Senior Lecturer in Social Work

Edge Hill University - Social Work

Your discipline. Your passion. Our success, together.

About You

An experienced social work educator, who will be a qualified and registered social worker, with significant and recent HEI experience, including programme leadership and administration. You will have a sound working knowledge of contemporary issues in social work enabling you to lead on, and play a significant role in the design, development, delivery and evaluation of the BA (Hons) in Social Work pathway.

You will also be involved in a number of other social work programmes and undertake teaching duties across the portfolio of programmes. A background/expertise in social work with adults would be advantageous.

If you’re interested and have highly effective communication and team working skills, along with an attitude of innovation, then this may be the role for you.

About the Role 

You will lead on and play a significant role in the delivery of the social work curriculum across all our programmes and CPD provision, being a key member of the team, having a particular focus on programme administration/leadership. You will take lead responsibility for the BA (Hons) Social Work pathway.

Rewards/Benefits

We want you to feel happy when you come to work and proud when you go home.

From the moment you join us you have the opportunity to enhance your skills. We offer a range of specialist development sessions and academic development opportunities along with an award winning and comprehensive staff health & wellbeing programme (HR Excellence Awards 2017). This means you will  receive a full academic induction, be enrolled if appropriate on our PGCTHE, benefit from the Edge Hill University CPD scheme (UKPSF) and our annual University Learning and Teaching day all to support your professional development.

This is just a taste of what we are able to offer you at Edge Hill University.

About Us

“A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” – Times Higher Education.

We are recognised for our outstanding achievements in student satisfaction, staff engagement, graduate employment and innovation as well as our strengthening research profile, investment and growth. The Times Higher ‘University of the Year’ award also celebrated our distinct role in “transforming lives” – reflecting a distinctive philosophy of creating opportunity from excellence.

The University has been ranked Best University Workplace (Times Higher Education 2015), judged Best UK Employer (European Business Awards 2016) and highly commended in Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2017 for Workplace of the Year.

Based on an award-winning campus in West Lancashire, Edge Hill University offers a stimulating and empowering environment for ambitious and high performing professionals.

For informal enquiries about this vacancy you may wish to contact:
Steve Hothersall - Head of Social Work Education at hotherss@edgehill.ac.uk 

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