Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Health Visiting

Leicester, Leicestershire (GB)
Friday, 9 April 2021
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 18 April 2021
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Job Type
Academic Posts
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Are you passionate about Health Visiting? Would like a career teaching and supporting students?

Join De Montfort University (DMU) in Leicester as a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Health Visiting.

DMU was awarded Gold in the recent Teaching Excellence Framework. This achievement recognises a range of strengths for which DMU has become well known: teaching excellence, an outstanding student experience, high student employability, a wide range of volunteering opportunities, a determination to widen participation in higher education, and an unwavering commitment to improving student achievement.

Faculty / Directorate

The Faculty of Health & Life Sciences is home to four specialist schools: Allied Health Sciences, Applied Social Sciences, Nursing and Midwifery, and Leicester School of Pharmacy, it develops professionals who make a significant difference to lives, health, wellbeing, communities and society.

The Leicester School of Pharmacy has an excellent reputation for the delivery of both undergraduate and postgraduate courses. You will join an enthusiastic team working in modern teaching and research facilities. The School invites applications from highly motivated individuals to lead the School’s developing TNE activities. The successful candidate will be part of the School Executive team, provide leadership for the development of international partnerships and

will be responsible for the delivery of teaching as well as engaging in research and ongoing programme development.


Further information about the Leicester School of Pharmacy can be found on

the University website



As a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Health Visiting, you will lead and teach on modules on undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Develop the curriculum, support and assess students. You will use your practical skills and linking them to higher education needs.

This role is a 2 Year Fixed Term, Part Time contract (0.6 FTE) The School of Nursing and Midwifery require a replacement post due to retirement within the Maternal and Child health Division. We would like to take this opportunity for an active Registered Health Visitor to join the School of

Nursing and Midwifery as a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer. We will support the successful candidate to gain a teaching qualification.

Ideal Candidate

To be successful, you will have an active NMC registration with evidence of professional development. Experienced in caring for children and have a willingness to develop a career in Higher Education. You must demonstrate your knowledge and experience of Health Visiting, education and practice, including the current health policy.

For an informal discussion, please contact Caroline Farrar; Head of Maternal and Child Health Division 

T: 0116 257 7841 

For full details about this post, please view the job description & person specification. If this role interests you, click apply!


You will benefit from access to the Teachers’ Pension Scheme scheme; 35 days annual leave plus concessionary days and Bank Holidays; career progression; employee perks that include up to 8.5 per cent off grocery shopping at Sainsbury's, Tesco, ASDA, Waitrose and M&S or at least up to 10% off package holidays through travel club; NUS discount card; free and confidential access to the Employee Assistance confidential Helpline who provide support on a range of lifestyle issues; discounted gym membership; free library memberships and the cycle to work scheme.

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