Starting Salary: £33,797 per annum with incremental progression to £38,017 per annum
Post Type: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Release Date: Tuesday 13 October 2020
Closing Date: 23.59 hours GMT on Monday 26 October 2020
Interview Date: Wednesday 04 November 2020
The multi-award winning University of Cumbria is a wonderful blend of old and new, founded on a rich educational history with institutions dating back more than 150 years.
Now is a very exciting time to be joining us because we are delivering a new strategic plan focused on making the most of our three most valuable assets; People, Place and Partnerships, to become a catalyst for economic well-being for our region, nationally and internationally.
Working in partnership with local NHS trusts, health and social care providers, service users and carers; our Institute of Health provides initial pre-registration education for a broad range of health care professionals, including occupational therapy, diagnostic radiography, sports rehabilitation and coaching, midwifery, physiotherapy, social work, children and families, psychology, paramedic, counselling, all four fields of nursing, assistant practitioner and nursing associate. Our well established portfolio of continuing professional development is key to workforce development and upskilling of staff who are employed within the sector. Our aim is to support the skills requirements of the region, by attracting and retaining health professionals who will provide high quality, evidence-based care in a time of change in health and social care. The Institute of Health is happy to consider flexible employment opportunities, including job share and secondments.
This role will be part of the Centre of Excellence in Paramedic Practice (CEPP). The CEPP is the UK's largest provider of paramedic education. This includes our CPD programme which currently has over 700 paramedics studying postgraduate programmes. Alongside this, the CEPP has a Future Quals Centre which delivers a range of programmes in partnership with 5 ambulance services. These programmes support over 500 students across the UK in developing the academic qualification to progress onto paramedic programmes. You will work across a range of programmes from level 2-4 and will be supported by the Senior Lecturer in Paramedic Innovation.
The CEPP has a core aim of working in partnership with ambulance services to create innovative education solutions that support the development of sustainable education pathways. There will be an expectation that you will work across the university's programmes to support other project and programme teams. We are looking for individuals who are qualified assessors and hold a teaching qualification that can work within our Future Quals centre. If you are not a registered healthcare professional but do have the relevant qualifications, please contact the university to discuss.
Informal Enquiries: Martin Frood (Senior Lecturer in Paramedic Innovation), Martin.email@example.com
for more information.