Jobs: East of England

External Examiner for pre-registration Paramedic Science degree programme

Opening Date:
6 Dec 2019
Closing Date:
17 Jan 2020
Salary Range:
You are invited to apply for the position of external examiner for this pre-registration Paramedic Science degree programme. The programme is run by a friendly inter-professional team keen to share ideas and continually improve the quality of our graduates and the student experience. The programme is endorsed by the College of Paramedics and will be running a revised curriculum for the first time in academic year 2020/2021. Currently the programme has a maximum cohort intake size of 55 students per year. Applicants must be employed within higher education and work on a Paramedic Science programme approved by the HCPC. The appointment is due to commence in September 2020. The successful applicant will be invited to attend an induction day prior to commencement of the role in the summer of 2020. Responsibilities include: Commenting on draft examination papers, reviewing samples of students’ work, attending meetings of examiners (usually one per year), and submitting an annual report. We would also expect our External Examiner to comment on documents submitted to the HCPC for any Major Change and/or internally for curriculum development and re-design activities. Please send expressions of interest in the form of a CV to Dawn Goff D.Goff@uea.ac.uk Telephone - 01603 597113

External Examiner – Post-registration nursing (Mental Health)

Opening Date:
4 Dec 2019
Closing Date:
4 Jan 2020
Salary Range:
The School of Nursing and Midwifery, based on our Chelmsford Campus, is currently looking to appoint an External Examiner to support across our Post-Registration Nursing (Mental Health and Child and Young People’s Mental Health) modules and MSc pathways, delivered across our campuses in Chelmsford and Cambridge. Our assessment panels are usually held on the Chelmsford campus. 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 (6-7) 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 Laura Adley, laura.adley@anglia.ac.uk or telephone 01245 68 4953. Please address all written correspondence to: Laura Adley Deputy Head of School, Child and Mental Health Nursing (Chelmsford) Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine & Social Care, Anglia Ruskin University 4th Floor William Harvey Building Bishop Hall Road Chelmsford Essex CM1 1SQ

Senior Lecturer in Paramedic Science

Opening Date:
4 Dec 2019
Closing Date:
5 Jan 2020
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Salary Range:
FTE: 37 hours per week (1.0 FTE) - Part time considered Duration of Contract: Permanent Salary: £40,322 to £51,034 pa depending on skills & experience. Main duties & responsibilities We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced HCPC registered Paramedic. You will be responsible for the teaching and assessment of undergraduate/postgraduate Paramedic students at the University. The Senior Lecturer will further be expected to contribute to the administration of the School by undertaking additional roles, such as being a module lead and joining teams involved in activities such as admissions, timetabling or programme support. You will also be expected to undertake and contribute to Paramedic research. 1.Teaching and assessment of undergraduate/postgraduate Paramedic students at the University, at their placement or place of work. 2.Utilise current evidence-base to underpin teaching and learning activities. 3.Participating, as required, in development and reviews of programmes including inter-professional developments across the School. 4.Liaising with and maintaining good relationships with academic, administrative, technical and clinical colleagues. 5.Undertaking other appropriate teaching and administrative responsibilities within the School as may be required. 6.Contribute to the interview admissions team for the undergraduate Paramedic programme, including attendance at some open weekend days 7.Contribute to the on-going evaluation and review of the School's activities. 8.Contribute to undergraduate curriculum developments; including development, delivery and teaching on short courses, modules and programmes. 9.Undertake and contribute to Paramedic research. Skills & Experience You will be an experienced practising Paramedic with the HCPC with recent academic and/or clinical experience in the UK. This post would suit a Paramedic or Paramedic Practitioner with educational experience or wishing to develop a career in this area. It is essential that you have good oral and written communication skills, demonstrate a willingness to undertake paramedic research and are able to work effectively as part of a team. Qualifications required The successful applicant will hold a good first degree in Paramedic Science. You will have completed or be close to completing a Master's degree in a relevant subject or have substantial relevant experience. It is essential that you are HCPC registered.

External Examiner – Foundation Degree in Health and Wellbeing Higher Apprenticeships (Assistant Practitioner) and (Nursing Associate)

Opening Date:
22 Nov 2019
Closing Date:
31 Dec 2019
Salary Range:
The School of Health and Sports Sciences is seeking to appoint an external examiner for our recently revalidated FdA Health and Wellbeing Higher Apprenticeships courses for Assistant Practitioners and Nursing Associates. Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced lecturers in nursing. All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. Tenure will normally be for a period of four years. There are 2 pathways for the Foundation Degree, with 2 intakes per year delivered across a wide geographical area. This is offered as part of the Nursing Associate standard (V1 & V3) and the Assistant Practitioner standard, which is also validated as a standalone programme. The assessment boards are held at the University of Suffolk, Waterfront Building in Ipswich, Suffolk. You will be joining a team of external examiners supporting the School of Health Sciences with a number of undergraduate and pre-registration programmes in health care. As an External Examiner you will be expected to:
  • Have current registration with the NMC
  • Be employed in Higher Education
  • Scrutinize samples of examination/essay scripts and other assessed materials, advising module assessment boards on the content and standard of assessments.
  • Attend a minimum of 2 assessment boards a year.
  • Undertake an annual visit to practice, to meet with students and mentors.
  • Review new modules in preparation for validation events.
  • Advise on academic misconduct and appeal cases.
  • Submit an annual report to the University Quality Boards.
Previous experience would be an advantage, however, if you have not been an external examiner before, a mentor would be appointed for you. You would be part of a team of external examiners for the Pre-registration nursing courses here at the University. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions. If you are interested in the above post please send your expressions of interest, together with a full CV, in the first instance to: Karen Alred Acting Course Lead FdA Health and Wellbeing Higher Apprenticeships Waterfront Building Neptune Quay Ipswich Suffolk Tel: 01473 338599 K.Alred@uos.ac.uk

External Examiner – MSc CBT and Counselling

Opening Date:
4 Sep 2019
Closing Date:
31 Dec 2019
Salary Range:
The MSc in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Counselling at the University of Suffolk has been devised to provide a postgraduate level training in counselling and psychotherapy in both CBT and Time Limited Psychodynamic Counselling and is designed for students from core disciplines, for example, counselling, mental health nursing, social work or psychology. The course design offers students a route towards professional accreditation with the BABCP to enhance their employability for roles in mental health, counselling and psychotherapy in a range of settings, including statutory, voluntary and private practice. For those who will wish to attain counselling accreditation for the first time the course will also fulfil the training requirements that enable students to apply for BACP registration and accreditation. The first cohort of the course will begin this September with boards expected annually in January and July. We are seeking an external examiner with academic experience of delivering Counselling courses at Masters level and clinical accreditation with the BABCP or BACP. Please contact Jan Fish Course Lead, University of Suffolk, j.fish@uos.ac.uk