Jobs: South West

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

Opening Date:
11 Feb 2019
Closing Date:
8 Mar 2019
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External Examiners are required to look at CPD level 5,6 and 7 modules which feed into 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 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 will require current NMC registration and the appropriate experience and interest to join our 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 August 2019 and the commitment required is as follows: • Currently three assessment panels a year (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 extexhhs@plymouth.ac.uk by Friday 8 March 2019 or for further information email: sharon.russell@plymouth.ac.uk

External Examiner – MSc Occupational Therapy Pre-registration Programme

Opening Date:
28 Jan 2019
Closing Date:
25 Feb 2019
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We are seeking to appoint a Subject External Examiner for the MSc Occupational Therapy Pre-registration programme, School of Health Professions, Faculty of Health and Human Sciences. The external examiner would be an Occupational Therapist with experience of post-graduate educational provision, have a recordable teaching qualification and a current registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). Modules to be examined include a focus on requirements from HCPC and Royal College of Occupational Therapists to be eligible to register as an occupational therapist, including practice placements, occupational science, inter-professional learning and research. The appointment will be for 4 years with immediate start, and the commitment required is as follows:
  • Currently one programme assessment panel and board a year (August) 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 25 February 2019 or for further information please contact the Programme Lead Dr Rosi Raine on 01752 587591 or email: rosi.raine@plymouth.ac.uk

External Examiner – MSc Human Nutrition

Opening Date:
22 Jan 2019
Closing Date:
28 Feb 2019
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We are seeking to appoint a subject External Examiner for the MSc Human Nutrition programme. The programme is based within the School of Health Professions, Faculty of Health and Human Sciences. Students on the programme will be working towards registration with the Association for Nutrition as Associate Nutritionists, and will share modules with undergraduate students studying Dietetics; Nutrition, Health & Exercise; and MSc Advanced Professional Practice students working in practice within a range of health professions. The external examiner would be a Registered Nutritionist with the Association for Nutrition, and have experience of post-graduate educational provision, and a recordable teaching qualification. Modules to be examined include a focus on basic and applied nutrition, public health nutrition, sports nutrition, nutritional epidemiology, and research studies. The appointment will be for 4 years from 1 August 2019 and the commitment required is as follows:
  • Currently three assessment panels a year (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 extexhhs@plymouth.ac.uk by 28th February 2019, or for further information please contact the Programme Lead Dr Desley White, desley.white@plymouth.ac.uk

External Examiner – MSc in Advanced Clinical Practice and Advanced Professional Practice

Opening Date:
22 Jan 2019
Closing Date:
22 Feb 2019
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The School of Health and Social Care is seeking a suitably experienced Senior Lecturer to take on the role of external examiner for the new MSc’s in both Advanced Clinical Practice (ACP) and Advanced Professional Practice (APP). The 2 courses have mainly shared modules, hence one external examiner will be able to cover both courses. 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 March 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 Academic subject lead for nursing, jdarch@glos.ac.uk Interested parties are requested to send a copy of their CV to Toni Gronow by email: tgronow@glos.ac.uk

Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing

Opening Date:
17 Jan 2019
Closing Date:
18 Feb 2019
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The School of Nursing and Midwifery at University of Plymouth is investing in a role at Lecturer level to further enhance our teaching excellence and research capacity in the area of mental health care. We are expanding our nursing provision in the beautiful South West of England and are committed to building and sustaining effective partnerships in programme development to meet workforce need, excellence in teaching, innovation and co-produced research. We are looking to appoint an appropriately qualified and experienced candidate to contribute to research and teaching excellence relating to mental health care in all healthcare settings. You should possess appropriate professional qualifications, (registration with the NMC is a requirement) alongside relevant post registration experience. In addition, a postgraduate Degree in health or a related subject (or significant relevant experience in clinical practice) is essential. An NMC/Higher Education Academy recorded teaching qualification is desirable and must be attained within two years of starting the post. We offer undergraduate, postgraduate and CPD programmes. Research in the School was rated highly in the REF2014 and continues to grow. The University of Plymouth Clinical Schools initiative is an exciting development, through which applied nursing and midwifery research focuses on topics that are timely and relevant to advancing the quality of care. Existing clusters of research, including Applied Health Genetics, e-health and Sustainability, Society and Heath, continue to attract external funding and PhD students. You will contribute to the academic and clinical development of Mental Health Nursing. This will include the development and delivery of undergraduate and postgraduate healthcare programmes. You will also be encouraged to contribute to research within the School and join an appropriate research group. For further information visit www.plymouth.ac.uk/jobs , job reference A6364

External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Operating Department

Opening Date:
15 Jan 2019
Closing Date:
28 Feb 2019
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Bournemouth University is seeking to appoint an external examiner for our newly validated BSc (Hons) Operating Department Practice programme. Bournemouth University is moving from Dip (HE) to BSc (Hons) Operating Department Practice from September 2019. We are seeking someone with an understanding of perioperative practice and it is essential that the external examiner is HCPC or NMC registered. The appointment will commence in September 2019 for a period of four years. Expressions of interest along with your most recent CV should be submitted, by the closing date of 28th February 2019, to: Lesley Elcock: Programme Leader, Dip HE Operating Department Practice Email: lelcock@bournemouth.ac.uk Telephone 01202 961588 The University runs Induction/Briefing days to support both new and experienced examiners. We will require proof of your right to work in the UK prior to making the appointment.

Senior Lecturer/Lecturers/Lecturer Practitioners

Opening Date:
10 Jan 2019
Closing Date:
22 Feb 2019
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In September 2019 the University of Exeter is launching a unique four year MSci in Nursing. With our clinical partners we formed the Exeter Academy of Nursing in May 2018 to support and nurture nurses at the forefront of innovation, research, clinical practice and leadership. September 2019 marks the start of realising this vision. In our Academy we will make a difference by educating the world’s finest nurses using unsurpassed educational and clinical practices. Our MSci programme will have ‘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 will study nursing in our state of the art classrooms, brand new simulation facilities and exemplary clinical environments. If you share this vision of excellence, we need you to join our team. At this stage in our phased recruitment plan we are recruiting at lecturer and lecturer practitioner grades, although there is an opportunity for one senior lecturer post to be appointed. Applications should be made via our website. For more information and to apply online please go to www.exeter.ac.uk/jobs. Please search P65963 in the key words for this advert. The closing date for completed application is the 22 February. We would be delighted to talk. A conversation may establish that this is the right opportunity for you. Contact Professor David Richards at D.A.Richards@exeter.ac.uk or 01392 724615.