Senior Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing
We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic compassionate senior lecturer to contribute to the provision of the Institute of Health pre-registration nursing education programmes. You will be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council as a Registered Nurse in the field of mental health nursing.
You will support the integration of mental health nursing into the new pre-registration nursing curricula commencing in September 2019 ensuring that there is equal consideration of mental and physical health within the curricula. You will teach on both BNurs and Masters Mental Health Nursing programmes. You will have experience of working within a higher education institution. The role will include maintenance of high academic standards and enhancement to the student experience, development of the faculty’s portfolio of courses and contribution to curriculum development and delivery. The post will be active in developing innovative partnerships with relevant external partners and in the generation of external income for the University.
The University of Wolverhampton holds a distinctive place within the higher education sector and is one of the most successful modern universities delivering excellence in teaching and research, widening access and in business engagement. Having begun life nearly 190 years ago to enhance education and skill base of the workforce in what is today a major industrial conurbation we have continued to fulfil and develop the role to meet the needs of the region we serve. Today as the ‘University of Opportunity’, the University of Wolverhampton is an integral part of the economic growth and social change within the West Midlands and beyond.
One of four University faculties, the Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing has over 500 staff members and 11,000 students. The Faculty comprises a wide range of subject areas, research and knowledge exchange activities, organised through four institutes; the Institute of Human Science, the Institute of Health, the Institute of Community and Society and the Institute of Education.
The Institute of Health includes a wide range of professionally qualifying health care courses. We are growing to meet the needs of people who wish to work with a host of employers in healthcare and related areas. We include courses in nursing, nursing associates, midwifery, physiotherapy, paramedic science, podiatry and a wide range of continuing professional development opportunities. We are expanding on our newly developed skills centres to offer hands-on teaching of nursing and health care professions skills through a comprehensive range of state of the art equipment.
Please see the job description and person specification relevant to the post of Senior Lecturer Mental Health Nursing for full details of post requirements
You will be supported in your role to realise your potential.
For further information or to discuss the post please contact: Alison Geeson Interim Head of Nursing, University of Wolverhampton, 01902-518666 Alison.Geeson@wlv.ac.uk or Alison Hay Course Leader A.Hay@wlv.ac.uk
The University of Wolverhampton values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.