Lecturer, Learning Disability Nursing

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
£40,322 – 49,553 per annum (Grade 6)
09 Dec 2019
End of advertisement period
02 Jan 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Application closing date: 2/01/2020
Salary: £40,322 – 49,553 per annum (Grade 6)
Package: Excellent benefits package

Job description

Further your career with Edinburgh Napier University

Lecturer - Learning Disability Nursing - Fixed Term - 12 Months

We are currently looking for a Lecturer in Learning Disability Nursing to join our School of Health & Social Care on a full time, fixed term basis.

Edinburgh Napier is one of the largest providers of nursing and midwifery education in Scotland with a strong inter-professional and transnational education portfolio. Uniquely, in Scotland, the School offers midwifery and all four fields of practice in nursing: adult, child health, mental health and learning disabilities, alongside allied health professions and social work.

We are committed to growing our academic reputation and providing an unrivalled student experience. The school is structured into a number of themes that signify our areas of strength and growth; these consist of programmes of education, research, enterprise (CPD and Consultancy) and professional practice. Our versatile simulation and clinical skills centre offers students experience critical care and ward environments through to a home environment. The simulation and clinical skills centre utilised to facilitate learning and simulations to a number of external organisations and private companies.

The Role

As Lecturer, you will develop, design and deliver teaching and student centred learning to our Learning Disability Nursing students within our Bachelor and Masters in Nursing programmes, along with supporting a broader range of subjects.

You may also contribute to collaborative research projects; contribute to the School's research profile, leading to the production of high quality research outputs/outcomes. You will be enthusiastic about cross-disciplinary and collaborative working across the University and with our specialised industry partners, including the NHS, to support Theme priority areas of activity.

Who we are looking for?

Essential requirements

  • Current active membership with the Nursing and Midwifery Council 
  • Experience of working with people with learning disabilities to promote health and wellbeing in an health and social care setting
  • Demonstrable evidence of teaching and supporting learners in clinical/academic settings
  • Doctoral level qualification 
  • Commitment to sustained continuous professional/academic development.

Desirable requirements

  • Post-graduate certificate in higher education or equivalent.
  • Evidence of applying for external funding. 
  • Evidence of disseminating high quality output including through publications and presentations.

For more information on the position, please see our full role profile here

How will we reward you?

In return, we offer a great working environment where we support ambition, recognise achievement and offer an attractive benefit package. This includes a minimum of 46 days annual leave (pro rata for part time posts), a generous pension scheme, professional development opportunities, discounted access to onsite sports facilities and a wide range of other staff discounts

Salary: GBP 40,322 - 49,553 per annum (Grade 6)

Further information about our benefits can be found here 

Additional Information 

For more information regarding this position please contact Sam Abdulla on S.Abdulla@napier.ac.uk, Field Lead: Learning Disabilities Nursing.

Application closing date: Thursday 2nd January 2020 (11.59)

Interviews will be held on Week commencing 13th January 

Please also note that the successful candidate must have permission to work in the UK by the start of their employment, as we are unable to sponsor any candidate for this role.

The University is committed to inclusion, demonstrated through our work in respect of our diversity awards and accreditations (Advance HE's Athena SWAN Charter) and holds Disability Confident, Carer Positive and Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champion status.  More details can be found here.