Jobs: South West

External Examiner (Subject & Award) – Pre-registration Nursing (Adult Health)

Opening Date:
14 Jan 2020
Closing Date:
16 Feb 2020
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We are seeking to appoint a Subject and Award External Examiner for our Pre-registration Nursing (Adult) programme. This programme is based within the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Health, Medicine, Dentistry and Human Sciences. We offer a three year single field full time undergraduate programme, a four year dual field registration master’s programme and a two year MSc all of which on successful completion lead to eligibility to register with the Nursing & Midwifery Council on part 1 of the register in one or more fields of practice. This position does require the external examiner to be an Adult Nurse, 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 16th February 2020 or for further information about the role email Francis Thompson on francis.thompson@plymouth.ac.uk

External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Podiatry

Opening Date:
14 Jan 2020
Closing Date:
16 Feb 2020
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We are seeking to appoint a Subject and Award External Examiner for the BSc (Hons) Podiatry programme. This programme is based within the School of Health Professions, Faculty of Health: Medicine, Dentistry and Human Sciences. It is a full time 3-year undergraduate programme which on successful completion leads to eligibility to register with the HCPC. This position does require the external examiner to be a Podiatrist, have a recordable teaching qualification and a current registration with the HCPC. 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 16th February 2020 or for further information about the role email sabey@plymouth.ac.uk

Lecturer & Senior Lecturers – Mental Health Field & Adult Field

Opening Date:
14 Jan 2020
Closing Date:
11 Feb 2020
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College of Medicine and Health – Academy of Nursing The starting salary for Senior Lecturer will be from £45,361 on Grade G. For Lecturer it will be from £35,845 on Grade F, depending on qualifications and experience. These full time posts are available from 1 May 2020 on a permanent basis. Summary of the role In September 2019 the University of Exeter launched its unique four-year MSci in Nursing within the Exeter Academy of Nursing. In our Academy we make a difference by educating the world’s finest nurses using unsurpassed educational and clinical practices. Our MSci programme has ‘best in class’ student to staff ratios with student cohorts of 30-60 students per year allowing lecturers, students, clinicians and our patient and public involvement team to work very closely together. Students study nursing in our state of the art classrooms, brand new simulation facilities and exemplary clinical environments. Our educational and clinical team deliver an innovative, integrated curriculum based on our celebrated ‘Six Pillars’, an important one of which is ‘no health without mental health’. Together with five other pillars on the fundamentals of nursing care, patient and public involvement, evidence for practice, global health, and leadership and management, our graduates will be equipped with the enhanced integrated nursing skills necessary for their work as future nurse leaders. All of them will exit their course qualified as a scientist practitioner in nursing, with either an Adult or dual Adult/Mental Health Nursing masters degree. If you share this vision of excellence, we need you to join our team. We are recruiting two 100% FTE senior lecturers (one with a mental health specific nursing registration) and one 100% FTE lecturer. The mental health specific post requires candidates to possess broad expertise in mental health nursing and education for people with acute, serious and enduring mental health needs. For the adult nursing posts we are particularly interested in candidates with experience of theory and practice education in anatomy and physiology, pharmacology and fundamental nursing care skills such as mobility, nutrition, hydration, cleanliness, elimination and communication, and of experience of educating students to nurse people outside of the acute hospital environment. For more information and to apply online please go to our website.

Associate Dean Health, Social Care and Partnerships

Opening Date:
8 Jan 2020
Closing Date:
2 Feb 2020
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UWE Bristol are seeking to appoint a visionary, dynamic and ambitious Associate Dean (Health, Social Care and Partnerships) of the Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences. The successful candidate will play an important role in continuing the transformation of the Faculty, and, specifically leading the development of a School of Health and Social Care at the Glenside Campus. The Associate Dean for Health, Social Care and Partnerships will also have strategic oversight for partnerships across the whole faculty and contribute to delivering the strategic plan and driving a culture of excellence and providing strategic support for the Faculty in terms of external engagement. The successful candidate will be integral in the development and implementation of the School of Health and Social Care and will have leadership responsibility for the School, reporting to the Dean of Faculty and working with the Senior Faculty Executive. The post holder will have strategic oversight of Faculty partnerships, including those with the NHS and other health and social care providers, working with the Executive and other senior colleagues who lead on specific partnership work, to ensure a co ordinated, business focussed, outcome driven and, where appropriate, formalised approach to partnership work across the Faculty. We are looking for an experienced senior manager with experience in leading a large team or department 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 leadership and change management skills combined with relevant professional practice experience. An understanding and enthusiasm for all disciplines represented across the health and social care sector is vital, promoting the delivery of high-quality teaching, research and external partnerships. For further details, including job description, person specification and information for applicants, please visit UWE Bristol's jobs website. Please provide a covering letter and full CV along with the completed application form. For any queries please email: hrresourcing@uwe.ac.uk or call David Acklam on 0117 328 2368. The deadline for applications is midnight on Sunday 2 February First stage interviews: Thursday 13 February Final interviews: Friday 6 March.

External Examiner – Return to Practice Nursing, Midwifery, SCPHN and Nursing Associate

Opening Date:
11 Dec 2019
Closing Date:
1 Feb 2020
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We are seeking to appoint a Subject and Award External Examiner for our Return to Practice Programme. This programme is based within the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Health: Medicine, Dentistry and Human Sciences. The programme provides a flexible approach to meeting the NMC Standards for Return to Practice leading to eligibility to re-register with the Nursing & Midwifery Council. This position does require the external examiner to be an registered Nurse or Nurse with Duel Registration:- Midwifery or SCPHN 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 1st February or for further information about the role email adele.kane@plymouth.ac.uk

External Examiner – Pre-registration Midwifery

Opening Date:
9 Dec 2019
Closing Date:
4 Feb 2020
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We are seeking to appoint a Subject and Award External Examiner for the Pre-registration Midwifery programme. This programme is 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. 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. We are also in the process of planning for programme re-approval with the aim of a September 2021 start. 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 04/02/20 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 (Programme Lead)