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Lecturer (Nursing Adult/Mental Health (Practice based learning)) (5344)

As one of the largest provider of nursing and allied health professionals in the region, we offer a diverse range of award-winning and innovative degree courses. Our work is professionally recognised, accredited and respected. We are proud of our diverse and inclusive learning environment that encourages discussion, debate, shared learning and interdisciplinary co-operation. Our innovative, vibrant programmes reflect our research activity, which enriches and informs the student experience.

This is a unique opportunity to develop your interest in supporting nursing learners in their practice placements. 50% of the post will be working in our newly established Practice Based Learning team in the department of nursing with the remaining 50% focussing on teaching personal student support and scholarship. You will work with the team to provide support to students in practice and also liaise with placement areas to develop high quality student experience in practice –this will be through remote type support but travel to some placement areas may be required. The post holder will work with the department team to strengthen our links with our placement providers and work closely with the Placement Education teams in practice, to quality assure, innovate, and create additional placement capacity, where needed.


The ideal candidate will;

  1. Have a good understanding of supporting the needs of students during their practice-based learning experience
  2. Have experience of working with nursing students using the NMC future nurse assessment standards
  3. Have experience of supporting and assessing nursing students in practice using a UK based practice placement assessment system
  4. Have a good understanding of the quality assurance processes required for practice-based learning and for developing new placement areas
  5. Have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work across multiple providers to ensure a wide range of appropriate high quality learning experiences for students in practice
  6. Has an interest in developing skills in simulation based learning.


To apply:

If you would like to join our people and share our ambition, we would love to hear from you.

Please submit your CV and covering letter via the online portal.


In recognition of staff contributions to the University's achievements during the 2021/2022 academic year, an additional discretionary payment of 2% per annum will be added to your salary until 31/07/23 in order to ensure consistency amongst existing and incoming staff.  This additional 2% will be paid pro rata in equal monthly installments, on top of your salary each month until 31/07/23.

Manchester Metropolitan University is committed to supporting the rights, responsibilities, dignity, health and wellbeing of staff and students through our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.

We promote applications from all sections of the community, irrespective of background, belief or identity, recognising the benefits that a diverse organisation can bring and particularly encourage applications from groups which are underrepresented in the University workforce.

We recognise the benefits and importance of an environment that supports flexible working and are open to conversations about this throughout the application process.

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Manchester Birley Campus
53 Bonsall Street, Manchester, UK, M15 6GX
  • Location:
    Manchester Birley Campus
  • Faculty / Function:
    Health & Education
  • Salary:
    Grade 8 (£37,474 to £43,414) until 31/07/23 an additional 2% will be paid (£38,223 to £44,282)
  • Closing Date:
    16 October 2022
  • Contract Type:
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