Practice Educator (2 Posts) (CSS384A)

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KSJ64180
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Hours per Week:
35
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Job description

The School of Health and Social Care is located in the College of Social Science, along with the Schools of Psychology, Sports and Exercise Science, Education, Social and Political Sciences and the Lincoln Law School.

The School offers a range of undergraduate, post-graduate degrees and post qualifying and post registration stand-alone programmes that can contribute to professional Masters Degrees. In excess of 1200 students are currently registered on the School’s programmes. The majority (around 900) are undertaking qualifying programmes towards professional registration, in either Nursing or Social Work, by full or part time mode, and at undergraduate and post graduate levels whilst a further 90 are studying for the vocationally related degree in Health and Social Care. The remaining students are undertaking part time CPD programmes at a post registration, post graduate level in relation to their professional development in Nursing and Social Work.

The School undertakes a broad range of high quality research projects, particularly through the thriving Community and Health Research Unit (CAHRU) and benefits from a variety of collaborations through EU Projects (Erasmus, Erasmus Mundus, Tempus) and other international partnerships.

To support its programmes and associated activities, the School enjoys the services of around 100 academic, technical and professional support staff members. Currently, School members are accommodated in the new Sarah Swift Building.

The successful candidate will join a team committed to enhancing the healthcare workforce with providers across Lincolnshire with the aim of transforming services for the benefit of patients and their families. Practice Educators will work to enhance the student experience through teaching clinical skills and facilitating simulation, as well as supporting students throughout their practice learning experience.

This exciting opportunity has arisen to teach clinical skills in the in the simulated practice environment and support pre-registration nursing students with their experience in practice. The successful candidate will join a team committed to enhancing the healthcare workforce with providers across Lincolnshire and further afield with the aim of transforming services for the benefit of patients and their families. We are looking for candidates who are dynamic, adaptable and innovative and who have excellent communication skills. They must have a ‘can do’ approach and be driven to achieve. They should demonstrate substantive evidence of meeting deadlines and should have attention to detail in all they do. 

Closing Date: 11 Dec 2017
Category: Academic

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