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Senior Lecturer/ Senior Teaching Fellow - Foundation Degree Nursing Associate (Higher Apprenticeship) x2

Department of Pre-Qualifying Practice

Location:  City South Campus
Salary:  £46,376 to £50,408 per annum
Full time / Fixed Term 2 Years
Closing Date:  Monday 17 August 2020
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  032020-131-R

Due to the expansion of the Nursing Associate Programme, an exciting opportunity has arisen to join the existing Nursing Associate teaching team, as a committed and passionate Senior Lecturer/Senior Teaching Fellow. There are 2 posts available at Senior Lecturer level. The department is seeking candidates who uphold the overall mission of the University by providing high quality, accessible learning opportunities, promoting academic enquiry and advancement of knowledge

At Birmingham City University, we put our apprentices and students at the heart of everything we do, giving them the best opportunities for future success. The University has an enviable reputation for providing quality, student-focused education in a professional and friendly environment. We feel that our excellent courses, state-of-the-art facilities, first-rate staff and focus on practical skills and professional relevance is key to ensuring that our learners have the best opportunity to be successful within the Nursing Associate course. 

The two year Foundation Degree Nursing Associate course was developed to support the introduction of a new nursing role and is a work based learning course aimed at experienced Health Care Assistants and new to care learners who want to develop themselves to become a Registered Nursing Associate (NAR). As a member of the Nursing Associate team, you will support the delivery and organisation of a range of modules on the Nursing Associate course. You will work flexibly, contributing to innovative teaching, learning and assessment to support a high quality trainee experience. You will visit the clinical work areas undertaking the academic assessor role and providing guidance and support to learners and the practice supervisors/ assessors. 

You will be required to demonstrate relevant and current experience of supporting undergraduate students/trainees/ apprentices in clinical and educational settings. Applicants must hold current registration with the NMC as a Registered Nurse (Part 1). Previous teaching experience in a Higher Education setting is a requirement with a teaching qualification. A first degree is essential and you must possess a Masters qualification or be working towards other postgraduate study in order to fulfil the requirements for the post and you will be expected to contribute towards our research and scholarly activities. You should also be able to demonstrate on-going personal and professional development as well as demonstrating excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as strong IT and organisational skills.  

If you wish to know more about this role or to arrange an informal discussion then please contact Dezita Taylor-Robinson, Head of Department for Pre-Qualifying Practice at or 07542226428.

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Please be aware that this position will require an Enhanced DBS disclosure, please contact HR on 0121 331 6693 for a confidential self-disclosure form should you wish to declare anything in advance.

This role will not attract sufficient points to obtain a sponsored Tier 2 visa under the points-based immigration system, however, applications are welcome from candidates who don’t currently have the right to work in the UK, but who would be eligible to obtain a visa via another route.

Please note on occasions where we receive a large number of applications, we may close the advert ahead of the publicised closing date. If this does happen, we will contact all candidates via email who have started but not yet completed their application, giving 48 hours’ notice.  We would therefore advise that you submit your completed application as soon as possible.

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