Senior Lecturer in Social Work

Lincoln, United Kingdom
£39,739 per annum
Wednesday, 27 October 2021
End of advertisement period
Monday, 29 November 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

School of Health and Social Care

Location:  Lincoln
Salary:   From £39,739 per annum
Please note that this post is permanent and full time at 1.0 FTE.
Closing Date:   Monday 29 November 2021
Interview Date:   Friday 17 December 2021
Reference:  CSS602

The School of Health and Social Care is seeking to appoint two Senior Lecturers in Social Work to Programme Lead its expanding provision of social work education and to complement our existing strengths in teaching, research, and professional practice. The MSc Social Work ( pre registration) is part of a suite of graduate entry pre registration programmes in the school and the Programme Lead would work closely with those other leads. The MSc Safeguarding : Leading Safer organisations is an exciting new development which we will be recruiting to for Autumn 2022

The University of Lincoln has established a reputation as one of the most dynamic, fastest growing universities in the UK. Situated in the heart of a beautiful and historic city, it has built an international reputation for the quality of its teaching and research. 

You will be a registered social worker, with experience of supporting and developing colleagues and students in teaching and learning. You will have a focus on developing and preparing graduates for careers in social work, and for social care, by delivering high quality, student centred learning opportunities to students. You will actively contribute to teaching, research and community engagement in teaching a range of subjects at undergraduate and postgraduate levels utilising blended models and digital learning technologies. 

Experience of managing social work programmes at university level, leading on curricula development initiatives and experience of working with international students is highly desirable. Understanding of the professional requirements for social work and social work education is essential and experience in Safeguarding would be welcomed.

We are looking for candidates who are self-motivated, adaptable and innovative and who have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. You will join and be expected to contribute to an experienced staff group who is committed to enhancing the social and health wellbeing of people, with the opportunity to develop their consultancy and research profile and expectations.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Dr Jackie Hammerton (

Interviews for this role will be held ‘in person’ on the Brayford Campus on the publicised interview date.