Lecturer – Children and Young People’s Nursing

Updated: about 13 hours ago
Location: Edinburgh, SCOTLAND
Deadline: 28 Oct 2020

Lecturer – Children and Young People’s Nursing
Salary: £40,322 – 49,553 per annum (Grade 6)
Excellent benefits package

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Lecturer – Children and Young People’s Nursing

Who we are looking for?

Applications are invited for an inspirational, enthusiastic, Doctorally qualified academic, with an active children’s nursing NMC registration, to join the team in the School of Health and Social Care at Edinburgh Napier University. You will have contemporary subject knowledge and expertise relevant to children and young people’s nursing, gained through practice, research and teaching. You will have a proven ability to deliver high quality research rich teaching within children and young people’s nursing and have a developing research profile in the field. As a lecturer, you will teach, assess and support both undergraduate and post-graduate students to deliver an outstanding student experience. You will also ideally also have fellowship of the Higher Education Academy.

Working in the School of Health and Social Care you will be a member of a vibrant interprofessional academic community. We are committed to working with our service partners towards the development of an integrated Health and Social Care workforce. We also undertake world leading research, informing health and social care policy and practice, for the benefit of the communities we serve and beyond. As a valued member of our team, you will be well supported to contribute to leadership, teaching, research, enterprise and engagement and with your own career development. We are also committed to flexible working to enable our team members to manage a healthy work-life balance.

Essential requirements

  • Current active membership with the Nursing and Midwifery Council or other registered health body as a children’s nurse
  • Doctoral level qualification (or very near completion)
  • Demonstrable evidence of teaching, assessing and supporting learners in a higher education and/or clinical practice setting
  • A growing research profile including peer reviewed publications and professional dissemination activity
  • Commitment to sustained continuous professional/academic development.
  • Experience of working clinically with children and young people

Desirable requirements

  • Post-graduate certificate in higher education or equivalent.
  • Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy
  • Evidence of applying for external funding.

For more information on the position, please see our full role profile here

How will we reward you?

In return, we offer a great working environment where we support ambition, recognise achievement and offer an attractive benefit package. This includes a minimum of 46 days annual leave (pro rata for part time posts), a generous pension scheme, professional development opportunities, discounted access to onsite sports facilities and a wide range of other staff discounts

Salary: £40,322 – 49,553 per annum (Grade 6)

Further information about our benefits can be found here

Additional Information

For more information regarding this position please contact Professor Alison Machin, Dean of School at a.machin@napier.ac.uk or Dr Nicola Ring, Associate Professor of Nursing - Child and Young People's Health n.ring@napier.ac.uk

Application closing date: 28th October 2020 (Midnight)

Interviews will be held on: 13th November 2020

The University is committed to inclusion, demonstrated through our work in respect of our diversity awards and accreditations and holds Disability Confident, Carer Positive and Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champion status.  More details can be found here .


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