Lecturer in Nursing (Welsh language Essential)

Swansea University


Salary: Grade 08 £38,205 – £44,263 per annum pro rata together with USS pension benefits
Fixed term until 30th April 2025
Part time 14 hours per week.
Location: St David’s Park, Carmarthen or Singleton park campus but must be prepared to travel

The School of Health and Social Care draws together the disciplines of health, nursing, midwifery, osteopathy, social care, social policy, and psychology and is the largest provider of health care education in Wales, providing an exciting and dynamic environment in which to study and further an academic or professional career. With over 150 professorial staff, the school’s mission is to conduct high quality international research that meets the needs of the people of south-west Wales and beyond.

The Department of Nursing is a progressive, dynamic, and aspirational part of the School of Health and Social Care and Swansea University. Our goal is to provide the highest quality national and internationally recognised nursing education, research, and innovation.

To deliver its sustainable top 30 position, Swansea University is seeking to appoint a Lecturer with excellence in teaching in the School of Health and Social Care. Based in the Department of Nursing, the successful candidate will make a substantive contribution to the teaching of adult nursing within the school, as well as a contribution to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and supervision across the School. In addition to sharing organisational and academic administrative responsibilities, the appointee will also be expected to work closely with clinical colleagues in Local Health Boards to support students during clinical learning experiences. 

The work of the post-holder will primarily involve students undertaking the pre-registration nursing programmes, and will involve significant contributions to teaching and supporting students on the pre-registration nursing degree programmes through the medium of Welsh. The post-holder will work collaboratively with the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol and the University in adhering to the Welsh language strategy.

The following link provides further information on the benefits of working in Swansea University: http://www.swansea.ac.uk/personnel/new-staff/benefits-of-working-at-swansea/

Essential Criteria

  • Current registration with the NMC (adult, child or mental health).
  • A degree in nursing (adult, child or mental health).
  • Fluent Welsh speaker including reading and written Welsh language
  • A recognised teaching qualification and be working towards HEA Fellowship (Higher Education Academy or willingness to apply for this during probationary period).
  • Excellent knowledge and experience and a clear understanding of issues relating to clinical skills and nursing.
  • The ability to design, deliver and adapt own teaching using appropriate style/method to meet the identified learning objectives across the subject area
  • Evidence of teaching, mentoring or supervising students (in an educational and/or clinical setting)
  • A satisfactory DBS certificate must be provided before a start date can be confirmed

    The University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity in all of its practices and activities. We aim to establish an inclusive environment and welcome diverse applications from the following protected characteristics: age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race (including colour, nationality, ethnic and national origin), religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation.

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