Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing
School of Health, Science and Wellbeing
Location: Stafford campus
Salary: £35,326 to £50,296 Per Annum
Release Date: Wednesday 27 July 2022
Closing Date: Sunday 14 August 2022
Who is Staffordshire University?
We are the Connected University with 100 years of experience and ambition in
becoming the UK's foremost digital Institution. Our main campus is located in
Stoke on Trent alongside our Centres of Excellence in Healthcare Education
located in Stafford and Shrewsbury. Staffordshire University London's Digital
Institute is our first campus outside the Midlands.
With more than 10,000 Full Time Undergraduate and Postgraduate students on
campus, we continue to drive innovation and change, aiming to positively
disrupt our sector. For our University, it is about so much more than the
numbers. In fact, if there's one thing that sets us apart, it's our people who
are all #ProudToBeStaffs. Every one of our employees goes above and beyond to
deliver on our connected mission, responding to the needs of our students,
academic partners, businesses and society.
Over the past 5 years, we have transformed ourselves into a Gold standard
provider of teaching and learning, gaining historically high positions in the
UK league tables. With digital skills being at our core, we strive for
diversity in all its forms and play an important role in our local communities
and regional economies.
About the role
We are seeking ambitious and inspirational nurses to join our Mental Health
Nursing lecturing team.
As part of our inspiring teaching team, your role would include activities
Preparing and delivering teaching and learning activities covering various
aspects of our pre and post registration nursing courses. Whilst primarily
this teaching will focus on nursing students from your specific field, the
role would also include teaching to other specialities and apprenticeship
courses relating to nursing.
Delivering clinical skills teaching using our state-of-the-art simulation
facilities, classroom teaching, academic mentoring, marking and assessment
Enhancement of the student experience and contributing to ongoing course
evaluation and development
Engaging with, and developing, innovative and effective teaching methods to
enhance student engagement and achievement
Contributing to student recruitment and ongoing promotion of the courses
delivered by the School.
We can offer contracts of employment to suit you, including part-time, full
time, permanent and secondment opportunities. We also have a remote working
policy, which gives staff the flexibility to work remotely for part of the
Successful applicants will have varied experience and knowledge of working as
an NMC registered nurse. Effective teamworking and excellent communication
skills are essential. Formal teaching experience in higher education is
preferred but is not essential for the Lecturer (Grade 7) post. However,
these are considered as essential requirements for the Senior Lecturer role.
The School of Health, Science and Wellbeing is committed to ensure that we
develop the safest practitioners in the sector. To this end, patient safety
and simulation-based education is a key strand of our work, and we would
particularly welcome applicants with a passion for patient safety and
Applicants must hold a relevant professional qualification, an undergraduate
degree and registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community – a place
where everyone can be themselves and succeed on merit.
This post will require the successful candidate to work across the three
campus sites (Shrewsbury, Stoke and Stafford) of the School.
In return for your dedication, we have a competitive benefits package
Competitive incremental rates of Pay
Starting from 37 days Annual Leave (depending on job grade) plus 11 days
Bank Holiday and Discretionary days
Excellent Pension Scheme
Access to continued professional and personal development
An opportunity to become part of the wider University community
Access to an Employee Assistance Programme
Discounted Health & Fitness Facilities on site at the Stoke Campus
Discounted Travel by Rail or Bus, with the option of season tickets loans
We reserve the right to close any vacancies when we are in receipt of
sufficient applications. All applicants are advised to complete and submit
your applications as soon as possible.
Staffordshire University is committed to promoting and enabling a positive
culture where staff, students and visitors are confident to be their authentic
selves. We focus on inclusion as a way to ensure equality of opportunity for
all our people and to demonstrate our commitment to Equality, Diversity and
We promote applications from all sections of the community, regardless of
background, belief or identity, recognising the benefits a diverse
organisation can bring for the University.
We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic
(BAME) people, who are currently under-represented in the University