Senior Lecturer in Operating Department Practice

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

he University of West London (UWL) is ranked the best modern* university (non-specialist) in London in the Complete University Guide 2023.

We were also named University of the Year for Student Experience and Teaching Quality in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023, being described by the editor as “regularly among the top-performing universities” and proving that “it is possible for a London-based institution to achieve outstanding levels of student satisfaction beyond other universities”.

*University status awarded in or after 1992

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.

Salary: £50,897 to £56,764 per annum
We look forward to receiving your application. Link to apply: