Jobs: East Midlands

Associate Professor – Head of Adult Division

Opening Date:
1 Mar 2021
Closing Date:
11 Apr 2021
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We are seeking to appoint a professionally registered individual (NMC/HCPC) to join the Leicester School of Nursing and Midwifery as an Associate Professor to lead and manage the Adult Division. The School has a large portfolio of nursing, midwifery and paramedic courses at undergraduate and post graduate level. This post is to manage the adult nursing and paramedic staff and provide academic leadership for the staff leading and delivering programmes within the Division. For more information see https://www.dmu.ac.uk/jobs

External Examiner Independent/Supplementary Prescribing (V300) programme

Opening Date:
27 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
31 Mar 2021
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The Leicester School of Nursing and Midwifery, within the Faculty of Health Sciences at De Montfort University Leicester is seeking to appoint an External Examiner for our Independent/Supplementary Prescribing (V300) programme at level 6 and 7. Applicants should hold appropriate academic qualifications including current professional registration with NMC or HCPC and a non-medical prescribing qualification. Ideally, candidates 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. External examiner responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • discussions with academic and administrative teams and students
  • 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
The appointment will be from October 2021 and will be for a period of four years. All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. Further details about the course can be found on our website at: https://www.dmu.ac.uk/study/courses/postgraduate-courses/independent-supplementary-prescribing-v300/independent-supplementary-prescribing-v300-level-7.aspx How to apply: Interested individuals should send their expressions of interest together with a full curriculum vitae including your NMC or HCPC registration number, name as it appears on the professional register, details of teaching and external examining experience, along with any other relevant information to hfield@dmu.ac.uk For further information about the role contact: Hilary Field, Non-Medical Prescribing Lead, hfield@dmu.ac.uk 0116 201 3892

External Examiner – MSc International Nursing and Leadership programme

Opening Date:
26 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
31 Mar 2021
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The Leicester School of Nursing and Midwifery, at De Montfort University, is seeking to appoint an External Examiner to the new MSc International Nursing and Leadership programme which is due to start in September 2021. This programme is aimed at nurses working in their home country (abroad) who wish to undertake a Masters programme in a UK university, with a focus on leadership in healthcare. The programme has three broad themes: leadership, evidence-based practice and global health. As such, you will be expected to work with a small team of module leaders across this range of modules and you will need to be a nurse registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. Duties will include the review of the students’ academic work, attendance at assessment boards and writing an annual report. All appointments are subject to meeting the University’s criteria for the appointment of external examiners. The successful applicant would be appointed with effect from April 2021 for a term of four academic years. For more information, please contact the Programme Leader, Julian Stribling (0116 201 3921). If you would like to be considered for the role, please forward your CV, by the end of March 2021, to: jstribling@dmu.ac.uk

Lecturer in Health and Social Care

Opening Date:
17 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
16 Mar 2021
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About the role This is a part time 0.5fte role. This is an exciting time to join the University of Derby and the School of Allied Health and Social Care. With a University Gold TEF rating, and outstanding NSS scores in our courses including 100% satisfaction in the BA Health & social Care programme. The School of Allied Health and Social Care is seeking to appoint a permanent 0.5 Lecturer post. You will be part of our highly dedicated team of practice- based lecturers delivering on the BA (Hons) Health and Social Care degree and be a part of developing exciting postgraduate opportunities for our learners. Our students go on to exciting and challenging professions within the realm of Health and Social Care as well as relevant Masters programmes. The successful candidate will be expected to deliver on our exciting, innovative and research informed curriculum, providing and delivering high quality teaching across a range of health and social care topics. You will work with an excellent developmental team to show a strong commitment to continuing professional development and to interprofessional perspectives. You will have excellent organisational and communication skills and will be expected to contribute to course management and academic administrative duties. We are looking for a passionate applicant who despite the challenging times can think outside the box and offer exciting new ideas through a futuristic health and social care lens. The school of Allied Health and Social Care has strong partnerships with employers and placement providers from a range of sectors including education, Local Authority, social services, and the independent, voluntary and the private sectors. We have a commitment to internationalisation, and strong links with global partners, both within universities and practice settings. Applied research activity is an integral part of the school’s business and there is a commitment to enabling staff to engage in a wide range of research and scholarship. You will be supported and encouraged to develop your research interest. Applicants must have or be willing to work towards a Doctorate in an appropriate subject, experience of teaching and assessing in HEI or practice settings and a professional qualification in a Health and Social Care profession. The University offers academic support and professional development support and provides the opportunity for staff without a recognised teaching qualification to undertake the Post Graduate Certificate in Higher Education leading to recognition as a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Lecturer in Child and Family Health and Wellbeing

Opening Date:
17 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
28 Mar 2021
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This is a part time 0.5fte role. This is an exciting time to join the University of Derby and the School of Allied Health and Social Care. With a University Gold TEF rating, and outstanding NSS scores in our courses. The School of Allied Health and Social Care is seeking to appoint a permanent 0.5 Lecturer post. You will be part of our highly dedicated team of practice- based lecturers delivering on the BSc (Hons) Child and Family Health and Wellbeing degree and be a part of developing exciting postgraduate opportunities for our learners. Our students go on to inspiring and challenging professions within the realm of Health and Social Care working with Children and Families as well as relevant Masters programmes. The successful candidate will be expected to deliver on our exciting, innovative and research informed curriculum, providing and delivering high quality teaching across a range of health and social care topics. You will work with an excellent developmental team to show a strong commitment to continuing professional development and to interprofessional perspectives. You will have excellent organisational and communication skills and will be expected to contribute to course management and academic administrative duties. We are looking for a passionate applicant who despite the challenging times can think outside the box and offer exciting new ideas through a futuristic health and social care lens. The school of Allied Health and Social Care has strong partnerships with employers and placement providers from a range of sectors including education, Local Authority, social services, and the independent, voluntary and the private sectors. We have a commitment to internationalisation, and strong links with global partners, both within universities and practice settings. Applied research activity is an integral part of the school’s business and there is a commitment to enabling staff to engage in a wide range of research and scholarship. You will be supported and encouraged to develop your research interest. Applicants must have or be willing to work towards a Doctorate in an appropriate subject, experience of teaching and assessing in HEI or practice settings and a professional qualification in a Health and Social Care profession. The University offers academic support and professional development support and provides the opportunity for staff without a recognised teaching qualification to undertake the Post Graduate Certificate in Higher Education leading to recognition as a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Lecturer in Nursing (Teaching-Focussed)

Opening Date:
17 Feb 2021
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31 Mar 2021
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There is an exciting opportunity to join the University of Leicester's School of Allied Health Professions as a Lecturer in Nursing, delivering the UK’s first four-year undergraduate master in science nursing with leadership programme. You will join our developing Nursing team who are highly motivated and committed to delivering cutting edge professional education in partnership with students and our clinical colleagues. Additionally this post provides excellent opportunities for collaboration and inter-professional learning and working. 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. In this role you will undertake teaching, scholarship and administrative duties in line with the School of Allied Health Professions teaching and research strategies. To be successful in this role you will be a Nursing and Midwifery Council Registered Nurse with teaching experience in nursing education. You will have a degree in Nursing or a related subject and a relevant master’s degree (or working towards one). You will also have experience of the management and delivery of nursing education programmes and experience in nursing practice. As an experienced practitioner and educator you will have the ability to facilitate student learning using a comprehensive range of delivery methods including lectures, seminars and tutoring. You will be confident in reviewing, evaluating and developing the key skills of students, being able to develop resource materials to enhance teaching quality. Experience in nurse prescribing would be beneficial. We have vacancies for two full-time lecturers plus a vacancy for a 30 hours a week post. We would particularly welcome applicants from Children's Nursing and Mental Health Nursing, although applicants from all fields of nursing are welcome. Enquiries are welcome and can be made to Gary Souter on gs316@leicester.ac.uk

External Examiners – BSc (Hons) Professional Clinical Practice and MSc Professional Clinical Practice Programmes.

Opening Date:
15 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
22 Mar 2021
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The Leicester School of Nursing and Midwifery, at De Montfort University is seeking to appoint two External Examiners to complement our existing team of external examiners aligned to the part time BSc (Hons) Professional Clinical Practice (Level 6) and MSc Professional Clinical Practice (level 7) programmes within our Post Registration Continuing Professional Development portfolio. Post 1 You will need to be a health care professional registered with a professional statutory body and will be expected to work with module leaders across a broad range of adult focussed modules, including - but not exclusive to - the specialist areas of nutrition, older adults, stoma care, gastroenterology, theatres / surgical practice, critical care nursing, anaesthetic care, infection control. Post 2 You will need to be a health care professional registered with a professional statutory body and will be expected to work with module leaders across a broad range of adult focussed modules, including - but not exclusive to - the specialist areas of child & neonatal nursing Duties will include the review of the students’ academic work and practice assessment documentation, attendance at assessment boards and writing an annual report. All appointments are subject to meeting the University’s criteria for the appointment of external examiners. The successful applicant would be appointed with effect from April 2021 for a term of four academic years.

External Examiner – Nursing (Registered Nurse – Adult) Bachelor of Science with Honours

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15 Feb 2021
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15 Mar 2021
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The School of Health and Social Care at the University of Lincoln is seeking an experienced External Examiner for our Adult pre-registration nursing programme. The curriculum has been developed from the NMC Standards (NMC 2018). The successful applicant will be responsible for reviewing 30 credit modules that are to be delivered at level 6 starting in September 2021. We hope the applicant could work with us prior to this to support with the curriculum development of these modules. The modules are as follows: Nursing (Registered Nurse – Adult) Bachelor of Science with Honours: Being an accountable professional (Shared module) Innovation to transformation in nursing practice (Shared module) Leadership and practice education (Shared module) Leading and managing complex Adult Health care (Field specific module) Please see the following links for a full Programme Specification: Nursing (Registered Nurse – Adult) Bachelor of Science with Honours https://www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/course/nurnurub/ 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
Applications for the post should be made by a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and appropriate covering letter.

Lecturer in Pre-Qualifying Healthcare – Nursing Associate and Assistant Practitioner

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4 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
14 Mar 2021
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On appointment the job title for this position will be Lecturer in Pre-qualifying Healthcare. Please note, this is a part time 0.8fte role. The School of Nursing and Professional Practice is proud to deliver nursing associate and assistant practitioner education in partnership with its practice learning partners. We have long history in delivering work-based learning and we are one of the largest providers of apprenticeships in the region. We have an enduring commitment to changing the lives of our trainees and students through recognising and realising their potential and widening participation is at the heart of our approach. This role will focus on supporting our nursing associate and assistant practitioner apprentices and trainees both within the University setting and in the workplace, as well as contributing to the wider work of the College of Health and Social Care. The post holder will be expected to participate in face to face teaching in the University, but also offer support to learners and their supervisors and employers in practice. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic our teams are working and teaching remotely. Our programmes are delivered at both the Derby and Chesterfield campuses and some travel between is expected, although you will have a main site of delivery. Although this role is predominantly to support our nursing associates and assistant practitioners, you will also contribute to delivery across the whole continuum of programmes offered by the College of Health and Social Care. We are keen to receive applications for full or part time working from suitable candidates. Knowledge of apprenticeships and Foundation Degrees desirable but not is essential for this role. It is essential that the post holder is focused on providing an outstanding student experience and understands the requirements of those supporting our learners in the workplace. The post holder will need to hold registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council in any field of practice. Previous experience of teaching and working in a higher education environment would be beneficial but is not essential however applicants with no formal teaching qualification will be expected to work towards one. Achievement of a Masters/Level 7 qualification/PhD would be preferred however applicants who do not possess these qualifications and who would be willing to work towards them will be considered for the role. We are also open to you combining this role with a role in practice. Effective teamwork and excellent communication skills are essential, and you will be innovative and creative in sharing your knowledge and experience to provide high quality healthcare education. You will understand the importance of student experience and have the ability and drive to improve excellence in teaching and student experience by delivering transformative and innovative learning experiences to our students. To arrange an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact David Robertshaw, Head of Pre-Qualifying Health Care (D.Robertshaw@derby.ac.uk). The University of Derby is committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion. However you identify, we actively celebrate the knowledge, experience and talents each person brings.

Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing

Opening Date:
2 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
2 Mar 2021
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Challenging, interesting and constantly changing, the University of Derby is an exceptional place to learn and an incredibly rewarding place to work. Ours is an extraordinary educational environment and because we specialise in identifying and developing individual potential, you can be confident you'll receive all the help and encouragement you need to build a rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress. Our combined higher and further education offering is spread over campuses in Derby, Buxton, Leek and Chesterfield and we have some of the best university facilities in the UK, investing more than £200 million in facilities in the last 10 years. We achieve outstanding results for our teaching and research and with more than 34,000 people choosing to study with us every year, we depend on the dedication of a team of 2,200 academic and professional services staff. Financially strong and seriously ambitious we offer our employees a family-friendly, rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress. About the role The University of Derby is pleased to be able to offer a permanent opportunity to support the pre-registration Mental Health Nursing Programme. The successful candidate will join a team of committed and friendly staff who deliver pre-registration and post-registration nursing and healthcare courses at the University of Derby. The post is based in the School of Nursing and Professional Practice; the post holder will be expected to work collaboratively with colleagues across different disciplines within the College. The subject area offers programmes ranging from those for unqualified support staff, to Honours, Masters and Doctoral Degrees. The College of Health and Social Care upholds the overall mission of the University by providing high quality, accessible learning opportunities; promoting academic enquiry and the advancement of knowledge using a variety of methods of delivery. We are committed to the Widening Participation agenda and have a good record of meeting the needs of local stakeholders. User and carer involvement in course development and delivery is an essential aspect of our work. The post holder will be innovative and creative in their role and will contribute to enhancing the quality of healthcare education, as well as taking forward the research and scholarship agenda. It is extremely important that our successful candidates not only understand the student experience, but that they genuinely enjoy making a positive impact for them both in and out of classes. The role will contribute to programme delivery across the suite of programmes offered by the Department, ranging from Foundation Degree to Masters as appropriate. The post holder will have a strong clinical and educational background in mental health nursing and will focus on delivering an excellent student experience. Please note, unfortunately due to the SOC level and salary associated with this post we would be unable to sponsor any applicants requiring a skilled worker visa. For further information, please visit the following link: https://www.gov.uk/tier-2-general. If you wish to discuss your individual Visa arrangements in relation to this role, please contact us at HRUKVI@derby.ac.uk