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Senior Lecturer in Paramedic Science

University of Hertfordshire - School of Health and Social Work

Location: Hatfield
Salary: £39,609 to £50,132 pa
Hours: Full Time, Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 17th May 2019
Closes: 26th June 2019
Job Ref: 021754

FTE: 37 hours per week (1.0 FTE) - Part time considered

Duration of Contract: Permanent

Salary: £39,609 to £50,132 pa depending on skills and experience

Location: College Lane Campus, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield 

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our friendly Paramedic team within the School of Health and Social Work. You will play an essential role both in the delivery of our educational programmes.

Main duties and responsibilities

You will be responsible for teaching and assessing undergraduate/postgraduate Paramedic students at the University, at their placement or place of work.  You will be participating, as required, in the development and reviews of programmes including inter-professional developments across the School as well as undertaking other appropriate teaching and administrative responsibilities within the School as required. The role requires you to contribute to the interview admissions team for the undergraduate Paramedic programme, including attendance at some open weekend days.

The Senior Lecturer will contribute to the administration of the School by undertaking additional roles, such as becoming a module lead and joining teams involved in activities including admissions, timetabling or programme support. In addition, you will undertake and contribute to Paramedic research. 

The University takes the welfare of its students seriously and operates a confidential personal tutor system. You will be required to play a full role as a personal tutor and other administrative activities as deemed appropriate. 

Skills and experience

We are looking for an experienced practising Paramedic with the HCPC who possesses recent academic and/or clinical experience in the UK. It is essential that you have good oral and written communication skills, demonstrate a willingness to undertake paramedic research and can work effectively as part of a team.

Qualifications required

The successful applicant will hold a Bachelors degree in Paramedic Science and a Masters degree in a relevant subject. It is essential that you are HCPC registered. 

Contact Details/Informal Enquiries: John Talbot Professional Lead Paramedic Science 01707284538 (email or Dr Karen Beeton, Head of Department on 01707284114 (email

Closing date: 26th June 2019

The University offers a range of benefits including a pension scheme, professional development, family friendly policies, a fee waiver of 50% for all children of staff under the age of 21 at the start of the course, discounted memberships at the Hertfordshire Sports Village and generous annual leave. 

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This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 as amended. The University requires that the successful applicant who is offered employment will be subject to a criminal record check from the Disclosure Barring Service before the appointment is confirmed. An Enhanced Disclosure will be required and this will include details of cautions, reprimands or final warnings, as well as convictions. The University of Hertfordshire complies with the 'Code of Practice for Registered Persons and other recipients of Disclosure Information'.

Overseas applicants and UK applicants who have lived abroad

Successful applicants from overseas will be required to produce a criminal records check, or 'Certificate of Good Character', from any country in which they have been resident, consecutively or cumulatively, in the previous 10 years.

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