Programme Leader Specialist Community Nursing and Specialist Community Public Health Nursing

University of Hertfordshire

Post: Programme LeaderSpecialist Community Nursing and Specialist Community Public Health Nursing

SBU: School of Health and Social Work/Department of Nursing, Health and Wellbeing 

FTE: 1.0 FTE (working 37 hours per week)

Duration of Contract: Permanent post

Salary:  UH9 £54,421 pa to £64,946 pa depending on skills and experience

Annual leave: 35 days  plus standard public holidays and an additional 4 days including closure of the University between Christmas and New Year

Location: University of Hertfordshire, College Lane Campus (some teaching at Meridian House and de Havilland sites), Hatfield

The School of Health and Social Work at the University of Hertfordshire has a long-established reputation as a centre for excellence for healthcare education. Our vision is to transform lives through our education, research and community engagement activities. This is an exciting opportunity to join the School as a Programme Leader for Specialist Community Nursing and Specialist Community Public Health Nursing Programmes within the Primary Care Team, joining a supportive and friendly academic team.

Main duties & responsibilities

The Programme Leader, Specialist Community Nursing and Specialist Community Public Health Nursing is to the lead on the strategic development and operational delivery of our well-established post registration delivery of health visiting, school nursing, community children’s nursing, district nursing and general practice nursing.  You should have a strong commitment to developing and maintaining relationships with external partners and other stakeholders.

Skills and experience needed

Your teaching approach should be flexible, student focussed, and research informed, and you should possess excellent interpersonal skills. Previous experience of teaching within a higher education institution is essential. Demonstration of module/ programme leadership is desirable. You will have current knowledge of NMC requirements for specialist community nursing and specialist community public health nursing. You will have an awareness of the requirements for Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education and Ofsted.  You will be able to demonstrate evidence of leadership, teamworking and working autonomously as well as having excellent written and verbal communication skills. Experience of successful partnership working with practice partners and students is essential.

Qualifications required

You must have live registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council as a nurse or midwife in addition you should either hold current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery council as a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse or a recordable qualification with the Nursing and Midwifery Council as a Specialist Community Nurse. You will hold a master’s degree or a Level 7 qualification such as a PgDip.  Commitment to doctoral study is desirable.

Please view the job description and person specification for a full list of the duties and essential criteria.Please attach a personal statement showing clearly how your skills and experience match the Person Specification.

An appointment to this role may require an Academic Technology Approval Scheme (ATAS) certificate

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)

Our commitment to the University’s Safeguarding Policy, requires that the recruitment of staff in this area, will require the minimum of a Basic DBS Check. In the course of our work and University-led activities, there may be external contractual obligations where a further Enhanced Check is required.

DBS checks may require renewal in line with policy.

Overseas applicants and UK applicants who have lived abroad

Successful applicants who have lived outside the UK, for 12 months or more (whether continuously or in total), in the last 10 years, will be required to produce a ‘Certificate of Good Character/Conduct’ from each of those countries.

Contact Details/Informal Enquiries

Theresa Titchener, Professional Lead, Primary Care, School of Health and Social Work, [email protected]   Mobile: 07976852518

Closing Date: 21 June 2023

Interview Date:  To be advised

Reference number: 050895

Date advert placed: 24 May 2023

Our vision at the University of Hertfordshire is to transform lives and we are committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in line with the University’s Race Equality Charter Bronze award and the School of Health and Social Work’s Athena SWAN Silver award. We are a Disability Confident committed and equal opportunities employer, and we welcome applications from individuals who identify as male and from BAME candidates, as these groups are currently under-represented in the senior academic team.

We offer a range of employee benefits including generous annual leave, flexible location opportunities within the UK, discounted Sports Village memberships, personal and professional development and family-friendly policies. #GoHerts

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