Jobs: West Midlands

External Examiner – MSc (pre-registration) Physiotherapy

Opening Date:
2 Aug 2021
Closing Date:
3 Sep 2021
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The School of Allied Health and Community at the University of Worcester is seeking an experienced External Examiner for our MSc (pre-registration) Physiotherapy course. Please see the following link for the full MSc (pre-registration) Programme Specification https://www2.worc.ac.uk/aqu/documents/MScPhysiotherapy_2020-21.pdf External Examiners play a central role in the maintenance of the standards of the University’s awards and the currency of the curriculum. They perform this role through:
  • the approval of assessment tasks and examination papers
  • discussions with relevant academic staff
  • the review of samples of student work on modules within the programmes
  • the endorsement of marks to confirm that the marks are an agreed, fully moderated and externally examined set of results
  • the submission of annual reports
  • attendance at appropriate boards of examiners (June)
  • agreement to programme modifications
Ideal applicants should possess the following:
  • Current registration with Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and be members of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP)
  • Relevant experience to maintain comparable quality standards
The appointee will normally serve for a period of four years beginning September/October 2021. Successful applicants will also be invited to the university’s External Examiner induction day, which will be held in January 2022. Applications for the post should be made by a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and appropriate covering letter and sent to Dr Derek Kyte, Course Lead for MSc (pre-registration) Physiotherapy at: d.kyte@worc.ac.uk

External Examiner – Occupational Therapy Bachelor of Science with Honours

Opening Date:
23 Jul 2021
Closing Date:
20 Aug 2021
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The School of Allied Health and Community at the University of Worcester is seeking an experienced External Examiner for our BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy course. Please see the following link for the full BSc (Hons) Programme Specification https://www2.worc.ac.uk/aqu/documents/BSc_Occupational_Therapy_2020-21.pdf External Examiners play a central role in the maintenance of the standards of the University’s awards and the currency of the curriculum. They perform this role through:
  • the approval of assessment tasks and examination papers
  • discussions with relevant academic staff
  • the review of samples of student work on modules within the programmes
  • the endorsement of marks to confirm that the marks are an agreed, fully moderated and externally examined set of results
  • the submission of annual reports
  • attendance at appropriate boards of examiners (June)
  • agreement to programme modifications
Ideal applicants should possess the following:
  • Current registration with Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and be members of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists (RCOT)
  • Relevant experience to maintain comparable quality standards
The appointee will normally serve for a period of four years beginning September 2021. Successful applicants will also be invited to the university’s External Examiner induction day, which will be held in January 2022. Applications for the post should be made by a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and appropriate covering letter and sent to Dr Alison Blank, Course Lead for BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy at: a.blank@worc.ac.uk

External Examiner – SCPHN (School Nursing & Health Visitor)

Opening Date:
22 Jul 2021
Closing Date:
20 Aug 2021
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The University of Wolverhampton requires external examiners for the following programmes within the Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing:
  • BSc(Hons) Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (School Nursing & Health Visiting (Top Up)
  • PGDip Specialist Community Public Health Nursing School Nursing/Health Visitor (inc. V100)
  • PGDip Specialist Community Public Health Nursing School Nursing/Health Visitor (inc. V100) Apprenticeship
The external examiner will be expected to monitor the quality of coursework across this provision. We are seeking candidates whose areas of expertise would enable him or her to monitor the quality of these courses and externally moderate assessed work. External examiners are required to attend at least one assessment board a year and complete an annual report. External examiners are also required to provide comments on proposed modifications and the development of new modules within their area of expertise. The post is for an initial period of 4 years, starting on 1 September 2021 – 31 December 2025. Interested persons should send their CV to FEHWQuality@wlv.ac.uk quoting reference number SCPHN Closing date: 20th August 2021 Reference No: SCPHN

Assistant Professor in Simulation

Opening Date:
21 Jul 2021
Closing Date:
14 Aug 2021
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Grade: 8 Salary Range: £40,329.00 to £57,430.00 per annum Mode: Full Time, Permanent Ref: REQ008645 The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health has a broad provision of health professions-related courses across Dietetics, Nursing, Midwifery, Occupational Therapy, Operating Department Practice, Paramedicine and Physiotherapy, leading to professional registration. We also have a large portfolio of CPD courses at both UG and PG levels. Coventry University is No.1 Modern University in the Midlands (Guardian University Guide 2021) and is home to the UK’s first ‘Standalone’ 5G network. We are currently seeking to recruit an enthusiastic individual to join our innovating, dynamic simulation team to lead, innovate and manage the newly approved PgC/PgD/MSc Health Simulation courses, due to commence September 2021. Applicants will need to possess an appropriate healthcare and education qualifications and must hold current registration with either NMC or HCPC. Previous experience of innovative digital teaching within a Higher Education Institution is highly desirable and the ability to rapidly learn new digital skills is essential. Postgraduate course management experience is highly desirable. The University offers academic and professional development. You will be supported to develop your interests in order to progress your career. Salary is dependent on experience. Informal enquiries should be addressed to Dr Natasha Taylor ac4961@coventry.ac.uk Interviews: TBC To apply https://staffrecruitment.coventry.ac.uk/tlive_webrecruitment/wrd/run/ETREC107GF.open?VACANCY_ID%3d729929UE5j&WVID=1861420Izv&LANG=USA

Assistant Professor in Simulation

Opening Date:
16 Jul 2021
Closing Date:
14 Aug 2021
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Grade: 8 Salary Range: £40,329.00 to £57,430.00 per annum Mode: Full Time, Permanent Ref: REQ008645 The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health has a broad provision of health professions-related courses across Dietetics, Nursing, Midwifery, Occupational Therapy, Operating Department Practice, Paramedicine and Physiotherapy, leading to professional registration. We also have a large portfolio of CPD courses at both UG and PG levels. Coventry University is No.1 Modern University in the Midlands (Guardian University Guide 2021) and is home to the UK’s first ‘Standalone’ 5G network. We are currently seeking to recruit an enthusiastic individual to join our innovating, dynamic simulation team to lead, innovate and manage the newly approved PgC/PgD/MSc Health Simulation courses, due to commence September 2021. Applicants will need to possess an appropriate healthcare and education qualifications and must hold current registration with either NMC or HCPC. Previous experience of innovative digital teaching within a Higher Education Institution is highly desirable and the ability to rapidly learn new digital skills is essential. Postgraduate course management experience is highly desirable. The University offers academic and professional development. You will be supported to develop your interests in order to progress your career. Salary is dependent on experience. Informal enquiries should be addressed to Dr Natasha Taylor ac4961@coventry.ac.uk Interviews: TBC Closing Date: 14th August 2021 To apply https://staffrecruitment.coventry.ac.uk/tlive_webrecruitment/wrd/run/ETREC107GF.open?VACANCY_ID%3d729929UE5j&WVID=1861420Izv&LANG=USA

Assistant Professor in Occupational Therapy

Opening Date:
16 Jul 2021
Closing Date:
25 Aug 2021
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Grade: 8 Salary Range: £40,329.00 to £57,430.00 per annum Mode: Full Time, Permanent Ref: REQ008646 The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health are seeking to recruit enthusiastic and ambitious HCPC registered Occupational Therapist to join our dynamic team of academics delivering excellent and visionary pre-registration occupational therapy courses. We have been successful in growing our provision and due to recent promotions within the team are seeking to recruit to two academic posts. You will be joining an outstanding team of nearly 40 occupational therapists and we offer a range of courses including BSc, MSc and Integrated Degree Apprenticeships in Coventry and London and will be the first University to deliver a MSc OT apprenticeship (pre-registration) in January 2022. Our occupational therapy team are one of the largest in the country and work collaboratively with a wide range of health care professions within the Faculty of Health and Life sciences and now benefit from new, ‘state of the art’ health science simulation facilities, a £60M+ investment. For a fly through video – insert in your browser: https://coventry.wistia.com/medias/wnz2at25u2?media_finished The successful candidate will possess an excellent understanding of their specialist area of practice/education and be able to demonstrate research and evidence-informed practice within that area. At Assistant Professor level, applicants should be able to demonstrate a high level of expertise holding a higher degree in an occupational therapy or related subject and be registered with the HCPC. Experience of teaching students, either within a HEI or as a clinical educator, would be advantageous. The salary is dependent upon the skills and qualifications of the individual. Job descriptions will be available upon request from the Human Resources Department when applying for the post. The University offers academic and professional development and provides a Post Graduate Certificate Teaching Qualification for Lecturers who do not hold a recognised teaching qualification. Informal enquiries should be addressed to Dr Kim Stuart (Curriculum Lead: Associate Professor, Occupational Therapy), kim.stuart@coventry.ac.uk Interviews: 9th September 2021 (please put this date in your diary because we may not be able to consider alternative dates) Closing Date: 25th August 2021 To apply https://staffrecruitment.coventry.ac.uk/tlive_webrecruitment/wrd/run/ETREC107GF.open?VACANCY_ID%3d761491UE5j&WVID=1861420Izv&LANG=USA

External Examiner – Post Graduate Certificate in General Practice Nursing

Opening Date:
14 Jul 2021
Closing Date:
6 Aug 2021
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The Three Counties School of Nursing and Midwifery at the University of Worcester is seeking an External Examiner for the Post Graduate Certificate in General Practice Nursing programme. The University requires that external examiners have qualifications at least equal to the programme being examined, therefore must have:
  • must be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council and have relevant subject knowledge and experience;
  • Preferably holds a General Practice Nursing qualification or has experience working as a General Practice Nurse
  • 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;
The University of Worcester offers support for external examiners and a full induction day. Further support is also provided by the Course leader and module team. The University normally expects external examiners to attend a minimum of one examination board per year. The appointment will be from September 2021 to December 2025. All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. Applications are by submission of CV. If you would like further information regarding this post please contact Dr Kerry Gaskin, Head of Department for Midwifery and CPD, k.gaskin@worc.ac.uk Interested individuals are also required to send a copy of their CV to Sarah Weaver, s.weaver@worc.ac.uk (Course Leader, General Practice Nursing) for consideration by the closing date of Friday 6th August 2021.

Teaching Fellow – School of Nursing/Institute of Clinical Sciences – 97370 – Grade 7

Opening Date:
13 Jul 2021
Closing Date:
2 Aug 2021
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Summary of Role
  • Contribute to all teaching and learning particularly clinical skills and simulated practice across all nursing and advanced practice programmes (under the supervision of an academic member of staff)
  • Demonstrate professional integrity in line with NMC Code acting as role model for evidence-based, inclusive, person-centred simulated clinical practice so learners can mirror accountability, professional values, and appropriate delegation
  • Work with learners to develop clinical skills integrating theory to practice, developing understanding of safety and risk minimisation and effective person-centred communication
  • Provide high quality learning and teaching activities, materials and presentations based on sound educational principles
  • Engage in student assessment, evaluating educational activity and maintaining safe learning environment

Lecturer in Simulation

Opening Date:
12 Jul 2021
Closing Date:
10 Aug 2021
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Grade: 7 Salary Range: £33,806.00 to £42,800.00 per annum Mode: Full Time, Fixed-Term Contract until April 2023 Ref: REQ008636 Fixed-Term Contract until April 2023 The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health has a broad provision of health professions-related courses across Dietetics, Nursing, Midwifery, Occupational Therapy, Operating Department Practice, Paramedicine and Physiotherapy, leading to professional registration. We also have a large portfolio of CPD courses at both UG and PG levels. Coventry University is No.1 Modern University in the Midlands (Guardian University Guide 2021) and is home to the UK’s first ‘Standalone’ 5G network. We are currently seeking to recruit an enthusiastic individual to join our innovating, dynamic simulation team to create, develop, evaluate simulation across the School. Applicants will need to possess an appropriate healthcare and education qualifications and must hold current registration with either NMC or HCPC. Previous experience of innovative digital teaching within a Higher Education Institution is highly desirable and the ability to rapidly learn new digital skills is essential. The University offers academic and professional development. You will be supported to develop your interests in order to progress your career. Salary is dependent on experience. Informal enquiries should be addressed to Dr Natasha Taylor ac4961@coventry.ac.uk Interviews: TBC To apply https://staffrecruitment.coventry.ac.uk/tlive_webrecruitment/wrd/run/ETREC107GF.open?VACANCY_ID%3d065350UBdt&WVID=1861420Izv&LANG=USA

Lecturer in Dietetics

Opening Date:
12 Jul 2021
Closing Date:
9 Aug 2021
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Grade: 7 Salary Range: £33,806.00 to £42,800.00 per annum Mode: Full Time, Permanent Ref: REQ008634 Coventry University is achieving an unprecedented level of success, and this is an exciting time to join Coventry University, and the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health. With a University Gold Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) rating, a ranking of 2nd in the UK for Teaching Excellence, our vision is to continue to enhance our position as a leading provider of innovative education and impactful research both nationally and across the world. The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health is the largest School in the University. We have a broad provision of health professions related courses across Dietetics, Nursing, Midwifery, Occupational Therapy, Operating Department Practice, Paramedic and Physiotherapy all leading to professional registration. We also have a large portfolio of CPD courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. We are seeking to recruit enthusiastic and ambitious HCPC registered dietitian to join our suite of courses, including BSc (Hons) dietetics, Pre-registration Masters in Dietetics and Leadership, and Masters in Public Health Nutrition. Posts available:
  • Lecturer in Dietetics: Grade 7 £33,806 - £42,800 per annum
The successful candidate will contribute to the development and delivery of innovative and dynamic dietetics and nutrition education through, practical sessions, placement support and related professional and academic activity. The salary is dependent upon the skills and qualifications of the individual. Experience of teaching within higher education is desirable. The University offers academic and professional development and provides a Post Graduate Certificate Teaching Qualification for Lecturers who do not hold a recognised teaching qualification. Informal enquiries should be addressed to Bernice Tighe (Curriculum lead for Allied Health Professions), b.tighe@coventry.ac.uk Interviews: TBC To apply https://staffrecruitment.coventry.ac.uk/tlive_webrecruitment/wrd/run/ETREC107GF.open?VACANCY_ID%3d177944UBdt&WVID=1861420Izv&LANG=USA