Jobs: East Midlands

Head of Discipline for Midwifery and Children’s Nursing

Opening Date:
26 Nov 2020
Closing Date:
3 Jan 2021
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This is one of two new posts which have been generated as a result of the successful growth and development of our School of Nursing and Professional Practice. As Head of Discipline for Midwifery and Children's Nursing, you will lead and manage a team of highly skilled and experienced academic staff in the delivery of programmes for student midwifery and children's nurses. You will also be expected to be an external lead for midwifery and children's nursing with our practice partners, including fostering and developing new partnerships and supporting our current, valued relationships. You will be required to hold current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council, as a midwife and/or children's nurse, as well as current evidence of academic and professional development at doctoral level, or equivalent. You will work pro-actively with the Head of School and the other Discipline Leads within the School as well as across the wider College and central units of the University to support and develop staff, students and partners in the context of the University’s values and behaviours. You will have devolved responsibility from the Head of School for the line management of staff in the Discipline(s) and for maximising people potential and engagement across the full range of academic activities, by providing strong leadership that is both supportive and challenging. You will work closely with colleagues across the University to ensure teaching excellence and to maximise student success and experience. You'll maintain high standards of teaching, learning and assessment in all its forms and the development of scholarship and research in the Discipline area; you will lead by example through active engagement with teaching, research and scholarship. In addition, you will initiate and ensure engagement with our practice learning partners to ensure excellence in relation to the student experience. You will benchmark performance against competitors and identify opportunities for further growth and development. To find out more about this role, please visit our website: https://www.derby.ac.uk/jobs/current-vacancies/head-of-discipline-midwifery-childrens-nursing/

Associate Lecturer Counselling and Psychotherapy

Opening Date:
23 Nov 2020
Closing Date:
7 Dec 2020
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Challenging, interesting and constantly changing, the University of Derby, is an extraordinary 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 Applications are invited for the post of Associate Lecturer in Counselling and Psychotherapy. Associate Lecturers are required to support the PG Dip in Evidence Based Psychological Approach for CYP IAPT. We require psychotherapists with Cognitive Behavioural expertise to supervise students on this programme. You will join a highly committed and expanding team that provide a range of degree and postgraduate programmes in Counselling and Psychotherapy with high professional standing and high standards. We expect that you would:-
  • engage in the development and delivery of an innovative and flexible range of learning and teaching materials, including module design
  • provide high quality, accessible learning opportunities and an exceptional student experience in line with the University's strategic objectives, ensuring that employability and ' real-world' learning are at the heart of the curriculum
  • engage in research which influences cutting edge practice, informs and inspires a research-led curriculum and contributes to the Research Excellence Framework
The successful candidate will have a Post Graduate Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy and will have professional experience in working with children and young people in various settings. The candidate must also be accredited by the BABCP. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect everyone who works for us to also share this commitment and to treat people with courtesy and respect. Please note, unfortunately due to the SOC level and salary associated with this post we would be unable to sponsor any applicants requiring a Tier 2 (general) 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

Associate Academic in Nursing, Health and Social Care

Opening Date:
17 Nov 2020
Closing Date:
30 Nov 2020
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Owing to continued growth, we are seeking to recruit Associate Academics in Nursing and Perioperative Practice at the University of Derby Online Learning Department (UDOL). We are seeking an experienced registered nurse or operating department practitioner academic to join our winning team that achieved 94% student satisfaction in the 2020 National Student Survey (NSS). We deliver established BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies and BSc (Hons) Perioperative Practice top up degree programmes, and subject to validation a new MSc Nursing Studies programme. You will combine a passion for teaching online with the ability to inspire students to deliver successful programmes and an excellent student experience. Enthusiasm, vision, adaptability to change and a commitment to making a difference for our students will be essential. The successful applicants will work remotely with other established Associate Academics and the onsite Inter Professional Service team. You will support our popular online programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate level including research supervision and demonstrate an ability to contribute to the design and delivery of a range of modules across the nursing and perioperative curriculum. Applicants should have a teaching and professional experience that is of direct relevance the subject areas. University of Derby Online Learning working in collaboration with the College of Health, Psychology 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 online delivery. We are committed to the Widening Participation agenda and have a good record of meeting the needs of local and international stakeholders. User and carer involvement in course development and delivery is an essential aspect of our work. If you are looking for a great opportunity to join an enthusiastic and supportive academic team who are leading the way in online learning – we want to hear from you. Please contact Dr Alan R Williams, Academic Lead – Nursing and Perioperative Practice to arrange an informal discussion a.williams@derby.ac.uk https://www.derby.ac.uk/jobs/current-vacancies/associate-academic-nursing-health-social-care/

External Examiner Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (SCPHN)

Opening Date:
9 Nov 2020
Closing Date:
27 Aug 2021
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External examiner Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (SCPHN) The Leicester School of Nursing and Midwifery at De Montfort University, Leicester is seeking an experienced external examiner for the Specialist Community Public Health Nursing programme. Tenures will start on the 05/10/21 and will be for two years. External examiners will be required to monitor the quality of course work across a range of modules at levels 6 and 7 and will be required to contribute to the quality monitoring processes of modules within the programme and undertake external review of assessed work. Opportunities will be provided to meet with members of the programme team and students within the School and in clinical practice. External examiners are also required to provide comments on proposed modifications and developments in the modules within their area of expertise. For further information, please contact Dawn Loman, Programme Leader, via email dloman@dmu.ac.uk or telephone 0116 201 3813. If you are interested in applying for a position, please email your expression of interest and current CV to dloman@dmu.ac.uk

External Examiner – BSc Paramedicine/DipHE AAP

Opening Date:
20 Oct 2020
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30 Nov 2020
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The Paramedicine team at De Montfort University (DMU) is seeking an external examiner for the BSc Hons Paramedicine and DipHE Associate Ambulance Practitioner programmes. The BSc programme is in its second year of a three-year programme and currently has approximately 80 students across the two year groups. The successful candidate will be replacing an outgoing external examiner who will be in post until January 2021. We welcome applicants who are registered as a Paramedic with the Health and Care Professions Council and have the additional following criteria:
  • Applicants should be currently employed in a higher education institution
  • Applicants must not have been a DMU examiner within the last five years
  • Applicants will be considered if this is their first appointment as an external examiner, although previous external examining experience would be preferable
DMU uses Blackboard and Turnitin for electronic submission of summative assessments. The external examiner would be expected to participate in the following:
  • External examination of varied assessment types across all of the modules on both programmes. Assessment examples include clinical portfolios, examinations, OSCEs, and presentations
  • Advising on proposed programme and module modifications
  • Appointees are responsible for overseeing a number of modules associated with the programme, and are required to moderate a sample of scripts relating to each module and report on these to the module leader
  • Regular attendance at Assessment Boards and the provision of an annual report to the University would also be expected
The appointment will commence from January 2021 for a period of four years. All appointments are subject to approval by the University. For further information on the appointment please email: If you would like to be considered for the appointment, expression of interest and CV to dan.staines@dmu.ac.uk Further information may be found on the DMU website at https://www.dmu.ac.uk/study/courses/undergraduate-courses/paramedicine-bsc-hons/paramedicine-bsc-hons.aspx and https://www.dmu.ac.uk/study/courses/undergraduate-courses/associate-ambulance-practice-fdsc/associate-ambulance-practice-diphe.aspx