Senior Lecturer in Paramedic Science

Opening Date:
23 Mar 2022
Closing Date:
18 Apr 2022
Salary Range:

Senior Lecturer in Paramedic Science
School of Health and Social Work

FTE: 1.0fte (working 37 hours per week)
Duration: Permanent
Salary: UH8 £40,927 to £51,799 pa depending on skills and experience
Location: Hatfield

The school is particularly supportive of applicants who may wish to job share and/ or work part time.
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our friendly and dynamic Paramedic team. You will play an essential role both in the delivery of our educational programmes.

Main duties and responsibilities
We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced HCPC registered Paramedic. You will be responsible for the teaching and assessment of undergraduate/postgraduate Paramedic students at the University, at their placement or place of work. You will utilise current evidence-base to underpin teaching and learning activities. You may participate in development and reviews of programmes including inter-professional developments across the School, and contribute to undergraduate curriculum developments; including development, delivery and teaching on short courses, modules and programmes.
You will contribute to the administration of the School by undertaking additional roles, such as being a module lead, admissions, timetabling or programme support. You will also be expected to undertake and contribute to Paramedic research.

Skills and Experience
You will be an experienced practising Paramedic with the HCPC with recent academic and/or clinical experience in the UK. This post would suit a Paramedic or Paramedic Practitioner with educational experience or wishing to develop a career in this area. You’ll have a breadth of relevant paramedic practice. Your application will demonstrate a sustained interest and knowledge of contemporary Paramedic practice. It is essential that you have good oral and written communication skills and be proficient in the English language. You will demonstrate a willingness to undertake paramedic research and are able to work effectively as part of a team. You will be able to work without close supervision, be organised, take initiative and be self-motivating, and be adaptable to change and flexible in your approach. Being willing to contribute to inter-professional teaching and learning activities, with an interest in evidence-based healthcare is key.

You will hold an honours degree (or equivalent level 6 qualification) in Paramedic Science or equivalent. HCPC registration is essential.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
Our commitment to the University’s Safeguarding Policy, requires that the recruitment of staff in this area, will require the minimum of a Basic DBS Check. In the course of our work and University-led activities, there may be external contractual obligations where a further Enhanced Check is required.

Overseas applicants and UK applicants who have lived abroad
Successful applicants who have lived outside the UK, for 12 months or more (whether continuously or in total), in the last 10 years, will be required to produce a ‘Certificate of Good Character/Conduct’ from each of those countries.

John Talbot Professional Lead 01707284538, or Dr Karen Beeton, Head of Department on 07534 912131,

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