Lecturer in Physiotherapy (Neurology), School of Health and Social Work

Opening Date:
1 Dec 2020
Closing Date:
4 Jan 2021
Salary Range:

FTE: 0.8fte working 29.6 hours per week
Duration of Contract: Permanent
Salary: UH7 £33,797 to £40,322 pa pro rata depending on skills and experience
Location: College Lane Campus, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield

The school is particularly supportive of applicants who may wish to job share and or work part time

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our friendly and dynamic Physiotherapy team within the School of Health and Social Work. You will play an essential role both in the delivery of our educational programmes and supporting students gaining the skills to succeed.

Main duties and responsibilities
We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced HCPC registered Physiotherapist. You will be responsible for the teaching and assessment of undergraduate Physiotherapy students at the University and support them whilst they are on their practice placement. You will utilise current evidence-base to underpin teaching and learning activities. You may participate in development and reviews of programmes including inter-professional developments across the School and contribute to undergraduate curriculum developments.

You will contribute to the administration of the School by undertaking additional roles, such as joining teams involved in admissions, timetabling or programme support. You will also be expected to undertake and contribute to Physiotherapy research where relevant.

You will liaise with and maintain good relationships with colleagues across the School and University.

Skills and Experience
You will be an experienced practising Physiotherapist with the HCPC, and this post would suit a Physiotherapist with educational experience or wishing to develop a career in this area. You will have a breadth of relevant physiotherapy practice and a specialist interest in neurological rehabilitation.

Your application will demonstrate a sustained interest and knowledge of contemporary Physiotherapy practice and it is essential that you have good oral and written communication skills and be proficient in the English language. You will demonstrate a willingness to support physiotherapy research and are able to work effectively as part of a team. You will be able to work without close supervision, be organised, take initiative and be self-motivating, and be adaptable to change and flexible in your approach. Being willing to contribute to inter-professional teaching and learning activities, with an interest in evidence-based healthcare is key.

Qualifications required
The successful applicant will hold an honours degree in (or equivalent level 6 qualification) in physiotherapy. It is essential that you are HCPC registered.

Contact Details/Informal Enquiries: For an informal discussion about the post, please contact: