Lecturer in Occupational Therapy

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
GBP 39,609 - GBP 48,677 per annum (Grade 6)
09 Jul 2019
End of advertisement period
05 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Part Time

Application closing date 05/08/2019
Salary Salary: GBP 39,609 - GBP 48,677 per annum (Grade 6)
Package Excellent benefit package

Job description

We are currently looking for a Lecturer in Occupational Therapy to join our School of Health & Social Care on a full time basis to work with our innovative Integrated Masters AHP/SW programme. 

Edinburgh Napier University is one of the largest providers of nursing and midwifery education in Scotland; with a further significant profile across the wide UK and a strong transnational education portfolio. This post offers an opportunity to join AHP/SW team and to work collaboratively on developing placement capacity for these professions. We are an ambitious school with a clear vision; to have a positive impact on society. 

We are committed to growing our academic reputation and providing an unrivalled student experience. The school is structured into a number of themes that signify our areas of strength and growth, these consist of programmes of education, research, enterprise (CPD and Consultancy) and professional practice. 

The Role

As Lecturer, you will develop, design and deliver teaching and student centred learning to our new Masters programme in Occupational Therapy, along with supporting a broader range of subjects. You will be required to conduct individual and collaborative research projects, contributing to the research profile within the school, leading to the production of high quality research outputs/outcomes. 

This lecturer role will be .5wte related to practice placement, you will develop practice placement opportunities for occupational therapy programmes of education and with other staff allocate the placements for the occupational therapy students. You will act as a link between the university and practice settings ensuring we are continuously supporting our students in their practice settings to become confident and competent practitioners consistent with the HCPC and RCOT guidance and standards. Alongside maintaining quality assurance, practice educations and evaluations to support practice learning. 

You will liaise with, brief and organise CPD opportunities for Practice Educators and Practice Educational Facilitators involved with the occupational therapy programmes. 

Who we are looking for?

Essential requirements  

  • Doctoral level qualification
  • Professional qualification in occupational therapy
  • Completed a Practice education course
  • Current HCPC professional registrant
  • Current occupational therapy and practice education experience as a professional registrant
  • Demonstration of the knowledge required to teach and support students in the acquisition of skills and knowledge
  • Ability to establish and maintain strong cooperative/collaborative networks of relationships
  • Full driving licence and access to a car

Desirable requirements 

  • Involvement in occupational therapy practice placements
  • Ability to support students and those working in placement areas

For more information on the position, please see our full role profile here 

How will we reward you?

In return, we offer a great working environment where we support ambition, recognise achievement and offer an attractive benefit package. This includes a minimum of 46 days annual leave (pro rata for part time posts), a generous pension scheme, professional development opportunities, discounted access to onsite sports facilities and a wide range of other staff discounts

Salary: GBP 39,609 - GBP 48,677 per annum (Grade 6) 

Further information about our benefits can be found here 

Additional Information

For more information regarding this position please contact  Dr Elizabeth McKay on E.McKay@napier.ac.uk

Application closing date: 5th August  2019 
Interviews will be held on 27th August 2019

Please also note that the successful candidate must have permission to work in the UK by the start of their employment, as we are unable to sponsor any candidate for this role. 

The University is committed to inclusion, demonstrated through our work in respect of our diversity awards and accreditations (Advance HE's Athena SWAN Charter) and holds Disability Confident, Carer Positive and Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champion status.  More details can be found here.