Jobs: Kent

External Examiner-BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science

Opening Date:
11 Feb 2019
Closing Date:
29 Mar 2019
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Allied and Public Health professions are at the heart of health and wellbeing, working separately and interprofessionally in integrated teams, with the BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science programme educating the future workforce, assessing, treating and referring patients at the frontline of healthcare. We are currently wishing to recruit an external examiner for the paramedic science programme due to the completion of tenure of our existing External Examining member. We currently have four intakes of students undertaking their studies, (April 2016, April 2017, Sept 2017 and Sept 2018) with the next cohort due to start in September 2019. Information regarding the programme • Programme title –BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science • Intakes per year -1 per academic year • Approximate number of students- 60 • Number of exam boards per year - 4 We welcome applicants who hold the following qualifications: Essential • Qualifications – first degree in Para-medicine • Current registration with HCPC • Be able to demonstrable academic career in a field of study linked to our professional portfolio which involves experience as a subject or programme manager (e.g. Head of Department, Programme Director, Professional Lead, Senior Lecturer) Desirable • Working towards a higher degree • Significant research record of national standing • Experience of external examining Contact for informal enquiries: Karen Lumsden, Programme Director BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science School of Allied Health Professions, Faculty of Health & Well-Being, Canterbury Christ Church University, Medway Campus, Rowan Williams Building, Room RWs38, 30 Pembroke Ct, Chatham Maritime, Chatham Kent ME4 4UF Tel 01227 922105 Email: karen.lumsden@canterbury.ac.uk Applications and accompanying CV should be should be submitted directly to: mark.gradwell@canterbury.ac.uk

Head of School, School of Allied and Public Health Professions

Opening Date:
6 Feb 2019
Closing Date:
15 Mar 2019
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Canterbury Christ Church University is a modern, dynamic University with some 17,000 students. Our vision is to pursue excellence in higher education by transforming the lives of individuals, enriching communities and creating a University that is an inspiring place to work and where everyone’s contribution is equally valued. We are currently seeking a new Head to lead the School of Allied and Public Health through continued growth and transformation. Sitting within the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing, the Allied Health and Public Health agenda provides a breadth of possibilities for development, and staff in our new school are engaged in a wide range of initiatives at local, national and international level. We are keen to appoint a Head who can enable portfolio development, and facilitate continuous improvement and high quality outcomes. The school delivers an exciting mix of student, research and enterprise activities, for 1,350 students annually across: Diagnostic Radiography, Occupational Therapy, Operating Department Practitioners, Ophthalmic Dispensing, Paramedics, Physiotherapy, Public Health and Health Promotion, and Speech and Language Therapy. As an experienced strategic leader you will be able to evidence delivery of high quality student and staff experiences. You will also be able to deliver excellence in all aspects of the role, including research and enterprise activities. You will be an ambitious and experienced academic with a relevant recognised status, or professional background, to support your sound appreciation of the complexity in contemporary health and care environment and higher education. The appointed candidate will be genuinely passionate about the mission, values and culture nurtured at Canterbury Christ Church University. For further information and details on how to apply, please visit www.berwickpartners.co.uk/70705