Jobs: £30-40k

Assistant Lecturer in Clinical Skills and Simulation Paramedic Science

Opening Date:
8 Sep 2020
Closing Date:
18 Oct 2020
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An exciting opportunity exists for a Clinical Practitioner to join our Paramedic Science 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 Paramedic Science, 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 Paramedic Science Team, assisting in the smooth running of the education of Paramedic Science students at the University. The successful candidate will be a practitioner with clinical experience in Paramedic Practice, Prehospital or emergency/urgent care 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 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

Lecturer – Children’s Nursing

Opening Date:
7 Sep 2020
Closing Date:
27 Sep 2020
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This is an exciting chance to be part of the Children’s Nursing Lecture Team at a progressive and cutting-edge University in a beautiful location, where you can really make a difference. As a Lecturer at the University of Plymouth, you will be expected to contribute to, and as appropriate, lead the provision of outstanding undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, scholarship and knowledge transfer. At Plymouth, being an outstanding teacher involves being an outstanding scholar, so that delivery enhances the learning environment and contributes to a high-quality student experience. This role will specifically contribute to the academic development of children’s nursing relating to the care of children and families in all healthcare settings. You will join our enthusiastic and proactive children’s nursing team who have expertise in primary and secondary care teaching across all programmes where children and young people come into contact with health care. You will currently have the following experience to bring to this role:
  • Registration as a children’s nurse on the Nursing and Midwifery Council register
  • A Master’s degree qualification in a relevant health related subject.
  • A recognised teacher qualification or willingness to obtain one
  • In depth knowledge and understanding of current children’s nursing practice
  • Ideally contemporary experience in clinical skills teaching
  • An awareness of current priorities
  • Evidence of the potential to contribute scholarly activity
  • Relevant recent clinical experience
Please demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria outlined in the knowledge, qualifications, training and experience elements of the job description in your supporting statement. For an informal discussion to find out more about the role then please contact Janet Kelsey in the first instance by email jakelsey@plymouth.ac.uk. Due to COVID-19 telephone contact will be made as requested following this. This role will require an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check plus Adult and Children Barred List checks. Interviews are likely to take place on 13th October 2020 and you will be notified if you have been shortlisted or not. This is a full-time position working 37 hours per week on a permanent basis. Please visit www.plymouth.ac.uk/jobs for full advert details.

NMC Competency Assessor – Swindon

Opening Date:
7 Sep 2020
Closing Date:
9 Oct 2020
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Part Time, Fixed Term - Professional Services Oxford Brookes University is an approved university to conduct the Nursing Midwifery Council (NMC) Test of Competence. There are 2 other approved universities; Ulster University and University of Northampton. The approved Test Centre provide Part two of the NMC's Test of Competence for international nurses and midwives seeking registration with the NMC. Part two is a nursing or midwifery Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE). The OSCE can only be sat after a candidate successfully passes Part one, and it is the NMC who provides authorisation of this. At Oxford Brookes University, we have a Test Centre at Marston Road site, Oxford and a second test centre at the Swindon campus. We normally run OSCES Mon/Tues in Swindon, Monday to Friday in Oxford. We have part time (8 hours per week), fixed term (until March 2022) vacancy available. This position will based at the Swindon Campus. The OSCE will simulate a clinical environment and “patient” scenarios which registered nurses and midwives are likely to encounter when they assess, plan, implement and evaluate care. Candidates are expected to utilise a contemporary evidence base and effectively demonstrate safe practical application of nursing and midwifery skills. The Test of Competence is blueprinted against the current UK pre-registration standards and these standards are available on the NMC's website. For more information about the Test Centre please see: http://www.brookes.ac.uk/nmc-test-of-competence For more information about the role of the NMC Competence Assessor contact either of the staff below:
  • Clair Merriman Programme/Provision Lead 01865 482622
  • Barry Ricketts | Academic Lead | 01865 48 2622
  • Amy Volp | Project Manager | 01865 48 8415

NMC Competency Assessor – Oxford

Opening Date:
7 Sep 2020
Closing Date:
11 Oct 2020
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Oxford Brookes University is an approved university to conduct the Nursing Midwifery Council (NMC) Test of Competence. There are 2 other approved universities; Ulster University and University of Northampton. The approved Test Centre provide Part two of the NMC's Test of Competence for international nurses and midwives seeking registration with the NMC. Part two is a nursing or midwifery Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE). The OSCE can only be sat after a candidate successfully passes Part one, and it is the NMC who provides authorisation of this. At Oxford Brookes University, we have a Test Centre at Marston Road site, Oxford and a second test centre at the Swindon campus. We normally run OSCES on Monday in Swindon, and on Monday to Friday in Oxford. There are various opportunities available from 8 hours a week to 40 hours a week. This is a fixed term role until March 2022. The OSCE will simulate a clinical environment and “patient” scenarios which registered nurses and midwives are likely to encounter when they assess, plan, implement and evaluate care. Candidates are expected to utilise a contemporary evidence base and effectively demonstrate safe practical application of nursing and midwifery skills. The Test of Competence is blueprinted against the current UK pre-registration standards and these standards are available on the NMC's website. For more information about the Test Centre please see: http://www.brookes.ac.uk/nmc-test-of-competence For more information about the role of the NMC Competence Assessor contact either of the staff below or email ctc@brookes.ac.uk:
  • Clair Merriman Programme/Provision Lead 01865 482622
  • Barry Ricketts | Academic Lead | 01865 48 2622
  • Amy Volp | Project Manager | 01865 48 8415

Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Paramedic Science

Opening Date:
1 Sep 2020
Closing Date:
4 Oct 2020
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(HC3197-20-203) We would like you to join our Paramedic team and contribute to the teaching and learning in our BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science course. We have been producing the next generation of paramedics for a decade and are well-established and highly regarded within our school where we provide a stimulating environment for staff and students. Our lecturers develop and utilise a range of teaching methods to support student learning in both theory and practice, and act as a personal tutor; using listening, interpersonal and pastoral care skills. We work in partnership with students, academics, researchers, service users and service colleagues to deliver high quality learning and teaching based contemporary research findings and practice. In order to be successful in this post you will bring with you:
  • A current registration as a paramedic with the Health & Care Professions Council.
  • An up to date knowledge of contemporary paramedic practice.
  • A BSc and postgraduate qualification in a relevant subject or be committed to studying at a higher level.
  • It is expected that you will continually update your disciplinary and/or professional knowledge and understanding to develop personal (and, where appropriate, collaborative) research objectives.
  • The primary focus of this role will be supporting BSc students, however, there are also opportunities to engage in curriculum development at both pre- and post-registration levels. There is also an opportunity to potentially take on the role of course leader (depending on experience).
The University of Brighton ranks 30th in the 2019 Guardian League table for health professions, has a silver TEF award and a strong research record, factors which contribute to our reputation as a leading modern university. For informal enquiries please contact Sarah Lewis-Tulett (Academic Lead, S.Lewis-Tulett@brighton.ac.uk) or Angela Glynn (Deputy Head of School, A.Glynn@brighton.ac.uk). We welcome applications from candidates seeking to job sharers. Travel to other university and practice sites will be required.