Principal Lecturer and Programme Leader - Advanced Clinical Practice

£51,034 - £60,905
Town/City Hatfield, Hertfordshire AL10 9EU
Payment type Per annum
Region East of England
Contract type Contract unspecified
Closing date
Hours Full-time
Job reference 023619
Type of employer Private provider
Name of employer University of Hertfordshire

Other benefits

The University offers a range of benefits including a pension scheme, professional development, family friendly policies, a fee waiver of 50% for all children of staff under the age of 25 at the start of the course, discounted memberships at the Hertfordshire Sports Village and generous annual leave.

Vacancy details

Main duties & responsibilities

You will lead the recently validated MSc in Advanced Clinical Practice programme (apprenticeship and non-apprenticeship pathways), operationalise the curriculum, and support the development of students in acquiring the knowledge and skills required for Advanced Clinical Practice. Responsibilities of this post will include:

  • The day-to-day management of the programme including, as appropriate, the supervision of any year tutors, module leads, employer liaison and personal tutors.
  • Leading the dissemination of experience and good practice in academic quality, learning, teaching and assessment in the programme.
  • Undertaking module leadership and engaging in learning, teaching and assessment of students.
  • Arranging for the support of students and, where appropriate, counselling individually, particularly with regard to academic progress. 

For a full list of responsibilities and duties please refer to the attached Job Description.

Skills and experience needed

You will have proven knowledge of the requirements for Advanced Clinical Practice and evidence of your own skills in advanced practice. You will have Proven experience in programme and curriculum management, supporting clinical trials and in physical assessment and advanced history taking (in any clinical area). Additionally, Proven experience as an Advanced Clinical Practitioner or other role involving advanced practice is an essential requirement of this role.  Applicants must have strong team working skills, in addition to strong written and verbal communication skills.

Qualifications required

  • Master’s Degree in a relevant subject
  • Registration with a professional or regulatory body (e.g. NMC, HCPC, GPhC)
  • Qualified Teacher if a nurse or Fellowship of Higher Education Academy for AHPs or other professionals

How to apply

For an informal enquiry, please contact either Irene Anderson, Professional Lead, Adult Nursing, on 01707 285 233 or or Dr Julia Warrener, Deputy Dean on 01707 284 695 or 


Closing date: 5 January 2020.


This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 as amended. The University requires that the successful applicant who is offered employment will be subject to a criminal record check from the Disclosure Barring Service before the appointment is confirmed. An Enhanced Disclosure will be required and this will include details of cautions, reprimands or final warnings, as well as convictions. The University of Hertfordshire complies with the ‘Code of Practice for Registered Persons and other recipients of Disclosure Information’.

Overseas applicants and UK applicants who have lived abroad

Successful applicants from overseas will be required to produce a criminal records check, or ‘Certificate of Good Character’, from any country in which they have been resident, consecutively or cumulatively, in the previous 10 years.

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