Lecturer in Physiotherapy

Location: College Green, South Bristol Skills Academy and visiting learners in the workplace. Salary: Lecturer Scale £31,437 -£ 39,296 Closing Date: 26th May 2024

Contract: O.5 FTE – Permanent

There’s never been a better time to join the fantastic team here at City of Bristol College, with recent investment in our already outstanding teaching facilities the College has a great deal on offer for both staff and students. We have an exciting new opportunity for an enthusiastic and proactive lecturer 

Our Benefits:

  • A generous holiday entitlement of 35 holiday days, plus bank holidays and 10 closure days which fall over Christmas to spend time with friends and families.
  • Membership to the Teachers’ Pension Scheme with employer contributions of 23.68%
  • Great discounts on hair and beauty treatments offered on site
  • Family-friendly policies including flexible and hybrid working, compassionate leave, enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave, parental leave, job share and fostering friendly leave
  • Up to 3 days paid volunteer leave
  • Excellent facilities including study centres, City Salon, multi-faith prayer rooms, bike storage, City Restaurant (situated at College Green and at SBSA), refectories
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • A variety of online shopping discounts and offers and cash health plan
  • Plus a supportive package to ensure continuous professional development.

Please see our Staff Benefits Booklet for more information.

About the role:

The Health, Education and Care department is a large and diverse curriculum area, which delivers study programmes, adult professional programme and HE provision across Early Years, Health & Social Care, Applied Science, Education and Counselling. 

Following our recent Ofsted Good inspection rating, we have ambitious plans to support our local community and employers in health and care. Currently delivering L1-3 health and social care courses for 16-19 years and the level 5 Assistant Practitioner work-based learning Foundation degree, we are expanding our offering. We have been approved to deliver the T Level in Health and are embarking on developing our apprenticeship offering with local employers and NMC validation to deliver pre-registration Nursing apprenticeships.

This role is a varied opportunity to support the current programmes and be part of the development of the new programmes. Reporting to the Programme Manager the successful candidate, will be required to teach across a variety of Health and Care programmes from Level 2-5 and support with the development of the new programmes. Teaching will include the academic requirements of the programmes as well as leading on the clinical and practical skills using our new active learning spaces for Health and Care. There will also be the requirement to support and visit apprentices in practice.

We are looking for a registered  Professional in Physio Therapy with recent experience in practice. Previous teaching experience is not essential as the successful candidate will be supported with a teaching qualification. A passion for supporting the next generation of healthcare practitioners and commitment to share the values of the profession is key.

Contact us:

If you would like to find out more about this role, please contact the recruiting manager on Rebecca.Collins@cityofbristol.ac.uk who will be happy to discuss the role in more detail.

About us:

At City of Bristol College, we have one goal: to help our students succeed. We offer the widest range of academic and vocational qualifications in the area, with more than 1,000 courses available from entry to degree level.  We provide education and training to approximately 12,000 students each year. The College is made up of five centres across Bristol and each centre offers excellent, well-equipped, purpose-built facilities. In addition, we have a wide range of community partners allowing us to offer courses in venues across the city. More information about the College can be found on our website. 


We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed.  We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join us.


We are also committed to becoming a Trauma informed setting. We recognise that some of our students have experienced adversity and Trauma and that for some, these experiences may be an ongoing part of everyday life. With this awareness a Trauma Informed approach is embedded in how we work in all departments across the college and this is enhanced by regular staff training and support.


City of Bristol College is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults. The search of the online presence will be conducted for the successful candidates. All new employees to the College are required to complete and obtain an enhanced DBS disclosure. A copy of our Safeguarding Policy can be found on the College website. 


Please see our Job Description, Person Specification, Conditions of Service and Applicant information for more information.  


Closing date: 26th May 2024  

Interview date: TBC – In June

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