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Jill Hendron

PositionLearning Disabilities Lecturer
DepartmentSchool of Nursing and Healthcare Leadership
Feedback HoursTuesday – Thursday only
Telephone01274 236573

Research Interests (key words only)

Safeguarding Adults.

Teaching and Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Learning disability content across the pre-registration programme
  • Safeguarding across pre-registration, Return to Practice and CPD
  • Personal Academic Supervision
  • Communication Skills
  • Student and Patient Safety

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Safeguarding Theme Lead
  • Learning Disability content in pre-registration programme
  • Module  development for new curriculum
  • Developing new preregistration curriculum for nursing with specific responsibility for safeguarding


  • Clinical experience of working in both hospital and community settings with adults with learning disabilities.
  • Worked as a part-time lecturer at Bradford College on the BTEC childcare course
  • Working in nurse education since 2001, as a Learning Disability Lecturer at the University of Bradford

Study History

  • 2015 - Keele University Master of Arts - Safeguarding Adults: Law, Policy and Practice 2016/7 Brown Jacobson Solicitors Prize
  • 2011 - Post Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Practice – University of Bradford
  • 2001 - BSc (Hons) Health Studies – University of Bradford
  • 1999 - Teaching and Assessing in Clinical Practice (ENB 998 – University of Bradford
  • 1998 – Diploma in Higher Education Nursing – University of Hull
  • 1998 - Registered Nurse Learning Disability

Professional History

  • 1999 - Senior Staff Nurse St Anne’s Shelter & Housing Action
  • !998 - Staff Nurse Wakefield & Pontefract Community Health Trust

Professional Activities

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • Professional Workplace Mediator

Research Areas

  • Safeguarding Adults
  • Public Interest Disclosure Act - Healthcare


  • Member of the Learning and Intellectual Disability National Academic Network (LIDNAN)
  • Member of Closing the Gap. Established to help ensure that people with learning disabilities receive the treatment they deserve in mainstream hospital services
  • ESRC Network

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