Jobs: West Midlands

Social Determinants of Health and Wellbeing (L4 – Interprofessional module) Evidence Informed Practice and Decision Making (L5 – uniprofessional module)

Opening Date:
21 May 2018
Closing Date:
29 Jun 2018
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The School of Nursing, Midwifery & Health, at Coventry University, wishes to appoint an External Examiner to support our current team of external examiners for modules within the Collaborative Curriculum. Pre-registration students from Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Dietetics, Paramedic Science, Operating Department Practice and Midwifery engage in the modules as part of their course. Coventry University offers extensive support for external examiners and holds briefing workshops annually. Further support is also provided by the professional lead, course directors and course administrators. The University normally expects external examiners to attend a minimum of one examination board per year and to complete an annual External Examiner Monitoring Report The appointed External Examiner will work alongside other external examiners advising and commenting on Collaborative Curriculum. Applicants are advised that the University applies the following criteria to external examiners:
  • The area of expertise of external examiners is within the area of assessment undertaken;
  • Applicants should have recently been employed (or are still employed) within a university appointment;
  • Applicants must not have been a Coventry University examiner or employee within the last five years;
  • Applicants will have a qualification registered with the HCPC or the NMC, a commitment to interprofessional education and in addition ideally will also have external examining experience.
For informal enquiries or an application form please contact Simon Igo, Principle Lecturer. hsx267@coventry.ac.uk, 02477 655825

External Examiner – Pre-registration Adult Nursing Course

Opening Date:
21 May 2018
Closing Date:
29 Jun 2018
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The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health at Coventry University is seeking to appoint a new external examiner for the pre-registration Adult Nursing course. This course is offered both on the Coventry and Scarborough campuses and the successful applicant would visit students and practice on both campuses. Attendance at Subject and Programme Assessment Boards is a requirement of the post holder, and the Boards would be held on the Coventry site. Experience of external examining would be advantageous. It is a pre-requisite of this role that any applicants are recorded on the NMC register as qualified teachers. The University provides an induction programme for all new external examiners and extensive support will be offered by the course team. The closing date for applications is 29 June 2018 with a view to commencing in September 2018. For an application form please contact Mrs Lin Heal, Course Administrator, l.heal@coventry.ac.uk; 02477 655922. Or For further information please contact Laura Strumidlo, Principal Lecturer in Nursing, ac9039@coventry.ac.uk, 02477 655930.

Lecturer in Adult Nursing

Opening Date:
21 May 2018
Closing Date:
5 Jun 2018
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Keele University is renowned for its exciting approach to higher education, innovative research, beautiful campus, strong community spirit and excellent student experience. With a turnover in excess of £134 million, over 10,000 students and a total staff of approximately 2000, the University provides high quality teaching across a wide range of academic and vocational subjects and promotes world-class research. Further information can be found at http://www.keele.ac.uk. This is an exciting opportunity to join our Academic team who are highly dedicated and committed to delivering cutting edge professional education in partnership with students and our clinical colleagues. The team has a range of talents in research, education and clinical specialities and this post provides excellent opportunities for collaboration and inter-professional learning and working. The School is proactive and responsive working collaboratively with stakeholders building upon its existing excellent pre-registration undergraduate, post registration undergraduate and post graduate programmes with an exciting new pre-registration masters in nursing which commenced in June 2016. We are seeking to appoint a talented Lecturer in Adult Nursing who will contribute to the Adult Nursing programme and, where appropriate, other programmes within the School portfolio. You should hold current registration with the NMC as an Adult Nurse and hold a Degree/Postgraduate Diploma/**Master’s degree in a health related subject. You should ideally have experience of acute and /or critical care nursing and health assessment. Prescribing qualifications would be useful. In addition you will also have experience of supporting pre-registration nursing students in a higher education and or practice setting. For full post details please visit: http://www.keele.ac.uk/vacancies

External Examiner – Return to Practice Nursing

Opening Date:
19 May 2018
Closing Date:
15 Jun 2018
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We are seeking to appoint a subject External Examiner from the adult, child, mental health and learning disability fields of nursing for the Return to Practice Nursing course. This programme is based in the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Health, Education and Life Sciences. The position requires the External Examiner to have a current registration in their respective field with the Nursing & Midwifery Council. This, and revalidation, will be checked on application and on an annual basis. The appointment will commence immediately; the tenure is for a perod of four years. All External Examiner appointment are subject to approval by the University Academic board. Role requirements:
  • Comment on the content of the subject area particularly with regard to subject benchmarks
  • Examine assessment briefs, exam and student work to ensure academic standards of students are comparable with those in other UK higher education extablishments of which the external examiner has experience
  • Provide informative comment and recommendations on whether the assessment process measures student achievement rigorously and fairly against the intended outcomes of the programme and is conducted in line with relevant polices and regulations.
  • Attend examination board/s and submit an annual report
  • Engage in communication with the academic and programme team.
Please note that External Examiners are required to engage with assessment of both theory and practice elements of the programme where relevant. Previous experience as an External Examiner is not necessary as the University is able to provide mentorship to the successful applicant. If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply to https://jobs.bcu.ac.uk/Vacancy.aspx?id=1434&forced=1 For further information about the role, please contact Chris Jones, Programme Leader chris.jones@bcu.ac.uk 0121 331 6117 Our standard fee for External Examiners is £450.00 per academic year.

External Examiner – BSc Paramedic Science (subject to approval) / FdSc Paramedic Sciences / DipHE Paramedic Sciences

Opening Date:
16 May 2018
Closing Date:
22 Jun 2018
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The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health at Coventry University wishes to appoint an External Examiner to support its current team of external examiners for the suite of Paramedic Sciences programmes, BSc (subject to approval), DipHE, FdSc for a four-year period commencing September 2018. Coventry University offers extensive support for external examiners and holds briefing workshops annually. Further support is also provided by the professional lead, course directors and course administrators. The University normally expects external examiners to attend a minimum of one examination board per year and to complete an annual External Examiner Monitoring Report. The appointed External Examiner will work alongside other external examiners advising and commenting on the BSc Paramedic Science (subject to approval) / FdSc Paramedic Sciences / DipHE Paramedic Sciences. Applicants are advised that the University applies the following criteria to external examiners:
  • The area of expertise of external examiners is within the area of assessment undertaken;
  • Applicants should have recently been employed (or are still employed) within a university appointment;
  • Applicants must not have been a Coventry University examiner or employee within the last five years;
  • Applicants will have a qualification registered with the HCPC as a Paramedic and, in addition, ideally will also have external examining experience.
Informal enquiries can be made to Mark Garratt, Principal Lecturer in Paramedic Science (aa3136@coventry.ac.uk, 02477 655942). For an application form please contact Mrs Joy Sweatman, Course Administrator (Email ab5780@coventry.ac.uk, 02477 657657).

External Examiner – FD Integrative Counselling & BA (Hons) ‘Top Up’

Opening Date:
14 May 2018
Closing Date:
15 Jun 2018
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The Department of Psychology from the Institute of Health and Society at the University of Worcester is seeking an External Examiner for the following programme: Foundation Degree in Integrative Counselling and BA (Hons) ‘Top Up’ award The FdA and BA programmes in Counselling are successful courses delivered by a partner college with the University of Worcester. Interested applicants must have relevant knowledge and experience in counselling and have HE experience of teaching, managing and assessing students on similar Undergraduate Degree courses. The role requires external moderation of assessments, attendance at the Boards of Examiners and completion of an Annual External Examiners Report. Programme details will be provided to the appointee and a full induction day will be offered. Further support is also provided by the Course Leader and module team. For further information please contact Judith Davies, Principal Lead for Collaborative Provision on Judith.davies@worc.ac.uk or the Course Leader Lucia Capaldi on l.capaldi@worc.ac.uk Closing date: 15/06/18

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy (Neurology)

Opening Date:
9 May 2018
Closing Date:
11 Jun 2018
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The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health are seeking to recruit a motivated and enthusiastic HCPC registered physiotherapist to work as a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer within an established team of academics delivering physiotherapy programmes at undergraduate and post-graduate level. Our BSc (Hons) programme has been ranked 6th in the recent Complete University Guide 2019. Successful candidates will possess an excellent understanding of neurological physiotherapy,research and evidence-informed practice. At Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer level,applicants should hold a Master's degree in a physiotherapy related subject and have either HEI or professional experience of teaching and learning at UG and PG levels. Applications are welcome from those who have previous experience of teaching or assessing in practice or HEI based physiotherapy programmes. The post is full-time and on a permanent basis. The salary is dependent upon the skills and qualifications of the individual. Job descriptions will be available upon request from the Human Resources Department. The University offers academic and professional development opportunities and provides a Post Graduate Certificate Teaching Qualification leading to HEA accreditation for those not holding a teaching qualification. £32,557 - £40,002 per annum/£37,713 - £53,698 per annum Informal enquiries should be addressed to: Dr Joanne Opie - j.opie@coventry.ac.uk

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Advanced Clinical Practice – REQ006023

Opening Date:
9 May 2018
Closing Date:
18 Jun 2018
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The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Healthcare seeking to recruit a motivated and enthusiastic and experienced individual to work as a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer within an established team of academics,delivering education in relation to Advanced Clinical Practice. Teaching activity will primarily contribute to the Masters in Advanced Clinical Practice but will also involve teaching on the online BSc Pre-Hospital and Emergency Care. The post is a two year, fixed term full time position. Previous experience of teaching or assessing in practice or HEI based educational programmes would be advantageous. Ideally, applicants will hold either NMC or HCPC registration. 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. 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. Informal enquiries should be addressed to Alastair Gray at a.gray@coventry.ac.uk £32,557 - £40,002 per annum/£37,713 - £53,698 per annum Interviews will be held 27 June 2018.

External Examiner for MSc Counselling at the University of Worcester

Opening Date:
1 May 2018
Closing Date:
4 Jun 2018
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The Department of Psychology from the Institute of Health and Society at the University of Worcester is seeking an External Examiner for their MSc Counselling course. The University requires that external examiners have qualifications at least equal to the programme being examined, therefore must have: • A Master’s degree in counselling or related area; • Been employed (or are still employed) within a university appointment; • Not have been a University of Worcester examiner within the last five years; The role requires external moderation of assessments, attendance at the Boards of Examiners and completion of an Annual External Examiners Report. Programme details will be provided to the appointee and a full induction day will be offered. The Course Leader and module team are also available to provide additional support. If you would like further information regarding this post, please contact Dr Helen Nicholas, course lead on h.nicholas@worc.ac.uk Interested individuals are also requested to send a copy of their CV for consideration.

Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Pharmacology and Medicines Optimisation

Opening Date:
1 May 2018
Closing Date:
30 May 2018
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This is an exciting opportunity for an exceptional and experienced expert in Pharmacology/Medicines Optimization to lead the academic and professional overview of education and practice across a range of professionally based programmes in the Department of Nursing and Midwifery. The successful candidate will lead the Independent Pharmacist Certificate course and support the highly successful non-medical prescribing programs for Nurses, Pharmacists’ and Allied Health Professionals, alongside the Pharmacology curriculum requirements in the MSc Physician Associate and MSc Advancing Clinical Practice and Pre-registration nursing Programmes. The candidate will be required to develop and contribute to transformational health and social care agenda’s that support new models of healthcare delivery through new ways of working. The post holder will be committed to promoting academic enquiry that develops critical thinking in students at all levels and which supports safe, effective, evidenced based decision making for medicine administration and prescribing practice. Shortlisted candidates invited to interview will be asked to deliver a 20 minute teaching session (followed by 5 minutes of questions) aimed at Masters level students on a Non-Medical Prescribing program ‘How do Non-Medical Prescribers fit within the advanced practice agenda?’
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