Jobs: East Midlands

External Examiner – End Point Assessment (EPA) FdSc Nursing Associate (Apprenticeship) programme

Opening Date:
20 Sep 2021
Closing Date:
29 Oct 2021
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The Leicester School of Nursing and Midwifery, within the Faculty of Health Sciences at De Montfort University (DMU), Leicester, is seeking to appoint an End Point Assessment (EPA) External Examiner for our FdSc Nursing Associate (Apprenticeship) programme. Appointment The duration of an External Examiner’s appointment will normally be for four years, with the possibility of an additional extension of one year to ensure continuity. All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. Responsibilities Carrying out the EPA as set out in the Assessment Plan for the Apprenticeship Standard, including:
  • Review and confirm all evidence for the EPA is in place;
  • Confirm the independence and impartiality of the process;
  • Confirm the maintenance of nationally comparable standards across AEIs;
  • Attend the EPA Assessment Board associated with the FdSc Nursing Associate Nursing Associate (apprenticeship) programme;
  • Signing off an Assessment Board matrix according to DMU Academic Regulations;
  • Provide detailed and appropriate feedback to support the EPA processes;
  • Contribute to external quality assurance activity/audit;
  • Hold discussions with academic and administrative teams and students;
  • Submit a formal report as required by DMU.
Criteria The role requires:
  • Knowledge and understanding of the standard and assessment plan;
  • Knowledge and understanding of UK sector agreed reference points for the maintenance of academic standards and assurance and enhancement of quality;
  • Level 1 Nurse Registration with the NMC;
  • Familiarity with the EPA performance expected of apprentices to achieve the award being assessed;
  • Comply to the requirements of the EPAO (NMC AEI);
  • Knowledge to undertake EPA activities with integrity and impartiality to offer a fair, reliable and consistent assessment experience for all apprentices;
  • Be independent of the apprentice, the EPAO (NMC AEI) or employing organisation who are involved in delivering the apprenticeship.
In addition, all External Examiners at DMU are required to demonstrate they:
  • Have relevant academic and/or professional qualifications to at least the level of the qualification being externally examined.
  • Candidates will have experience in teaching and examining at a UK HE institution, have a good understanding of quality assurance, and have specific subject knowledge in relation to the educational preparation of future Nurse Associates. Previous experience as an External Examiner is preferred.
The appointment will be from January 2022. Further details about the programme can be found at: https://www.dmu.ac.uk/study/courses/undergraduate-courses/nursing-associate-programme/nursing-associate-programme.aspx How to apply Interested individuals should send their expressions of interest together with a full Curriculum Vitae including your NMC registration number, name as it appears on the professional register, details of teaching and external examining experience, along with any other relevant information to: Amanda Whateley, Co-Programme Lead and Senior Lecturer Email: amanda.whateley@dmu.ac.uk Tel: 0116 366 4459

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Adult nursing

Opening Date:
16 Sep 2021
Closing Date:
30 Sep 2021
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The University of Derby is pleased to be able to offer a permanent opportunity to support the Pre-registration Adult Nursing Programme. The successful candidate will join a team of committed and friendly staff who deliver pre-registration and post-registration nursing and healthcare courses at the University of Derby. The post is based in the School of Nursing and Professional Practice, one of two subject areas within the College of Health and Social Care. However, the post holders will also be expected to work collaboratively with colleagues across different disciplines within the College. The subject area offers programmes ranging from those for unqualified support staff, to Honours, Masters and Doctoral Degrees, which include Community Specialist and Advanced Nursing Practice. The College of Health and Social Care upholds the overall mission of the University by providing high quality, accessible learning opportunities; promoting academic enquiry and the advancement of knowledge using a variety of methods of delivery. We are committed to the Widening Participation agenda and have a good record of meeting the needs of local stakeholders. User and carer involvement in course development and delivery is an essential aspect of our work. The post holder will be innovative and creative in their role and will contribute to enhancing the quality of healthcare education, as well as taking forward the research and scholarship agenda. It is extremely important that our successful candidates not only understand the student experience, but that they genuinely enjoy making a positive impact for them both in and out of classes. The role will contribute to programme delivery across the suite of programmes offered by the Department, ranging from Foundation Degree to Masters' as appropriate. The post holder will have a strong clinical and educational background in Adult nursing and will focus on delivering an excellent student experience. Further information regarding the College can be found on the following link https://www.derby.ac.uk/health-and-social-care/ If you have any queries about the role, please contact Michelle Brown - Head of Adult and Child Nursing- via: m.brown4@derby.ac.uk Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. We recommend you take time to read the government guidance on individual eligibility requirements for sponsorship to check you will meet the criteria prior to applying. Skilled Worker visa: Your job - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk) If you have any questions regarding sponsorship, please contact HRUKVI@derby.ac.uk. 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.

External Examiner- Immediate start – Return to Practice (Nursing) and MSc Integrated Professional Practice

Opening Date:
10 Sep 2021
Closing Date:
30 Sep 2021
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The School of Health & Social Care at the University of Lincoln is seeking to appoint External Examiners for an immediate start from October 2021 and would welcome expressions of interests for two positions to cover 1. Return to Practice (Nursing) This is an established programme which has been recently updated and revalidated with the NMC, enabling previously registered nurses to return to practice using the Future Nurse standards. Further details can be found here https://www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/cpd/health/returntopracticenursing/ Applications are in progress with a start date for the next cohort of November 2021. This will be for a tenure of 4 years. Ideal applicants should possess the following:
  • Current NMC registration & teaching qualification to meet QAA L6
  • Relevant experience to maintain comparable quality standards
  • First time external examiners welcome
2. MSc Integrated Professional Practice This is a non-standard post-graduate taught programme offering a flexible approach to continuing professional education to health and social care professionals. Routes through the programme can be by undertaking core and optional modules as a pathway, or by accessing content as a series of stand-alone short courses which can then be credit-linked to form the award. This is a new addition to the post-graduate portfolio at Lincoln and begins a staged delivery from October 2021. Cohort sizes are expected to be between 10-40 students for most modules. Further details can be found here https://www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/course/adprprms/ The modules for oversight in this role include
  • Research Methods (distance learning) commencing October 2021
  • Musculoskeletal Assessment, Diagnosis and Management for First Contact Practice commencing November 2021
  • Injection Therapy for Musculoskeletal Practice commencing Spring 2022
  • Advanced musculoskeletal practice portfolio commencing Spring 2022
  • Person Centred Cancer Care commencing Spring 2022
  • New Directions in Integrated Health & Social Care commencing Spring 2022
  • Negotiated work-based learning commencing Spring 2022
MSc Dissertation commencing Autumn 2022 Ideal applicants for this award should possess the following:
  • Current professional registration and experience of post-qualification educational provision at MSc level/QAA L7
  • Relevant experience and expertise to maintain comparable quality standards
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 (currently virtual)
  • agreement to programme modifications
Programme leaders will be happy to answer questions or provide further information: For Return to Practice Sean Morton, smorton@lincoln.ac.uk For MSc Integrated Professional Practice Helen Chilvers, hchilvers@lincoln.ac.uk Successful candidates may be asked to examine a combination of content from both programmes.

External Examiner – Nursing (Registered Nurse – Mental Health) Bachelor of Science with Honours & BSc(Hons) Nursing with Registered Nurse Mental Health – Apprenticeship

Opening Date:
3 Sep 2021
Closing Date:
1 Oct 2021
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Nursing (Registered Nurse – Mental Health) Bachelor of Science with Honours - Apprenticeship The School of Health and Social Care at the University of Lincoln is seeking an experienced External Examiner for our Mental Health pre-registration Apprenticeship nursing programmes. 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 6. The modules are as follows from academic year 2021/22 onwards:
  • Being an Accountable Professional
  • Innovation to transformation in Nursing
  • Leadership and Practice Education
  • Leading and managing Complex Mental Health care
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/shsc/apprenticeships/bscnursingapprenticeship/ 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
  • Review of Apprenticeship portfolio (training to be provided by University of Lincoln)
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: Caroline Dobson Programme Lead cdobson@lincoln.ac.uk Closing Date: 1st October 2021

Senior Lecturer in Diagnostic Imaging – Osteopathy

Opening Date:
25 Aug 2021
Closing Date:
20 Sep 2021
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Please not, this is a part time 0.4fte role. This role is being advertised to support a collaborative partnership within the Diagnostic Imaging discipline area at the University of Derby. This is a partnership with the College of Osteopaths to deliver Osteopathy education. The overall purpose/objective of this role is to work with the College of Osteopaths to deliver an evidence based curriculum within the broad field of osteopathy practice. The experience for all students at the University of Derby is grounded in learning and teaching that is of the highest quality, delivered by appropriately qualified and experienced academic staff, whom are deeply engaged with their discipline. This commitment to learning and teaching is focused on the student experience ensuring that they are treated as individuals in the learning journey. Implicit in this, is the requirement that we encourage independence of thought, the desire to understand and to advance within the discipline, and the ability to reflect on what has been achieved. The College of Health, Psychology & Social Care upholds the overall mission of the University by providing high quality, accessible learning opportunities which equip students with the skills and qualities for employment and to build successful and fulfilling careers, promoting academic enquiry and the advancement of knowledge, using a variety of methods of delivery. We are committed to widening participation and have an excellent record of meeting the needs of local stakeholders. Service user and carer involvement in programme development and delivery is an increasingly important aspect of our work. The post holder will be innovative and creative in their role whilst possessing a high standard of skill. The post holder will be expected to contribute to the pre-registration osteopathy programme.

Lecturer in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy (Teaching Focussed)

Opening Date:
2 Aug 2021
Closing Date:
20 Sep 2021
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We are looking for an enthusiastic MSK physiotherapist capable of inspiring interest, curiosity and drive for learning in our students to join the School of Allied Health Professions. This post provides the opportunity for those wanting to develop academic excellence and to contribute to research led teaching on our undergraduate physiotherapy and foundation year courses, including specialist musculoskeletal physiotherapy teaching. You will be supported in your development by an experienced and cohesive teaching team that has been developing and delivering physiotherapy education at the University of Leicester for over 15 years. As a teaching focused lecturer, you will engage in scholarship and innovation that enhances teaching and learning within the School and further establishes its external reputation. You will deliver excellent student support and pursue innovation and enhancement in student learning and experience with a view to ensuring outstanding student satisfaction. Our approach to the academic career structure encourages a balance between breadth and specialisation. We highlight the central importance of teaching and research while encouraging all colleagues to develop their contributions to and achievements in areas such as enterprise, engagement, citizenship and leadership. We would actively encourage applications for part-time or full-time posts. About you To be successful in this role you will be a specialist in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy and hold a BSc in Physiotherapy with teaching experience in Physiotherapy education. You will also be a member of the HCPC and CSP, having experience of clinical supervision of students on practice education in the NHS, private, independent or voluntary sector. You will have expertise that complements or enhances existing programmes/strengths within the department and themes within the College. You will have a real passion for the subject matter and be motivated to provide the very best experience for our students using your expertise and skill to ensure all reach their potential. We are looking for someone who can network and collaborate at a regional and national level, with a commitment to teaching excellence, diversity, and our departmental community. Additional information Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Sarah Gault on sg202@leicester.ac.uk Applications for job share will be considered

Lecturer in Cardiorespiratory Physiotherapy (Teaching Focussed)

Opening Date:
2 Aug 2021
Closing Date:
20 Sep 2021
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We are looking for an enthusiastic cardiorespiratory physiotherapist capable of inspiring interest, curiosity and drive for learning in our students to join the School of Allied Health Professions. This post provides the opportunity for those wanting to develop academic excellence and to contribute to research led teaching on our undergraduate physiotherapy and foundation year courses, including specialist cardio-respiratory physiotherapy teaching. You will be supported in your development by an experienced and cohesive teaching team that has been developing and delivering physiotherapy education at the University of Leicester for over 15 years. As a teaching focused lecturer, you will engage in scholarship and innovation that enhances teaching and learning within the School and further establishes its external reputation. You will deliver excellent student support and pursue innovation and enhancement in student learning and experience with a view to ensuring outstanding student satisfaction. Our approach to the academic career structure encourages a balance between breadth and specialisation. We highlight the central importance of teaching and research while encouraging all colleagues to develop their contributions to and achievements in areas such as enterprise, engagement, citizenship and leadership. We would actively encourage applications for part-time or full-time posts. About you To be successful in this role you will be a specialist in cardiorespiratory physiotherapy and hold a BSc in physiotherapy with teaching experience in physiotherapy education. You will also be a member of the HCPC and CSP, having experience of clinical supervision of students on practice education in the NHS, private, independent or voluntary sector. You will have expertise that complements or enhances existing programmes/strengths within the department and themes within the College. You will have a real passion for the subject matter and be motivated to provide the very best experience for our students using your expertise and skill to ensure all reach their potential. We are looking for someone who can network and collaborate at a regional and national level, with a commitment to teaching excellence, diversity, and our departmental community. Additional information Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Sarah Gault on sg202@leicester.ac.uk Applications for job share will be considered.

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

Opening Date:
2 Jul 2021
Closing Date:
27 Sep 2021
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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 NMC Standards (NMC 2018). The successful applicant will be responsible for reviewing 30 credit modules that are to be delivered at level 6 starting in September 2021. We hope the applicant could work with us prior to this to support with the curriculum development of these modules. The modules are as follows: Nursing (Registered Nurse – Mental Health) Bachelor of Science with Honours:
  • Being an accountable professional (Shared module)
  • Innovation to transformation in nursing practice (Shared module)
  • Leadership and practice education (Shared module)
  • Leading and managing complex Mental Health care (Field specific module)
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/nurnurub/ 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 (Mental Health field) & teaching qualification with the NMC
  • Relevant experience to maintain comparable quality standards
Applications for the post should be made by a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and appropriate covering letter and sent to:
  • Frances Nicol – Senior Lecturer and Programme Lead for BSc Nursing (Adult, Child and Mental Health), fnicol@lincoln.ac.uk