• Lecturer in Health and Social Care (Mental Health) (Internal Only) Rata
  • The Open University in Rata, , Peru
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  • 3 days ago

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Flexible working patterns will be considered.It is anticipated that a hybrid working pattern can be adopted for this role, where the successful candidate can work from home and the office. However, as this role is contractually aligned to one of our offices (either Milton Keynes, Edinburgh, Belfast or Cardiff) it is expected that some attendance in the office will be required when necessary and in response to business needs. We’d expect this to be not more than once a month. There may also be a requirement to occasionally attend meetings in Milton Keynes for academic community and module team meetings.Full time starting salary is £45,585 to £46,974 per annum, with potential progression when in post to £54,395 per annum.Internal candidates already within the salary banding will remain on their current spinal point as per policy.Change your career, change lives.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 Lecturer to join our Mental Health’s team in Health and Social Care.The postholder will be a member of one or more module teams responsible for the production and maintenance of open and distance learning materials that draw on a system of blended teaching and learning. Skills and experience
• A first degree in a subject area of relevance to Health and Social Care.
• A higher degree or equivalent professional experience related to increasing the pursuit of knowledge in health and social care, including mental health
• A background in working in mental health and experience of working in health and social care education, preferably in the HE sector.
• Teaching in health and social care at the Open University involves being a member of one or more module teams responsible for the production and maintenance of open and distance learning materials that draw on a system of blended teaching and learning. You should ideally have some knowledge of technology-enhanced learning.
• A record of research and/or knowledge exchange that is commensurate to the position.

More information can be provided via the below link to the Job Description.If you would like to discuss the application or recruitment process before making an application, please contact Adriana Klaasen at Resourcing Hub on 01908 655544 or [email protected] quoting the reference VRF 21634.What you get in return We have a strong commitment to providing training and development in and beyond your current role. This includes thorough induction into the organisation and regular reviews of your training and development needs.We also offer a great range of benefits that support our employees and their families for the long term. Staff Benefits include an attractive pension proposition and 33 days holiday per annum pro rata, plus Bank Holidays and Christmas closure days.How to applyUnless otherwise stated in the advert, all applications are completed online via the instructions on The OU Job’s page. Applications submitted via 3rd party websites will not be received.Access details for disabled applicants are available from the Resourcing Hub, telephone: 01908 655544, quoting the vacancy reference above.To apply for this role please submit the following as one document.
• CV
• Personal statement, up to 1,000 words, you should set out in your statement why you’re interested in this role and provide examples of where your skills and experience meet the required competencies for this role as detailed in the job and person specification.

Please save your document with the following file name as appropriate to the vacancy you are applying for: reference, surname, forename.You will need to have your documents ready ahead of submitting the electronic application. Please click on the APPLY NOW button below to be redirected to our application page.APPLY NOWYou will receive updates regarding your application from [email protected]. Please ensure this email address is added to your list of trusted senders so it does not go to your junk folder.You can view your application communications on the Candidate portal.Find out more about us and our mission by watching this short video (you will be taken to YouTube by clicking this link).The Open University is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion which is reflected in our mission to be open to people, places, methods and ideas. We aim to foster a diverse and inclusive environment so that all in our OU community can reach their potential. We recognise that different people bring different perspectives, ideas, knowledge, and culture, and that this difference brings great strength. We strive to recruit, retain and develop the careers of a diverse pool of students and staff, and particularly encourage applications from all underrepresented groups. We also aspire to make The Open University a supportive workplace for all through our policies, services, and staff networks
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