Jobs: West Midlands

External Examiner – FdSc Nursing Associate programme

Opening Date:
1 Mar 2021
Closing Date:
5 Apr 2021
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The University of Worcester is looking for an external examiner for the department's FdSc two-year Nursing Associate programme. We have been delivering the apprentice programme since April 2017 and since October 2019 have been delivering a new NMC validated programme, which is available by both the UCAS and the apprentice route. Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced academic staff who have an interest (and experience) in the nursing associate programme. The successful applicant must be registered on the appropriate part of the NMC register and have relevant experience of working within nursing. The University of Worcester offers support for external examiners and a full induction day. Further support is also provided by the course lead and module team. The successful applicant would be appointed with effect from September 2021, for a term of four academic years and would be invited to the university external examiner induction day in January 2022. Student assessments are predominantly submitted electronically, and these can be reviewed by the external examiner remotely. Access to assignment briefs, assessment guidance and module content is readily available alongside access to the students' professional E Portfolios. You will be required to view a selection of scripts for designated modules and complete a module external examiner report for each set of assessments reviewed. At the end of the academic year, an annual report is required. Exam boards are held annually, and it is also desirable that the external examiner can attend for one additional day to visit students and practice assessors/supervisors in placement. All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. 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.
Informal enquires are welcome and can be made to Linda Bale (Course Leader) at l.bale@worc.ac.uk. Applications are by submission of CV. If you are interested in applying for this role, please send a letter of application and a CV to Linda Bale (Course Leader) at l.bale@worc.ac.uk Closing date for applications is Monday 5th April 2021.

Lecturer and Assistant Lecturer in Paramedic Science

Opening Date:
23 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
22 Mar 2021
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Ref No: REQ008275 Faculty of Health and Life Sciences – School of Nursing, Midwifery & Health This is an exciting time to join Coventry University and the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health. With a University Gold TEF rating, ranking 2nd in the UK for Teaching Excellence, and outstanding NSS scores in our courses we have demonstrable excellence in student experience. The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health are seeking to recruit motivated and enthusiastic Registered Healthcare Professionals with out of hospital experience for the following posts: Post 1: Lecturer, Grade 7, Full Time, Salary Range: £33,806 - £42,800 per annum Post 2: Assistant Lecturer, Grade 6, Full time, Salary Range: £27,518 - £36,917 per annum The salary is dependent upon the skills and qualifications of the individual. You will be delivering paramedic and pre-hospital emergency care programmes at pre and post registration level. A good understanding of evidence based practice, professional practice, clinical skills, anatomy, physiology and pharmacology related to paramedic sciences would be advantageous. Previous experience of teaching or assessing in practice or HEI is also desirable. Research activity is an integral part of the School's business and there is a strong commitment to enabling staff to engage in a wide range of research and scholarship. You will be given opportunities to develop your research interests and are expected to contribute to the Faculty's research profile. 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. You will be supported to develop your interests in order to progress your career. Informal enquiries should be addressed to Richard Luck (E: aa4357@coventry.ac.uk). To apply please visit https://staffrecruitment.coventry.ac.uk/tlive_webrecruitment/wrd/run/ETREC107GF.open?VACANCY_ID%3d675685Spcx&WVID=1861420Izv&LANG=USA

External Examiner – Pre-registration BSc (Hons) Nursing (Mental Health)

Opening Date:
22 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
31 Mar 2021
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The University of Worcester is looking for an external examiner for the Pre-registration BSc (Hons) Nursing (Mental Health). This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in our newly- approved programmes. Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced academic staff. The successful applicant must be registered on the appropriate part of the NMC register and have relevant experience of working in mental health nursing as well as teaching on nursing programmes. The University of Worcester offers support for external examiners and a full induction day. Further support is also provided by the Course Leads and module team. The appointment will be from September 2021 to December 2025. The successful candidate will be invited to an External Examiner induction day in January 2022. The majority of assessments can be reviewed remotely. You will be required to view a selection of scripts for designated modules and complete a module external examiner report for each set of assignments reviewed. At the end of the academic year, an annual report is required. Exam boards are held annually, and it is also desirable that the external examiner can attend for one additional day to visit students and practice assessors/ supervisors in placement. All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. Applications are by submission of CV. 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.
If you are interested in applying for this role (or to request further information), please send a recent CV to Anita Hobday, Pre-Registration Nursing Joint Course Leader on a.hobday@worc.ac.uk

Senior Lecturer / Senior Teaching Fellow in Adult Nursing

Opening Date:
17 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
11 Mar 2021
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The School of Nursing and Midwifery has an exciting opportunity for a Registered Adult Nurse to join an innovative and forwarding thinking team as a Senior Lecturer/ Senior Teaching Fellow. Our vision as a School of Nursing and Midwifery is to aspire to lead Nursing and Midwifery education. To be the first choice for students and apprentices, colleagues, and employers within Birmingham, across the West Midlands, nationally and globally. The successful applicant will lead on the development, delivery, and student assessment within our medicines management curriculum theme. They will ensure that students are offered a contemporary, and evidenced-based learning experience, which enables them as learners to meet the NMC requirements of being ‘prescriber ready’ at the point of registration. They will:
  • Develop and apply inspiring teaching techniques and content that fosters enthusiasm, understanding, and critical enquiry amongst students, through both online and face to face teaching delivery.
  • Offer academic guidance across the range of learner levels.
  • Develop strategic internal and external networks.
  • Provide pastoral support, enabling students to thrive and become independent professionals who are proud to be part of Birmingham City University.
  • Be supported to develop research, enterprise, and scholarly activities that are integral to the role.
  • Participate in the core delivery of our courses including the recruitment and selection processes relating to the recruitment of student nurses and thus the future nursing workforce.
Essential criteria for interested applicants include the following:
  • Hold a current NMC registration as an Adult Nurse.
  • Hold a current NMC registered V300 prescribing qualification.
  • Educated to degree level in a clinically relevant subject area ideally, we would like to hear from applicants educated to Masters Level.
  • Desirable for the role includes previous HEI teaching experience and a relevant mentoring and/or assessing qualification, alongside experience of supporting pre-registration nurses in practice.
Successful applicants will, if necessary, be fully funded and supported through our own teacher training apprenticeship, including full support for study attendance, and the allocation of a dedicated mentor to support them through the learning requirements. We are a well-established, supportive, friendly team that works in close partnership with practice partners and students to create an inspiring learning environment. As a team, we are fully committed to striving for excellence and aim to provide outstanding student experiences. Our facilities are located in a beautiful, leafy campus in the Edgbaston area of Birmingham, next door to the Botanical Gardens with excellent transport connections. Birmingham City University offers attractive benefits which include up to 32 days annual holiday, an index linked contributory pension scheme, and an employee assistance scheme. We encourage applicants to arrange an informal discussion prior to their application; to do so please contact Emma Winterman, Emma.winterman@bcu.ac.uk

Lecturer (Teaching) in Midwifery (Maternity Cover)

Opening Date:
10 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
12 Mar 2021
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This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Midwife to provide maternity leave cover full time fixed for one-year, within the Department of Midwifery and CPD in the Three Counties School of Nursing and Midwifery. The successful candidate will support delivery of clinical skills teaching and practice placement support across the pre-registration Midwifery programmes. The BSc (Hons) Midwifery course is a UNICEF Baby Friendly Initiative accredited course, achieving 100% overall student satisfaction in the NSS 2020. The educational aim of the pre-registration programme is to ensure that midwives, at the point of registration, are equipped to provide skilled, knowledgeable, respectful and compassionate care. This relates to all women, newborn infants and their families across the continuum from pre-pregnancy, pregnancy, labour and birth, postpartum and early weeks of newborn infants’ life (NMC 2019). The Maternity Service User Group, supported by the Lead Midwife of Education (LME) play a key part in the student learning journey from taster days to assessment and evaluation promoting student empathy and understanding of the power of the women’s voice, which is a local driver. The successful candidate will join a team of enthusiastic, committed, and friendly staff and will work collaboratively with colleagues across the Department, School and the wider University. Our Midwifery academics have a growing scholarly, research and publication profile and are committed to building on achievements in learning, teaching and research. For an informal discussion, please contact Dr. Kerry Gaskin (Head of Department for Midwifery and CPD) by email k.gaskin@worc.ac.uk https://jobs.worcester.ac.uk/SN2104

External Examiner – BSc Child and Adolescent Mental Health Top-up

Opening Date:
8 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
29 Mar 2021
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The School of Allied Health and Community at the University of Worcester is seeking an additional External Examiner for the following programme:
  • BSc (Hons) Child and Adolescent Mental Health Top-up
The BSc (Hons) Child and Adolescent Mental Health Top-up has been a successful course here at the University of Worcester since 2015. Interested applicants must have relevant knowledge and experience in the specific field of practice of child and adolescent mental health and in addition will have HE experience of teaching, managing and assessing students on similar Undergraduate Degree courses, particularly Foundation Degrees. The role further requires external moderation of assessments, attendance at the Boards of Examiners and completion of an Annual External Examiners Report. The appointment will be from September 2021 to December 2025 and the successful candidate will be invited to an External Examiners induction day in January 2022. Programme details will be provided to the appointee and a full induction day will be offered. Interested applicants can seek further information or should send a CV for consideration to Denisse Levermore, Senior Lecturer Child and Adolescent Mental Health, Course Lead BSc (Hons) CAMH Top-up, University of Worcester. Email: d.levermore@worc.ac.uk