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Senior Lecturer in Primary Care, 0.6FTE

University of Cumbria - Department of Nursing, Health and Professional Practice

Location: Lancaster
Salary: £37,706 (pro rata) with incremental progression up to £47,722 (pro rata)
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 10th September 2018
Closes: 24th September 2018
Job Ref: 136550

The multi-award winning University of Cumbria is a wonderful blend of old and new, founded on a rich educational history with institutions dating back more than 150 years, based at campuses in and around the Lake District and with a recent addition in London.

Having recently celebrated our 10th anniversary, we have a fast growing research reputation, increasing profile and place alongside national and international employers as well as multi-million-pound campus investments and exciting ambitions for the future.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic, highly motivated team within a department that has a diverse range of professional and practitioner focussed programmes and modules at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

In particular, you will take a lead role in the development, management and delivery of Primary Care pathways and modules at both degree and masters levels, with a focus on: 

  • Long term conditions
  • Respiratory Care
  • District Nursing

We are particularly keen to hear from applicants who are General Practice Nurses.

You will demonstrate enthusiasm for practice based learning, teaching and assessment alongside a passion for student success. Experience of and willingness to use a range of innovative technologies and strategies in the support and provision of high quality learning opportunities is essential. You must hold current professional registration with the Nursing & Midwifery Council.

The Department of Nursing, Health and Professional Practice is a diverse department consisting of a number of teams of healthcare professionals. Programmes are offered to students in the four fields of nursing, continuing professional development, midwifery, paramedic practice and primary care as well as counselling and advanced practice. The department has a growing research profile and staff with a wide range of practice experience that informs the teaching of both profession specific and interprofessional programme content. Courses are delivered at our campuses in Ambleside, Barrow-in-Furness, Carlisle (Fusehill Street), Lancaster and Workington (Energus), as well as by distance learning. Interprofessional education and experiential learning are cornerstones of the educational approach used within the Department, with a particular focus on employability for graduates.

Educated to master’s level or above, you will have excellent communication skills and have experience of providing clinically focussed education within these areas.

We are seeking innovative, creative, high quality researchers, and scholars to foster a culture of exploration, discovery and intellectual challenge that generates international recognition, respect and engagement.

Informal enquiries: Anne Oakey, Principal Lecturer,

Expected interview date: Tuesday 2nd October 2018

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