Job Description

LOCATION: Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road, G4 0BA
SALARY: £43,434 – £50,296 per year


Glasgow Caledonian University – the University for the Common Good – is a vibrant, values-led, multi-cultural University with a global outlook, dedicated to delivering social innovation. Our organisational strategy is aligned with the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals and our globally recognised researchers advise governments, industry and international bodies. We’re ranked fifth in the world and first in the UK for promoting gender equality, 69th globally for social impact, and the top modern university in Scotland for research power. In 2020-21, we contributed £1.7 billion and more than 14,000 jobs across the globe.

GCU is committed to widening participation, delivering positive outcomes for our students, and we’re Scotland’s leading provider of Graduate Apprenticeships. With campuses in Glasgow, London and New York, we have transnational partnerships around the world, supporting more than 22,000 students. Guided by our inspirational Chancellor, Dr Annie Lennox OBE, and guided by our values – integrity, responsibility, creativity and confidence – we transform the lives of the people and communities we serve.

The Department of Nursing and Community Health offers a range of undergraduate, postgraduate and CPD programmes and modules in Nursing and Public Health. Our research has both a strong applied health focus, as well as educational evaluation, and our commitment to student focused, innovative and flexible learning strategies is supported by our state-of-the art facilities.

We are recruiting a lecturer in Nursing (Mental Health field) who is a Registered Nurse (with the NMC – Mental Health Field), with sound academic/clinical experience and the skills and knowledge to effectively engage with our academic programmes. The successful applicants will work as part of a close-knit team and be expected to develop and deliver an engaging and exciting learning experience to students both on- and off-campus. They will teach and manage modules at undergraduate and postgraduate level, ensuring both academic rigour and a curriculum that is both challenging and informed by up-to-date scholarly research.

You should be educated to Master’s degree level (or be within a year of completion), preferably with a teaching qualification, and you should have experience of involvement with nurse education from either an academic or clinical perspective. The successful applicant will be able to enhance the student experience of teaching and learning in Higher Education, work independently and as a member of a team for the enhancement of the student experience.

Further details on this post are available by contacting either Val Ness at 0141 331 8813 or Val Howatson at 0141 331 3362.

As the University for the Common Good, we are committed to embedding equality, diversity and inclusion, as well as our values in everything that we do.  As such, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates who demonstrate the GCU Values.

Glasgow Caledonian University is committed to a fair and transparent recruitment process that is free from bias so that we can attract and retain a high performing workforce which makes a critical contribution to our success​.

The University holds the prestigious Athena SWAN Silver institution award, which recognises our significant record of activity and achievement in promoting gender equality across different disciplines.

As a Disability Confident ‘Committed’ employer, we are striving to ensure that our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible to disabled people. Although the Disability Confident ‘Committed’ level does not guarantee an interview for disabled applicants, we will make reasonable adjustments for disabled applicants during the recruitment process.

The University also holds the Carer Positive ‘Engaged’ employer award, which recognises our commitment to supporting staff with caring responsibilities.

Glasgow Caledonian University are committed signatories to the Armed Forces Covenant.

The University offers a range of benefits including opportunities for professional development, family friendly policies, cycle to work scheme and onsite childcare facilities.

Please note that the appointment will be made on the first point of the salary scale (unless by exception).


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