Jobs: North East

External Examiner – Pre Registration Midwifery

Opening Date:
22 Mar 2019
Closing Date:
26 Apr 2019
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The Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, at Northumbria University, are seeking to appoint an external examiner for our Pre-registration Midwifery Programmes (module allocations will be across the BSc (Hons), PgDip, & PMA programmes). Modules are allocated between two external examiners. An innovative new curriculum was implemented from September 2017 based on Mary Renfrew’s, Framework for Quality Maternal and Newborn Care’. This has resulted in novel approaches to teaching and assessment strategies; including a continued strong inter-professional learning theme. We link with four NHS Trusts across a wide geographical area, which the External Examiner visits on an annual rotating basis, to meet senior staff, mentors and students in practice. We are looking for someone with:
  • Relevant academic and/or professional qualifications to at least the level of the qualification being externally examined
  • Previous experience as an external examiner is strongly preferred
  • Familiarity with the standard expected of students to achieve the award that is to be examined
  • Sufficient standing, credibility and breadth of experience within the subject to be able to command the respect of academic peers
You will be required to view a selection of scripts/videos for designated modules and complete a module external examiner report for each set of assignments reviewed. The majority of assessments can be reviewed remotely via our electronic learning platform. The Exam board will meet once a year, an annual report is required. The appointment will take effect from August 2019 for a four-year tenure. If you are interested in applying for this role (or to request further information), please send a formal expression of interest letter and accompanying detailed CV to Vivien Perry, Programme Lead

Professor in Midwifery

Opening Date:
22 Mar 2019
Closing Date:
21 Apr 2019
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Northumbria is ranked 48th in the Guardian league table 2018, and ranked in the Top 200 Under 50 global University rankings. We are seeking to appoint a high calibre individual with and excellent international reputation to join our successful and highly committed team of academic staff in the Faculty of health and Life Sciences. You will be expected to help drive research, innovation and teaching excellence in the Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, in the subject discipline of Midwifery. You must hold a first degree and be qualified to Doctoral level in a relevant discipline and have leading subject expertise in Midwifery with specialist knowledge gained through research activity, professional practice or consultancy. Proven ability to deliver high quality research led teaching within mental health nursing and a publication profile commensurate with the post of Professor/Associate Professor are essential. Registration with the UK Nursing and Midwifery Council as a midwife is essential. For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Professor Alison Machin, Head of Department at Alison.Machin@northumbria.ac.uk

Associate Professor/Professor Mental Health Nursing

Opening Date:
22 Mar 2019
Closing Date:
21 Apr 2019
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Northumbria University Newcastle is a research-rich, business-focussed, professional university with a global reputation for academic excellence. Located in Newcastle upon Tyne, and with a campus in the heart of London’s financial district, Northumbria University is located in the UK’s best two cities for students. At Northumbria we are global in our scope and reach, with operations in London, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Indonesia and Singapore, and we remain the largest English provider in Hong Kong. The University continues its strong commitment to internationalism, including its valuable and long-standing links with Europe. Northumbria is ranked 48th in the Guardian league table 2018, and ranked in the Top 200 Under 50 global University rankings. We are seeking to appoint a high calibre individual with and excellent international reputation to join our successful and highly committed team of academic staff in the Faculty of health and Life Sciences. You will be expected to help drive research, innovation and teaching excellence in the Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, in the subject discipline of Mental Health Nursing. You must hold a first degree and be qualified to Doctoral level in a relevant discipline and have leading subject expertise in mental health nursing, with specialist knowledge gained through research activity, professional practice or consultancy. Proven ability to deliver high quality research led teaching within mental health nursing and a publication profile commensurate with the post of Professor/Associate Professor are essential. Registration with the UK Nursing and Midwifery Council as a mental health nurse is essential. For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Professor Alison Machin, Head of Department at Alison.Machin@northumbria.ac.uk

External Examiner BSc (Hons) Nursing Top up

Opening Date:
18 Mar 2019
Closing Date:
12 Apr 2019
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Our friendly team requires an external examiner for the BSc (Hons) Nursing Top Up programme. This programme is based in the School of Nursing and Health Sciences within the Faculty of Health Sciences and Wellbeing. It is desirable that the external examiner holds a current registration with the NMC. The appointment will be for 4 years, commencing September 2019. The following core modules will be included in the external moderation duties: NUR311 Preparation for Mentorship NUR304 Law and Ethics in Healthcare Practice NUR307 Dissertation The programme has two assessment boards per academic year in Sunderland and two at our London Campus, which the External Examiner will be expected to attend. For further information please contact Simone Bedford, Team Leader Nursing via email simone.bedford@sunderland.ac.uk or telephone 0191 5153360.

External Examiner for BA Guidance and Counselling degree

Opening Date:
8 Mar 2019
Closing Date:
5 Apr 2019
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The Department of Social Work, Education & Community Wellbeing is seeking to recruit an External Examiner (EE) for levels 5&6 of the BA (Hons) Guidance & Counselling programme. The programme aims to equip students with a variety of skills & knowledge needed to analyse & evaluate the effectiveness of different types of guidance & counselling intervention. Students are encouraged to develop their critical faculties to be able to recognize the existence of inequalities & discriminatory practices in education, training & employment, & to consider strategies to influence & bring about change. This programme is a valuable foundation for those who wish to use guidance & counselling strategies as part of a job role in working with young people & adults in health, education or community settings, or as the basis for further postgraduate research or professional training. The degree also meets the qualification requirement for the UK Register of Career Development professionals. We are seeking a suitably qualified EE with experience in the field of Guidance and/or Counselling or related areas. The EE is required from 1 August 2019 until 31 December 2022. All appointed EEs will receive an appointment letter with area of examining duty & related administrative matters. Programme information: There are 6 modules each at levels 5&6, details below. The programme also runs at Kaplan Singapore, the EE role would extend to delivery of these modules (there are 2 intakes a year) Level 5 Mentoring: Theory & Practice The Skilled Helper Career Development Project Guidance & Counselling in Groups Research in Practice Exploring Professional Practice Mend the Gap Level 6 Guidance & Counselling Project (dissertation/advanced project) Models of Career Guidance Practice Brief Approaches to Counselling & Helping Engaging with Older Clients Narrative Approaches to Counselling & Helping For further information or to express interest by sending CV contact Dr Sarah Lonbay, sarah.lonbay@northumbria.ac.uk

External Examiner- BSc (Hons) Paramedic Practice

Opening Date:
1 Mar 2019
Closing Date:
29 Mar 2019
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The School of Health and Social Care at Teesside University is seeking to appoint an External Examiner from March 2020, for the above BSc (Hons) paramedic practice programme. Applications are invited for these vacancies from suitably qualified and experienced individuals. If you would like to apply, or need further information, then please forward your Curriculum Vitae to: Christopher Moat, Course Leader, School of Health and Social Care, Teesside University. Middlesbrough. TS1 3BX Email: c.moat@tees.ac.uk