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Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing

  • Job Reference: REQ006168
  • Date Posted: Friday, 12 November 2021
  • Application Closing Date: Sunday, 12 December 2021
  • Location: Preston Campus
  • Grade/Salary: H (£37,467 - £43,434)
  • Basis: FT
  • Contract Type: Indefinite
  • Job Category / Type: Academic
  • School/Service: School of Nursing
  • Hours: Full Time (37 hours per week, 1.0 FTE)
  • Interview Date: To be confirmed

An opportunity has arisen within the School of Nursing for a registered nurse (Mental Health) to join our highly committed pre-registration nursing team as an indefinite, full-time Lecturer.

Nursing and Trainee Nursing Associate programmes are delivered at a number of sites, including Preston, Burnley and Westlakes. It is anticipated that this post will be largely based in Preston.

The successful applicant will be focussed on delivery of the Mental Health nursing pre-registration programmes and research. There will be an expectation that the successful candidate should be able to teach across a range of courses and be a module leader. The successful applicant will be enthusiastic, visionary, and keen to shape nurse education.

Applicants must be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council and be educated to at least degree level. A master’s degree and a postgraduate teaching qualification is desirable. Utilising planning and organisational skills, communication and interpersonal skills the successful applicants will be able to work both independently and collaboratively.

Contemporary practice experience is essential, supported by teaching experience, and you will have a keen interest in developments in the field. Experience of mentoring, assessing and supervising student nurses in practice is required. You’ll be committed to the success of your pre-registration nursing students and be able to show that you can effectively support learning and teaching in both the classroom and in practice.

If you are interested and would like to discuss the post further please email Dr Andy Melling, Head of School, ACMelling@uclan.ac.uk

Applicants needs to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview.

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