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Secondment Opportunity – Lecturer in Diagnostic Radiography

Opening Date:
27 Nov 2020
Closing Date:
11 Dec 2020
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An opportunity has arisen for a full time 9 months position to work with the Diagnostic Radiography team to develop a new pre-registration master’s degree in diagnostic radiography and two new post-graduate module in CT and MRI. This position would suit someone wishing to sample higher education to see if they would like to continue their career in this environment. The main area of work would be on the new developments described above, but you would also get an opportunity to teach and contribute to research, management and administration duties on programmes and modules within Diagnostic Radiography’s undergraduate, postgraduate and Continuing Professional Development portfolio. Duties:
  • Provide academic support for the development of the new pre-registration masters programme and new modules in CT and MRI
  • Teach on the undergraduate programme, as directed by the Head of Programme or Dean of School
  • Undertake assessment and examination duties, as directed by the Head of Programme
  • Supervise and tutor students at undergraduate level, as directed by the Head of Programme or Dean of School
  • Participate in and contribute to the running of the School, Faculty, and University, by undertaking administrative duties, and in so doing, to represent the best interest of students, the School, the University, and the Faculty
  • Support CPD and knowledge exchange activity
  • Engage in appropriate scholarship in your discipline to support excellence in research and evidence-based teaching
All staff will be appointed a 'personal mentor' for support and guidance in their teaching activities and personal development. Applicants will be expected to maintain their HCPC/NMC Registration. How do you apply? Please send you current CV, along with a statement explaining how you meet the requirements of the job role listed above, to j.vicary@liverpool.ac.uk The closing date for applications is Friday 11th December 2020 at 12noon.

External Examiner – BSc(Hons) Diagnostic Radiography

Opening Date:
27 Nov 2020
Closing Date:
18 Dec 2020
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The University of Gloucestershire has recently launched a new programme for BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography. We are seeking a suitable experienced and qualified External Examiner to join the team here, for a 4 year tenure, with immediate start. We are seeking an External Examiner who has both the knowledge of the academic content, delivery and assessment at a minimum of the level being examined, and extensive practise knowledge. Candidates must be registered with the HCPC, be currently employed by a UK Higher Education Establishment, be UK resident, and have no more than one other significant external examining role currently. The University operates a two-tier examination board system, with external examiners being initially appointed to a Module Board where they will oversee a number of academic modules. More experienced external examiners may subsequently be appointed to an Award and Progression Examination Board. The Examination Board meets three/four times a year and there is an expectation that the external examiner will attend at least one Examination Board and submit an annual report to the University. All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. In the first instance can you please request an expression of interest form from the undersigned. Eve Scarle, escarle@glos.ac.uk

External Examiner – Non-Medical Prescribing / Department of Nursing CPD portfolio

Opening Date:
26 Nov 2020
Closing Date:
7 Dec 2020
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The Department of Nursing at Manchester Metropolitan University is seeking to appoint ONE External Examiner for the following programmes:
  • Non-Medical Prescribing (including V300 for nurses)
  • Community Practitioner Nurse Prescribing (V150)
  • Physical examination skills level 6 & 7 CPD unit
The appointment is to start as soon as possible, with a standard tenure of four academic years and one term ending in 31/12/2024. Duties include moderation of assignment briefs and student work, completion of an annual report and potential consultation on Programme modifications. Requirements for this role include:
  • Applicants must be an NMC Registered Nurse
  • Applicants must be on the NMC register as an independent prescriber (V300)
In accordance with Manchester Met’s External Examining Policy, nominees should:
  • have relevant professional experience for the role
  • have awareness of current developments in the design and delivery of relevant curricula;
  • have sufficient academic standing, credibility and breadth of experience within the discipline;
  • hold a current post of at least Senior Lecturer level within a Higher Education Institution;
  • have knowledge and understanding of external reference points for academic quality and standards, and familiarity with the standard expected of students at the appropriate award level;
  • be fluent in English
  • have previous experience of External Examining within a UK Higher Education institution
Due consideration will be given to applicants who do not meet all of the above criteria, on a case-by-case basis. Duties include moderation of assignment briefs and student work, completion of an annual report and potential consultation on programme modifications. If you are interested and eligible, please apply to assessments@mmu.ac.uk Please state the Programme titles in the subject line of your email and include the following:
  • Full CV
  • Details of any other External Examining appointments you currently hold, including the start and end dates of these appointments
  • Details of any involvement you have had with Manchester Metropolitan in the past five years
Expressions of interest should be sent no later than 07/12/2020. The annual fee for this External Examining post is £400. NOTE: You will not be eligible for this role if you have had a close involvement with Manchester Metropolitan University or a collaborative partner within the past five years. ‘Close involvement’ may be defined as having been a member of staff, governor or student of the University, or possessing a close professional, contractual or personal relationship with a member of staff or student with an involvement in the Programme (including involvement in collaborative research activity). For details of how the University collects and uses External Examiner personal data, please see our privacy notice: https://www2.mmu.ac.uk/data-protection/privacy-notices/externalexaminers/

Senior Lecturer in Paramedic Science (2 posts)

Opening Date:
26 Nov 2020
Closing Date:
3 Jan 2021
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Ref no. 030575 School of Health and Social Work FTE: 1.0fte working 37 hours per week Duration of Contract: Permanent Salary: UH8 £40,322 to £51,034 pa depending on skills and experience Location: College Lane Campus, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield The school is particularly supportive of applicants who may wish to job share and or work part time An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our friendly and dynamic Paramedic team within the School of Health and Social Work. You will play an essential role both in the delivery of our educational programmes. Main duties and responsibilities We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced HCPC registered Paramedic. You will be responsible for the teaching and assessment of undergraduate/postgraduate Paramedic students at the University, at their placement or place of work. You will utilise current evidence-base to underpin teaching and learning activities. You may participate in development and reviews of programmes including inter-professional developments across the School, and contribute to undergraduate curriculum developments; including development, delivery and teaching on short courses, modules and programmes. You will contribute to the administration of the School by undertaking additional roles, such as being a module lead and joining teams involved in activities such as admissions, timetabling or programme support. You will also be expected to undertake and contribute to Paramedic research. You will liaise with and maintain good relationships with colleagues across the School and University. Skills and Experience You will be an experienced practising Paramedic with the HCPC with recent academic and/or clinical experience in the UK. This post would suit a Paramedic or Paramedic Practitioner with educational experience or wishing to develop a career in this area. You'll have a breadth of relevant paramedic practice. Your application will demonstrate a sustained interest and knowledge of contemporary Paramedic practice. It is essential that you have good oral and written communication skills and be proficient in the English language. You will demonstrate a willingness to undertake paramedic research and are able to work effectively as part of a team. You will be able to work without close supervision, be organised, take initiative and be self-motivating, and be adaptable to change and flexible in your approach. Being willing to contribute to inter-professional teaching and learning activities, with an interest in evidence-based healthcare is key. Qualifications required The successful applicant will hold an honours degree in Paramedic Science. You will have completed or be close to completing a Master's degree in a relevant subject or have substantial relevant experience. It is essential that you are HCPC registered. Contact Details/Informal Enquiries: For an informal discussion about the post, please contact John Talbot Professional Lead Paramedic Science on 01707284538 (j.r.talbot2@herts.ac.uk) or Dr Karen Beeton, Head of Department on 07534912131 (k.s.beeton@herts.ac.uk).

Head of Discipline for Midwifery and Children’s Nursing

Opening Date:
26 Nov 2020
Closing Date:
3 Jan 2021
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This is one of two new posts which have been generated as a result of the successful growth and development of our School of Nursing and Professional Practice. As Head of Discipline for Midwifery and Children's Nursing, you will lead and manage a team of highly skilled and experienced academic staff in the delivery of programmes for student midwifery and children's nurses. You will also be expected to be an external lead for midwifery and children's nursing with our practice partners, including fostering and developing new partnerships and supporting our current, valued relationships. You will be required to hold current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council, as a midwife and/or children's nurse, as well as current evidence of academic and professional development at doctoral level, or equivalent. You will work pro-actively with the Head of School and the other Discipline Leads within the School as well as across the wider College and central units of the University to support and develop staff, students and partners in the context of the University’s values and behaviours. You will have devolved responsibility from the Head of School for the line management of staff in the Discipline(s) and for maximising people potential and engagement across the full range of academic activities, by providing strong leadership that is both supportive and challenging. You will work closely with colleagues across the University to ensure teaching excellence and to maximise student success and experience. You'll maintain high standards of teaching, learning and assessment in all its forms and the development of scholarship and research in the Discipline area; you will lead by example through active engagement with teaching, research and scholarship. In addition, you will initiate and ensure engagement with our practice learning partners to ensure excellence in relation to the student experience. You will benchmark performance against competitors and identify opportunities for further growth and development. To find out more about this role, please visit our website: https://www.derby.ac.uk/jobs/current-vacancies/head-of-discipline-midwifery-childrens-nursing/

External Examiner – Return to Practice Nursing

Opening Date:
25 Nov 2020
Closing Date:
29 Jan 2021
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We are seeking to appoint an External Examiner for our Return to Practice Programme based in the School of Nursing. The programme provides a flexible approach to meeting the NMC Standards for Return to Practice in Adult, Mental Health, Learning Disability and Children’s Nursing. Those who complete the programme are eligible to apply to re-register with the Nursing & Midwifery Council. This position requires the external examiner to have current registration with the Nursing & Midwifery Council. The appointment will be from September 2021 for four years and the commitment required is as follows:
  • To review a range of coursework and practice learning portfolios throughout the year.
  • To attend one board of examiners meeting for the programme each year and submit an annual external examiner report.
  • To engage in communication with the programme team when required.
  • To carry out at least one virtual or face to face meeting with students and, where possible, with practice partners to strengthen their engagement with both theoretical and practice earning processes.
All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the university’s criteria for appointment. Fees and expenses are payable in line with the university policy. If you would like to be considered for this role, please submit a CV by email to Dr Pauline Black at p.black@ulster.ac.uk by 31st January 2021 or for further information about the role, email Dr Pauline Black at p.black@ulster.ac.uk.

External Examiner – Social Work

Opening Date:
25 Nov 2020
Closing Date:
15 Dec 2020
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The College of Nursing, Midwifery and Healthcare is seeking to appoint an external examiner for our BSc (Hons) Social Work programme. The modules cover, non-exhaustively,
  • Social Work with Adults / Children
  • Social Policy / Law
  • Research
Applicants do have to be qualified social workers, registered with Social Work England. Interested applicants should preferably have had experience of external examining in at least one other Higher Education Institution. (All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment). The appointment will be with effect from February 2021 and tenure will normally be for a period of four years. The assessment boards are all held on our Brentford campus*. As an External Examiner you will be expected to:
  • Have current registration with Social Work England
  • Be employed in Higher Education and have experience teaching and assessing at levels 4, 5, 6 and 7.
  • Moderating samples of examination/essay scripts and other assessed materials, advising module assessment boards on the content and standard of assessments.
  • Attend a minimum of 2 assessment boards a year, which are held on our Brentford campus*.
  • Review new modules in preparation for validation events.
  • Submitting an annual report to the University Quality Boards.
*Currently, all meetings that can be, including assessment boards and annual reviews, are being conducted virtually using Microsoft Teams. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions. If you are interested in the above post please send your expressions of interest, together with a full CV, in the first instance to: Janet Goddard Course Leader BSc (Hons) Social Work College of Nursing, Midwifery and Healthcare University of West London janet.goddard@uwl.ac.uk 07927 718567 ** **currently all team members are working from home, so please make contact either on the above email or the mobile number.

External Examiner – FdSc Nursing Associate / FdSc Nursing Associate (Higher Apprenticeship)

Opening Date:
23 Nov 2020
Closing Date:
4 Jan 2021
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The School of Nursing is seeking a qualified nurse educator to take on the role of External Examiner for the FdSc Nursing Associate / FdSc Nursing Associate (Higher Apprenticeship) The School of Nursing is part of the Faculty of Health Social Care and Education, Kingston University and St George’s University London. FdSc Nursing Associate (UCAS entry is run at Kingston University whilst the FdSc Nursing Associate (Higher Apprenticeship) is run at St. George’s University in Tooting. An experienced external examiner would be preferred, but those seeking a first post and having relevant clinical and educational experience would also be considered. Applicants must hold current NMC registration in the appropriate field for which they are applying and hold a recorded teaching qualification with the NMC. The School of Nursing operates an on-line submission, marking and feedback of assignments. Experience of Turnitin, Canvas and SpeedGrader would be desirable however training can be provided. The post requires external moderation of assessments, completion of an annual monitoring report and attendance at the relevant Boards of Examiners (minimum of two per year). You will also be expected to visit practice areas once per year. The External Examiner is required to submit an annual report, following which payment is made. Further information regarding the role of the External Examiner at KUSGUL can be found at http://www.kingston.ac.uk/externalexam/ As a Nursing Associate External Examiner you will be involved in reviewing modules in both the FdSc Nursing Associate and FdSc Nursing Associate (Higher Apprenticeship) programmes. The appointment will be for a full 4-year term. Full course details and documentation will be provided to the appointee and an induction day will be offered – to be held at the University or online following appointment. We are unable to accept applications from any University who has/has had External Examiner links with us in the last 5 years. Please submit expressions of interest and a CV to a.kettyle@sgul.kingston.ac.uk

Associate Lecturer Counselling and Psychotherapy

Opening Date:
23 Nov 2020
Closing Date:
7 Dec 2020
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Challenging, interesting and constantly changing, the University of Derby, is an extraordinary place to learn and an incredibly rewarding place to work. Ours is an extraordinary educational environment and because we specialise in identifying and developing individual potential, you can be confident you'll receive all the help and encouragement you need to build a rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress. Our combined higher and further education offering is spread over campuses in Derby, Buxton, Leek and Chesterfield and we have some of the best university facilities in the UK, investing more than £200 million in facilities in the last 10 years. We achieve outstanding results for our teaching and research and with more than 34,000 people choosing to study with us every year, we depend on the dedication of a team of 2,200 academic and professional services staff. Financially strong and seriously ambitious we offer our employees a family-friendly, rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress. About the role Applications are invited for the post of Associate Lecturer in Counselling and Psychotherapy. Associate Lecturers are required to support the PG Dip in Evidence Based Psychological Approach for CYP IAPT. We require psychotherapists with Cognitive Behavioural expertise to supervise students on this programme. You will join a highly committed and expanding team that provide a range of degree and postgraduate programmes in Counselling and Psychotherapy with high professional standing and high standards. We expect that you would:-
  • engage in the development and delivery of an innovative and flexible range of learning and teaching materials, including module design
  • provide high quality, accessible learning opportunities and an exceptional student experience in line with the University's strategic objectives, ensuring that employability and ' real-world' learning are at the heart of the curriculum
  • engage in research which influences cutting edge practice, informs and inspires a research-led curriculum and contributes to the Research Excellence Framework
The successful candidate will have a Post Graduate Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy and will have professional experience in working with children and young people in various settings. The candidate must also be accredited by the BABCP. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect everyone who works for us to also share this commitment and to treat people with courtesy and respect. Please note, unfortunately due to the SOC level and salary associated with this post we would be unable to sponsor any applicants requiring a Tier 2 (general) visa. For further information, please visit the following link: https://www.gov.uk/tier-2-general. If you wish to discuss your individual Visa arrangements in relation to this role, please contact us at HRUKVI@derby.ac.uk

External Examiner – PGC Integrated Palliative and End of Life Care Programme

Opening Date:
23 Nov 2020
Closing Date:
2 Feb 2021
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Edge Hill University, Faculty of Health & Social Care and Medicine is seeking to engage an External Examiner for the following MSc and PGC and PGD Integrated Palliative and End of Life Care with effect from October 2021: Vacancy ref: MED 05 Programme(s): PGC Integrated Palliative and End of Life Care Programme External Examiners are typically placed on the Edge Hill University External Examiners Register for a period of four years. Principle duties normally include;
  • Visit the University at the least once a year to moderate assessed coursework and examination scripts (may be virtual)
  • Attend module assessment boards
  • Produce an Annual Report
  • Review and approve examination papers that contribute to a student’s final award, and any other assessment material as agreed
  • He/she will be of an appropriate health background, including, but not limited to registered doctors and nurses.
If you would like to discuss specific information relating to the programmes, please contact: Fees and Expenses are payable in line with the University policy. Admission to the University’s External Examiners Register is on the basis of satisfactory completion of the University’s Committee and Personnel approval processes, including Right to Work and Reciprocity Checks. Prospective External Examiners are encouraged to send an expression of interest and CV to Laura Makin, Quality Assurance Administrator (makinl@edgehill.ac.uk) citing the programme title and/or vacancy reference. Your data will be held and not processed for any purpose other than that for which it has been obtained, in accordance with current Data Protection Legislation until this recruitment process has concluded. Should you be unsuccessful in your application your data will be destroyed securely. For more information, our Privacy Notice is available at https://www.edgehill.ac.uk/externalexaminers/ Laura Makin Quality Assurance Administrator Faculty of Health & Social Care Edge Hill University Tel: 01695 650748 makinl@edgehill.ac.uk