Salary: £39,347 to £46,974 per annum Closing Date: Tuesday 28 November 2023 Reference: HU3220-23-434
The University of Brighton Social Work department is seeking a new member of staff to join the team. Your expertise and experience will contribute to the delivery of high-quality social work education in the School of Humanities and Social Science. This is an opportunity to join a collaborative team of social work academics, based in a new home for the school at the Moulsecoomb campus in Brighton. The team is particularly looking for social workers or social work academics with experience in mental health/DoLS practice or placements/practice education.
You should be able to draw on foundational social work knowledge and experience as a basis for delivering the core social work curriculum and alongside your specialist area across our undergraduate, postgraduate, and post-qualifying programmes. Applicants will be expected to engage with teaching, assessment, student support and development, both academically and on placement, and knowledge exchange/research.
To be effective in this position, you should:
Applicants must be qualified social workers and registered (or eligible to register) with Social Work England. An additional post-qualifying professional qualification as an Approved Mental Health Professional is essential for one post, whilst Best Interest Assessor or practice educator qualifications are desirable.
We welcome applications from job sharers. Informal enquiries are welcome to Dr Kelly J Alexander, social work subject lead, via [email protected].
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The University is committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive environment for all staff regardless of age, disability, family or caring responsibilities, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief (including non-belief), sex and sexual orientation. We embrace equality and diversity in our working, learning, research and teaching environment and are committed to maintaining a supportive and inclusive community. We particularly encourage applicants from Minority Ethnic backgrounds because the University is under-represented by Minority Ethnic staff.
For the vast majority of our roles, we operate an agile working system with time split between working on campus and at the employee's home. It is the University's expectation that home working will take place within the UK.
Further information about working for us, as well as the wide range of benefits we offer, can be found in the working with us section of our vacancies page.