Lead Practice Educator (Chiropractic)

Opening Date:
15 Feb 2022
Closing Date:
8 Mar 2022
Salary Range:

Lead Practice Educator (Chiropractic)
Full Time, Permanent
Salary: £51,194 – 55,463

AECC University College is a specialist health sciences institution and registered charity, established in 1965, dedicated to providing excellent education, clinical care and applied research. Based in Bournemouth, our campus is in an attractive setting, just a few minutes’ walk from the beach. Building on its proud chiropractic heritage, the University College is on an exciting journey of transformation and growth. We provide a vibrant and positive inter-professional learning and practice environment, within a caring and inclusive community.

About the role
Reporting directly to Chiropractic Clinic Lead, the Lead Practice Educator (Chiropractic) will be responsible for the education and training of chiropractic students in the onsite clinic, and for ensuring excellent and safe patient care. They will be responsible for the quality of the chiropractic clinical placement experience. This is an important and prestigious role within the institution, and the post-holder will help to ensure that the University College continues to provide an internationally-recognised centre of excellence for patient care, chiropractic education and training, and applied research. They will be an important role model to students and colleagues alike, promoting evidenced-based and person-centred care in a multi-professional setting. They will also be open to exploring the role of chiropractic in improving population health as part of an integrated service model.

The role requires working in close partnership with Clinic Tutors, Clinic Operations Manager, colleagues in the School of Chiropractic, other clinical colleagues, professional services staff, students, patients and service users to ensure a culture of openness, shared responsibility and collaboration. There will also be engagement with external stakeholders and a commitment to maintaining awareness of best practice in the delivery and support of student clinical education.

About the person
The post holder will be a registered chiropractor, with substantial post-qualifying clinical experience. They will have experience in and a passion for delivering high quality education and training. They will have a national level profile in the chiropractic profession, gained through clinical, professional and / or educational roles, and a desire to promote the institution’s reputation as an important global leader in this field. They will also have a strong personal commitment to person-centered practice in line with the values of the chiropractic profession and the University College community. They will be a team player who has excellent communication skills and an ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships with a range of stakeholders.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum & Nationality Act 2006.

For an informal discussion please contact Daniel Heritage, Chiropractic Clinic Lead, dheritage@aecc.ac.uk

To apply, please go to https://www.aecc.ac.uk/about/join-the-team/ to view the job description and person specification and complete an online application form. Completed application forms should be submitted by midnight on the closing date.

Closing date: 8th March 2022
Interviews: w/c 21st March 2022