Senior Lecturer in Clinical Skills

Leicester, Leicestershire
08 Oct 2021
07 Nov 2021
Permanent
Full Time

Senior Lecturer in Clinical Skills

Reference: H-61541877-02

De Montfort University (DMU) is an ambitious, globally minded and culturally rich university with a strong commitment to the public good. It strives to maintain a stimulating and inclusive environment that champions difference and celebrates success. Awarded Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework, the University is a vibrant, multicultural hub of learning, creativity and innovation that was named the first-ever University of the Year for Social Inclusion by The Times Good University Guide. DMU is home to more than 25,000 students and 2,700 staff.

Faculty / Directorate

The Faculty of Health and Life sciences (HLS) is a large Faculty that offers education across a number of health and social care courses Home to four specialist schools - Allied Health Sciences, Applied Social Sciences, Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine, and Leicester School of Pharmacy – the faculty educates and develops professionals who make a significant difference to lives, health, wellbeing, communities and society. Teaching reflects the latest developments in the sector and many courses have professional accreditations. A range of work experience and volunteering opportunities enables students to develop the skills sought by graduate employers. Recent graduates have secured roles with leading employers such as AstraZeneca, Ministry of Defence and the NHS. The dedicated facilities are designed to replicate current practice and feature industry-standard equipment, enabling staff and students to undertake life changing projects to improve health and social care.

Role

We are seeking to appoint a senior educationalist or practitioner to join the Leicester School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine as a Senior Lecturer to be part of a newly established clinical skills/simulation team. The post would suit someone has experience of delivering high level skills in practice or education settings who would like to join a pioneering team developing and delivering simulation/clinical skills across our health courses. Whilst this is a 2-year fixed term post, this role offers an opportunity to explore whether this role could be the next stage of your career.

You will be expected to be involved in delivery and leading simulation/clinical skills in modules across the pre and post qualifying undergraduate programmes. You will also be involved in student support and assessment working collaboratively with academic and clinical colleagues.

The School has a large portfolio of nursing, midwifery and paramedic programmes at undergraduate and post graduate level. The successful candidate will join an experienced academic team led by a experienced academic as a newly appointed Director of Simulation that will provide support and mentorship.

Ideal Candidate

You will be registered health professional (NMC/HCPC) and have a relevant clinical background and hold a PG level qualification, with evidence of active professional development. You will be passionate about simulation and clinical skills development and being part of a pioneering team to develop and enhance the education pre and post qualifying health care professionals.

For further information about the role please contact either; Charlotte Bates, Deputy Programme Leader charlotte.Bates@dmu.ac.uk +44 (01) 116 250 6114 or Christine Whitney-Co

Benefits

You will benefit from access to the Teachers’ Pension Scheme ; 35 days annual leave plus concessionary days and Bank Holidays; career progression; employee perks that include up to 8.5 per cent off grocery shopping at Sainsbury's, Tesco, ASDA, Waitrose and M&S or at least up to 10% off package holidays through travel club; NUS discount card; free and confidential access to the Employee Assistance confidential Helpline who provide support on a range of lifestyle issues; discounted gym membership; free library memberships and the cycle to work scheme.