Jobs: West Midlands

External Examiner – MSc Advancing Physiotherapy Practice

Opening Date:
17 Sep 2018
Closing Date:
12 Oct 2018
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We are seeking to appoint an External Examiner for the MSc Advancing Physiotherapy Practice programme, along with several stand-alone CPD modules, within the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health at Coventry University. The appointment will be for 4 years December 2018 to September 2022. We view the role of External Examiner as central to our quality assurance and enhancement procedures. You will assist in assuring that the standards across modules are appropriate and comparable with similar awards at other UK institutions, and that all assessments are carried out fairly. We are looking for an External Examiner to be responsible for modules covering the following areas: • Advancing Cardiorespiratory Practice • Advancing Musculoskeletal Practice • Advancing Neurological Practice • Masters Dissertation (Advancing Physiotherapy Practice) • Neural Control of Human Behaviour • Principles of Neuro-rehabilitation • Injection Therapy (Neurology) Applicants will: • have a professional background in physiotherapy • be working at the level of Senior Lecturer (or equivalent) or above • be working within a Higher Education Institution If you would like further information please contact Julie Sellars, Principal Lecturer CPD and Postgraduate at j.sellars@coventry.ac.uk or alternatively if you would like to be considered for this role, please submit a CV to the same address by the 12 October 2018.

External Examiner – Non-Medical Prescribing

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17 Sep 2018
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12 Oct 2018
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We are seeking to appoint an External Examiner for our portfolio of Non-Medical Prescribing modules that students may take as part of a PgCert in Independent and Supplementary Prescribing, a PgCert in Clinically Enhanced Independent Prescribing or as stand alone modules, within the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health at Coventry University. The appointment will be for 4 years from December 2018 to September 2022. We view the role of External Examiner as central to our quality assurance and enhancement procedures. You will assist in assuring that the standards across modules are appropriate and comparable with similar awards at other UK institutions, and that all assessments are carried out fairly. We are looking for an External Examiner to be responsible for the following modules: • Practice Certificate in Independent Prescribing and Supplementary Prescribing 1 (Level 6 and Level 7) • Practice Certificate in Independent Prescribing and Supplementary Prescribing 2 (Level 6 and Level 7) • Conversion from Supplementary to Independent Prescribing • Community Practitioner Nurse Prescribing Applicants will: • have a professional background in nurse prescribing • be working at the level of Senior Lecturer (or equivalent) or above • be working within a Higher Education Institution If you would like further information please contact Alison Bardsley at a.bardsley@coventry.ac.uk or alternatively if you would like to be considered for this role, please submit a CV to Julie Sellars j.sellars@coventry.ac.uk by the 12 October 2018.

External Examiner for BSc (Hons) Health Sciences at the University of Worcester

Opening Date:
14 Sep 2018
Closing Date:
15 Oct 2018
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The Department of Applied Health & Social Sciences from the University of Worcester is seeking External Examiners for BSc (Hons) Health Sciences, a top-up degree programme for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals undertaken on a full or part time basis. Apart from the three mandatory modules there are a wide range of optional modules to allow students to achieve a relevant degree pathway to suit their area of practice; they can also be undertaken standalone modules for continued professional development. This means that not all the modules run each semester or academic year, but when appropriate numbers of students apply. We are seeking an External Examiner from December 2018 for several of the optional clinically focused modules with the Health Sciences Programme. These include such modules as The Assessment and Management of Leg Ulcers, Evidence-based Palliative and End of Life Care - Principles and Practice and Care of a Person with Dementia in the Community Setting, which run dependent on demand. The University of Worcester offers support for external examiners and a full induction day. Further support is also provided by the Programme Leader and module team. The University normally expects external examiners to attend a minimum of one examination board per year. Applicants are advised that the University applies the following criteria to external examiners: • The area of expertise of external examiners is within the area of assessment undertaken; • Applicants should have recently been employed (or are still employed) within a university appointment; • He/she must not have been a University of Worcester examiner within the last five years; • He/she will have a recognised Healthcare qualification, either a Nurse (NMC) registered or Allied Health Professions will be considered, (HCPC registered). Interested applicants can seek further information or send a CV to Alison Rushworth, Programme Lead.

Senior Lecturer in Health Research

Opening Date:
13 Sep 2018
Closing Date:
30 Oct 2018
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This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced academic to join the Department of Post-Qualifying Healthcare Practice, within the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Birmingham City University. The Department of Post-Qualifying Healthcare Practice is a thriving, innovative and dynamic environment that aims to provide high quality CPD for the global health workforce. This commitment was recognised nationally, with the University being named ‘Best Post-Qualifying Education Provider’ at the 2017 Student Nursing Times Awards. About the role We are seeking a full-time Senior Lecturer in Health Research to support the growth of our post-graduate health provision. In collaboration with other members of the Faculty team, the role carries responsibly for: • Module leadership of the MSc research methods module. • Contributing to the provision of research workshops for MSc dissertation students. • Supervision of students undertaking the MSc dissertation. • Through personal tutoring, provision of support and mentorship to international students undertaking the MSc Professional Practice programme. About you We are looking for someone who can enthuse and engage students, while also contributing to the Schools scholarly and enterprise activities. Experience as an academic in Higher Education is desirable. Credibility and proficiency in applied healthcare research is essential. Ideally, you will hold a postgraduate degree, or PhD. The ability to work with a team is a core requirement, as are excellent IT skills. As part of your application, please attach your CV. Candidate are advised to remove their name from their CV, to ensure a fair and transparent recruitment process. If you wish to know more about this role, and would like an informal discussion please contact David Waters, Associate Professor/Head of Department on 0121 202 6166 or by email on: david.waters@bcu.ac.uk

Senior Lecturer in Healthcare Leadership and Management

Opening Date:
13 Sep 2018
Closing Date:
31 Oct 2018
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This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced academic to join the Department of Post-Qualifying Healthcare Practice, within the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Birmingham City University. The Department of Post-Qualifying Healthcare Practice is a thriving, innovative and dynamic environment that aims to provide high quality CPD for the global health workforce. This commitment was recognised nationally, with the University being named ‘Best Post-Qualifying Education Provider’ at the 2017 Student Nursing Times Awards. About the role We are seeking a full-time Senior Lecturer in Healthcare Leadership and Management to support the growth of our post-graduate health provision. In collaboration with other members of the Faculty team, the role carries responsibly for: • Module leadership of an MSc level healthcare leadership and project management module. • Supervision of students undertaking a project management MSc dissertation. • Contributing to the delivery of project management MSc dissertation workshops. • Through personal tutoring, provision of support and mentorship to international students undertaking the MSc Professional Practice programme. About you We are looking for someone who can enthuse and engage students, while also contributing to the Schools scholarly and enterprise activities. Experience as an academic in Higher Education is desirable. Proficiency in applied healthcare leadership, change management models and project management is essential. Ideally, you will hold a postgraduate degree, or equivalent industry experience. The ability to work with a team and excellent IT skills are a core requirement. As part of your application, please attach your CV. Candidates are advised to remove their name from their CV, to ensure a fair and transparent recruitment process. If you wish to know more about this role, and would like an informal discussion please contact David Waters, Associate Professor/Head of Department on 0121 202 6166 or by email on: david.waters@bcu.ac.uk

External Examiner – Masters in Advancing Practice (Advanced Clinical Practice)

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13 Sep 2018
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15 Oct 2018
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The School of Nursing and Midwifery at the University of Worcester is seeking an External Examiner for modules within the Masters in Advancing Practice (Advanced Clinical Practice) programme to include:
  • Non-medical Prescribing (level 6 and 7)
  • Advanced Health Assessment - adult, paediatric and newborn
Non-medical Prescribing and Advanced Health Assessment are successful courses/modules that run at the University of Worcester and form part of the BSc (Hons) Health Sciences top up degree (NMP L6) and the MSc Advancing Practice. The modules attract applicants across a range of professions including nurses, physiotherapists, paramedics and pharmacists. The post requires you to have substantial experience in teaching or leading on Masters programmes and for Non-medical Prescribing you are required to hold the qualification of non-medical prescriber. We would consider separate examiners for each strand. The University requires that external examiners have qualifications at least equal to the programme being examined, therefore must have:
  • A Master’s degree and expertise within Advanced Practice, preferably in Advanced Clinical Practice
  • Applicants should have recently been employed (or are still employed) within a university appointment;
  • He/she must not have been a University of Worcester examiner within the last five years;
  • He/she will have a recognised Healthcare qualification, for example, as a Nurse (Nursing and Midwifery Council) or Allied Health
  • Professional (Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) registered).
The University of Worcester offers support for external examiners and a full induction day. Further support is also provided by the Programme leader and module team. The University normally expects external examiners to attend a minimum of one examination board per year. It you would like further information regarding this post please contact Dr Kerry Gaskin on k.gaskin@worc.ac.uk or 01905 855156.

External Examiner – Foundation Degree in Integrative Counselling Award

Opening Date:
12 Sep 2018
Closing Date:
10 Oct 2018
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The School of Allied Health and Community Studies at the University of Worcester is seeking an External Examiner for the following programme: Foundation Degree in Integrative Counselling Award The FdA in Integrative Counselling has been a successful course delivered by a partner organisation, Iron Mill College (Exeter) with the University of Worcester for a number of years. Interested applicants must have relevant knowledge and experience in counselling and have HE experience of teaching, managing and assessing students on similar Undergraduate Degree courses. The role requires external moderation of assessments, attendance at the Boards of Examiners and completion of an Annual External Examiners Report. Programme details will be provided to the appointee and a full induction day will be offered. Further support is also provided by the Course Leader and module team. For further information please contact Judith Davies, Principal Lead for Collaborative Provision Judith.davies@worc.ac.uk or the Course Leader Lucia Capaldi l.capaldi@worc.ac.uk or lucia.capaldi@ironmill.co.uk Closing date: 10th October 2018

External Examiner- Nursing Associate

Opening Date:
7 Sep 2018
Closing Date:
27 Sep 2018
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The School of Health and Social Care at Staffordshire University is seeking to appoint an External examiner for the Nursing Associate course. We currently have two intakes per year across two sites and the provision and recruitment is being developed in collaboration with our employer partners. This course is accessed via the apprenticeship route and supported by a partnership of local stakeholders who provide the range of placement experiences necessary for the trainees. We are seeking to appoint an academic with experience of pre-registration nursing courses, or who are currently involved in the delivery of the Nursing Associate programme. External examiners are required to attend at least one academic board a year and complete an annual report. External examiners will also be expected to comment on proposed new developments. The appointment would be from now for 4 years. For informal enquiries please contact Mark Lovatt.

External Examiner- BSc (Hons) Nusring

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5 Sep 2018
Closing Date:
28 Sep 2018
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Birmingham City University are seeking to appoint a Subject External Examiner for the BSc (Hons) Nursing course. This programme is based within the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Health, Education and Life Sciences. The position does require the external examiner to have a current registration with the Nursing & Midwifery Council for the Mental Health field of Nursing. The appointment will commence from September 2018 and the tenure of appointment is for a period of four years. All External Examiner appointments are subject to approval by the University Academic Board. External Examiners will be able to examine across both the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Previous experience as an External Examiner is not necessary as the University is able to provide mentorship to the successful applicants. We are looking for External Examiners to cover the following programmes/modules: The BSc (Hons) Nursing programme Modules
  • NUR4062 Nursing Practice 1
  • NUR5070 Nursing Practice 2
  • NUR5071 Nursing Practice 3
  • NUR6050 Nursing Practice 4
Including one post registration module:
  • (level 6 and 7) LBR6601 and LBR7586 – Medication Management in Mental Health Services
These are modules that cover the 3 years of the course If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply via the university website jobs.bcu.ac.uk Please indicate in the additional information section of your application that you are interested in this specific vacancy.

External Examiner- BSc (Hons) Nursing Child

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5 Sep 2018
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28 Sep 2018
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Birmingham City University is seeking to appoint a Subject External Examiner for the BSc (Hons) Nursing, Child course. This programme is based within the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Health, Education and Life Sciences. The position does require the external examiner to have a current registration with the Nursing & Midwifery Council for Child Nursing. This will be checked on application and on an annual basis. The appointment will commence from September 2018 and the tenure of appointment is for a period of four years. All External Examiner appointments are subject to approval by the University Academic Board. Ideally, External Examiners will be able to examine across both the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Previous experience as an External Examiner is not necessary as the University is able to provide mentorship to the successful applicants. We are looking for External Examiners to cover the following programmes/modules: The BSc (Hons) Nursing programme Modules
  • Nursing Practice 1, NUR4025 – Child
  • Nursing Practice 2, NUR5068 - Child
  • Nursing Practice 3, NUR5069 – Child
  • Nursing Practice 4, NUR6047 - Child
If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply here via the university website; jobs.bcu.ac.uk Please indicate in the additional information section of your application that you are interested in this specific vacancy. Our standard fee for External Examiners is £450 per academic year. We also offer an additional fee for visits made to BCU for purposes other than to attend exam boards.
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