Senior Lecturer - Social Work

Kingston University - Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education - School of Allied Health & Social Care

The Role
The role is to contribute to the delivery of social work education at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in the Department of Social Work and Social Care. To teach, support and assess students and liaise with social work placement providers, to ensure a high quality of learning and student experience throughout the student journey. Contributing to the Department’s management and ongoing development of its education programmes to meet employer and sector needs. To undertake research and scholarly activity to ensure the Department’s programmes are informed by current research evidence and reflect national policy and good practice. The role involves undertaking skills development teaching, preparing students for direct practice on placement, undertaking visits to students on placement as required and acting as a tutor to students. Contributing to practice assessment panels and practice education across all programmes in the Department.

The Person
The role may suit an experienced practice educator who wishes to work part time or combine an academic position with a post in social work practice. Applicants must hold a professional qualification in Social Work and be registered with the HCPC, and have experience of teaching at higher education level in social work.

The Faculty
The Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education is a partnership between Kingston University and St George’s, University of London. We combine the research expertise and resources of a modern university with those of an established medical school. Our research contributes to the advancement of knowledge in health and social care professional practice, education and services. The Department of Social Work and Social Care is in the School of Allied Health Midwifery and Social Care. The School offers great opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration. For further information about the Faculty please visit the following website:

Further Information
Kingston University is committed to equality and we value the diversity of our staff and students.

Interviews will be held on 9 January 2016.

This post is a 0.5 full time equivalent (FTE). To calculate the part time salary, please reduce the full time salary shown by the FTE.

This role is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and applicants will need to disclose both unspent and spent convictions. The University is legally entitled to ask applicants of the details of any spent and unspent convictions.

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