Jobs: West Midlands

External Examiner – Health Mentorship modules

Opening Date:
13 Feb 2018
Closing Date:
28 Feb 2018
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External examiner for a range of Health Mentorship modules, Faculty of Health and Wellbeing, University of Wolverhampton. The University of Wolverhampton requires an external examiner for a range of mentorship courses contributing to our continuing professional development portfolio. The external examiner will be expected to monitor the quality of the coursework across the modules below:
  • 6HW025 Preceptorship in Practice
  • 6HW049 SLAiP Mentorship
  • 6HW050 Challenges of Mentorship
We are seeking candidates whose areas of expertise would enable him or her to monitor the quality of these courses and externally moderate assessed work. External examiners are required to attend at least one assessment board a year and complete an annual report. External examiners are also required to provide comments on proposed modifications and the development of new modules within their area of expertise. The post is for an initial period of 4 years, starting in 2018 – 2022 Interested persons should send their CV to FEHWquality@wlv.ac.uk Closing date is 28th February 2018

Associate Professor/Professor Midwifery Practice and Maternal Health

Opening Date:
12 Feb 2018
Closing Date:
26 Feb 2018
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This exciting position is a newly created post in the School of Nursing & Midwifery at Birmingham City University and is jointly funded by Birmingham Women and Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. The post holder will play a key role in providing strategic leadership for research and development of staff to increase capacity and capability for research and knowledge transfer between the two partners within in the discipline of Midwifery Practice and Maternal Health. A key objective for the role will be to ensure research outputs from both partners is disseminated and utilized as well as building on the current research based culture. The role will be essential in supporting new midwives and talent spotting those that will need support to develop the research portfolios of the future. By doing so you will build collaborative research and academic networks across the Faculty and Trust and wider Birmingham organisations. Whilst in post, you will be expected to develop and maintain a personal national/international research profile; publish in refereed journals and contribute to the Faculty’s REF submissions. You will also be require to contribute to teaching on undergraduate and postgraduate programmes as applicable and to support workforce development, through the recruitment and supervision of PhD students and other academic training activities. The post carries the opportunity for the successful applicant to be awarded a personal professorial chair, provided they meet the requirements for conferment of the title at interview. (Attach link to Conferment doc) For a confidential discussion about the opportunity please contact either:

External Examiner – BSc/PG Dip Specialist Community Public Health Nursing and Return to Practice Health Visiting

Opening Date:
1 Feb 2018
Closing Date:
2 Mar 2018
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We are seeking to appoint an External Examiner for the BSc/PG Dip Specialist Community Public Health Nursing and Return to Health Visiting programmes. These are based within the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Health, Education and Life Sciences. The position requires the External Examiner to have a current registration with the NMC and evidence of registration and revalidation will be checked on recruitment. The appointment will commence October 2018; the tenure of appointment if for four years. All External Examiner appointments 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 papers and student work to ensure academic standards and achievements of students are comparable with those in other UK higher education establishments 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 programmes and is conducted in line with the relevant policies and regulations
  • Attend examination boards 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. Ideally, External Examiners will be able to examine across both the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. 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 https://jobs.bcu.ac.uk/vacancy.aspx?ref=122016-567 For further information about the role, please contact Karen Walker, Programme Leader, 0121 331 6040, karen.walker@bcu.ac.uk

Principal Lecturer in Physiotherapy

Opening Date:
26 Jan 2018
Closing Date:
19 Feb 2018
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The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health has a broad provision of health professions related courses across Dietetics, Nursing, Midwifery, Occupational Therapy,Operating Department Practice, Paramedic, Physiotherapy, leading to professional registration, along with a large portfolio of CPD courses at UGand PG levels. We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic individual to take up a full time position as a Principal Lecturer (Physiotherapy) to lead a large team of Physio lecturers and senior lecturers. Applicants will need to be registered with the Health and Care Professions Council and have extensive experience in academic leadership and curriculum development. The successful candidate will join an established senior leadership team, supporting the Head of School in the development of new courses and new curricula. You will have a strong record of working with partners and stakeholders and have excellent project planning skills. Previous experience of teaching within a Higher Education Institution as well as education to doctorate (or equivalent professional qualifications/experience), including a teaching qualification is essential. You will be supported to develop your interests in order to progress your career and research portfolio. Salary is dependent on experience. Deadline for applications: 19th February 2018 Informal enquiries should be addressed to Rosie Kneafsey - rosie.kneafsey@coventry.ac.uk

External Examiner – Physician Associate course (PGDip)

Opening Date:
19 Jan 2018
Closing Date:
19 Feb 2018
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External examiner for Physician Associate course (PGDip) Faculty of Health and Wellbeing, University of Wolverhampton. The University of Wolverhampton requires an external examiner for Physician Associate course (PGDip) modules contributing to our postgraduate course. The external examiner will be expected to monitor the quality of the coursework across the Modules below:
  • 7HW090 Foundations of Clinical Medicine
  • 7HW091 Foundations of Clinical Practice for the Physician Associate
  • 7HW092 Clinical Reasoning and Decision Making for the Physician Associate
  • 7HW093 Personal and Professional Development for the Physician Associate
  • 7HW094 Health and Wellbeing across the lifespan
  • 7HW103 Medical Pharmacology for Physician Associates
We are seeking candidates whose areas of expertise would enable him or her to monitor the quality of these courses and externally moderate assessed work. External examiners are required to attend at least one assessment board a year and complete an annual report. External examiners are also required to provide comments on proposed modifications and the development of new modules within their area of expertise. The post is for an initial period of 4 years, starting in 2018-2022 Interested persons should send their CV to following e-mail address FEHWquality@wlv.ac.uk quoting reference RB 19.1.18 Closing date is 19th February 2018

Foundation Degree in Health and Social Care – University of Worcester

Opening Date:
17 Jan 2018
Closing Date:
28 Feb 2018
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The Department of Allied Health and Social Sciences from the Institute of Health and Society at the University of Worcester is seeking two External Examiners for the following programme: FdSc: Foundation Degree in Health and Social Care The FdSc in Health and Social Care has been a successful course here at the University of Worcester. Interested applicants must have relevant knowledge and practice experience in health and/or social care and have HE experience of teaching, managing and assessing students on similar Undergraduate Degree courses. The role further requires external moderation of assessments, attendance at the Boards of Examiners and completion of an Annual External Examiners Report. The appointment will be with immediate effect. Applicants are advised that the University applies the following criteria to external examiners: Essential: • 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; • He/she must not have been a University of Worcester examiner within the last five years; Desirable: • Experience with relevant Foundation Degree courses • Widening participation knowledge and experience • A recognised Healthcare qualification, either a registered Nurse (Nursing and Midwifery Council) or Allied Health Professions will be considered, (Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) registered). 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. Interested applicants can seek further information or should send a CV for consideration to Lisa Porter Senior Lecturer Health and Social Care, Course Lead FdSc HSC, University of Worcester l.porter@worc.ac.uk.
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