourage applications from women, people
living with disabilities, and those from the LGBT+ and Black, Asian and
Minority Ethnic communities.