Lecturer in Midwifery

Preston, United Kingdom
03 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
22 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job description

It is the vision of the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing to be recognized by stakeholders for providing a collaborative approach to the development and delivery of contemporary, evidenced-based education and applied research and innovation, which is responsive to local needs, national policy and international perspectives. The School of Community Health & Midwifery sits within the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing and is equally committed to such a vision where working closely with our practice partners we are able to prepare and develop healthcare professionals in the provision of high quality care.   

An exciting opportunity has now arisen within the School of Community Health and Midwifery for a Lecturer to join our highly committed midwifery team on a fixed term of 12 months. The successful applicant will be enthusiastic and visionary and keen to shape Midwifery education.

Applicants must be educated to degree level in a health related subject, have a minimum of three years post qualifying experience as a Midwife and be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council.  Extensive, contemporary practice experience is essential, and the successful applicant will have a keen interest in developments in Midwifery. They will be committed to the success of students and able to demonstrate teaching, learning and assessment skills to effectively support students in both the classroom and practice areas. Excellent presentation, interpersonal and communication skills as well as an ability to work to deadlines are essential.

The successful applicant will assist in the development and delivery of the pre-registration midwifery curriculum and other relevant programmes. There will be an expectation that the successful candidate will teach across a range of courses and will be required to act as a module leader.  

If you would like to discuss this post further then please contact Carol Mashhadi, Principal Lecturer Midwifery, Lead Midwife for Education and short course lead on 01772 895594 or email on

Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview. This position is based in Preston.

Please apply online; if you cannot apply online please contact Human Resources on 01772 892324 and quote the reference number. CVs will not be considered unless accompanied by a completed application form.

School/Service: School of Community Health and Midwifery
Hours: Full time (37 hours per week - 1.0 FTE)
Basis: Fixed term contract for 12 months
Interview Date: 30 July 2018

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