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Associate Lecturer, Practice Educator, Social Work (Ref:034.2)

Required 0.8 fte until 31/08/2022

We are looking to appoint an appropriately qualified and experienced candidate to complement our existing team with the delivery of our Social Work Apprenticeship Degree programme, particularly by supporting apprentices in their workplaces. You will teach and provide reflective supervision, as well as practice-based assessments of apprentice social worker students. The role will include supporting apprentices’ practice learning needs, organising and supporting practice learning, providing feedback, and liaising with placement providers’ programme leads to ensure the apprentices learning needs are being fully met.

Key responsibilities include quality assurance over apprentice social work placements; providing guidance and support to students.

You will need to hold a degree approved by Social Work England (SWE); experience of working with children and/or adults as a qualified Social Worker in the UK and experience as a qualified Practice Educator. 

Interview date: To be arranged during w/c 20 July 2020

We are actively committed to growing and supporting a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all backgrounds and communities. We particularly welcome applications from black and ethnic minority candidates and from candidates with a disability who are currently under-represented within our workforce. 

We consider flexible working requests for all our vacancies.

Closing date: 
Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 17:00

How to apply:

  1. Read the Guidance Notes and Privacy Notice
  2. Fill in the Application Cover Sheet
  3. Fill in the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form
  4. Attach a curriculum vitae and a covering letter setting out clearly how you meet the essential and desirable criteria for the post

EITHER return them as Word (.doc) or Rich Text Format (.rtf) attachments by email to including the post title and reference number in the email subject heading
OR by post to:

The Human Resource Team
University of Suffolk
Waterfront Building
Neptune Quay
Ipswich IP4 1QJ

After submitting your application, if you have not heard from us before the interview date shown, please assume you have not been shortlisted for interview.

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