Principal Lecturer in Social Work
Nottingham Trent University
1d ago

Additional Information : Full time. Some weekend, evening work and international travel may be required, subject to the needs of the business.

Are you an academic looking for an innovative and successful university to take your next step? At NTU, we recognize that our greatest strengths lie in the energy, expertise, and experience that our colleagues bring.

This is an exciting time to join the Department of Social Work at Nottingham Trent University as we launch an updated curriculum, reflecting the changing workforce needs of contemporary social work.

We have been recognised as a top 20 provider for Social Work education in the country (Guardian 2018) and have achieved consistently high student satisfaction ratings.

Thanks to our £421million investment in estates and equipment across our three campuses since 2003 / 4, we deliver an inspirational learning environment for both staff and students.

Our research facilities allow us to shape lives and society, which is central to our mission and achievements of our aims.

In the last two years alone, we have achieved TEF Gold in recognition of our outstanding learning and teaching, awarded University of the Year by the Times Higher Education, named The Times and Sunday Times Modern University of the Year and now for the first time we are a top 20 University in the UK Guardian University Guide and received the Queens Award for research.

As Principal Lecturer you will be part of the senior leadership and management team within the Department with direct line management responsibility.

You will be expected to work strategically with a range of social work and social care partners as a key member of the D2N2 Teaching Partnership.

You will support the Head of Department in leading developments and delivery of our Post-Graduate offer including the MA Social Work course and Continuous Professional Framework provision.

You will work alongside, and support, a peer Principal Lecturer with responsibility for the Under-Graduate offer including BA Social Work course and Social Work Apprenticeship Degree (pending approval).

We are seeking an experienced social worker and academic, with a dynamic and socially enterprising approach, who has experience of higher education research and teaching, work-

based / commissioned training and education, and has a deep understanding of the current trends and developments in social work practice and education.

Applications are welcomed from candidates with knowledge of requirements of Social Work education including Professional Capabilities Framework and the HCPC's Standards of Proficiency.

You must hold a Social Work Qualification which could be a HCPC recognised Degree, Dip SW or CQSW.

Closing date 25 October 2019

Interview date to be confirmed

If you have any specific queries in relation to this position, please contact Dr Simon Cauvain, Head of Department, on +44 (0)115 848 4641 or via email simon.cauvain

Successful applicants will usually be appointed to the base of the advertised salary grade, except in justifiable circumstances.

Applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK will be considered alongside other applications. For further information on this please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website

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