Salary: Grade 08 £34,804 - £40,322 per annum together with USS pension benefits Contract: Permanent full-time role Location: St David’s Park, Carmarthen campus but must be prepared to travel
The College of Human and Health Sciences draws together the disciplines of health, nursing, midwifery, osteopathy, social care, social policy and psychology and is the largest provider of health care education in Wales, providing an exciting and dynamic environment in which to study and further an academic or professional career. With 20 professorial staff, the College’s mission is to conduct high quality international research that meets the needs of the people of south-west Wales and beyond. The Department of Nursing is a progressive, dynamic and aspirational part of the College of Human and Health Sciences and Swansea University. Our goal is to provide the highest quality national and internationally recognised nursing education, research, and innovation. Nursing at Swansea University is ranked first in Wales and 7th in the UK. To deliver its sustainable top 30 position, Swansea University is seeking to appoint a Lecturer with excellence in teaching in the College of Human and Health Sciences. Based in the Department of Nursing, the successful candidate will make a substantive contribution to the teaching of adult nursing within the College, as well as a contribution to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and supervision across the College. In addition to sharing organisational and academic administrative responsibilities, the appointee will also be expected to work closely with clinical colleagues in Local Health Boards to support students during clinical learning experiences. The post: The work of the post-holder will primarily involve students undertaking the pre-registration nursing programme, and will involve significant contributions to teaching for adult, child and mental health nursing students. It is also anticipated that input into post-registration curricula and the creation of new and development of existing curricula within the nursing health field will be required both within and outside the Department of Nursing.
The following link provides further information on the benefits of working in Swansea University: http://www.swansea.ac.uk/personnel/new-staff/benefits-of-working-at-swansea/
Essential Criteria 1. Current registration with the NMC (adult). 2. A degree in adult nursing. 3. A recognised teaching qualification and be working towards HEA Fellowship (Higher Education Academy or willingness to apply for this during probationary period). 4. Excellent knowledge and experience and a clear understanding of issues relating to clinical skills and nursing. 5. The ability to design, deliver and adapt own teaching using appropriate style/method to meet the identified learning objectives across the subject area 6. Evidence of teaching, mentoring or supervising students (in an educational and/or clinical setting) 7. Demonstrate awareness of current research in the field and / or current practice with a clear understanding of issues relating to nursing
A satisfactory DBS certificate must be provided before a start date can be confirmed
In the College of Human and Health Sciences, we currently have an under-representation of individuals from Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) backgrounds and would encourage applications from these groups. Appointments will be made on merit. In the College of Human and Health Sciences, we currently have an under-representation of males and would encourage applications from males for this post. Appointments will be made on merit
Applicants are asked to provide a completed online application providing evidence against the essential criteria in the recruitment documentation. Applicants should also attach to the application 2 separate documents: 1. a Curriculum Vitae; 2. a statement detailing your aspirations to enhance teaching and the student experience.
Those invited for interview will be asked to deliver a 10 minute presentation.
Informal enquiries are encouraged and can be directed to the head of the Department of Nursing, Professor Jayne Cutter, email: firstname.lastname@example.org, or Adult Team Leader Mrs Sarah Done, email: email@example.com
Further details about the College of Human and Health Sciences and the Department of Nursing can be found on the following website: http://www.swansea.ac.uk/nursing/