Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy
School of Health and Social Work
FTE: 0.5fte (working 18.5 hours per week)
Duration of Contract: Permanent
Salary: UH8 £40,322 to £51,034 pro rata pa depending on skills and
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
Physiotherapy team within the School of Health and Social Work. You will play
an essential role both in the delivery of our educational programmes and
supporting students gaining the skills to succeed.
Main duties and responsibilities
We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced HCPC registered
Physiotherapist. You will be responsible for the teaching and assessment of
mainly postgraduate Physiotherapy students at the University. 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 pre or post
registration curriculum developments helping to shape or lead modules as
You will contribute to the administration of the School by undertaking
additional roles, such as module lead or programme support. You will also be
expected to undertake and contribute to Physiotherapy research where relevant.
You will liaise with and maintain good relationships with colleagues across
the School and University.
Skills and Experience
You will be an experienced Physiotherapist with HCPC registration. You will be
a member of the CSP and the MACP. The post would suit a Physiotherapist with
educational experience or those wishing to further develop a career in this
area. You will have a breadth of relevant physiotherapy practice in the
musculoskeletal field and interest in musculoskeletal research.
Your application will demonstrate a sustained interest and knowledge of
contemporary musculoskeletal Physiotherapy practice and 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 support physiotherapy
research and be 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. You must
be willing to contribute to inter-professional teaching and learning
activities, with an interest in evidence-based healthcare.
The successful applicant will hold an honours degree in (or equivalent level
6 qualification) in physiotherapy and hold a Master's degree or be close to
completing a Master's degree in a relevant subject or demonstrate substantial
clinical experience. It is essential that you are HCPC registered and a member
of the CSP and MACP.
DISCLOSURE AND BARRING SERVICE
The University requires that the successful applicant who is offered
employment may require a DBS at a later date due to the nature of the work
involved. Therefore, overseas applicants and UK applicants who have lived
abroad, will at that time, also 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.
Contact Details/Informal Enquiries: For an informal discussion about the
post, please contact Louise Smith, Subject Lead (email
firstname.lastname@example.org) or Prof Karen Beeton, Head of Department on 07534
912131 (email email@example.com).
Closing date : 18th August 2021
Interview date: To be advised
Reference number: 034978
Date advert placed: 21st July 2021
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