Senior Lecturer in Speech and Language Therapy

University of Hertfordshire
May 06, 2024
Offerd Salary:£44,263pa
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Contract Type:Permanent
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Post Title: Senior Lecturer in Speech and Language Therapy

SBU/Department: School of Health and Social Work

FTE: 1.0fte (working 37 hours per week)

Duration of Contract: Permanent

Salary: UH8 £44,263pa with potential to progress to £56,021pa by annual increments on achieving designated skills and experience

Annual Leave: 35 days plus standard public holidays and an additional 4 days including the closure of our office between Christmas and New Year

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.

We will consider an external secondment for the right candidate.

Main duties and responsibilities

You will participate in teaching, assessment and module management on the new Speech and Language Therapy degree apprenticeship programme. You will participate, as required, in the development and review of the programme including inter-professional developments across the School. You will contribute to the interview admissions team for the Speech and Language Therapy programme. In addition to this, you will contribute to the ongoing evaluation and review of the School's activities. You will also undertake and contribute to Speech and Language Therapy

research and contribute to the administration of the School by undertaking additional roles, such as being a module lead and joining or leading teams involved in activities such as admissions, timetabling or programme support.

Skill and experience required

You will be an experienced Speech and Language Therapist, registered with HCPC and have recent academic and/or clinical experience in the UK. You will be expected to have a sustained interest in and knowledge of contemporary Speech and Language Therapy practice. In addition to this, you should have excellent oral and written communication skills as well as an ability to work without close supervision and work effectively as part of a team. In this role, you will need to be adaptable to change and be flexible to team and workload requirements.

Qualifications required

For this role, you must hold an Honours degree (or equivalent level 6 qualification) in Speech and Language Therapy, as well as a Master's degree or close to completion of a Master's degree (or equivalent level 7 qualification) in a relevant subject or substantial clinical experience as a Speech and Language Therapist. You must be registered with the HCPC as a Speech and Language Therapist.

Please view the job description and person specification for a full list of the duties and essential criteria. Please attach a personal statement showing clearly how your skills and experience match the Person Specification.

An appointment to this role may require an Academic Technology Approval Scheme (ATAS) certificate.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)

Our commitment to the University's Safeguarding Policy, requires that the recruitment of staff in this area, will need to undertake the minimum of a Basic DBS Check. In the course of our work and University-led activities, there may be external or other contractual obligations where a further Enhanced Check is required. DBS Checks may require renewal in line with policy.

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: Dr Karen Beeton, Head of Department on 07534 912131 or email [email protected].

Closing Date : 06 May 2024

Interview Date: TBC

Reference Number: 058076

Date advert placed: 08 April 2024

Our vision at the University of Hertfordshire is to transform lives and we are committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in line with the University's Race Equality Charter Bronze award and the School of Health and Social Work's Athena SWAN Silver award. We are a Disability Confident committed and equal opportunities employer, and we welcome applications from individuals who identify as male and from BAME candidates, as these groups are currently under-represented in the senior academic team. We offer a range of employee benefits including generous annual leave, flexible location opportunities within the UK, discounted Sports Village memberships, personal and professional development and family-friendly policies. #GoHerts

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