Lecturer Nursing

Robert Gordon University
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Job Summary

The School of Nursing and Midwifery is a vibrant academic community and the main provider of nursing education in the North East of Scotland. The School is housed in a state of the art building designed to simulate both clinical and community settings providing a stimulating learning environment.

Our vision is to provide dynamic and transformational learning, teaching and research that makes a leading contribution to improving the health and well-being of local, national and global communities. We aim to engage with key partners to develop, deliver and disseminate high quality research that is of value to society, those using health and social care services, and the professions of nursing and midwifery.

A highly motivated individual with knowledge of contemporary nursing practice, you will carry out teaching as designated and contribute to the wider School portfolio which includes undergraduate and postgraduate education, commercialisation, scholarly activity and research. This exciting post carries a high degree of responsibility to promote excellence in learning, teaching and research within the school and in collaboration with other health care professionals.

You should have Masters degree in a relevant subject and also possess a professional qualification with the NMC. You will also have a strong understanding of professional standards.

Our vision is to provide dynamic and transformational learning, teaching and research that makes a leading contribution to improving the health and well-being of local, national and global communities. We aim to engage with key partners to develop, deliver and disseminate high quality research that is of value to society, those using health and social care services, and the professions of nursing and midwifery.


Salary on appointment will be dependent upon experience. Candidates with limited/no lecturing experience will be placed on the first point of the scale, although consideration will be given to a market supplement (reviewed bi-annually) for those with specific industry experience.


This post is subject to the individual being required to join the PVG scheme. For more information visit: http://www.disclosurescotland.co.uk/disclosureinformation/pvgscheme.htm
We would particularly welcome applications from men as they are under-represented in this area of our workforce.


For informal enquiries please contact Neil Johnson, Academic Strategic Lead Student Experience, email: n.johnson@rgu.ac.uk telephone: 01224 262968 or Dr Sheelagh Martindale, Academic Strategic Lead Commercialisation and Internationalisation, email: s.martindale@rgu.ac.uk telephone: 01224 262927.


Closing date: 20 November 2017

Job Description

Responsible to: Academic Strategic Lead, Commercialisation and Internationalisation

Responsible for: No supervisory responsibility

Purpose of Post:

The lecturing role is to predominately be a member of the postgraduate advanced practice team, working within the modules of the MSc Advancing Nursing Practice course. You will also be expected to contribute to the wider School portfolio which includes undergraduate education, commercialisation, scholarly activity and research.

This exciting post carries a high degree of responsibility to promote excellence in advanced practice through innovative teaching, learning and research practice in collaboration with academic and clinical colleagues, across the health and social work professions.

Principal Duties:


Carries out designated teaching (e.g. via lectures, seminars, tutorials, workshops and simulated practice) and assessment duties in areas of expertise or as otherwise required by the Head of School.

Participates in the development and preparation of teaching materials.

Provides tutorial and personal guidance for students.

Supervises undergraduate and postgraduate projects.

Develops and maintains expertise in subject areas.

Participates in subject and course development.

Participates in curriculum development and in particular contributes to the introduction of new methods of teaching, learning and assessment.

Assists in the supervision of students as appropriate during their clinical learning experience.
Promotes and markets the School and its courses to local, national and international clientele.

Person Specification

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

Qualifications and Professional Memberships

Will hold a Masters degree in a relevant Subject/Discipline.
Current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).

Knowledge and Experience

Knowledge of contemporary nursing practice.

Knowledge of professional standards.

DESIRABLE REQUIREMENTS

Qualifications and Professional Memberships

V300 Independent Prescribing Qualification.

PhD; or consideration given to work towards doctorate in a relevant discipline.

PGCert in Teaching and Learning or willing to work towards achieving this.

Knowledge and Experience

Evidence of scholarship and/or research outputs relating to advanced practice e.g. conference presentations or written publications.

Candidates with limited/no lecturing experience can still be considered but will work to the Developing Academic. Full details of both roles can be found in the attached PDF.

Behaviours

Behaviour 1: Communication - Ability to receive, understand and convey information requiring careful explanation and information of a complex or conceptual nature, in a clear and accurate manner

Behaviour 2: Pastoral Care and Welfare - Experience of calming and reassuring those with work/study related problems who may be experiencing distress, dealing with difficult welfare situations or confidential matters and providing support for those in considerable distress or requiring long-term complex support

Behaviour 3: Teaching and Learning Support - Experience of providing standard information or delivering teaching or training, designing content or learning materials within existing frameworks and developing innovative approaches to learning experience and the curriculum

Behaviour 4: Service Delivery - Experience of exploring and adapting a service to meet customers’ expectations and also identifying ways of improving standards

Behaviour 5: Analysis and Research - Experience of identifying or designing data gathering and analytical methods appropriate for each investigation, and producing reports that identify key issues and findings

Behaviour 6: Liaison and Networking - Experience of circulating information in an accurate and timely manner, working across team boundaries to build and strengthen working relationships, leading and developing internal networks to pursue a shared interest and leading and building external networks to enhance the work of the organisation

Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk

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