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Health & Social Care Lecturer

Application deadline
May 6, 2024 10:00 pm
Health, Early Years and Education
Employment type
37 Hours per Week 52.14 Weeks per year
Telford College - Wellington, Telford
£26,955 - £40,442 (Depending on Experience)
Reporting to
Learner Manager of Health, Early Years & Education
Potential interview date
Vacancy reference
About the role

We have an exciting vacancy for a Health & Social Care Lecturer in our ever expanding Health & Science Department

Telford College has invested £430,000 in the creation of a new Clinical Skills Centre onsite, to be used by all students including T-Level health students.

It gives them experience of a realistic clinical environment and includes two ‘skills rooms’ – a four-bed hospital ward, and a two-bed maternity environment.

This is an exciting opportunity to deliver outstanding Health and Social Care provision on a variety of courses within health and social care in industry standard facilities. The college has excellent relationships with the local NHS and other providers. Health is a growth area with the introduction of T-Levels and the new Higher Technical Qualification. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced or newly qualified health and social care lecturer, or we would welcome applicants with industry experience such as nursing as support through teacher training will be offered

Key Responsibilities
  • Deliver and teach health and social care related modules across level 1-5, to Health and Social Care learners to agreed success targets.
  • Work with the teaching team and NHS colleagues to develop new courses based on sector demand, including T levels and BTEC.
  • Regularly review and monitor the attendance and progress of learners and follow up as required to ensure learners achieve their targets.
  • Provide assignment and assessment material appropriate to each specific programme.
  • Evaluate and assess (formative and summative) the work of learners in relation to the curriculum criteria and provide timely constructive and helpful learner feedback.
  • Maintain quality systems related to the teaching of Health and Social Care related modules including designing work schemes, lesson plans, assessment plans and assessment activities.
  • Contribute to the internal quality assurance process and assist in the preparation for external quality assurance.
  • Attend curriculum meetings and contribute to the continual quality improvement mechanisms (e.g. maintenance of course files, timely updating of ILPs on ProMonitor).
  • Actively develop and use new technology in teaching, learning and assessment.
Skills, knowledge and expertise

Qualifications and training

  • Teaching qualification, e.g. Cert Ed, PGCE or DTLLs, or a firm commitment to achieve a Diploma in Education and Training (DET).
  • Degree or equivalent in a Health and Social Care related area.
  • Level 2 qualification (GCSE A* – C, or equivalent) in maths and English or a willingness to attain these qualifications with the support of the College.

Skills and expertise

  • Experience of T Level delivery (Desirable)
  • Successful experience of teaching or training within health and social care.
  • Registered with the NMC or HCPC or other relevant vocational experience in the health and social care sector. (Desirable)
  • Experience of working effectively with a wide range of learners with broad starting points, levels of achievement and SEND.
  • Experience of delivering Higher Education. (Desirable)
How to Apply

We look forward to receiving your application and knowing more about your qualifications, skills, personal qualities and experience that you would bring to the role and to Telford College. Please take time to review the job description.

Please complete the online application form with details of your full employment history (since leaving school, including education, employment and voluntary work) including reasons for any gaps in employment. This should also include a statement of the personal qualities and experience you believe are relevant to your suitability for the post and how this meets the job description and person specification requirements. Your application form will be re-produced in a standard format by the system (without personal identifiers) to assist us in our anonymised shortlisting process.

Under Section 7 of SVGA 2006 it is an offence to apply for the role if the applicant is barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. The college’s safeguarding policies are available here. Under KCSIE (keeping children safe in education) guidance the college is committed to all pre-employment safeguarding checks, including online checks and candidate history. Therefore, please note upon clicking to apply you agree for these checks to be completed.