Jobs: West Midlands

Lecturer/ Teaching Fellow in Adult Nursing

Opening Date:
16 Jul 2019
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2 Aug 2019
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An exciting opportunity exists for a committed, passionate and engaging Lecturer in Adult Nursing to join the one of the two Departments of Adult Nursing at one of the country’s most vibrant Schools of Nursing & Midwifery. You will be expected to primarily participate in supporting and delivering the Evidence Based Practice and Applied Research Methods elements of our curriculum and therefore we are looking for an individual with a strong underpinning knowledge and passion for these key topic areas. We welcome applications from a diverse range of nursing backgrounds. You will additionally be expected to contribute to the design, delivery and assessment of taught content across the adult pathway. This will include the implementation our new BSc Nursing programme developed in line with the new NMC Standards for Education and Training. We therefore are looking for an individual who is highly organised and can demonstrate creativity in their approach to designing learning activities. You must be able to demonstrate relevant and very recent experience of supporting undergraduate nursing students in practice and in educational settings, this is usually through completion of a mentorship training programme. You must hold at a first degree in a clinically relevant subject, and preferably a higher degree; demonstrating on-going personal and professional development and appropriate study around safe and effective delivery of nursing care and evidenced based practice. Applicants must hold current registration with the NMC as a Registered Nurse (Part 1). Previous teaching experience in a Higher Education setting is desirable. Individuals who have applied for this particular post in the past 12 months need not apply. For further information please contact Kevin Crimmons, via kevin.crimmons@bcu.ac.uk or on 0121 202 4575. For more information about applying and for the job description for the post, please see the current vacancies on the BCU website: http://jobs.bcu.ac.uk/. Interviews will take place w/c 12th August 2019.

Lecturer in Psychology

Opening Date:
12 Jul 2019
Closing Date:
13 Aug 2019
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The Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing, University of Wolverhampton is seeking to employ to a permanent post of Lecturer in Psychology. We welcome applications from all areas of Psychology and we particularly welcome applications that show expertise in Developmental and/ or Educational Psychology. We seek an enthusiastic colleague with expertise of working, teaching and researching in Psychology to work with a range of students across our programme portfolio. You will be expected to teach on undergraduate and postgraduate programmes relevant to your area of expertise and within the BPS core curriculum. You will also be expected to supervise undergraduate and postgraduate projects and dissertations in your area of expertise. You will join the supportive and collegiate Department of Psychology that has been expanding in the last academic year to meet the demands of growing courses. The Department is a dynamic and ambitious team which has a clear focus to deliver an exceptional research inspired student experience. For further information relating to the post, informal enquiries may be made to: Dr Rosalyn Collings; Head of Psychology (curriculum), Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing, University of Wolverhampton (r.collings@wlv.ac.uk)

Principal Lecturer – Head of Practice Learning

Opening Date:
11 Jul 2019
Closing Date:
11 Aug 2019
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The University of Wolverhampton holds a distinctive place within the higher education sector, and is one of the most successful modern universities, delivering excellence in teaching and research, widening access, and in business engagement. Having begun life nearly 190 years ago to enhance education and skill base of the workforce in what is today a major industrial conurbation, we have continued to fulfil and develop the role to meet the needs of the region we serve. Today as the ‘University of Opportunity’, the University of Wolverhampton is an integral part of economic growth and social change within the West Midlands and beyond. One of four University faculties, the Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing has over 500 staff members and 11,000 students. The Faculty comprises a wide and diverse range of subject areas, research and knowledge exchange activities, organised through four Institutes; the Institute of Human Science, the Institute of Health, the Institute of Community and Society and the Institute of Education. The Institute of Health includes a wide range of professionally qualifying health care courses. We are growing to meet the needs of people who wish to work with a host of employers in healthcare and related areas. We include courses in nursing, midwifery, physiotherapy, paramedic science, podiatry and a wide range of continuing professional development opportunities. We are expanding on our newly developed skills centres to offer hands-on teaching of nursing and healthcare professions skills through a comprehensive range of state of the art equipment. We are seeking candidates for the role of Head of Practice within the Institute of Health. You will contribute to the achievement of Faculty and University strategic objectives, by taking responsibility of strategic leadership, management and development of practice learning across the range of professional programmes in the Institute of Health and for leading the quality assurance and enhancement of practice learning in these areas. You will work collaboratively with relevant departments across the faculty and the university to enhance the provision of practice learning opportunities. You will be an excellent communicator and will be able to evidence the ability to engage with external partners and employers. For an informal and confidential discussion, please contact Maria Kisiel, m.kisiel@wlv.ac.uk, 01902 323169

Lecturer in Paramedic Science

Opening Date:
8 Jul 2019
Closing Date:
4 Aug 2019
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Grade: 7 Salary: £32,243 - £40,802 per annum Mode: Full Time, Permanent Ref: REQ007112 The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health is seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and ambitious HCPC registered Paramedic to join our dynamic team of academics delivering excellent and visionary paramedic courses at undergraduate level. Previous experience of teaching HEI-based educational programmes would be advantageous, although the successful applicant will be facilitated to complete the Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education (if not already achieved). With the professional and educational development opportunities available, the post-holder will be in an excellent position to seek future advancement to Senior Lecturer. We are proud of the diversity and range of our paramedic courses, which are shortly to be complimented with the newly validated BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science. Coventry University is also placed 15th in the UK University league tables (The Guardian University Guide 2019) and recently received a gold TEF rating signifying, ‘consistently outstanding teaching learning and outcomes’ (Office for Students, 2018). Our paramedic teaching provision is also one of the most established and highly regarded in the country, and we work collaboratively with a wide range of health care professions within the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences. We also now have the benefit of the new, ‘state of the art’ health science simulation facilities; a £60M+ investment which includes a bespoke clinical skills labs and an ambulance simulator. Informal enquiries should be addressed to Mr Mark Garratt, Principal Lecturer in Paramedic Science. email: aa3136@coventry.ac.uk 02477 655369 Closing date: 4th August 2019 Interview date: 4th September 2019 To apply please visit: https://staffrecruitment.coventry.ac.uk/tlive_webrecruitment/wrd/run/ETREC107GF.open?VACANCY_ID%3d789938MpWC&WVID=1861420Izv&LANG=USA

Assistant Lecturer in Paramedic Science

Opening Date:
2 Jul 2019
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4 Aug 2019
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Ref: REQ007120 Salary: £26,250- £35,222 per annum This post represents an ideal development opportunity for a registered paramedic who wishes to embark upon an academic career but may have limited teaching experience. The successful applicant will be facilitated to complete the Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education and an appropriate level 6 degree (if not already achieved). The successful applicant will be expected to focus initially upon clinical skills teaching (both theoretical and practical), but will be supported to diversify into the full range of academic delivery as they gain experience. With the qualifications and development opportunities available, the successful post-holder will be in an excellent position to apply for future Lecturer and Senior Lecturer positions as they become available. The school of Nursing, Midwifery and Health are proud of the diversity and range of the paramedic courses provided, which are shortly to be complimented by a newly validated BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science. Coventry University is also placed 15th in the UK University league tables (The Guardian University Guide 2020) and recently received a gold TEF rating signifying, 'consistently outstanding teaching learning and outcomes' (Office for Students, 2018). Our paramedic teaching provision is also one of the most established and highly regarded in the country, and we work collaboratively with a wide range of health care professions within the Faculty of Health and Life sciences. We also now have the benefit of the new, 'state of the art' health science simulation facilities; a GBP 60M+ investment which includes a bespoke clinical skills lab and an ambulance simulator. For a fly through video please see https://youtu.be/Leaw7ok6KZ8 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 Mr Mark Garratt, Principal Lecturer in Paramedic Science, aa3136@coventry.ac.uk, 02477 655369 Interview date: 4th September 2019 To apply please visit https://staffrecruitment.coventry.ac.uk/tlive_webrecruitment/wrd/run/ETREC107GF.open?VACANCY_ID%3d019221MrqB&WVID=1861420Izv&LANG=USA

Senior Lecturer in Children’s Nursing

Opening Date:
1 Jul 2019
Closing Date:
30 Jul 2019
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We are seeking candidates for the role of senior lecturer to contribute to the provision of our pre-registration nursing education programmes. You will be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the mental health field of nursing. You will support the integration of mental health nursing into the new innovative pre-registration nursing curricula commencing in September 2019, ensuring that there is equal consideration of mental and physical health and illness within the curricula. You will have experience of working within a higher education institution. The University of Wolverhampton holds a distinctive place within the higher education sector, and is one of the most successful modern universities, delivering excellence in teaching and research, widening access, and in business engagement. Having begun life nearly 190 years ago to enhance education and skill base of the workforce in what is today a major industrial conurbation, we have continued to fulfil and develop the role to meet the needs of the region we serve. Today as the ‘University of Opportunity’, the University of Wolverhampton is an integral part of economic growth and social change within the West Midlands and beyond. One of four University faculties, the Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing has over 500 staff members and 11,000 students. The Faculty comprises a wide and diverse range of subject areas, research and knowledge exchange activities, organised through four Institutes; the Institute of Human Science, the Institute of Health, the Institute of Community and Society and the Institute of Education. The Institute of Health includes a wide range of professionally qualifying health care courses. We are growing to meet the needs of people who wish to work with a host of employers in healthcare and related areas. We include courses in nursing, nursing associates, midwifery, physiotherapy, paramedic science, podiatry and a wide range of continuing professional development opportunities. We are expanding on our newly developed skills centres to offer hands-on teaching of nursing and healthcare professions skills through a comprehensive range of state of the art equipment. Previous applicants in the last six months need not apply. For further information or an informal discussion please contact: Lisa Mould, lmould@wlv.ac.uk or 01902 518899

Principal Lecturer – Head of Nursing

Opening Date:
28 Jun 2019
Closing Date:
30 Jul 2019
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The University of Wolverhampton holds a distinctive place within the higher education sector, and is one of the most successful modern universities, delivering excellence in teaching and research, widening access, and in business engagement. Having begun life nearly 190 years ago to enhance education and skill base of the workforce in what is today a major industrial conurbation, we have continued to fulfil and develop the role to meet the needs of the region we serve. Today as the ‘University of Opportunity’, the University of Wolverhampton is an integral part of economic growth and social change within the West Midlands and beyond. One of four University faculties, the Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing has over 500 staff members and 11,000 students. The Faculty comprises a wide and diverse range of subject areas, research and knowledge exchange activities, organised through four Institutes; the Institute of Human Science, the Institute of Health, the Institute of Community and Society and the Institute of Education. The Institute of Health includes a wide range of professionally qualifying health care courses. We are growing to meet the needs of people who wish to work with a host of employers in healthcare and related areas. We include courses in nursing, midwifery, physiotherapy, paramedic science, podiatry and a wide range of continuing professional development opportunities. We are expanding on our newly developed skills centres to offer hands-on teaching of nursing and healthcare professions skills through a comprehensive range of state of the art equipment. We are seeking candidates for the role of Head of Nursing to provide leadership and management to the pre-registration nursing provision at the Wolverhampton campus. The ability to lead and manage across all fields and nursing and all levels of provision will be expected. You will demonstrate highly effective leadership within pre-registration nursing and have extensive knowledge and understanding of nursing and healthcare in higher education. You will have experience of providing leadership and collaboration with employers and service users. The Head of Nursing will also support the development of nursing research and enterprise to contribute to achieving the Institute, Faculty and University strategic vision and aims, whilst developing and delivering on the relevant strategic plans.

External Examiner – Specialist Community Nursing and Level 6 Modules

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25 Jun 2019
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25 Jul 2019
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Keele University is looking for an External Examiner for BSc and PgDip Specialist Community Nursing. Applicants for this role need to be an AHP prescriber and a V300 prescriber. The appointment starts in September, 2019 and would be for 4 years. If you think you might be interested please send your CV to Kim Sargeant at k.e.sargeant@keele.ac.uk by 25th July, 2019.

External Examiner

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19 Jun 2019
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16 Aug 2019
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Bachelor of Nursing (Hons) Programme. Masters of Nursing Programme. At the University of Birmingham we run a single intake, highly regarded Bachelor of Nursing programme and Masters of Nursing programme. To maintain the quality and ongoing development of our programme, we are seeking to appoint two new external examiners. One to review our adult field of practice provision and another to review some of the generic modules within the programmes (can be any field of practice). As part of these roles, it is expected that the external examiners will, when appropriate, review clinical practice assessments, meet with students to discuss assessments, and attend examination boards. Furthermore, we want our external examiners to contribute to the development of course assessments and other aspects of course related quality monitoring and course improvement. The tenure for the roles is for four years and we would like the successful applicant to start as soon as possible. If you’re an experienced academic, then we would very much welcome your application. However, we will consider applications from new external examiners, as we value the contribution to the wider community we can make as part of the development of motivated individuals who are looking to advance their careers in a supportive environment. If you are interested applying for this vacancy, we would welcome your application. For an informal chat, please contact Ronnie Meechan-Rogers to discuss what the role entails. If you wish to apply straightaway, then email Ronnie Meechan-Rogers a copy of your curriculum vitae. Ronnie Meechan-Rogers, Head of Education Institute of Clinical Sciences/ Director of BNurs Undergraduate Nursing Programme Email: r.meechan@bham.ac.uk Telephone: 0121 414 6745