|Salary:||£56,021 to £64,914 Grade 9, per annum|
|Placed On:||29th September 2023|
|Closes:||27th October 2023|
Salary: Grade 9 (£56,021 – £64,914)
Contract: Full Time, Permanent
Closing Date: 27 October 2023
The School of Health and Sport Sciences
The School of Health and Sport Sciences at Liverpool Hope University delivers a range of health- and sport-related provisions at Hope Park campus. Continued investment in clinical facilities, speciality laboratories, strengthening and conditioning suit, on-site Physiotherapy & Sport Rehabilitation Clinic, high-quality teaching and research equipment, and bi-annual Shoulder Rehabilitation Conference has helped build national and international reputation. Dedication to both teaching and research excellence along with top-class facilities have been central to our success.
School now has continued to invest in clinical facilities to support student experience by means of efficient delivery of clinical/practical elements of the curriculum and clinical supervision and placement. Following on successful development and recruitment of BSc Sport Rehabilitation and MSc Sports Medicine, Exercise and Health, the School is now planning to establish a new portfolio of Physiotherapy programmes in line with its strategic future plans.
Overview of the post
The School has identified the need for a “Director of Physiotherapy Programmes” to lead the development of new Physiotherapy programmes (postgraduate and undergraduate) at Liverpool Hope University. This is an exciting opportunity to appoint a motivated individual to provide successful leadership of Physiotherapy programmes, focussed on high student achievement and excellent levels of student satisfaction. We are keen to appoint an individual who can lead the establishment and implementation of the School’s new portfolio of Physiotherapy programmes in line with University’s strategy for enhancing student experience, including the enrichment of teaching and learning by research.
The appointee person will also have the responsibility for leading on stakeholder engagement, placement scoping and coordination, and appropriate resource planning. The overall aim and purpose of this post is to ensure Liverpool Hope University is in a strong position to introduce and deliver a newly developed, fully accredited and approved, Physiotherapy programme by September 2025 as the first phase of the School’s portfolio of Physiotherapy programmes.
The Overall purpose of post is to provide leadership and management for the School’s new portfolio of programmes within the Physiotherapy discipline.
The candidate is expected to hold higher qualification in Physiotherapy, HCPC and CPS registration, and an appropriate teaching qualification. Other essential requirements include strong experience in leadership within the Higher Education and development of academic programmes and related curriculums (physiotherapy in particular), familiarity with internal and external quality review processes, experience of working or networking in the Physiotherapy sector including working with the HCPC and CSP, experience of working effectively with internal and external stakeholders, and research expertise in Physiotherapy.
The successful candidate will bring a high-level experience to ensure that the School benefits fully from fresh insights and new ways of thinking. As a senior colleague, you will be leading the development of the School’s new Physiotherapy portfolio, which it will be your responsibility to guide, inform, and implement.
We are looking for applicants who have the professional expertise, experience, drive and commitment to ensure that the continued excellent standing of the School of Health and Sport Sciences is maintained and further developed. You will also be expected to contribute to the teaching of the Physiotherapy programmes as well as the School’s other programmes if advised by the Dean of the School.
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