Lecturer Health/ Health and Social Care

Job Reference: HSCLecturer/04.2024

Salary: This is a full time role with a full-time equivalent salary of up to £32,348 per annum dependent on qualification and experience.

Working Hours: 33 hours per week over 4 days, working one in four Fridays, 52 weeks per year.

Start date: This role has an expected start date of 19/08/2024.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Lecturer in Health and Social Care to join our Health and Social Care department.

The purpose of the role is to plan and deliver on our new T-Level provision, in Supporting Healthcare-Supporting the Adult Nursing Team, as we expand out T level portfolio of courses within the department. Also to plan, deliver and demonstrate a high-quality professional practice and provide quality teaching, learning and assessment of a variety of levels and courses. Devise action plans and maintain appropriate records.

The successful applicant must have:

  • A professional qualification in Nursing/Health/Health and Social Care to include recent clinical skills.
  • Evidence of recent clinical practice.
  • The ability to work as a member of a team
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to motivate students
  • Good administration skills

The roles main duties include:

  1. Planning and delivering the Health T Level, Supporting Healthcare – Supporting the Adult Nursing Team
  2. Planning, teaching, delivering, and assessing, Health and Social Care courses, including level 1 to level 3 to support progression.
  3. Planning and delivering subjects linked to Health and Social Care including Anatomy and Physiology, Public Health, Infection control and academic research.
  4. Taking responsibility for specific areas of work within the curriculum area.
  5. Providing tutorial support and guidance to students both in the college and while they are in the workplace or on industry placement.
  6. Providing guidance to students including tutorial work, transition, and progression planning.
  7.  Liaising with external bodies, partner agencies and employers to support the development of the curriculum.
  8. Being an effective member of relevant course teams and to work closely with other teams within the curriculum areas.
  9. Carrying out administrative duties associated with teaching, learning and assessment including maintenance of registers, schemes of work, assessments, reports, course records within established deadlines.
  10. Ensuring safe working practices are observed by yourself and others including students for whom you are responsible.
  11. Providing timely returns or reports as requested by the Head of Curriculum.
  12. Assisting in the recruitment of students, including interviewing and enrolment and in the marketing of the College provision through attendance at Careers Conventions, Open Days, and other promotional events.
  13. Assisting in the development of curriculum support materials.
  14. Assisting with activities related to the programmes of study (e.g. residential, work experience / placements and cross-college work) as required.

This role requires you to engage in regulatory activity in the FE sector. The full definition of regulatory activity is set out in the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006 as amended by the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012. Regulated activity includes teaching, instructing, caring for or supervising children if the person is unsupervised.

Fancy a 4-day working week*?

Grantham College operate a 4-day working week. Staff benefit from a reduction in working hours with full pay. You will work core hours (based on a full-time equivalent contract) of Monday to Thursday, working a Friday morning once a month. 

Grantham College experience positive benefits from the 4-day week, including improvement to staff wellbeing and morale. We have also seen benefits in terms of reduced staff turnover leading to greater consistency of performance for our students and apprentices. The number of staff sickness absence days has reduced alongside the energy usage for the college and therefore its carbon emissions. We have also seen improvements in key quality indicators such as student attendance and retention and we are confident this will feed through into improved achievement rates and more positive outcomes for our students.

What we offer you in return:

  • An excellent pension scheme :
    • Teachers’ Pension: Employer Contribution 23.68%
    • Local Government: Employer Contribution 24.5% 
  • A continued professional development programme of up to £750 per academic year
  • In addition to the 8 Bank Holidays a year, a generous annual leave allowance of:
    • 7.4 Weeks for Academic employees,
    • 5 Weeks for Support employees, this will increase to 5.8 weeks, after 5 years’ service
  • Generous occupational sick pay scheme after one years service
  • Family friendly policies, including up to 5 paid occasions for time off for dependants within a 12 month period, after the first year of service
  • Up to Five college closure days in December in addition to annual leave

The closing date for all applications will be Sunday 09 June 2024.   

Please note that due to the volume of applications we receive we will only be able to contact candidates who have been selected for interview. You are welcome to download a full application pack and return your completed application to hrapplications@grantham.ac.uk  
Please note that we do not accept CV’s by way of application or online application via other websites, you must complete a Grantham College application form. Grantham College are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. All employment offers are subject to a self-funded satisfactory enhanced DBS check. The successful applicant will have a deduction of £44 taken from payroll. We are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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