University of Worcester

University of Worcester

Associate Lecturer in Allied Health

Associate Lecturer in Allied Health Allied Health Location: St John's Campus

Post Type: Hourly Paid Hourly Rate: £48.08 per hour inc preparation, marking & course administration incl. £8.67 per hour holiday pay Contract Type: Temporary Advertised On: Friday 03 May 2024 Closing Date: Sunday 26 May 2024 Interview Date: Monday 10 June 2024 Reference: SAHC2415

We are looking for enthusiastic and experienced Associate Lecturers with a background in Radiography, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy or Dietetics to support teaching and learning on our new BSc Nutrition and Dietetics course and our existing BSc Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy and Radiography courses in the School of Allied Health and Community. You will join a friendly and supportive team of physiotherapists, occupational therapists, dieticians and radiographers who play key roles in the delivery and on-going development of courses across the School. Responsibilities for the post will include teaching or marking assignments on the BSc and MSc (pre-reg) Allied Health courses.

All staff across the School work as an inter-professional team, teaching collaboratively across shared and profession specific modules at all academic levels and you will be expected to share this philosophy.

Selection Process:

Short-listed candidates invited to interview will be asked to deliver a 10-minute presentation, followed by a formal interview process. The topic will consider teaching ‘Evidence-Based Practice education for healthcare professions', aimed at Level 4 students.

Background

The School of Allied Health and Community offers courses ranging from foundation degrees in various specialties in health and social care, to BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Paramedic Science and Social Work, and Master's level study in a number of disciplines related to Health and Social Care. The School is also developing a range of new CPD provision. The wider College of Health, Life and Environmental Science has an exceptional reputation for excellence and the appointee will further develop the quality of our provision through strong collaboration with our practice partners.

NB. If you are successful at interview, you will be invited to join a pool of sessional lecturers and we will contact you if suitable work becomes available. We are not able to guarantee employment as it will be subject to student numbers. The number of hours available might only be a few hours per week. If you have any queries regarding this please discuss it with us at interview.

Informal queries in relation to this role are welcome and should be directed to Debbie Sabbato (PA to the Head of School of Allied Health and Community) via email at [email protected]

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Title

Associate Lecturer in Allied Health

Employer

University of Worcester

Location

United Kingdom

Published

May 03, 2024

Application deadline

May 26, 2024

Job type

Lecturer

Field

Biology,Medicine,Social Science

About the employer

The University of Worcester was established in 1948 as Worcester Emergency Teacher Training College. The institution was renamed as Worcester Teacher Training College and again as Worcester College of Higher Education in 1976. In the 1970s, the Council for National Academic Awards (CNAA) granted validation to the degrees conferred by the college. The college acquired Herefordshire and Worcestershire College of Nursing and Midwifery in 1995. In 1997, the degree-awarding powers of the institution were affirmed by the Privy Council and its name was changed to University College Worcester. The institution received the status of a university in 2005 and was given its current name. In 2010, the university was given the power of awarding research degrees by the HM Privy Council.

The university has four sprawling campuses scattered across Worcester in the UK. St John's Campus is the site of the university's establishment and houses several residence halls, teaching spaces and sports facilities. The campus is home to the University's National Pollen, Aerobiology Research Unit and Worcester Students' Union. It also includes various facilities like Drama Studio, a multigym, Digital Arts Centre, a sports hall and AstroTurf pitches. Situated at Worcester City Centre, the university's City Campus houses the McClelland Health and Wellbeing Centre, Worcester Business School, Jenny Lind building and the Hive library. Located along a riverbank, the university's Severn Campus features modern study facilities, performance analysis suites, dance studios and the University's Arena. The Lakeside Campus serves as an activity and outdoor learning centre.

Consisting of nine academic schools, the University of Worcester offers numerous full-time and part-time UG and PG programmes in various fields of education like arts, sciences, humanities, education, nursing, psychology, allied health, environment, sports business, law, maths and media. It houses over 10,800 students including lots of international students from various countries around the globe. The university maintains strategic partnerships with many prestigious local and international institutions such as Birmingham Metropolitan College in England, Coleg Gwent in Wales and Iron Mill College in Devon. Also, the university houses a committed placement team that strives to provide the students with excellent employment opportunities.

The university has several notable and successful alumni. Swaroop Sampat is a famous Indian actress who is known for her role in the TV serial called 'Yeh Jo Hai Zindagi'. Daryl Mitchell is a professional English cricket player. Jacqui Smith is the first female to ever serve as the United Kingdom's Home Secretary. Kyle Pryor is a popular English actor best known for playing the role of Nate Cooper in 'Home and Away'. Kayleigh Pearson is a well-known English model who won the second High Street Honey competition by FMH.

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