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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Social Work

Vacancy Details

Salary: Grade 7/Grade 8
Job Type: Academic
Closing Date: 02/25/2024
Date Posted: 02/15/2024
Reference: A1473


Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Social Work



Lecturer - Grade 7 - £37,099 - £41,732 per annum

Senior Lecturer – Grade 8 - £42,568 - £53,877 per annum



Oxstalls Campus, Gloucester



Are you an enthusiastic academic with a strong background in Social Work practice?



The School of Health and Social Care is seeking to recruit passionate academic staff for the above post to further develop and deliver flexible, and innovative teaching reflecting current practice within the subject area. You will need a strong practice background as a Social Worker and evidence of working with students as a Practice Educator or with academic experience.


You will be joining a University where Healthcare and Health promotion are part of our everyday business, be it the extensive and accessible wellbeing and research facilities at the purpose-built Oxstalls campus, the range of scholarships on offer for students, or the huge array of social and sports clubs available to our students. Located in the heart of Gloucester, Oxstalls is just 15 minutes’ walk from the city centre, Gloucester quays and Kingsholm rugby stadium Oxstalls is a high-energy campus, where our Health and Social Care students learn alongside other health and social care professions, with the opportunity to train in innovative teaching and clinical spaces.


This offers an exciting opportunity for you to be involved in moving the School forward with its strategic plan to deliver a sustainable Social Work workforce for the region in collaboration with our employer partners.



As a member of the Social Work team you will work closely with the Academic Course Leader and our collaborative partners to deliver the vision for Social Work and Social Care in the University of




An enthusiasm to embrace change, the ability to work well independently and as part of our innovative team and the desire to become involved in the growing research profile of the school are essential.



The School of Health+ will be relocating from its current premises on Oxstalls Campus to the City Campus, a new development for the University that will be a focal point of Gloucester City, and a modern centre for teaching learning and community partnerships.



We particularly welcome applications from candidates with experience in Adult Mental Health Social Work and/ or specialist knowledge of Social Work Law and Policy.


Key requirements


Relevant Social Work Qualification (Degree/DipSw/CQSW)

Registered as a social worker with Social Work England

Demonstrable extensive practice knowledge


Contact Simon Kersey for more information


Key dates:


Closing date: 25th February 2024


Interview date: 7th March 2024





To apply please click on APPLY at the bottom of this page, you will be asked to complete our application form, alternatively, you can submit a CV and Support Statement showcasing how you meet the essential criteria, CVs alone will not be considered. Please see applicant guidance for help and advice on how to complete the application process.



For more information about out benefits and working for the University please click here


The University is committed to building a diverse and inclusive staff community and welcomes applications from currently under-represented sections of our workforce.


We are proud to be a Disability Confident Leader, guaranteeing an interview to everyone who meets the definition of disability set out in the Equality Act 2010 and the essential criteria contained within the person specification.



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