Jobs: South West

External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science

Opening Date:
11 Aug 2018
Closing Date:
7 Sep 2018
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The School of Health and Social Care is seeking a qualified Paramedic educator to take on the role of external examiner for the new BSc (Hons) in Paramedic Science . Experienced external examiners would be preferred, but those seeking a first experience and having relevant clinical and educational experience would also be considered. The post requires external moderation of assessments, completion of an annual monitoring report and attendance at the relevant Boards of Examiners. The appointment will be with effect from 1st January 2019 and will be for a full 3-year term. Full course details and documentation will be provided to the appointee and an induction will be offered – to be held at the University following appointment. It you would like further information regarding this post please contact the Head of School of Health and Social Care, ldixon@glos.ac.uk Interested parties are requested to send a copy of their CV to Toni Gronow by email: tgronow@glos.ac.uk

External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Nursing (Child)

Opening Date:
8 Aug 2018
Closing Date:
5 Sep 2018
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We are seeking to appoint a Subject External Examiner for the BSc (Hons) Nursing (Child) 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 8 of the register. This position does require the external examiner to be a Child Nurse, have a recordable teaching qualification and a current registration with the Nursing & Midwifery Council. The appointment will be until the 31 October 2020 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 Caroline Crawford caroline.crawford@plymouth.ac.uk by 5th September 2018 or for further information about the role please email Rachel Carter (Child Field Lead) R.Carter@plymouth.ac.uk, 01752 586507.

Research Associate

Opening Date:
8 Aug 2018
Closing Date:
25 Aug 2018
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The Department of Allied Health Professions is seeking to appoint a Research Associate on a part time (working 0.5 FTE), fixed term basis for 11 months. This post is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic doctoral neuroscience health researcher with experience in brain imaging. This is an Arthritis Research UK funded study and is predominantly based at University of Reading and will explore neural activity in response to visual illusions in those with and without chronic limb pain. This collaborative study, led by Dr Jenny Lewis, is in partnership with Dr Massih Moayedi, Associate Professor, University of Toronto, Dr Tim Salomons, Associate Professor at the University of Reading, Dr Roger Newport, Psychologist at Loughborough University and Professor Joanna Adams, University of Southampton The main focus of this post is to contribute to the Arthritis Research UK funded Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) study and be responsible for data collection at the University of Reading. You will recruit participants, collect and analyse brain imaging data and contribute to writing up the findings. Data collection will primarily be undertaken at MRI Imaging Facilities at University of Reading and occasionally at the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Bath. You will have: Experience in setting up, conducting and analysing brain imaging research with proven ability to write-up research findings. A Masters in a neuroscience brain imaging related subject is essential. There will be opportunities for career and personal development through the UWE staff training courses. This post is not available on a job share basis. Other benefits, in addition to salary:
  • a generous holiday allowance of 27 days (pro rata if part time)
  • in addition you will receive up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year;
  • flexible working;
  • excellent defined benefit pension schemes with a generous employer contribution

External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Professional Development in Health and Social Care / MSc Advanced Professional Practice (Nursing and Midwifery Professions), Community and Primary Care CPD modules

Opening Date:
6 Aug 2018
Closing Date:
31 Aug 2018
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External Examiner to look at Community and Primary Care CPD level 5, 6 and 7 modules which feed in to the BSc (Hons) Professional Development in Health and Social Care and the MSc Advanced Professional Practice (Nursing and Midwifery Professions) programmes. These programmes are based within the Faculty of Health 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. 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 August 2018 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. Please submit a CV by email to caroline.crawford@plymouth.ac.uk by 31 August 2018 or for further information email sharon.russell@plymouth.ac.uk

Associate Head of Department – Research and Enterprise (Nursing and Midwifery)

Opening Date:
3 Aug 2018
Closing Date:
3 Sep 2018
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The Department of Nursing and Midwifery is seeking to appoint an Associate Head of Department: Research and Enterprise on a full time, permanent basis. The Associate Head for Research and Enterprise will work across the department to contribute to the development of a strategy and develop and implement a plan to address specific issues relevant to the achievement of the department’s key performance indicators. You will oversee the delivery of the plan ensuring alignment with faculty and UWE strategy in related areas. The nature of the portfolio is likely to change from time to time to address the changing needs of the department and changing priorities as defined by the key performance indicators. You will have:
  • A PhD in a subject relevant to the role
  • Professional Registration as a Nurse or Midwife with the NMC
An enhanced DBS certificate is a requirement for this role. Other benefits, in addition to salary:
  • a generous holiday allowance of 35 days
  • in addition you will receive up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year;
  • flexible working;
  • excellent defined benefit pension schemes with a generous employer contribution;
  • option to participate in the cycle to work scheme;
  • family friendly policies;
  • option to purchase childcare vouchers.
We're a dynamic and modern university proudly responsible for preparing 27,000 students from 140 countries to take their next steps. With strong global and local connections, we offer an inspiring, diverse work environment where you can develop your skills and experience alongside over 3,000 staff members passionate about higher education. UWE is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity to create an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who share our ambition to be a university recognised for the success

Associate Head of Department Quality Assurance and Enhancement (Nursing and Midwifery)

Opening Date:
3 Aug 2018
Closing Date:
3 Sep 2018
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The Department of Nursing and Midwifery is seeking to appoint an Associate Head of Department on a full time, permanent basis. The Associate Head for Quality Assurance and Enhancement will work across the department to contribute to the development of a strategy and develop and implement a plan to address specific issues relevant to the achievement of the department’s key performance indicators. You will oversee the delivery of the plan ensuring alignment with faculty and UWE strategy in related areas. The nature of the portfolio is likely to change from time to time to address the changing needs of the department and changing priorities as defined by the key performance indicators You will have:
  • A Masters degree
  • Registered with the NMC as a Nurse or Midwife (essential)
An enhanced DBS certificate is a requirement for this role. Other benefits, in addition to salary:
  • a generous holiday allowance of 35 days
  • in addition you will receive up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year;
  • flexible working;
  • excellent defined benefit pension schemes with a generous employer contribution;
  • option to participate in the cycle to work scheme;
  • family friendly policies;
  • option to purchase childcare vouchers.
We're a dynamic and modern university proudly responsible for preparing 27,000 students from 140 countries to take their next steps. With strong global and local connections, we offer an inspiring, diverse work environment where you can develop your skills and experience alongside over 3,000 staff members passionate about higher education. Bristol itself is a hub of social and cultural activity. A place with a strong, creative and fiercely independent mindset. A city with a buzzing music scene, great restaurants and interesting business ventures. It’s not surprising Bristol is consistently named as one of the best places to live and work in the UK.

Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing

Opening Date:
31 Jul 2018
Closing Date:
22 Aug 2018
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At BU our vision is to create a stimulating, challenging and rewarding University experience, through sharing a unique fusion of education, research and professional practice and inspiring our students and staff to enrich the world. The Faculty of Health and Social Sciences (HSS) is central to this vision, working closely with practice partners to prepare and develop health care and social work professionals to provide high quality care. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to delivery of teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels in Nursing and other health related programmes. You will be engaged in research and knowledge-exchange activity and be developing personal areas of scholarship and professional expertise. 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 professionally and/or research active and committed to a culture of academic excellence and continuous improvement. You must be registered on Part 1 of the Nursing and Midwifery Council Register (Mental Health Nurse) and have relevant teaching experience. For an informal discussion please contact Dr Ian Donaldson, Head of Department on 01202 61781 or email idonaldson@bournemouth.ac.uk This post is available part-time for 0.6 FTE. BU is an equal opportunities employer which values a diverse workforce. We provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can fulfil their potential. Together, we share a common set of values rooted in inspirational learning, world-class research and the latest thinking. We provide a powerful fusion of research, education and professional practice, creating a unique academic experience.

MClinRes Masters of Clinical Research

Opening Date:
18 Jul 2018
Closing Date:
29 Aug 2018
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We are seeking to appoint a Subject External Examiner for the MClinRes programme (http://www.plymouth.ac.uk/pg/5540). The programme is based within the School of Health Professions, Faculty of Health and Human Sciences and run in close partnership with our Schools of Nursing and Midwifery, Medicine and Dentistry. Students on the pathway will be from varied health professional backgrounds, for example dietitians, medics, nurses, occupational therapists, optometrists, paramedics, pharmacists, physiotherapists, podiatrists, radiographers, speech and language therapists and social workers. Consequently, the external examiner would be an health professional with experience of post-graduate educational provision and clinical research, have a recordable teaching qualification and a current registration with the HCPC/NMC/Appropriate Regulatory body. Modules examined include a focus on research design, research methods (quantitative, qualitative, mixed methods and systematic reviewing), interprofessional and distance learning. The appointment is for 4 years from August 2019. • Currently three assessment panels a year (March, July, 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 (an 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. Please submit CV to caroline.crawford@plymouth.ac.uk or Programme Lead Dr Lisa Bunn lisa.bunn@plymouth.ac.uk
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