Jobs: Scotland

Head of Nursing

Opening Date:
1 May 2021
Closing Date:
30 May 2021
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The University of the Highlands is an ambitious provider of nurse education and research, and works in close partnership with NHS Boards, and other stakeholders across the North of Scotland. The University is seeking to appoint a new Head of Department to this important strategic post. The successful applicant will be responsible for all aspects of the department and will lead and implement the next phase of the department’s plan for further growth and development. They will have demonstrable leadership skills, with the ability to motivate and influence their colleagues to achieve tangible positive outcomes. Offered as a 5 year fixed term position, the successful applicant will revert to an appropriate substantive role within the department at the end of their tenure as Head of Department. Informal enquiries are encouraged and Professor Annetta Smith (Annetta.smith@uhi.ac.uk) is the point of contact.

External Examiners – Pre-Registration Nursing Programme (Child)

Opening Date:
21 Apr 2021
Closing Date:
14 May 2021
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  • Bachelor of Science Nursing – Child
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) Nursing – Child
  • Master of Science Nursing – Child
  • BSc (Honours)/MSc Child and Mental Health 4 year Dual Award Programme
The University of Dundee is seeking to appoint an External Examiner in the Child field for our Pre-registration Nursing Programme - Child. The successful applicant may also have the opportunity to undertake some post-registration and/or postgraduate external examining related to their expertise, and by negotiation. The University requires that External Examiners have qualifications at least equivalent to the Programme being examined, so the successful applicants will possess a Masters Degree. A teaching qualification relevant to Higher Education is also essential for this post. Please be aware that the NMC requires external examiners for Nursing and Midwifery programmes to possess current registration on the appropriate part of the NMC Register. All appointments will be from 1 June 2021 and will be initially for a four-year period. The University’s Assessment and External Examiners Overview, which includes a link to the ‘Guidance on External Examining of Undergraduate and Taught Postgraduate Programmes including the Conduct of Examination Boards’, can be found at: https://www.dundee.ac.uk/qf/quality-and-academic-standards/assessment/external-examining/ For further information please contact: Lynn Griffin Head of Undergraduate Studies Email: l.griffin@dundee.ac.uk Applications should be submitted to Kay Findlay at HealthSciences-QA@dundee.ac.uk

External Examiner – MSc Advanced Nurse Practitioner/MSc Professional Practice

Opening Date:
12 Apr 2021
Closing Date:
14 May 2021
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The Department of Nursing and Midwifery are seeking to appoint an External Examiner for MSc Advanced Nursing Practice/ MSc Professional Practice. https://www.uhi.ac.uk/en/courses/msc-advanced-nurse-practitioner-professional-practice/ The role of the External Examiner is to provide assurance on: a. whether academic standards are set and maintained at appropriate levels b. whether the assessment process is appropriate, rigorous, equitable, effective and conducted in line with policies, regulations and guidance c. whether the standard of student performance is properly judged against the level set, and d. the comparability of the standard and level of student achievement with those in other higher education institutions. This post will be effective from 1st September 2021 and the term of office would normally be four years. Applicants should hold appropriate academic and nursing qualification(s), have experience of programme delivery and acting in the role of an External Examiner. All External Examiner appointments are subject to approval by the University’s Joint Faculty Executive Committee. If you are interested in applying, please submit a detailed CV to Vivien Willeboordse vivien.willeboordse@uhi.ac.uk If you require further information please email Wendy Jessiman, wendy.jessiman@uhi.ac.uk Closing date for applications: Friday 14th May 2021