Graduate Tutor in Learning Disability Nursing

Northumbria University - Department Of Nursing, Midwifery and Health

Salary: £21,831 - £25,513

Fixed-Term for 5 years (Initial 2 year fixed-term contract with the possibility of a further extension dependent on academic progress) 

Northumbria University, Newcastle is a research-rich, business-focussed, professional university with a global reputation for academic excellence. Located in Newcastle upon Tyne, and with a campus in the heart of London’s financial district, Northumbria University is located in the UK’s best two cities for students. At Northumbria, we are global in our scope and reach, with operations in London, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Indonesia and Singapore, and we remain the largest English provider in Hong Kong. The University continues its strong commitment to internationalism, including its valuable and long-standing links with Europe.

Northumbria is ranked 48th in the Guardian League Table 2018, and ranked in the Top 200 Under-50 global University rankings.  

The Faculty of Health and Life Sciences strives to be excellent in teaching, research and innovation in Learning disability Nursing. We are seeking an outstanding and inspiring individual to join our successful and highly committed team of academic staff who can contribute to the Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Health. 

The department provides high quality, dynamic education using a variety of innovative teaching and learning methods delivered at all academic levels from undergraduate to doctoral study. You will work flexibly as part of a team to deliver lectures, seminars and practical teaching to support students’ learning and skills development, as well as providing tutorial and pastoral support.   You will engage with the research and enterprise activities and be supported to undertake a PhD.  

You must possess excellent knowledge of the development and contemporary aspects of Children and Young People’s nursing practice and be registered with the NMC (part 1, sub part Learning Disability).   You must have a good honours degree in a relevant subject and have clinical practice experience in Learning Disability nursing. 

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Professor Amanda Clarke, Head of Department – Nursing, Midwifery and Health, on 0191 2156610 or via email at Alternatively, please contact Dr. Pamela Inglis, Subject Lead, at

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 therefore the successful candidate will be subject to a Criminal Records Bureau check.

For further information about this vacancy and for details on how to apply, please visit Northumbria University’s website at the following link:

Northumbria University takes pride in, and values, the quality and diversity of our staff. We welcome applications from all members of the community. The University holds an Athena SWAN (Bronze) award in recognition of our commitment to improving employment practices for the advancement of gender equality and is a member of the Euraxess network, which delivers information and support to professional researchers.

Closing Date:  6th August 2017

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