Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Learning Disability Nursing

University of Hertfordshire

United Kingdom

February 13, 2022


Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Learning Disability Nursing

School of Health and Social Work/Department of Nursing, Health and Wellbeing

FTE: 1.0 FTE (working 37 hours per week)

Duration of Contract: Permanent post

Salary: Lecturer UH7 £34,304 to £40,927; Senior Lecturer UH8 £40,927 to £51,799 pa depending on skills and experience

Location: University of Hertfordshire, College Lane Campus (some teaching at Meridian House and DeHavilland sites), Hatfield

The School of Health and Social Work at the University of Hertfordshire has a long-established reputation as a centre for excellence for healthcare education. Our vision is to transform lives through our education, research and community engagement activities. This is an exciting opportunity to join the School as a Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer in Learning Disability nursing, joining a supportive and friendly academic team. The role requires an enthusiastic, committed and student-focused individual who is keen to play a key role in the provision of high-quality, evidence-informed nursing and nursing associate education.

Main duties & responsibilities

The Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Learning Disability Nursing will provide high quality academic input in relation to the planning, teaching, assessing and evaluation of programmes of study at undergraduate and postgraduate levels (BSc & MSc-including apprenticeship, and the Nursing Associate Degree Apprenticeship), and contributing to our continuing professional development portfolio.

At Senior Lecturer level you would be expected to take on Module Leadership.

Skills and experience needed

You will have experience of teaching and supporting nursing students and knowledge of current NMC requirements and standards of proficiency. You will be able to demonstrate evidence of teamworking and working autonomously as well as having excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Experience of successful partnership working with practice partners and students would be desirable at Senior Lecturer level.

Qualifications required

For the Lecturer position, you will be a registered nurse (Registered with the NMC as a Learning Disability nurse) and hold a honours degree in a relevant subject.

In addition, for the Senior Lecturer position, you will hold a master's degree or a Level 7 qualification such as a PgDip. Doctoral study would be desirable.

A teaching qualification or willingness to work towards this is essential for both positions.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)

Our commitment to the University's Safeguarding Policy, requires that the recruitment of staff in this area, will require the minimum of a Basic DBS Check. In the course of our work and University-led activities, there may be external contractual obligations where a further Enhanced Check is required.

Overseas applicants and UK applicants who have lived abroad

Successful applicants who have lived outside the UK, for 12 months or more (whether continuously or in total), in the last 10 years, will be required to produce a ‘Certificate of Good Character/Conduct' from each of those countries.

For a full list of responsibilities and duties and more information please refer to the job description.

Contact Details/Informal Enquiries

Gamu Tendayi, Professional Lead Learning Disability Nursing and Head of Centre for Learning Disability Studies, School of Health and Social Work g.tendayi2@herts.ac.uk. Mobile:07715811459

Closing Date: 13th February 2022

Interview Date: 25th February 2022

Reference number: 038175

Date advert placed: 11th January 2022

Our vision is to transform lives and UH is committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and building a diverse community. We welcome applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of their protected characteristics. We offer a range of employee benefits including generous annual leave and discounted Sports Village memberships, personal and professional development and family-friendly policies. #GoHerts

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