Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Social Work

Nottingham Trent University - College of Business, Law & Social Sciences, Social Work & Health

Campus: City Site

Additional Information:

We are seeking to make two appointments for Lecturer/Senior Lecturers in Social Work: Children and Families

Post 1: Full Time

Post 2: Job Share  

The latter may suit applicants who wish to work PT or combine an academic position with a post in social work practice.

The appointee(s) will specialise in children and families social care and may involve a small amount of evening/twilight work, given the type of professional programmes being offering. 

Some off site teaching may be required for CDP modules and some teaching may be delivered at the University’s Clifton site

This is an exciting time to join the social work team at Nottingham Trent University. In readiness for the academic year 2016-17 to take forward our ambitions for social work learning, teaching and research. In order to pro-actively respond to the external drivers for change in social work education we are seeking to appoint suitably qualified individual to expand and develop our provision. We currently offer qualifying degrees (BA and MA) in social work as well as the MA in Advanced Social Work Practice and stand-alone CPD modules.

Our endeavours have meant that we are well connected with front line practice and we are strengthening our research profile. We are part of a developing Teaching Partnership with Nottingham/shire and Derby/shire local authorities, Rampton Hospital and the University of Nottingham.

We are seeking to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Social Work to deliver social work education, CPD and research in line with the School of Social Sciences' Operational Plan and Research Strategy. The post holder will design, deliver and evaluate curricula in an identified area of expertise relevant to contemporary social work practice and research. Contribution to direct teaching sessions to stand alone modules that can be offered as CPD for income generation will also be a part of the role.

The successful applicants will have proven knowledge and understanding of contemporary social work practice in children and families settings. Excellent organisational skills are essential as well as experience of developing social work education and presenting social work research. You must hold a professional qualification in Social Work and be registered with the HCPC.

Closing date – 11 December 2016

Interview date – To be confirmed

Candidates should specify when applying the role they wish to be considered for.

If you have any specific queries in relation to this position, please contact Principal Lecturer, Matthew Gough Qualifying Social Work on +44 (0)115 848 6896 or via email matthew.gough@ntu.ac.uk

To submit an online application for this position please visit www.ntu.ac.uk/vacancies.

Successful applicants will usually be appointed to the base of the advertised salary grade, except in justifiable circumstances

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