Staff profile

Gavin Jinks

Senior Lecturer

Gavin Jinks


Health, Social, and Community Work


College of Health and Social Care


School of Allied Health and Social Care


Derby Campus



I am a Senior Lecturer in Social Work.

Teaching responsibilities

I am Module Leader for:

I also teach on the Substance Use Module, as well as being a personal tutor on both the BA and MA Social Work programmes.

I teach on the MA Social Work, the Counselling Degree, Child and Family Health degree and the Health and Social Care degree.

Professional interests

Research interests

Membership of professional bodies


Recent conferences

Experience in industry

International experience

Recent publications

Learning Imaginatively in Higher Education (2017) Human Givens Journal Vol 24 No. 1

Cultivating Self-Belief in Students published in December 2018 in the Human Givens Journal (Jinks. G & Harber. A.D.)

Student Mentoring: An exploration of the benefits of a partnership approach