The University of Wolverhampton

Senior Lecturer in Social Work and Social Care

Wolverhampton Campus
Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing
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44,706 - 51,779 pa
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We are currently looking to recruit an experienced Social Work and Social Care academic. As a Senior Lecturer you will be a significant member of the team who will contribute to portfolio development, teaching, placement work, employer engagement, degree apprenticeship, West Midlands Teaching Partnership and student satisfaction as well as recruitment and outreach work. You will have a developing academic / research profile and either have completed your PhD, or be near to completion. Your research should be relevant to the field of social work / social care practice. For a lecturing post in Social Work you should be a qualified social worker currently registered with Social Work England. Within the Institute of Society and Community, research activity is focused around Adult Social work and research/publications relevant to the field of working with adults.  We work within our region and communities and have strong international links.


For any further information about this role please contact Elaine Arnull at the earliest opportunity at 


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.


Living Wage  Stonewall Diversity Champion  Disability Confident    Athena SWAN Gender Charter BronzeREC Charter Bronze



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