Job details

College

College of Health, Psychology and Social Care

Responsible to

Head of Mental Health and Learning Disability Nursing

Location

St Helena campus, Chesterfield or Derby, Kedleston Road

Salary

£32,817 to £36,914 per annum

Closing date

Monday 25 October 2021

Contract type

Permanent

Post type

Full-time

Reference

0360-21

About the role

As a lecturer in the Mental Health and Learning Disability Nursing programme, you will be joining an innovative and inclusive team that are driven to offer the best student experience through the delivery of evidence/ research based teaching.

You will be a motivated and inspiring team player that seeks to drive the student experience forward through your teaching and personal tutor support. You will have teaching experience and be a registered Learning Disability Nurse on the NMC register - you will have proven continued professional development with a desire to develop through further academic and research pursuits.

Principal accountabilities

Learning / Teaching

  1. Effectively teach and facilitate learning on a range of subjects / modules within the subject area on undergraduate, postgraduate, professional and post-experience programmes
  2. Ensure that knowledge from research and scholarly activities informs and enhances learning and teaching, as well as extending it to appropriate external activities such as knowledge transfer activities
  3. Have the ability to inspire students
  4. Undertake tutorial responsibilities, including maintaining records, for a group and/or individual students as required in order to support students to: a. optimise their learning opportunities and career progression and b. monitor their progress, signpost sources of student support and enable them to develop independence as learners
  5. Ensure that module / programme design and delivery comply with the quality standards and regulations of the University
  6. Participate effectively in the assessment process, including the setting, marking and moderation of student work, providing constructive feedback and ensuring it is in accordance with quality assurance procedures
  7. Participate in the continuing review and development of module/programme delivery, incorporating innovative study modes, learning environments and pedagogic practices to engage and stimulate students, deliver effective learning outcomes and develop the skills and attributes of the ‘Derby Graduate’
  8. Take on relevant module leader and/or programme leader responsibilities, including associated marketing, recruitment, delivery and ongoing programme development activities

Curriculum Development

  1. To take part in curriculum development within field of expertise, reviewing and revising traditional modes of study, and devising or contributing to new modes
  2. Bring contemporary nursing expertise to the curriculum team

Practice Teaching

  1. To lead or contribute to inspirational practical teaching, for example through clinical simulation or support for practice placements (E.g. visits to students practice partners and assessors/supervisors)
  2. Lead and contribute to the support and development of learners in practice as required
  3. Liaise with practice partners to develop innovative strategies to facilitate student learning, supervision and assessment in placement areas for nursing and healthcare practice

Research / Scholarship

  1. Engage in individual research and collaborate both internally and externally on research projects that are consistent with the College, and contribute to influencing leading edge practice in the University and contribution to the REF
  2. Sustain and enhance the reputation of the University by publishing in appropriate quality journals and presenting at scholarly activities such as workshops, conferences and other similar events
  3. Develop and maintain contacts and relationship with relevant professional, research and industrial organisations
  4. Contribute to writing bids for externally funded research projects.

Other

  1. Act as a personal tutor, supporting and mentoring students as appropriate
  2. Provide pastoral care to students, referring when necessary to services that provide further support
  3. Support marketing and student recruitment activities as required
  4. Develop external links in order, for example, to support student recruitment, secure student placements, facilitate outreach work, generate income or build relationships for future activities
  5. Be responsible for administrative duties in areas such as admissions, timetabling, examinations and assessment of progress and student attendance
  6. Contribute to effective cross College / University working
  7. Observe and implement University policies and procedures

Person specification

Essential Criteria

Qualifications

Experience

Research / Scholarship
Learning/Teaching

Skills, knowledge & abilities

Business requirements

Benefits

As well as competitive pay scales, we offer generous holiday entitlement. We also offer opportunities for further salary progression based on performance, and the opportunity to join a contributory pension scheme.

Find out more about pay and benefits

How to apply

You can apply by submitting an online application. Once you have signed in or registered with us you will be able to begin your application. If you are creating an account for the first time, please ensure you provide an email address that you access regularly as this will be our main means of contacting you regarding your application.

If you require any assistance, including the provision of any documentation in an alternative format, please contact the Recruitment team at recruitment@derby.ac.uk.

Please note all applications must be submitted online by Midnight GMT on the closing date of the vacancy.

Important information

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications.

We recommend you take time to read the government guidance on individual eligibility requirements for sponsorship to check you will meet the criteria prior to applying. Skilled Worker visa: Your job - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk).

If you have any questions regarding sponsorship please contact HRUKVI@derby.ac.uk.

DBS check

If you are successful, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The post for which you are applying is exempt from Section 4(2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 requiring any spent convictions to be declared. Any information you provide will be treated in confidence and only used when considering your suitability for the post.

To enable us to process your DBS check please ensure you are able to supply the documentation listed on the DBS website at interview stage.

Coronavirus

Our number one priority is to keep our staff, students and community safe as we continue to work through the pandemic. Upon appointment, full training will be given on the Health and Safety processes we follow.

Find out how we are ensuring the safety of our staff, students and community

Further details

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