Jobs: East of England

External Examiner – MSc pre-registration Dietetics

Opening Date:
22 Jul 2021
Closing Date:
2 Aug 2021
Salary Range:
The post will require consideration of portfolios and assessments related to several modules of study. Modules: Year 1
  • Dietetic Theory and Practice 1 – Biopsychosocial patchwork text, case management oral presentation (related to placement 1) and assessment of practice (40 credits)
  • Research 1- Literature review and oral presentation (20 credits)
  • Applied Physiology, Biochemistry and Nutrition- Dietetic science essay (20 credits)
  • Professional Development 1- Portfolio reflective account based on HCPC audit (20 credits)
Year 2
  • Dietetic Theory and Practice 2- Professional practice report related to placement 2, case presentation related to placement 3, assessment of practice (30 credits)
  • Research 2- Dissertation (20 credits)
  • Professional Development 2- Practice development poster - oral presentation related to placement 4 (20 credits).
Note: Research 1, Professional Development 1, Research 2 and Professional Development 2 are shared modules with the MSc Occupational Therapy and MSc Physiotherapy programmes – only the dietetics element of these will need to be reviewed. Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced academic staff. The successful applicant will be invited to attend an induction day prior to commencement of the role. Responsibilities include: commenting on draft assessment guidelines, commenting on draft examination papers, reviewing samples of students’ work, attending meetings of examiners (up to two per year), and submitting an annual report. Informal discussions can be had with Ellie Holmes Eleanor.Holmes@uea.ac.uk Expressions of interest in the form of a CV to Jane Alvarez jane.alvarez@uea.ac.uk

Lecturer in Adult Nursing

Opening Date:
21 Jul 2021
Closing Date:
31 Jul 2021
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ARU is a vibrant workplace and our University is gaining prominence both nationally and internationally. We have ambitious plans for the future and we are determined that our students and staff will realise their full potential. Our main campuses in the cities of Cambridge, Chelmsford and Peterborough have been transformed with major capital investment. With an annual turnover of over £200m, we are a major force for higher education and one of the largest universities in the East of England. The Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine & Social Care is the largest faculty in the university. Our Faculty constantly pursues innovative approaches to develop and deliver curricula to meet the ever changing educational needs of the Health and Social Care workforce. The Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine and Social Care offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, including doctoral level studies. Our provision at Cambridge and Peterborough includes BSc Nursing (Adult) as well as offering BSc (Hons) Nursing courses for Child, Mental Health and two dual registration courses for Adult & Mental Health and Child & Mental Health. More recently we have expanded our portfolio to encompass Higher Apprentice Assistant Practitioners, Nursing Associates and Degree Apprenticeships. Our dynamic approach ensures that our students receive a high quality, research-informed, educational experience, and a sound knowledge of the concepts is essential. We have internationally excellent research in social work and social policy, and have a number of world-leading nursing and healthcare researchers in our Faculty. We’re recruiting for Lecturers in Adult Nursing in the Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine and Social Care (HEMS) in Cambridgeshire at both our Cambridge and Peterborough campuses. These posts will include planning, developing, teaching and support of both pre- and post-registration nursing students as well as contributing to the teaching of a range of other health care professionals and other health related courses. With a Master’s degree or relevant degree and professional qualification at post-graduate level and a current registration with the UK NMC as an adult nurse, you’ll have extensive experience of nursing practice and/ or nursing education. You will have excellent written and oral communication skills, be IT literate with a sound knowledge of Microsoft Office. You must have the ability to think innovatively and be able to meet deadlines, sometimes under pressure. You will be expected to contribute to curriculum development and work co-operatively and as part of a team. You must be have an enthusiastic and flexible approach with good interpersonal and negotiating skills and demonstrate commitment to our values with a willingness to contribute to the collective life of the Faculty. Informal enquiries can be made to Kate Cook, Deputy Head of School at kate.cook@aru.ac.uk. Telephone discussion can be arranged via email. This appointment is subject to an enhanced level children's and adults barred list disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service. Further information can be obtained from https://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check. We offer an extensive range of benefits including a generous holiday entitlement, occupational pension schemes, training and development opportunities, travel to work scheme and a competitive relocation package.

External Examiner – Community Practitioner Nurse Prescribing V100/V150 and Non-medical independent and/or supplementary prescribing

Opening Date:
20 Jul 2021
Closing Date:
30 Sep 2021
Salary Range:
The University of Suffolk is seeking applicants for the role of External Examiner for Community Practitioner Nurse Prescribing V100/V150 and Non-medical independent and/or supplementary prescribing [V300 levels 6 and 7]. Candidates need to hold V300 Independent prescribing, and current registration to one of NMC, HCPC or GPhC. Details of the courses can be found here: https://www.uos.ac.uk/courses/cpd/non-medical-prescribing-v300 Tenure: 4 years starting from September 2021. Please note that to avoid clashes of interest we cannot accept candidates from: University of Essex University of East Anglia Coventry University King’s College London University of Bedfordshire Cardiff University Brunel University London Candidates need to be: Experienced in the design, delivery and management of cognate courses in an UK HEI to at least the level of the course being examined; a UK resident; not the holder of more than one other EE position as of September 2021. Guidance on the rights and responsibilities of EEs at the University along with the terms and conditions can be found on our website. If you are interested in the position, please send a short expression of interest, and CV to the eoi@uos.ac.uk Please remember to list any EE experience, or current posts - although prior EE experience is welcome, it is not a prerequisite for the post.

Lecturer/Associate Professor in Nursing Sciences (Learning Disabilities)

Opening Date:
16 Jul 2021
Closing Date:
29 Jul 2021
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Salary Range:
School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences Lecturer/Associate Professor in Nursing Sciences (Learning Disabilities), 0.4FTE £42,792 to £49,553 per annum, pro rata (Lecturer) £51,034 to £59,135 per annum, pro rata (Associate Professor) The School of Health Sciences’ mission is to be a leader in health care innovation and education, addressing global healthcare challenges and equipping others to do the same. At an exciting time of development, we are seeking to appoint a highly motivated Lecturer/Associate Professor in Nursing Sciences (Learning Disabilities), with a proven academic record to join our experienced and dedicated academic team. You will have demonstrable expertise and experience in learning disabilities nursing and be able to contribute more widely to nursing curriculum development, delivery and assessment (pre and post registration). This is an opportunity to deliver first class education in a vibrant and committed academic community. You will have a good first degree (2:1 or above) as well as holding a professional registration as a Learning Disabilities Nurse. You will have a commitment to inter-professional education and to working collaboratively with a range of professions and organisations to support the School’s strategic goals. This part time (0.4FTE) post is available immediately on a fixed term basis for 28 months and will be subject to an enhanced criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Lecturer/Associate Professor in Nursing Sciences (Adult)

Opening Date:
16 Jul 2021
Closing Date:
29 Jul 2021
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Salary Range:
School of Health Sciences Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences Lecturer/Associate Professor in Nursing Sciences (Adult), 0.6FTE REF: ATS1044 £42,792 to £49,553 per annum, pro rata (Lecturer) £51,034 to £59,135 per annum, pro rata (Associate Professor) The School of Health Sciences’ mission is to be a leader in health care innovation and education, addressing global healthcare challenges and equipping others to do the same. At an exciting time of development, we are seeking to appoint a part-time highly motivated Lecturer/Associate Professor in Nursing Sciences (Adult), with a proven academic record to join our experienced and dedicated academic team. You will have demonstrable expertise and experience in adult nursing and be able to contribute more widely to nursing curriculum development, delivery and assessment (pre and post registration). This is an opportunity to deliver first class education in a vibrant and committed academic community. You will have a good first degree (2:1 or above) as well as holding a professional registration in Adult Nursing. You will have a commitment to inter-professional education and to working collaboratively with a range of professions and organisations to support the School’s strategic goals. This part time (0.6FTE) post is available immediately on a fixed term basis for 28 months and will be subject to an enhanced criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Oral Health

Opening Date:
15 Jul 2021
Closing Date:
5 Aug 2021
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Salary Range:
[REQ04902] The School of Health and Social Care (HSC) The School has an excellent reputation for teaching and research in health and social care. Our academic members of staff include dental professionals, social workers, nurses, allied health care professionals, psychologists and sociologists. The School is run over two campuses, based at Southend and Colchester. Academic staff are supported by a team of administrative staff based at both Colchester and Southend campuses. We are at the forefront of preparing people to solve real-life issues in health and society, offering courses and research that both commissioners and employers believe in. We work in partnership with various people, who offer us their expertise and experience, making us a team of people who truly understand what is needed from health and social care professionals and services– now and in the future. The School is currently going through exciting changes and expansion, with an increase in student numbers, an intention to prepare for submission to Unit Assessment 3 (research focusing on Allied Health Professions, Dentistry, Nursing and Pharmacy) for the next Research Excellence Framework (REF), and the introduction of new courses, including the Nurse Associate Apprenticeship, and Masters in Global Public Health. We are also expanding and building new and innovative areas for student study, including new clinical skills spaces, consultation rooms and study areas. The School of Health and Social Care is seeking to appoint a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Oral Health. The link to the website is  https://hrorganiser.essex.ac.uk/tlive_webrecruitment/wrd/run/ETREC107GF.open?VACANCY_ID=246417OKPg&WVID=9918109NEm&LANG=USA

External Examiner – Pre-Registration Midwifery UG Apprenticeship (3 year) Pre-Registration Midwifery PG 2nd registration

Opening Date:
15 Jul 2021
Closing Date:
8 Aug 2021
Salary Range:
The University of Bedfordshire, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences is seeking to appoint two external examiners for their three year Pre-Registration Midwifery UG (Apprenticeship) course and the Pre-registration Midwifery second registration course. These are full-time courses which extend over a period of 3 academic years (UG) and 2 years (PG). The courses adopt a work-integrated approach to learning which facilitates the application of theoretical learning within the workplace. Learners attend university one/two days a week and engage in work-based learning activities in a midwifery practice setting for the remainder of the time. We are keen to recruit academics with NMC Midwifery qualification and live registration with the NMC. Whilst external examiner experience is desirable, we also welcome expressions of interest from individuals new to this role. The successful candidates will be offered an induction programme and will be supported throughout the duration of their tenure. Successful applicants will be invited to attend approximately 3 academic boards per year. They will also be invited to observe practical assessments (such as OSCEs) and visit learners within practice areas. The specific remit includes review of units at academic level 4-6 contributing to the above undergraduate award and Level 7 for the postgraduate award. The term of office for the successful candidate will be for a period of 4 years. For the undergraduate programme this will commence from September 2021 and the postgraduate programme from September 2022. Please note that all External Examiner appointments are subject to approval by the University’s External Examiner Committee For further information, please contact Amanda Willetts, Portfolio Lead for Midwifery and Neonatal Health, at amanda.willetts@beds.ac.uk

Professional Lead Learning Disability Nursing and Head of Centre for Learning Disability Studies

Opening Date:
15 Jul 2021
Closing Date:
29 Jul 2021
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Salary Range:
FTE: 1.0 fte (working 37 hours per week) Duration of Contract: Permanent Salary: UH9 £51,034pa to £60,905pa depending on skills and experience Location: College Lane Campus, Hatfield The School of Health and Social Work are one of the UK’s largest providers of learning disability nursing and offers pre- and post-graduate education. This is an exciting time to join our team, which also offers a chance to lead both the Learning Disability Nursing Professional Group and to further develop and lead the Centre for Learning Disability Studies within the School of Health and Social Work at the University of Hertfordshire Main duties and responsibilities Duties will include the day-to-day management of the Professional Group and the leadership and management of the Centre for Learning Disability Studies in addition to leading and contributing to the academic portfolio of the professional group. The educational focus for the team is primarily within our preregistration learning disability nursing pathways, including the BSc Nursing, MSc Nursing and degree apprenticeship programmes. There will also be the requirement to contribute to the continuing professional development (CPD) portfolio for nurses and other disciplines within the learning disability areas of practice. The candidate will be expected to drive the research element of the Centre for Learning Disability Studies. Please see the full Job Description for full details. Skill and experience required With in-depth knowledge of contemporary issues for people with learning disabilities and service provision, bringing demonstrable experience of the delivery of high-quality education and research in this field of practice, you will also have an understanding of the higher education sector and its political, national and international context. Experience in a leadership/management role is essential, as is substantial proven experience of teaching. You will have experience of learning disability nursing practice and have had experience of working with key stakeholders such as NHS or independent sector partners, and service users/experts by experience. Evidence of relevant conference proceedings and/or publications/ successful research funding applications would be an advantage. You will demonstrate excellent people management skills, communication, negotiation and exercising influence. The ability to co-ordinate a complex programme, manage the quality agenda for a diverse and complex provision and to meet deadlines and support team members’ in theirs are key skills. You’ll have a higher education philosophy of teaching and learning and advancement through research in harmony with the sector and follow this through with a commitment to personal development, growth and enhancement of knowledge for yourself and your colleagues and students. Qualifications required You will have current live registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council and/or another relevant professional body e.g. SWE. You will also have a Masters Degree in a relevant subject and hold a recognised teaching qualification. Evidence of doctoral level study would be an advantage. Contact Details/Informal Enquiries: Philomena Shaughnessy, Head of Department Nursing Health and Wellbeing, School of Health and Social Work, p.a.shaughnessy@herts.ac.uk, 07793880526. Closing Date: 29 July 2021 Interview Date: 09 August 2021 Reference Number: 033635

Professional Lead Learning Disability Nursing and Head of the Centre for Learning Disability Studies

Opening Date:
15 Jul 2021
Closing Date:
29 Jul 2021
Category:
Salary Range:
Professional Lead Learning Disability Nursing and Head of Centre for Learning Disability Studies School of Health and Social Work / Department of Nursing Health and Wellbeing 1.0 fte working 37 hours per week Duration of Contract: Permanent UH9 £51,034pa to £60,905pa depending on skills and experience College Lane Campus, Hatfield, University of Hertfordshire The School of Health and Social Work are one of the UK’s largest providers of learning disability nursing and offers pre- and post-graduate education. This is an exciting time to join our team, which also offers a chance to lead both the Learning Disability Nursing Professional Group and to further develop and lead the Centre for Learning Disability Studies at the University. Duties will include the day-to-day management of the Professional Group and the leadership and management of the Centre for Learning Disability Studies in addition to leading and contributing to the academic portfolio of the professional group. The educational focus for the team is primarily within our preregistration learning disability nursing pathways, including the BSc Nursing, MSc Nursing and degree apprenticeship programmes. There will also be the requirement to contribute to the continuing professional development (CPD) portfolio for nurses and other disciplines within the learning disability areas of practice. The candidate will be expected to drive the research element of the Centre for Learning Disability Studies. Please see the full JDPS on our site for full details. With in-depth knowledge of contemporary issues for people with learning disabilities and service provision, bringing demonstrable experience of the delivery of high-quality education and research in this field of practice, you will also have an understanding of the higher education sector and its political, national and international context. Experience in a leadership/management role is essential, as is substantial proven experience of teaching. You will have experience of learning disability nursing practice and have had experience of working with key stakeholders such as NHS or independent sector partners, and service users/experts by experience. You will demonstrate excellent people management skills, communication, negotiation and exercising influence. The ability to co-ordinate a complex programme, manage the quality agenda for a diverse and complex provision and to meet deadlines and support team members’ in theirs are key skills. You’ll have a higher education philosophy of teaching and learning and advancement through research in harmony with the sector and follow this through with a commitment to personal development, growth and enhancement of knowledge for yourself and your colleagues and students. You will have current live registration with the NMC and/or another relevant professional body e.g. SWE. You will also have a Masters Degree in a relevant subject and hold a recognised teaching qualification. The University requires that the successful applicant who is offered employment will be subject to a criminal record check from the Disclosure Barring Service before the appointment is confirmed. Informal Enquiries: Philomena Shaughnessy, Head of Department Nursing Health and Wellbeing, p.a.shaughnessy@herts.ac.uk, 07793880526 Closing Date: 29 July 2021 Interview Date: 09 August 2021 Reference: 033635 Date advert placed: 15 July 2021 https://www.herts.ac.uk/staff/careers-at-herts

External Examiner/Reviewer – Periodic Review (Review of currency – via correspondence)

Opening Date:
9 Jul 2021
Closing Date:
30 Jul 2021
Salary Range:
The Schools of Nursing and Midwifery, are currently looking to appoint External Examiners/Reviewers to support our Institutional Periodic Review of CPD/Post Registration courses, delivered across our campuses in Chelmsford, Peterborough and Cambridge. We are seeking to appoint 2 reviewers for nursing and 2 reviewers for midwifery. This is for a one-off review of our portfolio to consider currency. The Team at ARU will provide details of the courses under review and an outline of recent development made to ensure currency and enhancement over the past review period. This review will be undertaken via correspondence in September 2021. A payment of £250 can be claimed for this review. Letters of application are invited, together with CV and confirmation should be sought that:
  • The current employing HEI has a minimum of 5 FTE category A submissions in the current RAE with 50% of activity being recorded as greater than 2*
  • The applicant has had no formal links with Anglia Ruskin in the last five years (please note: this does not include acting as an external panel member at approval events) and;
  • That s/he is willing to work across academic levels (4, 5 and 6) as part of the assessment system.
  • That a relevant NMC qualification is held, along with appropriate academic examining experience.
For further information or informal discussion about the post, please contact;