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Lecturer – Children’s Nursing and Nursing Associates

College of Nursing, Midwifery & Healthcare

Salary:   £41,201 to £47,169 per annum
Release Date:   Friday 07 January 2022
Closing Date:   Sunday 06 February 2022
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:   NURS266

The University of West London (UWL) has climbed an impressive 23 places to become one of the top 40 universities in the UK according to the influential Guardian University Guide 2021. 

UWL is now ranked 34th in the UK – our highest position of any league table ever! We were also the top university in England for teaching satisfaction and the ranking reaffirms our position as the top modern university in London. 

In addition, UWL has been named University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021. The editor of the Guide has described UWL as “regularly among the top-performing universities’.

The College - 

The College of Nursing Midwifery and Healthcare at the University of West London is a leading provider of midwifery education in London and the Thames Valley. Our approach to teaching and learning is student-centred and employability-focused, making use of an innovative curricula, simulation and having WHO/UNICEF Breastfeeding Initiative accreditation. We have one of the highest graduate employability rates in the UK and high levels of student satisfaction for midwifery and other CNMH courses.

The academic team, together with the support of administrative and technical staff, deliver programmes to student nurses, nursing associate and post registration nursing students across our London and Reading campuses. 

The Role

An opportunity has arisen for a dynamic, innovative children’s nursing educator to join our team of dedicated academics to support the delivery of courses in nursing and healthcare at UG and PG level. In particular we are interested in applicants with a strong interest in community nursing, leadership, public health and/or biosciences. Essential to this position will be the ability to develop and maintain excellent relationships with healthcare providers in Berkshire, North Hampshire, Surrey, and West London.

The Person

The successful candidate will have knowledge and clinical experience in the specialist area of children’s nursing. An excellent appreciation of the NMC (2018) Future Nurse: Standards of Proficiency for Registered Nurses is essential. Candidates should demonstrate effective interpersonal and communication skills to work collaboratively with students, other academics, clinical practitioners, and with our support and technical staff. You will be expected to assist in the development and delivery of learning materials that are relevant, evidence-based and current, in order to maintain the high quality of learning and teaching associated with the college. 

Applicants must be registered with the NMC as a children’s nurse, hold a first degree in a relevant subject and ideally hold a recognised teaching qualification for Higher Education. For successful applicants without relevant teaching qualifications then they will join the UWL Academic Professional degree apprenticeship scheme supporting the UK government’s commitment to up skill the UK workforce.

How to Apply 

If you wish to influence nursing and healthcare through high quality education and embed your clinical knowledge and experience of healthcare within higher education, this could be the opportunity for you.  To apply click on ‘Apply Online’ and fill out the application form.

An enhanced DBS Certificate is required for this post (to be undertaken upon appointment)

Previous applicants need not apply

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