Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Occupational Therapy (Mental Health)

Opening Date:
4 Jul 2023
Closing Date:
23 Jul 2023
Salary Range:

Come and work in London’s newest university interprofessional simulation team, teach some of the most diverse and dynamic health care students and help shape our future East End health care professionals – multiple posts available.

Following the appointment of Vice-Chancellor & President, Professor Amanda Broderick, the university has committed to a mission to advance Industry 4.0 careers and lives, where we expand mental wealth, create careers, build business, and connect communities in East London and beyond through our global gateway. A transformational strategic route-map was recently launched plotting our course to become the pioneering Careers-led university for a changing world, where the future of learning and work is advanced today and potential is realised wherever and whenever it is found.

The range of departments highlights the range of courses on offer within the school and we are proud to work collaboratively with our NHS partners to look at new ways of working. Due to this the school is one of the leading organisations for developing courses that lead to new roles in healthcare. The school is growing currently and will expand with the development of Occupational Therapy, Advanced Clinical Practice and Physicians Associate as well as bespoke CPD courses. We are currently recruiting for our undergraduate Occupational Therapy course which will commence in September 2023 and will run in parallel with our OT apprenticeship course.

At UEL, we work with several local leading trust partners who offer innovative placement experiences that span both physical and mental wealth. The professional programmes at UEL thrive on the supportive partnership relationship with practice partners across the communities of East London and serves to support the health and social care needs of the local population. As well as local partners, UEL has a close relationship with Health Education England and works with the local strategic workforce boards to ensure that programmes at UEL are representative of the local workforce needs.

We invite enthusiastic candidates who are registered with the Health and Care Professions council and hold a relevant degree in Occupational therapy and expertise in mental health Occupational therapy.

The school is based at the Stratford Campus within easy walking distance of the Olympic Park, vibrant Westfield shopping centre and developing east London cultural quarter and has extensive and easy transport links.

Candidates are encouraged to seek further information from:

Niall Fitzpatrick, Course lead (Email: n.fitzpatrick@uel.ac.uk, or Telephone 020 8223 2433)