Jobs: North West

External Examiner – Non-Medical Prescribing / Department of Nursing CPD portfolio

Opening Date:
26 Nov 2020
Closing Date:
7 Dec 2020
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The Department of Nursing at Manchester Metropolitan University is seeking to appoint ONE External Examiner for the following programmes:
  • Non-Medical Prescribing (including V300 for nurses)
  • Community Practitioner Nurse Prescribing (V150)
  • Physical examination skills level 6 & 7 CPD unit
The appointment is to start as soon as possible, with a standard tenure of four academic years and one term ending in 31/12/2024. Duties include moderation of assignment briefs and student work, completion of an annual report and potential consultation on Programme modifications. Requirements for this role include:
  • Applicants must be an NMC Registered Nurse
  • Applicants must be on the NMC register as an independent prescriber (V300)
In accordance with Manchester Met’s External Examining Policy, nominees should:
  • have relevant professional experience for the role
  • have awareness of current developments in the design and delivery of relevant curricula;
  • have sufficient academic standing, credibility and breadth of experience within the discipline;
  • hold a current post of at least Senior Lecturer level within a Higher Education Institution;
  • have knowledge and understanding of external reference points for academic quality and standards, and familiarity with the standard expected of students at the appropriate award level;
  • be fluent in English
  • have previous experience of External Examining within a UK Higher Education institution
Due consideration will be given to applicants who do not meet all of the above criteria, on a case-by-case basis. Duties include moderation of assignment briefs and student work, completion of an annual report and potential consultation on programme modifications. If you are interested and eligible, please apply to assessments@mmu.ac.uk Please state the Programme titles in the subject line of your email and include the following:
  • Full CV
  • Details of any other External Examining appointments you currently hold, including the start and end dates of these appointments
  • Details of any involvement you have had with Manchester Metropolitan in the past five years
Expressions of interest should be sent no later than 07/12/2020. The annual fee for this External Examining post is £400. NOTE: You will not be eligible for this role if you have had a close involvement with Manchester Metropolitan University or a collaborative partner within the past five years. ‘Close involvement’ may be defined as having been a member of staff, governor or student of the University, or possessing a close professional, contractual or personal relationship with a member of staff or student with an involvement in the Programme (including involvement in collaborative research activity). For details of how the University collects and uses External Examiner personal data, please see our privacy notice: https://www2.mmu.ac.uk/data-protection/privacy-notices/externalexaminers/

External Examiner – PGC Integrated Palliative and End of Life Care Programme

Opening Date:
23 Nov 2020
Closing Date:
2 Feb 2021
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Edge Hill University, Faculty of Health & Social Care and Medicine is seeking to engage an External Examiner for the following MSc and PGC and PGD Integrated Palliative and End of Life Care with effect from October 2021: Vacancy ref: MED 05 Programme(s): PGC Integrated Palliative and End of Life Care Programme External Examiners are typically placed on the Edge Hill University External Examiners Register for a period of four years. Principle duties normally include;
  • Visit the University at the least once a year to moderate assessed coursework and examination scripts (may be virtual)
  • Attend module assessment boards
  • Produce an Annual Report
  • Review and approve examination papers that contribute to a student’s final award, and any other assessment material as agreed
  • He/she will be of an appropriate health background, including, but not limited to registered doctors and nurses.
If you would like to discuss specific information relating to the programmes, please contact: Fees and Expenses are payable in line with the University policy. Admission to the University’s External Examiners Register is on the basis of satisfactory completion of the University’s Committee and Personnel approval processes, including Right to Work and Reciprocity Checks. Prospective External Examiners are encouraged to send an expression of interest and CV to Laura Makin, Quality Assurance Administrator (makinl@edgehill.ac.uk) citing the programme title and/or vacancy reference. 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. For more information, our Privacy Notice is available at https://www.edgehill.ac.uk/externalexaminers/ Laura Makin Quality Assurance Administrator Faculty of Health & Social Care Edge Hill University Tel: 01695 650748 makinl@edgehill.ac.uk

External Examiner – MSc Advanced Fertility Practice

Opening Date:
23 Nov 2020
Closing Date:
2 Feb 2021
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Edge Hill University, Faculty of Health & Social Care, Medical School is seeking to engage an External Examiner for the following Master of Science (MSc) Programmes with effect from October 2021:
  • Vacancy ref: MED 01
  • Programme(s): MSc Advanced Fertility Practice; Gynaecology/Fertility
External Examiners are typically placed on the Edge Hill University External Examiners Register for a period of four years. Principle duties normally include;
  • Visit the University at the least once a year to moderate assessed coursework and examination scripts (may be virtual)
  • Attend module assessment boards
  • Produce an Annual Report
  • Review and approve examination papers that contribute to a student’s final award, and any other assessment material as agreed
  • He/she will be a qualified nurse or physician with a gynaecology/ fertility background
If you would like to discuss specific information relating to the programmes, please contact: Fees and Expenses are payable in line with the University policy. Admission to the University’s External Examiners Register is based on satisfactory completion of the University’s Committee and Personnel approval processes, including Right to Work and Reciprocity Checks. Prospective External Examiners are encouraged to send an expression of interest and CV to Laura Makin, Quality Assurance Administrator (makinl@edgehill.ac.uk) citing the programme title and/or vacancy reference. 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. For more information, our Privacy Notice is available at https://www.edgehill.ac.uk/externalexaminers/ Laura Makin Quality Assurance Administrator Faculty of Health & Social Care Edge Hill University Tel: 01695 650748 makinl@edgehill.ac.uk

Associate Head Medical Education – Postgraduate and CPD

Opening Date:
17 Nov 2020
Closing Date:
30 Nov 2020
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Postgraduate Medical Education Location: Ormskirk Salary: £55,374 to £60,305 per annum Permanent Post Type: Full Time Closing Date: Monday 30 November 2020 Reference: EHM0224-1120 Make a difference, every day, to the lives of our staff and students. About the role An opportunity has arisen for an academic with significant experience in health-related postgraduate/CPD, to join our senior leadership team within the Medical School. This is a full-time, permanent post that will focus on both the medicine specific and multiprofessional PG/CPD provision. It will primarily be based at the Ormskirk campus. A successful applicant to an Associate Head role here at EHU will inspire best practice and the delivery of a high-quality student experience. You will also act as a key leader and expert advisor within the Faculty, working closely with the Faculty Associate Deans, Heads of Schools / Departments and other senior colleagues to develop, deliver and enhance our provision. This role will specifically support the Head of PG/CPD Medical Education within the Medical School in the effective operational and strategic management of all aspects of PG/CPD taught provision. You will also have excellent communication and leadership skills, with a sustained/successful track record in validation/accreditation, networking, partnership working, innovation and enterprise activity. The post has academic line management and staff development support in its remit. We will offer you exceptional opportunities for research and advanced scholarship and we will support you with your future professional development and career plans. Comprehensive information regarding the job role and application process can be found in the attached document Roles and Responsibilities, Associate Head – Postgraduate/CPD. About the Medical School The Faculty of Health, Social Care and Medicine (FHSCM) comprises three schools: the School of Nursing, Midwifery & Allied Health (NMAH), the School of Applied Health & Social Care and Social Work (AHS&SW) and the Medical School. Edge Hill University Medical School (EHUMS) is one of only five new medical schools in England, established after a rigorous competitive bidding process as part of the government's expansion of undergraduate medical training places and is in fact the only new undergraduate medical school in the North West. Edge Hill University has a longstanding history of delivering high quality/high volume profession specific and multiprofessional postgraduate programmes including: MSc Leadership Development and Management, Master of Surgery, Master of Medicine, MA Clinical Education. We also have a suite of PG Certificates and Diplomas and an extensive portfolio of PG/CPD modules, which continues to grow. In recognition of our multiprofessional ethos to learning, the Medical School will incorporate the Non-medical Prescribing programme and the MSc Advanced Clinical Practice (direct entry and apprenticeships routes) from spring 2021. We have contracts with HEE for PG/CPD and also work extensively with partner organisations and PSRBs. We commenced an MSc Physician Associate Studies programme and MBChB with Foundation Year (6 year programme) in September 2019 and we recruited to our new MBChB (5 year programme) in September 2020.

Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Science

Opening Date:
16 Nov 2020
Closing Date:
30 Nov 2020
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Make a difference, every day, to the lives of our staff and students. About You An enthusiastic and friendly professional with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, coupled with a commitment to providing an excellent student experience. You will have expertise in one or more areas of bioscience/biomedical science, preferably including physiology, pharmacology, genetics or neuroscience. Experience of teaching on Medical, Physician Associate or Health programmes is desirable, in addition to having a keen interest in contributing to the professional, academic, research and scholarly development of the Department/Faculty. The successful applicant will possess skills that encourage student engagement and facilitate student support. You will have excellent interpersonal skills to work collaboratively with students, the programme team, administrative staff and a range of partners including the NHS, Independent, Voluntary and Private sector. We would welcome applications from individuals who have an established track record of research output/scholarly publication and experience of participating in REF exercises, although there will be opportunities to be involved in research and ongoing scholarship and professional practice. An enhanced DBS Certificate is required for this post (to be undertaken upon appointment). About the Role You will work across the Medical School and contribute to the development and delivery of a wide range of programmes including the MBChB, MBChB with Foundation year, MSc Physician Associate Studies as well as post-registration programmes. We will offer exceptional opportunities for research and advanced scholarship and work with you to develop a progressive career development plan. You will strive to deliver a high quality learning experience for our students and be fully will engaged as a member of the Department/Faculty. Rewards/Benefits We want you to feel happy when you come to work and proud when you go home. From the moment you join us you have the opportunity to enhance your skills. We offer various routes for progression, a range of specialist development sessions and academic development opportunities along with an award winning and comprehensive staff health & wellbeing programme (HR Excellence Awards 2017). This means you will receive a full academic induction, be enrolled if appropriate on our PGCTHE, benefit from the Edge Hill University CPD scheme (UKPSF) and our annual University Learning and Teaching day all to support your professional development. This is just a taste of what we are able to offer you at Edge Hill University. About Us We are one of the five new free standing medical Schools in England and highly committed to multi-professional working for academics delivering across our programmes. This is an exciting opportunity to work at a progressive TEF Gold University which is as committed to stimulating research and public engagement as it is to providing an exceptional and transformative educational experience for students. For informal enquiries about this vacancy you may wish to contact: Professor Clare Austin, Associate Dean for Research & Innovation at Austincl@edgehill.ac.uk At Edge Hill University, we value the benefits a rich and diverse workforce brings to our community and therefore welcome applications from all sections of society.

External Examiner – Post Graduate Diploma/Masters in Veterinary Physiotherapy

Opening Date:
14 Nov 2020
Closing Date:
11 Dec 2020
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The University of Liverpool Institute of Infection, Veterinary & Ecological Sciences (IVES) is seeking to appoint an External Examiner to ensure appropriate quality standards are achieved within the Post Graduate Diploma/Masters in Veterinary Physiotherapy. We are seeking a replacement external examiner to start in immediately for a 4 year tenure. Applicants are advised that the University applies the following criteria to external examiners:
  • The area of expertise of external examiners is within the area of examinations undertaken (human physiotherapy essential, veterinary physiotherapy advantageous);
  • Applicants should have recently been employed (or are still employed) within a university appointment;
  • He/she must not have been a University of Liverpool examiner within the last five years;
  • He/she will have a qualification registered with the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and University examining experience.
The successful applicant must hold a minimum academic qualification at Masters/PhD level. All coursework is electronically submitted and marked online; External Examiners will be required to use the online moderating process. User guides and support will be available. The External Examiner would be expected to attend a minimum of two Examination Boards per academic year, currently all online. Please apply to Suzanne Cottriall, Programme Coordinator, on suzcot@liverpool.ac.uk

Lecturer in Diagnostic Radiography (0.5 fte)

Opening Date:
2 Nov 2020
Closing Date:
3 Dec 2020
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School of Health Sciences Grade 8 (0.5 FTE) £41,526 - £52,560 pa (pro rata) This is a rare and exciting opportunity to join a committed and innovative Diagnostic Radiography team. You should hold a Diagnostic Radiography qualification registerable with the HCPC and have experience of delivering Diagnostic Radiography education in either a clinical setting or a higher education institution, with experience of working in CT or MRI scanning. Knowledge of issues affecting Diagnostic Radiography clinical education, evidence of CPD and a Master's Degree (or registered on a Masters' programme) are essential attributes. This post is available working on a 0.5fte basis. Job Ref: 022951 Closing Date: 3 December 2020 For full details and to apply online, please visit: https://recruit.liverpool.ac.uk

External Examiner – Bachelor of Science with Honours in Nursing with Registered Nurse Status (Adult)

Opening Date:
23 Oct 2020
Closing Date:
18 Dec 2020
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The Faculty of Education, Health & Community at Liverpool John Moores University require an External Examiner for the following programme: Bachelor of Science with Honours in Nursing with Registered Nurse Status (Adult). Appointments run from 1st Oct 2021 for a period of 4 years. Previous experience as an External Examiner is desirable but not essential, as mentoring arrangements can be arranged if appropriate. Applications are invited from academics who have appropriate NMC registration, expertise and experience to maintain comparability of standards. If you are interested in the above vacancies, expressions of interest and a copy of your current CV should be sent to BSc Nursing Programme Manager - Dr Nicola Morrell-Scott, n.e.morrell@ljmu.ac.uk by 18th December 2020.

External Examiner – MSci Nurse Paramedic

Opening Date:
1 Oct 2020
Closing Date:
30 Nov 2020
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Edge Hill University, Faculty of Health, Social Care and Medicine is seeking to engage a HCPC registered External Examiner for the following Programme with immediate effect:
  • Vacancy ref: NMA001v3
  • Programme(s): MSci Nurse Paramedic
  • Closing Date: 30th November 2020
We are specifically seeking to appoint an external examiner with HCPC registration and an understanding of the standards for Education and Training, and the proficiencies for Paramedics in accordance with HCPC regulation. External Examiners are typically placed on the Edge Hill University External Examiners Register for a period of four years. Principle duties normally include;
  • Visit the University at the least once a year to moderate assessed coursework and examination scripts
  • Attend module assessment boards and produce an Annual Report
  • Review and approve examination papers that contribute to a student’s final award, and any other assessment material as agreed
  • External Examiners are also invited to engage with students in practice
  • He/she will have excellent underpinning knowledge of the Standards for Education (HCPC) and Training and HCPC proficiencies for Paramedics.
  • The appointment of the external examiner will be a required to collaboratively work with another External examiner to provide the above support for the programme quality standards.
If you would like to discuss specific information relating to the programme, please contact: Fees and Expenses are payable in line with the University policy. Admission to the University’s External Examiners Register is on the basis of satisfactory completion of the University’s Committee and Personnel approval processes, including Right to Work and Reciprocity Checks. Prospective External Examiners are encouraged to send an expression of interest and CV to Susan Wilde, Quality Coordinator (wildes@edgehill.ac.uk) citing the programme title and/or vacancy reference. 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. For more information, our Privacy Notice is available at https://www.edgehill.ac.uk/externalexaminers/ Susan Wilde Quality Coordinator School of Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professions Tel: 01695 657736 wildes@edgehill.ac.uk

External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Clinical and Professional Practice

Opening Date:
1 Oct 2020
Closing Date:
30 Nov 2020
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Edge Hill University, Faculty of Health, Social Care and Medicine is seeking to engage an External Examiner for the following Programme with effect from October 2020:
  • Vacancy ref: PPE080
  • Programme(s): BSc (Hons) Clinical and Professional Practice
  • Closing date: 30th November 2020
External Examiners are typically placed on the Edge Hill University External Examiners Register for a period of four years. Principle duties normally include;
  • Visit the University at the least once a year to moderate assessed coursework and examination scripts
  • Attend module assessment boards
  • Produce an Annual Report
  • Review and approve examination papers that contribute to a student’s final award, and any other assessment material as agreed
  • External Examiners are also invited to engage with students in practice
  • He/she will hold a current registration with a recognised professional body eg NMC or HCPC’
If you would like to discuss specific information relating to the programmes, please contact: Fees and Expenses are payable in line with the University policy. Admission to the University’s External Examiners Register is on the basis of satisfactory completion of the University’s Committee and Personnel approval processes, including Right to Work and Reciprocity Checks. Prospective External Examiners are encouraged to send an expression of interest and CV to Susan Wilde, Quality Coordinator (wildes@edgehill.ac.uk) citing the programme title and/or vacancy reference. 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. For more information, our Privacy Notice is available at https://www.edgehill.ac.uk/externalexaminers/ Susan Wilde Quality Coordinator School of Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professions Faculty of Health, Social Care and Medicine Edge Hill University