Senior Lecturers – Department of Mental Health and Learning Disabilities

Opening Date:
13 May 2015
Closing Date:
25 May 2015
Salary Range:

The Department of Mental Health and Learning Disabilities at London South Bank University are pleased to be recruiting at a time when wellbeing, parity of esteem and health capabilities have all made significant changes to public opinion and services that aim to promote a more public mental health and wellbeing agenda. We are at a significant juncture, with reviews into health care delivery and a move towards integrated health and social care within which to shape the future of practice driven expertise. The students learning experience and preparing them for the complex workplace of health and social care underpins our academic provision.

The Department is working towards its aim to become known for the education of health and social care practitioners who are able to lead and influence across the health economy through enabling workplace cultures of effectiveness where all can flourish.

We are particularly keen to receive applicants from black and ethnic minority groups, people with a drive to influence and innovate in the field of mental health and learning disability nursing.

We require applicants who can deliver high quality education, have experience of course and project management, are working within a specialist clinical field, and who can deliver recognized quality interventions, such as CBT, Mindfulness, Psychotherapy etc; are working at Advanced Practice level and/or researching into practice driven areas where the wellbeing of the population can be enhanced.

The needs of our students are central to the future health and social care workforce. We expect applicants to have an understanding of workforce requirements, understand teaching and learning approaches, preferably have experience of curriculum development and delivery in a student focused way, that can maximize educational activities utilizing the digital and technological tools and approaches available.