Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Learning Disability Nursing

University of Hertfordshire - Health and Social Work

Salary: Lecturer: £32, 548 – £38,833 pro rata pa
             Senior Lecturer:  £38,833 – 49,149 pro rata pa

FTE: Part time position working 14.8 hours per week (0.4 fte)

Duration of Contract: 2 years fixed term

As the UK’s largest provider of Learning Disability nursing in pre and post graduate education, this is an exciting time to join our team. We offer a wide choice of programs and training and we are expanding our provision and seeking to appoint a full time member of staff to join our nursing team. The teaching focus for this post is primarily within our pre-registration nursing programme, but with an expectation of involvement of our new MSc programme and CPD portfolio currently focussing on Autistic Spectrum Conditions, Advanced clinical practice in health monitoring, the assessment of mental health needs, managing offending behaviours and Epilepsy amongst others.

The candidate appointed will principally be based in our Hatfield main campus. There is however, an expectation to travel to the the other study centres in Reading and Southampton. Staff will be encouraged to undertake and be involved in any research activities within the School as appropriate.

The successful applicant will be an experienced learning disability nurse, with a current NMC registration and experience of teaching, preferably a Master’s degree in a relevant subject and an NMC recorded teaching qualification. In addition the applicant will have good interpersonal skills, including negotiation, facilitation and interviewing abilities.

Interview date to be confirmed.

Informal contact details: Paul Maloret, Professional Lead Learning Disability Nursing/ Head of the Centre for learning disability studies. p.b.maloret@herts.ac.uk, 01707 286312.

The University offers a range of benefits including a pension scheme, professional development, family friendly policies, child care vouchers, a fee waiver of 50% for all children of staff under the age of 21 at the start of the course, discounted memberships at the Hertfordshire Sports Village and generous annual leave.

Rehabilitation of Offenders Act

Disclosure and Barring Service

This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 as amended. The University requires that the successful applicant who is offered employment will be subject to a criminal record check from the Disclosure Barring Service before the appointment is confirmed. An Enhanced Disclosure will be required and this will include details of cautions, reprimands or final warnings, as well as convictions. The University of Hertfordshire complies with the ‘Code of Practice for Registered Persons and other recipients of Disclosure Information’.

Overseas applicants and UK applicants who have lived abroad

Successful applicants from overseas will be required to produce a criminal records check, or ‘Certificate of Good Character’, from any country in which they have been resident, consecutively or cumulatively, in the previous 10 years.

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