The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedic Practice is offering an
exciting opportunity for a suitably experienced and qualified professional to
join our team of midwifery lecturers providing high quality education to both
pre – registration students and post – registration health care professionals.
This opportunity is offered as a 6 month fixed term appointment or as a
As a Lecturer in Midwifery you will join an experienced and motivated team of
academics, providing support for teaching and learning across the School's
portfolio with focus on midwifery course. The successful candidate will be a
committed and motivated professional who will therefore contribute effectively
to the planning, delivery and evaluation of learning materials/modules across
With knowledge, experience and skills as well as a degree in a relevant
subject, the successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the
wider School portfolio which includes undergraduate and postgraduate Nursing,
Midwifery and Paramedic education. As well as this, our lecturers develop and
use a range of skills to support students as a personal tutor as well as
engaging in partnership with other academics, practice provider partners and
people and communities
The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedic Practice is a vibrant academic
community and the main provider of nursing education in the North East of
Scotland. The School is housed in a state of the art building designed to
simulate both clinical and community settings providing a stimulating learning
Our vision is to provide dynamic and transformational learning, teaching and
research that makes a leading contribution to improving the health and well-
being of local, national and global communities. We aim to engage with key
partners to develop, deliver and disseminate high quality research that is of
value to society, those using health and social care services, and the
professions of nursing and midwifery.
This is a full - time position but we will consider different and flexible
contract types, such as part-time working. Whilst we are focussed on educating
the next generation of Nurses, Midwives and Paramedics, we also appreciate the
need to retain skills in the health profession, so we may consider part and
full time secondments from your current role.
For informal enquiries please contact Dr Heather Bain, Academic Strategic Lead
This post in subject to the individual being required to join the PVG scheme.
For more information, visit: https: // www. mygov.scot/pvg-scheme/
Grade 7 Salary Scale: £34,804 – 40,322
Grade 8 Salary Scale: £41,526 – 49,553
Salary on appointment will be dependent upon experience.
Candidates with limited or no prior experience as an academic will be placed
on the first point of the Grade 7 scale. Consideration will be given to
offering an Academic Attraction Payment (adjusted annually) for those
candidates who have specific industry knowledge, skills or, expertise which
are required for the position.
Please see the job attachments for further information regarding the Grade 7
and Grade 8 criteria. Further guidance on Academic Attraction Payments can be
RESPONSIBLE TO: Academic Strategic Lead
RESPONSIBLE FOR: No line management responsibility
PURPOSE OF THE POST: The lecturing role is predominantly to contribute to
the School portfolio which includes undergraduate and postgraduate education,
post registration CPD, scholarly activity and research.
The responsibilities of the post holder will be to:
Participate in the development and preparation of teaching materials.
Provide tutorial and personal guidance for students.
Supervises undergraduate and postgraduate projects.
Develop and maintain expertise in subject areas.
Participate in subject and course development.
Participate in curriculum development and in particular contributes to the
introduction of new methods of teaching, learning and assessment.
Assists in the supervision of students as appropriate during their clinical
Promotes and markets the School and its courses to local, national and
Other activities as deemed appropriate by the Academic Strategic Lead or the
Head of School.
Candidates with limited/no lecturing experience can still be considered but
will work to the Developing Academic. Full details of both roles can be found
in the attached PDF.
Qualifications and Professional Memberships
Degree in a relevant subject area.
Current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and have
current midwifery registration.
Knowledge and awareness of current policy and priorities relevant to
Knowledge of relevant NMC Standards for education and training.
Recent relevant clinical and/or educational experience
Qualifications and Professional Memberships
PhD or Higher Degree e.g. Masters in relevant discipline
PGCert in Teaching and Learning or equivalent willing to work towards
Evidence of contribution to Professional Body Activity e.g. locally or
Evidence of teaching and learning/practice education in professional practice.
Behaviour 1: Communication - Ability to receive, understand and convey
information requiring careful explanation and information of a complex or
conceptual nature, in a clear and accurate manner
Behaviour 2: Pastoral Care and Welfare - Experience of calming and
reassuring those with work/study related problems who may be experiencing
distress, dealing with difficult welfare situations or confidential matters
and providing support for those in considerable distress or requiring long-
term complex support
Behaviour 3: Teaching and Learning Support - Experience of providing
standard information or delivering teaching or training, designing content or
learning materials within existing frameworks and developing innovative
approaches to learning experience and the curriculum
Behaviour 4: Service Delivery - Experience of exploring and adapting a
service to meet customers' expectations and also identifying ways of improving
Behaviour 5: Analysis and Research - Experience of identifying or
designing data gathering and analytical methods appropriate for each
investigation, and producing reports that identify key issues and findings
Behaviour 6: Liaison and Networking - Experience of circulating
information in an accurate and timely manner, working across team boundaries
to build and strengthen working relationships, leading and developing internal
networks to pursue a shared interest and leading and building external
networks to enhance the work of the organisation