Senior Lecturer in Occupational Therapy

Opening Date:
1 May 2020
Closing Date:
31 May 2020
Salary Range:

Grade: Senior Lecturer (UH8)
37 hours per week (part time, lecturer practitioner and secondments welcome). Permanent

Salary: £40,322 to £51,034 pro rata pa depending on skills and experience
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Lecturer to join our Occupational Therapy team, teaching on the new BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy (Degree Apprenticeship) programme starting in February 2021 (subject to validation).

Main duties/responsibilities
The successful applicant will be expected to participate in teaching, assessment and module management on the programme delivered by the OT team and will in the future have the opportunity to contribute to research. Further duties include:

  1. Participating, as required, in development and reviews of programmes including inter-professional developments across the School.
  2. Liaising with and maintaining good relationships with academic, administrative, technical and practice based colleagues.
  3. Contribute to the interview process for the undergraduate OT programme, which may include attendance at some marketing events

As a Senior Lecturer you will further be expected to contribute to the administration of the School by undertaking additional roles, such as being a module lead and joining teams involved in activities such as admissions, timetabling or programme support. Additionally, at senior lecturer level you will take a lead responsibility for admissions or practice placements and/or timetabling and other programme support.

Skills and experience
We are looking for Occupational Therapists with experience to reflect the breadth of the profession and working across the lifespan You must be an experienced, HPC registered, practising OT with recent practice and/or educational experience in the UK. It is essential that you have good oral and written communication skills and are able to work effectively as part of a team.

Qualifications required
The successful applicant must hold minimum of an Honours degree in OT or related discipline, have a registration with the Health and Care Professions Council and Membership of RCOT. In addition, applicants must hold a Master’s degree or be close to completion of a Master’s degree in a relevant subject or demonstrate substantial occupational therapy experience

For an informal discussion, please contact Dr Karen Beeton, Head of Department on 01707284114 email k.s.beeton@herts.ac.uk or Claire Lancaster, Programme Lead OT email c.lancaster2@herts.ac.uk