Jobs: West Midlands

External Examiner – Continued Professional Development – Nursing

Opening Date:
22 Mar 2019
Closing Date:
26 Apr 2019
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The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health at Coventry University wishes to appoint an External Examiner to support our current team of external examiners for modules within our portfolio of continued professional development course in nursing. Coventry University offers extensive support for external examiners and holds briefing workshops annually. Further support is also provided by the professional lead, course directors and course administrators. The University normally expects external examiners to attend a minimum of one examination board per year and to complete an annual External Examiner Monitoring Report. The appointed External Examiner will work alongside other external examiners advising and commenting on modules at Coventry University. 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
  • Applicants must not have been a Coventry University examiner or employee within the last five years
  • Applicants will have a qualification registered with the HCPC or the NMC, a commitment to interprofessional education and, in addition, ideally will also have external examining experience
For informal enquiries or an application form please contact Stephen Garvey, Interim Associate Head of School for Quality and Accreditation on ab5056@coventry.ac.uk

External Examiners for Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses in Leadership and Management in Health, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, Coventry University

Opening Date:
15 Mar 2019
Closing Date:
29 Apr 2019
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As a result of increasing student numbers and the introduction of the MSc Global Healthcare Management Senior Leaders Apprenticeship, the School is looking to appoint two External Examiners to support its suite of UG and PG courses focusing on Leadership & Management in Health for a four-year period commencing September 2019. Coventry University offers extensive support for external examiners and holds briefing workshops annually. Further support is provided by the Course Directors and Course Administrators. The University normally expects External Examiners to attend a minimum of one examination board per year and to complete an annual External Examiner Monitoring Report. There are a range of programmes: MBA Health Care Sector Pathway; MSc Global Healthcare Management; MSc Global Healthcare Management with Professional Experience; MSc Global Healthcare Management Senior Leaders Apprenticeship; UG Continuous Professional Development Open Framework. The MSc programmes are solely located within the School of Nursing, Midwifery & Health, whereas delivery of the MBA programme is a collaboration between this School and Coventry Business School. The programmes are either undertaken full-time or part-time, campus-based or online. The UG Continuous Professional Development Open Framework is currently being used to deliver accredited leadership courses, to employees of the West Midlands Ambulance Service leading to the award of three levels of UG certificates in Professional Development. Applicants are advised that the University applies the following criteria to external examiner appointments: • Area of expertise is within the area of assessment undertaken; • Are or should have recently been employed (or are still employed) within a university appointment; • Must not have been a Coventry University External Examiner within the last five years; • Have a recognized qualification in Leadership & Management and also have external examining experience.

External Examiner for BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies Top-up Programme at the University of Worcester

Opening Date:
14 Mar 2019
Closing Date:
15 Apr 2019
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The Three Counties School of Nursing and Midwifery at the University of Worcester is seeking an experienced academics, to act as an external examiner for the BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies top-up programme for international, and the UK registered nurses. The programme can be undertaken on a full or part-time basis. There seven modules available for the student to achieve the 120 credits, but not all the modules run each semester. The modules are: Level Credit Module Module Title 6 30 BNSA3001 Independent Study 6 15 BNSA3003 Nursing Research 6 15 BNSA3004 Leading for Enhanced Service Delivery 6 15 BNSA3005 Philosophical Approach to Contemporary Health Care 6 15 BNSA3006 Person Centred Assessment in Clinical Practice 6 15 BNSA3007 The Care and Management of People with Long Term Conditions 6 15 BNSA3008 Law and Ethics for Health and Social Care 6 15 BNSA3009 Negotiated Learning We are seeking application from External Examiners:
  • With a minimum of three years’ experience as an external examiner;
  • Registered with NMC, with experience of working and teaching on your registered field of nursing;
  • Who has 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 supports the external examiners with a full induction day. The programme director and module team also provides further support. The appointment will be from September 2019 to December 2023. Applications are by submission of CV. If you are interested in applying for this role (or to request further information), please send your recent CV to Sethu Sundari, Programme Director BSc (Hons) Nursing Top-Up Programme at s.sundari@worc.ac.uk.

Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Applied Health Science

Opening Date:
14 Mar 2019
Closing Date:
14 Apr 2019
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This is an exciting opportunity for an exceptional and experienced nurse, midwife or allied health professional with evidence of excellent professional and educational practice to join a team of enthusiastic and committed staff within the School of Nursing and Midwifery. The post holder will act as the health science lead for our highly successful BSc (Hons) Nursing and BSc (Hons) Midwifery Programmes. The post holder will also be required to teach across the School in areas of particular specialist knowledge for example in Foundation degrees and CPD programmes, Public Health and MSc Advancing Clinical Practice Programmes The post holder will be required to have extensive knowledge and understanding in applied biological sciences e.g. Anatomy/Physiology/Pathophysiology/Biomedicine/Human Nutrition. Equipped with expert knowledge, the post holder will teach and lead modules, participate in the assessment process, supervise undergraduate and post graduate research and contribute to curriculum development. The post holder will be committed to supporting the University of Worcester’s strategic objectives in promoting the academic enquiry that develops critical thinking in students at all levels and which supports an excellent student experience with high quality, inclusive learning opportunities. The post holder will need to demonstrate commitment to Service user and Carer involvement in course development and delivery; an increasingly important aspect of our work, as is inter-professional and interagency working. Candidates invited to interview will be required to deliver a 20 minute interactive small group teaching session (followed by 5 minutes of questions) for Level 4 students on the BSc (Hons) Nursing Programme. The title of the workshop is: ‘Understanding healthy ageing’. The Chair of this panel will feed back to the main interview panel.

Teaching Fellow in Radiography

Opening Date:
5 Mar 2019
Closing Date:
29 Mar 2019
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Teaching Fellow in Radiography in the School of Health and Rehabilitation, one of four professional Schools in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. We seek to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated Radiographer to teach across the School’s undergraduate curriculum in both University and clinical settings. The School offers high quality undergraduate and postgraduate provision and is part of a wider research community via the Faculty Research Institutes. Radiography is an exciting new development within the School and as such you will have the opportunity to be involved with the development and implementation of the programme. You will play a part in the development of educational initiatives aligned with the School strategic direction, and will pursue scholarly activities in line with the School focus. You will be an HCPC registered Radiographer, with an appreciation of the principles of teaching and learning in higher education. Although the priority for the School is to appoint a Radiographer with diagnostic ultrasound experience we will consider applications from Radiographers with current or previous substantive experience of general Radiography. Depending upon the profile of the successful candidate it may be possible to explore longer term career development opportunities that involve research. Applications for job share/part-time contracts will also be considered. For full post details please visit: www.keele.ac.uk/vacancies