Teaching Assistant (Learning Disability)

Belfast, Northern Ireland
£28,756 - £33,309 per annum
25 Jul 2022
End of advertisement period
22 Aug 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Job description

Established in 1991, Queens School of Nursing & Midwifery provides a range of innovative programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate level, which prepare nurses, midwives and healthcare professionals for leadership roles in clinical care, teaching, management and research.

With approximately 3,500 students, the School has one of the most extensive portfolios of programmes of any nursing and midwifery school in the UK or Ireland.

The overall vision of the School is to provide a learning community committed to excellence in teaching, research, scholarship and practice that contributes to local and global efforts to improve the health and wellbeing of society.

In order to be the best, we strive to work with and attract the best talent to the University and due to continued growth, we currently have a Teaching Assistant post within the School in the field of Learning Disability.

This is a fantastic opportunity to be a key contributor, providing a high quality, exceptional and transformative educational experience to students in an innovative and high-tech learning environment.

The successful candidate must have, and your application should clearly demonstrate you have:

  • Relevant nursing qualification (RN Learning Disability on the live NMC Register)
  • BSc in Health related discipline
  • Substantial relevant recent clinical experience
  • Basic ICT skills/experience
  • Experience of teaching in a clinical setting.

Please note the above are not an exhaustive list. For further information about the role including the essential and desirable criteria please click the Candidate Information link below.

At Queen’s our people are at the heart of everything we do. As a staff member you will become part of a vibrant organisational culture, which will provide you with the opportunity to achieve your full potential and enhance your career through a continuous focus on learning and development.

We offer an excellent employment package that includes:

  • Great terms & conditions
  • Pension schemes
  • Flexible working by enabling you to design your working week in collaboration with your manager through a blend of remote and office working                              
  • Family-friendly initiatives
  • Career development opportunities
  • Support for health & mental wellbeing
  • Generous holiday entitlement of 8 weeks a year (made up of 23 days annual leave, 10 closure days and 9 bank holidays)

Queen’s University is committed to promoting equality of opportunity to all and the School are proud holders of a Silver Athena SWAN Award. We are committed to creating an environment in which everyone can reach their true potential and in which male and female have equality of opportunities for career development and learning.

We actively encourage males to the nursing programme to dispel the view of nursing as a female profession and to increase the number of men in healthcare.

We have created an inclusive culture by establishing staff networks such as iRise (Race) and PRISM (LGBTQ+) which help us progress equality. We also subscribe to Equality Charter Marks such as the Diversity Charter Mark NI in addition to Athena Swan. For further information on our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, please visit:  www.qub.ac.uk/diversitywww.qub.ac.uk/qgi and www.qub.ac.uk/sites/StaffGateway/StaffNetworks/

Informal enquiries may be directed to Ailish McMeel (a.mcmeel@qub.ac.uk)

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