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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Children and Young Peoples Nursing

University of Northampton - Children's Nursing

Location: Northampton
Salary: £35,326 to £50,296 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 6th October 2021
Closes: 1st November 2021
Job Ref: UN3819

Location: Waterside Campus


About The Job

Interview Date: 15 November 2021

An opportunity has arisen at the University of Northampton for an experienced Registered Children's Nurse with teaching experience to join our Children's Nursing team as a fulltime substantive Lecturer/Senior Lecturer. The role includes; leading an agreed range of teaching and learning activities dependent on experience, functioning as a personal teacher, liaising with stakeholders and practice partners, representing the field of practice within the larger subject group of nursing and contributing to recruitment and selection activities. The post holder must be able to generically teach and assess theory and practice as allocated within the pre-registration curriculum and teach field specific skills and knowledge to Children and Young People student nurses. 

This post is subject to a background disclosure check by the Disclosure and Barring Service before any appointment can be confirmed.

About You

This post requires an individual who is able to:

  • Apply credible, evidence based practice within their teaching post
  • Teach, mark and assess undergraduate nursing students in theory and virtual practice
  • Promote the role of Children's Nursing, establishing and maintaining credible networks with key stakeholders and service users
  • Design and deliver innovative blended learning opportunities using face to face and enhanced technology
  • Demonstrate a student focused approach embracing the university ethos of super supportive teaching and learning
  • Recognise and meet the challenges of attracting and supporting students from widening participation backgrounds
  • Engage in scholarly activity to enhance the reputation of the Faculty
  • Work in partnership with practice partners to optimise learning experiences and opportunities and identify innovative approaches to enhancing placement capacity



  • Degree qualification or equivalent in relevant subject
  • Relevant professional qualification – Must have current NMC Registration as a Children’s Nurse
  • Professional Recognition as HEA Fellow (D2) or teaching qualification recognised by HESA, or willingness to obtain within an agreed timescale


  • Master’s degree in relevant subject
  • Doctorate in relevant subject, completed or within 12 months of completion

Faculty and Subject Area

The Faculty of Health Education and Society is a vibrant  faculty offering awards from level four through to eight. The successful applicant would be joining the subject group of Nursing which offers multiple intakes for undergraduate student nurses from all four fields of Practice as well as Trainee Nursing Associate. The field includes Advanced ( Post Registration) programmes and activity with a wide range of external Partners plus a developing suite of CPD activities. The Faculty encourages an active research ethos, CPD and professional development of its members. The change maker ethos is key to our engagement with the local health and social care community of practice and partnership working includes local and international initiatives.

Right To Work

All candidates will be asked to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK at interview.


We are proud of our diverse student population and applications from Black Asian Minority Ethnic student grow year on year. Equality and the promotion of inclusion are a key value that we are proud to promote. To embed this across the University, to achieve diversity amongst its staff and to improve staff representation, we would like to encourage applications from women, people living with disabilities, and those from the LGBT+ and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities.

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