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Current vacancies

We look for the highest calibre of teaching and professional staff to work at the British School of Osteopathy. You'll find details below of the range of current vacancies at the School. If you've got what it takes to join our friendly and supportive team, please apply as indicated. We do not use recruitment agencies as a rule.


Osteopathic vacancies


Osteopathic Lecturer (Temporary-Casual)*

Rate D1: £28.08 per hour
Hours: 4 hours over 4 Sundays

A great opportunity to support the development and delivery of an innovative new curriculum area. We are looking for an experienced osteopath and educator who is curious and open-minded about the nature of what we do as osteopaths, keen to encourage individual expressions of ‘osteopathicness’ while promoting criticality and self-awareness. The successful candidate needs to be able to work flexibly to and inclusively to inspire a student body at the outset of their osteopathic career, students who come with a diversity of experiences and motivations.

If you would like to discuss the role before applying, please contact the Unit Leader - Soran David - s.david@bso.ac.uk

Interested persons should send a completed application form to recruitment@bso.ac.uk

*Please note this is a temporary post. The role will be reviewed at the end of the academic year.

Deadline: 25th July 2017
Interviews anticipated to be held: 1st August 2017
Required start date: September 2017
Temporary until: 31st July 2018

Job Description Job Description
Application Form Application Form
Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form


Clinic & Technique Tutor
Salary - £29,200 per annum pro rata
Hours: See below

We are looking to appoint four Clinic & Technique Tutors to provide a responsive, clinical and technical education experience within a community of practice in which students and peers are able to continually participate in effective learning opportunities. You will be expected to bring a critically informed approach to the teaching of the theory and practice so as to provide students across all levels with a sound introduction to these techniques.

The successful candidate will add value to the BSO by involvement in projects and committees where appropriate. Tutors are empowered to create an environment that is encouraging and objective, enabling a critically informed and professional dialogue. In addition, tutors are tasked with the duty of providing leadership as an osteopath and as an educator.

Note: Please ensure you state the specific role you are applying for. Please also note the technique lecturing aspects of each role is term time only and will also require some teaching on the weekends. This will involve teaching technique and communication skills.

Role 1
Technique - 16 hours per week
(Monday PM 4 hours, Wednesday 6 hours, Thursday 6 hours) plus weekend teaching.
Term time only

Role 2
Technique - 12 hours per week (Wednesday 6 hours, Thursday 6 hours) plus weekend teaching.
Term time only
Clinic Tutor - 8 hours per week (Friday),
52 weeks per year.

Role 3
Technique - 4 hours per week (Thursday PM) plus weekend teaching.
Term time only
Clinic Tutor - 8 hours per week (Wednesday)
52 weeks per year

Role 4
Technique - 4 hours per week (Thursday PM) plus weekend teaching.
Term time only
Clinic Tutor - 8 hours per week (Monday)
52 weeks per year.

If you would like to discuss any role before applying, please contact:
The Head of Practical Skills - Haidar Ramadan - h.ramadan@bso.ac.uk
Clinic Team Leader - Lindsey Howley - l.howley@bso.ac.uk

Interested persons should send a completed application form to: recruitment@bso.ac.uk

Closing date: 25th July 2017
Interview Date: TBC

Job Description Job Description
Application Form Application Form
Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

We do NOT accept CVs. No agencies please.


Specialist Clinic Tutor – Children (Mat Cover)

Hours: 8 per week
Grade D2 - £30, 200 per annum pro rata

The British School of Osteopathy is looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Clinic Tutor who would enjoy working in our children’s clinic. This role consists of Thursdays at 1st Place Children’s Clinic in the AM and BSO Children’s Clinic in the PM.

This role would suit an applicant with an established background within osteopathy and experience in paediatrics. There is scope for development of practice within the areas of education and research. Applicants should be confident in being the lead practitioner within the clinical environment both at the BSO clinic and off-site. Clinical audit forms part of this role and the applicant must be confident with their ICT skills.

*DBS check is required for this role. If you do not have one, please provide evidence to show you are in the process of obtaining one

If you would like to discuss the role further, please contact the FT Course Leader - Samantha Fennell - on s.fennell@bso.ac.uk

Interested persons should send a completed application form to: recruitment@bso.ac.uk
If you would like us to consider your application for both Maternity covers vacancies, please ensure your application reflects this.

Closing Date: 24th July 2017
Interview Date: w/c 7th August 2017
Start date: 5th October 2017

Job Description Job Description
Application Form Application Form
Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form


Specialist Clinic Tutor – Manna (Mat Cover)
Hours: 4 per week
Grade D2 - £30, 200 per annum pro rata

The British School of Osteopathy is looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Clinic Tutor who would enjoy working in our general and Manna clinic, which is a centre for the homeless. Please see their website for more information:

https://www.mannasociety.org.uk

The role consists of 4 hour session on a Wednesday morning and the successful applicant would rotate between being based at Manna clinic for a block of time and then being based in the general clinic. This rotation would be with other clinic tutors so that different staff work at Manna at different times.

This role would suit an applicant with an established background within osteopathy and either experience or an interest in working with homeless people. There is scope for development of practice within the areas of education and research. Applicants should be confident in being the lead practitioner within the clinical environment both at the BSO clinic and off-site. Clinical audit forms part of this role and the applicant must be confident with their ICT skills.

*DBS check is required for this role. If you do not have one, please provide evidence to show you are in the process of obtaining one.

If you would like to discuss the role further, please contact the FT Course Leader - Samantha Fennell - on s.fennell@bso.ac.uk

Interested persons should send a completed application form to recruitment@bso.ac.uk
If you would like us to consider your application for both Maternity covers vacancies, please ensure your application reflects this.

Closing Date: 24th July 2017
Interview Date: w/c 7th August 2017
Start Date: ASAP

Job Description Job Description
Application Form Application Form
Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form


Associate Roles

Evening and Saturday Clinic

If you are looking for an opportunity to use your skills after graduation, we are looking for approximately 10 osteopaths to become BSO Associates. Evening and Saturday sessions will be available in our graduate clinic on Southwark Bridge Road, that is open from 5.45 pm - 8.15 pm Monday to Thursday and Saturday mornings 9 - 12.30 pm.

Associates will be encouraged to work a minimum of two sessions per week as this seems to be the most effective in developing a patient list. As an Associate you will benefit from working in a well-established and resourced clinic (no room hire, payment charges, or overheads to be concerned with). You will also have the opportunity to build your own list, as well as receiving mentored support.

Attached is a brochure pack about the Associate Clinic in the ("Job Description") link which will hopefully give you a better understanding of the workings of the Clinic and how it may benefit you.

The application process will involve the completion of an application form, followed by an interview. CV's are not accepted.

Interested persons should send a completed application form to recruitment@bso.ac.uk.

Job Description Job Description
Application Form Application Form
Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Deadline: 14th July 2017.
Interviews will be held over this period: 24th July – 4th August
Start date: September 2017 (open to starting earlier)

If you do have any queries please do not hesitate to contact the Head of Clinical Practice - Francesca Wiggins.


Osteopathic Lecturer

Salary £29,200 per annum, pro rata

We are looking to appoint an Osteopathic Lecturer to provide high quality accessible learning opportunities which meet the needs of BSO students and promote excellence in osteopathic education.

You will be required to deliver elements of the Function Dysfuntion 2 course and the OP3 course. The successful candidate will add value to the BSO by involvement in projects and committees where appropriate.

*NB: The roles can be combined and there may be flexibility regarding timetabling if you are interested in both roles.

Osteopathic Lecturer - Pathophysiology – FT2
Department/Course: Function Dysfunction 2
Working Pattern: Tuesday AM 4 hours p/w, 34 weeks per year
Plus 40 hours prep time

  • Part to be worked before term start 11/09/2017

Start date: Week commencing 21st August 2017
Temporary until 31st August 2018.

NB: It is likely this role will be recruited to at the end of this academic year for the new curriculum. The experience gained in this first year will provide the experience necessary to support your application.

Job Description Job Description

Osteopathic Lecturer – Integrated Systemic Health FT3
Department/Course: OP3
Working pattern: Friday PM 3 hours p/w, 24 weeks per year.
Plus 2 weeks administration and 18 hours prep time

  • Part to be worked before term start 11/09/2017

Start date: Week commencing 21st August 2017
Temporary until 31st August 2019.

Job Description Job Description

Further details are contained within the attached job description and person specification.
If you would like to discuss the role before applying, please contact the Head of Knowledge - Fiona Hendry - for more information: f.hendry@bso.ac.uk.

Interested persons should send a completed application form to: recruitment@bso.ac.uk. Please specify which role you are applying for.

Closing Date: Monday 17th July 2017
Interview Date: TBC

Application Form Application Form
Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form


General vacancies


Clinic Coordinator

35 hours per week
Grade: C1 - £25,800

The role of Clinic Coordinator is a new role whose primary focus is the smooth operational running of the BSO clinics. This role will be necessarily wide ranging and involve the candidate working across a range of departments, including the clinic reception team, registry, team leaders and unit leaders, amongst others.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a range of core competencies, including excellent communication skills, attention to detail, forward planning and working with a diverse group of people, amongst others. The ability to work under their own initiative, with a high degree of motivation is essential to the role.

Ideally you will already have some relevant experience and possess the communication, drive and customer care skills to deliver a high quality service to a range of stakeholders at all levels. Experience of working with a range of IT systems and software is also strongly preferred.

If you would like to discuss the role before applying, please contact the Head of Clinical Practice - Francesca Wiggins - f.wiggins@bso.ac.uk

Interested persons should send a completed applcation form to recruitment@bso.ac.uk

Deadline: 7th August 2017
Interviews anticipated to be held: TBC

Job Description Job Description
Application Form Application Form
Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form


Continued Professional Development & Events Officer
Grade: B1 - £21,250
Hours*: 20 hours per week*

The successful candidate will be part of a small CPD team and will be responsible for organising CPD courses, conferences and other events. You will also provide practical and administrative support across these areas, delivering an effective and responsive service to customers at all levels.

The hours can be worked flexibly over four or five days and some weekend working will be required.

If you would like to discuss the role before applying, please contact the CPD Manager – Jerry Draper-Rodi on J.Draper-Rodi@bso.ac.uk.

Interested persons should send a completed application form to recruitment@bso.ac.uk.

Job Description Job Description
Application Form Application Form
Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Deadline: 28th July 2017
Interviews anticipated to be held: 9th August 2017
Required start date: 4th September 2017

NB: We do not accept CVs.
No Agencies please.
Incomplete applications will not be considered.


Student Support Manager
Salary: £31,500 per annum
*Full-Time - 35 hours per week

We are a small higher education institution with degree awarding powers looking for a candidate to head a Student Support team to provide welfare and disability advisory service to students. This will include providing specialist advice, information and support principally concerning: student finance, disability, health and pastoral concerns as well overseeing an existing accommodation service.

The successful candidate will plan and initiate innovative projects to reach out to students with identified needs. We are looking for someone with experience as an advisor within the welfare and disability field, along with a good standard of written English and the ability to develop and review policies.

*Some evening and weekend working will be required.

** This post is subject to a satisfactory DBS check.

To discuss the role before applying, please contact the Vice-Principal (Research) - Steve Vogel - s.vogel@bso.ac.uk

Interested persons should send a completed application form to recruitment@bso.ac.uk

Job Description Job Description
Application Form Application Form
Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Deadline: 28th July 2017
Interviews anticipated to be held: TBC
Start date: ASAP

NB: We do NOT accept CVs. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

NO AGENCIES.


Fundraising Manager
E1 - £38,000 p/a pro rata
35 hours per week

Reporting to the Principal and CEO, you will be invited to help shape the BSO’s fundraising strategy. You will be responsible for all fundraising activity including: trusts and foundations; partnerships, alumni and supporter engagement; community fundraising; individual giving and legacies, ensuring that all opportunities for income generation are maximised. The successful candidate will have outstanding communication skills, the ability to negotiate and an ambition to achieve results and drive progress within Fundraising.

In addition to interesting work and opportunities for development we also offer a competitive salary, flexible working hours, childcare vouchers, along with a supportive team environment.

To speak to the Principal/CEO, Charles Hunt, prior to making an application, please contact his assistant Julie Cometa on 020 7089 5326.

Interested persons should send a completed application form to recruitment@bso.ac.uk.

Job Description Job Description
Application Form Application Form
Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Interviews anticipated to be held: TBC
Required start date: ASAP