Job Description

Job Category: Teaching, Research & Scholarship
Vacancy Type: Permanent
Employment Type: Part time
Salary: £35,333 to £40,931
Location: Chelmsford
Ref No: 1844
Closing Date: 11/10/2022


About ARU:

ARU is a global university transforming lives through innovative, inclusive and entrepreneurial education and research. We are ranked in the world’s top 350 HEIs in the 2021 Times Higher Education World University Rankings and in the top ten mainstream universities in the country for the proportion of UK undergraduates in employment 15 months after graduating. We have campuses in Cambridge, Chelmsford, London and Peterborough with around 2,500 staff and 35,000 students from 180 countries. With a focussed civic mission, we are committed to working with others through education, research and knowledge exchange to enhance the economic, cultural and social wellbeing of the communities in which we work and live.

About the Role:

The Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine & Social Care is the largest faculty in the university. Our Faculty constantly pursues innovative approaches to develop and deliver curricula to meet the ever-changing educational needs of the Health and Social Care workforce. The Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine and Social Care offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, including doctoral level studies. Our provision at Chelmsford includes BSc Pre-Registration Nursing (Adult, Child and Mental Health). In addition to this we also have a growing Mental Health Continuing Professional Development portfolio which includes an MSc in Mental Health and a MSc in Children and Adolescent Mental Wellbeing, which is open to students from all settings, including those external to health. Our dynamic approach ensures that our students receive a high quality, research-informed, educational experience, and a sound knowledge of the concepts is essential.

We are now recruiting for a Lecturer Practitioner in Mental Health at our Chelmsford campus. This post will include teaching and support of our post registration Mental Health courses and will assist with the development of our distance learning and campus deliveries. These courses are undertaken by a variety of different professionals and the Lecturer Practitioner will need to be able to adapt to support all students from these different professions.

Educated to at least degree level, you must be a NMC registered nurse and have extensive experience of working in Mental Health areas and advanced practice skills. You will have excellent written and oral communication skills, be IT literate with a sound knowledge of Microsoft Office. You must have the ability to think innovatively and be able to meet deadlines, sometimes under pressure. You will be expected to contribute to curriculum development and work co-operatively and as part of a team. You must have an enthusiastic and flexible approach with good interpersonal and negotiating skills and demonstrate commitment to our values with a willingness to contribute to the collective life of the Faculty.

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