Jobs: £60k+

Deputy Dean

Opening Date:
13 May 2019
Closing Date:
2 Jun 2019
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UWS is a university that dares to be different. We are proud that we are delivering on our purpose to change lives, transform communities and encourage enterprise through outstanding, distinctive and progressive higher education. We have established ourselves as a force for good and there are numerous examples of pioneering research taking place at UWS right now which are having a very real and positive impact both nationally and internationally. Our UWS School of Health & Life Sciences is the largest provider of nursing and midwifery education in Scotland with over 2,300 students on our Pre-registration programmes. Our graduates and staff are making an immense contribution to improving the health and wellbeing of the nation. As such, we are looking for a highly motivated, enthusiastic and committed individual who is NMC registered to join the team as Deputy Dean of the School of Health and Life Sciences at UWS to further continue this success. In return, you will be part of a University that is really going places and which continues to attract national and international recognition. In 2019, Complete University Guide, UWS Nursing programmes showed the greatest improvement in the Scottish sector, and climbed 22 places nationally to 36th place as well as being ranked highest in Scotland for research intensity and joint no 1 for research intensity in UK. Prior to submitting an application, you are encouraged to make an informal enquiry to: Julie Edgar, Dean, 0141 848 3515,  Julie.Edgar@uws.ac.uk Further information, including details of how to apply are available at https://jobs.uws.ac.uk/ UWS is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from under-represented groups. UWS is a “Disability Confident” employer. University of the West of Scotland is a registered Scottish charity, no. SC002520

External Examiner – Nursing (Registered Nurse – Mental Health) Bachelor of Science with Honours

Opening Date:
25 Apr 2019
Closing Date:
31 May 2019
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The School of Health and Social Care at the University of Lincoln is seeking an experienced External Examiner for our Mental Health pre-registration nursing programme. The curriculum has been developed from the Standards of proficiency for registered nurses, education and training (NMC 2018). The successful applicant will be responsible for reviewing 30 credit modules delivered at level 4. The modules are as follows:
  • Holistic person centred Mental Health nursing care (Mental Health field specific)
  • Fundamental nursing care
  • Nursing and the interprofessional team
  • Personal development and resilience
Please see the following links for a full Programme Specification: Nursing (Registered Nurse – Mental Health) Bachelor of Science with Honours https://www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/course/nurmnhub/ External Examiners play a central role in the maintenance of the standards of the University’s awards and the currency of the curriculum. They perform this role through:
  • the approval of assessment tasks and examination papers
  • discussions with relevant academic staff
  • the review of samples of student work on modules within the programme, including practice documents / visits
  • the endorsement of marks to confirm that the marks are an agreed, fully moderated and externally examined set of results
  • the submission of annual reports
  • attendance at appropriate boards of examiners
  • agreement to programme modifications
Ideal applicants should possess the following:
  • Current registration with the NMC (Mental Health field)
  • Recordable teaching qualification with the NMC
  • Relevant experience and expertise to maintain comparable quality standards
Applications for the post should be made by a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and appropriate covering letter to Bethany Robinson-Benstead, Student Experience and Professional Standards Officer, brobinsonbenstead@lincoln.ac.uk