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Placed second in the UK in the Times Highers’ global young universities, we’re focused on building on our strengths and have a number of roles where we are seeking people who can bring fresh perspectives and new ideas.

At the University of Plymouth, you’ll find the space to develop your talents, the freedom to ring the changes and the opportunity to grow as part of our welcoming and inclusive community.

Employing over 3,000 staff, whatever your expertise and ambition, we’ve got a career opportunity to match. From academic, teaching and research positions to technical, management and administrative roles, you’ll find opportunities at every level, across all our campuses.

Our people share a determination to push boundaries, think differently and achieve more. 

As an employee, you’ll play a crucial part in building our impressive reputation in education, innovation and research.

In return, we’ll support, nurture and reward you with generous benefits, from training and development to childcare and flexible working. 

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Lecturer in Prescribing

The School of Nursing and Midwifery at the University of Plymouth is a provider of first class contemporary education, informed by research and innovation. We offer a contemporary and dynamic multi-professional Independent Prescribing course that offers students a robust framework to pursue a career in clinical practice. 

The school is looking for an exceptional individual with experience and enthusiasm for Prescribing to join the existing team as we expand our provision across the Peninsula. We are committed to providing students with innovative and high quality postgraduate programmes that meet the needs of clinicians and service, which prepare the next generation of practitioners across clinical disciplines to deliver high quality, safe, competent and evidenced based practice for their patients.

You should possess appropriate professional qualifications, registration with the NMC is essential, relevant post registration experience as a Prescriber, a higher Degree in health or a related subject, relevant postgraduate qualifications and a teaching qualification (or be willing to work to achieve this).

For an informal discussion please contact Louise Winfield Head of School by email louise.winfield@plymouth.ac.uk or telephone 01752 586501.

This vacancy will involve working with children and/or vulnerable adults and any appointment will be subject a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

This is a full-time position working 37 hours per week on a permanent basis. Job share/part time hours will be considered.

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Our diverse community

Equality and diversity is the glue that holds us together

Welcoming you in. Helping you stay motivated and healthy. Considering your future. We value your contribution to the University and reward you from the outset.

We want healthy, happy, fulfilled employees who love coming to work. That’s why, whether you've just joined us, or have worked with us throughout your career, we offer a raft of incentives and rewards.

Become part of a team where everyone makes a difference, and enjoy a host of valuable benefits designed to enhance your lifestyle at work, and at home.

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