|Location:||Newcastle upon Tyne|
|Salary:||£37,473 to £53,353 (Grade 6 of 7)|
|Placed On:||14th September 2022|
|Closes:||9th October 2022|
Northumbria is a research-intensive modern university with a global reputation for academic excellence.
Ranked in the UK top 50 (Guardian University League Table 2022 and Complete University Guide 2023), Northumbria recorded the biggest rise of any UK university for research power in the Research Excellence Framework for the second time in 2021 and is now rated within the top 25 in the UK.
At Northumbria, we embrace tomorrow. We pursue new thinking, forge new partnerships, create and exchange new knowledge, and find new solutions. Our inspirational academics, partners and students work together to tackle tomorrow’s challenges head on. We are ready for the future whatever it may hold. We are looking for future colleagues that share our ambition.
The Department of Social Work, Education and Community Wellbeing (SWECW) is a vibrant multi-disciplinary community engaging in cutting-edge practice and research that works closely with organisations from the private, statutory and third sectors. We are seeking knowledgeable and skilled individuals to support delivery of our Health and Social Care provision.
Our excellent teaching reputation is based on challenging inequalities across education, social care and health and developing new generations of research informed professionals. Our diverse undergraduate and postgraduate programmes focus on high quality professional education, research and innovation across disciplines including education, social work, health and social care, occupational therapy, and childhood and early years. Our education programmes are in the top 20 nationally (Complete University Guide 2023). SWECW is also a sector leader in increasing access to evidence based psychological therapies for children and young people (CYP-IAPT) and is playing a significant role in aiding societal recovery and repair beyond the pandemic.
Northumbria is in the UK top 25 for research power (Research Excellence Framework, 2021) and SWECW contributed significantly to two units of assessment. Social Work and Social Policy was ranked 3rd in Britain with 78% of our research rated as world leading or internationally excellent and Allied Health Professions was ranked 8th for research power with 88% of our research outputs rated similarly.
This vacancy is to primarily support our health and social care provision, which includes the BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care and the Foundation Year in Health, Education and Social Care. As such, you must have excellent and specialist knowledge of the contemporary health and social care landscape, developed through research activity, professional practice, or consultancy.
Please ensure you consider the job description and meet all the essential criteria.
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