Jobs: West Midlands

Senior Lecturer in Non-Medical Prescribing

Opening Date:
20 Nov 2020
Closing Date:
6 Dec 2020
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This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Non-Medical Prescriber 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. Joining an existing team of academics, you will contribute to the taught delivery, assessment and support for students undertaking our Non-Medical Prescribing courses. You will work in partnership with our local NHS Trusts, to develop and grow the future prescribing workforce across the region. In collaboration with the Faculty team, the role will involve the following:
  • A contribution to taught delivery and assessment across the Non-Medical Prescribing provision and other related pre and post-registration courses.
  • Engagement with experts by experience, external stakeholders, and provision and development of placement support to Non-Medical Prescribing students, Practice Assessors and Practice Supervisors.
  • Provide academic and pastoral support to students undertaking the Non-Medical Prescribing and pre-registration Nursing courses.
The following are requirements for the role:
  • A professional qualification as a Nurse, Midwife, AHP or Pharmacist, and registered with the NMC, HCPC or GPhC.
  • A professional qualification in Non-Medical Prescribing (V300 or Independent and Supplementary Prescribing).
  • Educated to degree level (or equivalent).
  • A PgCert or equivalent qualification is desirable.
  • Credible experience as a Non-Medical Prescriber.
  • Experience as an academic or guest lecturer within Higher Education is desirable.
  • A track-record of supporting students.
  • Strong IT skills, including the use of Microsoft Office.
  • Experience of working effectively within a team.
  • With around 24,000 students from 80 countries, Birmingham City University is a large and diverse place to study. We put students at the heart of everything we do, giving them the best opportunities for future success. The University has an enviable reputation for providing quality, student-focused education in a professional and friendly environment. Our superb courses, state-of-the-art facilities, first-rate staff, and focus on practical skills and professional relevance is producing some of the country’s most employable graduates.
We put £270 million into the regional economy and support thousands of jobs in the area. We're investing £260 million in our estate, including a major expansion of our city-centre campus at Eastside, providing students with an enviable range of facilities. The Complete University Guide ranked us as a top 30 UK university for spending on facilities in 2015. Our staff and student community is defined by our core values, which outline who we are as a University and how we will work with each other. Our core values are Excellence, People focused, Partnership working and Fairness and integrity. If you wish to know more about this role, and would like an informal discussion please contact Katharine Hardware, Senior Lecturer/Course Leader for Non-Medical Prescribing, by email on: katharine.hardware@bcu.ac.uk or David Waters, Associate Professor/Head of Department, by email on: david.waters@bcu.ac.uk

Assistant Lecturer in Clinical Skills & Simulation Operating Department Practice

Opening Date:
19 Nov 2020
Closing Date:
15 Dec 2020
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An exciting opportunity exists for a Clinical Practitioner to join our Operating Department Practice course team at Birmingham City University. The post holder will be expected to play a key role in the facilitation, safe and efficient delivery and assessment of clinical skills and simulation in our pre-registration course delivery, as well as supporting and contributing to inter-professional learning opportunities. You will also be involved in the support of mentors and students at clinical placement sites which will include clinical visits, and therefore experience of supporting pre-registration students within the practice environment is essential. Maintaining a safe learning environment is a key responsibility of the post. The post holder will be required to support the course team in the effective use and management of the training areas, equipment management and managing the appropriate set-up for the delivery of clinical skills, simulation teaching sessions and assessment of students. This will be a varied, interesting and challenging role, which will require flexibility, and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team. The post holder will have specific key duties and responsibilities for the training delivered in the department of Operating Department Practice, as well as provide support, where possible, for wider training delivered in the School. The post holder will work as a fully integrated member of the Operating Department Practice team, assisting in the smooth running of the education of Operating Department Practice students at the University. You will also be expected to support and contribute to the expansion of the incorporation of inter-professional learning opportunities at our City South Campus Edgbaston and with expected attendance at the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Trust campus to support our South West provision. The successful candidate will be a practitioner with clinical experience in the Perioperative setting, who is able to share their knowledge effectively to learners, through their passion and commitment to clinical education. You will be a Clinician registered with either the HCPC or NMC. You must be educated to a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and able to demonstrate evidence of on-going post-registration professional development, and support will be given to the successful candidate to develop their personal and professional academic portfolio; including the opportunity to undertake our highly regarded Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in HE/Academic Professional Apprenticeship The Faculty of Health at Birmingham City University is one of the largest centres for health and social care education in the country. We are proud of our reputation for excellence and are constantly developing and expanding our range of courses to meet tomorrow’s health care needs today. If you wish to know more about this role, or for an informal discussion please contact Charlotte Burnside, Head of Department on 0121 202 4252 or e-mail charlotte.burnside@bcu.ac.uk For further information please contact Charlotte Burnside via charlotte.burnside@bcu.ac.uk or 0121 202 4252

Assistant Professor in Diagnostic Radiography

Opening Date:
18 Nov 2020
Closing Date:
17 Dec 2020
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Grade: 8 Salary Range: £40,329.00 to £57,430.00 per annum Mode: Full Time, Fixed-Term until 31 January 2023 Ref: REQ008137 Fixed- Term until 31 January 2023 Coventry University is achieving an unprecedented level of success. Having earned a place in the 2019 Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Rankings' world top 250, secured 15th spot in the 2020 Guardian league table, and achieved a gold rating in the Government’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), 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 Diagnostic Radiographer to join our new course team leading the launch of our MSci and BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography courses. Post available:
  • Assistant Professor in Diagnostic Radiography: Grade 8
The successful candidate will contribute to the development and delivery of innovative and dynamic Diagnostic Radiography 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 Amanda Royston (Deputy Head of School of Health),  ab6419@coventry.ac.uk Interviews: TBC To apply please visit https://staffrecruitment.coventry.ac.uk/tlive_webrecruitment/wrd/run/ETREC107GF.open?VACANCY_ID%3d843401RzvF&WVID=1861420Izv&LANG=USA

External Panel Member – School of Nursing and Midwifery

Opening Date:
13 Nov 2020
Closing Date:
11 Dec 2020
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Dear Colleagues, we are seeking an External Panel Member for our Return to Practice Course Validation Event The School of Nursing and Midwifery at Birmingham City University is seeking an External Panel members to consider the validation of the following course: Return to Practice (Nursing and Midwifery) The validation event will be held via Microsoft teams In Early to Mid-April and a fee will be paid for the event. You must be a Nursing and Midwifery registered professional with experience of leading or contributing to an equivalent course. The external panel member would be required to review documentation prior to the validation event and work with other panel members including the NMC reviewer, as we wish to also gain approval for the proposed programme due to commence in September 2021. If you would like to be considered for this role, or would like more information, please send your CV and expression of interest to Chris Jones, Course Lead for Return to Practice (Nursing) Chris.jones@bcu.ac.uk

Assistant Professor in Physiotherapy

Opening Date:
11 Nov 2020
Closing Date:
6 Dec 2020
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Grade: 8 Salary Range: £40,329.00 to £57,430.00 per annum Mode: Full Time, Permanent Ref: REQ008124 Would you like to join a dynamic and forward-thinking physiotherapy teaching team? Coventry University was one of the first universities to develop an apprenticeship route through their BSc (Hons) physiotherapy course which started in September 2019. Our BSc physiotherapy course is ranked 7th in the Complete University Guide 2021. We have expanded our pre-registration programme to include an MSc in Physiotherapy and Leadership (pre-registration), which also incorporates an apprenticeship route and a management qualification from the Chartered Management Institute and the delivery of apprenticeships from our Coventry University London campus. Our portfolio of courses also includes post-graduate MSc courses: Musculo-skeletal physiotherapy, Advancing Physiotherapy Practice and MSc Advanced Clinical Practitioner (MSK route) level 7 post-registration fulltime/apprenticeship course. The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health are looking to recruit a motivated and enthusiastic HCPC registered physiotherapist to work as an assistant professor contributing to teach on our new pre-registration MSc and the widening apprenticeship routes within the established team of academics delivering physiotherapy programmes at undergraduate and post-graduate level. The successful candidate will possess an excellent understanding of physiotherapy practice, research and evidence-informed practice. At Lecturer level, applicants should hold a higher degree in a physiotherapy related subject (a PhD or MSc) along with being able to demonstrate a high level of expertise within physiotherapy. Applicants would also be expected to possess experience of teaching students, either within a HEI or as a clinical educator. The post is a full-time permanent position. The salary is dependent upon the skills and qualifications of the individual. Job descriptions will be available upon request from the Human Resources Department. The University offers academic and professional development opportunities and provides a Post Graduate Certificate Teaching Qualification leading to HEA accreditation. Informal enquiries should be addressed to: Dr Joanne Opie – j.opie@coventry.ac.uk Interviews: TBC To apply please visit https://staffrecruitment.coventry.ac.uk/tlive_webrecruitment/wrd/run/ETREC107GF.open?VACANCY_ID%3d182249RujJ&WVID=1861420Izv&LANG=USA

Lecturer in Physiotherapy

Opening Date:
11 Nov 2020
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6 Dec 2020
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Grade: 7 Salary Range: £33,806.00 to £42,800.00 per annum Mode: Full Time, 12 Months Fixed-Term Contract Ref: REQ008123 12 months Fixed-Term Contract Would you like to join a dynamic and forward-thinking physiotherapy teaching team? Coventry University was one of the first universities to develop an apprenticeship route through their BSc (Hons) physiotherapy course which started in September 2019. Our BSc physiotherapy course is ranked 7th in the Complete University Guide 2021. We have expanded our pre-registration programme to include an MSc in Physiotherapy and Leadership (pre-registration), which also incorporates an apprenticeship route and a management qualification from the Chartered Management Institute and the delivery of apprenticeships from our Coventry University London campus. Our portfolio of courses also includes post-graduate MSc courses: Musculo-skeletal physiotherapy, Advancing Physiotherapy Practice and MSc Advanced Clinical Practitioner (MSK route) level 7 post-registration fulltime/apprenticeship course. The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health are looking to recruit a motivated and enthusiastic HCPC registered physiotherapist to work as a lecturer within the established team of academics delivering physiotherapy programmes at undergraduate and post-graduate level. The successful candidate will possess an excellent understanding of physiotherapy practice, research and evidence-informed practice. At Lecturer level, applicants should hold a higher degree in a physiotherapy related subject (an MSc) along with being able to demonstrate a high level of expertise within physiotherapy. Applicants would also be expected to possess some experience of teaching. The post is a 12 months fixed term position. The salary is dependent upon the skills and qualifications of the individual. Job descriptions will be available upon request from the Human Resources Department. The University offers academic and professional development opportunities and provides a Post Graduate Certificate Teaching Qualification leading to HEA accreditation. Informal enquiries should be addressed to: Dr Joanne Opie – j.opie@coventry.ac.uk Interviews: TBC To apply please visit https://staffrecruitment.coventry.ac.uk/tlive_webrecruitment/wrd/run/ETREC107GF.open?VACANCY_ID%3d729006RujJ&WVID=1861420Izv&LANG=USA

Lecturer (Teaching) / Senior Lecturer (Teaching) in Mental Health Nursing

Opening Date:
10 Nov 2020
Closing Date:
11 Dec 2020
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This is an exciting opportunity for an exceptional and experienced nurse, with evidence of excellent professional and educational practice to join a team of enthusiastic and committed staff within the School of Nursing and Midwifery. We currently have two posts available. The post holder will work closely with practice and university colleagues to develop the discipline of mental health nursing through strong collaborative partnerships and contributing to transformational agendas reflecting the diverse and challenging nature of health and social care. Our desire as an academic community is to develop critical, competent and compassionate practitioners who can make a positive contribution to and impact upon nursing practice. We particularly welcome applications from candidates with experience or practice in learning disability nursing also. The School sits within the College of Health, Life and Environmental Science and benefits greatly from two outstanding research centres; the University of Worcester is home to the Association for Dementia Studies, which make a national and international contribution to building evidence-based practical ways of working with people living with dementia and their families. In addition, the Mood Disorders Research Centre focuses on investigations of bipolar disorder and other related affective and psychotic illnesses. By providing expert knowledge, the post holder will be expected to teach and lead agreed modules, assess students, supervise undergraduate research studies, and engage in curriculum development. Staff within the School contribute to all of our NMC approved programmes and it is essential that the appointee is able to adopt a flexible approach to the subjects they teach. For an informal discussion please contact Val Nixon, Head of Department on 01905 542219 or v.nixon@worc.ac.uk.

Lecturer/Assistant Lecturer/Assistant Professor (Various Nursing Posts)

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4 Nov 2020
Closing Date:
2 Dec 2020
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Salary Range: Grade 6: £27,518.00 to £36,917.00 per annum or pro rata per annum Grade 7: £33,806.00 to £42,800.00 per annum Grade 8: £40,329.00 to £57,430.00 per annum Mode: Various Posts Ref: REQ008113 Various Nursing Posts 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, Paramedic, Physiotherapy leading to professional registration. We also have a large portfolio of CPD courses at UG and PG levels including Advanced Clinical Practice and Non-Medical prescribing. Coventry University is placed 13th in the UK University league tables (Guardian 2019) and nursing is 7th in the UK (Guardian 2019). We are currently seeking to recruit enthusiastic individuals to take up a full-time position as a:
  • Lecturer in Children and Young Peoples Nursing (Permanent)
  • Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing (Permanent)
  • Lecturer in Adult Nursing (Fixed-Term until December 2023)
  • Assistant Professor in Adult Nursing (Permanent)
  • Assistant Lecturer in Adult Nursing (Fixed-Term until December 2023)
Applicants will need to possess a Registered Nurse qualification, preferably within field. Previous experience of teaching within a Higher Education Institution is highly desirable and your application should detail your areas of clinical/teaching experience and expertise. We are also currently seeking to recruit enthusiastic individuals to take up part time secondment as an Assistant Lecturer in Clinical Skills teaching.
  • Assistant Lecturer in Clinical Skills (Fixed-Term)
Applicants will need to possess a Registered Nurse qualification. Previous experience of teaching within a Higher Education Institution is highly desirable and your application should detail your areas of clinical/teaching experience and expertise. Previous experience of teaching within a Higher Education Institution is desirable but not essential and your application should detail your area of clinical/teaching experience and expertise. The University offers academic and professional development and provides a Post Graduate Certificate Teaching Qualification for individuals who do not hold a recognised teaching qualification. 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 Laura Strumidlo, aa9039@coventry.ac.uk Interviews: Week commencing 7th December 2020 To apply please visit https://staffrecruitment.coventry.ac.uk/tlive_webrecruitment/wrd/run/ETREC107GF.open?VACANCY_ID%3d640863Rsuk&WVID=1861420Izv&LANG=USA

External Examiner – BSc Healthcare with Foundation Year

Opening Date:
27 Oct 2020
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30 Nov 2020
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The Department of Health and Wellbeing, in the School of Allied Health & Community at the University of Worcester, is seeking an External Examiner for the following programme:
  • BSc Healthcare with Foundation Year
The BSc Healthcare with Foundation Year is a new course that started in 2020 and has had a robust recruitment. As well as entering the 4-year programme, students are supported to apply for consideration to transfer onto professional courses. Interested applicants must have relevant knowledge and clinical experience in health and social care and have HE experience of teaching, managing and assessing students on similar Undergraduate Degree courses. 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 with immediate effect. Programme details will be provided to the appointee and a full induction day will be offered. Please see the following links for the full Programme Specification: Interested applicants can seek further information or should send a CV for consideration to Dawn Goodall, Course Lead for Foundation Year, University of Worcester, d.goodall@worc.ac.uk