Jobs: South West

End Point Assessment (EPA) External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Nursing and FdSc Nursing Associate

Opening Date:
20 Jul 2021
Closing Date:
30 Jul 2021
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We are seeking to appoint an End Point Assessment (EPA) External Examiner for the Nursing Associate Apprenticeship (NMC 2018) Registered Nurse Degree Apprenticeship (NMC 2018). Purpose: The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education have amended the EPA for NMC regulated apprenticeship programmes to move from non-integrated to integrated, which allows NMC Approved Education Institutions (AEI) to conduct the EPAs as part of the award assessment board (AAB) process. The EPA starts with AAB and finishes when the AEI uploads eligible apprentice to the NMC database. There must be independence of the EPA and this is ensured by the EPA External Examiner being separate from the Subject and Award External Examiners, who review ‘on programme’ activity. Responsibilities:
  • Carrying out the EPA as set out in the Assessment Plan for the Apprenticeship Standard, including:
  • To review and confirm all evidence for the EPA is in place;
  • To confirm the independence and impartiality of the process;
  • To confirm the maintenance of nationally comparable standards across HE institutions;
  • To attend Award Boards associated with the programmes;
  • Provide detailed and appropriate feedback to support the EPA processes;
  • Contribute to external quality assurance processes;
  • Maintain active registration on the NMC register as a nurse
Appointment: The appointment will normally be for a period of 4 years and will be with effect from the 16th August 2021. Initial availability will be required in end August/early September 2021. Appointment Process: The candidate will be nominated by the Apprenticeship Lead within the School of Nursing and Midwifery based on their suitability, knowledge and experience. The nomination will be formally reviewed for approval by the University’s External Examiner Sub-Committee, acting on behalf of the University Teaching, learning and Quality Committee, subject to meeting the University’s appointment criteria and Home Office Right to Work checks. Criteria: The role requires:
  • Knowledge and understanding of the standard and assessment plan.
  • Knowledge and understanding of UK sector agreed reference points for the maintenance of academic standards and assurance and enhancement of quality.
  • Familiarity with the EPA performance expected of apprentices to achieve the award being assessed.
  • Compliance with the requirements of the EPAO (NMC Approved Education Institution).
  • Knowledge to undertake EPA activities with integrity and impartiality to offer a fair, reliable and consistent assessment experience for all apprentices.
  • Independence of the apprentice, the EPAO (NMC Approved Education Institution) or employing organisation who are involved in delivering the apprenticeship.
  • Active registration on the NMC register as a Nurse.
In addition, all External Examiners at the University of Plymouth are required to demonstrate:
  • Achievement of relevant academic or professional qualifications in an appropriate subject and at a level appropriate for the programme of study to be examined.
  • an appropriate academic and/or professional standing to command the respect of colleagues and to maintain the comparability of academic standards in the context of higher education.
If you are interested in applying for this role, please submit an up to date CV to Kahila Smith, kahila.smith@plymouth.ac.uk.

External Examiner – MSc Advanced Professional Practice in Neurological Rehabilitation School of Health Professions

Opening Date:
19 Jul 2021
Closing Date:
22 Aug 2021
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We are seeking to appoint a Subject External Examiner for the MSc Advanced Professional Practice in Neurological Rehabilitation pathway. The programme is based within the School of Health Professions, Faculty of Health: Medicine, Dentistry and Human Sciences. Students on the pathway will be Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists and other allied health professionals specialising in Neurology Consequently, the external examiner would be an Allied Health professional specialising in Neurological rehabilitation with experience of post-graduate educational provision, have a recordable teaching qualification and a current registration with the HCPC. Modules to be examined are focused on management of Neurological conditions 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 health-extex@plymouth.ac.uk by 22nd August 2021 or for further information please contact Claire.hornsby@plymouth.ac.uk

Lecturer – Radiographer

Opening Date:
16 Jul 2021
Closing Date:
1 Aug 2021
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Lecturer – Radiographer (0.6 FTE) Part Time, Permanent Salary: £35,902 - £47,521 per annum, pro rata AECC University College is a specialist health sciences institution established in 1965, dedicated to excellent education, clinical care and applied research. Building on its proud heritage, the University College is on an exciting journey of transformation and growth. We provide a vibrant and positive inter-professional learning and practice environment, within a caring and inclusive community. About the role This is an exciting opportunity to join the University College as we continue to develop and expand our educational portfolio. Reporting to the Head of School of Radiology, the successful candidate will undertake undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in a variety of diagnostic x-ray disciplines and provide clinical diagnostic services to the public as appropriate. The successful candidate will assist with administration and other activities supporting the work of the College and developing and enhancing its reputation both internally and externally. About the person The successful candidate for this role should have proven relevent experience in diagnostic radiology with trauma skills. Candidates must have a radiography background with experience of teaching students radiographers. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well as a member of a team are essential qualities the successful applicant will possess. Applicants must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum & Nationality Act 2006. Contact For an informal discussion please contact Philip Hume via email phume@aecc.ac.uk To apply, please view the job description and person specification here and then go to https://www.aecc.ac.uk/about/join-the-team/ to complete an online application form. Completed application forms should be submitted by midnight on the closing date. Closing date: 1st August 2021 Interviews: TBC We welcome applications from all sections of the community and value diversity in our workforce. Applications from people from black and minority ethnic groups, which are underrepresented in our workforce are particularly welcomed. This post will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

External Examiner – BSc (hons) Nursing (Adult)

Opening Date:
12 Jul 2021
Closing Date:
5 Aug 2021
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The University of Gloucestershire is seeking to engage an NMC registered academic as an External Examiner for the following with immediate effect: we are seeking a replacement external examiner from the academic year 2021/22. The University of Gloucestershire offers extensive support for external examiners. Further support is also provided by the course lead for Adult Nursing and administration team. The University normally expects external examiners to attend a minimum of one examination board per year. Candidates must be registered with the NMC, be currently employed by a UK Higher Education Establishment, be UK resident, and have no more than one other significant external examining role currently. The University operates a two-tier examination board system, with external examiners being initially appointed to a Module Board where they will oversee a number of academic modules. For an informal discussion, please contact the following: Please email for an expression of interest form from, Leigh Crossland, lcrossland@glos.ac.uk, with the title of the course in the subject line. Following the closing date, expressions of interest will be considered and you will be informed of whether you have been nominated by 12.08.21 Commencement date September 2021 for a period of 4 years

School Director for Learning and Teaching

Opening Date:
12 Jul 2021
Closing Date:
1 Aug 2021
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About us: The new School of Health and Social Wellbeing is situated in the Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences at UWE, Bristol. The changing shape of contemporary health and social care requires a workforce that can work across boundaries, requiring the HEI sector to evolve to meet the needs of partners and employers in creating an agile workforce. Drivers for the School include: the health and social care sector move to Integrated Care Systems; an identity that resonates with practice partners; a culture of inclusivity, partnership where staff and students can thrive and flourish; an environment which enhances opportunities for multi and inter professional learning, meeting the challenge of educating the healthcare and social care workforce of the future, aligned to the UWE 2030 Strategy. About you: You will work across the School holding a key leadership role as part of the School’s Senior Executive team. You will implement the university and faculty teaching and learning strategy by developing a school implementation plan for learning and teaching, based on the achievement of the School’s key performance indicators. Through strategic leadership, you will be responsible for ensuring the successful implementation of that plan, including delivery and staff development. You will be accountable for outputs and impacts related to Learning and Teaching and ensure alignment with the Faculty and UWE 2030 strategy. You will be part of the team leading the development of the School’s values and positive culture and manage a team of senior academics within the School. The key professional qualifications; knowledge; skills and experience we require to enable you to be successful in this role include: current registration with a health and social care/public or environmental health professional body; a doctoral degree (for appointment at professor level); significant experience of effective academic leadership within a higher education institution; excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to develop exceptional working relationships to motivate teams, and enable a high level of performance; a commitment to quality enhancement to deliver a high level of service; a good level of knowledge and understanding of the issues and demands facing the sector, University, Faculty and School, as well as a commitment to enhance the University’s widening participation, equality and social inclusion agendas. Please see the job description for further details. Further information If you would like an informal discussion about this opportunity please contact Professor Dave Clarke on 0117 328 1300 or email: dave.clarke@uwe.ac.uk This is a permanent and full-time post and is based at our Glenside Campus. The University will be implementing a hybrid way of working once restrictions from Covid 19 end, therefore you will be expected to come onto campus to work for part of your working week. We particularly encourage applications from BAME applicants as we are currently under represented in these areas - although all appointments will be made on merit. 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 who share our ambition to be a university recognised for the success of our practice-oriented programmes; our strong industry networks and inclusive outlook.

Portfolio Lead: Workforce Development

Opening Date:
12 Jul 2021
Closing Date:
1 Aug 2021
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The new School for Health and Social Wellbeing is situated in the Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences at UWE, Bristol. The changing shape of contemporary health and social care requires a workforce that can work across boundaries, requiring the HEI sector to evolve to meet the needs of partners and employers in creating an agile workforce. Drivers for the School include: the health and social care sector move to Integrated Care Systems; an identity that resonates with practice partners; a culture of inclusivity, partnership where staff and students can thrive and flourish; an environment which enhances opportunities for multi and inter professional learning, meeting the challenge of educating the healthcare and social care workforce of the future, aligned to the UWE 2030 Strategy. The Portfolio Lead: Workforce Development will work across the School holding a key leadership role as part of the School’s Executive team to contribute to the development and implementation of a strategy and operational plan to address specific issues relevant to the achievement of the School’s key performance indicators. You will contribute to the development of the School’s values and positive culture, whilst being accountable for outputs and impacts related to workforce development business opportunities ensuring alignment with the Faculty and UWE strategy. In addition, you will be responsible for people management within the School. The key professional qualifications; knowledge; skills and experience we require to enable you to be successful in this role include: current registration with a health and social care professional body; a Master’s degree; significant experience of academic leadership within a higher education institution; effective leadership skills, including the ability to motivate teams, and working with people and as part of a team to facilitate and encourage a high level of performance; a commitment to quality enhancement to deliver a high level of service; a good level of knowledge and understanding of the issues and demands facing the sector, University, Faculty and School, as well as a commitment to enhance the University’s widening participation, equality and social inclusion agendas. Please see job description for further details. Further information If you would like an informal discussion about this opportunity please contact Rakhee Aggarwal on 0117 328 8839 or email: Rakhee3.aggarwal@uwe.ac.uk This is a permanent, fulltime post and requires enhanced DBS clearance. This post is based at our Glenside Campus. The University will be implementing a hybrid way of working once restrictions from Covid 19 end, therefore you will be expected to come onto campus to work for part of your working week. We particularly encourage applications from BAME applicants as we are currently under represented in these areas - although all appointments will be made on merit. 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 and impact of our practice-oriented programmes; our strong industry networks and our inclusive global outlook.

Professional Community Lead

Opening Date:
12 Jul 2021
Closing Date:
1 Aug 2021
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The new School of Health and Social Wellbeing is situated in the Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences at UWE, Bristol. The changing shape of contemporary health and social care requires a workforce that can work across boundaries, requiring the HEI sector to evolve to meet the needs of partners and employers in creating an agile workforce. Drivers for the School include: the health and social care sector move to Integrated Care Systems; an identity that resonates with practice partners; a culture of inclusivity, partnership where staff and students can thrive and flourish; an environment which enhances opportunities for multi and inter professional learning, meeting the challenge of educating the healthcare and social care workforce of the future, aligned to the UWE 2030 Strategy. You will work across the School holding a key leadership role as part of the Executive team contributing to the development of the School’s values and positive culture. You will contribute to the School strategy for teaching, learning and research and will be responsible and accountable for the strategic oversight and decision making of curriculum development and delivery that upholds professional identity across the School. You will work collaboratively with Professional Community and Portfolio Leads to develop the School’s operational, ensuring achievement of the School’s key performance indicators and ensuring alignment with the Faculty and UWE 2030 strategy, whilst being a People Manager for academic staff within the School. The key professional qualifications; knowledge; skills and experience we require for this role include: current registration with a health and social care professional body; a Master’s degree; significant experience of academic leadership within a higher education institution; effective leadership and interpersonal skills, including the ability to develop excellent working relationships; motivate teams, and working with people and as part of a team to facilitate and encourage a high level of performance; a commitment to quality enhancement to deliver a high level of service; knowledge and understanding of the issues and demands facing the sector, University, Faculty and School, a commitment to enhance the University’s widening participation, equality and social inclusion agendas. Please see the job description for further details. Further information If you would like an informal discussion about this opportunity please contact Professor Dave Clarke on 0117 328 7070 or email: dave.clarke@uwe.ac.uk or Rakhee Rankin on 0117 328 8839 or email: Rakhee3.rankin@uwe.ac.uk This is a permanent, fulltime post and based at our Glenside Campus and requires enhanced DBS clearance. We particularly encourage applications from BAME applicants as we are currently under represented in these areas - although all appointments will be made on merit. The University will be implementing a hybrid way of working once restrictions from Covid-19 end, therefore you will be expected to come onto campus to work for part of your working week. 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 different backgrounds who share our ambition as a university recognised for the success and impact of our practice-oriented programmes; strong industry networks and inclusive outlook.

Professional Community Lead

Opening Date:
12 Jul 2021
Closing Date:
1 Aug 2021
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The new School of Health and Social Wellbeing is situated in the Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences at UWE, Bristol. The changing shape of contemporary health and social care requires a workforce that can work across boundaries, requiring the HEI sector to evolve to meet the needs of partners and employers in creating an agile workforce. Drivers for the School include: the health and social care sector move to Integrated Care Systems; an identity that resonates with practice partners; a culture of inclusivity, partnership where staff and students can thrive and flourish; an environment which enhances opportunities for multi and inter professional learning, meeting the challenge of educating the healthcare and social care workforce of the future, aligned to the UWE 2030 Strategy. You will work across the School holding a key leadership role as part of the Executive team contributing to the development of the School’s values and positive culture. You will contribute to the School strategy for teaching, learning and research and will be responsible and accountable for the strategic oversight and decision making of curriculum development and delivery that upholds professional identity across the School. You will work collaboratively with Professional Community and Portfolio Leads to develop the School’s operational, ensuring achievement of the School’s key performance indicators and ensuring alignment with the Faculty and UWE 2030 strategy, whilst being a People Manager for academic staff within the School. The key professional qualifications; knowledge; skills and experience we require for this role include: current registration with a health and social care professional body; a Master’s degree; significant experience of academic leadership within a higher education institution; effective leadership and interpersonal skills, including the ability to develop excellent working relationships; motivate teams, and working with people and as part of a team to facilitate and encourage a high level of performance; a commitment to quality enhancement to deliver a high level of service; knowledge and understanding of the issues and demands facing the sector, University, Faculty and School, a commitment to enhance the University’s widening participation, equality and social inclusion agendas. Please see the job description for further details. Further information If you would like an informal discussion about this opportunity please contact Professor Dave Clarke on 0117 328 7070 or email: dave.clarke@uwe.ac.uk or Rakhee Rankin on 0117 328 8839 or email: Rakhee3.rankin@uwe.ac.uk This is a permanent, fulltime post and based at our Glenside Campus and requires enhanced DBS clearance. We particularly encourage applications from BAME applicants as we are currently under represented in these areas - although all appointments will be made on merit. The University will be implementing a hybrid way of working once restrictions from Covid 19 end, therefore you will be expected to come onto campus to work for part of your working week. 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 different backgrounds who share our ambition as a university recognised for success and impact of our practice-oriented programmes; our strong industry networks and inclusive outlook.

External Examiner – MSc Advanced Professional Practice Physiotherapy

Opening Date:
8 Jul 2021
Closing Date:
15 Aug 2021
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We are seeking to appoint a Subject External Examiner for the MSc Advanced Professional Practice Physiotherapy pathway. The programme is based within the School of Health Professions, Faculty of Health and Human Sciences. Students on the pathway will be physiotherapists but will share modules with other registered healthcare professionals for example occupational therapists, podiatrists, nurses. Consequently, the external examiner would be a physiotherapist with experience of post-graduate educational provision, have a recordable teaching qualification and a current registration with the HCPC. The appointment will be for 4 years 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. If you would like to be considered for this, please submit a CV by email to health-extex@plymouth.ac.uk by 15th August 2021. For an informal discussion and further information please contact Susan.may@plymouth.ac.uk

External Examiner – MSc Advanced Professional Practice in Paediatric Dietetics School of Health Professions

Opening Date:
2 Jul 2021
Closing Date:
1 Aug 2021
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We are seeking to appoint a Subject External Examiner for the MSc Advanced Professional Practice in Paediatric Dietetics pathway. The programme is based within the School of Health Professions, Faculty of Health: Medicine, Dentistry and Human Sciences. Students on the pathway will be Paediatric Dietitians. Consequently, the external examiner would be a HCPC registered dietitian with experience in paediatrics, post-graduate educational provision and hold a recordable teaching qualification. Modules to be examined are focused on the nutritional and dietetic management of infants and children. 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 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 health-extex@plymouth.ac.uk by 1st August 2021. For an informal discussion and further information please contact Jennifer.carroll@plymouth.ac.uk