Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy (Musculoskeletal)

Opening Date:
12 Nov 2021
Closing Date:
28 Nov 2021
Salary Range:

SBU/Department: School of Health and Social Work

FTE: 0.4 fte (working 14.8 hours per week)
Duration of Contract: Fixed term Contract: 1x 12 months, 1x 6 months
Salary: UH8 £40,927 to £51,799 pa pro rata depending on skills and experience
Location: College Lane Campus, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield

Main duties and responsibilities
We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced HCPC registered Physiotherapist. You will be responsible for the teaching and assessment of undergraduate/postgraduate Physiotherapy students at the University.

You will utilise the 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 pre or post registration curriculum developments helping to shape or lead modules as required.

You will contribute to the administration of the School by undertaking additional roles, such as module lead or programme support. You will also be expected to undertake and contribute to Physiotherapy research where relevant.

You will liaise with and maintain good relationships with colleagues across the School and University.

Skills and Experience

  • You will be an experienced Physiotherapist with HCPC registration. The post would suit a Physiotherapist with educational experience or those wishing to further develop experience in this area.
  • You will have a breadth of relevant physiotherapy practice in the musculoskeletal field and interest in musculoskeletal research.
  • Your application will demonstrate a sustained interest and knowledge of contemporary musculoskeletal Physiotherapy practice and 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 support physiotherapy research and be 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.
  • You must be willing to contribute to inter-professional teaching and learning activities, with an interest in evidence-based healthcare.

Qualifications required
The successful applicant will hold an honours degree in (or equivalent level 6 qualification) in physiotherapy and hold a Master’s degree or be close to completing a Master’s degree in a relevant subject or demonstrate substantial clinical experience. It is essential that you are HCPC registered.

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.

Contact Details: Prof Karen Beeton
Closing date: 28 November 2021
Interview date: TBC
Reference number: 037497
Date advert placed: 12 November 2021

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