Occupational Therapy Education Facilitator (fixed-term)

Opening Date:
26 Apr 2024
Closing Date:
19 May 2024
Salary Range:

We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Occupational Therapist to join the Department of Allied Health in the School of Allied Health and Community for a fixed period (until 30.11.2025). You will join a friendly and supportive team of Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Radiographers, and Dieticians, who play key roles in the delivery and ongoing development of the courses in the Department. You should expect to take an active role in teaching and learning in occupational therapy and contributing to the inter-professional philosophy of the School. Responsibilities for the post will include co-creation and delivery of lectures, seminars, group tasks, and practical teaching activities across all year groups.

All our staff work as an inter-professional team, teaching collaboratively across shared and profession-specific modules at all academic levels and you will be expected to share this philosophy. As a student-centred inclusive university, your role will include being a Personal and Academic Tutor, to support and encourage students to achieve their potential. You will also participate in admissions and recruitment events where we work collaboratively with our colleagues in IMPACT, the university service-user group, who support teaching, recruitment, and curriculum development. Candidates are expected to highlight their areas of expertise in practice and how they intend to further this through scholarship and research.


The School of Allied Health and Community offers courses ranging from foundation degrees in various specialties in health and social care, to BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Radiography Dietetics and Social Work and Masters level study in a number of disciplines related to Health and Social Care. The School is also developing a range of new CPD provision. The wider College of Health, Life and Environmental Science has an exceptional reputation for excellence and the appointee will further develop the quality of our provision through strong collaboration with our practice partners.

What’s in it for you?

  • Annual incremental increase up to £36,023, with the opportunity to progress to £39,348
  • Up to 36 days of leave per year (inclusive of bank holidays and University closure days) rising to 41 total days after 5 years’ service
  • Attractive Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Access to a range of benefits including our Staff Retail Benefits Scheme
  • Wellbeing advice and support through our Employee Assistance Programme
  • In-house training and development support
  • A friendly, inclusive and supportive culture and work environment

Informal queries in relation to this role are welcome and should be directed to Debbie Sabbato (PA to the Head of School of Allied Health and Community) via email at D.Sabbato@worc.ac.uk