Jobs: South East

External Examiner – Pre-registration Adult Nursing

Opening Date:
23 Jul 2021
Closing Date:
10 Sep 2021
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The School of Health and Care Professions at the University of Portsmouth are seeking to appoint a suitably qualified external examiner for our NMC approved, pre-registration BN (Hons) Nursing (Adult) programme (FHEQ levels 4, 5 and 6), which is approved for delivery against the NMC (2018) standards. Our programme includes extensive simulation and was the first pre-registration nursing programme to be accredited by ASPiH. Some of the modules are shared across Adult and Mental Health Nursing. The modules that this External Examiner will be responsible for cover nursing knowledge and skills, person centred care, acute care, long term conditions, public health. The successful applicant will work with another external examiner who covers cross-school modules (evidence-based practice). Current relevant experience in higher education along with professional registration with the NMC as an Adult Nurse is essential. Further information about the role of the external examiner at the University of Portsmouth can be found here - https://www.port.ac.uk/about-us/structure-and-governance/policies-and-standards/external-examiners Informal enquires are welcome. Please contact Isobel Ryder (Associate Head Programmes), isobel.ryder@port.ac.uk Applications: Please send a CV and brief expression of interest (no more than 500 words) to Isobel Ryder by 12.00 midday on Friday 10th September. All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. Commencement date will be as soon as possible for a period of 4 academic years

Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer Mental Health

Opening Date:
13 Jul 2021
Closing Date:
8 Aug 2021
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The School of Nursing, Midwifery, and Social Work sits within the Faculty of Medicine Health and Social Care and brings together Adult, Child, and Mental Health Nursing, Learning Disability, Midwifery and Social Work into one vibrant and dynamic community. We provide a high-quality learning experience for our students to enable them to realise their ambitions to become registered professionals and to continue their development through a range of continuing professional development opportunities. We are committed to providing a supportive environment so that our students can develop the knowledge and skills to provide nursing care that is person-centred, compassionate, safe and effective. The School is seeking to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Mental Health or Learning Disability Nursing to teach across a range of Mental Health & Nursing programmes, working closely with Mental Health & Learning Disability Co -Teachers, Service partners and other programmes. You will be committed to high quality, evidence-based learning and teaching and be able to facilitate student led, problem-based learning, as well as take on the role of personal tutor. The roles are developmental and will support you towards gaining a nationally recognised teaching qualification (Post Graduate Certificate in Academic Practice) and the skills & experience to pursue a career in health education. You will contribute to modules in the pre-registration undergraduate BSc & MSc Programmes, as well as the Registered Nurse Apprenticeship & Nursing Associate programme and on postgraduate modules related to your own expertise. You will also provide support to students during periods of practice placements and act as an academic assessor and facilitate clinical supervision. The post holder is required to be current on the NMC register as a Mental Health or Learning Disability nurse and will be required to have a 2-1 or 1st Degree in a relevant subject. Additional Information This is a 1.0 FTE post. Informal enquiries to Jacqueline Wier: jacqueline.wier@canterbury.ac.uk Interviews are to be held: 08/09/2021 Please note applications must be made online via the University website; details sent directly via email cannot be considered. No agencies, thank you.

External Examiner – Professional Doctorate

Opening Date:
5 Jul 2021
Closing Date:
30 Jul 2021
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The School of Health and Care Professions at the University of Portsmouth are seeking to appoint a suitably qualified external examiner for the Professional Doctorate Course. There are a number of pathways to this course leading to the following qualifications-
  • Doctorate in Biomedical Science (DBMS)
  • Doctorate in Health Science (DHealthSci)
  • Doctorate in Nursing (DNursing)
  • Doctorate in Pharmacy (DPharm)
  • Doctorate in Social Work (DSW)
  • Doctorate in Medical Imaging (DMedImg)
The external examiner role is for the taught component of the programme. This consists of four modules taken part-time over two years. They aim to equip the student with the skills needed to enter the research phase of the doctorate. These modules are-
  • Professional Review and Development
  • Advanced Research Techniques
  • Publication and Dissemination
  • Proposal for Professional Research and Development
Current relevant experience in higher education at doctoral level is essential. Applicants with a background in health or social care related research would be particularly welcome. Further information about the role of the external examiner at the University of Portsmouth can be found here - https://www.port.ac.uk/about-us/structure-and-governance/policies-and-standards/external-examiners Informal enquiries are welcome. Please contact Sue Rourke (Associate Head Academic) Sue.Rourke@port.ac.uk or Nikki Jarrett (Professional Doctorate course lead) nikki.jarrett@port.ac.uk Applications: Please send a CV and brief expression of interest (no more than 1,000 words) to Sue Rourke Sue.Rourke@port.ac.uk by 12.00 midday on July 30th 2021. All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointments. Commencement date will be as soon as possible for a period of 4 academic years.

Lecturer / Senior Teaching Fellow

Opening Date:
3 Jul 2021
Closing Date:
27 Jul 2021
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We are seeking a Registered Nurse active on the Adult, Child or Mental Health NMC register to join the Health Sciences School in the Nursing Midwifery and Health Department at the University of Southampton. You will help us deliver our highly valued pre-registration, single and dual qualification nursing programmes, and contribute to our well-developed research portfolio. We are looking for someone who shares our passion for high-quality nursing education and has a strong vision for how education and research can transform care. You will have an appreciation of issues facing contemporary higher education, clinical practice and health services nationally. You may be required to work with health care providers i.e., in supporting students in placement and/or securing new clinical placements. If your application is for a balanced portfolio (research and education) your title will be Lecturer and you will have a track record of successful research grant applications and high-quality journal publications (as commensurate with the job description attached). If your application is for an education portfolio, your title will be Senior Teaching Fellow (as commensurate with the job description attached). You will have a PhD or equivalent professional qualifications and experience or current NMC registration in either Adult, Child or Mental Health Nursing, or be able to evidence equivalent clinical or HEI experience. If this is you, we would be pleased to hear from you. The University of Southampton is one of the top 100 universities in the world. We have an international reputation for research, teaching and enterprise activities. Nursing at Southampton is currently ranked 9th in the world, and 3rd in the UK according to the QS World Rankings by Subject 2021. It is a leading university for Health Sciences research, ranked first in the UK in for overall quality and research intensity, with 100% of our research environment and impact attracting top ratings (REF 2014). Our clinical academic programme in Health Sciences leads the UK in its scale, quality and innovative nature, and this, together with our interdisciplinary research collaborations, has underpinned the development of high-quality research that addresses issues of high relevance to health service users, providers and commissioners. For informal enquiries, please contact Professor Julie Cullen, j.cullen@soton.ac.uk Please include a covering letter and full CV in your application. An enhanced DBS check is required for this role. Interviews will be held w/c 16th August 2021. At the University of Southampton, we value diversity and equality. Application Procedure You should submit your completed online application form at https://jobs.soton.ac.uk. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Annabelle Trimm (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 4043 or email recruitment@soton.ac.uk Please quote reference 1355721CF-R on all correspondence.

Advanced Clinical Practice – Independent Assessor

Opening Date:
28 Jun 2021
Closing Date:
30 Jul 2021
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The Advanced Clinical Practice (ACP) programme has been developed to provide apprentices with knowledge and skills to develop and progress within the advanced clinical practice role. The knowledge is informed by current practice and research. Students develop a critical awareness of the subject matter and demonstrate critical skills, knowledge of the profession demonstrating strategic leadership and education in practice. The MSc ACP is offered as an integrated degree apprenticeship comprising of 180 credits. 160 credits will be completed undertaking key modules and the final 20 credits will arise from the completion of an end point assessment (EPA). This is an exciting opportunity to work flexibly and remotely as an Independent Assessor for the End Point Assessment module which comprises of 20 credits at level 7. The Independent Assessor will work collaboratively with the programme team to develop and quality assure assessment materials, to take an active first marker role in the assessment process. The post holder will be required to engage with regional quality assurance and moderation activities. The Independent Assessor will receive an annual retainer fee which will cover the development of assessment materials and virtual attendance at exam boards. In addition to this the Independent Assessor will be paid, an agreed amount, per apprentice for each end point assessment completed. As an experienced academic the post holder will have relevant professional and teaching qualifications, experience of assessing at Masters level, an understanding of the Advanced Clinical Practice role and the End Point Assessment. Main Duties:
  • Work with the programme team and national ACP groups to develop shared assessment materials for the End Point Assessment.
  • Work flexibly with Programme Director to agree assessment dates based on projected student numbers.
  • Act as first marker for the three elements of the End Point Assessment: open book examination, clinical practice change report, and the presentation of practice.
  • Attend CCCU training on the assessment procedures, and the regulation and credit framework.
  • To provide quality assessment feedback to apprentices via Turnitin in line with the University’s 15-day turnaround.
  • Act as first marker for resits of any element of the End Point Assessment.
  • Contribute to bi-annual standardisation meetings and regional moderation events. Participate in the periodic inspections by the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IfATE).
  • Attend the module exam boards in order to present marks awarded for the End Point Assessment.
  • Identify and respond to concerns regarding apprentice progress and communicate in a timely fashion with academic colleagues to ensure that programme processes can be followed.
Projected apprentice end point assessments: 2021-22 x1; 2022-23 x10; 2023-24 x10. More information about the ACP programme at Canterbury Christ Church can be found at: https://www.canterbury.ac.uk/study-here/courses/postgraduate/advanced-clinical-practice Further information about the ACP Apprenticeship standards and assessments can be found the IfATE website: https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/advanced-clinical-practitioner-degree/

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Children’s Nursing

Opening Date:
22 Jun 2021
Closing Date:
1 Aug 2021
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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Children’s Nursing School of Health and Social Work, Department of Nursing, Health and Wellbeing FTE: 1 FTE (working 37 hours per week or fractional post) Duration of Contract: Permanent Salary: Lecturer £33,797 – £40,322 pa pro rata dependent on skills and experience Senior Lecturer £40,322 – £51,034 pa pro rata dependent on skills and experience Location: University of Hertfordshire, College Lane Campus The School of Health and Social Work are seeking to recruit a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Children’s Nursing to join their friendly and dynamic team. Main Duties and Responsibilities To join the Children’s Nursing teaching team to provide high quality academic input in relation to children’s nursing in the planning, teaching, assessing and evaluation of programmes of study at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The Lecturer/Senior Lecturer is expected to engage in scholarly and research activity, promote and maintain the policy of equal opportunities and participate in other academic activities within the School and University. A senior lecturer will be expected to undertake additional roles such as module lead, programme support and development, including:
  • The monitoring, maintaining and presenting of statistical data in relation to teaching and other work responsibilities.
  • Representing children’s nursing locally and nationally, contributing, as appropriate, to departmental activities and national networks.
Skills and Experience needed You must have current live registration as a children’s nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. It is essential that the successful applicant has a sustained interest and knowledge of contemporary children’s nursing practice and recent experience in relation to children’s nursing. At Senior Lecturer level experience of facilitating student learning in a University setting is also essential. Qualifications required At Lecturer level, you will hold a minimum of a Bachelors degree in a related subject. For appointment at Senior Lecturer level, a Level 7 qualification (such as PgDip or Master’s) in a relevant subject area, is essential. Contact Details/Informal Enquiries: Dr Lisa Whiting, Professional Lead for Children’s Nursing, on 07960006592 or L.Whiting@herts.ac.uk Closing Date: 1st August 2021 Interview Date: 16th August 2021 Reference Number: 034317 Date Advert Placed: 22 June 2021 Disclosure & Barring Service The University requires that the successful applicant who is offered employment may require a DBS at a later date due to the nature of the work involved. Therefore, overseas applicants and UK applicants who have lived abroad, will at that time, also be required to produce a criminal records check, or 'Certificate of Good Character', from any country in which they have been resident, consecutively or cumulatively, in the previous 10 years. Our vision is to transform lives and UH is committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and building a diverse community. We welcome applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of their protected characteristics. We offer a range of employee benefits including generous annual leave and discounted Sports Village memberships, personal and professional development and family-friendly policies. #GoHerts Apply online at https://www.herts.ac.uk/staff/careers-at-herts

External Examiner – MSc Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences – Advanced Radiotherapy and Oncology Practice

Opening Date:
16 Jun 2021
Closing Date:
31 Aug 2021
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The Department of Allied Health, Midwifery and Social Work within the School of Health and Social Work are looking to appoint an External Examiner to cover the MSc Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences – Advanced Radiotherapy and Oncology Practice route. Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced academic or clinical staff. Some experience of external examining is desirable, although not essential. You should have recent expertise in Advanced Radiotherapy and Oncology practice. All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment and must be approved by Academic Quality. The appointment will commence in December 2021 and will be for a period of four years. Interested candidates should contact Louise Smith for further information and forward an expression of interest and full academic CV. The closing date for applications is 31st August 2021. Louise Smith Postgraduate Programme Lead Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences School of Health and Emergency Professions University of Hertfordshire College Lane Campus Hatfield Herts AL10 9AB E-mail:L.M.Smith@herts.ac.uk Tel: 01707 281030

External Examiner – MSc Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences – Medical Ultrasound pathway

Opening Date:
16 Jun 2021
Closing Date:
31 Aug 2021
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The School of Health and Social Work are looking to appoint an External Examiner to cover the MSc Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences – Medical Ultrasound pathway, which is one of four routes within the well-established postgraduate radiography Programme. Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced academic or clinical staff. Some experience of external examining is desirable, although not essential. You should have recent expertise in a wide range of ultrasound areas including Obstetrics, Gynaecology, Vascular and General Medical Ultrasound practice. All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment and must be approved by Academic Quality. The appointment will commence in December 2021 and will be for a period of four years. Interested candidates should contact Louise Smith for further information and forward an expression of interest and full academic CV. The closing date for applications is 31st August 2021.