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Work-based learning Tutor (Nursing) (4067)

The Department of Nursing is recruiting two WBL tutors, on a full-time basis for 2 years fixed term.  You will be required to support work across our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes to work with practice colleagues and support students in completing their practice placements towards qualification as a registered nurse.


About the role:

As one of the largest providers 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.

The Department of Nursing offer a range of education programmes at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.  These include programmes leading to registration with the Nursing Midwifery Council (NMC) in Adult Nursing and Mental health Nursing, and a suite of postgraduate/post-registration programmes in Nnursing and health related disciplines.  Our research and knowledge exchange activities focus on healthcare practice, education and policy and underpins our departmental core values of evidence based practice.


About you:

WBL tutors are required to support and enhance the student experience on work-based placements, whilst actively participating in departmental activities. The post-holder will be required to build capacity and develop new and innovative placement opportunities for Nursing students. The post-holder will be required to work closely with t the academic and support teams, practitioners and other professionals across the wider health and social care sector.

You will demonstrate excellent oral and written competencies, interpersonal skills and a willingness to work in interdisciplinary teams. The post-holder should also have considerable knowledge and practice experience of working in Nursing. You should have a good first degree in a related subject (Nursing or Allied Health Professions) with relevant experience of supporting students in work-based learning. You must be a qualified and registered nurse on the NMC register or a HCPC registered Allied Health Professional.



2 years contract, 35 hours per week


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 our application portal. 

Informal enquiries to discuss this role are welcomed and may be made to Deborah O'Connor, Faculty Lead for Work-based learning and employability,


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 7 (£31,406 to £35,326)
  • Closing Date:
    26 October 2021
  • Contract Type:
    fixed term
  • Contracted Hours per week:
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