Jobs: North West

Associate Head of Midwifery

Opening Date:
25 Nov 2021
Closing Date:
2 Dec 2021
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Make a difference, every day, to the lives of our staff and students. About You An experienced educator and leader, you will have a credible professional standing and influence within the academic community with demonstrable and effective leadership skills. You will also have an excellent track-record in output of research, publications or credible engagement. You will support staff development to enhance teaching practice and will be able to lead and innovate in the maintenance and enhancement of academic quality and professional standards. Evidence of engagement within the wider academic and professional community is also essential. To be successful, you will support the diverse academic and personal needs of students to provide a high-quality student experience and will lead and support the development of research and scholarship within the Midwifery team. About the Role A successful applicant to Associate Head of Midwifery will inspire best practice, the delivery of high-quality student experience and inspire staff development. You will act as a key leader and expert advisor within the department, and work closely with the Associate Deans, Heads of School / Department and other senior colleagues to help shape all aspects of departmental management and strategy, and maintaining excellent standards in all aspects of Learning, Teaching & Assessment. Rewards/Benefits Working at Edge Hill means working in a distinctly empowering environment, where culture and collaboration are valued above traditional process-driven thinking. This is a workplace where you can really make a difference. As a senior colleague at Edge Hill University you will have access to a generous pension scheme, with optional corporate healthcare and extensive development opportunities. About Us “A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” – Times Higher Education. We are recognised for our outstanding achievements in student satisfaction, staff engagement, graduate employment and innovation as well as our strengthening research profile, investment and growth. The Times Higher ‘University of the Year’ award also celebrated our distinct role in “transforming lives” – reflecting a distinctive philosophy of creating opportunity from excellence. The University has been ranked Best University Workplace (Times Higher Education 2015), judged Best UK Employer (European Business Awards 2016) and highly commended in Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2017 for Workplace of the Year. Based on an award-winning campus in West Lancashire, Edge Hill University offers a stimulating and empowering environment for ambitious and high performing professionals. For informal enquiries about this vacancy you may wish to contact: Jane Rooney at Rooneyj@edgehill.ac.uk At Edge Hill University we value the benefits a rich and diverse workforce brings to our community and therefore welcome applications from all sections of society

External Examiner – BA (Hons) Health and Social Wellbeing

Opening Date:
25 Nov 2021
Closing Date:
9 Dec 2021
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Edge Hill University, Faculty of Health & Social Care is seeking to engage an External Examiner for the following Applied Health and Social Wellbeing Programme with effect from January 2022:
  • Vacancy ref: AHSC57
  • Programme: BA (Hons) Health and Social Wellbeing
  • Closing date: 9th December 2021
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
  • 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
  • External Examiners are also invited to attend relevant exam boards
  • He/she will have a background in a relevant academic field and the ability to monitor the quality of provision and the moderate assessed work. Relevant backgrounds may include health studies, community health and wellbeing, and public health.
If you would like to discuss specific information relating to the programmes, please contact: Applied Health and Social Wellbeing – Alison Holbourn (Programme Lead), 01695 657032,  holboura@edgehill.ac.uk 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 Vicki Hall, Quality Assurance Administrator hallv@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/ Vicki Hall Quality Assurance Administrator Faculty of Health & Social Care Edge Hill University Tel: 01695 657316

Lecturer in Practice Learning – Midwifery (Fixed Term for 12 months)

Opening Date:
24 Nov 2021
Closing Date:
8 Dec 2021
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Vac Ref. 3503 £34,304 - £40,927 per annum Join our midwifery team at Liverpool John Moores University to support innovation in practice learning for student midwives. This 12 month fixed term post is an opportunity to work collaboratively across Cheshire and Merseyside and to explore and create capacity in practice, using new models of student supervision. You will work with members of the academic team and practice partners to support and enhance the practice learning environment and will lead on the implementation of coaching within midwifery services and contribute to the evaluation of the coaching model. You will be enthusiastic and driven to improve the quality of the practice learning environment for our students on midwifery programmes. You must be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council, and have experience of practice learning. You must also be committed to providing the very best student experience. Informal enquiries may be made to Trudy Hutchison, email: t.hutchison@ljmu.ac.uk LJMU values diversity and provides a supportive and inclusive environment where everyone can fulfil their potential. LJMU values diversity and provides a supportive and inclusive environment where everyone can fulfil their potential For further information and to apply online please visit our website: https://www.ljmu.ac.uk/about-us/vacancies-at-ljmu Alternatively contact the People and Organisational Development Department email: jobs@ljmu.ac.uk

External Examiner – MSc Clinical Reproductive Medicine

Opening Date:
23 Nov 2021
Closing Date:
14 Dec 2021
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Edge Hill University, Faculty of Health & Social Care is seeking to engage an External Examiner for the following Master of Science (MSc) Programmes with immediate effect
  • Vacancy ref: MED 02
  • Programme(s): MSc Advanced Fertility Practice; Gynaecology/Fertility
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
  • 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
The successful applicant will be a qualified nurse or physician with a gynaecology/ fertility background. If you would like to discuss specific information relating to the programmes please email Lesley to arrange a TEAMS call that is convenient for you. Fees and Expenses are payable in line with the University policy. Admission to the University’s External Examiners Register is based on 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 Martyn Davidson, Medical School Assessment Officer (martyn.davidson@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/ Martyn Davidson Assessment Officer Martyn.davidson@edgehill.ac.uk

External Examiner – MBChB Phase 2 Years 3 and 4

Opening Date:
23 Nov 2021
Closing Date:
8 Dec 2021
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Edge Hill University, Faculty of Health & Social Care is seeking to engage an External Examiner for the following Programme with effect from October 2022:
  • Vacancy ref: MED03
  • Programme(s): MBChB Phase two – Years 3 and 4.
  • Closing date: 08/12/2021
External Examiners are typically placed on the Edge Hill University External Examiners Register for a period of four years. Principle duties normally include.
  • Review and approve assessment strategies and guidance that contribute to a student’s final award, and any other assessment material as agreed
  • Visit the University at the least once a year to moderate assessed coursework and examination scripts
  • Attend Year of Study assessment boards
  • Produce an Annual External Examiners Report, aligned to University requirements
  • External Examiners may be invited to engage with students in practice
This would particularly suit a GP/Psychiatrist/Consultant and individuals with an experience of managing middle years of a UK 5 Year MBChB Programme. This may suit someone with an interest in curricula development given the fact Edge Hill University is developing a new medical curriculum. If you would like to discuss specific information relating to the programme and more detail regarding the role, 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 Martyn Davidson (Medical School Assessment Officer) martyn.davidson@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/ Martyn Davidson Medical School Assessment Officer Martyn.davidson@edgehill.ac.uk

External Examiner – MMed Master of Medicine

Opening Date:
23 Nov 2021
Closing Date:
8 Dec 2021
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Edge Hill University, Faculty of Health & Social Care is seeking to engage an External Examiner for the following Programme with Immediate effect:
  • Progamme: MMed Master of Medicine (with multiple pathways)
  • Vacancy ref: MED01
  • Closing Date: 08/12/2021
External Examiners are typically placed on the Edge Hill University External Examiners Register for a period of four years. Principle duties normally include:
  • Review and approve assessment strategies and guidance that contribute to a student’s final award, and any other assessment material as agreed
  • Moderate assessed coursework and examination scripts
  • Attend module assessment boards
  • Produce an Annual External Examiners Report, aligned to University requirements
  • External Examiners may be invited to engage with students in practice
Applicants need to be a qualified physician, be registered with the General Medical Council and be employed at a recognized Medical School. If you would like to discuss specific information relating to the programmes and more detail regarding the role, 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 Martyn Davidson, Medical School Assessment Officer (Martyn.Davidson@edgehill.ac.uk) citing the programme title and 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.

External Examiner – Continuing Professional Development programmes

Opening Date:
23 Nov 2021
Closing Date:
23 Jan 2022
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The Faculty of Health, School of Nursing and Allied Health at Liverpool John Moores University requires an External Examiner for the following Continuing Professional Development programmes: The Continuing Professional Development programme Palliative care for adults, can be studied within the BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care Development award framework, or as a single stand-alone CPD module. The Continuing Professional Development programme, Professional practice in palliative care, can be studied within the MSc Advanced Healthcare Practice (Clinical) award framework, or as a single stand-alone CPD module. Please note the workload does not relate to the full Masters or BSc degree, only the palliative care modules / programmes. As an External Examiner you will be expected to:
  • Be employed in Higher Education
  • Have previous External Examiner experience
  • Moderate samples of essay scripts and other assessed materials, advising the programme teams on the content and standard of assessments
  • Submit module reports and a yearly programme report
  • Liaise with other external examiners at LJMU
  • Attend the Board of Examiners as required
  • Advise on academic misconduct and appeal cases.
Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced lecturers. All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. The appointment will take effect from 1st Oct 2022 and tenure will normally be for a period of four years. Applicants should have previous experience of being an external examiner, and hold current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. If you are interested in this post please send your expression of interest, together with your current CV to Trudy Hutchison, Senior Lecturer & Programme Leader for the two palliative care modules to T.Hutchison@ljmu.ac.uk or 0151 231 4362.

External Examiner – MSc & BSc (Hons) Pre-registration Nursing (Adult)

Opening Date:
18 Nov 2021
Closing Date:
17 Dec 2021
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External Examiner for MSc & BSc (Hons) Pre-registration Nursing (Adult), University of Central Lancashire The University of Central Lancashire is seeking to appoint experienced and suitably qualified academics to act as External Examiners for the Pre-registration Adult Nursing programmes, The School of Nursing has a long tradition of delivering pre-registration nursing programmes, successfully validating and delivering a programme in line with the NMC Standards for Education, since September 2019. The programme delivery includes both full-time direct entry students and apprentice learners. The successful applicant must be registered with the Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC) and have relevant experience of working in adult nursing practice settings as well as teaching on a pre-registration nursing programme. S/he will work with our existing External Examiners to review a number of modules within the pre-registration adult nursing programmes (MSc, BSc and Degree Nurse Apprenticeship). This will include modules delivered at levels 5, 6 and 7, with some of the modules being shared between fields. An induction is provided that the appointee will be expected to attend, and ideally, the external examiner will have had experience of external examining. The External Examiner will be expected to attend the programme assessment board, consider student work and contribute to the overall assessment process. Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced academic staff. All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. Closing date 17/12/2021 The appointment will be with immediate effect and will be for a period of 4 years. To apply, please submit your Curriculum Vitae to hdickinson1@uclan.ac.uk For further information about the programme, please contact Hazel Dickinson Course leader for BSc Pre Registration adult nursing School of Nursing UCLAN Email: hdickinson1@uclan.ac.uk School of Nursing Brook Building University of Central Lancashire Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2HE

Clinical Skills Tutor Urgent/Acute care

Opening Date:
12 Nov 2021
Closing Date:
5 Dec 2021
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Vac. Ref. 3238 Salary £27,924 - £33,309 This is an exciting time for Nursing and Allied Health at Liverpool John Moores University, with an unparalleled expansion in student numbers, significant investment in resources and a growing reputation for innovation and excellence. As a result, the University is looking for talented and passionate individuals who are HCPC or NMC registered who have urgent/acute care experience, to join its rapidly growing simulation team. The School of Nursing and Allied Health is seeking to recruit an enthusiastic, confident and highly motivated Clinical Skills Tutor who will help shape its future direction. You will be required to contribute to the development, delivery and evaluation of clinical skills teaching to our undergraduate and postgraduate health care programmes. The School of Nursing and Allied Health has recently opened a newly refurbished clinical practice simulation building and the intention is to make full use of clinical skills teaching in all its health care delivery. You will need to have the confidence and competence to teach a range of clinical skills and support simulation with experience in urgent/acute care to complement our diverse teams skill set. You will be educated to degree level and have experience in clinical practice. You will demonstrate the current clinical knowledge, experience and assessment skills required to support the development of students. Registration with the Health Care Professions Council or Nursing and Midwifery council is essential. LJMU values diversity and provides a supportive and inclusive environment where everyone can fulfil their potential. For further information and to apply online please visit our website: https://www.ljmu.ac.uk/about-us/vacancies-at-ljmu Alternatively contact the Human Resources Department on email: jobs@ljmu.ac.uk LJMU is committed to achieving equality of opportunity.

BSc (HONS) Behavioural Analysis & Intervention

Opening Date:
4 Oct 2021
Closing Date:
31 Dec 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 Programme with effect from October 2021: • Vacancy ref: NMA006 • Programme: BSc (HONS) Behavioural Analysis & Intervention • Closing date: 31 December 2021 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 • 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 • External Examiners are also invited to engage with students in practice Applicants are required to be part of the NMC professional register as a Registered Nurse. If you would like to discuss specific information relating to the programmes, please contact: James Ridley (Acting Associate Head, Department of Nursing and Midwifery) (ridleyj@edgehill.ac.uk) 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 Susan Wilde, Quality Coordinator (wildes@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/ Susan Wilde Quality Coordinator School of Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professions Faculty of Health, Social Care and Medicine Edge Hill University