Senior Lecturer in Operating Department Practice

Opening Date:
1 Jun 2023
Closing Date:
18 Jun 2023
Salary Range:

The College of Nursing, Midwifery and Healthcare (CNMH) is the largest School in UWL and a major provider of pre-registration and post-qualifying nursing, midwifery, paramedic, ODP, public health and apprenticeship education in London and Berkshire (undergraduate to doctoral).

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our team as a Senior Lecturer in Operating Department Practice.

Our pre-registration BSc (Hons) Operating Department Practitioner 3 year self-funding and apprenticeship courses (approved by the HCPC) are delivered annually largely from our Paragon House campus in Brentford, West London. Delivery from our campus in Reading, is subject to viable apprenticeship numbers.

In addition, we offer a portfolio of in demand postgraduate courses and continuing professional development opportunities for theatre nurses and qualified ODPs.

You will be registered with the HCPC as an Operating Department Practitioner, hold a Masters degree (or be near to completion) and a teaching qualification.

You will have significant post-qualifying knowledge and clinical experience in operating department practice.

You will develop and deliver learning materials that are contemporary and evidence-based, using innovative teaching and learning methodologies for delivery in the classroom and simulation centres (encompassing VR and immersive rooms). You will support the Course Leader and act as a module leader, personal tutor and link lecturer, providing educational support for practice supervisors and assessors in clinical practice areas.

You will demonstrate effective interpersonal and communication skills to work collaboratively with students, other academics, clinical practitioners, support and technical staff. Essential to this position will be the ability to develop and maintain excellent relationships with healthcare providers in Berkshire and London.

As a member of the academic team, you will actively engage in the development of the professional, academic, research and scholarly profile of operating department practice in the College of Nursing, Midwifery and Healthcare.

We look forward to receiving your application.

How to Apply

To apply click on ‘Apply Online’ and fill out the application form. Further information about the application process can be found here:

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Interview date is to be confirmed.

For informal enquiries about the position please contact Fiona Edwards, Deputy Dean London, 020 8209 4564

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

Please be advised that it is expected that appointment within a grade will normally be at the minimum point.

This post is not available for UWL students.

An Enhanced DBS Certificate is required for this post (to be undertaken upon appointment).

We will intermittently review the applications as part of this open advert, therefore if successful, you will be shortlisted and contacted at any time.
The University of West London reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.