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Practice Learning Lead

College of Nursing, Midwifery & Healthcare

Salary:   £49,897 to £55,651 per annum
Release Date:   Thursday 04 August 2022
Closing Date:   Thursday 01 September 2022
Interview Date:   Friday 23 September 2022
Reference:   NURS288

The University of West London is ranked as the top modern University for overall satisfaction according to the National Student Survey 2019. Help us in enabling the training of the next generation of trailblazing graduates, create the game-changing businesses of tomorrow and develop the solutions that will transform the lives of millions. It takes a big team to do what we do! We’re on the lookout for talented and enthusiastic academics and professionals to help us deliver exceptional service in everything we do.

The College

The College of Nursing, Midwifery and Healthcare delivers healthcare courses across Berkshire and London and has a wide ranging CPD provision. We have excellent partnerships with a large number of healthcare organisations both NHS and in the private, voluntary and independent sector. We are a supportive and collegiate team and strongly encourage individuals in their continuing professional development.  

The Role 

Under the leadership of the Head of Practice Education, the post holder will be responsible for the development and maintenance of clinical placements within healthcare sectors across Berkshire and/or London. You will work closely with the University of West London’s placement team to support and achieve their practice placement priorities.  A key focus of the role is to increase placement capacity and quality through different initiatives working with private and voluntary organisations .(PVI’s) and NHS trusts and consider innovative ways to enhance the student placement experience.

The Person

The successful candidate will have the ability to negotiate with all levels of staff and create effective working relationships both inside and outside of the organisation.  You should demonstrate effective interpersonal, communication and time management skills to work collaboratively with students, other academics, clinical practitioners, and with our support and technical staff.

How to Apply 

To apply click on ‘Apply Online’ and fill out the application form. Further information about the application process can be found here: https://jobs.uwl.ac.uk/display.aspx?id=1253&pid=0 

 Please email hr.recruitment@uwl.ac.uk  if you need any assistance with the application process.

 For informal enquiries about the position please contact Sue Quayle, Head of Practice Education. Email: sue.quayle@uwl.ac.uk. 

Additional Information 

Read more about working at the University of West London at https://www.uwl.ac.uk/about-us/how-university-works/why-work-uwl

We welcome applications from individuals who do not have a fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (HEA). Should you be successful and do not hold an HEA fellowship you will be asked to complete one within 2 years of appointment as a condition of your continued employment. Depending on eligibility this may take the form of an advanced Level 7 apprenticeship in teaching which means that you will spend 20% of your work in off-the-job study. 

Our department/school is under-represented in terms of staff from BAME (Black, Asian and minority ethnic) backgrounds, of LGBT+ identities, and with disabilities. UWL is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter, and is a Disability Confident Employer as well as a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, particularly those mentioned above to increase diversity in our workforce.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. 

Please be advised that it is expected that appointment within a grade will normally be at the minimum point.Previous applicants for this post need not apply again. 

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

This position does not meet the University criteria for Skilled Worker sponsorship

The University of West London reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

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