Lecturer in Nursing, School of Health and Social Care
Application closing date
£34,304 - £40,927 per annum
The School of Health and Social Care
The School has an excellent reputation for teaching and research in health
and social care. Our academic members of staff include dental professionals,
social workers, nurses, allied health care professionals, psychologists and
sociologists. The School is run over two campuses, based at Southend and
Colchester. Academic staff are supported by a team of administrative staff
based at both Colchester and Southend campuses.
We are at the forefront of preparing people to solve real-life issues in
health and society, offering courses and research that both commissioners and
employers believe in. We work in partnership with various people, who offer us
their expertise and experience, making us a team of people who truly
understand what is needed from health and social care professionals and
services– now and in the future.
The School is currently going through exciting changes and expansion, with an
increase in student numbers, an intention to prepare for submission to Unit
Assessment 3 (research focusing on Allied Health Professions, Dentistry,
Nursing and Pharmacy) for the next Research Excellence Framework (REF), and
the introduction of new courses, including the Nurse Associate Apprenticeship,
and Masters in Global Public Health. We are also expanding and building new
and innovative areas for student study, including new clinical skills spaces,
consultation rooms and study areas.
We are now looking to appoint a Lecturer in Nursing on a fixed-term basis to
join the Division of Nursing, one of the seven divisions in the School of
Health and Social Care.
Duties of the Role
The purpose of this post will be to play an active part in the development
of our new nursing associate programme as well as delivery and development of
the existing adult nursing programmes in the School . You will complement
the existing team in the delivery of the innovative pre-registration
programmes in nursing. You may also have the opportunity to input into our
Continuing Professional Development (CPD) portfolio, as well as into other
courses offered across the School.
This post is fixed term or secondment until October 22. This is a great
opportunity for anyone interested in exploring education and gaining
experience in developing a new programme.
Your ongoing development is important to us, and you will have the opportunity
to work closely with your Head of Division, the School's Director of Staff
Development and Wellbeing, and the Dean, to enhance your potential and achieve
Duties will include engaging effectively in substantive teaching and
learning support roles in the School, and developing a broad understanding of
how such activities support student learning and design, plan and deliver
learning in creative and innovative ways appropriate to the subject area and
All posts will contribute to the administration of the School and a full list
of key responsibilities and main duties can be found within the respective
Skills and qualifications required
The successful candidates will have relevant professional experience or
practice and have NMC registration.
It is essential that candidates have a commitment to uphold the NMC Code of
Conduct, Performance and Ethics and to exhibit professional behaviours and
attitudes in keeping with NHS values . Along with having experience in
nursing and the ability to keep up to date with the current practice of
nursing, teaching and legislation.
Please state within the application which campus you would prefer to
be based (Colchester or Southend)
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we are and what we do. We are committed to being a cosmopolitan,
internationally oriented university that is welcoming to staff and students
from all countries, faiths and backgrounds, where you can find the world in
To support this commitment we have our Global Forum, a staff-led network that
promotes and celebrates the rich cultural diversity among Essex staff, and our
Colchester campus based Faith Centre, which hosts regular services, meetings
and events organised by our chaplains and faith representatives. For more
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