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Lecturer - Mental Health Nursing Practice

Health Sciences & Wellbeing - School of Nursing and Health Sciences

Location:  Sunderland Campus
Salary:  £33,797 to £40,322 per annum pro rata
By annual incremental progression
Hours per Week:  23
Closing Date:  Wednesday 30 June 2021
Interview Date:  Monday 12 July 2021
Reference:  0100-21
Further details:    Job Description    

At the University of Sunderland the BSc (Hons) Mental Health Nursing Practice programme has gone from strength to strength in the past three years and following the NMC validation of the new curriculum we are offering an opportunity to join a dynamic and enthusiastic team as an academic lecturer.

The role will involve theoretical and practical teaching across all three years of the programme, supported by experienced academics and the extended university team. We offer an outstanding learning environment with simulated mental health ward spaces, the Living Lab, state of the art equipment, along with award winning library and student support. Opportunities for personal development are outstanding and include the Helen McArdle Research Institute which uniquely enables all academics to engage with practice research.

The successful person will have the following:

  • Extensive experience working with student nurses, supporting their learning and practice skills
  • Formal teaching experience is not essential but enthusiasm for learning, teaching skills and how your own experience can enhance student learning is critical to this role
  • Current nursing skills and experience within Mental Health practice, inclining medicine management and complex decision making

Please note this position is part-time, contracted to 23 hours per week.

If you have any questions or require additional information about this role please contact; Gill Maw, Team Leader/Principle Lecturer - Undergraduate Nursing and Paramedic Science on 0191 515 3426 or

Please note that this vacancy is also being advertised to staff eligible for redeployment via the University redeployment portal.  Applicants who are eligible for redeployment will be interviewed before any other external candidates are considered.

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Please note that this role is not eligible for the Skilled Worker Route in accordance with the Home Office Points Based Immigration System. Should you require further information, please visit the Home Office website

The University of Sunderland is proud to be an equal opportunities employer, treating all applicants equally and ensuring recruitment is based on merit. However we particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are underrepresented within the University of Sunderland at this level/in this area.

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