Jobs: Northern Ireland

External Examiner – Post Registration Nursing

Opening Date:
22 Jun 2022
Closing Date:
1 Aug 2022
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The School of Nursing and Midwifery at Queen’s University Belfast is seeking to appoint an External Examiner. The appointment is to our Post Registration Nursing Examination Boards for BSc Health Studies and Specialist Practice programmes at level 6 and level 7. Experienced External Examiners would be preferred but those seeking a first position and having relevant clinical and educational experience will also be considered. All applicants must be at Senior Lecturer level or above. It is anticipated this post will commence from 1 October 2022 for a period of 4 years. Full course details and documentation will be provided to the appointee with an induction at the University on appointment. The post requires external moderation of assessments, completion of an annual monitoring report, attendance at the relevant Board of Examiner meetings and may be required to meet with students and practice assessors which could be either in-practice or on-line. If you would like further details regarding this post please contact Anne Kearney - a.kearney@qub.ac.uk Interested parties are invited to send a copy of their CV, a covering letter and URL for your institutional profile to Anne Kearney a.kearney@qub.ac.uk. The closing date for applications is Monday 1 August 2022.

External Examiner – Specialist Nursing modules

Opening Date:
20 Jun 2022
Closing Date:
1 Aug 2022
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We are seeking to appoint an External Examiner for our Specialist Nursing, Specialist Focus modules in the above pathways based in the School of Nursing. The NMC approved Specialist Nursing BSc Hons and PG Dip programmes are delivered over one year full time (Community Childrens) and two years part time (Diabetes, Stroke, Specialist Adult, Emergency Care and Palliative Care) and meet the NMC Standards for Specialist Nursing (NMC 2001). Those students who successfully complete the programme are eligible to have this specialist practice qualification registered with the Nursing & Midwifery Council. This position requires the External Examiner to preferably have a Specialist Practice Qualification or requisite clinical experience and knowledge of the delivery of such NMC approved programmes. These programmes will be undergoing change in the future to align with the NMC Specialist Nursing Standards for Post Registration Education Programmes leading to Community Nursing Specialist Practice Qualifications. The appointment will be from the 1st October 2022 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 the Board of Examiners at least once a year and to submit an annual external examiner report.
  • To engage in communication with the programme team
  • To carry out at least one interim engagement per year (which may take the form of a ‘virtual’ visit by video conference/Skype) and at least one face to face visit during the term of office to obtain feedback from staff and students on assessment in practice and to strengthen their engagement with the ongoing teaching and learning process.
  • To support in the approval processes of NMC programmes.

Teaching Assistant – Adult Nursing

Opening Date:
13 Jun 2022
Closing Date:
18 Jul 2022
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Established in 1991, Queen's School of Nursing & Midwifery provides a range of innovative programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate level, which prepare nurses, midwives and healthcare professionals for leadership roles in clinical care, teaching, management and research. With approximately 3,500 students, the School has one of the most extensive portfolios of programmes of any nursing and midwifery school in the UK or Ireland. The overall vision of the School is to provide a learning community committed to excellence in teaching, research, scholarship and practice that contributes to local and global efforts to improve the health and wellbeing of society. In doing so, we seek to prepare internationally recognised graduates for roles that enhance the health and wellbeing of society and to demonstrate leadership in the advancement of the disciplines of nursing and midwifery. In order to be the best, we strive to work with and attract the best talent to the University and due to continued growth, we currently have a number of Teaching Assistant posts within the School in the field of Adult Nursing. This is a fantastic opportunity to be a key contributor, providing a high quality, exceptional and transformative educational experience to students in an innovative and high-tech learning environment. Queen's are committed to encouraging and fostering a gender balance within the University and the School are proud holders of a Silver Athena SWAN Award. We are committed to creating an environment in which everyone can reach their true potential and in which male and female have equality of opportunities for career development and learning. We actively encourage males to the nursing programme to dispel the view of nursing as a female profession and to increase the number of men in healthcare. (For further information on our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion please visit: www.qub.ac.uk/diversity; www.qub.ac.uk/qgi and www.qub.ac.uk/sites/StaffGateway/StaffNetworks/) The successful candidate must have and your CV/Cover letter (or application form) should clearly demonstrate you have: Relevant nursing qualification (RN Adult Nursing on the live NMC Register). BSc in Health-related discipline. Substantial relevant recent clinical experience. Experience of teaching in a clinical setting Basic ICT skills/experience. Informal enquiries may be directed to: Ms Johanna McMullan  j.mcmullan@qub.ac.uk Information about the School can be found at: School of Nursing and Midwifery | Queen's University Belfast (qub.ac.uk) At Queen’s our people are at the heart of everything we do. As a staff member you will become part of a vibrant organisational culture, which will provide you with the opportunity to achieve your full potential and enhance your career through a continuous focus on learning and development. We offer an excellent employment package that includes: Great terms & conditions; Pension schemes; Flexible working by enabling you to design your working week in collaboration with your manager through a blend of remote and office working; Family-friendly initiatives; Career development opportunities; Support for health & mental wellbeing; Generous holiday entitlement of 8 weeks a year (made up of 23 days annual leave, 10 closure days and 9 bank holidays) For further information about the role including the essential and desirable criteria please visit www.qub.ac.uk/jobs