Programme Leader/Senior Lecturer BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy

University of the West of England, Bristol - Allied Health Professions

Job overview:

UWE Bristol is an ambitious university. Together, our people are working hard to advance knowledge, inspire people and transform futures. We are looking for people with the skills and ambition to help us achieve those aims.

We are a well-established university, with over 27,000 students, 250,000 alumni and 3,000 staff. Students come to study with us from all over the UK, as well as from 140 different countries around the world, making this a diverse and interesting place to come and study.

Bristol itself is a hub of social and cultural activity. A place with a strong, creative and fiercely independent mindset. A city with a buzzing music scene, great restaurants and interesting business ventures. It’s not surprising Bristol is consistently named as one of the best places to live and work in the UK.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences for a full time, permanent Programme Leader/Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy 

Working in the Department of Allied Health Professions, comprising a range of Allied Health Professions’ undergraduate, post graduate and continuing professional development (CPD) programmes, this post will focus on leading the BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy programme alongside teaching and supporting students on the BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy, other related undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and CPD modules.

You will:

  • Lead the undergraduate BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy programme, being responsible for its overall delivery, supporting students, monitoring and evaluation, operational and strategic development in association with the senior leadership team of the department and faculty. Lead the day to day delivery of the programme to high academic standard whilst also meeting internal and external regulations.
  • Deliver teaching and learning to support the overall delivery of relevant physiotherapy focussed modules within the Physiotherapy undergraduate programme and related undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, in order to achieve outstanding learning outcomes for our students.
  • Contribute to clinical visiting, student recruitment and promote physiotherapy within and outside of the university. To engage in research and/or scholarly/professional activity to enhance and inform the teaching design, delivery and curriculum development.
  • Enhance the student experience focussing on the recruitment, retention and achievement of students on the programme and being the key interface with other staff from services, faculties and external bodies where relevant.

You will have:

  • Qualified to graduate level in Physiotherapy
  • Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council as a Physiotherapist
  • A postgraduate level qualification in a subject relevant to this role
  • Previous Higher Education leadership experience would be an advantage

Other benefits, in addition to salary:

  • a generous holiday allowance of 35 days
  • up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year in addition;
  • flexible working;
  • excellent defined benefit pension schemes;
  • option to participate in the cycle to work scheme;
  • family friendly policies;
  • option to purchase childcare vouchers.
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