Jobs: South West

External Examiner – Post Qualifying Social Work

Opening Date:
22 Apr 2019
Closing Date:
11 May 2019
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We wish to appoint an External Examiner for our Post Qualifying Social Work CPD Provision. The National Centre for Post Qualifying Social Work and Professional Practice has had over 20,000 students in the past 19 years and works with over half of the local authorities in England, plus 50 other major employers. It is dedicated to improving the lives of vulnerable people by enhancing professional health and social care practice. We pride ourselves on facilitating flexible partnerships with employers and practitioners to provide CPD opportunities for professionals working with children and families. Our units and programmes have been designed to meet contemporary professional standards including the Professional Capabilities Framework (PCF) and the HCPC standards of Proficiency. The post would be for four years commencing in September 2019 and would involve attending two exam boards a year. An induction programme is offered. For further information and an application forms please contact Claire Nadaf, cnadaf@bournemouth.ac.uk

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

Opening Date:
15 Apr 2019
Closing Date:
3 May 2019
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External Examiner posts 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 3rd May 2019 or for further information email: sharon.russell@plymouth.ac.uk

Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy (Musculo-skeletal Clinical Academic Research)

Opening Date:
10 Apr 2019
Closing Date:
6 May 2019
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The Department of Allied Health Professions runs a full time HCPC validated/CSP accredited B.Sc.(Hons) Physiotherapy programme and a range of related undergraduate, postgraduate and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) programmes. The department is seeking a suitably experienced physiotherapist who has a strong research profile and experience of the research interface between academia and practice, primarily within the musculo-skeletal speciality. The successful candidate will be required to engage in research teaching and/or scholarly/professional activity to enhance and inform the teaching design, delivery and curriculum development. Within this academic post, a strong understanding of clinical academic research and the educational support required to support clinicians to further their research careers is also essential. Responsibilities will include teaching and marking, research support for undergraduate and postgraduate students and being part of the physiotherapy team in curriculum development and quality monitoring. Input to the B.Sc. (Hons) Physiotherapy, MSc Rehabilitation and CPD modules will be expected. The successful applicant will have sound musculoskeletal clinical and research experience as well as experience of working within an interdisciplinary team. He/she will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and a commitment to close team working. The successful candidate will be qualified to PhD level in a subject relevant to this role and engaged with the NIHR integrated Clinical Academic Programme The applicant will need to be registered with the HCPC as a physiotherapist. This is a permanent, 0.2FTE part time vacancy, hence the pro-rated salary is from £7,921-£10,026pa.

External Examiner – MSc Pre-Hospital Critical Care/Retrieval and Transfer

Opening Date:
9 Apr 2019
Closing Date:
10 May 2019
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External Examiner for the MSc Prehospital Critical Care – Retrieval and Transfer pathway within the Advanced Professional Practice Programme. Students on the pathway will be predominantly Paramedics progressing to specialist and advanced levels of practice, as well as nurses and medics who are extending their CPD portfolio. The students will also share some of the core modules in research with other registered health and social care professionals, for example Physiotherapists, Podiatrists, Occupational Therapists and Social Workers. Consequently, the External Examiner would ideally have experience of prehospital critical care, experience of post-graduate educational provision, have a recordable teaching qualification and a current registration with the GMC or HCPC. Modules to be examined include a focus on prehospital critical care management, research interprofessional and distance learning. 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 to extexhhs@plymouth.ac.uk or for further information please contact the Pathway Lead Mr Peter Allum on 01752 586505 or peter.allum@plymouth.ac.uk

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy (Exercise, Health & Wellbeing)

Opening Date:
4 Apr 2019
Closing Date:
6 May 2019
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The Department of Allied Health Professions runs a full time HCPC validated/CSP accredited B.Sc.(Hons) Physiotherapy programme and a range of related undergraduate, postgraduate and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) programmes. The department is seeking a suitably experienced physiotherapist who can demonstrate particular experience in Exercise, Health and Wellbeing. A strong understanding of promoting health and managing long term conditions via Exercise, Health and Wellbeing principles and interventions is essential. An ability to demonstrate previous university and/or practice based educational experience is also required. Responsibilities will include teaching and marking, module leadership, an academic and personal tutor role, research support for undergraduate students, clinical visiting, and being part of the physiotherapy team in curriculum development and quality monitoring. Input to the B.Sc. (Hons) Physiotherapy and CPD modules will be expected. The applicant will need to be registered with the HCPC as a physiotherapist. This is a 0.6FTE, part time post. Salary range £33,199-£50,132. For the full role responsibilities and to apply please visit the UWE vacancies page on our website. The interview date will be Friday 14th June 2019. For an informal discussion please contact:

Senior Research Fellow (Health Research)

Opening Date:
2 Apr 2019
Closing Date:
2 May 2019
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The University of the West of England is seeking a senior researcher with project management experience to join a programme of injury prevention research and capacity building in Nepal. This programme of work is funded by the NIHR Global Health Research Programme and the Global Challenges Research Fund. The role of the Senior Research Fellow is to manage the running, monitoring and reporting of studies within the programme. The post holder will have experience of successfully delivering both quantitative and qualitative research projects and an ability to demonstrate high standards of research governance. They will work with a team of researchers both in the UK and in Nepal. The post holder will have the opportunity to travel to Nepal. The successful candidate will be based at the Centre for Academic Child Health, a joint research centre between UWE and the University of Bristol, located on Whiteladies Road. Although based in a research centre focussed on child and adolescent health, the studies on which the postholder will work involve participants across the lifecourse. This position is advertised for 0.7FTE. The days of the week worked, and the hours worked each day will be negotiated with the successful candidate. In addition to progressive pay rates, UWE Bristol offers a wide range of staff benefits including: • a generous holiday allowance of 35 Days • up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year in addition; • flexible working; • excellent defined benefit pension schemes; • option to participate in the cycle to work scheme; • family friendly policies; • onsite nursery at our Frenchay Campus; Please see the attached full job description and information for applicants for the role. UWE is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity to create an inclusive working environment.

External Examiner

Opening Date:
30 Mar 2019
Closing Date:
30 Apr 2019
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Exeter University is a member of the Russell Group of Britain’s leading research universities and is regarded as a university of first choice among high calibre students. The College of Medicine and Health has a local, national and international reputation. The Academy of Nursing is launching an innovative MSci Nursing pre-registration programme in September 2019 leading to Adult or Adult and Mental Health registration. We wish to appoint two External Examiner to the MSci Nursing (Hons) programme (Adult). The term of office will be for four academic years and applications are invited from Senior Lecturers or above. Please note that External Examiners are required to engage with assessment of both theory and practice elements of the programme, as well as recognition of prior learning. External Examiners should attend a minimum of one examination board per year, attend one assessment per year, if appropriate (for example OSCE or presentation) and will be invited to meet with students, supervisors and assessors. If you are interested in applying for this vacancy, please forward an expression of interest and your full Curriculum Vitae, including details of your research, publications, teaching and external examining experience, along with any other relevant information, including your NMC PIN, to: Alison Marchbank

Senior Lecturer in Paramedic Science

Opening Date:
13 Mar 2019
Closing Date:
28 Apr 2019
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We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Senior Lecturer to join the Paramedic Academic team to develop and deliver the newly designed BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science Level 6 programme, and contribute to a range of programmes within the School of Health and Social Care. This post also offers an exciting opportunity for you to be involved in moving the School forward with its strategic plan to deliver a sustainable health and social care workforce for Gloucestershire in collaboration with our strategic partners South West Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust. You will have substantial clinical experience, experience of supporting pre and post registration students, curriculum development and experience of teaching and assessing within Higher Education is essential. You must be a UK registered healthcare professional with significant academic experience of programme leadership and delivery of Paramedic Education. You must hold a first degree in a relevant area, and ideally hold or currently be completing a higher degree. As an academic you will be expected to have a Post Graduate Certificate in Education or complete the University of Gloucestershire’s Post Graduate Certificate in Academic Practice in the first year of your appointment. For an informal discussion, please contact Lorraine Dixon Head of School, Health and Social Care ldixon@glos.ac.uk tel: 07920708942 or Toni Gronow 01242 714 594 Closing date: Sunday 28 April 2019 Interview: Thursday 09 May 2019 To apply visit www.glos.ac.uk/jobs