Lecturer in Pre-Qualifying Healthcare

Opening Date:
12 Jan 2021
Closing Date:
9 Feb 2021
Salary Range:

Challenging, interesting and constantly changing, the University of Derby is an exceptional place to learn and an incredibly rewarding place to work.

Ours is an extraordinary educational environment and because we specialise in identifying and developing individual potential, you can be confident you’ll receive all the help and encouragement you need to build a rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress.

Our combined higher and further education offering is spread over campuses in Derby, Buxton, Leek and Chesterfield and we have some of the best university facilities in the UK, investing more than £200 million in facilities in the last 10 years.

We achieve outstanding results for our teaching and research and with more than 34,000 people choosing to study with us every year, we depend on the dedication of a team of 2,200 academic and professional services staff.

Financially strong and seriously ambitious we offer our employees a family-friendly, rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress.

About the role

This is a part time 0.4FTE role.

The University of Derby is pleased to be able to offer a fixed term opportunity to support the Pre-registration Adult Nursing Programme.

The successful candidate will join a team of enthusiastic, committed and friendly staff who deliver pre-registration and post-registration nursing and healthcare courses at the University of Derby.

The post is based in the School of Nursing and Professional Practice, one of two subject areas within the College of Health and Social Care. However, the post holders will also be expected to work collaboratively with colleagues across different disciplines within the College. The subject area offers programmes ranging from those for unqualified support staff, to Honours, Masters and Doctoral Degrees, which include Community Specialist and Advanced Nursing Practice.

The College of Health and Social Care upholds the overall mission of the University by providing high quality, accessible learning opportunities; promoting academic enquiry and the advancement of knowledge using a variety of methods of delivery. We are committed to the Widening Participation agenda and have a good record of meeting the needs of local stakeholders. User and carer involvement in course development and delivery is an essential aspect of our work.

The post holder will be innovative and creative in their role and will contribute to enhancing the quality of healthcare education, as well as taking forward the research and scholarship agenda. It is extremely important that our successful candidates not only understand the student experience, but that they genuinely enjoy making a positive impact for them both in and out of classes.

The role will contribute to programme delivery across the suite of programmes offered by the Department, ranging from Foundation Degree to Masters’ as appropriate.

The post holder will have a strong clinical and educational background in Adult nursing and will focus on delivering an excellent student experience.

Further information regarding the College can be found on the following link derby.ac.uk/health-and-social-care/

If you have any queries about the role, please contact Michelle Brown – Head of Adult and Child Nursing- via: m.brown4@derby.ac.uk

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