Practice Learning Support Tutor

University of Central Lancashire - Faculty of Health & Wellbeing

Hours: Full time (1.0 FTE)

Basis: Fixed term contract for 1 year

Interview Date: To be confirmed

This 1 year fixed term opportunity provides an exciting opportunity to join an established team of Practice Learning Support Tutors and to be involved in the further development of this role within the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing. The focus of this full time post is on supporting pre-registration health care students to prepare for and learn how to provide safe, effective, and compassionate care in all types of practice settings.

The role will enable the post holder to focus on enabling students to develop insights into the reality of the current context of care delivery, provide specific support during students’ early placement experiences, and enable students to reflect and learn from their experiences. 

If you are a registered health care professional with current NMC or HCPC membership with recent, relevant experience and have the required qualifications/experience related to teaching and assessing in practice settings, this role is ideal for you. You will be working in liaison with a range of highly skilled and motivated academics, mentors and practice educators all working together to provide an excellent experience for students as they progress towards achieving competence as a registered professional.

With experience of clinical competence in professional practice and of teaching with an interactive approach, you will be educated to first degree level in a relevant subject and evidence of recent clinical assessment experience. The ability to use initiative, plan your own workload and organise collaborative working is essential, along with IT and social media skills.

If you are interested in this post, please contact Mandy Dunbar, Academic Lead – Work based Learning on 01772 894569 ajdunbar@uclan.ac.uk, for further information.

Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview. This position is based in Preston.

Please apply online via www.uclan.ac.uk/jobs if you cannot apply online, please contact Human Resources on 01772 892324 and quote the reference number. CVs will not be considered unless accompanied by a completed application form.

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