Senior Lecturer (Programme Leader) Occupational Therapy

Opening Date:
23 Jul 2023
Closing Date:
4 Sep 2023
Salary Range:

Would you like the opportunity to be play a pivotal role in the development of Occupational Therapy provision within the School of Nursing & Allied Health at Newman University Birmingham? Do you want to become part of a team with a clear commitment to outstanding education and support for our students and each other? We are seeking an experienced Occupational Therapy educator who is student focussed, approachable and willing to contribute to the development of Newman University Birmingham’s portfolio and vision of Allied Health and Nursing programmes. Candidates should be motivated by designing, delivering and evaluating pre-registration Occupational Therapy programmes, be ready to take on the challenge of being a programme lead, and have an up-to-date knowledge of occupational therapy education, standards for education as well as a wider in-depth knowledge of healthcare policy and practice in a variety of settings. Commitment to creating an inclusive environment where diversity is celebrated, and everyone is afforded equality of opportunity is essential. Applicants will also need to demonstrate that they have either a recognised teaching qualification or HEA fellowship or a willingness to work towards this. Applicants will need to hold current HCPC registration and be committed to maintaining this.

The benefits of working in the School of Nursing & Allied Health at Newman University include:

  • Smaller cohort sizes
  • Single campus facilitating high visibility of staff for students
  • Modern learning and teaching facilities including a brand-new state-of-the-art simulation centre and therapy spaces
  • A clear institutional ethos based on respect for others, social justice and equity

Informal enquiries about this opportunity are very welcome. Please contact Dr Annabel Masson, Head of Subject, Allied Health to discuss the role further.

An application form and further details about this role are available from: or alternatively please e-mail:

Closing date for applications: 4th September 2023
Interview date to be confirmed

Newman University offers a wide range of staff benefits including 35 days annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays (pro rata for part time posts), pension scheme, chaplaincy and spiritual care, library services, free on-site parking, discounted travel scheme, cycle to work scheme, employee assistance programme, occupational health and counselling services and staff development opportunities. Further details of the full range of staff benefits available can be found on our website: or please contact the Human Resources Department.

Newman University is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Newman University is located on Genners Lane, Bartley Green, Birmingham, West Midlands, B32 3NT.