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Lecturer in Social Work

University of Salford - School of Health and Society

Location: Salford
Salary: £39,992 to £47,722
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 15th August 2018
Closes: 28th September 2018
Job Ref: 1744351

The School of Health & Society at the University of Salford, provides a range of innovative programmes at undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral level to over 4,500 students, and is a large provider of professional training for Nurses, Midwives and Social Workers. The School has a strong and rapidly growing research record with mechanisms in place to support and enable staff to be research active, alongside a strong post-graduate research community of some 120 students.

Social Work at the University of Salford has a long history and produces highly regarded professional social workers. We are active members of the Greater Manchester Social Work Academy (Teaching Partnership) and have strong links with stakeholders across the region. The Social Work group is a vibrant and research active part of the School of Health & Society with a portfolio of research- informed undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes for both pre and post qualifying Social Work. We are proud that that we are the top scoring university for Social Work in the North West, 11th in the 2019 national Guardian League table.

The School are looking for a Lecturer in Social Work who will develop and deliver high-quality teaching material across a range of modules and short programmes, supervise student projects, and contribute to the planning, design and development of course and curriculum objectives and material.

The successful candidate will have experience of workforce development activity and/or of delivering social work education within Higher Education, and have demonstrable knowledge of social work with children and families/adults relevant to delivering on undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

Please note that this vacancy will close at 11:59 pm on the date specified

All appointments will be made on merit, and as an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. In recognition of our commitment to create a diverse team that draws from our widest talent pool we would particularly encourage applications from groups who are currently under-represented at this level, which in this case is our Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) applicants.

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Interview date: TBC

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