Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Occupational Therapy

Opening Date:
1 Nov 2021
Closing Date:
14 Nov 2021
Salary Range:


Now is an exciting time to join The School of Sport and Health Sciences which is a new School created from two vibrant and popular subject areas in the University.

The School has an established range of pre-registration health courses; Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Podiatry, Paramedic Science, Nursing and Midwifery. Opportunities for interprofessional collaboration in teaching and research are encouraged, the new School links health with the well regarded Sports and Physical Activity courses.

You would be joining our inspiring team of academics focused on the learning and teaching of occupational Therapy on our Apprenticeship, pre- registration BSc and MSc Occupational Therapy courses. There is also an opportunity to contribute to the post registration MSc Health and the Sport and Physical Activity programmes according to expertise. We provide a stimulating learning experience, motivating and inspiring students to become critical thinkers and high-quality professionals.

We are particularly looking to recruit someone with strong experience in occupational therapy with people with physical disability.

In order to be successful in this post you should have:

  • A good (1 or 2:1) relevant degree, in occupational therapy
  • Recent professional experience as a senior occupational therapist, ideally with people with physical and/ or neurological disability
  • Eligibility for HCPC (Health and Care Professions Council) registration as an Occupational Therapist
  • A Higher Education teaching qualification and/or an HEA Fellowship, or willingness to undertake this within the first 12 months
  • Up-to-date, sound knowledge of current developments in health, social care and the range of skills required to teach the subject

If you have a Doctorate and can supervise at this level, you will have opportunities to develop as the university has an active programme for supporting early career researchers.

For informal enquiries please contact Health and Rehabilitation co-Subject Lead, Dr David Haines D.Haines@brighton.ac.uk.

Travel to other university sites will also be required. We welcome applications from candidates seeking to job share.

Interviews are planned for the week commencing 11th October.

The University is committed to an inclusive environment which embraces equality and diversity in our working, learning, research and teaching environment. We particularly encourage applicants from a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) background because the university is underrepresented by BAME staff.