Jobs: South West

Grade 6 Academic Postdoctoral Research Assistant, LAUNCH Project – 12 months fixed term (0.65fte)

Opening Date:
13 Feb 2018
Closing Date:
4 Mar 2018
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At Bournemouth University our vision is to create a stimulating, challenging and rewarding University experience, through sharing a unique fusion of education, research and professional practice and inspiring our students and staff to enrich the world. Our highly skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the globe, and who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences to build our global learning community. The Faculty of Health and Social Sciences is seeking to recruit an enthusiastic postdoctoral researcher to contribute to a recently funded project. Based in the Department of Nursing and Clinical Sciences and working closely with the Head of Department this is an opportunity for a competent researcher to undertake work in the area of nursing leadership for digital health innovations within residential care environments, specifically on the LAUNCH Project. The project will involve exploration of nurse leaders’ experiences with digital health technology and the experiences of other users, such as residents and their family. You will have demonstrable research experience including experience of patient and public involvement and need to be self-motivated and able to work using your own initiative as well as in a team. You will need highly developed communication skills. BU is an equal opportunities employer which values a diverse workforce. We provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can fulfil their potential. Together, we share a common set of values rooted in inspirational learning, world-class research and the latest thinking. We provide a powerful fusion of research, education and professional practice, creating a unique academic experience. For more information, please go to: https://www1.bournemouth.ac.uk/postdoctoral-researcher-launch-project-fixed-term-part-time

External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Nursing (Adult) programme

Opening Date:
6 Feb 2018
Closing Date:
28 Feb 2018
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We are seeking to appoint a Subject External Examiner for the BSc (Hons) Nursing (Adult) programme. This programme is based within the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Health and Human Sciences. It is a full time 3-year undergraduate programme which on successful completion leads to eligibility to register with the Nursing & Midwifery Council on part 1 of the register. This position does require the external examiner to be an Adult Nurse, have a recordable teaching qualification and a current registration with the Nursing & Midwifery Council. The appointment will be until the 31 March 2020 and the commitment required is as follows:
  • To attend an assessment panel per year and the submission of an annual external examiner report.
  • To review a range of coursework throughout the year
  • To engage in communication with the programme team
  • To carry out at least one interim engagement per year (which may take the form of a ‘virtual’ visit by video conference/Skype in recognition of the logistical difficulties presented by Plymouth’s geographical location) and at least one face to face visit during the term of office to obtain feedback from staff and students on assessment in practice and to strengthen their engagement with the ongoing teaching and learning process.
If you would like to be considered for this role, please submit a CV by email to Caroline Crawford, caroline.crawford@plymouth.ac.uk by 28 February 2018 or for further information about the role email Valda Harding (Adult Field Lead for Exeter site), v.harding@plymouth.ac.uk, 01392 537913.

External Examiner CPD framework Midwifery Units

Opening Date:
1 Feb 2018
Closing Date:
16 Mar 2018
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The Faculty of Health and Social Sciences is seeking to appoint an External Examiner specialising in midwifery studies to join an existing team for our CPD Framework. The Framework allows health and social care students to progress from post registration/post qualification awards to a ‘top-up’ first degree and continue through PG Cert, PG Dip to MA Advanced Practice. The awards are made up of a variety of individual 20 credit CPD units which students can take in ‘bite-sized chunks’ and are pre-dominantly worked-based. The External Examiner would be allocated a range of work at both levels 6 & 7 and should be a midwife registered with the NMC. The post is for four years commencing in September 2018 and would involve attending one exam board a year. An induction programme is offered. For further information and an application form please contact: Luisa Cescuti-Butler (LCButler@bournemouth.ac.uk)

External Assessor

Opening Date:
3 Jan 2018
Closing Date:
1 Mar 2018
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External Assessor for a new nursing programme from the University Of Exeter's Academy Of Nursing The University of Exeter is launching a unique, exciting and ground breaking nursing programme to educate the nurses of the future. We will be admitting the most able students, and educating them to be future front-runners in global innovation, research, clinical practice, leadership and health policy in nursing. As a research-intensive Russell Group University, science and research is at the heart of our educational mission for nursing. To support us in this exciting undertaking we require an exceptional and experienced external assessor. The role of the external assessor includes confirming that: a) academic and professional body standards have been set at the appropriate levels and the programme structure, content and resources enable the required standards to be met; b) Exeter’s university and college processes and procedures are in alignment with those used by Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education. You will fulfil this role through your involvement in the internal and external approval process. You will review documentation electronically and attend the programme approval event with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) quality assurance representatives. The event date has not been set but will be in late 2018 (most likely November). Applicants must be available to attend the event and confirm they have sufficient time to undertake the required reviewing responsibilities. Interested parties should email their CV to Lara Whiteman, project manager at: L.Whiteman@exeter.ac.uk. We look forward to hearing from you. David Richards, University of Exeter Academy of Nursing
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