Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Social Work

Lincoln, United Kingdom
£39,739 per annum
27 Jan 2022
End of advertisement period
21 Feb 2022
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 21 February 2022
Interview Date:   Monday 14 March 2022
Reference:  CSS603

The School of Health and Social Care is seeking to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Social Work to contribute to our expanding provision of social work education and to complement our existing strengths in teaching, research, and professional practice.

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 an detailed understanding of the requirements of social work education programmes. You will have a passion for our profession and for supporting and developing students and colleagues 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 leading social work programmes at university level, leading on curricula development initiatives and experience of working with international students is desirable. Understanding of the professional requirements for social work and social work education is essential and experience in mental health social work and or safeguarding would be welcomed.

We are looking for people who are self-motivated, adaptable and innovative and who have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. You will join and  contribute to a staff group who are committed to enhancing the social, health and wellbeing of people. You will have the opportunity to develop your consultancy and research profile. This exciting opportunity might suit experienced social work academics or practitioners who feel a desire to support the next generation of social workers through an academic career pathway.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Dr Dave Johnson (

The Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014 (“the 2014 Regulations”) apply to health and social care workers who are deployed in respect of a CQC regulated activity, who have direct, face-to-face contact with service users/patients. The role you are applying for has been deemed to fall within the scope of the regulations, therefore it is a requirement of your employment that you provide evidence that you have been vaccinated with a complete course of an authorised vaccine against COVID-19 or provide evidence of exemption (guidance on providing exemption status can be found on GOV UK website) from 1st April 2022. Failure to comply with these regulations may result in the withdrawal of your offer of employment. Interviews for this role will be held ‘in person’ on the Brayford Campus on the publicised interview date.

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