Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing

Oxford Brookes University


Oxford School of Nursing and Midwifery (Oxford)

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals to join our Mental Health Nursing programme academic team.  This is a 0.8 FTE Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Mental Health Nursing, 1 year Fixed Term contract.

Qualifications required for all posts:

Current NMC registration as a Registered Nurse in the Mental Health field of practice.

For the Lecturer post: teaching experience and a willingness to undertake or evidence of Master’s level study in a health related subject.

In addition

For the Senior Lecturer: a teaching qualification (or equivalent) and a Master’s degree in a health related subject and a willingness to undertake or evidence of doctoral level study in a health related subject.

Experience required for post:

For all posts: A clinical background in nursing and experience in teaching/assessing at pre-registration undergraduate and postgraduate level.  Evidence of supervising and teaching students in practice. Evidence of successfully managing and completing projects in a practice or educational setting. Evidence of research and/or scholarly activity commensurate with the stage of career.

In addition, for the Senior Lecturer post; experience of leadership with teaching and curriculum development in a Higher Education setting is essential.

Overall purpose of all posts:  To deliver high quality education in mental health nursing to pre-qualifying students at undergraduate and postgraduate levels; to supervise undergraduate and postgraduate projects and dissertations; to participate in student recruitment; to support students in clinical placements and liaise with relevant stakeholders where appropriate.

In addition, for the Senior Lecturer post; to supervise students engaged in higher degree work by research.

For informal enquiries about these posts please contact:

Emma Inness, Acting Programme Lead Children’s and Mental Health Nursing [email protected]


Mary Lacy Deputy Programme Lead Children’s and Mental Health Nursing [email protected]

Please make it clear in your application which post and grade you are interested in.

As one of the largest employers in Oxford we pride ourselves in the great experience we offer our staff. You’ll be joining a friendly, professional environment where every member of staff is recognised as important to the success of Oxford Brookes University.  To find out more about the benefits of working for Oxford Brookes please visit: www.brookes.ac.uk/job-vacancies/working-at-brookes.

The University has adopted equality, diversity and inclusion as core values.  We welcome applications from suitably qualified candidates whatever their background, and especially from BAME candidates who are under-represented in our workforce.

Interviews are expected to take place on 5 July 2023.

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