Lecturer/Senior Lecturer - Social Work
College of Nursing, Midwifery & Healthcare
Salary: £48,444 to £54,030 for appointment as Senior Lecturer.
£41,201 to £47,169 for appointment as Lecturer.
Release Date: Tuesday 10 May 2022
Closing Date: Thursday 26 May 2022
Interview Date: Monday 13 June 2022
The University of West London (UWL) is one of the top 40 universities in the
UK and the top modern university in London according to the influential
Guardian University Guide 2021.
We were also named University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times
and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021, being described by the editor
as “regularly among the top-performing universities” and proving that “it is
possible for a London-based institution to achieve outstanding levels of
student satisfaction beyond other universities”.
Over the last few years, we have invested more than £150 million into our
campus to create an inspiring social and learning environment for students.
The University puts our students at the heart of everything we do: dedicated
to providing an excellent student experience delivering positive, life-
changing outcomes - a combination of career focused courses and tailored
pedagogic care delivered within a supportive community.
Find out more about us https: // www. uwl.ac.uk/about-us
The College of Nursing, Midwifery and Healthcare delivers a range of
healthcare and social work courses across Berkshire and London and has a wide
range of CPD provision. We have excellent partnerships with a large number of
healthcare and social care organisations across the NHS, Social Services and
in the private, voluntary and independent sector. We are a supportive and
collegiate team and strongly encourage individuals in their continuing
An opportunity has arisen for a dynamic, innovative social work educator to
join our team of dedicated academics to support the delivery of courses in
social work at UG and PG level. Our new BSocial Work (Hons) commenced in
September 2021 and the successful candidate will have a key role in its
delivery. We believe our new offer is ambitious and exciting and will prepare
students to meet contemporary challenges in current social work practice. The
team are currently developing a post-graduate offer for qualified social
workers, and the successful candidate will be an integral part of this new
The successful candidate will have excellent social work knowledge and
experience, and an excellent appreciation of the SWE (2019) Professional
Standards and SWE Education and Training Standards (2021) is essential.
Candidates should demonstrate effective interpersonal and communication skills
to work collaboratively with students, other academics, social work
practitioners, and with our support and technical staff. You will be expected
to assist in the development and delivery of learning materials that are
relevant, evidence-based and current, in order to maintain the high quality of
learning and teaching associated with the college.
Applicants must be registered with SWE as a social worker, hold a minimum of
first degree in a relevant subject and ideally hold a recognised teaching
qualification for Higher Education. For successful applicants without relevant
teaching qualifications then they will join the UWL Academic Professional
degree apprenticeship scheme supporting the UK government's commitment to up
skill the UK workforce.
For successful applicants without relevant teaching qualifications then they
will join the UWL Academic Professional degree apprenticeship scheme
supporting the UK government's commitment to up skill the UK workforce.
How to Apply
To apply click on ‘Apply Online' and fill out the application form. Further
information about the application process can be found here:
https: // jobs.uwl.ac.uk/display.aspx?id=1253 &pid=0
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you need any assistance with the
Interviews are expected to be held in the week commencing Monday 13th June
For informal enquiries about the position please contact Janet Goddard, Course
Leader, email email@example.com or Mthoko Sampson, Lead Social Worker
Read more about working at the University of West London at
https: // www. uwl.ac.uk/about-us/how-university-works/why-work-uwl
Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in
accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.
A Standard/Enhanced DBS Certificate is required for this post (to be
undertaken upon appointment).