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Lecturer in Social Work

Coventry University - Faculty of Health and Life Sciences

Location: Coventry
Salary: £33,806 to £42,800 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 10th September 2021
Closes: 30th September 2021
Job Ref: REQ008843

School of Psychological Social Behavioural Sciences

Grade: 7

The School of Psychological, Social, and Behavioural Sciences seeks to appoint a full time Lecturer in Social Work to contribute to the provision of high-quality teaching and research within the School. You will join our highly regarded team of academics delivering on their successful pre- qualifying BA Social Work, MA Social Work and the Degree Apprenticeship programmes accredited by Social Work England. 

Coventry University are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated person to undertake core teaching, assessment, and curriculum development within the social work programmes. The post holder will be expected to contribute to the design, delivery and assessment of range of modules and applicants with a strong professional background in either adult or children’s services and knowledge of the Social Work Degree Apprenticeships will be welcome.

You will be a confident and clear communicator with a high level of interpersonal skill, and personal effectiveness to promote an outstanding student experience. You will have excellent organisational and communication skills and will be required to contribute to course management and academic administrative duties. You will have a strong commitment to continuing professional development and to inter-professional and international social work perspectives. You will be a highly motivated and experienced academic and/or practitioner with a demonstrable record of accomplishment in Social Work.

The School is recognised for the high quality of its provision of applied and professional courses. This includes a broad portfolio of on-campus, off-campus, blended and distance learning courses both discipline and profession specific. The Faculty of Health and Life Sciences has strong partnerships with employers and placement providers and have a commitment to internationalisation with links with global partners, both within universities and practice settings. Research activity is an integral part of the Faculty's business and there is a strong commitment to enabling staff to engage in a wide range of research and scholarly activities

Applicants must have either a relevant master’s degree or a PhD in relevant subject and experience of delivering in an educational setting or if from a Professional Practice background, demonstrate the ability to deliver in an HEI setting. A professional qualification in social work, social work experience and eligibility for registration with Social Work England is required.

Coventry University offers academic support and professional development support and provides the opportunity for staff without a recognised teaching qualification to undertake the Post Graduate Certificate in Academic Practice in Higher Education (PgCertAPHE) leading to recognition as a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

For further information, please contact Sonna Odedra, Associate Head of School:

More information about the university and the social work programmes can be found by following the link below:

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