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Senior Lecturer, Midwifery

University of Hertfordshire - School of Health & Social Work

Location: Hatfield
Salary: £39,609 to £50,132 pa
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 20th May 2019
Closes: 30th June 2019
Job Ref: 022014

FTE 1.0 fte working 37 hours (or pro rata) per week. Part-time considered.

Duration of Contract Permanent

Salary UH8 £39,609 pa to £50,132 pa increasing by annual increments

Location College Lane Campus, Hatfield, University of Hertfordshire 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic midwifery lecturer registered with the NMC to join our dedicated and friendly team of midwifery lecturers in the Department of Allied Health Professions Midwifery and Social Work within the School of Health and Social Work. 

Main responsibilities & duties

The successful applicant will be expected to participate in teaching, assessment and module management on the programmes delivered by the midwifery education team within the School and have the opportunity to contribute to research. You will contribute to the administration of the School by undertaking additional roles, such as module lead, or by joining teams involved in other activities such as admissions, timetabling or programme support. 

The School organises short courses and provides occasional lectures to other Departments and Schools; contributions to these activities may be anticipated. You will be required to play a full role as a personal tutor and other administrative activities as deemed appropriate. 

Skills and experience

You will be an experienced midwife committed to enhancing the profile of midwifery education with some experience in supporting and/or teaching students. Ideally you will also have research or audit experience. You will be able to work effectively and adaptably both within a team and without close supervision, and will be willing to contribute to inter-professional teaching and learning activities. 


You will have a good first degree in midwifery and have, or be close to completing, a Masters’ degree or a doctoral qualification.   

Contact details / Informal Enquiries

Dr Cathy Hamilton (Professional Lead Midwifery, Lead Midwife for Education), tel: 01707 285298 / work mobile: 07872 417085, email:


Professor Karen Beeton (Head of Department, School of Health & Social Work), tel: 01707 284114 / work mobile: 07534 912131, email

Closing date: 30 June 2019

Interview date: 17 July 2019

Reference number: 022014

The University offers a range of benefits including a pension scheme, professional development, family friendly policies, 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. 

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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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