Senior Lecturer in Nursing (Mental Health) – including Academic Course Leader role

Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Grade 8 £37,075 - £46,924 per annum
04 Oct 2017
16 Oct 2017
Nursing Field
Academic, Mental Health
Job Type

We are looking for an energetic and enthusiastic Academic Course Leader/Senior Lecturer to drive the mental health curriculum development across the School and lead the delivery the newly designed BSc (Hons) Nursing (Mental Health) programme. This post also offers an exciting opportunity for you to be involved in moving the School forward with its strategic plan to deliver a sustainable social care and nursing workforce for Gloucestershire in collaboration with Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, 2Gether Trust, Gloucestershire Care Services, Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group and our Social Care Partners.

Your key roles will be to lead on the delivery of the Pre-Registration Mental Health Nursing programme and contribute through module leadership to the delivery our newly validated BSc (Hons) Social Care (Mental Health).

You must hold a current Mental Health Nursing registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council, have a strong clinical background and evidence of delivering Pre-registration Nurse Mental Health education. You will work closely with the Academic Subject Leader, Placements and Operational Lead (Nursing), Academic Course Leader (Adult), Academic Course Leader (Social Care) and our collaborative partners to deliver the vision for nurse education and social care in Gloucestershire. 

Experience of previously undertaking course/programme leader responsibilities, curriculum development, and substantial experience of teaching will be considered an advantage. An enthusiasm to embrace change, work as part of the innovative teams and become involved in the growing research profile of the school is essential.

We require applicants to be:

  • Currently registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council
  • Credible in the relevant area of practice
  • Enthusiastic and credible in educating others. 
  • Passionate about making a difference for people in our care. 
  • Keen to support nurses of the future to care for themselves in order to care for others.
  • Committed to contributing to a team vision of creating a ‘Culture of Care’ in nursing for service users, students and colleagues.

Further details are available from: 

Please quote reference number: A1021

Telephone number: 01242 714111

Closing date:   16 October 2017 12noon

Interview date: 27 October 2017