Jobs: West Midlands

Senior Lecturer in Advanced Clinical Practice and Non-Medical Prescribing

Opening Date:
6 Dec 2018
Closing Date:
6 Jan 2019
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This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Advanced Clinical Practitioner and Non-Medical Prescriber to join the Department of Post Qualifying Healthcare Practice, within the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Birmingham City University. The Department of Post Qualifying Healthcare Practice is a thriving, innovative and dynamic environment that aims to provide high quality CPD for the health workforce. This commitment was recognised nationally, with the University being named ‘Best Post-Qualifying Education Provider’ at the 2017 Student Nursing Times Awards. About the role In collaboration with the Faculty team, the role will involve the following activities:
  • A contribution to taught delivery and module leadership across the MSc Advanced Clinical Practice, Non-Medical Prescribing and other related programmes.
  • Engagement with external stakeholders and provision of placement support to students and mentors.
  • Through personal tutoring, provision of support and mentorship to students undertaking the MSc Advanced Clinical Practice, Non-Medical Prescribing and Pre-registration Nursing programmes.
About you We are looking for someone who can enthuse and engage students, while also contributing to the Schools scholarly and enterprise activities. Experience as an academic in Higher Education is desirable. Credibility and proficiency in Advanced Clinical Practice is essential and you should possess a Non-Medical Prescribing qualification. In addition, experience of supporting students is also desirable for this post. Ideally, you will hold a postgraduate award, or PhD. To apply for this vacancy please go to https://jobs.bcu.ac.uk/Vacancy.aspx?id=2553&forced=1. If you wish to know more about this role, and would like an informal discussion please contact David Waters, Associate Professor/ Head of Department on 0121 331 6166 or by email on: david.waters@bcu.ac.uk.

External Advisor for Independent and Supplementary Prescribing course approval

Opening Date:
4 Dec 2018
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4 Jan 2019
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University of Worcester Course Approval: Postgraduate Award in Professional Development: Independent and Supplementary Prescribing V300 With publication of the NMC (2018) Standards for Prescribing, the University of Worcester will be re-approving the Prescribing programme to align with these NMC Standards and the Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s Competency Framework for all Prescribers. We are looking for an external advisor to review the final approval documentation and provide a report for the conjoined NMC/University of Worcester approval event on the 4th March 2019. There will be no requirement to attend the approval event. There will be an honorarium of £175. Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced academic staff. The successful applicant must be registered with the NMC, be annotated as a V300, and have relevant subject knowledge and experience of advanced practice and prescribing. The University specifies that external advisers should have relevant experience of HE teaching at the appropriate level - normally at least 3 years, and normally in capacity as course leader or similar. In addition, external advisers should not normally have (or have had within the last 5 years) any professional relationship with the University of Worcester (or partner institution if relevant) or with staff involved in the course undergoing approval/review. All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. Applications are by submission of CV. If you are interested in applying for this role (or to request further information), please send a recent CV to Alison Rushworth (Course Lead and Senior Lecturer) Closing date: 4th January 2019

External Panel Member: Department Periodic Review at the University of Worcester

Opening Date:
28 Nov 2018
Closing Date:
20 Dec 2018
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External Panel Member: Department Periodic Review The School of Allied Health and Community is seeking to appoint an experienced and suitably qualified senior academic to act as an External Panel Member for a Periodic Review event due to take place for the Department of Health and Well-being. A review of programme documentation relating to academic Levels 4, 5 and 6 will be required. The University specifies that external panel members should have relevant experience of HE teaching at the appropriate level - normally at least 3 years, and in a capacity as programme leader or higher. The applicants should have knowledge of Foundation and Top Up degrees In addition, external panel members should not normally have (or have had within the last 5 years) any professional relationship with the University of Worcester (or partner institutions) or with staff involved in the course undergoing review. All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. Applications are by submission of CV. If you are interested in applying for this role (or to request further information), please send a recent CV to Lisa Mauro-Bracken, Head of Department, at l.mauro-bracken@worc.ac.uk Closing date: 20 December 2018

Lecturer in Healthcare, Leadership and Management x 2 posts

Opening Date:
26 Nov 2018
Closing Date:
23 Dec 2018
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This is an exciting time to join Coventry University and the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health. With a University Gold TEF rating, ranking 2nd in the UK for Teaching Excellence, and outstanding NSS scores in our courses we have demonstrable excellence in student experience. As a global University, our contribution to teaching excellence extends beyond our UK campuses, with partner organisations in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and South-East Asia. Additionally, we offer global experience opportunities through teaching and research-related activities to both staff and students. The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health is seeking to recruit a motivated and enthusiastic Lecturer within an established team delivering leadership and management education across the health and care sectors. Teaching activity will span across our highly regarded suite of undergraduate and post graduate courses, including the MBA Healthcare Care Sector, MSc Global Health Care Management and Chartered Management Degree Apprenticeship in Health. Applicants must have a relevant Master's degree in an appropriate subject and experience of teaching leadership and management within the healthcare sector. Experience of developing and delivery HEI based educational programmes would be advantageous. The University offers academic and professional development and provides a Post Graduate Certificate Teaching Qualification for Lecturers who do not hold a recognised teaching qualification. The salary is dependent upon the skills and qualifications of the individual. Job descriptions will be available upon request from the Human Resources Department when applying for the post. To apply please visit: https://staffrecruitment.coventry.ac.uk/tlive_webrecruitment/wrd/run/ETREC107GF.open?VACANCY_ID%3d706333KXAS&WVID=1861420Izv&LANG=USA Informal enquiries should be addressed to Amanda Royston, email ab6419@coventry.ac.uk Closing Date: 23 December 2018 Interview Date: w/c 14 January 2019

Head of Social Work

Opening Date:
23 Nov 2018
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1 Jan 2019
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Following a recent subject review, we are seeking to transform our social work and social care offer and wish to appoint an enthusiastic leader to join our team as Head of Social Work. The role will focus on leadership of the Social Work team and further developing the existing academic provision of social work courses at foundation, undergraduate and post-graduate levels. You will lead the academic team in new curriculum and research developments in partnership with employers and key stakeholders. Through excellent leadership and management, you will support and achieve:
  • delivery of courses of the highest academic standards
  • enhancement of the student experience
  • effective collaborative partnership working with stakeholders
  • further development of the faculty’s portfolio of courses
  • generation of growth in the course offer and in research and enterprise.
You will be educated to a minimum of a Master’s degree level or equivalent and will have experience of working in partnership with employers in social work. You will have an excellent understanding of the policy landscape associated with professional social work and social work education. You will be required to engage with key stakeholders to deliver a dynamic, responsive and research enriched curriculum. Dedication to innovative teaching, learning and research activities within social work are also a requirement of the post. For further information or discussion please contact: Clair Jenkins, University of Wolverhampton. Email: clair.jenkins@wlv.ac.uk