Lecturer Operating Department Practice (South West)

Opening Date:
30 Mar 2020
Closing Date:
17 May 2020
Salary Range:

An exciting opportunity exists to join our innovative Operating Department Practice team at Birmingham City University. Successful candidates will play a key role in the delivery of Operating Department Practice programmes delivered as part of our partnership with the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation trust.

The successful candidate will be an experienced practitioner who is able to share their knowledge effectively to learners, through their passion and commitment to education, research and high quality service delivery in the perioperative setting.

You will be expected to play a key role in the teaching and assessment of our pre-registration programme delivery, as well as supporting post-registration programmes and contributing to inter-professional learning opportunities and service user learning initiatives. You will lead and/or contribute to modules in all areas of perioperative practice. You will also be involved in the support of mentors and students at clinical placement sites which will include clinical visits, and therefore experience of supporting pre-registration students within the practice environment is essential.

You must be a registered Operating Department Practitioner or Nurse and hold an academic award specific to the perioperative environment and hold a honours degree. You must be able to demonstrate evidence of on-going post-registration professional development, and support will be given to the successful candidate to develop their personal and professional academic portfolio; including the opportunity to undertake our highly regarded Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in HE.

The Faculty of Health at Birmingham City University is one of the largest centres for health and social care education in the country. We are proud of our reputation for excellence and are constantly developing and expanding our range of courses to meet tomorrow’s health care needs today.

This post is based in Exeter with expected travel to the Birmingham campus.

For an informal chat about the role, please contact Charlotte Burnside at Charlotte.Burnside@bcu.ac.uk.