Jobs: East Midlands

External Examiner – Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (PGDip and MSc)

Opening Date:
17 May 2024
Closing Date:
31 May 2024
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Competitive salary of £200 annual flat fee, plus £20 for each student completer, The School of Health Sciences, within the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Nottingham is seeking to appoint an External Examiner for our Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (PGDip and MSc) programmes. 1. Details about the programme: The programme is fully accredited by the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP) as an IAPT level 2 course. Further details about the programme/awards can be found on our website at: https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/pgstudy/course/taught/cognitive-behavioural-therapy-msc 2. External examiner responsibilities, regulations and requirements: a) Responsibilities: External examiner responsibilities include external moderation of assessments, completion of an annual monitoring report and attendance at Examination boards (at least one per year). The School uses an electronic marking system. External examiners are required to make use of the system during the external moderation process. A full list of responsibilities for external examiners can be found in section 2 & 9 of the University’s Quality Manual at: https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/qualitymanual/governance/appointment-responsibilities-external-examiners-for-taught-programmes.aspx b) Criteria and restrictions for the appointment of external examiners: Criteria for the appointment of external examiners can be found in section 4 and Restrictions on the appointment of external examiners can be found within section 6, of the University’s Quality Manual at: https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/qualitymanual/governance/appointment-responsibilities-external-examiners-for-taught-programmes.aspx All appointments are subject to candidate(s) meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. c) Requirements: Applicants should have relevant academic and/or professional qualifications to at least the level of the qualification being externally examined. Relevant professional experience in the fields of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, professional registration with BABCP and a valid teaching qualification are essential requirements for this post. It is preferable to have previous experience of external examining although support and guidance can be supplied for those new to this role. Please note where required the University will fund successful applicants to undertake the External Personal Development for External Examiners qualification delivered by the Advance HE. The appointment will start from immediately September/October 2023 and will be for a period of four years. 3. How to apply: Interested individuals should send their expressions of interest together with full Curriculum Vitae, details of your research, publications, teaching, external examining and details of professional registration, along with any other relevant information to: HS-Ext-Examiners@exmail.nottingham.ac.uk 4. For queries about the role, contact: David Blant, Academic Plan Lead for Cognitive Behavioural Therapies, Email: ntzdbb@exmail.nottingham.ac.uk and Sonya Stone, Director of Postgraduate Education, Email: ntzss@exmail.nottingham.ac.uk

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Paramedic Practice

Opening Date:
15 May 2024
Closing Date:
6 Jun 2024
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About the Role The Institute of Health and Allied Health Professions at Nottingham Trent University is looking to appoint an enthusiastic and forward-thinking Paramedic Lecturer or Senior Lecturer to join our academic team.  We’re seeking an individual who is experienced in the field of Paramedicine and who can provide high quality teaching and learning for our students. The successful candidate will join the Paramedic Team to make a valued contribution to our range of Paramedic,  ambulance practice and continuing professional development courses.  You will participate in the planning, delivery, assessment, and quality assurance processes across the Paramedic programmes. You will contribute to student recruitment for both the courses. You will act as a personal tutor for Paramedic students and apprentices, providing pastoral care, and coordinating tri-partite progress reviews for apprentices, working collaboratively with our key stakeholder organisations to ensure support and high-quality learning experiences for students. The successful candidate will have experience working with learners in practice or higher education, designing, and delivering learning opportunities, and have a good understanding of current and evolving clinical, professional, and policy developments in Paramedicine. You will possess excellent communication and leadership skills with a willingness to continue developing your scholarly, practice, or research profile. For more details, please take a look at the role profile. We'll still consider applications even if you don't meet every single one of the requirements, so don't be put off if you don't match them perfectly. Interview Date: W/C 17th June 2024 About Us The School of Social Sciences at Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is recognised nationally and internationally for delivering theoretically informed and applied research. We foster a culture that values the diversity of all our communities and publicises and celebrates excellence in all we do. We maintain a vibrant and inclusive learning and teaching environment that is grounded in scholarship, research, and professional practice. Established in 2019, the Institute of Health and Allied professions is a growing department.   At our heart is a commitment to enhancing health and healthcare for individuals and communities. One of the ways we contribute to this is through the development of contemporary and innovative education for health care professionals both pre and post qualification.   Our programmes cover Public Health, Paramedicine and Emergency Care, Occupational Therapy and Nursing. If you share our passion for transforming people’s lives and creating opportunities, apply today. For any informal queries about the role or the team, please contact Principal Lecturer for Paramedic Carl Webster, carl.webster@ntu.ac.uk or Dr Anne Felton, Head of Department at Anne.Felton@ntu.ac.uk

External Examiner – MSc Midwifery (Shortened Pre Reg-Programme)

Opening Date:
14 May 2024
Closing Date:
31 Aug 2024
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College of Health, Psychology and Social Care School of Nursing and Midwifery Discipline of Midwifery, Children and Professional Practice The University of Derby (UoD) is seeking an External Examiner for MSc Midwifery (Shortened Pre Reg-Programme) with experience of Level 7 programmes commencing September 2024. The period of tenure is for four years. Principle duties will be to:
  • Review and verify draft assignment briefs and examination papers at the beginning of each academic year and to provide feedback on the design, appropriateness, clarity and rigour of assessment design, written assignments, Vivas and OSCES.
  • Moderate the standard of work submitted for assessment by students from a representative sample of coursework and examination scripts.
  • Attend academic meetings, pre- board and board meetings, and visit university to meet staff and students.
  • Provide judgement and recommendations on subject content and whether assessment practice measures student achievement against learning outcomes in the context of the relevant regulations, to include PSRB standards.
  • Submit an annual report to help ensure academic standards and student achievement are comparable with other UK Higher Education Institutions of which the Examiner has experience.
  • Provide guidance and expertise to the programme team as required.
Suitable candidates will:
  • Be a higher education academic with experience in course design and delivery.
  • Have a good understanding of quality assurance requirements in HE.
  • Have subject specific knowledge relating to the programme.
  • Is a Registered Midwife with the Nursing and Midwifery Council and have experience of the Midwifery Education, apprenticeships / collaborative partnerships etc.
  • Be resident and have the right to work in the UK.
It is desirable that candidates have previous External Examiner experience, however a mentor will be provided to those candidates who are first time External Examiners. Assessment Boards are held in January and September. Our agreed fee for External Examiners is paid per academic year upon submission of an annual report, in addition to any fees incurred whilst on UoD business. Please send expressions of interest and an accompanying CV to demonstrate your suitability for the role, highlighting your current teaching responsibilities and previous external examiner positions to Jayne Leverton, Lead Midwife for Education by the closing date of 8th June 2024. Please note that all appointments are subject to verification of eligibility to work in the UK, as per UK Visas and Immigration (https://www.gov.uk/check-job-applicant-right-to-work) requirements.

Head of Subject: Nursing

Opening Date:
10 May 2024
Closing Date:
16 Jun 2024
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About the job Interview date: 11 July 2024 The Faculty of Health, Education and Society at the University of Northampton is looking to appoint an experienced and inspirational academic leader to become Head of Subject for Nursing. The subject area includes undergraduate programmes in all four fields of nursing; Mental Health, Learning Disability, Children and Young People’s and Adult and as well as post-registration provision including Advanced Clinical Practice, Return to Practice and Specialist Community Public Health Nurse and a range of Continuing Professional Development courses. This is an exciting opportunity to join the Faculty Executive Leadership Team leading the subject area with responsibilities for the academic portfolio, a delegated budget, student recruitment and experience, staff development and liaison with relevant external stakeholders, including regulatory bodies. With Smarter Working you can work with increased flexibility, which can facilitate greater freedom and autonomy. We want you to be able to carry out your work in a way that best supports UON and our students, but also you as an individual. We understand this may vary between different areas of the university as well as from one person to another and this role has an expectation of at least three days a week on campus. This post is subject to a background disclosure check by the Disclosure and Barring Service before any appointment can be confirmed. About you You will be educated to at least Master’s degree level in an area relevant to the subject and hold registration as a nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). You will also have a broad experience in the leadership and management of teams with the ability to shape the academic portfolio whilst working with others to enhance the staff and student experience. You will also have experience of working with delegated budgets and line management. Excellent communication skills are essential as to is the ability to work under pressure, prioritising when required to meet deadlines. About you You will be educated to at least Master’s degree level in an area relevant to the subject and hold registration as a nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). You will also have a broad experience in the leadership and management of teams with the ability to shape the academic portfolio whilst working with others to enhance the staff and student experience. You will also have experience of working with delegated budgets and line management. Excellent communication skills are essential as to is the ability to work under pressure, prioritising when required to meet deadlines. Qualifications Essential;
  • Level 7 qualification or equivalent professional experience as an NMC registered Nurse
  • Nursing and Midwifery Council registered Nurse
Desirable; A Doctoral qualification related to the Subject Area Professional Recognition as HEA Fellow (D3) and teaching qualification recognised by HESA Right To Work All candidates will be asked to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK at interview. Equality We welcome applications from underrepresented groups. The University of Northampton is committed to providing a vibrant, ethical and sustainable work, study and living environment that values equality, diversity and inclusion.