Jobs: South West

External Examiner – MSc/PG Dip Advanced Critical Care Practitioner

Opening Date:
11 Oct 2019
Closing Date:
1 Nov 2019
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We are seeking to appoint a Subject External Examiner for the MSc/PGDip Advanced Critical Care Practitioner programme. This is an exciting and innovative full time programme of study at Master’s level, where the trainee will exit after completion of the programme with 120 Masters level credits. This course will train clinicians to become competent Advanced Critical Care Practitioners over a 2 year period then they complete the third year option would allow the ACCP’s to develop a clinical focussed project; this innovative project would enhance practice and allow for developmental recommendations to be made to complete their MSc. The course is based on the National Curriculum and Syllabus for ACCPs published by the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine. This position does require the External Examiner to be a Consultant Intensivist or Senior ACCP and have experience of HEI practice. The appointment will be for 4 years from October 2019 and the commitment required is as follows:
  • To attend an assessment panel per year and the submission of an annual external examiner report.
  • To review a range of coursework throughout the year
  • To attend one assessment event per year if appropriate (for example, OSCE or oral presentation)
  • To engage in communication with the programme team
  • To carry out at least one interim engagement per year (which may take the form of a ‘virtual’ visit by video conference/Skype in recognition of the logistical difficulties presented by Plymouth’s geographical location) and at least one face to face visit during the term of office to obtain feedback from staff and to strengthen their engagement with the ongoing teaching and learning process

External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Nursing (Child Health)

Opening Date:
9 Oct 2019
Closing Date:
28 Oct 2019
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We are seeking to appoint a Subject External Examiner for the BSc (Hons) Nursing (Child Health) programme. This programme is based within the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Health and Human Sciences. It is a full time 3-year undergraduate programme which on successful completion leads to eligibility to register with the Nursing & Midwifery Council on part 1 of the register. This position does require the external examiner to be a registered Child Nurse, have a recordable teaching qualification and a current registration with the Nursing & Midwifery Council. The appointment will be until the 31 October 2023 and the commitment required is as follows:
  • To attend an assessment panel per year and the submission of an annual external examiner report.
  • To review a range of coursework throughout the year
  • To engage in communication with the programme team
  • To carry out at least one interim engagement per year (which may take the form of a ‘virtual’ visit by video conference/Skype in recognition of the logistical difficulties presented by Plymouth’s geographical location) and at least one face to face visit during the term of office to obtain feedback from staff and students on assessment in practice and to strengthen their engagement with the ongoing teaching and learning process.
All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. If you would like to be considered for this role, please submit a CV by email to extexhhs@plymouth.ac.uk by 28th October 2019 or for further information about the role email Matthew Carey (Field Lead for Child Health Nursing), matthew.carey@plymouth.ac.uk, 01752 586508

Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Paramedic Science (1.00 and 0.60 full time equivalent)

Opening Date:
4 Oct 2019
Closing Date:
8 Nov 2019
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(HC3207-19-399) We would like you to join our Paramedic team where you will contribute to the teaching and learning in our BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science course. The paramedic programme has been producing the next generation of paramedics for a decade now and is both well established and highly regarded within the School of Health Sciences. The School provides an extensive range of courses, from pre- registration to doctoral level, as well as a stimulating environment for staff and students to work. The University of Brighton ranks 30th in the 2019 Guardian League table for health professions, has a silver TEF award and a strong research record, factors which contribute to our reputation as a leading modern university. You will work with internal colleagues and join external networks to participate in information exchange, and be expected to write up research work for publication. A Senior Lecturer should disseminate research findings and outputs at conferences and similar events and identify and seek sources of external funding for their own scholarly activity There are also opportunities to engage in curriculum development at both pre- and post-registration levels, however, the primary focus of this role will be supporting BSc students in both theory and practice. In order to be successful in this role, you will have: a current registration as a paramedic with the Health & Care Professions Council an up to date knowledge of contemporary paramedic practice a commitment to continuous professional development with regard to disciplinary/professional and pedagogic expertise a BSc and postgraduate qualification in a relevant subject (or be committed to studying at a higher level) For informal enquiries please contact Marianne Willmer (Academic Lead Community Health, M.Willmer@brighton.ac.uk, 01273 644086), or Ken Street, Paramedic senior lecturer, K.I.Street@brighton.ac.uk, 01273 644752). This post is full time, permanent, and is eligible for applications from job sharers. Travel to other university and practice sites will be required. For full details of the job, please visit our website: https://jobs.brighton.ac.uk/Vacancy.aspx?id=5512&forced=1

Deputy Dean – Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences

Opening Date:
2 Oct 2019
Closing Date:
27 Oct 2019
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UWE Bristol is one of the largest providers of Higher Education in the South West, serving a diverse community of over 30,000 students and 4,000 staff. Creative, bold and forward thinking, UWE Bristol is an ambitious University on an upward trajectory, as it continues to strengthen its external partnerships, research presence, positioning in the league tables and international reputation. It is an institution that is renowned for its innovative curriculum and delivery of outstanding education and student outcomes, achieving TEF Gold status and 89 percent overall student satisfaction in the most recent National Student Satisfaction survey. Such recognition highlights UWE Bristol's success in reflecting and anticipating the needs of its students, partners, employers and wider society through high quality teaching and learning. We are now seeking to appoint a visionary, dynamic and ambitious Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences. As senior adviser to the Pro Vice-Chancellor and Executive Dean of the Faculty, Dr Marc Griffiths, this is an exciting and substantial senior leadership role. The successful candidate will play an important role in continuing the transformation of the Faculty, delivering the strategic plan and driving a culture of excellence and providing strategic support for the Faculty in terms of learning, teaching, research and external engagement. In this role you will be responsible for the strategic overview of the Faculty's business development, estates and infrastructure, Health and Safety, finance and HR resources, and internal and external planning. We are looking for an experienced senior manager with proven leadership skills and a strong track record of academic and professional achievement. You will be an individual who exhibits a strong work ethic, inspires others and is motivated to create sustainable change. Engaged in research and connected with industry, you will be able to demonstrate effective performance and resource management skills combined for all disciplines represented across the Faculty is vital, promoting the delivery of high quality teaching, research and external partnerships. First stage interviews: Wednesday 6 November 2019. Final interviews: Tuesday 19 November 2019. Visit www.uwe.ac.uk/jobs for more information and to apply.

Senior Lecturer (Academic) in Children and Young Peoples Nursing (2 Posts)

Opening Date:
18 Sep 2019
Closing Date:
25 Oct 2019
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Bournemouth University’s vision is worldwide recognition as a leading university for inspiring learning, advancing knowledge and enriching society through the fusion of education, research and practice. Our highly skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the globe, who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences that help to build our global learning community. The vision of the Department of Nursing Science is to provide high-quality education and research that supports excellence in practice to the benefit of all those who access healthcare, nationally and globally. The department is a supportive and vibrant community of staff, practitioners, students and service users who work in partnership. The department prepares nursing students from three fields of nursing and postgraduate health professionals for a future in interdisciplinary team working, promoting population health, providing strong leadership, undertaking research, innovating and transforming services, providing safe and humanising care, and demonstrating person-centred professional values. As Senior Lecturer Children and Young Peoples Nursing you will be expected to meet the BU 2025 fusion agenda of Research, Education and Professional practice. You will be committed to a culture of academic excellence and continuous improvement. You must be registered on the Nursing and Midwifery Council Register (RN - Children) and have relevant teaching qualification. You will be expected to demonstrate current knowledge in Children and Young Peoples Nursing and actively contribute to the leadership of the CYP programme and teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels in order to enhance the student experience and implement educational development and innovation. You will be qualified to Doctoral level or be able to demonstrate the ability to create and disseminate knowledge at an equivalent level and the capability to convert this knowledge into a doctorate in a maximum of 3-5 years from date of appointment. You will be research active and committed to a culture of academic excellence and continuous improvement. For an informal discussion please contact Dr Ian Donaldson, Acting Head of Department on 01202 961781 or email idonaldson@bournemouth.ac.uk