Senior Lecturer/Lecturer/Assistant Lecturer- College of Health and Care Professions (Paramedic Science and Operating Department Practice)

Opening Date:
19 Dec 2023
Closing Date:
14 Jan 2024
Salary Range:

The campus provides a modern, vibrant learning environment which houses superb facilities.  Our location at our City South Campus in Edgbaston is home to our Faculty of Health, Education and Life Sciences and in 2022/23 benefitted from a £3.75 million redevelopment of our health care skills hub including a state-of-the-art operating theatre, recovery suite, basic and advanced life support facilities and home simulation room with our Simbulance arriving in spring 2024.

About the Jobs:

New and exciting opportunities have arisen within our Operating Department Practice and/or Paramedic Science course team at Birmingham City University. These opportunities will provide you with the chance to impact on the growth of your profession and the College of Health and Care Professions. You would be joining an already established and dynamic College which supports a diverse academic community, with a track record of delivering excellent education and achieving high graduate employability across our disciplines.

We are seeking innovative, ambitious and inspirational candidates to join our friendly team. The successful candidates will be experienced in any of these areas including Operating Department Practice, Critical Care, Resuscitation Instructors, Paramedic Practice or Prehospital emergency/urgent care. It would be beneficial to have a track record in sharing your knowledge effectively to learners, in teaching or training, through your passion and commitment to education, training, research and high-quality service delivery. We are offering permanent full time positions as well as fixed term part time opportunities for these vacancies.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

The post holder will support teaching and learning activities across Operating Department Practice and Paramedic Science and the wider College using research informed teaching and learning strategies to include design and delivery of skills and simulations, use of Anatomage, professional and academic skills, basic life support and interprofessional learning.  Other responsibilities will include personal tutoring, mentor training, research supervision, providing academic and placement support for students and clinical partners and play an active role in the recruitment of our students.

Applicants must be educated to degree level with a desire to positively impact the student experience. Candidates must be on an appropriate professional register for example HCPC, NMC and have an appropriate degree in a relevant subject area. We are a friendly, supportive and forward-thinking team and would be delighted to discuss this opportunity further with you.

Successful candidates will be supported to develop their professional academic portfolio and research interests; including the opportunity to undertake our highly regarded Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in HE/Academic Professional Apprenticeship and or Masters and Doctoral studies.

We put students at the heart of everything we do, giving them the best opportunities for future success. The University has an enviable reputation for providing quality, student-focused education in a professional and friendly environment. Our superb courses, state-of-the-art facilities, first-rate staff, and focus on practical skills and professional relevance is producing some of the country’s most employable graduates. We are proud of our reputation for excellence and are constantly developing and expanding our range of courses to meet tomorrow’s health care needs today.

It is an exciting era for the professions, and we are keen to become national leaders in the delivery of education for Operating Department Practitioners and Paramedic Science. Candidates are sought that have the energy, passion and ambition to have a noticeable impact in developing Operating Department Practice and Paramedic Science education and interprofessional collaboration.

For further information about this role or for an informal discussion please contact Hannah Abbott or Charlotte Burnside via