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Lecturer or Senior Lecturer Adult/Primary Care/Childrens/Mental Health/Learning Disability Nursing

Nursing & Midwifery Education

Location:  Ormskirk
Salary:  £36,386 to £54,949 per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  Tuesday 07 February 2023
Reference:  EHT0443-0123
Number of Positions:  3

Make a difference, every day, to the lives of our students.

About the Role

This is an exciting opportunity for a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Adult/Primary Care/Children’s/Mental Health/Learning Disability nursing to join the Faculty of Health, Social Care and Medicine You will inspire the delivery of a high-quality student experience. You will play a significant role in the design, delivery, and evaluation of the adult/primary care/children’s/mental health/learning disability nursing curriculum and be involved in teaching across the entire nursing portfolio. In addition, you will maintain excellent standards in learning, teaching and assessment.

About You Rewards/Benefits 

As a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Adult/Primary Care/Children’s/Mental Health/Learning Disability nursing, you will be a registered nurse with leadership experience of adult and or primary care nursing. You will have further experience of working within a higher education setting. You will also have excellent emotional intelligence, whilst being an effective communicator and inspirational leader.

You will be appropriately qualified in adult/primary care/children’s/mental health/learning disability nursing with Nursing & Midwifery Council registration to accompany this. You will also possess significant and demonstrable practice-based/academic experience underpinned by a sound working knowledge of the contemporary professional landscape. 

Ideally, you will have relevant HEI experience, underpinned by a sound working knowledge of contemporary issues in adult/primary care/children’s/mental health/learning disability nursing specialism, with a high level of awareness of the interprofessional agenda. It would be advantageous to have experience of research activity and publications. 

You will be an enthusiastic, innovative, and engaging professional with significant teaching/practice experience, able to deliver high quality teaching to our students. The successful post holder will have an effective communication & leadership style and possess excellent interpersonal skills. Time and workload management skills are a key requirement to this post and having a strong commitment to the welfare and success of students will be key to your success in a growing department. 


 You will benefit from 35 days annual leave plus 13 bank holidays inclusive of university closure days per annum. We aim to provide our staff with a positive work life balance and have a range of schemes in place to support this. Your continued professional development is as important to us as it is to you, and we demonstrate this through our investment in your CPD activity. 

 You will be automatically enrolled into the Local Government Pension Scheme and have access to our staff benefits platform, which provides you with discounts across the high street to help you save money on your everyday spending such as supermarket shopping, cinema tickets, dining out and more. We also offer discounted membership to our state-of-the-art sport and leisure facilities.

About Us

“A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” – Times Higher Education. 

We are recognised for our outstanding achievements in student satisfaction, staff engagement, graduate employment, and innovation as well as our strengthening research profile, investment, and growth. The Times Higher ‘University of the Year’ award also celebrated our distinct role in

“transforming lives” – reflecting a distinctive philosophy of creating opportunity from excellence.

You’ll be working for a multi award-winning institution that has been named Modern University of the Year in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022 and shortlisted for the overall UK University of the Year award. Edge Hill has also recently been awarded University of the Year in the Educate North Awards (2021) in recognition of our continued commitment to deliver an exceptional student experience and the exceptional progress we have made to deliver investment and innovation over the past 12 months, while placing students at the heart of everything we do.

The University has been judged Best UK Employer (European Business Awards 2016) and highly commended in Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2017 for Workplace of the Year.

Based on an award-winning campus in West Lancashire, Edge Hill University offers a stimulating and empowering environment for ambitious and high performing professionals.

For informal enquiries about this vacancy, you may wish to contact: 

 For Adult/Primary Care Nursing: Dr Rob Monks Associate Head Adult/Primary Care Nursing- 

 For Mental Health/Learning Disability Nursing: Dr Gary Lamph, Head Mental Health/Learning Disability Nursing:

 For Children's Nursing: Jane Rooney, Head Of Children’s & Women’s Health, Lead Midwife for Education:

Please note, DBS checks will be carried out at any point during your employment if your work requires this.

At Edge Hill University we value the benefits a rich and diverse workforce brings to our community and therefore welcome applications from all sections of society.

Further details:    Job Description & Person Specification    
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