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Lecturer Practitioner - Mental Health Nursing (Distance Learning)

Anglia Ruskin University - Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine & Social Care

Location: Chelmsford
Salary: £33,797 to £39,152
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 11th January 2021
Closes: 29th January 2021
Job Ref: 429415

About ARU:
ARU is a vibrant workplace and our University is gaining prominence both nationally and internationally. We have ambitious plans for the future, and we are determined that our students and staff will realise their full potential. Our main campuses in the cities of Cambridge, Chelmsford and Peterborough have been transformed with major capital investment. With an annual turnover of over £200m, we are a major force for higher education and one of the largest universities in the East of England.

About the Role:
The Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine & Social Care is the largest faculty in the university. Our Faculty constantly pursues innovative approaches to develop and deliver curricula to meet the ever-changing educational needs of the Health and Social Care workforce. We offer a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, including doctoral level studies. Our provision at Chelmsford includes BSc Pre-Registration Nursing (Adult, Child and Mental Health). We now also offer dual registration nursing courses in BSc Child and Mental Health Nursing & BSc Adult and Mental Health Nursing. In addition to this we also have a growing Mental Health Continuing Professional Development portfolio which includes an MSc in Mental Health and a MSc in Children and Adolescent Mental Wellbeing. Our dynamic approach ensures that our students receive a high quality, research-informed, educational experience, and a sound knowledge of the concepts is essential.

We are now recruiting for a Lecturer Practitioner in Mental Health at our Chelmsford campus. This post will include teaching and support of our post registration Mental Health courses and will assist with the development of our distance learning and campus deliveries. These courses are undertaken by a variety of different professionals and the Lecturer Practitioner will need to be able to adapt to support all students from these different professions.

Educated to at least degree level, you must hold a current registration with the NMC as a Mental Health Nurse. You will have extensive experience of working in Mental Health areas and advanced practice skills.

You will have excellent written and oral communication skills, be IT literate with a sound knowledge of Microsoft Office. You must have the ability to think innovatively and be able to meet deadlines, sometimes under pressure. You will be expected to contribute to curriculum development and work co-operatively and as part of a team. You must have an enthusiastic and flexible approach with good interpersonal and negotiating skills and demonstrate commitment to our values with a willingness to contribute to the collective life of the Faculty.

Informal enquiries can be made to Laura Adley, Deputy Head of School for Mental Health and Child Nursing via email if required telephone discussion can be arranged via email.

This appointment is subject to an enhanced level children's and adults barred list disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service. Further information can be obtained from

Find out more about working with us.

We offer an extensive range of benefits including a generous holiday entitlement, occupational pension schemes, training and development opportunities, travel to work scheme and a competitive relocation package. Visit our benefits page for full details.

We value diversity at ARU and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Committed to being inclusive and open to discuss flexible working.

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