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Senior Lecturer in Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (SCPHN)/Health Visiting

Faculty of Heath, Education and Life Sciences

Location:  City South Campus
Salary:  £46,376 to £50,408 per annum
Closing Date:  Thursday 28 November 2019
Interview Date:  Thursday 05 December 2019
Reference:  112019-503

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Health Visitor to join the Department of Post Qualifying Healthcare Practice, within the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Birmingham City University.  The Department of Post Qualifying Healthcare Practice is a thriving, innovative and dynamic environment that aims to provide high quality CPD for the global health workforce.  This commitment was recognised nationally, with the University being named ‘Best Post-Qualifying Education Provider’ at the 2017 Student Nursing Times Awards.

About the role

In collaboration with the Faculty team, the role will involve the following activities:

  • A contribution to taught delivery and module leadership across the Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (SCPHN) provision and other related courses.
  • Engagement with external stakeholders and provision of placement support to SCPHN students and mentors.
  • Through personal tutoring, provision of support and mentorship to students undertaking the SCPHN and pre-registration Nursing courses.

About you

We are looking for someone who can enthuse and engage students, while also contributing to the Schools scholarly and enterprise activities.  Experience as an academic in Higher Education is desirable.  Credibility and proficiency in Health Visiting is essential, with specialist knowledge and experience in perinatal and infant mental health developed through training and practice being desirable.  In addition, experience of supporting students is also desirable for this post.  Ideally, you will hold a postgraduate award, or PhD. The ability to work with a team and excellent IT skills are a core requirement.

As part of your application, please attach your CV. Candidates are advised to remove their name from their CV, to ensure a fair and transparent recruitment process.

If you wish to know more about this role, and would like an informal discussion please contact David Waters, Associate Professor/Head of Departmenton 0121 331 6166 or by email on:


Further details:
Please note that this role is not capable of sponsorship under Tier 2 of the points based system.
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.
Birmingham City University holds an Athena Swan Bronze Award and promotes the advancement of gender equality through Representation, Progression and Success for All. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.


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