Location: Open University office location in Milton Keynes, Belfast, Cardiff or Edinburgh. Frequent travel to Milton Keynes office will be required if based in another location. Do you want to make a difference to learning disability nursing, education and research? Do you want to be part of a team committed to designing innovative and flexible work-based learning that makes a difference to service delivery and service user and carer experience? If so, we are looking for someone to join us at this exciting time in the health sector as a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Learning Disability Nursing. At the Lecturer level it is expected that you will have studied to Masters level or have equivalent experience. For the Senior Lecturer post you will have a PhD or equivalent. For both post you will need to hold a registered first-level nurse qualification in learning disabilities. You will have a profile of developing academic and professional leadership skills, commensurate with the level of the post you are applying for and a recognised ability to motivate and inspire others. As a learning disability registered nurse, you will demonstrate a passion for nurse education that has the potential to make a difference to enhance the practice of others. We will offer you opportunities to develop skills in supportive opening learning, curriculum development, research and scholarship. Part-time hours and job share opportunity may be considered for this role. Minimum of 0.5FTE as a job share. For more information about The Open University, the Faculty and the School, please refer to the following website: www.open.ac.uk If you would like to discuss the particulars of this role before making an application please email Sally Boyle, Head of School, School of HWSC, Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS) on Sally.Boyle@open.ac.uk Please note: If you have not heard from us within three weeks of the application closing date, please assume that on this occasion you have not been selected for interview, however thank you for your interest in the Open University and we encourage you to apply for future positions. An application form and job description together with hard copies and access details for disabled applicants are available from the Resourcing Assistant by email at Resourcing-Hub@open.ac.uk quoting the reference number 16862 We promote diversity in employment and welcome applications from all sections of the community.
Keele University is renowned for its exciting approach to higher education, innovative research, beautiful campus, strong community spirit and excellent student experience. With a turnover in excess of £170 million, over 10,000 students and a total staff of approximately 2000, the University provides high quality teaching across a wide range of academic and vocational subjects and promotes world-class research. Further information can be found at http://www.keele.ac.uk. We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated individual with a track record of achievement and leadership in the Higher Education sector. This post represents an exciting opportunity for an ambitious individual to join a team of staff in Keele University’s successful School of Allied Health Professions. You will engage across the range of the School’s activities and support the strategic ambition and direction of the School. You will engage actively in learning and teaching activities, educational innovation and pedagogic development across the School’s curricula and pursue research that is aligned with the Faculty priorities or is otherwise negotiated with the Head of School. You will hold HCPC or an equivalent professional registration and a postgraduate qualification in a relevant discipline/ area. You will have a PhD and demonstrable research capacity. You will have experience of delivering excellent teaching within higher education and your experience of engagement with curriculum development and leadership will enable you to make a significant contribution to the School’s culture, high quality student experience and delivery of its future ambition. The University is committed to operating flexible working practices wherever possible. Applications for job share/part-time contracts are welcome. Keele University values equality and diversity across our workforce and to ensuring our staff community is reflective of the diversity of our student population. In support of these commitments the University welcomes applications from individuals of Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds for all roles. Please note this appointment is subject to both medical clearance by the University’s Occupational Health provider and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check. For full post details please visit: www.keele.ac.uk/vacancies