Coach in Practice (Social Work)


This exciting Coach in Practice post will provide the opportunity for the right person to work in an expanding Social Work and Social Care team at the University of Gloucestershire. If you are passionate and confident in your ability to transfer knowledge to pre-registration students in both a practice and classroom setting, then this is the role for you. The successful applicant will work closely with the Social Work and Social Care team, University placement team, and our various local partners to ensure the curriculum reflects contemporary practice and policy, and ensure best practice is reflected in the student’s education.

This role offers the opportunity to use a coaching approach to supporting students and supervisors in practice and contribute to the development of new and existing placement areas. You will work closely with the Academic Subject Leaders, strategic placement lead, placement coordinators and our collaborative partners to deliver the vision for social work education in Gloucestershire. There is a requirement that the successful candidate will be a registered social workers and hold a formal teaching qualification or be willing to work towards the University’s Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice.

For an informal discussion please contact Nick Oxlade, strategic lead for placements and partnerships: [email protected]

Closing Date: Sunday 14 February 2021 

Interview Date: Friday 26 February 2021

The University understands the benefits of recruiting a diverse range of people and we select the best possible on merit alone.  We welcome applications from under-represented sections of the community.

We are proud to be a Disability Confident Leader, guaranteeing to offer an interview to anyone who meets the definition of disability set out in the Equality Act 2010 and who meets all of the essential criteria contained within the person specification.

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