Senior Lecturer in Paramedic Science
School of Health and Social Work
FTE: 1.0fte (working 37 hours per week)
Duration of Contract: Permanent
Salary: UH8 £40,927 to £51,799 pa depending on skills and experience
Location: College Lane Campus, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield
The school is particularly supportive of applicants who may wish to job share
and/ or work part time
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our friendly and dynamic 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
We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced HCPC registered Paramedic.
You will be responsible for the teaching and assessment of
undergraduate/postgraduate Paramedic students at the University, at their
placement or place of work. You will utilise current evidence-base to underpin
teaching and learning activities. You may participate in development and
reviews of programmes including inter-professional developments across the
School, and contribute to undergraduate curriculum developments; including
development, delivery and teaching on short courses, modules and programmes.
You will contribute to the administration of the School by undertaking
additional roles, such as being a module lead and joining teams involved in
activities such as admissions, timetabling or programme support. You will also
be expected to undertake and contribute to Paramedic research.
You will liaise with and maintain good relationships with colleagues across
the School and University.
Skills and Experience
You will be an experienced practising Paramedic with the HCPC with recent
academic and/or clinical experience in the UK. This post would suit a
Paramedic or Paramedic Practitioner with educational experience or wishing to
develop a career in this area. You'll have a breadth of relevant paramedic
Your application will demonstrate a sustained interest and knowledge of
contemporary Paramedic practice. It is essential that you have good oral and
written communication skills and be proficient in the English language. You
will demonstrate a willingness to undertake paramedic research and are able to
work effectively as part of a team. You will be able to work without close
supervision, be organised, take initiative and be self-motivating, and be
adaptable to change and flexible in your approach. Being willing to contribute
to inter-professional teaching and learning activities, with an interest in
evidence-based healthcare is key.
The successful applicant will hold an honours degree (or equivalent level 6
qualification) in Paramedic Science or equivalent. It is desirable that you
hold a Master's degree or close to completion of a Master's degree (or
equivalent level 7 qualification) in a relevant subject. It is essential that
you are HCPC registered.
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
Our commitment to the University's Safeguarding Policy, requires that the
recruitment of staff in this area, will require the minimum of a Basic DBS
Check. In the course of our work and University-led activities, there may be
external contractual obligations where a further Enhanced Check is required.
Overseas applicants and UK applicants who have lived abroad
Successful applicants who have lived outside the UK, for 12 months or more
(whether continuously or in total), in the last 10 years, will be required
to produce a ‘Certificate of Good Character/Conduct' from each of those
Contact Details/Informal Enquiries: For an informal discussion about the
post, please contact John Talbot Professional Lead Paramedic Science
01707284538 (email email@example.com) or Dr Karen Beeton, Head of
Department on 07534 912131 (email firstname.lastname@example.org).
Closing date: 26th January 2022
Interview date: To be advised
Reference number: 039095
Date advert placed: 5th January 2022
Our vision is to transform lives and UH is committed to Equality, Diversity
and Inclusion and building a diverse community. We welcome applications from
suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of their protected
characteristics. We offer a range of employee benefits including generous
annual leave and discounted Sports Village memberships, personal and
professional development and family-friendly policies. #GoHerts