Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy

Town/City Chichester PO19 6PE
Payment type Per annum
Region South East
Contract type Permanent contract
Closing date
Hours Full-time
Job reference RQ0000001841
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

Salary up to £54,395 per annum


About this role
We are looking for a Physiotherapist, with experience of education, to join our academic community at the University of Chichester. Our evolving school is responsive to local health care and research influences, as well as delivering excellent teaching/learning opportunities, as recognised by our recent Gold Teaching Excellence Award.  This is a great opportunity to experience educational and research practice within a supportive University which is student focused. As a Physiotherapy Senior Lecturer, you will contribute to the delivery of our undergraduate and post-graduate Physiotherapy courses, you will  enhance the student experience and provide students with a high-quality, research informed educational experience. There are opportunities to embrace interprofessional research and scholarly activity in the school,   and support collaborations with clinical colleagues to develop and prepare appropriate clinical placements including educational audit and clinical liaison. As a Senior Lecturer in the School of Nursing and Allied Health your working year will be divided between teaching, partner engagement, assessment and research.


About you
The appointed postholder will have leadership experience, 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 a minimum of 4 years and will be a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP). You will also demonstrate the ability to engage the interest and enthusiasm of students and inspire them to learn. Ideally,  you will have current experience of working in another Higher Education Institute or in the NHS in an educational capacity.

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


  • Interview Date:          Friday 19th January 2024                   


We are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion at every level because we believe a diverse workforce benefits us all.

How to apply

To apply, please visit our vacancies page on our website to complete our online application form. We look forward to hearing from you soon.


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