Lecturer- Health and Social Sciences

Eastern Colleges Group
Bury St Edmunds [Suffolk]
£29,247 - £38,058 Per Year
26 May 2023 09:27
08 Jun 2023 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Teaching / Lecturing
Health & Social Care / Counselling
Contract Type
Full Time, Part Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College

Lecturer- Health and Social Sciences

We are seeking a Lecturer in Health and Social Sciences, to join an outstanding team in teaching and assessing on a range of programmes including, teaching, and directing courses at Level 1, 2 and Level 3 Diplomas. The successful candidate will have widespread experience in the Health and Social science sector and be able to lead out students forward to great grades and be positive well-rounded individuals to the sector. 

The successful candidate would preferably have experience in teaching, with a background in Health or Psychology/ Sociology. They will ideally be educated to degree level or equivalent and have relevant vocational experience in an appropriate subject area.

West Suffolk College is one of the country’s leading further education and apprenticeship providers. Our apprenticeship results have consistently remained above the national average. We offer many degrees, HNCs and HNDs at our focused and inclusive University Studies Centre. We have around 13,000 students including nearly 2,000 apprentices studying with us.

As a College, our Character Strengths and Mission Statement underpin our expectations of all our students and employees.  Please familiarise yourself with these and incorporate them into your personal statement; this will be of benefit if you are invited to attend for an interview.

This is an opportunity to join a hugely supportive organisation where we value, support and facilitate your professional development, as well as offering many other benefits including an attractive pension scheme, staff wellbeing initiatives and employee assistance.

This College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

For further information please contact our recruitment team at: [email protected]

If you have not heard from a member of the HR Team within 14 working days, please presume your application has not been successful on this occasion. 

Closing Date: Thursday 8th June 2023

Interviews:  Will be held on Thursday 15th June 2023

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, gender, gender reassignment, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age in accordance with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010. 

The College is committed to safeguarding children and safer recruitment practices and will undertake all the required pre-employment checks on the successful candidate including an enhanced DBS Disclosure. 

All data will be processed in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018.  For more information about how we access and use your information please visit our website – www.wsc.ac.uk/privacy-and-terms 

We are passionate about promoting equality of opportunity and creating a working environment where diversity is recognised and celebrated, and everyone has the chance to reach their full potential. Our environment is diverse in character and student population. We particularly welcome applications from candidates from Black Minority Ethnic origin and those with a disability.

Eastern Colleges Group is committed to safeguarding our children and young people/vulnerable adults. We uphold fundamental British Values and expect all our employees to do the same. All appointments are subject to safer recruitment checks, including previous employment checks, online searches and an Enhanced DBS Check.