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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Social Work

School of Health and Social Care

Location:  Lincoln
Salary:   From £33,797 per annum
Please note this post is full time and permanent at 1.0 FTE
Closing Date:   Wednesday 28 April 2021
Interview Date:   Thursday 27 May 2021
Reference:  CSS561A

Senior Lecturer salary from £39,152

Lecturer salary from £33,797

The School of Health and Social Care is seeking to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Social Work to support its expanding provision of social work education and to complement our existing strengths in teaching, research, and professional practice. 

The University of Lincoln has established a reputation as one of the most dynamic, fastest growing universities in the UK. Situated in the heart of a beautiful and historic city it has built an international reputation for the quality of its teaching and research, which is reflected in our Gold award in the national Teaching Excellence Framework. The University of Lincoln has been named as the Modern University of the Year in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021.

Located in the College of Social Science (with the Schools of Psychology, Sports and Exercise Science, Education, Social and Political Sciences and the Lincoln Law School), the School of Health and Social Care offers a well-established range of undergraduate, post-graduate degrees, apprenticeships and post qualifying and post registration stand-alone programmes. The School of Health and Social Care is forward thinking and ambitious with plans to further develop education for health, social care and social work professionals at all academic levels. A significant feature of the School of Health and Social Care is its commitment to interprofessional learning, with cross teaching and collaboration.

We are seeking to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer who is registered social worker, with experience of supporting and developing colleagues and/or students in teaching and learning. They will have a focus on developing and preparing graduates for careers in social work, and for social care, by delivering high quality, student centred learning opportunities to students. They will actively contribute to teaching, research and community engagement in teaching a range of subjects at undergraduate and postgraduate levels utilising blended models and digital learning technologies. Experience of managing social work programmes at university level or leading on curricula development initiatives is also highly desirable. Understanding of the professional requirements for social work and social work education is essential.

We are looking for candidates who are self-motivated, adaptable and innovative and who have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. They must have a confident and resourceful approach and be driven to achieve. They should demonstrate evidence of planning and meeting deadlines and should have attention to detail in all they do. The successful candidate will join and be expected to contribute to an experienced staff group who is committed to enhancing the social and health wellbeing of people, with the opportunity to develop their consultancy and research profile and expectations.

Please note that this post requires a Standard DBS check.

Please note, this role will be remote working during the current lockdown measures, however if these ease, willingness to travel to our Lincoln Campus and on occasion in the wider community may be required.

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