Job details

College

College of Health, Psychology and Social Care

Responsible to

Head of Mental health and Learning Disability Nursing

Location

Kedleston Road, Derby Campus

Salary

£33,309 to £40,927 per annum

Closing date

Sunday 30 January 2022

Contract type

Fixed term contract until January 2023

Post type

Full-time

Reference

0467-21-R

About the role

We are looking for a Lecturer to deliver on our pre-registration Mental Health Nursing Programme on a fixed-term contract until January 2023.

The successful candidate will join a team of enthusiastic, committed and friendly staff who deliver pre-registration and post-registration nursing and healthcare courses at the University of Derby.

The post is based in the School of Nursing and Professional Practice, one of two subject areas within the College of Health and Social Care. However, the post holders will also be expected to work collaboratively with colleagues across different disciplines within the College. The subject area offers programmes ranging from those for unqualified support staff, to Honours, Masters and Doctoral Degrees, which include Community Specialist and Advanced Nursing Practice.

The College of Health and Social Care upholds the overall mission of the University by providing high quality, accessible learning opportunities; promoting academic enquiry and the advancement of knowledge using a variety of methods of delivery. We are committed to the Widening Participation agenda and have a good record of meeting the needs of local stakeholders. User and carer involvement in course development and delivery is an essential aspect of our work.

The post holder will be innovative and creative in their role and will contribute to enhancing the quality of healthcare education, as well as taking forward the research and scholarship agenda. It is extremely important that our successful candidates not only understand the student experience, but that they genuinely enjoy making a positive impact for them both in and out of classes.

The role will contribute to programme delivery across the suite of programmes offered by the Department, ranging from Foundation Degree to Masters' as appropriate.

The post holder will have a strong clinical and educational background in Mental Health nursing and will focus on delivering an excellent student experience. 

Further information regarding the College can be found on the following link http://www.derby.ac.uk/health-and-social-care/

If you have any queries  about the role, please contact Victoria Sweetmore - Assistant Discipline Lead Mental health and Learning Disability Nursing-  via: v.sweetmore@derby.ac.uk.

Principal accountabilities

Learning / Teaching

Curriculum Development

Practice Teaching

Research / Scholarship

Other

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

Please note that unfortunately, this role will not attract sufficient points to obtain a sponsored Skilled Worker visa under the UK Visas & Immigration points based immigration system; however, applications are welcome from candidates who do not currently have the right to work in the UK, but who would be eligible to obtain a valid visa via another route..

Please consult the Home office website for further information.

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.

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Further details

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