Senior Lecturer in Paramedic Science

University of Hertfordshire

United Kingdom

January 26, 2022

Description

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 practice.

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.

Qualifications required

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 countries.

Contact Details/Informal Enquiries: For an informal discussion about the post, please contact John Talbot Professional Lead Paramedic Science 01707284538 (email j.r.talbot2@herts.ac.uk) or Dr Karen Beeton, Head of Department on 07534 912131 (email k.s.beeton@herts.ac.uk).

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

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Formerly recognized as Hatfield Technical College, University of Hertfordshire is a public university which was established in the year 1952. This university primarily developed its roots in aeronautical engineering. In the year 1961, it was given the status of a...