Jobs: South East

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Child Nursing

Opening Date:
24 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
31 Mar 2021
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Uxbridge Campus Bucks New University is an ambitious, modern university; one that is always open to fresh ideas and thinking. Our staff combine the very best professional practice with inspirational teaching and the University is consistently in the top quartile of the NSS for higher education institutions in the UK, exceeding the sector average in almost every area of the survey (NSS, 2019). This is an exciting time to join the University, with our new University Strategy – Impact 2022 – and our revised values. The University is poised for the next phase in its development as we seek to develop our impact further, enrich the student experience through innovative and employment-focused education, and realign our professional services in support of our strategic aims. Role responsibilities: these will involve facilitating learning across different modes, including classroom, web-based media and in clinical settings. There is an expectation of pastoral support for students, academic assessment and the supervision of student projects. You may also be required to undertake module leadership/specific project leadership as appropriate. Applicants: Need to be a NMC Registered Nurse in Child Nursing. You will be a graduate and have recent experience of dealing with student nurses either in a Higher Education Institution or in clinical practice. You will have demonstrable ability to work within a team and possess effective communications skills. A post-graduate qualification in a relevant area is desirable. A teaching qualification or willingness to undertake one will be essential. If you have the qualities and attributes representative of the University’s values and ambition, we would be delighted to hear from you. What you can expect in return are excellent employment benefits including: training, development and research support, a generous holiday entitlement, contributory pension scheme, discounted gym membership and a range of staff discounts with major retailers. For further information about this role, please contact Margaret Rioga, Interim Head of School – on 01494 522141 ext. 5724 or email margaret.rioga@bucks.ac.uk All applications are to be made in full and online via the university website. The University operates an anonymised shortlisting process and therefore any uploaded CV’s or supporting documents must not include your name and personal details. Interviews: TBC Please note that if you do not have permission to work in the UK, Bucks New University will not be able to obtain a Certificate of Sponsorship for you to take up this position. All non EU/EAA candidates must have valid immigration status and/or a UK visa valid for the duration of the contract in order to be considered for this appointment. At Bucks New University equality of opportunity and diversity is at the heart of all we do and fully integrated into our values. Our aim is to create an inclusive environment where everyone thrives and feels a sense of belonging. We are committed to diversity and welcome applications from different backgrounds and experiences. Bucks New University is a Disability Confident employer and as such you will be given the opportunity to declare a disability as part of the application process. The University is also committed to achieving the Race Equality Charter.

External Examiner – Child Nursing and Mental Health Nursing programmes

Opening Date:
22 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
19 Mar 2021
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The University of Winchester developed of Bachelor of Nursing Programmes in the three fields of Adult, Mental Health and Learning Disability in 2019. In response to local workforce needs across the Wessex region two further pre-registration programmes; a BN in Child Nursing and Registered Nurse Degree Apprenticeship Programme (Learning Disability), were validated in 2020. The provision of nursing programmes across all four fields has enabled us to provide a richness of experience for all our learners, and meaningfully incorporate the University’s values of ‘Compassion’, ‘Individual’s Matter’ and ‘Spirituality’. We are seeking to appoint an External Examiner for our Child Nursing and Mental Health Nursing programmes based in the School of Health and Care Professions. You would act as a critical friend to a dynamic and growing team of nurse academics and support the governance and assessment processes within our current suite of programmes, as well as new courses as they are developed. This position requires the external examiner to be a registered nurse or registered health care professional. The appointment will be from March 2021 or as soon as possible for four years and the specific commitments are as follows:
  • To review a range of coursework throughout the academic year.
  • To attend one board of examiners meeting for the programme each year and submit an annual external examiner report.
  • To engage in communication with the programme team when required.
  • To carry out at least one virtual or face to face meeting with students.
Previous external examining experience is desirable. Fees and expenses are payable in line with the university policy. If you would like to be considered for this role, please submit a CV by email Chris Gale by 19th March 2021 or for further information about the role, please email Chris.Gale@winchester.ac.uk, Head of Nursing.

External Examiner – MA Social Work

Opening Date:
15 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
30 Apr 2021
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Canterbury Christ Church University is seeking to appoint an experienced External Examiner for the MA Social Work Programme. The appointment will be with effect from September 2021 and tenure will normally be for a period of four years. The successful applicant will be responsible for reviewing seven core modules delivered at Level 7 and placement portfolios. As an External Examiner you will be expected to:
  • Be a qualified social worker, registered with the professional body - Social Work England.
  • Have expertise in the design, delivery, and assessment of social work education, as evidenced by their current (or previous) post within a higher education establishment.
  • Previous experience of external examining is preferred, but if appropriate a suitable mentor will be appointed to support an eligible candidate.
  • Attend a minimum of 2 assessment boards a year, which are held on our Canterbury Christ Church Campus or Remotely as required.
  • Review new modules in preparation for validation events.
  • Submitting an annual report to the University Quality and Standard Boards.
If you are interested in the above post please send your expressions of interest, together with a full CV and covering letter to: Charles Fonchingong Che, Programme Director, MA Social Work. Email: charlesfonchingong.che@canterbury.ac.uk

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (Mental Health Nursing)

Opening Date:
9 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
7 Mar 2021
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Post Title: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (Mental Health Nursing) SBU/Department: School of Health and Social Work FTE: We are seeking to appoint both full time and part time positions. Exact working hours can be discussed at interview (and you may wish to indicate your preference on your application form) Duration of Contract: Permanent Salary: Lecturer £33,797 - £40,322 pa pro rata Senior Lecturer £40,322 – £51,034 pa pro rata Location: College Lane Campus (with teaching at Meridian House and De Havilland sites), Hatfield This is an exciting opportunity to join the School as a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing. You will join an innovative and friendly multi professional academic team which has a long-standing, successful track record in delivering mental health education at foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate level. We deliver undergraduate and MSc programmes in mental health nursing, as well as an MSc in CBT and an internationally renowned MSc in Mental Health Recovery and Social Inclusion. We contribute to a wide range of other health and social work programmes We are keen to hear from enthusiastic, committed and student-focused individuals who are keen to play a key role in the provision of high-quality, recovery focused and evidence-informed mental health nursing education. We are seeking to appoint to several roles to support the ongoing popularity of our mental health nursing provision and to ensure an excellent educational experience for all our students. You will contribute to the development, delivery and evaluation of learning and teaching activity in the Mental Health academic group. This will consist primarily of Pre-registration Nursing at BSc & MSc level and the Nursing Associate Foundation Degree programme with the possibility of contributing to short courses and CPD programmes. At Senior Lecturer level you will be expected to take on Module Leadership and contribute to curriculum development. You will have experience of supporting student learning in either a practice or classroom setting, proven experience working as a registered mental health nurse and knowledge of current NMC requirements. You will be able to demonstrate evidence of teamworking and working autonomously as well as having excellent communication skills. At Senior Lecturer level, you will have experience of facilitating student learning in a University setting. A record of publications is desirable at Senior Lecturer level as is fellowship of AdvanceHE. You will hold a good Honours degree, or higher academic qualification, in a subject relevant to mental health and have current registration with the NMC. A recognised teaching qualification, or willingness to undertake a course to gain a teaching qualification is essential. For Senior Lecturer roles, you will hold a Masters or higher academic qualification, in a subject relevant to mental health. Contact Details/Informal Enquiries: Greg Rooney Tel.07908528977 / Email: g.rooney@herts.ac.uk Closing date: 7 March 2021 Interview: 18 March 2021 Reference Number: 030095 Date advert placed: 09 February 2021 DISCLOSURE AND 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.

External Examiner – BSc/ MSc Children’s Nursing

Opening Date:
3 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
31 Mar 2021
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Due to the withdrawal of our current External Examiner The School of Nursing is urgently seeking a qualified nurse educator to take on the role of External Examiner for the BSc/ MSc Children’s Nursing; starting in February 2021. The School of Nursing is part of the Faculty of Health Social Care and Education, Kingston University and St George’s University London and the Children’s Nursing programme is run at the Kingston Hill Campus. An experienced external examiner would be preferred, but those seeking a first post and having relevant clinical and educational experience would also be considered. Applicants must hold current NMC registration in the appropriate field for which they are applying and hold a recorded teaching qualification with the NMC. The School of Nursing operates an on-line submission, marking and feedback of assignments. Experience of Turnitin, Canvas and Speed Grader would be desirable however training can be provided. The post requires external moderation of assessments, completion of an annual monitoring report and attendance at the relevant Boards of Examiners (minimum of two per year). You will also be expected to visit practice areas once per year. The External Examiner is required to submit an annual report, following which payment is made. Further information regarding the role of the External Examiner at KUSGUL can be found at kingston.ac.uk/externalexam/ The appointment will be for a full 4-year term. Full course details and documentation will be provided to the appointee and an induction day will be offered – to be held at the University or online following appointment. We are unable to accept applications from any University who has/has had External Examiner links with us in the last 5 years. Please submit expressions of interest and a CV to a.kettyle@sgul.kingston.ac.uk

Lecturer/Associate Professor or Senior/Principal Teaching Fellow in Mental Health Nursing

Opening Date:
1 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
15 Mar 2021
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We are seeking a Registered Mental Health Nurse active on the NMC register to join the Nursing Midwifery and Health Department at the University of Southampton. You will help us deliver our highly valued undergraduate and post graduate, pre-registration, mental health and dual qualification nursing programmes, and contribute to our well-developed research portfolio. If your application is commensurate to the requirements for a balanced portfolio (research and education) your title will be Lecturer or Associate Professor. If your application is commensurate to the requirements primarily for an educationalist, your title will be Senior Teaching Fellow or Principal Teaching Fellow on an education pathway. You will need strong evidence of educational leadership and research leadership. If you are applying for a balanced portfolio, you will have a sound track record of successful and significant research grant applications and high-quality journal publications. You will have completed your PhD or hold equivalent clinical experience. You will have an appreciation of issues facing contemporary clinical practice and health services nationally and internationally. 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. 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 5th in the world, and 2nd in the UK according to the QS World Rankings by Subject 2020. 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. Mental Health is an NHS and government priority. We currently have Mental Health Nursing, Occupational Therapy programmes and Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner programmes (IAPT – also provided by the School of Psychology) which specifically address mental health. In addition to this advertised post, a Mental Health Professorial post is in development to lead Mental Health across the School. For informal enquiries, please contact Dr Dawn-Marie Walker, dawn-marie.walker@soton.ac.uk You should submit your completed online application form at https://jobs.soton.ac.uk. Please include a covering letter and full CV in your application. At the University of Southampton, we value diversity and equality.