Senior Lecturer in Occupational Therapy

Opening Date:
14 Apr 2022
Closing Date:
13 May 2022
Salary Range:

Senior Lecturer in Occupational Therapy (1.0 FTE)
Full Time, Permanent
Senior Lecturer: £47,381 – 57,172 per annum

AECC University College is a specialist health sciences institution established in 1965, dedicated to excellent education, clinical care and applied research. Building on its proud heritage, the University College is on an exciting journey of transformation and growth. Based in a beautiful location in Bournemouth, Dorset, we provide a vibrant and positive inter-professional learning and practice environment, within a caring and inclusive community. We are seeking exceptional academics to help shape our progressive future who can contribute to our developing programme of educational courses, research and enterprise activities working closely with our prestigious network of partners nationally and internationally. The University College is committed to supporting its staff in pursuing scholarship and research in teaching and discipline-based subject areas.

About the role

Reporting to the Head of School for Rehabilitation, Sport and Psychology, the successful candidate will provide leadership in the delivery of clinical education to occupational therapy students and other health professions students within the School’s portfolio of courses. Duties will include leading the pedagogic development, quality assurance, and implementation of occupational therapy education within the University College. As well as providing leadership in the development and organisation of student placements with external stakeholders and internal service providers. The University College Academic Framework will be under review this year, so there may be further opportunities for a more senior post of up to £65,469 p.a. for a suitable candidate and subject to appropriate consultations.

About the person

We seek an enthusiastic and highly motivated UK registered occupational therapist with experience of working in higher education to join our team. The post holder will have excellent leadership, interpersonal, communication and presentation skills and work in an evidence informed manner with relevant clinical experience, with the ability to also undertake course leadership for the new MSc Occupational Therapy (pre-registration) course.

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to high quality research as part of a group of staff, developing their research skills and co-authoring peer reviewed publications. They must maintain their own development as a regulated healthcare professional and educator and contribute to the enhancement of pre-registration, post-registration and CPD courses within the School’s portfolio.

If you are excited by the opportunity to join AECC University College and help us to realise our ambitious plans, then we look forward to hearing from you.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum & Nationality Act 2006.


To apply, please view the job description and person specification here and then go to to complete an online application form. Completed application forms should be submitted by 9am on the closing date.

Closing date: 13th May 2022
Interviews: 25th May 2022

We welcome applications from all sections of the community and value diversity in our workforce.

This post will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.