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Senior Lecturer in Midwifery

Nursing & Midwifery Education

Location:  Ormskirk
Salary:  £40,322 to £52,560 per annum
Permanent
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  Tuesday 15 June 2021
Reference:  EHT0498-0521

Your discipline. Your passion. Our success, together. 

About You 

We are looking for a dynamic NMC registered Midwife with educational experience to contribute to the teaching, learning, assessment and support of pre-registration Midwifery students. The successful applicant will need to work in partnership with the programme team, practice staff, students and service users to deliver high quality education that is relevant to maternal health service users and their families. You will need knowledge and experience that will enable them to undertake an academic assessor role and provide educational support for practice supervisors and assessors in clinical areas. You should have a current understanding of key issues pertaining to midwifery practice and maternal and child health and have a keen interest in contributing to the professional, academic, research and scholarly development of the department. There will be opportunities to be involved in research and ongoing scholarship and professional practice; this will include the development of pre and post-registration midwifery courses and participation in wider university activities relevant to the courses and their administration.

The successful applicant will require skills that encourage student engagement and those that facilitate student support. You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills to work collaboratively with students, the programme team and administrative support staff. This will also include working with a range of partners including the NHS, Independent, Voluntary and Private sector. 

About the Role

Edge Hill University is a leading provider of Midwifery education in Cheshire and Merseyside. Our approach to teaching and learning is student-centred and employability-focused, making use of innovative curricula, simulation and quality practice learning environments. Midwifery is located In the Department of Women’s and Children’s Health within the Faculty of Health, Social Care and Medicine which delivers a diverse portfolio of Nursing Associate, Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work and Allied Health Professionals Education. 

The Midwifery team have recently gained approval for the BSc (Hons) and MSc Midwifery programmes against the NMC (2019) Standards for pre-registration Midwifery, with the view to deliver programmes approved under these standards from September 2021.

You will be required to make a significant contribution to the delivery of practice and theoretical aspects of our diverse portfolio of undergraduate and post graduate Midwifery courses and other areas of our core curriculum depending on your areas of expertise and experience. You will also be a highly credible RM with extensive experience of clinical practice.

Rewards/Benefits

We want you to feel happy when you come to work and proud when you go home.

From the moment you join us you have the opportunity to enhance your skills. We offer various routes for progression, a range of specialist development sessions and academic development opportunities along with an award winning and comprehensive staff health & wellbeing programme (HR Excellence Awards 2017). This means you will receive a full academic induction, be enrolled if appropriate on our PGCTHE, benefit from the Edge Hill University CPD scheme (UKPSF) and our annual University Learning and Teaching day all to support your professional development. 

This is just a taste of what we are able to offer you at Edge Hill University.

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.

The University has been ranked Best University Workplace (Times Higher Education 2015), 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: Dr. Paula Keating, Head of Women’s and Children’s Health Care. paula.keating@edgehill.ac.uk

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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