Programme Development Officer

Contract: 2 month Fixed Term – Full-time.
Location: Singleton Park Campus. Working at home will be required.
The College of Human and Health Sciences is a progressive, dynamic and aspirational part of Swansea University, our goal is to provide the highest quality national and internationally recognised health and human sciences education, research, and innovation.
The College is dedicated to the delivery of outstanding, evidence based education for those starting on their health profession journey by undertaking a pre-registration degree programmes leading to professional registration with relevant professional bodies. In addition it provides qualified practitioners professional development courses, master’s degrees and doctoral programmes. We have a national reputation for our expertise in developing advanced, specialist and clinical programmes.
It is our ambition to extend our portfolio of programme and the College is currently preparing a bid for the forthcoming Health Education and Improvement Wales tendering process. Within this bid, we will state our intention to deliver pre-registration degrees for Operating Department Practitioners (OPDs), Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy.
The post:
Advise on the nature of the narrative of our bid to HEIW as part of the for the forthcoming tendering process
Identify resources (physical, financial and human) required to deliver a pre-registration BSc for ODPs
Provide preliminary work on the curriculum structure of the BSc programme.
The following link provides further information on the benefits of working in Swansea University: http://www.swansea.ac.uk/personnel/new-staff/benefits-of-working-at-swansea
Essential Criteria
A degree in operating department practice and relevant professional experience or qualification
Holding current registration with the HCPC.
Having the ability to teach operating department practice, utilising a variety of teaching methods.
Having the ability to undertake curriculum design and teaching material review.
Having evidence of teaching innovation
Ensuring on-going familiarity with recent developments in relevant practice and policy
In the College of Human and Health Sciences, we currently have an under-representation of individuals from Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) backgrounds and would encourage applications from these groups. Appointments will be made on merit.
In the College of Human and Health Sciences, we currently have an under-representation of males and would encourage applications from males for this post. Appointments will be made on merit
To apply
To apply for the post, please click on the link here
Applicants are asked to provide a completed online application providing evidence against the essential criteria in the recruitment documentation. Applicants should also attach to the application 2 separate documents:
a Curriculum Vitae;
2. a statement detailing your ability to advise on the development of a BSc Operating Department Practice. (please save this under ‘How I meet the Personal Specification’
Those invited for interview will be asked to deliver a 10 minute presentation.
Informal enquiries are encouraged and can be directed to the head of the Department of Nursing, Professor Jayne Cutter, email: j.cutter@swansea.ac.uk
Further details about the College of Human and Health Sciences and the Department of Nursing can be found on the following website: http://www.swansea.ac.uk/nursing/
Closing Date: 11pm on 11th November


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