Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing

Anglia Ruskin University

United Kingdom

June 30, 2021


Job Category

Teaching, Research & Scholarship

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Employment Type

Full time

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Faculty/Prof Service

Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine & Social Care

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  • Expectations of Academic Staff (PDF, 175.14kb)

  • Job Description and Person Specification (PDF, 137.55kb)

  • About ARU:

    ARU is a vibrant workplace and our University is gaining prominence both nationally and internationally. We have ambitious plans for the future, and we are determined that our students and staff will realise their full potential. Our main campuses in the cities of Cambridge, Chelmsford and Peterborough have been transformed with major capital investment. With an annual turnover of over £200m, we are a major force for higher education and one of the largest universities in the East of England.

    About the Role:

    The Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine & Social Care is the largest faculty in the university. Our Faculty constantly pursues innovative approaches to develop and deliver curricula to meet the ever-changing educational needs of the Health and Social Care workforce. The Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine and Social Care offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, including doctoral level studies. Our provision at Chelmsford includes BSc Pre-Registration Nursing (Adult, Child and Mental Health) and a four-year dual registration nursing course for BSc (Hons) Adult/Mental Health and BSc (Hons) Child/Mental Health. In addition to this we also have a growing Mental Health Continuing Professional Development portfolio which includes an MSc in Mental Health and a MSc in Children and Adolescent Mental Wellbeing, which is open to students from all settings, including those external to health. Our dynamic approach ensures that our students receive a high quality, research-informed, educational experience, and a sound knowledge of the concepts is essential.

    We are now recruiting for two Lecturers in Mental Health Nursing at our Chelmsford campus. This post will include teaching and support of our Pre- Registration Mental Health Nursing courses, including students on the full- time delivery and apprenticeship pathways.

    You must hold a current Mental Health Nursing registration with the NMC and have extensive experience of working in Mental Health areas and advanced practice skills.

    Informal enquiries can be made to Laura Adley, Deputy Head of School for Mental Health and Child Nursing via email laura.adley@aru.ac.uk if required telephone discussion can be arranged via email.

    These appointments are subject to an enhanced level children's and adults barred list disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service. Further information can be obtained from https: // www. gov.uk/disclosure-barring- service-check.

    Find out more about working with us.

    We offer an extensive range of benefits including a generous holiday entitlement, occupational pension schemes, training and development opportunities, travel to work scheme and a competitive relocation package. Visit our benefits page for full details.

    We value diversity at ARU and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

    Committed to being inclusive and open to discuss flexible working.

    Guidance Notes:

    For a list of key requirements, please download the Job Description and Person Specification above. To apply for this role please demonstrate how your skills and experience match the criteria in the person specification.