Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing

Staffordshire University - Faculty of Health Sciences

Location: Stafford (BHL)/Shrewsbury (Royal Shrewsbury Hospital) Campus

Tenure: Full time Fixed Term for 2 years, working 0.3fte

Interview Date: Tuesday 31 January 2017 

Staffordshire University has invested £5 million at our Stafford and Shrewsbury sites – creating Centres of Excellence for Health Care Education. At this exciting time an opportunity has arisen for a Mental Health Nurse to join our team for a fixed term of two years, as a part-time (0.3 WTE) Lecturer. You will join a team that embraces innovation and aspires to be forward thinking in our approach to the education of future health care professionals. 

The main focus of this job will be supporting the development, delivery and evaluation of our Foundation Degree/Higher Apprentice in Mental Health and pre-registration nursing and awards. You will also have an opportunity to teach across a range of modules and contribute to our research agenda. We are committed to supporting research active staff. So if you are an established researcher, or, if you are an early career researcher, and this is your first academic post, we will support you to continue to grow your research portfolio through our Faculty of Health Sciences REF2020 Scheme.

As an essential criterion for the post you must have post-registration experience as a Registered Mental Health Nurse and active registration with the NMC. You should possess a degree in Mental Health Nursing or a closely related subject and have a recognised teaching /assessing qualification with experience of relevant teaching within further or higher education settings. An NMC stage 4 teaching qualification and/or Master’s degree is desirable. 

You will of course be an enthusiastic, innovative and flexible individual with a commitment to ensuring an excellent and supportive student learning experience.

An enhanced DBS check will be required for this post.

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