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Lecturer in Social Work

Keele University - School of Medicine

Location: Keele
Salary: £43,434 to £51,799 pro-rata. Grade 8
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 9th September 2021
Closes: 4th October 2021
Job Ref: KU00002036

Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences

(Education & Scholarship) Part Time (0.4 FTE)

Keele University is renowned for its exciting approach to higher education, innovative research, beautiful campus, strong community spirit and excellent student experience.  With a turnover in excess of £170 million, over 10,000 students and a total staff of approximately 2000, the University provides high quality teaching across a wide range of academic and vocational subjects and promotes world-class research.  Further information can be found at

This post represents an exciting opportunity to join the Social Work team based within the School of Medicine in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences.

You will be expected to make a significant contribution to the University’s education and scholarship in Social Work. You will undertake module leadership as part of the BA and MA programmes in Social Work and undertake teaching and administrative duties efficiently and effectively within the guidelines operated by the School.  You will contribute to the ongoing development of the BA/MA Social Work programmes and be an active member of the Social Work Team. You will support other programmes in the School; developing new and maintaining current relationships in the wider University, and with Partners and External Stakeholders.

You will develop regionally, nationally, and internationally recognised scholarship activity over time. Initially the role will be structured to enable development of scholarship activity within the educational role. Over time, there is an expectation that scholarship activity will develop and expand, aligning to and complementing existing areas of higher education scholarship within the School.

You will possess or be working towards a post-graduate qualification in: Social Work or Health or Social Policy/Science or teaching and will have a relevant Social Work qualification at level 6, and current registration with the SWE with a clear record to practice Social Work. You will have experience of developing, leading and teaching Social Work modules at undergraduate in HEI.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact either Mrs Kim Sargeant (Director of Education): or Rachel Naylor (Lecturer in Social Work):

The University is committed to operating flexible working practices wherever possible.

Keele University values equality and diversity across our workforce and to ensuring our staff community is reflective of the diversity of our student population. In support of these commitments the University welcomes applications from individuals of Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds for all roles.

Please note this appointment is subject to both medical clearance by the University’s Occupational Health provider and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check.

For full post details and to find out more about working at Keele please visit:

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Closing date for applications: 4th October 2021

Interviews will be held on: TBC

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