Practice Education Facilitator

Northumbria University - Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Health

*In addition, successful candidates may be eligible for a recruitment pay supplement dependant on their experience and current salary.

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 Nursing, Midwifery and Health. These new roles provide an exciting opportunity for experienced and inspiring individuals to join our successful and highly committed team of academic staff based in 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.

With a passion for sharing your skills, knowledge and experience, you will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team contributing to an exceptional student experience through the development of teaching and learning experiences in private, voluntary and independent health and social care organisations. You will identify, develop and quality assure student placements in clinical practice; develop strong collaborative partnerships with stakeholders; and provide support and guidance to Northumbria University students, mentors and placement leads.

You must have contemporary knowledge and expertise in nursing and knowledge of Nursing and Midwifery Council/Health and Care Professions Council requirements for practice learning. You will be a Registered Nurse (any field) with current professional registration and have proven skills of developing partnerships across a wide range of settings.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Carole Proud, Director of Placements at carole.proud@northumbria.ac.uk.

*In addition, successful candidates may be eligible for a recruitment pay supplement dependant on their experience and current salary.

To apply for this vacancy please click the apply button below. Please submit a detailed Covering Letter, which demonstrates how you meet the person specification, as well as an up-to-date CV.

Please note only applications submitted through the Northumbria University vacancy site will be considered.

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:  02 October 2017.

Selection Date: 18 October 2017.

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