Jobs: East of England

External Examiner – Medical Education

Opening Date:
22 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
1 Aug 2021
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External Examiner for MA Medical Education The University of Bedfordshire, School of Nursing and Health Education is seeking to appoint an external examiner to the MA Dental Education course. This is a part-time course which extends over a period of three academic years. The course has a unique focus on the development of dental educators and the teams they support and lead with a clear emphasis on developing knowledgeable practice. It appeals to both those who are still relatively inexperienced educators/trainers and those who wish to develop their learning in this area in anticipation of assuming greater responsibility for teaching and training in the future. The course combines study days with supported online learning and self-directed study. We are keen to recruit someone who has either expertise in Medical/Dental Education or experience of delivering such a course. Whilst external examiner experience is desirable, we also welcome expressions of interest from individuals new to this role. The successful candidate will be offered an induction programme and will be supported throughout the duration of their tenure. You will be asked to attend approximately 3 academic boards per year. The specific remit includes review of units at academic levels 7 including the dissertation unit contributing to the above award. The term of office for the successful candidate will be for a period of 4 years from September 2021. Please note that all External Examiner appointments are subject to approval by the University’s External Examiner Committee. For expressions of interest please send a current CV to Dr Hoda Wassif (hoda.wassif@beds.ac.uk)

External Examiner – V300 Nurse and Midwife Independent and Supplementary Prescribing

Opening Date:
22 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
1 Aug 2021
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The University of Bedfordshire, School of Nursing and Health Education is seeking to appoint an external examiner to V300 Nurse and Midwife Independent and Supplementary Prescribing Course. This is a part-time short course Unit (30 weeks) which extends over two semesters each year. It adopts a work-integrated approach to learning which facilitates the application of theoretical learning within the workplace. Students are required to attend periods of theory based learning, followed by periods of practice based learning at various local NHS Trust and Private Health Sector Providers. There are approximately 50 students per intake (September and January). We are keen to recruit someone who is a registered nurse that has the V300 Nurse Prescriber’s recordable qualification on the NMC database with experience of delivering such a course. Whilst external examiner experience is desirable, we also welcome expressions of interest from individuals new to this role. The successful candidate will be offered an induction programme and will be supported throughout the duration of their tenure. You will be asked to attend approximately 2 academic boards per year. You will also be invited to observe practical assessments (such as OSCEs) and visit students within practice areas (when possible). The specific remit includes review of units at academic level 7. The term of office for the successful candidate will be for a period of 4 years from September 2021. Please note that all External Examiner appointments are subject to approval by the University’s External Examiner Committee. For expressions of interest please send a current CV to: Mr Richard Lumb (Richard.lumb@beds.ac.uk)

Lecturer in Paramedic Sciences

Opening Date:
19 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
4 Mar 2021
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School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences Lecturer in Paramedic Sciences (1.5 FTE) REF: ATS984 £33,797 to £40,322 per annum, pro rata for part-time The School of Health Sciences is seeking to appoint to three part-time Paramedic Lecturer posts as part of a new staff development pathway for current healthcare practitioners who have an interest in developing an academic career alongside their clinical practice. You will have a good first degree (2:1 or above), as well as holding a professional registration as a healthcare professional. You will be able to demonstrate expertise and experience (minimum 1 year post registration) of clinical practice in any field relevant to paramedics e.g. ambulance service, primary care, education, off-shore, prisons. All posts will be offered between 0.4 and 0.6 FTE (2-3 days per week) to allow applicants to maintain a clinical portfolio alongside their academic role. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to gain academic experience and develop their higher education career in a supportive environment with a clear structure for personal and professional development. All posts will be subject to a criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Lecturer/Associate Professor in Paramedic Science – 3 Posts

Opening Date:
19 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
4 Mar 2021
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School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences Lecturer/Associate Professor in Paramedic Science REF: ATS983 £42,792 to £49,553 per annum, or £51,034 to £59,135 per annum, pro rata for part-time Post 1: Full time, indefinite, Lecturer/Associate Professor Post 2: Part-time, 0.5 fte fixed-term to 31 July 2023, Lecturer Post 3: Full time, 1 year fixed-term, Lecturer (part-time applications will be considered for this role). The School of Health Sciences is seeking to appoint several lecturers in Paramedic Sciences to join our experienced and dedicated academic team, to provide vital educational input to the School’s pre-registration programmes in paramedic sciences. You will have a good first degree (2:1 or above), and preferably a higher degree in a health-related discipline, as well as holding a professional registration as a healthcare professional. You will be able to demonstrate expertise and experience (post registration) of clinical practice in any field relevant to paramedics e.g. ambulance service, primary care, education, off-shore, prisons (this list is not exhaustive). Associate Professor candidates must have demonstrable experience of effective academic leadership. All posts will be subject to a criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service. https://myview.uea.ac.uk/webrecruitment/pages/vacancy.jsf?search=3

Lecturer in Physiotherapy (Respiratory) (0.5 FTE)

Opening Date:
19 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
11 Mar 2021
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School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences Lecturer in Physiotherapy (Respiratory) 0.5 fte REF: ATS982 £42,792 to £49,553 per annum This is an indefinite, part-time 0.5 fte post. 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. We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated lecturer in physiotherapy, with a proven academic record, to join our experienced and dedicated academic team. You will have demonstrable expertise and experience in cardiovascular / respiratory physiotherapy and be able to contribute more widely to the 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 current HCPC registration as a physiotherapist and 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 post will be subject to a criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service. https://myview.uea.ac.uk/webrecruitment/pages/vacancy.jsf?search=4

External Examiners – Pre-Registration Nursing MSc and BSc Programmes (all four fields)

Opening Date:
16 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
5 Mar 2021
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The School of Health and Social Work is seeking to appoint external examiners for our Pre-Registration Nursing MSc and BSc Programmes. We require external examiners from all four fields of nursing. To ensure that all NMC requirements are met we hold a number of module and programme boards across the year. The appointment is from September 2021 and will be for a 4 year period. Experience of teaching and assessing at undergraduate level with current field specific registration and a Masters level qualification are essential pre-requisites. Experience of teaching and assessing at postgraduate level would also be desirable. Please make expressions of interest with a current CV to: Jane Say Pre-Registration BSc (Hons) Programme Lead Email: j.say@herts.ac.uk

External Examiner – Non-Medical Prescribing

Opening Date:
16 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
22 Mar 2021
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The University of Suffolk is seeking candidates for the post of External Examiner for our Non-Medical Prescribing modules V100/150/300 at L6 and L7, that form part of our specialist practitioner suite of courses. To find out more about these programmes visit our website https://www.uos.ac.uk/course-list, or speak to our Programme lead for Non-Medical Prescribing, Sue Blainey - s.blainey@uos.ac.uk The EE post is for a four-year tenure, to commence on 01/09/2021 For this position candidates must:
  • Have current registration with the NMC
  • Hold V300/v300 P Independent Prescribing
  • Have extensive relevant practice experience
  • Have experience of course teaching, developing and assessment at L6 and L7
Prior EE experience would be an advantage , but is not a prerequisite for the post. Please include details of current and past EE experience in your expression of interest - and note that we cannot offer EE posts to candidates who already have two such commitments (as at Oct 2021) Note that to avoid conflict of interest we are unable to accept candidates from the Universities of Bournemouth, Brunel, Buckingham, Cardiff, Coventry, City (UoL), East London, KCL, Sheffield Hallam, Derby, Gloucestershire, Greenwich, Herts, Huddersfield, Leicester, Liverpool, Portsmouth, Salford, South Wales, Swansea, Worcester. In the first instance please send expression of interest, and CV, to the undersigned, Simon Bransden Assistant Quality Manager The University of Suffolk e-mail: eoi@uos.ac.uk

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

Opening Date:
12 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
28 Mar 2021
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Professional Lead in Learning Disability Nursing and Head of the Centre for Learning Disability Studies School of Health & Social Work FTE: 37 hours per week (1.0 FTE) Duration: Permanent Salary: UH9 £51,034-£60,905pa Location: Hatfield As one of the UK’s largest provider of Learning Disability nursing in pre and post graduate education, this is an exciting time to join our team. We offer a wide choice of programmes and training and we are expanding our provision and are seeking to appoint a full-time professional lead and Head of the centre of learning disability studies. You will principally be based in our main campus in Hatfield, Hertfordshire, but will be expected to act as a link lecturer and visit students in clinical practice in the surrounding areas, but also including Bedfordshire and Essex. You will be taking a leadership role in delivering learning disability nursing education across Hertfordshire, North London and the South of England. Duties will include the day-to-day running of the centre and managing the academic team. The teaching focus for the team is primarily within our preregistration learning disability nursing qualification pathways, including our BSc, MSc and degree apprenticeship programmes. There will also be the requirement to contribute to our continuing professional development portfolio for nurses and other disciplines within the learning disability areas of practice. Currently our CPD portfolio is focussing on Autistic Spectrum Conditions, Advanced clinical practice in health monitoring, the assessment of mental health needs, managing offending behaviours and Epilepsy, amongst others. Please see the full Job Description for full details. You will have experience of relevant learning disability nursing practice, and of partnership working with key stakeholders, commissioners, provider organisations i.e. NHS and Independent Sector partners, as well as service users and carers. Your application will demonstrate experience of chairing programme or other similar committees, along with experience in managing the whole assessment process including the chairing of examination boards, or a willingness to develop this capability. Extensive experience of teaching is essential. You will demonstrate a sustained interest in and knowledge of contemporary learning disability issues. Proficiency in English Language is key, along with good interpersonal skills. You will have an understanding of the higher education sector and its political, national and international context. You will demonstrate proven leadership skills, and the ability to lead and manage others, excellence in people management skills, communication, negotiation and exercising influence. You will have the ability to use performance management frameworks effectively, to co-ordinate a complex programme or other team activity/projects, and to manage the quality agenda for a diverse and complex provision. Working to deadlines, setting and monitoring standards are a fundamental requirement. You will need to be able to work flexible hours (e.g. weekend cover for open days) and travel. You will be an experienced learning disability nurse, with a current NMC registration. A Masters degree in a relevant subject and an NMC recorded teaching qualification are essential. The University requires that the successful applicant may require a DBS at a later date. Apply online at https://www.herts.ac.uk/staff/careers-at-herts

Associate Professor in Nursing

Opening Date:
4 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
5 Mar 2021
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(Ref:100) The University of Suffolk is a new and ambitious institution with a well-established track record of delivering high-quality academic programmes in health and a growing research profile. The School of Nursing and Health Sciences is the largest academic unit in the institution and has seen significant growth under the leadership of the Dean of School, Dr Paul Driscoll-Evans. To support the expansion of student numbers the University will be opening a new Health and Wellbeing Building in 2022, which will feature significantly enhanced clinical simulation facilities. To support future growth the University is seeking to appoint to an experienced and dynamic individual to become our Professional Lead for Nursing. Working closely with the Associate Dean (Teaching and Learning) the post holder will provide operational and strategic leadership for our nursing provision, always with a clear focus on enhancing the student experience. As a member of the School Executive the post-holder will have the opportunity to play an active role in the development and growth of the overall School. The appointee will be a NMC registrant and have significant experience in the delivery/management of NMC-related programmes and PSRB quality assurance activity, The role-holder will need to have a track record of team leadership and leading initiatives to enhance student experience. Closing date: Friday 5th March, Midday Interview date: Wednesday 24th March We are actively committed to growing and supporting a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all backgrounds and communities. We particularly welcome applications from black and ethnic minority candidates and from candidates with a disability who are currently under-represented within our workforce. We consider flexible working requests for all our vacancies.

Lecturer in Midwifery (Teaching-Focussed)

Opening Date:
4 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
31 Mar 2021
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The University of Leicester's School of Allied Health Professions is seeking to appoint Lecturers in Midwifery to support the delivery of the UK’s first 4-year undergraduate Master in Science with Leadership programme. You will join our developing Midwifery academic 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 Midwife with teaching experience in midwifery practice and in the teaching and assessment of students. You will have a degree in Midwifery or a related subject and a relevant masters degree (or be near completion). You will also have experience of the management and delivery of midwifery education programmes as well as an understanding of leadership theory and its application to midwifery education and practice. Completion of a leadership programme would be advantageous to your role. As an experienced practitioner and educator you will have the ability to facilitate student learning using a comprehensive range of delivery methods and information technology that includes 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. For more information and to apply visit: https://jobs.le.ac.uk/vacancies/2714/lecturer-in-midwifery-teaching-focused.html