Lecturer in Occupational Therapy, HSC
Application closing date
G8: £35,333 - £42,155 per annum, G9: £43,414 - £51,805 per annum
Permanent, Full-time (Part-time and job share will be considered)
Academic, Education, Research
REQ06528 G9 ASE Jobpack.pdf REQ06528 G9 ASER Lecturer Jobpack.pdf REQ06528 G8 ASE Lecturer Jobpack.pdf
The School of Health and Social Care
The School of Health and Social Care has an excellent reputation for teaching
and research. Our academic members of staff include occupational therapists,
speech and language therapists, psychological therapists, nurses, social
workers, oral health practitioners and sociologists. The School is run over
two campuses; Southend and Colchester. Academic staff are supported by a team
of administrative staff based at both Colchester and Southend campuses.
We are at the forefront of preparing people to solve real-life issues in
health and society, offering courses that both commissioners and employers
believe in. People are at the heart of all we do. We work in partnership with
people from all walks of life, who offer us their expertise and experience,
making us a team of people who truly understand what is needed from health and
social care professionals – now and in the future.
The School of Health and Social Care is seeking to appoint two Lecturers in
Duties of the Role
You will take an active part in the delivery and development of the
Occupational Therapy programmes in the School. This role will require
management, administration and organisation alongside support of students on
our existing programmes, and generally enhancing our research-led teaching in
Duties will include engaging effectively in substantive teaching and learning
support roles in the School, supervising student projects, fieldwork and
placements and incorporating subject and pedagogic research and/or scholarship
into learning and assessment as part of an integrated approach to academic
In addition, for Grade 9 ASER contracts, you will develop a research agenda,
which pursues individual and/or collaborative research objectives and produce
research outputs for publication
A full list of duties can be found within the respective jobpacks attached.
Qualifications and Skills required
The successful candidate will have a relevant degree or be close to completion
or equivalent professional experience or practice and HCPC registration as
an Occupational Therapist or an equivalent EU / International registration. We
welcome applications from all areas of practice but an interest or experience
in Social Care, Paediatrics or Community Practice would add to the variety of
the current Occupational Therapy division.
Experience of contributing to designing and planning learning activities,
developing effective learning environments and approaches to student/client
support and guidance; experience in Occupational Therapy; and strong
communication skills, both written and verbal are all essential for this post.
In addition, for ASER contracts, you will have a clear publication plan for
submission to future Research Excellence Framework (REF) programmes and
evidence of a research agenda, engagement in high-quality research activity
and a developing research profile.
Please also note on your application which level contract you are applying
for and note if you are applying ASE level, you will not need to submit a
research statement or a three-year funding plan.
Part-time hours and job share arrangements will be considered.
At the University of Essex, internationalism and diversity is central to who
we are and what we do. We are committed to being a cosmopolitan,
internationally oriented university that is welcoming to staff and students
from all countries, faiths and backgrounds, where you can find the world in
To support this commitment we have our Global Forum, a staff-led network that
promotes and celebrates the rich cultural diversity among Essex staff, and our
Colchester campus based Faith Centre, which hosts regular services, meetings
and events organised by our chaplains and faith representatives. For more
information see: https: // www. essex.ac.uk/life/student-facilities/religion-and-
Please see the attached job pack, which contains a full job description and
person specification, which outlines the full duties, skills, qualifications
and experience needed for this role plus more information relating to the
post. We recommend you read this information carefully before making an
application. Applications should be made on-line, but if you would like advice
or help in making an application, or need information in a different format,
please telephone the Resourcing Team (01206 876559).
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