The University of Wolverhampton

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Social Work

Wolverhampton Campus
Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing
Contract Type
Advert Status
34,520 to 49,149 pa
Closing Date
Job Reference


The Faculty of Education Health and Wellbeing seeks to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Social Work to contribute to the provision of high quality teaching and research within the Faculty of Education Health and Wellbeing and its Institute of Public Health, Social Work and Care. You will be expected to have good potential or a good track record of teaching or training, and a commitment to enhancing the student experience.  You will be expected to contribute to the development of the Faculty’s portfolio of courses and generation of external income. In particular we seek a specialist in adult services, preferably some children’s practice experience too. We are eager to recruit someone to undertake an admissions tutor role and an active practice tutor role in the first instance, in addition to teaching and research. In light of this the post would suit either an experienced practitioner with some training experience and new to higher education, or an experienced educator and practitioner.


You will join an experienced team delivering social work/care courses with aspirations for development. You will also have contact with, and the potential for involvement in our Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) approved BA (Hons) and MA qualifying Social Work programmes. Over time you may be expected to contribute to other course delivery in line with our changing business demands and evolving portfolio of courses. For example, cross faculty work or social care teaching.


You will be educated to at least Masters level or equivalent (or soon to be so), hold HCPC registration as a qualified Social Worker and have relevant knowledge and experience of practice in Social Care and Social Work.


The interviews will be held on 12 March 2018. 


For an informal discussion about the post please contact Dr Lee Quinney- Head of Social on 01902 322225 or

The University of Wolverhampton values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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