Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Learning Disabilities Nursing

University of the West of England, Bristol - Health & Social Sciences

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UWE Bristol is an ambitious university. Together, our people are working hard to advance knowledge, inspire people and transform futures. We are looking for people with the skills and ambition to help us achieve those aims.

We are a well-established university, with over 27,000 students, 250,000 alumni and 3,000 staff. Students come to study with us from all over the UK, as well as from 140 different countries around the world, making this a diverse and interesting place to come and study.

Bristol itself is a hub of social and cultural activity. A place with a strong, creative and fiercely independent mindset. A city with a buzzing music scene, great restaurants and interesting business ventures. It’s not surprising Bristol is consistently named as one of the best places to live and work in the UK.

With over 450 inspiring staff and over 8000 aspiring students, the Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences strives to provide higher education with impact and positive benefits for society. The Faculty is a large, diverse and dynamic part of the University, bringing together experts from Allied Health Professions, Applied Sciences, Health and Social Sciences and Nursing and Midwifery.

We are looking for passionate, enthusiastic and creative professionals to join our department in the Learning Disabilities Nursing Team, to cover maternity leave for one year on a fixed term basis.

Do you enjoy teaching students, want to provide an outstanding student experience and feel passionate about nurse education? If the answer is yes then this could be a perfect opportunity for you.

Responsibilities will focus on the teaching, assessment and support of pre-registration nursing students which meets our key performance indicators, whilst also maintaining the quality of our educational provision here at UWE.

You are required to be currently registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council and have contemporary experience of working within the field of Learning Disabilities Nursing. You will be expected to engage in a range of activities which enhance the student experience, whilst contributing to ongoing service improvement in health care through innovation, research knowledge exchange and scholarly activity. 

This post is based at our Glenside Campus which is set within beautiful grounds in Stapleton, just three miles north east of Bristol City Centre. Regular bus services connect the campus to the main Frenchay site, the city centre and surrounding areas, and nearby Bristol Parkway train station. Home to UWE's Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences, Glenside Campus offers excellent teaching facilities, these include a selection of inter-professional simulation suites, enabling students to practice and develop professional competencies, and one of the best health care libraries in England.

Although based at our Bristol campus, teaching on the different UWE sites across the Southwest, will be required.

For an informal discussion please contact Dr Neil Summers on 0117 32 88563 or email: Neil.Summers@uwe.ac.uk

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