Jobs: East Midlands

Pharmacist Associate Lecturer-Prescribing Programmes

Opening Date:
18 Sep 2020
Closing Date:
30 Oct 2020
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Qualified Pharmacist required for teaching pharmacology, therapeutics and drug calculations on the Independent/Supplementary Prescribing Short Course (NMP) at the University of Lincoln The University of Lincoln is looking to recruit a qualified pharmacist with current GPhC registration, who is enthusiastic about teaching qualified nurses, midwives and eligible Allied Health Professionals the underpinning theory and skills associated with safe, effective and appropriate prescribing practice. The suitable candidate will have excellent communication skills and work well as part of a team, taking a lead role in developing and providing pharmacology and therapeutics teaching for our educational prescribing programmes. There will be a particular focus on providing a blended learning approach in which students, as adult and independent learners, are directed to on-line educational resources and interactive platforms, enabling them to work remotely, but with the appropriate academic support. The post requires involvement on all aspects of teaching and learning including developing examination papers for review by the External Examiner, marking and moderation in line with best practice principles and the University of Lincoln regulations. The role includes working collaboratively with the academic teaching team and the administrative team to ensure effective and smooth running of the modules comprising the prescribing programmes and the associated administration. The successful applicant will provide teaching to groups of qualified, inter-professional learners throughout the 6-8 months’ duration of their prescribing programme, preparing them to meet the requirements of this challenging Programme/Short Course, which is approved by the NMC, and awaiting HCPC accreditation. As our prescribing courses are provided at both level 6 and level 7, the role requires flexibility and a responsive, adaptive approach due to the diversity of academic attainment and the range of previous clinical experience within each cohort. The role advertised would be that of Associate Lecturer, with flexible hours and days of work. For more information about this opportunity please contact Programme Lead, Dianne Ramm.

Technician: Clinical Skills and Simulation

Opening Date:
16 Sep 2020
Closing Date:
30 Sep 2020
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Please upload your CV with your application. The College of Health, Psychology and Social Care is seeking to fill a vacant post for a Technician in Clinical Skills and Simulation. The role is to provide technical support for medical simulation activity as well as filming and editing of sessions to support E-Learning. The successful candidate will have experience in a technical support or clinical role either in a University or Medical Environment along with a high level of IT literacy. The role requires a degree or evidence of continuous professional development in a medical/clinical area and/or a nursing/medical qualification. Desirable experience includes; practical knowledge of medical equipment and experience of using video recording and editing systems. The post is to support two of the University campuses in both Derby and Chesterfield on a rostered basis. 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

Lecturer/senior lecturer in Social and Community Studies

Opening Date:
11 Sep 2020
Closing Date:
11 Oct 2020
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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 full-time Programme Leader (Lecturer/Senior Lecturer) post to lead on the BA programme. You will be part of our highly dedicated team of social work lecturers delivering on our successful BA, MA and Post Qualifying Social Work programmes. Social work at the University of Derby has national recognition for high quality teaching and student satisfaction and excellent partnerships with employers and placement providers. The social work programmes have a strong emphasis on social work values and ethics and seeks to develop and build on student’s passion for social work, intellectual understanding and personal insight and integrity. We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic applicant who despite the challenging times is able to think outside the box and offer exciting new ideas through a futuristic social work lense. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an exciting, innovative and research informed curriculum, delivering high quality teaching across a range of social work subjects. You will have excellent organisational and communication skills and will be expected to contribute to course management and academic administrative duties. You will have a strong commitment to continuing professional development and to interprofessional and international social work perspectives. 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.

Associate Lecturer in Operating Department Practice

Opening Date:
9 Sep 2020
Closing Date:
27 Sep 2020
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This is an hourly paid role. Actual hours and days will be described in a schedule of work. The Discipline of Pre-Qualifying Healthcare are seeking Associate Lecturers in Operating Department Practice who will contribute to the teaching and delivery of our online Operating Department Practitioner degree apprenticeship. The post holders will be expected to participate on an ad-hoc basis in online teaching. There are also opportunities to participate in face to face teaching on campus during Skills Weeks. These posts are remote/home-based, and you can combine this work with other roles you have. You will be an Operating Department Practitioner or Registered Nurse with relative perioperative experience and qualifications. You will be creative and innovative and be keen to develop and deliver the best experience for our students. It is extremely important that our successful candidates not only understand the student experience but that they genuinely enjoy making a positive impact on our students both in and out of classes. The programme will be delivered as an apprenticeship, so experience or interest in this area would be an advantage. Associate lecturers involved in teaching and assessing will be responsible for providing academic guidance and support for learners studying online. Associate Lecturers will be expected to be academically competent to teach, facilitate and assess the learning of students at the appropriate level, create a supportive learning environment and promote and engage in a ‘community of practice’ within the learners group. The post holders will be expected to work closely with colleagues in the on-campus programme team to ensure a high quality learning experience for all learners. For an informal discussion please contact David Robertshaw, Head of Pre-Qualifying Health Care (D.Robertshaw@derby.ac.uk). 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 Lecturer in Nursing Associate and Assistant Practitioner Programmes

Opening Date:
9 Sep 2020
Closing Date:
27 Sep 2020
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The School of Nursing and Professional Practice is proud to deliver trainee nursing associate and assistant practitioner education in partnership with employers 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. The discipline of Pre-Qualifying Healthcare are seeking Associate Lecturers who will contribute to the teaching and delivery of our assistant practitioner and nursing associate programmes. The post holders will be expected to participate on an ad-hoc basis in face-to-face teaching in the University or associate sites. Our programmes are delivered at both the Derby and Chesterfield campuses. This job is open to Registered Nurses, Nursing Associates or Assistant Practitioners. If you are a Registered Nurse or Nursing Associate, you must active unencumbered registration with the NMC on any part of the register. We are also open to applications from other professions as we value the input and contribution from interprofessional colleagues. Knowledge of apprenticeships, work-based learning and/or Foundation Degrees would be an advantage but is not essential for the role. However, it is essential that the post holders are focused on providing an outstanding student experience, and also understand the requirements of those supporting our learners in the workplace. The post holders will have a strong clinical and educational background and will be innovative and creative in their role and will contribute to enhancing the quality of healthcare education. This role would complement your clinical role in practice. To arrange an informal visit or discussion, please contact David Robertshaw, Head of Pre-Qualifying Health Care (D.Robertshaw@derby.ac.uk). 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

External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy

Opening Date:
4 Sep 2020
Closing Date:
25 Sep 2020
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The School of Health Sciences, within the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at the University of Nottingham, is seeking to appoint an External Examiner for our BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy. Further details about the programme/awards can be found on our website at: www.nottingham.ac.uk/healthsciences/undergraduate/physiotherapy-rehabilitation-courses/index.aspx External examiner responsibilities include external moderation of assessments, completion of an annual monitoring report and attendance at Examination boards (at least one per year). The School uses an electronic marking system. External examiners are required to make use of the system during the external moderation process. External Examiners are also required to provide comments on proposed modifications and the development of new modules within their area of expertise. Applicants should hold appropriate academic qualifications, including a degree or higher qualification, and professional registration. It is preferable to have previous experience of external examining although support and guidance can be provided for those new to this role. All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. The appointment will be from September 2020 and will be for a period of four years. The University’s Assessment and External Examiners Overview can be found at: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/academicservices/qualitymanual/assessmentandawards/appointment-and-responsibilities-of-external-examiners.aspx Interested individuals should send their expressions of interest together with a full Curriculum Vitae including your HCPC registrations number and name as it appears on the register, details of your research, publications, teaching and external examining, along with any other relevant information to kay.akhter@nottingham.ac.uk For queries about the role, please contact Michelle Hall, Lecturer/Exams Officer, michelle.hall@nottingham.ac.uk Theresa Harvey Dunstan, Programme Lead, theresa.harvey-dunstan@nottingham.ac.uk

External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Integrative Health and Social Care (top-up) (Level 6) and Certificate of Credit in Health and Social Care Studies (Level 5, one module)

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4 Sep 2020
Closing Date:
30 Sep 2020
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The University of Derby Online Learning Department (UDOL) is looking to appoint an External Examiner for the BSc (Hons) Integrative Health and Social Care (top-up) (Level 6) and the Certificate of Credit in Health and Social Care Studies (Level 5, one module). Information about both of these programmes can be found via the following links: The successful candidate will be responsible for the external moderation for the BSc programme and the 20 credits module for the Certificate of Credit award. Applicants should have subject expertise in health and social care and preferably knowledge of online learning or an interest in developing an expertise in examining online modules. The candidate should also be currently teaching in this subject area and have had curriculum design/development experience relating to higher academic level programmes. The students are both UK and international based. All are combining their studies with work, as this is an entry requirement and they have rich and varied practice experience. Principle duties will include:
  • Verifying assessment
  • Moderating work
  • Attending assessment boards
  • Commenting on proposed programme/module enhancements and developments
  • To write an annual External Examiner report
The appointment will be for a period of 3 years starting with the academic year 2020/2021 (January). Interested individuals should send their CV to Dr Pauline Green, please by 30th September 2020. If you would like to discuss specific information relating to the programme, please contact: Dr Pauline Green e-mail: p.green1@derby.ac.uk All appointments are subject to meeting the University’s criteria. The approval process is independent of the teaching team. Your data will be held and not processed for any purpose other than that for which it has been obtained, in accordance with current Data Protection Legislation until this recruitment process has concluded. Should you be unsuccessful in your application your data will be destroyed securely.

External Panel Member for validation of online MSc Nursing Studies programme.

Opening Date:
3 Sep 2020
Closing Date:
2 Oct 2020
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The University of Derby Online Learning (UDOL) is looking for an experienced nurse academic registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council familiar with higher education in the UK, to act as an external panel member for an online MSc Nursing Studies validation event. The proposed programme is will enable nurses registered with the NMC or the professional regulator in their domicile to gain a postgraduate academic award and advance their career. The virtual validation event via MS Teams scheduled for Thursday 22 Oct 2020 will review plans for a new postgraduate degree that draws from our established online health and social care programme modules and two new nursing modules. The design of the programme is guided by the University of Derby’s Online Academic Framework and University Academic Regulations. The external panel member would be required to review documentation prior to the validation event and work with other panel members including the RCN reviewer, as we wish to also gain RCN accreditation for the proposed programme due to commence in January 2021. Please contact Dr Alan R Williams, Academic Lead for more details and apply by email to a.williams@derby.ac.uk with a brief CV, also confirming you will be available on the planned validation date.