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Lecturer - Mental Health Nursing

University of Hull - Faculty of Health Sciences - Department of Psychological Health, Wellbeing and Social Work - Mental Health and Learning Disabilities Nursing

Location: Kingston upon Hull
Salary: £43,454 to £50,296 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 28th September 2021
Closes: 26th October 2021
Job Ref: HS0440

Fixed term until September 2024

Applicants are required to submit a current CV and covering letter outlining how their qualifications and experience meet the Person Specification in the Job Description below.

We are seeking to appoint to a Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing who will join a forward thinking and enthusiastic mental health nursing team to deliver first-class professional education to our Apprenticeship, Associate Practitioner and undergraduate Nursing and Mental Health Nursing students. The applicant will be a confident mental health nurse (registered with the Nursing Midwifery Council), with relevant clinical skills. We particularly welcome applications from those who have experience of working with children and adolescents in mental health, but this is not essential. We would expect applicants to either have a PhD, be near completion, or ready to commence a PhD. You will be expected to develop a reputation nationally and internationally in your chosen specialism.

You will need detailed knowledge of nursing education in general, and Mental Health Nursing in particular with experience of contemporary developments in Mental Health Nursing theory and practice. The successful applicant will have extensive experience of delivering teaching, or training, in either an academic or practice related context. You will have excellent organisational, communication and interpersonal skills. The successful applicant will be required to take on academic leadership roles within the team and develop, design and deliver innovative and appropriate teaching techniques, clinical skills, and material which create interest, understanding and enthusiasm. You will be highly motivated and will have a strong commitment to promoting an outstanding student experience. 

The successful applicant will be based in the Department of Psychological Health, Wellbeing and Social Work within the Faculty of Health Sciences. The Faculty is vibrant and interdisciplinary delivering high quality teaching and research in Nursing, Social Work, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Clinical Psychology, Dementia and a wide range of allied health disciplines. The Faculty aims to conduct world-leading research in health and social work, which addresses regional, national and global issues in the health sciences field. Our research aims to be interdisciplinary and focused on patient and service user outcomes. Research in the Faculty is organised around research clusters these include: Maternal and Reproductive Health; and Social and Psychological Research into Long Term Conditions (SPARC).

This post requires a criminal records check through the Disclosure and Barring Service.

To discuss this role informally, please contact either Dr. Karin Cooper (Head of Department; e-mail; tel: 01482 463144) or Kirsty Fishburn (Programme Director Mental Health Nursing; e-mail or Vickie Howard (Apprenticeship Programme Director Mental Health Nursing; e-mail

For information about the Department, please visit Department of Psychological Health, Wellbeing and Social Work | University of Hull

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