Lecturer (Mental Health)

open until filled
Health Studie, Health and Social Care
University of Bradford
Bradford, United Kingdom
£35,845 to £40,322 per annum GBP

Reference: HR0103303

Are you a mental health/social care professional working in clinical practice and would you like to educate health professionals?

Start your academic career with the University of Bradford.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and talented individual to join a dedicated and innovative team. If you are a mental health/social care professional this is an excellent opportunity for you to make a difference while creating a new career path for yourself utilising your professional healthcare expertise to build your academic career.

The School of Nursing & Healthcare Leadership in the Faculty of Health Studies delivers a range of programmes for health and social care professionals at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. We deliver programmes on two sites: Bradford University Campus and Dewsbury District Hospital, with occasional work externally, on weekends and abroad. A significant part of our provision is the undergraduate pre-registration Nursing programme in adult, mental health and children's nursing. You will work with a team to deliver on all aspects of nursing. In addition to contributing to undergraduate nursing, there will be opportunity for you to be involved in other provision including Nursing Associates and continuing professional development programmes. The School team work closely together sharing resources across programmes and contributing expertise where it is required to allow staff to play to their strengths and ensure we provide an excellent student experience.

You should be passionate about health professional education and demonstrate a commitment to the provision of high-quality teaching that makes a difference to the provision of quality care and services in healthcare. You will contribute to programme delivery, curricula development and innovative teaching, learning and assessment, across under-graduate and post-graduate provision with a focus on recruitment to the Pre-registration Undergraduate Mental Health programmes. You will demonstrate enthusiasm and a willingness to be innovative and creative while making use of development opportunities to improve self and the School.

In addition to teaching and learning provision, the University empowers and encourages staff to develop their own research profile. The University delivers internationally leading, interdisciplinary research and innovation that shapes and benefits future societies. Our internationally renowned applied health research undertaken in partnership with the NHS is impacting positively on health outcomes locally and regionally and is contributing to knowledge of international significance. Colleagues from the Faculty of Health Studies helped to establish the Born in Bradford cohort study and continue to lead many of its recent developments. The University has invested significantly in high quality research facilities and space such as the Digital Health Enterprise Zone (DHEZ, in collaboration with the City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council), and the Wolfson Centre for Applied Health Research (CAHR, in collaboration with the University of Leeds, Bradford Institute for Health Research, and the Wolfson Institute). The latter is supported by high quality new appointments at senior level many of them in the Faculty of health Studies.

As a new academic, you will be mentored by an experienced colleague and supported to develop your academic career.

Interested persons are advised to contact Ruth Girdham, Head of School of Nursing & Healthcare Leadership for further information and discuss options;

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