Senior Lecturer in Social Work

£19,416 - £24,574 pro rata
07 Feb 2018
01 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Part Time


Senior Lecturer in Social Work (two part-time posts are available)

Fixed term until 31 march 2020

£19,416 - £24,574 (pro rata as part time)

The Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences – Department of Health and Social Sciences is seeking to appoint two Senior Lecturers in Social Work to join their faculty on a part-time and fixed term basis. This is an exciting opportunity to join an expanding subject area designing and delivering Post Qualifying Social Work CPD modules in Cornwall.

Post 1 - will require you to have a specialist knowledge in Children and Families.

Post 2 - will require you to have a specialist knowledge in Adult Care.

The opportunity will enable you to contribute to the wider teaching within the subject area and to develop your own research and scholarly interests.

Working within the Social Work subject group you will contribute to teaching research and CPD as appropriate. The main responsibilities will include:

• To undertake design and module leadership Social Work CPD modules relating to either Children and Families or Adult Care.

• To undertake design and module leadership of Social Work CPD modules relating to practice learning or leadership and management.

• Work in partnership with the wider academic team, professional practice office and partner agencies.

• Work across a range of geographic locations including Bristol and Cornwall, with the majority of the work being undertaken in Cornwall.

You will:

• Be educated to Masters level in Social Work related social sciences.

• Have experience of teaching and assessment in higher education.

• Have an understanding of current debates and ideas within Social Work.

• Have familiarity with Social Work subject benchmarks.

• Be registered as a Social Worker with the HCPC.

Both posts require an enhanced DBS clearance. These posts are not available on a job share basis.

Other benefits, in addition to salary:

• A generous holiday allowance of pro rata to 35 days.

• Up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year in addition;

• Flexible working;

• Excellent defined benefit pension schemes;

• Option to participate in the cycle to work scheme;

• Family friendly policies;

• Option to purchase childcare vouchers.

We're a dynamic and modern university proudly responsible for preparing 27,000 students from 140 countries to take their next steps.  With strong global and local connections, we offer an inspiring, diverse work environment where you can develop your skills and experience alongside over 3,000 staff members passionate about higher education.

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Closing date: 1 March 2018.

UWE is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity to create an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who share our ambition to be a university recognised for the success and impact of our practice-oriented programmes; our strong industry networks and our inclusive global outlook.

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