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Lecturer Learning Disability Nursing (0.6 FTE)


Location:  Lancaster
Starting Salary:  £37,099 with incremental progression to £41,732 (pro rata)
Post Type:  Part Time
Hours per Week:  18.5
Contract Type:  Permanent
Release Date:  Thursday 09 November 2023
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Friday 01 December 2023
Interview Date:  Thursday 07 December 2023
Reference:  XX108623

Are you an advocate for excellence in Learning Disability nursing and want to be involved in teaching the next generation of Learning Disability nurses?  An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Lecturer’s post in Learning Disability Nursing here at the University of Cumbria, working with students who are studying through the Standard UCAS entry and those through the Apprenticeship route. You will work as part of our dynamic and inspiring team of nurse lecturers and sit within the friendly, supportive, innovative Learning Disability team.

Essential elements of the role are teaching and assessment, module coordination, supporting students with their academic studies, their clinical practice experiences and pastoral support. Additional responsibilities will include the promotion of the field of Learning Disability nursing to prospective students, working with practice partners and potential employers. Our programme is delivered face-to-face and is designed to reflect the NMC’s Future Nurse Standards. Effective links with practice will be maintained with the role of link lecturer (Academic Assessor), working closely with students and practice partners.

This exciting opportunity is suitable for anyone who has experience of teaching or anyone wishing to begin a career in academia and brings with them contemporary knowledge from practice. 

We would welcome applications for a substantive post or anyone wishing to take advantage of secondment opportunities.

The University of Cumbria takes great pride in our Learning Disability Nursing students, who have an excellent reputation and have been shortlisted for national awards. Every day is different and rewarding.  

Informal Enquiries: Lisa Smith | Principle Lecturer Institute of Health |

We offer an attractive benefits package including 35 days' annual leave plus bank holidays (pro-rata), 25 research and scholarly activity days (pro-rata), support for professional development, support to achieve Higher Education Academy/Advance HE accreditation, mentor provision in the first year of employment and opportunity for career development.

For more information about the University of Cumbria, click here.

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We encourage applications from the broadest range of society, including all under-represented groups with particular emphasis on Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates, who are currently under-represented in our University and in comparison, to the sector.

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