Senior Lecturer in Nursing (Mental Health) including Academic Course Leader Role

University of Gloucestershire - School of Health and Social Care

The School of Health and Social Care are recruiting to the following posts to join the rapidly growing, innovative nursing team.

We are looking for an energetic and enthusiastic Senior Lecturer/Academic Course Leader to drive the curriculum development and deliver the newly designed BSc (Hons) Nursing (Mental Health) programme. Your key roles will be to lead on the delivery of the Pre-Registration Mental Health Nursing programme and contribute through module leadership to the delivery our newly validated BSc (Hons) Social Care (Mental Health).

This post also offers an exciting opportunity for you to be involved in moving the School forward with its strategic plan to deliver a sustainable social care and nursing workforce for Gloucestershire in collaboration with Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, 2Gether Trust, Gloucestershire Care Services, Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group, and our Social Care Partners.

You must hold a current Mental Health Nursing registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council, have a strong clinical background and evidence of delivering Pre-registration Nurse Mental Health education. You will work closely with the Academic Subject Leader, Placements and Operational Lead (Nursing), Academic Course Leader (Adult), Academic Course Leader (Social Care), and our collaborative partners to deliver the vision for nurse education and social care in Gloucestershire.

Experience of previously undertaking course/programme leader responsibilities, curriculum development, and substantial experience of teaching will be considered an advantage. An enthusiasm to embrace change, work as part of the innovative teams, and become involved in the growing research profile of the school is essential.

We require applicants to be:

  • Currently registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
  • Credible in the relevant area of practice.
  • Enthusiastic and credible in educating others.
  • Passionate about making a difference for people in our care.
  • Keen to support nurses of the future to care for themselves in order to care for others.
  • Committed to contributing to a team vision of creating a ‘Culture of Care’ in nursing for service users, students, and colleagues.

Closing Date: Sunday 3rd September 2017.

Interview Date: Thursday 21st September 2017.

The University understands the benefits of recruiting a diverse range of people and welcome applications from under-represented sections of the community.

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