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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Paramedic Science

School of Health & Social Care

Location:  Stafford campus
Salary:   £34,804 to £49,553 per annum
Tenure:  Full time Fixed 12 month Contract
Release Date:  Friday 08 November 2019
Closing Date:   Monday 02 December 2019
Interview Date:   Friday 20 December 2019
Reference:  HSC19-06

Staffordshire University is on a journey to become the foremost modern higher education institution in the UK, with an international reputation for excellence, and we are looking for inspirational and effective people to take us to the next stage.

In 2018 we broke in to the World University rankings for the first time and were named as a top 50 UK university by the Guardian. The quality of our student experience has placed us in the top 10 for teaching quality in the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018 and in 2019  we achieved a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework.

Many of our students come from areas with low rates of participation in higher education and we continually strive to ensure the courses we offer meet the needs of people and employers. We are expanding our non-traditional, flexible study options, particularly in apprenticeships serving the public sector.

You can join us at a time when we begin the next step of our transformation journey. The new £40m Catalyst Building will deliver 6,500 new apprentices in the next decade, boosting both the local and national economy. The development of our offer to new academic areas and geographic locations will see us expand our reach and make an innovative offer to a new generation of students.

We are a university of and for our community: local, national and global. If you share our values and have the skills to deliver our vision, we want to hear from you.

Staffordshire University is a leading university for the delivery of the BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science course. The Centre of Excellence in Healthcare Education at Stafford has three dedicated paramedic skills laboratories and a fully functional ambulance to facilitate student learning as well as superb student facilities to enhance the commitment to academic excellence and the facilitation of student learning. 

Staffordshire University is currently seeking to recruit a suitably qualified and experienced candidate to join the established paramedic teaching team for one year to cover maternity leave. This full-time post is offered as either a secondment post, in agreement with your employer, or as a 12-month temporary contract. Those wanting part-time would be considered. The post is based at The Centre of Excellence in Healthcare Education, Blackheath Lane Campus, Stafford with travel to partner organisations expected when necessary. Travel to the University Stoke Campus is also expected.

The role involves preparation and delivery of teaching and learning activity on various aspects of the paramedic science courses including the delivery of clinical skills, theory teaching, personal tutoring, and assessment. The successful applicant will have extensive experience and knowledge of working as a registered paramedic and will be very familiar with the requirements of the paramedic role. Effective teamwork and excellent communication skills are essential. Familiarity with the paramedic science undergraduate course would be beneficial and formal teaching experience is preferred but is not essential.

Applicants must hold a relevant professional qualification or undergraduate degree and registration with the Health and Care Professions Council as a Paramedic is essential. 


In return for your dedication we have a competitive benefits package available

  • Competitive incremental rates of Pay
  • 37 days Annual Leave, plus 11 days Bank Holiday and Discretionary days
  • Excellent Pension Scheme
  • Access to continued professional and personal development
  • An opportunity to become part of the wider University community
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discounted Health & Fitness Facilities on site at the Stoke Campus
  • Discounted Travel by Rail or Bus, with the option of season tickets loans
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At the University we celebrate diversity and promote equality and inclusion amongst our staff and students. As such, we welcome applications from all, regardless of personal characteristics or background. We particularly welcome applications from Women and Black and Asian Minority Ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within the University at a senior level.

To apply, you will be required to complete an online application form and submit a copy of your CV quoting the relevant reference number for the role you are applying for.

Please note: All correspondence at each stage of the process for employment within Staffordshire University will be sent to you via the email address you applied from, please ensure you check your emails regularly. Please check your junk / spam email folders for any further communication from us.


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