Jobs: South West

External Examiner – MSc Pre-hospital Critical Care/Retrieval and Transfer & proposed Medicine in Hazardous Area Response School of Health Professions

Opening Date:
1 Apr 2020
Closing Date:
10 May 2020
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We are seeking to appoint a Subject External Examiner to cover both the above MSc pathways. The programmes are based within the School of Health Professions, Faculty of Health. Students on the pathways will be paramedics but will share some modules with other registered health and social care professionals for example Physiotherapists, Podiatrists and Occupational Therapy. Consequently, the external examiner would be a paramedic preferably with experience in one of the above areas as well as experience in post-graduate educational provision, have a recordable teaching qualification and a current registration with the HCPC. Modules to be examined include a focus on hazardous areas response and prehospital critical care, interprofessional and distance learning. The appointment will be for 4 years and the commitment required is as follows:
  • To review a range of coursework throughout the year
  • Currently three assessment panels a year (March, June, and November) and the submission of external examiner reports
  • 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
All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. If you would like to be considered for this, please submit a CV by email to extexhhs@plymouth.ac.uk by 10th May 2020 or for further information please contact Tristan Henderson on Tristan.henderson@plymouth.ac.uk

Lecturer Operating Department Practice (South West)

Opening Date:
30 Mar 2020
Closing Date:
17 May 2020
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An exciting opportunity exists to join our innovative Operating Department Practice team at Birmingham City University. Successful candidates will play a key role in the delivery of Operating Department Practice programmes delivered as part of our partnership with the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation trust. The successful candidate will be an experienced practitioner who is able to share their knowledge effectively to learners, through their passion and commitment to education, research and high quality service delivery in the perioperative setting. You will be expected to play a key role in the teaching and assessment of our pre-registration programme delivery, as well as supporting post-registration programmes and contributing to inter-professional learning opportunities and service user learning initiatives. You will lead and/or contribute to modules in all areas of perioperative practice. You will also be involved in the support of mentors and students at clinical placement sites which will include clinical visits, and therefore experience of supporting pre-registration students within the practice environment is essential. You must be a registered Operating Department Practitioner or Nurse and hold an academic award specific to the perioperative environment and hold a honours degree. You must be able to demonstrate evidence of on-going post-registration professional development, and support will be given to the successful candidate to develop their personal and professional academic portfolio; including the opportunity to undertake our highly regarded Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in HE. The Faculty of Health at Birmingham City University is one of the largest centres for health and social care education in the country. We are proud of our reputation for excellence and are constantly developing and expanding our range of courses to meet tomorrow’s health care needs today. This post is based in Exeter with expected travel to the Birmingham campus. For an informal chat about the role, please contact Charlotte Burnside at Charlotte.Burnside@bcu.ac.uk.

External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Psychology

Opening Date:
23 Mar 2020
Closing Date:
27 Apr 2020
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The School of Psychology at the University of Plymouth is seeking to appoint a Subject External Examiner for the BSc (Hons) Psychology programme, a BPS accredited full time 3-year undergraduate course. The appointment will commence 1st August 2020 with a term of four academic years. The commitment required is as follows:
  • Reviewing a range of coursework and examination materials throughout the year. These duties are shared between two external examiners.
  • Attending an assessment panel held each year in June and submission of an annual external examiner report.
  • Engaging in communication with the programme team.
  • Carrying out 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.
Essential Criteria: currently working in a UK institution of higher education and extensive experience in the field of study. Desirable Criteria: previous experience as an external examiner. 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 27th April 2020. For further information about the role, please contact Dr. Michael Verde, michael.verde@plymouth.ac.uk.

External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Professional Development in Health & Social Care/MSc APP- Nursing & Midwifery Professions (CPD Modules)

Opening Date:
18 Mar 2020
Closing Date:
26 Apr 2020
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External Examiner with an interest in Mental Health to look at CPD level 5,6 and 7 modules which feed in to the BSc (Hons) Professional Development in Health and Social Care programme and the MSc Advanced Professional Practice (Nursing and Midwifery Professions) programme. These programmes are based within the Faculty of Health: Medicine, Dentistry and Human Sciences and are ‘step-on’, ‘step-off’ with a range of modules; over 100 of these modules are delivered in partnership with our local NHS Trusts. Individuals must have with the relevant background, current NMC registration and the appropriate experience and interest to join our External Examiner team. Within our programmes, we offer a variety of clinical and web-based learning modules that are designed to enable a range of students to build a CPD pathway that reflects their area of practice/career. You will need to have a degree of flexibility as modules can come and go within the programme. The appointment will be for 4 years from 01/10/2020 and the commitment required is as follows:
  • To attend up to three assessment panels a year (in March, June and November) and the submission of external examiner reports
  • 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
All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. If you would like to be considered for this, please submit a CV by email to extexhhs@plymouth.ac.uk by 26/04/2020 or for further information email: sharon.russell@plymouth.ac.uk

External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Professional Development in Health & Social Care/MSc APP- Nursing & Midwifery Professions (CPD Modules- Generic)

Opening Date:
18 Mar 2020
Closing Date:
26 Apr 2020
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External Examiner to look at CPD level 5,6 and 7 modules which feed in to the BSc (Hons) Professional Development in Health and Social Care programme and the MSc Advanced Professional Practice (Nursing and Midwifery Professions) programme. These programmes are based within the Faculty of Health: Medicine, Dentistry and Human Sciences and are ‘step-on’, ‘step-off’ with a range of modules; over 100 of these modules are delivered in partnership with our local NHS Trusts. Individuals must have with the relevant background, current NMC registration and the appropriate experience and interest to join our External Examiner team. Within our programmes, we offer a variety of clinical and web-based learning modules that are designed to enable a range of students to build a CPD pathway that reflects their area of practice/career. You will need to have a degree of flexibility as modules can come and go within the programme. The appointment will be for 4 years from 01/10/2020 and the commitment required is as follows:
  • To attend up to three assessment panels a year (in March, June and November) and the submission of external examiner reports
  • 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
All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. If you would like to be considered for this, please submit a CV by email to extexhhs@plymouth.ac.uk by 26/04/20 or for further information email: sharon.russell@plymouth.ac.uk

External Examiner – BA (Hons) Social Work and BA (Hons) Social Work (Apprenticeship Route)

Opening Date:
10 Mar 2020
Closing Date:
19 Apr 2020
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We are seeking to appoint a Subject External Examiner for the BA (Hons) Social Work and BA (Hons) Social Work (Apprenticeship Route) programmes. These programmes are based within the School of Health Professions, Faculty of Health: Medicine, Dentistry and Human Sciences. They are full time 3-year undergraduate programmes which on successful completion lead to eligibility to register as a social worker with Social Work England. This position does require the external examiner to be a qualified social worker who is registered with Social Work England. The appointment will be until the October 2024 and the commitment required is as follows:
  • To review a range of coursework throughout the year
  • To attend an assessment panel per year and the submission of an annual external examiner report.
  • To engage in communication with the programme(s) 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 19/04/2020 or for further information about the role email beth.moran@plymouth.ac.uk or penelope.welbourne@plymouth.ac.uk

External Examiner for MPsych/MSc Advanced Psychology & MPsych/MSc Clinical Psychology- University of Plymouth

Opening Date:
3 Mar 2020
Closing Date:
26 Apr 2020
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We are seeking to appoint a Subject External Examiner for the MPsych (Hons) / MSc Clinical Psychology and MPsych (Hons) / MSc Advanced Psychology programmes. The programmes are based within the School of Psychology, Faculty of Health: Medicine, Dentistry and Human Sciences. The External Examiner position will largely be focused on modules for the Clinical Psychology programmes, but will also include modules that are shared with the Advanced Psychology programmes. Examples of modules requiring review include: • Foundations of Clinical Psychology • Understanding Clinical Interventions: Principles of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Systemic Family therapy • Core Competencies for Clinical Practice in Psychology • Applied Clinical Research • Supporting Behaviour Change • Advanced Techniques for Psychological Research • Success in Science • Personal and Professional Development The above modules may vary. The ideal candidate will have experience in teaching and examining at a UK HE institution and have specific subject knowledge in relation to the examples of the modules given above. The appointment will be for 4 years and the commitment required is as follows: • To review a range of coursework throughout the year • One assessment panel a year (June/July) and the submission of external examiner reports • 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 All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. If you would like to be considered for this, please submit a CV by email to extexhhs@plymouth.ac.uk by 26/04/2020 or for further information please contact: - MPsych (Hons) / MSc Clinical Psychology lead: alyson.norman@plymouth.ac.uk - MPsych (Hons) / MSc Advanced Psychology lead: christopher.berry@plymouth.ac.uk

External Examiner – Pre-registration Midwifery

Opening Date:
17 Feb 2020
Closing Date:
5 Apr 2020
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We are seeking to appoint a Subject and Award External Examiner for both the Pre-registration Midwifery programme and the Return to Midwifery Practice Programme based within the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Health: Medicine, Dentistry and Human Sciences. We are currently running 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. We are also in the process of planning for re-approval for this programme with the aim of a September 2021 start. The Return to Midwifery Practice Programme is being aligned to run concurrently with Return to Nursing and SCPHN is also in the process of programme re-approval with the aim of a September 2020 start. This position does require the external examiner to be a Midwife, have a recordable teaching qualification and a current registration with the Nursing & Midwifery Council. The appointment will be until the 31 October 2024 and the commitment required is as follows:
  • To review a range of coursework throughout the year
  • To attend an assessment panel per year and the submission of an annual external examiner report.
  • 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 05/04/2020 or for further information about the role email: Heather Hopper at Heather.hopper@plymouth.ac.uk (Lead Midwife for Education) or Rachel Stanyer at rachel.stanyer@plymouth.ac.uk (Pre-registration Midwifery Programme Lead)