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Lecturer in Social Work Practice (Think Ahead Programme) x 2 (24 months FTC)

Faculty of Professional & Social Sciences

Location:  Hendon
Starting Salary:  £38,206 to £43,887 per annum
Grade:  Grade 7
Contract Type:  Fixed Term - 24 months
FTE:  1
Date Posted:  Tuesday 19 May 2020
Closing Date:  Thursday 11 June 2020
Interview Date:  Monday 22 June 2020
Reference:  HED395
Job Details:    Job Description    

We are seeking to appoint two academic posts to join our growing Social Work Academic Group. Opportunities for the Think Ahead posts is in response to Middlesex University being the Think Ahead (www.thinkahead.org) HEI partner delivering the academic programme (PGDip/MA in Social Work). Whilst the Think Ahead academic posts will be primarily aligned with the Think Ahead programme there will also be opportunities to engage with the wider social work programmes being delivered across the Department including BA/MA and CPD. The Social Work Academic Group is part of the Department of Mental Health and Social Work which is an exciting, multidisciplinary group of academics and technical staff, with three active research centres in the areas of addictions, co-production and transcultural health. Successful candidates will have a proven background in UK social work practice with specialist experience in mental health and academic qualifications at postgraduate level (normally masters or equivalent). You should be able to work collaboratively, and have experience of working with social work students in practice. Ability to deliver high quality teaching and facilitation of learning within a HEI environment and in practice settings; drawing on knowledge across social work including in relation to mental health, adult practice and with children and families. You will be working within a department and school that embraces breadth and depth of research themes and priorities and you will play an active role in supporting research and knowledge transfer activities. As the Think Ahead programme is a national programme, students will be undertaking their practice experience across England and travel to some placement sites will be required by academic staff. 

Please note online CVs will only be accepted in addition to a fully completed online application form.

An enhanced DBS check will be required for these posts. 

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and requires a Disclosure and Barring Service certificate. You are therefore required to disclose details of any criminal record. ALL criminal convictions, cautions, reprimands or final warnings, even if they would otherwise be regarded as spent under this Act must be disclosed, as well as any other information that may have a bearing on your suitability for the post, including pending prosecutions.

The University will apply for a DBS certificate before your appointment is confirmed.

If you wish to discuss the posts in further detail please contact: Edd Carter, Director of Programmes e.carter@mdx.ac.uk or Dr. Lucille Allain, Head of Department L.M.Allain@mdx.ac.uk

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