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Lecturer in Health & Social Care

Job Ref: AS1463 | Applications Close: 27 Jun 2024, 23:59
icon_wallet£25,933 - £34,680 per annum plus £4,000 per annum Shortage Skills Allowance - Lecturer Scale, Points 5-12
icon_calendarPermanent Full year Academic Contract
icon_mappinLancaster & Morecambe College
icon_piechartHealth, Social & Child Care and Business
icon_holiday*37 Days per annum + Bank Holidays and College Closure Days *2 days to be taken on identified dates during the Christmas closure period as notified on the College calendar
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Job Description

Lecturer in Health & Social Care
£25,933 - £34,680 per annum (pro rata for fractional posts), depending on qualifications and experience, 
plus £4,000 per annum Shortage Skills Allowance (pro rata for fractional posts)
Hours per week are negotiable

Lancaster & Morecambe College are seeking a Lecturer in Health and Social Care who can deliver high quality teaching, learning and assessment, and who will provide an excellent learning experience which ensures high achievement for all students. 

The main focus of this role will be to teach and assess in science-based subject areas such as nutrition, healthy living and human body systems. You will deliver courses from Level 2 to Level 4 in the Health and Social Care team, and act as a course manager to specific groups. 

You will have relevant recent vocational experience in the health & social care sector and will be teacher qualified or willing to undertake this training. Support and mentoring are provided for those new to teaching.

Benefits of this post include: membership of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme (employer contribution 28.68%); generous leave entitlement; Cycle to Work scheme; opportunities for continuing professional development; and good staff support services. 

Please note, CVs are not accepted.

Salary Range Lecturer Scale, Points 5-12 £25,933 - £34,680 per annum plus £4,000 per annum Shortage Skills Allowance
Programme Area Health, Social & Child Care and Business  
Hours per Week


Terms of Employment Permanent Full year Academic Contract, 
Annual Leave Entitlement 37 Days* + Bank Holiday entitlement and College Closure Days *2 days to be taken on identified dates during the Christmas closure period as notified on the College calendar
Responsible to Programme Area Manager

All posts are subject to a DBS Disclosure in line with our policy of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of learners

Please note we do not accept CVs, download the LMC application form

Closing date: Thursday, 27th June 2024

Key Tasks / Responsibilities

Job Purpose:  

  • To provide high quality teaching and learning, specifically contributing to the Programme Area’s expertise in Health & Social Care.
  • To support students in reaching their academic and personal goals leading to their positive progression. 

Key Tasks / Responsibilities:

  1. A teaching commitment in line with College policy as agreed annually with the Programme Area Manager and Director of Curriculum and Innovation.  You will plan and deliver teaching/learning programmes (Levels 2 – 4) using a flexible range of engaging strategies to promote learning, taking responsibility for the continual development of own teaching and related curriculum.
  2. Develop learning resources/materials to meet individual learner needs, devise appropriate assignments and learning programmes and maintain records that support the learning experience.
  3. Work within an agreed curriculum framework and to agreed targets/objectives, and contribute to curriculum development activities.
  4. Accurately assess and monitor student work to ensure high achievement and progression. Undertake internal verification, and prepare samples for the external moderation process.
  5. Undertake administrative tasks and complete returns as required by the Programme Area Manager.
  6. Act as a course manager and/or course tutor as appropriate, providing effective tutorial and pastoral support.
  7. Assist with the recruitment, selection and enrolment of students. Take an active part in marketing activities to support recruitment.
  8. Maintain high levels of student retention and achievement.
  9. Visit students whilst they undertake their vocational placement to assess competence.
  10. Provide accurate and timely data and information including registers, withdrawals and transfers, and progress reports.
  11. Manage the behaviour of students.
  12. Accompany and supervise students on educational and training visits if required.
  13. Other duties commensurate with the grade of post as required.

Please note we do not accept CVs, download the LMC application form

Closing date: Thursday, 27th June 2024

College Responsibilites

  • Contribute to the quality improvement process;
  • Work within health and safety guidelines and be aware of your responsibilities for health and safety;
  • Adhere to College policies and procedures;
  • Promote and safeguard the welfare of young persons and vulnerable adults;
  • Value and promote equality, diversity and inclusion;
  • Undertake professional development to ensure skills and qualifications are up to date;
  • Participate in meetings and events as required, e.g. Team meetings, parents’ evenings, etc.
  • Work co-operatively with colleagues and show commitment to the College and its mission.
  • Adhere to Professional Standards for Teachers and Trainers (see The Education & Training Foundation: )
  • Adhere to the College Values: 
    – caring, collaborative and inclusive; 
    Opportunity – accessible, aspirational and transformative

Please note we do not accept CVs, download the LMC application form

Disclosure & Barring Service:  This post is subject to an enhanced DBS Certificate

Skills & Experience Required


Essential - Measured by application form and interview

  • Relevant teaching experience delivering Health and Social Care courses at Levels 3, 4 and 5
  • Substantial recent experience of working within the Health & Social Care sector
  • Awareness of safeguarding legislation, policies and procedures

Desirable - Measured by application form and interview

  • Advice and guidance
  • Knowledge of the Quality Assurance systems related to this curriculum 
  • Experience delivering tutorials / pastoral care to students


Essential - Measured by application form, interview and assessment.* 

  • Degree or vocational qualifications in appropriate subject area
  • Appropriate teaching qualification (or within specified timescale)
  • GCSE Grade C or above in Maths and English (or equivalent L 2)* 

Desirable - Measured by application form, interview and assessment*

  • Basic Skills qualification

*You will be required to undertake a Literacy and/or Numeracy assessment at, or immediately after interview, if you do not have these qualifications or cannot provide the relevant certificates

Skills / Abilities

Essential - Measured by application form and interview

  • Awareness of modern approaches to the delivery of all programmes
  • The ability for sustained hard work and cope with demanding workloads
  • Computer literate
  • The ability to work within a team and as a course manager
  • Ability to network and make links within the community, including employers

Desirable - Measured by application form and interview

  • Understanding of Functional Skills 


Essential - Measured by presentation and interview 

  • An understanding of the needs of students with learning difficulties or disabilities
  • A flexible approach and commitment to the achievement of excellence
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Suitability to work with young people and vulnerable adults 
  • Maintain Continuing Professional Development in line with College guidelines

Please note we do not accept CVs, download the LMC application form

About Us


Lancaster & Morecambe College is a thriving FE College, rated GOOD by Ofsted and justifiably proud of its strong links with our local community. Located between Lancaster and Morecambe, and within commuting distance of Central Lancashire, Cumbria and North Yorkshire, our industry-standard facilities attract colleagues from across the North West.

We are excited to be working in partnership with the Eden Project & local partners to develop the Morecambe Bay Curriculum to meet future employment needs and to utilise our wonderful local landscape as a unique learning resource. 

LMC is a respectful, welcoming safe space to work, learn and thrive with high expectations for all. Valued as a significant local employer, we work hard to provide a supportive, productive and fulfilling working environment for our staff. We are always looking for talented and innovative people to join us.

Staff Benefits & College Facilities

Valued as a significant local employer, we work hard to provide a supportive, productive and fulfilling working environment for our staff. In addition to a friendly team culture and a range of excellent on-site facilities, we offer:

  • Relevant staff training and development and good progression opportunities
  • Defined Benefit Pension Schemes for all staff (Local Government and Teachers' Pensions Schemes)
  • Generous leave entitlement
  • A range of family-friendly and other supportive HR policies
  • FREE College gym membership
  • Dedicated Occupational Health
  • On site The Salon, Restaurant and catering facilities
  • FREE parking
  • Cycle2work, a Government initiative that allows you to make huge Tax and National Insurance savings on the cost of a new bike and safety equipment via a salary sacrifice scheme

Please note we do not accept CVs, download the LMC application form

Apply For this Position

Please download the application form here and email the completed form and a covering letter to

We will process your form once received. Please note that sending a CV will not be accepted or processed.

Thank you.