Lecturer in Social Work
Lecturer in Social Work
School of Health & Social Care
Location: Stoke campus
Salary: £33,518 to £38,833 per annum
Tenure: Full time permanent
Closing Date: Monday 15 January 2018
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Staffordshire University is rated No. 1 for student employability and recently won the Times Higher Most Improved Student Experience award. We also achieved silver in the TEF ratings.
At Staffordshire University, our vision is to be a leading regional university connected to businesses, industry and health care providers and to our local communities working with schools, colleges and partner organisations to continue to raise aspirations, improve progression into higher education and to contribute to the health, social and economic development.
The School of Health and Social Care (HSC) is fundamental to meeting this vision by offering a range of courses from foundation degrees in all aspects of Health and Social Care through courses in health and social care, social welfare and social work to nursing (adult, child and mental health), midwifery, operating department practice, paramedic science. We support students through all stages of their career from undergraduate study, to continuing professional development, postgraduate and doctoral study, as well as through a range of workforce development modules and study days.
The School works closely with practice partners to prepare and develop highly skilled professionals to work in the social welfare and health care sector. An opportunity has now arisen for new Lecturers in Social Work within the Department of Social Work and Social Welfare.
You will join a team of Social Work and Social Welfare lecturers and be engaged in the design, development, delivery and assessment of all aspects of Social Work education. As an expanding area, we have new opportunities for lecturers to join the team in these exciting developments to teach across our undergraduate and post graduate cpd courses. You will possess a good undergraduate degree in the specialist area or a related subject and will need to be knowledgeable and skilled in the social work subject areas. You will already have a PhD/doctorate or equivalent professional standing in a relevant subject area or clear commitment to complete PhD within an agreed timeframe.
You must enjoy teaching and assessing students and be committed to ensuring an excellent and supportive student experience. The courses are delivered on campus and by blended learning. You will also be expected to work flexibly and to contribute to delivering the general range of subjects and activities within Social Work and Social Welfare area and to contribute to the wider activities of the Department and School. The post will involve travel, some teaching is on a different campus, and the need for occasional weekend and evening work to oversee on line exams, and contribute to marketing and recruitment. In return, we offer you a friendly working environment and one which actively supports your professional growth and development.
The post holder is required to be registered with the Health and Care Professions Council and have relevant and recent practice and relevant teaching experience.
An enhanced DBS check is required for this role.
Staffordshire University is an equal opportunities employer.
To apply, you will be required to complete an online application form and submit a copy of your CV quoting the relevant reference number for the role you are applying for.
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