Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Primary Care and Non-Medical Prescribing
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 £35,333 to £42,155 pa; Senior Lecturer UH8 £42,155 to £53,353 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 within Primary Care Team joining a supportive and friendly academic team. The role requires a committed and student-focused individual who is keen to play a key role in the provision of high-quality, evidence-informed teaching.
Main duties and responsibilities
The Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Primary Care will provide high quality academic input in relation to the planning, teaching, assessing and evaluation of programmes of study at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and apprenticeship contributing to our continuing professional development portfolio.
At Senior Lecturer level you would be expected to take on additional responsibilities such as module leadership, represent primary care and non- medical prescribing locally and nationally.
Skills and experience needed
You will have experience of teaching and supporting community nursing or non- medical prescribing students and knowledge of current NMC requirements and standards of proficiency. You will also be required to have experience as an independent nurse prescriber. 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.
For the Lecturer position, you will be a registered nurse. You will also have experience of working within community or primary care setting. You will also be an independent nurse prescriber. You will hold an honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject. In addition, for the Senior Lecturer position, you will hold a master's degree or an equivalent Level 7 qualification (such as a PgDip). Doctoral study would be desirable.
For both Lecturer and Senior Lecturer position a teaching qualification is desirable or you will have a willingness to work towards one if no teaching qualification is held.
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.
DBS checks may require renewal in line with policy.
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.
Please view the job description and person specification for a full list of the duties and essential criteria. Please attach a personal statement showing clearly how your skills and experience match the Person Specification.
Contact Details/Informal Enquiries
Theresa Titchener, Professional Lead Primary Care Nursing, School of Health and Social Work, firstname.lastname@example.org Mobile: 07976852518
Closing Date: 4 December 2022
Interview Date: 16 December 2022
Reference number: 046958
Date advert placed: 17 November 2022
Our vision at the University of Hertfordshire is to transform lives and we are committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in line with the University's Race Equality Charter Bronze award and the School of Health and Social Work's Athena SWAN Silver award. We are a Disability Confident committed and equal opportunities employer, and we welcome applications from individuals who identify as male and from BAME candidates, as these groups are currently under-represented in the senior academic team.
We offer a range of employee benefits including generous annual leave, flexible location opportunities within the UK, discounted Sports Village memberships, personal and professional development and family-friendly policies. #GoHerts