Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Health and Social Care Practice (Foundation degree)

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Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity to join a vibrant team of academics dedicated to the learning and teaching of our Foundation Degree Nursing Associate and Assistant Practitioner apprentices. Our programme has rapidly expanded over the last couple of years, with two intakes of 60 apprentices this academic year.

Your role will see you take an active part in supporting apprentices in both theory and practice, to provide a stimulating learning experience, motivating and inspiring our apprentices to become critical thinkers and high-quality professionals. Our philosophy is to work in partnership with apprentices, academics, researchers, service users and service colleagues to deliver high quality learning and teaching based on contemporary research findings and practice. To apply for this post, you should have up-to-date knowledge of nursing practice and have held a senior practitioner role in any field of nursing. Additionally, in order to be successful in this role you should have:

  • A good first degree and MSc or working towards one
  • Registration with the Nursing & Midwifery Council in any field of nursing
  • A Higher Education teaching qualification and/or an HEA Fellowship, or willingness to undertake this within the first 12 months
  • Understanding of academic and award standards and the range and level of knowledge and skills, both subject-specific and generic

We have 2 posts available at 0.50 and 1.00 full-time equivalent, please indicate in your application which post you would be most interested or both.

If you have a PhD or Doctorate and can supervise at this level, you will have opportunities to develop as the university has an active programme for supporting early career researchers.

For informal enquiries please contact, Academic Lead, Marianne Willmer: M.Willmer@brighton.ac.uk

This post is based at our Falmer campus site, and travel to other university sites will also be required

The University is committed to an inclusive environment which embraces equality and diversity in our working, learning, research and teaching environment. We particularly encourage applicants from a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) background because the university is underrepresented by BAME staff.

Further information about working for us, as well as the wide range of benefits we offer, can be found in the working with us section of our vacancies page.