Lecturer in Social Work (Practice Learning)

University of Huddersfield

0.5 FTE

The Division of Social Care and Counselling are seeking to recruit an outstanding and enthusiastic Lecturer in Social Work with specific expertise in supporting practice learning. The Division is committed to developing and delivering excellent and ground breaking social work teaching, learning and research. We are looking for an experienced practitioner or leader who will coordinate our provision of practice placements for pre-qualifying students. This will involve working with students to prepare them for practice and working with our partners within our Teaching Partnership to coordinate the allocation of placements.  They will need to be able to deliver teaching which is creative and inspiring to practitioners and pre-qualifying students. As such applications will be limited to those who are already registered as a social worker with the HCPC, and who have post-qualifying experience of social work. You should have a working knowledge of the requirements for practice learning in pre-qualifying social work.

You will have experience of working with students and will be able to inspire them to excel through positive role modelling and creative teaching. You should also be committed to partnership working with service users, carers and our colleagues within the Teaching Partnership

Currently the Division of Social Care and Counselling has over twenty full-time staff and is seeking to maintain its reputation as a top quality provider of teaching at both undergraduate and post graduate level. We are one of the top Universities in the North of England for teaching and learning, having been awarded the Times Higher Education University of the Year in 2013.

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Kim Heanue (Subject Leader in Social Work) on 01484 472082 or by email – k.heanue@hud.ac.uk

This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check

For further details about this post and to make an application please visit http://hud.ac/d1f

Closing Date: 18 December 2017

Interview Date: 25 January 2018

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