Lecturer – Operating Department Practice (ODP) – Part time (0.6FTE)/Open-Ended

Opening Date:
26 Nov 2014
Closing Date:
11 Dec 2014
Salary Range:

Glasgow Caledonian University is the sole provider of pre-registration Operating Department Practice (ODP) education in Scotland and has established a reputation for producing high calibre graduates who are ‘theatre ready’. It is also one of the few ODP undergraduate degree programmes available in the United Kingdom. The BSc Operating Department Practice has strong links with partner NHS Boards and 100% employment following completion of programme.

The Department of Nursing and Community Health is seeking to appoint one part time (0.6fte) Lecturer in ODP to join a team providing input to the undergraduate course and post registration perioperative modules. You would be joining a department that offers an extensive range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and has established partnerships and collaboration with the wide range of expertise and professions working across the university, as well as local health and third sector organisations.

It is essential that you have current registration with HCPC as an Operating Department Practitioner, a Degree in a relevant area and evidence of current clinical competence and expertise in perioperative practice.

The School of Health and Life Sciences promotes the development of practice academic careers (see http://www.gcu.ac.uk/hls/aboutus/practiceacademiccareers/). We would therefore welcome expressions of interest from candidates who wish to develop a practice/clinical academic role or job share in relation to these posts.

If you wish to know more about this role or for an informal discussion please feel free to contact Claire Lewsey, Programme Lead on 0141331 8345, Claire.lewsey@gcu.ac.uk or Theresa Price, Assistant Head of Department on 0141 331 8786. t.price@gcu.ac.uk

Due to the nature of this role, we are unable to sponsor individuals under the Tier 2 PBS route. Applicants must therefore have the continued right to live and work in the United Kingdom, for the duration of the contract, to app