The University of Wolverhampton

Practice Educator Pre-registration Nursing and Nursing Associate

Walsall Campus
Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing
Contract Type
Advert Status
31,865 - 34,803 pa
Closing Date
Job Reference

We are seeking candidates for the role of practice educator to support academic staff in the delivery of teaching to our undergraduate nursing programmes. You will be registered as a nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council or an OPD/paramedic with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) Applications would especially be welcomed from candidates who have a passion for skills and simulation, including medicines management within classroom and practice environments


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 economic growth and social change within the West Midlands and beyond. 


One of three University faculties, the Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing has over 500 staff members and 11,000 students. The Faculty comprises a wide and diverse 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 expanding on our newly developed skills centres to offer hands-on teaching of nursing and healthcare professions skills through a comprehensive range of state of the art equipment.


You will provide support for student and learning and will assist academic staff in teaching, assessment and the development of learning support materials.  You will nurture, supervise and guide students learning in the practice environment, seeking out innovative opportunities for learning to enhance the student experience including students undertaking apprenticeship work based learning programmes. You will have a commitment to engaging with the practice environment and maintain up to date knowledge and skills relevant to nursing and nursing associate practice; in order to deliver a dynamic, responsive curriculum. Enthusiasm for teaching and practice development of learners is a fundamental aspect of the role.


The roles may require cross-campus working at Wolverhampton, Telford, Walsall and Burton campuses or delivery off-campus in employer locations.


Please see the job description and person specification relevant to the post of practice educator for full details of the post requirements.


The successful applicant will be well supported in their role to realise their potential. For further information or an informal discussion please contact: 

Matt Aldridge, Principal Lecturer for Education Enhancement (Skills and Simulation)  01902 518676 or Sarah Sherwin, Head of Nursing Walsall 01902 518836/ 07976862841

The University of Wolverhampton celebrates diversity and recognises that difference brings value to our organisation.

As part of our commitment to ensure the diversity of staff body reflects the diversity of the student and local communities we serve, we particularly welcome applications from candidates of Black, Asian, or Ethnic Minority heritage, and candidates who are Disabled (including people who whilst not self-defining as disabled do encounter challenges due to a society that disables them by lack of inclusivity).

We are proud to have been awarded Disability Confident employer status, included in the Stonewall list of employers and are working towards improving our practices against Athena Swan and the Race Equality Charter. We believe in creating an even playing field for all our colleagues, where we can all belong.


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