£44,737 to £53,353 per annum
Full time, permanent
The University of Suffolk is looking for an outstanding scholar with adult
social work practice experience to join the School of Social Sciences and
Humanities and help drive our vision for being a leading centre for teaching
and research excellence. The successful candidate will have a sustained track
record of professional experience in delivering education, training and
The School of Social Sciences and Humanities is publicly engaged and outward
looking, with an emerging profile in producing world-leading and
internationally excellent research that is distinctive, impactful, and of
relevance to our communities and broader society. Our School connects –
People, Place and Society.
Comprised of a large and diverse group of scholars, as well as Social Work,
the School includes a range of subject areas including: Sociology, Politics,
Criminology, Law, History, Psychology, English, Counselling, and Education.
The School is a professional and collegiate group who have been proactive in
establishing innovative programmes of study to serve the needs of over a 1400+
undergraduate and postgraduate student population. A particular strength of
the School is our social sciences programmes in Criminology, Politics and
Student experience is at the heart of everything we do at the University of
Suffolk. We are proud to offer our students state-of-the-art facilities,
including specialist spaces designed to enhance learning and teaching.
Boasting an outstanding record of achievement in promoting student engagement
in the learning journey, as evidenced by high NSS satisfaction rates, we have
a clear ambition to be a leading University for high-quality, student-centred,
The successful applicant would teach on our undergraduate provision,
delivering high quality instruction on modules including Social Work with
adults, supporting and assessing practice learning, and providing pastoral
support to students. Prospective candidates must have contemporary
professional social work experience in working with adults; knowledge and
experience of working with people with mental health needs is desirable. The
post-holder must be a champion for social work and social justice and pro-
actively sustain and enhance our excellent Suffolk and Norfolk Teaching
If you would like to be part of the University of Suffolk community and share
in our ambition, we would love to hear from you.
For specific enquiries about the role please contact Nora Duckett Social Work
Course Lead email@example.com
Closing date: Thursday 13th October, 5pm
Interview date: TBC
We are a values driven organisation, committed to ensuring we remain a beacon
for aspiration and achievement, while providing a great environment to work
We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place
where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer a range of family
friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff
engagement forums, campus facilities and services to support staff from
different backgrounds. If you share our values and our vision, you will find a
home at the University of Suffolk.
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