Jobs: South East

External Examiner: Foundation Degree Healthcare Practice and Apprenticeship Healthcare practice course

Opening Date:
13 Jun 2018
Closing Date:
13 Jul 2018
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The University of Bedfordshire, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences is seeking to appoint an external examiner to the Foundation Degree in Healthcare Practice course and the foundation degree healthcare practice apprenticeship course, This is a full-time course which extends over two academic years. It adopts a work-integrated approach to learning which facilitates the application of theoretical learning within the workplace. Students attend university one day a week and engage in work-based learning activities in a healthcare practice setting for the remainder of the time. The course runs twice yearly with approximately 25-30 students in each intake. We are keen to recruit someone with expertise in work-based learning or experience of delivering such a course. Whilst external examiner experience is desirable, we also welcome expressions of interest from individuals new to this role. The successful candidate will be offered an induction programme and will be supported throughout the duration of their tenure. You will be asked to attend approximately 3 academic boards per year. You will also be invited to observe practical assessments and visit students within their practice areas. The specific remit includes review of units at academic levels 4 and 5 contributing to the above awards. The term of office for the successful candidate will be for a period of 4 years from September 2017. Please note that all External Examiner appointments are subject to approval by the University’s External Examiner Committee, For expressions of interest please send a current CV to: Jackie Cashmore at Jackie.cashmore@beds.ac.uk 

External Examiner: Foundation Degree Nursing Associate and Trainee Nursing Associate apprenticeship

Opening Date:
13 Jun 2018
Closing Date:
13 Jul 2018
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The University of Bedfordshire, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences is seeking to appoint an external examiner to the Foundation Degree Nursing Associate and Trainee Nursing associate apprenticeship in Healthcare Practice courses. This is a full-time course which extends over a period of two academic years. It adopts a work-integrated approach to learning which facilitates the application of theoretical learning within the workplace. Students attend university one day a week and engage in work-based learning activities in a healthcare practice setting for the remainder of the time. The course runs twice yearly with approximately 25-30 students in each intake. We are keen to recruit someone who has either expertise in work-based learning or experience of delivering such a course. Whilst external examiner experience is desirable, we also welcome expressions of interest from individuals new to this role. The successful candidate will be offered an induction programme and will be supported throughout the duration of their tenure. You will be asked to attend approximately 3 academic boards per year. You will also be invited to observe practical assessments (such as group and individual presentations) and visit students within their practice areas. The specific remit includes review of units at academic levels 4 and 5 contributing to the above awards. The term of office for the successful candidate will be for a period of 4 years from September 2018. For expressions of interest please send a current CV to: Jackie Cashmore at Jackie.cashmore@beds.ac.uk 

External Examiner-Pre-Reg Nursing (Adult)-University of Hertfordshire

Opening Date:
8 Jun 2018
Closing Date:
4 Jul 2018
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The School of Health and Social Work is seeking to appoint an external examiner for our Pre-Registration Nursing Programme. A number of external examiners from all fields of nursing are currently involved. Most of our assessments take place on-line and you will be able to view the work in this way. To ensure that all NMC requirements are met we hold a number of module and programme boards across the year. The appointment is from September 2018 and will be for a 4 year period. Experience of teaching and assessing at undergraduate level with current field specific registration and a Masters level qualification are essential pre-requisites. Experience of teaching and assessing at postgraduate level would also be desirable. Please make expressions of interest with a current CV to: Mahfidha Begum Administrator Email: m.begum3@herts.ac.uk To discuss the programme please contact Jane Say (Programme Leader for the BSc (Hons) ) j.say@hert.ac.uk

External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Clinical Practice

Opening Date:
7 Jun 2018
Closing Date:
16 Jul 2018
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We are seeking to appoint an External Examiner for the Bachelor of Science (Hons) Clinical Practice programme. Our interdisciplinary post-registration programme is for students to develop their ability to assess, plan, deliver and evaluate client centred care within their chosen field, which might include: Nursing, Paramedics, Occupational Therapy or Community Nursing. Assessments are varied in their structure and include written assignments, examinations, posters, professional conversations, and grading-in-practice. The post will be effective from 1.9.18. Applicants should hold appropriate academic qualifications; preferably have previous experience of acting in the role as an External Examiner and have a background in Clinical Practice. Examination Boards take place once each term. For further information please contact Sue Faulds, Director of Programmes on s.j.faulds@soton.ac.uk If you are interested in applying, please forward your Curriculum Vitae and your area of interest/expertise by e-mail to Leo Baines-Jump at L.Baines-Jump@soton.ac.uk outlining your teaching, research and External Examining Experience.

External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing

Opening Date:
7 Jun 2018
Closing Date:
16 Jul 2018
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We are seeking to External Examiners for the Bachelor of Nursing (Hons) programme. (Adult nursing) Our programme is for adult, child and mental health nursing students and follows a values-based philosophy and curriculum. We have both single and dual field students; the dual field students studying a four-year programme of adult/child nursing, child/mental health or adult/mental health nursing. Students on the programme study together in all-field groups but also have field-specific emphasis within some modules and a field-specific module: for the adult field students this is ‘End of Life and Palliative Care’ in Year 2. Assessments are varied in their structure and include written assignments, examinations, posters, professional conversations, and grading-in-practice. During this tenure, we will be validating a new curriculum aligned to the new NMC Standards (2018) to commence in September 2019. There are two posts available, one will be effective from 1.9.18 and the other from 1.2.19 Applicants should hold appropriate academic qualifications; preferably have previous experience of acting in the role as an External Examiner and have a background in adult nursing. Examination Boards take place once each term. For further information please contact Yvonne Middlewick Y.Middlewick@soton.ac.uk If you are interested in applying, please forward your Curriculum Vitae and your area of interest/expertise by e-mail to Leo Baines-Jump L.Baines-Jump@soton.ac.uk outlining your teaching, research and External Examining Experience.

External Examiner – MSc / PGDiP / BSc (Hons) Nursing (Adult Nursing) & BSc (Hons) (Higher Apprenticeship) Nursing (Adult Nursing) FdS Nursing Associate & FdS (Higher Apprenticeship) Nursing Associate

Opening Date:
25 May 2018
Closing Date:
29 Jun 2018
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The primary aim of the MSc / BSc (Hons) & BSc (Hons) Higher Apprenticeship programmes is to ensure that individual students develop as safe, competent practitioners who are able to offer a high quality effective service to their service users, patients and clients within the context of a multi-professional health and social care environment. On successful completion of all the adult nursing programmes above students will meet the required standard to register with the Nursing & Midwifery Council and to practice as an Adult Nurse. The FdS Nursing Associate & FdS (Higher Apprenticeship) Nursing Associate programmes have been developed to meet the Department of Health requirement for a new role in the healthcare workforce. The nursing associate role is a generic role which is designed to sit between the healthcare assistant / support worker and the registered nurses roles. In the future, this new role will be regulated by the Nursing & Midwifery Council and students who successfully complete the nursing associate programmes will register with the NMC and be able to practice as a Nursing Associate. The successful applicant must hold current registration with the NMC as a nurse. The tenure is over a four year period commencing September 2018. In your role as external examiner for the above vacancies you will be required to examine assessments and student work ensuring parity of provision by reviewing the standard of assessments, the fitness for purpose of quality processes relating to the assessments, the level of achievement of our students’ and ensuring that the programmes meet Nursing & Midwifery Council requirements and standards. For a nomination form and further details please contact: Tracy Joseph Departmental Administrator for Adult Nursing & Paramedic Science Faculty of Education and Health University of Greenwich Medway Campus Gillingham, Chatham, ME4 4TB Tel: 020 8331 9180 E-mail: t.m.joseph@gre.ac.uk

External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science programmes & Paramedic CPD courses (Associate programme)

Opening Date:
25 May 2018
Closing Date:
29 Jun 2018
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The primary aim of the BSc Paramedic Science programmes is to ensure that individual students develop as safe, competent practitioners who are able to offer a high quality effective service to their service users, patients and clients within the context of the scope of paramedic practice. On successful completion of the paramedic science programme students will meet the required standard to register with the Health and Care Professionals Council and will be able to practice as a paramedic. The Associate Programme allows students to access a wide range of CPD courses as standalone entities. Students who complete courses as an associate student can then utilise any credit gained at a future point as part of the Faculty’s MA / MSc and BSc programmes. This programme facilitates a flexible approach to advancing knowledge and skills which has the potential to enhance both patient care / patient outcomes and the career prospects of the healthcare practitioner The successful applicant must hold current registration with the HCPC as a paramedic The tenure is over a four year period commencing September 2018. In your role as external examiner for the above vacancies you will be required to examine assessments and student work ensuring parity of provision by reviewing the standard of assessments, the fitness for purpose of quality processes relating to the assessments, the level of achievement of our students’ and ensuring that the programmes meet Nursing & Midwifery Council requirements and standards. For a nomination form and further details please contact: Tracy Joseph Departmental Administrator for the Department of Adult Nursing & Paramedic Science Faculty of Education and Health University of Greenwich Medway Campus Gillingham, Chatham, ME4 4TB Tel: 020 8331 9180 E-mail: t.m.joseph@gre.ac.uk

Professor in Podiatry

Opening Date:
24 May 2018
Closing Date:
22 Jun 2018
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This is an opportunity to be working in a dynamic School of Health Sciences with a range of health professional programmes. We are keen to appoint an inspirational and self-motivated individual to lead research in podiatry in the School and contribute to its educational programmes. This role will provide an opportunity for a visionary leader to contribute to the shaping of the future of research and educational agendas in accordance with the University’s Strategic Plan 2016-2021. You should have a significant record of research in the field of podiatry and supervised research students to completion. You will have active membership and contributions to national and international research communities and networks. In addition, you should be able to contribute to core areas of the podiatry curriculum in a research informed manner. For informal enquiries please contact, Professor Paula Kersten, Head of School of Health Sciences, 07973 965584, p.kersten@brighton.ac.uk. We welcome applications from ethnic minorities that are currently under-represented.
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