Part-time Staff Tutor (Nursing) Post

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The Open University is the UK’s largest university, a world leader in flexible part-time education combining a mission to widen access to higher education with research excellence, transforming lives through education.

The Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies works across a range of disciplines including education, childhood and youth, health and social care, youth work, social work, languages and applied linguistics, nursing, and sport and fitness; organised as three schools. We work proactively, taking an innovative approach to teaching and learning; develop collaborative and effective partnerships with employers and other institutions; and engage in cutting edge, action oriented and internationally recognised research.

The role

The Open University is recruiting a part time Nursing Staff Tutor in Northern Ireland. The postholder will be a qualified, registered nurse familiar with the context of health, nursing and social care Northern Ireland Practice and Education Council (NIPEC). You will be expected to contribute to the effective management of the Pre-registration Nursing programme in Northern Ireland, working both strategically with sponsoring agencies, employers and NIPEC/NI Government as well as operationally supporting the recruitment and management of associate lecturers and programme tutors. As a full member of academic staff in the Faculty, you will also be expected to contribute to the broader presentation of modules and awards.

Skills and experience

  • A first degree (upper second or higher) or a Post-graduate qualification in a subject area of relevance to nursing, health and/or social care
  • A professional qualification in Nursing and experience in supporting practice learning
  • Current NMC registration and an NMC recordable teaching qualification
  • An understanding of current issues in health, nursing and social care practice and education in Northern Ireland
  • A sound understanding of the needs of adult learners
  • The ability to promote the Faculty's modules, programmes and awards to individuals and corporate customers
  • The skills (i.e. communication, negotiation, administrative and assertiveness) required to develop and maintain local partnerships
  • Good interpersonal, communication (writing reports, emails, auditing documents and presentations), team working and organisational skills
  • More information can be provided via a link to the Job Description.