Lecturer in Physiotherapy

Job Reference
Date Posted
Tuesday 2 April 2024
Application Closing Date
Tuesday 23 April 2024
Preston Campus
£40,521 to £46,974 per annum
Full Time
Contract Type
Job Category / Type
Academic / Research
School / Service
School of Sport and Health Sciences
37.00 hours per week
Interview Date
To be confirmed

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for an innovative and motivated individual or individuals to contribute to the delivery of physiotherapy education at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels within the School of Sport and Health Sciences, University of Central Lancashire, Preston. The post holder will be focussed on teaching, learning and assessment within the physiotherapy provision.

We are seeking to appoint a physiotherapist with recent clinical experience or Higher Education experience. The post holder will have a contemporary understanding and knowledge of physiotherapy and healthcare education and practice within the UK. The post holder will have a contemporary understanding and knowledge of physiotherapy and healthcare education and practice within the UK. We are looking for an individual or individuals with experience in - neurology/paediatrics/musculoskeletal practice and at least 2 of the following - paediatrics, women’s health, case management, leadership, service improvement, public health, end of life care, technology in health care.

Applicants must be a member of the A National Physiotherapy professional body (e.g. CSP) and hold registration with HCPC. They will have a good honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject and a relevant Masters qualification or working towards.

Applicants must be committed to student success and experience and be able to show that they can effectively support learning and teaching in both the classroom and practice setting, including the promotion of inter-professional education. Therefore, experience of teaching at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level is essential. 

The successful applicant will need to be able to work as a team member, as well as be self-reliant. Presentation skills as well as planning and organisational skills are also core requirements for this role.

For further information contact: Dr. Heather Stewart, Principal Lecturer, Allied Health Professions - HCStewart@uclan.ac.uk 

Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview. This position is based in Preston. Job share or part time working may be considered for suitable candidate.

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We are proud to be a diverse, multicultural university. We are committed to building a truly inclusive culture where diversity is championed. Applications are particularly welcomed from individuals who will support the diversification within the University and support its development of a culture that is inclusive and welcoming to all.

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Applicants applying for roles in regulated activity and that are listed as an exception under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 will be required to disclose any spent and unspent convictions and undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check at the appropriate level, UCLan will only ask an applicant to make an application for a DBS check if they are legally entitled to.