Jobs: Scotland

External Examiner – Postgraduate Taught Programmes

Opening Date:
24 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
6 Apr 2021
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The Nursing & Health Care School requires two external examiners for the following programmes:
  • MSc Advanced Nursing Science, MSc (Med Sci) Advanced Practice in Health Care and PgCert Leadership in Health & Social Care (ODL).
Our programmes aim to enable students to develop their skills and attributes in education, research, critical thinking, global citizenship and leadership. Students are typically experienced healthcare professionals from a range of international or UK backgrounds, who continue in clinical practice during their studies or return to practice after graduation. The ideal candidates would be suitably qualified nurse academics who are familiar with postgraduate teaching and programme management, and who have previous experience as an external examiner. Appointments will commence at the start of the academic year in 2021-22 and run for four years. Successful applicants will be responsible for reviewing a range of courses and/or independent projects. The main duties would normally be as follows:
  • Review and evaluate assessment and feedback processes throughout the year
  • Attend the main examination board/s
  • Submit an annual external examiner report.
  • Advise the programme team on programme structure and enhancements
Appointments are subject to the University Senate’s criteria for the appointment of external examiners. Informal inquiries can be made to Dr Eileen Cowey (eileen.cowey@glasgow.ac.uk) Interested applicants should submit a CV and letter of interest by email to the Postgraduate Programme Administrator, Kirsty McColl (kirsty.mccoll@glasgow.ac.uk)

Lecturer in School Nursing/Health Visiting (fixed term)

Opening Date:
24 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
21 Mar 2021
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The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedic Practice is offering an exciting opportunity for a suitably experienced and qualified professional to join our team of lecturers providing high quality education to both pre–registration students and post–registration health care professionals. This opportunity is offered as a one year fixed term appointment or as a secondment. As a Lecturer in School Nursing/Health visiting you will join an experienced and motivated team of academics, providing support for teaching and learning across the School’s portfolio with focus on our post–registration School Nursing/Health Visiting (SCPHN) routes within the MSc Advancing Practice programme. You will be a committed and motivated professional who will therefore contribute effectively to the planning, delivery and evaluation of learning materials/modules across our programmes. With knowledge, experience and skills as well as a degree in a relevant subject, you will also be expected to contribute to the wider School portfolio which includes undergraduate and postgraduate Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedic education. As well as this, our Lecturers develop and use a range of skills to support students as a personal tutor as well as engaging in partnership with other academics, practice provider partners and people and communities The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedic Practice is a vibrant academic community and the main provider of nursing education in the North East of Scotland. The School is housed in a state of the art building designed to simulate both clinical and community settings providing a stimulating learning environment. Our vision is to provide dynamic and transformational learning, teaching and research that makes a leading contribution to improving the health and well-being of local, national and global communities. We aim to engage with key partners to develop, deliver and disseminate high quality research that is of value to society, those using health and social care services, and the professions of nursing and midwifery. This is a full-time position but we will consider different and flexible contract types, such as part-time working. Whilst we are focussed on educating the next generation of Nurses, Midwives and Paramedics, we also appreciate the need to retain skills in the health profession, so we may consider part and full time secondments from your current role. Grade 7 Salary Scale: £34,804 – 40,322 Grade 8 Salary Scale: £41,526 – 49,553 Salary on appointment will be dependent upon experience. Candidates with limited or no prior experience as an academic will be placed on the first point of the Grade 7 scale. Consideration will be given to offering an Academic Attraction Payment (adjusted annually) for those candidates who have specific industry knowledge, skills or, expertise which are required for the position. Please see the job attachments for further information regarding the Grade 7 and Grade 8 criteria. Further guidance on Academic Attraction Payments can be found here. This post in subject to the individual being required to join the PVG scheme. For more information, visit: https://www.mygov.scot/pvg-scheme/ For informal enquiries please contact Dr Sheelagh Martindale, Academic Strategic Lead at s.martindale@rgu.ac.uk Relocation Assistance may be available, subject to conditions.

Lecturer in Midwifery (fixed term)

Opening Date:
24 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
21 Mar 2021
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The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedic Practice is offering an exciting opportunity for a suitably experienced and qualified professional to join our team of Midwifery Lecturers providing high quality education to both pre–registration students and post–registration health care professionals. This opportunity is offered as a one year fixed term appointment or as a secondment. As a Lecturer in Midwifery you will join an experienced and motivated team of academics, providing support for teaching and learning across the School’s portfolio with focus on midwifery course. You will be a committed and motivated professional who will therefore contribute effectively to the planning, delivery and evaluation of learning materials/modules across our programmes. With knowledge, experience and skills as well as a degree in a relevant subject, you will also be expected to contribute to the wider School portfolio which includes undergraduate and postgraduate Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedic education. As well as this, our Lecturers develop and use a range of skills to support students as a personal tutor as well as engaging in partnership with other academics, practice provider partners and people and communities The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedic Practice is a vibrant academic community and the main provider of nursing education in the North East of Scotland. The School is housed in a state of the art building designed to simulate both clinical and community settings providing a stimulating learning environment. Our vision is to provide dynamic and transformational learning, teaching and research that makes a leading contribution to improving the health and well-being of local, national and global communities. We aim to engage with key partners to develop, deliver and disseminate high quality research that is of value to society, those using health and social care services, and the professions of nursing and midwifery. This is a full-time position but we will consider different and flexible contract types, such as part-time working. Whilst we are focussed on educating the next generation of Nurses, Midwives and Paramedics, we also appreciate the need to retain skills in the health profession, so we may consider part and full time secondments from your current role. This post in subject to the individual being required to join the PVG scheme. For more information, visit: https://www.mygov.scot/pvg-scheme/ Grade 7 Salary Scale: £34,804 – 40,322 Grade 8 Salary Scale: £41,526 – 49,553 Salary on appointment will be dependent upon experience. Candidates with limited or no prior experience as an academic will be placed on the first point of the Grade 7 scale. Consideration will be given to offering an Academic Attraction Payment (adjusted annually) for those candidates who have specific industry knowledge, skills or, expertise which are required for the position. Please see the job attachments for further information regarding the Grade 7 and Grade 8 criteria. Further guidance on Academic Attraction Payments can be found here. For informal enquiries please contact Dr Heather Bain, Academic Strategic Lead at heather.bain@rgu.ac.uk or Fiona Gibb, Academic Team Lead, Midwifery at f.gibb@rgu.ac.uk Relocation Assistance may be available, subject to conditions.

Lecturer in Paramedic Practice

Opening Date:
24 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
21 Mar 2021
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The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedic Practice is offering an exciting opportunity for a suitably experienced and qualified professional to join our team of Lecturers providing high quality education to both pre–registration students and post–registration health care professionals. As a Lecturer in Paramedic Practice you will join a motivated team of academics, providing support for teaching and learning across the School, with a particular focus on our new Paramedic course. You will be a committed and motivated professional who will therefore contribute effectively to the planning, delivery and evaluation of learning and teaching. With knowledge, experience and skills as well as a degree in a relevant subject, you will also be expected to contribute to the wider School portfolio which includes undergraduate and postgraduate Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedic education as well as the School’s commercialisation activities. There are also opportunities to undertake applied health research in health and social care policy, education and clinical practice which impacts on the health and wellbeing of people, families and communities. As well as this, our Lecturers develop and use a range of skills to support students as a personal tutor as well as engaging in partnership with other academics, practice provider partners and people and communities. The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedic Practice is a vibrant academic community and the main provider of nursing education in the North East of Scotland. The School is housed in a state of the art building designed to simulate both clinical and community settings providing a stimulating learning environment. Our vision is to provide dynamic and transformational learning, teaching and research that makes a leading contribution to improving the health and well-being of local, national and global communities. We aim to engage with key partners to develop, deliver and disseminate high quality research that is of value to society, those using health and social care services, and the professions of nursing and midwifery. This is a full-time position but we will consider different and flexible contract types, such as part-time working. Whilst we are focussed on educating the next generation of Nurses, Midwives and Paramedics, we also appreciate the need to retain skills in the health profession, so we may consider part and full time secondments from your current role. This post in subject to the individual being required to join the PVG scheme. For more information, visit: https://www.mygov.scot/pvg-scheme/ Grade 7 Salary Scale: £34,804 – 40,322 Grade 8 Salary Scale: £41,526 – 49,553 Salary on appointment will be dependent upon experience. Candidates with limited or no prior experience as an academic will be placed on the first point of the Grade 7 scale. Consideration will be given to offering an Academic Attraction Payment (adjusted annually) for those candidates who have specific industry knowledge, skills or, expertise which are required for the position. Please see the job attachments for further information regarding the Grade 7 and Grade 8 criteria. Further guidance on Academic Attraction Payments can be found here. For informal enquiries please contact Dr Heather Bain, Academic Strategic Lead at heather.bain@rgu.ac.uk or James Brogan, Academic Team Lead, Paramedic Practice j.brogan@rgu.ac.uk  

External Examiner – BSc/ BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies (Adult Nursing)

Opening Date:
8 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
1 Mar 2021
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The Department of Nursing and Community Health within Glasgow Caledonian University are seeking to appoint an external examiner for adult nursing. This is a large undergraduate, pre-registration nursing programme that offers two pathways. Both require full-time study and, on successful completion, each leads to professional registration on Sub-Part 1 of the Nursing and Midwifery Council register as a nurse in the fields of either Adult, Child, Learning Disabilities or Mental Health. Two programmes are currently running (Year 1 – 2018 NMC Standards; Year 2-4 2014 NMC Standards). Applications are invited from suitably qualified academic staff that will have experience of managing and assessing students on similar programmes. Experience of external examining would be an advantage but is not essential. As an External Examiner, you will be responsible for the external moderation of a range of modules from all nursing fields and will be invited to review a selection of scripts and comment on assessment content. You would be expected to attend two Assessment Boards and submit a written report each year. The period of tenure is for four years and will commence in September 2021. All External Examiner appointments are subject to approval by the University. The University offers support for newly appointed external assessors. For further information, or to submit a CV,  please contact the Programme Leader,  Val Ness at v.ness@gcu.ac.uk  or 0141 331 8813.

External Examiner BSc/ BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies (Children’s Nursing)

Opening Date:
8 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
1 Mar 2021
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The Department of Nursing and Community Health is seeking to appoint an external examiner for Children's nursing. This is a large undergraduate, pre-registration nursing programme that offers two pathways. Both require full-time study and, on successful completion, each leads to professional registration on Sub-Part 1 of the Nursing and Midwifery Council register as a nurse in the fields of either Adult, Child, Learning Disabilities or Mental Health. Two programmes are currently running (Year 1 – 2018 NMC Standards; Year 2-4 2014 NMC Standards). Applications are invited from suitably qualified academic staff that will have experience of managing and assessing students on similar programmes. Experience of external examining would be an advantage but is not essential. As an External Examiner, you will be responsible for the external moderation of a range of modules from all nursing fields and will be invited to review a selection of scripts and comment on assessment content. You would be expected to attend two Assessment Boards and submit a written report each year. The period of tenure is for four years and will commence in September 2021. All External Examiner appointments are subject to approval by the University. The University offers support for newly appointed external assessors. For further information, or to submit a CV, please contact the Programme Leader, Val Ness at v.ness@gcu.ac.uk or 0141 331 8813.

External Examiner BSc/ BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies (Mental Health)

Opening Date:
8 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
1 Mar 2021
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The Department of Nursing and Community Health is seeking to appoint an external examiner for Mental Health nursing. This is a large undergraduate, pre-registration nursing programme that offers two pathways. Both require full-time study and, on successful completion, each leads to professional registration on Sub-Part 1 of the Nursing and Midwifery Council register as a nurse in the fields of either Adult, Child, Learning Disabilities or Mental Health. Two programmes are currently running (Year 1 – 2018 NMC Standards; Year 2-4 2014 NMC Standards). Applications are invited from suitably qualified academic staff that will have experience of managing and assessing students on similar programmes. Experience of external examining would be an advantage but is not essential. As an External Examiner, you will be responsible for the external moderation of a range of modules from all nursing fields and will be invited to review a selection of scripts and comment on assessment content. You would be expected to attend two Assessment Boards and submit a written report each year. The period of tenure is for four years and will commence in September 2021. All External Examiner appointments are subject to approval by the University. The University offers support for newly appointed external assessors. For further information, or to submit a CV, please contact the Programme Leader, Val Ness at v.ness@gcu.ac.uk or 0141 331 8813.

External Examiner – MSc Advanced Fertility Practice Gynaecology/Fertility

Opening Date:
8 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
2 Mar 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

Senior Lecturer in Paramedic Science

Opening Date:
29 Jan 2021
Closing Date:
7 Mar 2021
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Post Details Full Time (100% FTE) Open ended contract (Teaching & Scholarship OR Teaching & Research) A secondment to this role would also be considered. Full details of the post can be found here: stir.ac.uk/50o Interviews are expected to take place on Monday 22 March 2021 For the purposes of sponsorship, this is a postdoctoral role under SOC code 2311 The Post We are seeking a motivated, enthusiastic and talented Paramedic to join the Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport as Senior Lecturer to lead our new BSc Paramedic Science Programme. The successful candidate will be an HCPC registered paramedic who has explicit knowledge of the College of Paramedics Educational Framework. Those applying for the Teaching and Scholarly post should hold significant Practice/professional experience and/or PhD/Clinical Doctorate (working towards or achieved). Evidence of engagement in pedagogic and/or practitioner research and other scholarly activities is required. Those applying for the Teaching and Research post should possess a PhD/Clinical Doctorate (or near completion) and be able to carry out independent research and act as principal investigator. Ideally they will have research supervision experience at a range of levels. They should also show evidence of design, development and delivery of programmes at various levels. For both the T&S and T&R post, candidates must demonstrate evidence of academic leadership. The candidate should possess extensive teaching experience in Paramedic practice, Programme development expertise and ideally experience of HCPC approval events. Applicants are expected to demonstrate a proven track record in Paramedic Practice, leadership, policy and staff development. Experience of supervising, supporting and assessing paramedic students is essential. The successful applicant will work with existing Faculty staff to deliver excellence in teaching to all Faculty students. Informal enquiries should be directed to Dr Ashley Shepherd, Head of Health Sciences, email: ashley.shepherd@stir.ac.uk About Us The Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport is at the heart of the University’s sporting and wellbeing life, offering extensive study and research opportunities. We focus on delivering excellence in all we do and to make global impact through research, education and practice. We inform policy at national and international levels by ensuring our research and teaching has impact. Our students develop to become competitive, independent, confident learners and our skilled graduates are global citizens, capable of making a difference wherever they work. We value lifelong learning and education, research-led teaching and an excellent student experience. We aim to make a real difference to the global health and sport industries. Health Sciences In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, we were ranked first in Scotland and 12th in the UK for Health Science research. We have a number of research groups which span subjects including ‘Enhancing Self-care’ and ‘Cancer care’ and have a thriving post-graduate research community of PhD and Clinical Doctorate students. We offer a number of undergraduate and postgraduate opportunities. Our BSc Nursing (Adult or Mental Health) course has won 9 Student Nursing Times Awards since 2012 including UK Nurse educator of the year twice. We have also received multiple commendations from the NMC for our close working relationships with NHS partners.