Lecturer or Senior Lecturer Perioperative Practice

Edge Hill University - Operating Department

About You

We are seeking an enthusiastic and engaging professional with successful teaching and assessing experience; to provide high quality learning to our students. The successful post holders will have an effective communication style and possess excellent interpersonal skills, with experience of working collaboratively with other Health and Social Care professionals.

An experienced and effective teacher (or with evidence to suggest you will develop into an effective teaching in higher education environments) you will further enrich the student’s experience through your expertise in relevant subject knowledge as evidenced through your qualifications and experience of working within clinical practice.

About the Role

Based in Manchester; this role requires extensive experience in the field of perioperative practice and must be HCPC/NMC registered. You will contribute to the design, planning and development of programmes and act as a personal tutor for students as part of a dedicated team of perioperative educators. Activities will include planning modules, teaching, participating in marking & moderating and being actively engaged in scholarship and research activity.

Post holders will be involved in academic work in the University, including the teaching of students across the undergraduate and post graduate allied health portfolio, and the development of teaching skills. You will also support the development of practice placements, guide and assist practice mentors in ensuring the best facilities for practice based learning and assessment, and support students in the practice area.


From the moment you join us you have the opportunity to enhance your skills. We offer a range of specialist development sessions and academic development opportunities along with an award winning and comprehensive staff health & wellbeing programme (HR Excellence Awards 2017). This means you will  receive a full academic induction, be enrolled if appropriate on our PGCTHE, benefit from the Edge Hill University CPD scheme (UKPSF) and our annual University Learning and Teaching day all to support your professional development. To support your wellbeing you are able to enjoy a lunchtime stroll across our beautiful campus, book to get a trim from our onsite hairdresser, your car valeted, or get together with colleagues over free food and drink to watch the latest film on one of our Film Nights and so much more.

About Us

We are recognised for our outstanding achievements in student satisfaction, staff engagement, graduate employment and innovation as well as our strengthening research profile, investment and growth. The Times Higher ‘University of the Year’ award also celebrated our distinct role in “transforming lives” – reflecting a distinctive philosophy of creating opportunity from excellence.

The Perioperative Department has an outstanding national reputation for student and stakeholder satisfaction. We pride ourselves on being at the forefront of perioperative education, knowledge transfer and identifying new areas for research.

The University has been ranked Best University Workplace (Times Higher Education 2015), judged Best UK Employer (European Business Awards 2016) and highly commended in Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2017 for Workplace of the Year.

For informal enquiries about this vacancy you may wish to contact: Phil Crompton on cromptop@edgehill.ac.uk

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