Senior Lecturer in Social Work

Chichester, United Kingdom
27 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
16 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Date posted 26/09/2017
Application closing date 16/10/2017
Location Chichester Campus
Salary Salary range: £35,550 to £47,722 per annum
Job category/type Academic

Job description

The University of Chichester is committed to social work education.  The Department hosts an expanding portfolio of programmes and was rated third in the UK by students in the 2017 National Student Survey.  Local employers and partner agencies work in close collaboration to develop qualifying and post-qualifying courses which meet regional workforce needs and research outputs which promote evidence based practice.

We are looking to recruit an experienced or advanced social work practitioner qualified at postgraduate level. Registration with the HCPC is essential and experience of higher education an advantage.

Candidates will have a proven ability to create, design, manage and deliver a range of modules, courses and programmes in an organisational setting. We also expect applicants to evidence experience in at least one, or more, of the following areas:

  • Research design, delivery and publications.
  • Social work law, policy and practice in Children and Families Services.
  • Social work law, policy and practice in Adults or Mental Health Services;
  • Practice learning and work place education.

The post-holder will join a friendly, supportive team and be required to participate in teaching, learning and research activities at national and international levels. Personal qualities include the ability to demonstrate resilience and good communication skills when working under pressure. The ability to actively engage, enthuse and motivate students is paramount.

For further information please contact Kish Bhatti-Sinclair, Deputy Head Department of Childhood, Social Work and Social Care, Tel: 01243 816349 or email

Closing Date: 16 October 2017
Interview Date: 26 October 2017

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The University of Chichester welcomes applicants from BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic)  backgrounds as they are currently under-represented at Senior Lecturer level.