Jobs: East Midlands

Lecturer in Neurological Physiotherapy (Teaching Focused)

Opening Date:
17 Jan 2020
Closing Date:
13 Mar 2020
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We are looking for an enthusiastic neuro physiotherapist capable of inspiring interest, curiosity and drive for learning in our students to join the School of Allied Health Professions. This post provides the opportunity for those wanting to develop academic excellence and to contribute to research led teaching on our undergraduate physiotherapy course, including specialist neurological physiotherapy teaching. You will be supported in your development by an experienced and cohesive teaching team that has been developing and delivering physiotherapy education at the University of Leicester for over 15 years. As a teaching focused lecturer, you will engage in scholarship and innovation that enhances teaching and learning within the School and further establishes its external reputation. You will deliver excellent student support and pursue innovation and enhancement in student learning and experience with a view to ensuring outstanding student satisfaction. Our approach to the academic career structure encourages a balance between breadth and specialisation. We highlight the central importance of teaching and research while encouraging all colleagues to develop their contributions to and achievements in areas such as enterprise, engagement, citizenship and leadership. We would actively encourage applications for part-time (0.5FTE 18.75 hours per week) or full-time (1.0FTE) posts. To be successful in this role you will be a specialist in Neurological Physiotherapy and hold a BSc in Physiotherapy with teaching experience in Physiotherapy education. You will also be a member of the HCPC and CSP, having experience of clinical supervision of students on practice education in the NHS, private, independent or voluntary sector. You will have expertise that complements or enhances existing programmes/strengths within the department and themes within the College. You will have a real passion for the subject matter and be motivated to provide the very best experience for our students using your expertise and skill to ensure all reach their potential. We are looking for someone who can network and collaborate at a regional and national level, with a commitment to teaching excellence, diversity, and our departmental community. To apply please visit jobs.le.ac.uk and search for vacancy ID 1708.

Lecturer in Cardiorespiratory Physiotherapy (Teaching Focused)

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17 Jan 2020
Closing Date:
16 Mar 2020
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We are looking for an enthusiastic cardio-respiratory physiotherapist capable of inspiring interest, curiosity and drive for learning in our students to join the School of Allied Health Professions. This post provides the opportunity for those wanting to develop academic excellence and to contribute to research led teaching on our undergraduate physiotherapy course, including specialist cardio-respiratory physiotherapy teaching. You will be supported in your development by an experienced and cohesive teaching team that has been developing and delivering physiotherapy education at the University of Leicester for over 15 years. As a teaching focused lecturer, you will engage in scholarship and innovation that enhances teaching and learning within the School and further establishes its external reputation. You will deliver excellent student support and pursue innovation and enhancement in student learning and experience with a view to ensuring outstanding student satisfaction. Our approach to the academic career structure encourages a balance between breadth and specialisation. We highlight the central importance of teaching and research while encouraging all colleagues to develop their contributions to and achievements in areas such as enterprise, engagement, citizenship and leadership. We would actively encourage applications for part-time (0.5FTE 18.75 hours per week) or full-time (1.0FTE) posts. To be successful in this role you will be a specialist in Cardio-Respiratory Physiotherapy and hold a BSc in Physiotherapy with teaching experience in Physiotherapy education. You will also be a member of the HCPC and CSP, having experience of clinical supervision of students on practice education in the NHS, private, independent or voluntary sector. You will have expertise that complements or enhances existing programmes/strengths within the department and themes within the College. You will have a real passion for the subject matter and be motivated to provide the very best experience for our students using your expertise and skill to ensure all reach their potential. We are looking for someone who can network and collaborate at a regional and national level, with a commitment to teaching excellence, diversity, and our departmental community. To apply please visit jobs.le.ac.uk and search for vacancy ID 1706.

Lecturer in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy (Teaching Focused)

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17 Jan 2020
Closing Date:
16 Mar 2020
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We are looking for an enthusiastic MSK physiotherapist capable of inspiring interest, curiosity and drive for learning in our students to join the School of Allied Health Professions. This post provides the opportunity for those wanting to develop academic excellence and to contribute to research led teaching on our undergraduate physiotherapy course, including specialist musculoskeletal physiotherapy teaching. You will be supported in your development by an experienced and cohesive teaching team that has been developing and delivering physiotherapy education at the University of Leicester for over 15 years. As a teaching focused lecturer, you will engage in scholarship and innovation that enhances teaching and learning within the School and further establishes its external reputation. You will deliver excellent student support and pursue innovation and enhancement in student learning and experience with a view to ensuring outstanding student satisfaction. Our approach to the academic career structure encourages a balance between breadth and specialisation. We highlight the central importance of teaching and research while encouraging all colleagues to develop their contributions to and achievements in areas such as enterprise, engagement, citizenship and leadership. We would actively encourage applications for part-time (0.5FTE 18.75 hours per week) or full-time (1.0FTE) posts. To be successful in this role you will be a specialist in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy and hold a BSc in Physiotherapy with teaching experience in Physiotherapy education. You will also be a member of the HCPC and CSP, having experience of clinical supervision of students on practice education in the NHS, private, independent or voluntary sector. You will have expertise that complements or enhances existing programmes/strengths within the department and themes within the College. You will have a real passion for the subject matter and be motivated to provide the very best experience for our students using your expertise and skill to ensure all reach their potential. We are looking for someone who can network and collaborate at a regional and national level, with a commitment to teaching excellence, diversity, and our departmental community. To apply please visit jobs.le.ac.uk and search for vacancy ID 1707.

External Examiner – Non-Medical Prescribing (NMP) Programme and Short Course

Opening Date:
14 Jan 2020
Closing Date:
27 Mar 2020
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The Professional Development Centre at the University of Lincoln is seeking to appoint an External Examiner for our inter-professional Non-Medical Prescribing Programme and Short Course. Applicants will need to be a Pharmacist holding current registration with the GPhC. An ideal candidate will have experience in teaching and examining at a UK HE institution, have a good understanding of quality assurance, and have specific subject knowledge in relation to the educational preparation of future Independent/Supplementary Prescribers. Previous experience as an External Examiner is preferred but not essential. The appointment will be for four academic years. Further information on the Programme/Short Course can be accessed via the following links: External Examiners play a central role in the maintenance of the standards of the University’s awards and the currency of the curriculum. They perform this role through:
  • discussions with the academic and administrative teams
  • consideration of proposed programme modification(s)
  • review of assessment tasks and examination papers
  • review of samples of student work on modules within the programme, including practice assessment documents/portfolios
  • the endorsement of marks to ensure agreed, fully moderated and externally examined sets of results
  • attendance at appropriate boards of examiners
  • submission of annual reports
Please send expressions of interest with a current CV to cpd@lincoln.ac.uk

NMC Test of Competence (Overseas Programmes) – opportunities for question and OSCE writers

Opening Date:
19 Dec 2019
Closing Date:
31 Jan 2020
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AlphaPlus and the University of Nottingham have been appointed by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) to develop the new test of competence for individuals who have trained as a nurse outside the EU/EEA and are applying to register as a nurse or midwife in the UK. The test of competence comprises two elements. The first is a computer-based test which comprises a number of multiple-choice questions designed to assess applicants’ theoretical knowledge and understanding. The second element is the objective structured clinical examination (the ‘OSCE’) which is a practical assessment of applicants’ practical skills and knowledge. The new test of competence will be based on the standards of proficiency for registered nurses which come into effect on 28 January 2019. These standards can be found here: https://www.nmc.org.uk/standards/standards-for-nurses/standards-of-proficiency-for-registered-nurses/ We are looking for suitably experienced individuals who would be able to develop multiple choice questions, or to develop OSCEs as part of the tests of competence. We are particularly looking for those interested in working on OSCEs. The day rate is £320 per day. Training on the requirements will be provided; you will be paid for one training day and one “getting up to speed” day as part of your work package. Work packages can be flexible to allow for your availability to work. These are not full-time posts, the work will be home-based. The project will involve working closely with colleagues from the University of Nottingham, but also with delivery partners in the University of Northampton, Ulster University, and Oxford Brookes University. The clinical lead on OSCE development is Penny Howard from the University of Nottingham https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/healthsciences/people/penny.howard To register your interest, please contact Tom Hooley, Tom.hooley@alphaplus.co.uk with a CV and a paragraph of text summarising your relevant experience. If you have colleagues who would be interested, please do feel free to forward this email to them. https://www.alphaplus.co.uk/ https://www.nmc.org.uk/registration/joining-the-register/na-test-of-competence/

External Panel Member – BSc (Hons) Nursing and MSc Nursing (All Fields of Practice) programme validation

Opening Date:
17 Dec 2019
Closing Date:
31 Jan 2020
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The Leicester School of Nursing and Midwifery, at De Montfort University, is seeking an external panel member to review documentation and attend a conjoint validation event with the Nursing and Midwifery Council for our new BSc (Hons) Nursing and MSc Nursing programmes (all fields of practice). The approval event will take place on the De Montfort University campus in May 2020 on 12th, 13th or 14th May 2020 (date to be confirmed). We welcome applications from NMC registered, experienced academics with a strong background in pre-registration nursing, knowledge of the NMC Standards for Education (2018) and QAA benchmarks. Previous experience of leading or contributing to equivalent programmes at this level is essential. Prior external examiner or external panel member experience is desirable. Please note that current External Examiners of De Montfort University cannot apply, and applicants should not have had close involvement with the University within the last five years. For further information, please contact Joanne Sharpe – Programme Leader via jsharpe@dmu.ac.uk or 0116 021 3804. Letters of application are invited, together with a CV to jsharpe@dmu.ac.uk.

Urgent: External Examiner – Trainee Nursing Associate programme (Dip HE/FdSc)

Opening Date:
10 Dec 2019
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31 Jan 2020
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The School of Health and Social Care at the University of Lincoln is seeking an External Examiner for our Trainee Nursing Associate programme. The current curriculum has been developed from the Health Education England standards as part of an apprenticeship. We are also developing a FdSc Trainee Nursing Associate programme which adheres to the Standards of proficiency for nursing associates (NMC 2018). This post will cover seeing out the delivery of the current curriculum and the introduction of the new curriculum. The successful applicant will be responsible for reviewing modules delivered at level 1 and 2: http://www.lincstalentacademy.org.uk/apprenticeship/new-nursing-associate/ External Examiners play a central role in the maintenance of the standards of the University’s awards and the currency of the curriculum. They perform this role through:
  • the approval of assessment tasks and examination papers
  • discussions with relevant academic staff
  • the review of samples of student work on modules within the programme, including practice documents / visits
  • the endorsement of marks to confirm that the marks are an agreed, fully moderated and externally examined set of results
  • the submission of annual reports
  • attendance at appropriate boards of examiners
  • agreement to programme modifications
Ideal applicants should possess the following:
  • Current registration (Adult field) & teaching qualification with the NMC
  • Relevant experience to maintain comparable quality standards
  • First time external examiners welcome
Applications for the post should be made by a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and appropriate covering letter:

External Examiner – MSc Advanced Occupational Therapy (including community pathway)

Opening Date:
9 Dec 2019
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31 Jan 2020
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The University of Derby School of Allied Health and Social Care is seeking to appoint an external Examiner for its Post Registration MSc Advanced Occupational Therapy. This post will involve consideration of assessments related to core and optional modules of study at level 7 which are taken by Occupational Therapists on the MSc Advanced Occupational Therapy programme, as well as some modules that are shared and accessed by other Health and Social Care students. Modules include:
  • Introduction to Masters Level Study, Management of Change, Research Methods, Evaluating Practice Outcomes, Professional and Informed Reasoning, Community Focused Occupational Therapy, Community Development through Occupation Based Practice,
  • Designing and Supporting Learning in the Workplace, Negotiated work based module.
  • The External Examiners will also be require to review dissertations.
  • The appointment is to commence from September 2020. The successful applicants will be invited to attend an induction day prior to commencement of the role.
Responsibilities include: commenting on draft assessment guidelines, reviewing samples of students’ work, attending assessment boards (up to two per year), and submitting an annual report. Please send expressions of interest in the form of a CV to Alison Kerr, A.Kerr@derby.ac.uk, 01332 594030