Jobs: Scotland

Lecturer in Social Work – Full time, Permanent

Opening Date:
25 Mar 2021
Closing Date:
22 Apr 2021
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We are seeking to recruit a Doctorate qualified lecturer in Social Work who is passionate about the development of the social work profession and preparing future social workers! As a member of the Allied Health & Social Work Subject Group, you will be joining a vibrant academic team who work with other colleagues across the school as part of a supportive, collaborative interprofessional community. You will be working with an expert enthusiastic team committed to providing an outstanding student experience on our Allied Health and Social Work programmes, at all academic levels. As part of your role you will teach, assess, support students as a personal tutor and lead modules and/or programmes in the School; with initial support if you are new to Higher Education. You will be supported in the role to further develop your own academic career in your identified academic pathway (Professional Practice, Learning & Teaching, Research or Business & Enterprise) through access to a range of resources available to all University staff and through a coaching approach to personal development. We work in an inclusive way and can support flexible and remote working. We will also consider applications for part-time time working, job sharing and secondments. If you are excited at the prospect of joining our fantastic interprofessional team as a lecturer in Social Work, then we’d love to receive an application from you! Essential requirements
  • Current registration with the relevant Professional Statutory Regulatory Body for the role
  • Doctoral level qualification (or very near completion)
  • Demonstrable evidence of teaching, assessing and supporting learners in a higher education and/or clinical practice setting
  • A growing research profile including peer reviewed publications and professional dissemination activity
  • Commitment to sustained continuous professional/academic development.
  • Experience of working clinically
  • Desirable requirements
Post-graduate certificate in higher education or equivalent.
  • Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy or a strong willingness to achieve membership within 2 years of appointment
  • Evidence of applying for external funding.
How will we reward you? In return, we offer a great working environment where we support ambition, recognise achievement and offer an attractive benefit package. Salary: £40,322 – 49,553 per annum (Grade 6) Further information about our benefits can be found here For more information regarding this position please contact Mark Johnston, M.Johnston@napier.ac.uk. Application closing date: Thursday 22nd April (Midnight) Please note due to COVID-19 it is possible that interviews will take place via video conferencing. The University is committed to inclusion, demonstrated through our work in respect of our diversity awards and accreditations and holds Disability Confident, Carer Positive and Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champion status.

External Examiners – Pre-Registration Nursing Programme (Child)

Opening Date:
23 Mar 2021
Closing Date:
16 Apr 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

Lecturer in Nursing

Opening Date:
22 Mar 2021
Closing Date:
14 Apr 2021
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Open Ended 35 hours per week (1.0FTE) and Open Ended 17.5 hours per week (0.5FTE) Applications are invited for the post of Lecturer in Nursing Studies, School of Health in Social Science. The School is recruiting to two Lecturer in Nursing Studies posts: a 1.0FTE and a 0.5FTE. This is a unique opportunity for high calibre, self-motivated, dynamic and enthusiastic registered adult nurses to contribute to the future direction of Nursing Studies’ local and global profile. Innovation and creativity are encouraged along with the ability to be a team player who can develop strong external networks. The Opportunity: The successful applicant will provide teaching, research supervision and student support across our undergraduate, masters and PhD programmes. This will include clinical skills teaching and clinical placement supervision. They will contribute to subject area and school level committees, structures and systems. Other teaching and administrative tasks may be agreed with the Head of Subject. The post holder will be expected to make a contribution to the strategic development of scholarship, research, knowledge exchange and impact within Nursing Studies, the wider School and the University. Support in the form of appropriate mentoring will be provided and where relevant the opportunity to undertake the Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice. The post holder will be part of a clinical academic community with access to a varied programme of research across Nursing Studies, associated subject areas and Research Centres. There will be opportunities for personal and professional development alongside support of your active involvement in developing and sustaining independent research contributing to the REF. Candidates need to show recent success in peer reviewed publications, and evidence of a strong potential to become an independent researcher. They will also need to show evidence of teaching development, delivery and organisation, experience of online teaching will be particularly useful. Experience of doctoral supervision is desirable. Experience of leadership and citizenship in terms of committee work would also be desirable. Your skills and attributes for success:
  • Registered Nurse (current recordable qualification with NMC)
  • PhD in Nursing or within 4 months of completing in a relevant field with an in-depth knowledge of and active research agenda in biological and/or social science that apply to nursing and an emerging international research profile.
  • Teaching and course organisation skills and experience of developing and contributing to online learning
  • Experience in bidding for and securing external funding and research grants and of project management and organisational skills
  • Leadership and effective team working both in teaching and research
A full job description can be found at https://elxw.fa.em3.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_1001/job/752/?utm_medium=jobshare

External Examiner – Graduate Diploma: Integrated Community Nursing Programme

Opening Date:
12 Mar 2021
Closing Date:
3 May 2021
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The Graduate Diploma: Integrated Community Nursing Programme at Queen Margaret University- Edinburgh (QMU) is supported by staff from the School of Health Sciences. QMU has a large multi-professional portfolio of programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate levels providing learning and teaching opportunities from Certificate to Doctorate level within the Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework (SCQF). We are seeking an External Examiner for the Integrated Community Nursing Programme at SCQF Level 10. The programme structure is shown in the diagram below. The modules to be examined are:
  • Promoting Person-centred Ways of Working in Integrated Community and Primary Care Teams
  • Learning from and with People and families Living with Long-term Conditions
  • Developing Professional Practice
  • Elective modules as chosen by the learners
[Systematic Approaches to Clinical Assessment, and Independent and Supplementary Prescribing are examined by the current EE for the PG Dip Person-Centred Practice (District Nursing)] This programme is delivered entirely online and will use a variety of online asynchronous and synchronous teaching methods including online facilitated sessions, seminars, discussion boards and activities that will assist students to draw out the learning potential from their own practice and apply theory to practice. A range of assessment strategies are utilised including exams, written assignments, reflective accounts, community profiling, presentation, and e-portfolio. Further information about the programme is available at: https://www.qmu.ac.uk/study-here/postgraduate-study/2021/graduate-diploma-in-integrated-community-nursing/ Further information around the role of the External Examiner at QMU is available at: https://www.qmu.ac.uk/about-the-university/quality/resources-for-external-examiners/ This appointment will commence in September 2021. Please send a brief CV by email, no later than Monday 3rd May 2021 to the Programme Leader, Julie Churchill at JChurchill@qmu.ac.uk Julie Churchill Programme Lead | Graduate Diploma Integrated Community Nursing Programme Lead |Post-graduate Diploma Person-centred Practice: District Nursing Associate Programme Lead | Independent & Supplementary Prescribing Health Care Professionals Lecturer in Community Nursing Queen’s Nurse School of Health Sciences, Nursing Telephone: 0131 474 0000

External Examiner – Postgraduate Diploma: Person-centred Practice [District Nursing] Programme, Leading to SPQ Community Nursing in the Home-District Nursing With Independent Prescribing

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12 Mar 2021
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3 May 2021
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Ref: V300 The Postgraduate Diploma: Person-centred Practice [District Nursing] Programme at Queen Margaret University- Edinburgh (QMU) is supported by staff from the School of Health Sciences. QMU has a large multi-professional portfolio of programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate levels providing learning and teaching opportunities from Certificate to Doctorate level within the Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework (SCQF). We are seeking an External Examiner for the Postgraduate Diploma: Person-centred Practice [District Nursing] Programme at SCQF Level 11. The programme structure is shown in the diagram below. The modules to be examined are:
  • Theory and Practice of Person-centred Health and Wellbeing
  • Leading Person-centred Practice for Health and Wellbeing
  • Advancing Practice in Clinical Assessment
  • Person-centred Specialist District Nursing Practice
  • Independent and Supplementary Prescribing for Healthcare Professionals
  • Evidencing Specialist Practice in District Nursing (overarching, practice-based portfolio)
[Advancing Practice in Clinical Assessment, and Independent and Supplementary Prescribing for Healthcare Professionals are undertaken by a number of associate students either as standalone modules or as part of another pathway] This programme uses a variety of teaching and learning approaches to assist students to draw out the learning potential from their own practice and apply theory to practice. A blended model of learning is used including Virtual Learning Environments, discussion boards, face to face learning experiences, including facilitated sessions, and seminars, together with work-based learning. A range of assessment strategies are utilised including exams, written assignments, reflective accounts, community profiling, presentation, and e-portfolio. Further information about the programme is available at: https://www.qmu.ac.uk/study-here/postgraduate-study/2021/pgdip-person-centred-practice-district-nursing/ Further information around the role of the External Examiner at QMU is available at: https://www.qmu.ac.uk/about-the-university/quality/resources-for-external-examiners/ This appointment will commence in September 2021. Please send a brief CV by email, no later than Monday 3rd May 2021 to the Programme Leader, Julie Churchill at JChurchill@qmu.ac.uk Julie Churchill Programme Lead | Graduate Diploma Integrated Community Nursing Programme Lead |Post-graduate Diploma Person-centred Practice: District Nursing Associate Programme Lead | Independent & Supplementary Prescribing Health Care Professionals Lecturer in Community Nursing Queen’s Nurse School of Health Sciences, Nursing Telephone: 0131 474 0000

External Examiner – Postgraduate MSc Advancing Practice (Clinical Route)

Opening Date:
12 Mar 2021
Closing Date:
30 Apr 2021
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We are seeking to appoint an External Examiner for the Postgraduate MSc Advancing Practice (clinical route) within the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedic Practice, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen. The Programme consists of a 3-year blended learning course including prescribing for healthcare professionals (V300). The position requires the External Examiner to have a current registration with the NMC or HCPC and evidence of registration and revalidation will be checked on recruitment. The appointment will commence October 2021; the tenure of appointment is for four years. All External Examiner appointments are subject to approval by the University Academic Board. Induction to the role will be given. Role Requirements:
  • Comment on the content of the subject area particularly with regard to subject benchmarks.
  • Examine summative assessment briefs, exam papers and student work to ensure academic standards and achievements of students are comparable with those in other UK higher education establishments of which the external examiner has experience. Written and audio assignment are submitted electronically via Turnitin.
  • Provide informative comment and recommendations on whether the assessment process measures student achievement rigorously and fairly against the intended outcomes of the programmes and is conducted in line with the relevant policies and regulations
  • Attend examination boards and submit an annual report
  • Engage in communication with the academic and programme team
  • Engage with assessment of both theory and practice elements of the programme, where relevant.
Further information, applications and a detailed CV should be submitted to: SNMPSchoolOffice@rgu.ac.uk

External Examiner – Undergraduate Adult Nursing Programme

Opening Date:
12 Mar 2021
Closing Date:
30 Apr 2021
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We are seeking to appoint an External Examiner for the Undergraduate Adult Nursing Programme within the School of Nursing and Midwifery, RGU, Aberdeen. The Programme consists of BSc Nursing, BSc Nursing Hons (Dual Registration). This undergraduate programme has a modular delivery and will cover core and field specific learning. The position requires the External Examiner to have a current registration with the NMC and evidence of registration and revalidation will be checked on recruitment. The appointment will commence October 2021; the tenure of appointment is for four years. All External Examiner appointments are subject to approval by the University Academic Board. Induction to the role will be given. Role Requirements:
  • Comment on the content of the subject area particularly regarding NMC Future Nurse: Standards of Proficiency for Registered Nurses.
  • Examine summative assessment briefs, exam papers and student work to ensure academic standards and achievements of students are comparable with those in other UK higher education establishments of which the external examiner has experience. Written and audio assignment are submitted electronically via Turnitin.
  • Provide informative comment and recommendations on whether the assessment process measures student achievement rigorously and fairly against the intended outcomes of the programmes and is conducted in line with the relevant policies and regulations
  • Attend examination boards and submit an annual report
  • Engage in communication with the academic and programme team
  • Engage with assessment of both theory and practice elements of the programme, where relevant.
Further information, applications and a detailed CV should be submitted to: Pre-regNursingandMidwifery@rgu.ac.uk

External Examiner – MSc Advanced Nursing Science/MSc Advanced Practice in Healthcare

Opening Date:
24 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
7 May 2021
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The Nursing & Health Care School requires two external examiners for postgraduate taught programmes (MSc) and PgCert Leadership in Health & Social Care (ODL). Our programmes 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 one page CV and letter of interest by email to the Postgraduate Programme Administrator, Kirsty McColl (kirsty.mccoll@glasgow.ac.uk). The closing date for applications is 7th May 2021.