Lecturer in Physiotherapy

Town/City Chichester PO19 6PE
Payment type Pro rata
Region South East
Contract type Fixed term
Closing date
Hours Part-time
Job reference RQ0000001847
Type of employer Private provider
Name of employer University of Chichester

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Vacancy details

Institute of Applied Sciences - School of Nursing and Allied Health


Part-time - 0.8fte - Fixed Term - Maternity Cover

Temporary contract for up to 12 months - 29.6 hours per week

Salary up to £44,263 per annum pro rata £34,410 per annum


About this role

A rare opportunity has arisen for an experienced Physiotherapist educator to undertake the temporary role of Lecturer in Physiotherapy, with the School of Nursing and Allied Health, joining our highly professional, committed and student focused academic community at the end of February.  This could be an ideal opportunity for someone looking to gain University experience within a gold rated teaching excellence framework. The post is part-time (0.8fte), for up to one year covering a period of maternity leave, based on the Chichester campus; we will consider a secondment.  As a Physiotherapy Lecturer in the School of Nursing and Allied Health, the working year will be divided between teaching, teaching-related administration, assessment and research. You will contribute to the delivery of Physiotherapy education enhancing the student experience on all physio programmes; providing students with a high-quality, research informed educational experience leading to an understanding of healthcare practice and the achievement of both academic and professional qualifications. You will also contribute to innovative interprofessional projects within the school and wider collaborations. 


About you

The appointed post holder will have a good relevant undergraduate degree with further professional or academic qualifications at Masters level in Physiotherapy; you will be a practicing Physiotherapist currently on HCPC register for minimum of 2 years and will be a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP), ideally experienced in Cardio/Respiratory and with the knowledge of supporting learners in clinical practice. You will also demonstrate the ability to engage the interest and enthusiasm of students and inspire them to learn. In addition, you will have current experience of working in an educational role around the profession and/or another Higher Education Institute.


Your teaching will be informed by a combination of practical experience and/or research to support high quality learning and teaching, experience of using Virtual Learning Environments (VLEs), and the use of technologies to enhance the learning, assessment of and feedback to students.


About the team

You will work within the team to strengthen the distinctiveness of the University’s student experience as high-quality, personalised, accessible and aspirational. You’ll need to demonstrate an ability to work effectively and positively within a small academic team, excellent teaching methods with the ability to develop a variety of approaches to learning and teaching that is student-centred, inclusive and flexible. A top 40 UK University who prides itself on our sense of community, including an excellent staff experience.


In addition to your salary we offer a competitive reward package with a range of staff benefits and discounts which include:


  • Defined Benefit pension scheme via our provider the Teachers’ Pension Scheme. Your own monthly contributions are enhanced with employer contributions and a substantial automatic lump sum life cover scheme enhancement.
  • A paid closure period over the Christmas break is in addition to our generous holiday allowance of 35 days pro rata with bank holidays too and an occupational sickness scheme.
  • There’s also an on-site gym; a cycle purchase salary sacrifice scheme; subsidised bus travel between our Bognor and Chichester campuses and Chichester town centre; 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme to support our staff and extensive personal / professional training opportunities throughout the year.


Enquiries are welcomed by Dr Nita Muir, Head of the School of Nursing and Allied Health via email n.muir@chi.ac.uk or Tim Cook, Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy on T.Cook@chi.ac.uk


  • Closing Date: Sunday 21 January 2024
  • Interview Date: Friday 02 February 2024


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