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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Paramedic Practice

Allied Health Professions

Location:  Ormskirk/Manchester
Salary:  £35,326 to £46,042 per annum
Permanent
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  Tuesday 12 July 2022
Reference:  EHT2068-0622

Your discipline. Your passion. Our success, together. 

About the Role

As Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Paramedic Practice, you will be required to make a significant contribution to the delivery of our MSci Nurse Paramedic programme and other areas of our core curriculum depending on your expertise and experience. We would particularly welcome candidates who could teach one or more of our other professional programmes.

You will be expected to contribute to the research profile of the department through the activities of one of our Research Units, and to meet the qualitative and qualitative requirements for submission to the next Research Excellence Framework.

The Allied Health Professions Department has an outstanding national and international reputation and prides itself on being at the forefront of paramedic education, knowledge transfer and identifying new areas for research. We are recognised for our outstanding achievements in programme delivery, staff engagement, graduate employment and innovation as well as our strengthening research profile, investment and growth. The Times Higher award also celebrated our distinct role in “transforming lives” – reflecting a distinctive philosophy of creating opportunity from excellence.

About You

You will be an enthusiastic and friendly professional with excellent communication and interpersonal skills coupled with a commitment to providing an excellent student experience. An established or promising research profile in out of hospital care and very good teaching experience on undergraduate paramedic programmes is essential. A background in wider Allied Health Professions education and/or Advanced Practice with supporting qualifications and experience would be an advantage.

To be successful you will further enrich our students’ experience through your expertise and subject knowledge as evidenced through your qualifications and experience. In return, you will join a forward thinking and dynamic team that pushes the boundaries of curriculum development within paramedic practice.

HCPC Registered Paramedic with a minimum of 2 years post registration experience and experience of teaching in higher education or equivalent environments.

Rewards & Benefits

We want you to feel happy when you come to work and proud when you go home.

From the moment you join us you have the opportunity to enhance your skills. We offer various routes for progression, a range of specialist development sessions and academic development opportunities along with an award winning and comprehensive staff health & wellbeing programme (HR Excellence Awards 2017). This means you will receive a full academic induction, be enrolled if appropriate on our PGCTHE, benefit from the Edge Hill University CPD scheme (UKPSF) and our annual University Learning and Teaching day all to support your professional development. 

This is just a taste of what we are able to offer you at Edge Hill University.

About Us

 “A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” – Times Higher Education. 

We are recognised for our outstanding achievements in student satisfaction, staff engagement, graduate employment and innovation as well as our strengthening research profile, investment and growth. The Times Higher ‘University of the Year’ award also celebrated our distinct role in “transforming lives” – reflecting a distinctive philosophy of creating opportunity from excellence.

You’ll be working for a multi award-winning institution that has been named Modern University of the Year in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022 and shortlisted for the overall UK University of the Year award. Edge Hill has also recently been awarded University of the Year in the Educate North Awards (2021) in recognition of our continued commitment to deliver an exceptional student experience and the exceptional progress we have made to deliver investment and innovation over the past 12 months, while placing students at the heart of everything we do.

The University has been judged Best UK Employer (European Business Awards 2016) and highly commended in Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2017 for Workplace of the Year.

Based on an award-winning campus in West Lancashire, Edge Hill University offers a stimulating and empowering environment for ambitious and high performing professionals.

For informal enquiries about this vacancy, you may wish to contact: Phil Crompton, Director of Allied Health Professions and Apprenticeships at Cromptop@edgehill.ac.uk. 

Please note, DBS checks will be carried out at any point during your employment if your work requires this.

At Edge Hill University we value the benefits a rich and diverse workforce brings to our community and therefore welcome applications from all sections of society.

 

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