Senior Lecturer – Operating Department Practice

Opening Date:
22 May 2023
Closing Date:
19 Jun 2023
Salary Range:

The University of Bolton is a “Teaching Intensive, Research Informed” higher education institution whose distinctive high quality, student-focused, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes attract students from all over the world. Our staff are at the heart of everything we do: they are highly qualified and experienced in their fields, supporting their teaching practice by carrying out quality research and engaging in continuous professional development. Staff pride themselves on being outstanding professionals that provide excellent teaching, learning and applied research and support in the provision of custom-designed, industry led courses in numerous subject areas.

The key duties of the role holder will be to contribute to programme leadership, development and delivery of the Operating Department Practice (ODP) programme(s). Essential to this position will be the ability to cultivate and maintain excellent relationships with healthcare providers.

The role holder will contribute to curriculum development, teaching and assessment across all ODP discipline subjects, in addition to perioperative CPD delivery, recruitment, retention and marketing activities. HCPC registration is an essential requirement of this role, in addition to a first degree and teaching qualification. NMC registrants with relevant experience will be considered.

We are particularly interested in candidates from an academic background, with extensive knowledge and experience in operating department practice and higher education. Successful candidates will demonstrate a comprehensive awareness of current developments and challenges within ODP practice, education and training, with particular insight into the ODP apprenticeship provision.

Successful candidates will hold a postgraduate qualification in a relevant subject area and be willing to complete a PhD/ Professional doctorate in a specified time frame.

For an informal chat about the various opportunities please contact Simon Booth, Employee Experience & Resourcing Officer on 01204 903503 or