Work-Based Learning Tutor (Allied Health Professions) bei Manchester Metropolitan University

Job Description

Posted on: 
June 20, 2022

The Department of Health Professions is recruiting a WBL tutor, on a full-time, permanent contract. You will be required to support work across our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes to work with practice colleagues, academics and learners to ensure that practice-based learning is quality assured and enables all students to achieve their programme requirements.

About the role:

As one of the largest providers of Allied Health Professionals in the region, we offer a diverse range of award-winning and innovative degree courses. Our work is professionally recognised, accredited and respected. We are proud of our diverse and inclusive learning environment that encourages discussion, debate, shared learning and interdisciplinary co-operation. Our innovative, vibrant programmes reflect our research activity, which enriches and informs the student experience.
The Department of Health Professions offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Physiotherapy, Speech and Language Therapy, Dietetics, Sport and Exercise Medicine, Post Graduate Medicine and Nutritional Sciences. We also have a vibrant research student community across all disciplines. All of our courses are designed to combine academic, work-based knowledge with practical experience, and skills to ensure our students are fit for practice, fit for employment and make a valued contribution to the advancement of discipline-based knowledge and the wider health and social care agenda. Technology and creativity are at the heart of the student experience in the Department, and we are committed to delivering innovative teaching methods to enhance learning.

About you:

WBL tutors are required to support and enhance the student experience on work-based placements, whilst actively participating in departmental activities. The post-holder will be required to build capacity and develop new and innovative placement opportunities for Health Professions students. The post-holder will be required to work closely with the academic and support teams, practitioners and other professionals across the wider health and social care sector.
You will demonstrate excellent oral and written competencies, interpersonal skills and a willingness to work in interdisciplinary teams. The post-holder should also have considerable knowledge and practice experience of working in allied health professions, nursing or midwifery. You should have a good first degree in a related subject (Nursing or Allied Health Professions) with relevant experience of supporting students in work-based learning. You must be a HCPC registered Allied Health Professional or a qualified and registered nurse or midwife on the NMC register.


35 hours per week, permanent contract.

Working at Manchester Met:

Manchester Metropolitan University is a great place to work, and you will be part of a great team. We are ambitious for our staff; ourselves and we recognise the key contribution our colleagues make by Staff being one of our four strategic priorities.
In addition to a great working environment, you will have access to the University facilities including sport, library and wide range of benefits including health and wellbeing support.
We offer a competitive salary alongside an industry beating pension scheme. We also offer generous holiday packages, which include 25 days per year holiday, plus Christmas shutdown, plus bank holidays.

To apply:

If you would like to join our people and share our ambition, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV and covering letter via our application portal.
Informal enquiries to discuss this role are welcomed and may be made to Deborah O'Connor, Faculty Lead for Work-based Learning (health programmes)
Manchester MetropolitanUniversity is committed to supporting the rights, responsibilities, dignity, health and wellbeing of staff and students through our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.
We promote applications from all sections of the community, irrespective of background, belief or identity, recognising the benefits that a diverse organisation can bring and particularlyencourageapplications from groups which are underrepresented in the University workforce.
Hybrid working is offered for this role, where you will be able to work a proportion of time on campus and a proportion remotely. We recognise the benefits and importance of an environment that supports flexible working and are open to conversations throughout the application process.


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