Jobs: Yorkshire and Humberside

External Examiner – FdSc Professional Practice in Health & Social Care/Higher Apprentice in Assistant Practitioner

Opening Date:
30 Sep 2019
Closing Date:
31 Oct 2019
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The Faculty of Health and Wellbeing, Sheffield Hallam University are seeking to appoint an External Examiner from September 2019 . This programme is franchised to 7 HE colleges and is a large collaborative provision. It creates an exciting opportunity to work with staff and students from a wide and diverse spectrum of health and Social care settings. The main challenge for the programme team is to ensure standardisation and equity of assessment for all students across all colleges. The programme is primarily work Based learning although there is no requirement for the External Examiner to visit or monitor practice placements. Many students are employed in the Health and social Care sector or are seconded by their employer as a Higher apprentice student. An ideal candidate for this role would be an experienced Nursing/Allied health/Social work practitioner on the appropriate register with approximately three years experience in an academic role within a HEI.

Pro Vice-Chancellor, Research and Innovation

Opening Date:
9 Sep 2019
Closing Date:
8 Oct 2019
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Sheffield Hallam is one of the largest universities in the UK, with an excellent track record and an exciting future. Over the last two years we've developed and implemented our Creating Knowledge Implementation Plan, strengthening the research culture, enhancing support for researchers and adopting a strategic approach to funding applications. We've seen significant funding successes and we're well-placed to improve on our REF2014 performance in REF2021. We're looking to recruit a Pro Vice-Chancellor for Research and Innovation, an exceptional research leader to build on the momentum we’ve achieved and to drive further improvements in our research and innovation performance. You'll join a leadership team which is committed to its own development – to being an exemplar of creative and collaborative leadership. You'll be joining a University that aims to excel in achieving outstanding outcomes for all students, a University that puts quality and equality first, a University that secures the highest standards of research, learning and teaching. We aim to be a great university creating opportunity, leading social, economic and cultural change in the region, and establishing a model of what imaginative and ambitious universities can do. If you are excited by our vision and have the passion and determination to make a real difference to the University, its students and its region, we want to hear from you. To find out more and apply visit http://bit.ly/shu-pvcri

External Examiner – Return to Practice for Healthcare Professionals (RTP) and Support for Learning in Practice (SLiP) programmes

Opening Date:
6 Sep 2019
Closing Date:
27 Sep 2019
Salary Range:
The Faculty of Health Studies at the University of Bradford is looking for a dedicated individual to undertake the role of external examiner for our Return to Practice for Healthcare Professionals (RTP) and Support for Learning in Practice (SLiP) programmes to commence with immediate effect. Return to Practice for Healthcare Professionals is an 11 week (30 credits at Level 6) module. It runs twice yearly in February and September. The assessment consists of a combination of practice hours and a written essay. Successful students are eligible to return to the Nursing and Midwifery Council register following this programme. Support for Learning in Practice is a 10 credit blended learning module which runs 2/3 times per year, at levels 6 and 7. It is an inter-professional programme which attracts students from a wide range of professional backgrounds. The assessment consists of two elements: practice (pass/fail) and a written essay. You should have appropriate expertise/experience in the areas of the nursing or midwifery and have experience of mentoring or mentorship programmes, be able to undertake a role in the assurance of academic standards in Higher Education and should be aware of modern developments in the design and delivery of the flexible curriculum. You should not hold more than one other UK Higher Education External Examiner post at the start of the contract and be qualified to at least the level of the programme to be examined. Applicants should possess a BSc or Masters qualification and be a registered health professional with either the NMC or HCPC. Further information about the programmes can be found at: https://www.bradford.ac.uk/courses/cpd/return-to-practice/ https://www.bradford.ac.uk/courses/cpd/support-for-learning-in-practice/ An overview of your role, responsibilities and fees can be found within the University guide for examiners of taught programmes (https://www.bradford.ac.uk/aqte/guides/) and where any details differ for research programmes these will be made clear to the successful candidate at their induction. For further information about the role please contact: Due to a potential conflict of interest we are unable to consider expressions of interest from individuals from University of the West of England & Yorkshire and the Humber Universities.

Specialist Skills and Post Registration Development for Health Care Professionals

Opening Date:
4 Sep 2019
Closing Date:
1 Nov 2019
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We are seeking to appoint an external examiner to join the team who provide a range of health related short courses as part of our Specialist Skills and Post Registration Development Portfolio. Our range of courses are based on workforce development and allows health care professionals to advance their knowledge and skills within their specialist area of practice. We seek a candidate whose areas of expertise would enable him/her to moderate across several short courses which will include the following:
  • MSc Health Studies
  • PG Cert Emergency Care
  • Electrocardiograph Monitoring and Interpretation
  • Critical Care
  • Personal and Practice Development
  • Case Management of Individuals with Long term Conditions
  • End of Life Care
  • Assessment, Care and Management of Acute/Critical Illness or Iinjury
  • Simulation
We require an external examiner to start the academic year 2020 for a period up to four years. We ask external examiners to view coursework prior to examination boards, which are held throughout the year. Attendance is required at least once a year. In the first instance would interested applicants please e-mail, attaching their CV to: Tracey Hardy, t.hardy@hud.ac.uk, +44 1484 471359.

Lecturer /Senior Lecturer in Midwifery (2 posts)

Opening Date:
27 Aug 2019
Closing Date:
23 Sep 2019
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Human & Health Sciences Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Midwifery (2 posts) Lecturer: £35,127 - £39,512 per annum Senior Lecturer: £40,693 - £51,507 per annum Huddersfield Permanent 1.0 FTE Ref: R4570 We are seeking an enthusiastic, ambitious and experienced graduate midwife to join a friendly and motivated team, teaching and researching within a Department of Nursing and Midwifery. You will be involved in the teaching and development of a range of undergraduate, postgraduate midwifery and health related programmes, including where appropriate, the supervision of doctoral students. You will also provide support to students and mentors within clinical practice areas. Commitment to facilitating student centred learning and innovative approaches to midwifery education are essential. You should have knowledge of a broad range of contemporary midwifery practice and research. Applicants should possess appropriate professional qualifications, and relevant post registration experience as a midwife. Having or working towards completing a masters or equivalent degree is essential, and applicants should either have or be prepared to work towards a doctoral qualification and a recordable teaching qualification with Higher Education Academy recognition. This post is subject to Disclosure and Barring Service disclosure. Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Pat Jones (Head of Division of Maternal Health) on 01484 473516 or by email p.a.jones@hud.ac.uk For further details about this post and to make an application please visit: http://hud.ac/xvfq Closing Date: 23 September 2019 Interview Date: 24 October 2019 Working for Equal Opportunities. Innovative University. Inspiring Employer.