Jobs: South East

Head of Nursing

Opening Date:
14 Sep 2021
Closing Date:
10 Oct 2021
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Head of Nursing £51,799 - £60,022 per annum Uxbridge Buckinghamshire New University is an ambitious, modern university; one that is always open to fresh ideas and thinking. Our staff combine the very best professional practice with inspirational teaching. This is an exciting time to join the University, with our new University Strategy – Impact 2022 – and our revised values. The University is poised for the next phase in its development as we seek to develop our impact further, enrich the student experience through innovative and employment-focused education, and realign our professional services in support of our strategic aims. As Head of Nursing at BNU you will join an established senior leadership team to provide strong leadership for nursing teams for all fields of Nursing, (adult, child, mental health and learning disability) and Nursing Associates to promote innovation in nurse education, enhance quality, and student experience. You will lead, develop, and champion nursing; grow nursing programmes and enhance the nurse education. In the role of Head of Nursing you will make a significant contribution to Education, Professional Practice and research, develop high quality student centred academic programmes underpinned by academic scholarship (research, knowledge exchange and professional practice). You will strengthen the external profile for nursing at BNU for practice, education, innovation, research and enterprise, maintain and grow their own national profile in nursing in education, practice and /or research, enterprise and innovation. For this role you will require current registration with the NMC as a nurse, you will be qualified to masters level in a relevant subject and be a highly skilled leader and manager. You will need to have extensive experience and be able to demonstrate depth of understanding of nurse education including current opportunities and challenges. If you have the qualities and attributes representative of the University’s values and ambition, we would be delighted to hear from you. What you can expect in return are excellent employment benefits including: training, development and research support, a generous holiday entitlement, contributory pension scheme, discounted gym membership and a range of staff discounts with major retailers. For further information or an informal discussion about this role please contact Lisa Reynolds (Head of School) Lisa.Reynolds@bucks.ac.uk All applications are to be made in full and online at https://jobs.bucks.ac.uk/vacancy/head-of-nursing-452116.html. The University operates an anonymised shortlisting process and therefore any uploaded CV’s or supporting documents must not include your name and personal details. Closing Date: 10 October 2021 Interview Date: to be confirmed At Bucks New University equality of opportunity and diversity is at the heart of all we do and fully integrated into our values. Our aim is to create an inclusive environment where everyone thrives and feels a sense of belonging. We are committed to diversity and welcome applications from different backgrounds and experiences. Bucks New University is a Disability Confident employer and as such you will be given the opportunity to declare a disability as part of the application process. The University is also committed to achieving the Race Equality Charter.

External Examiner – Physician Associate PGDip

Opening Date:
10 Sep 2021
Closing Date:
8 Oct 2021
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The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences requires an External Examiner to support its Professional Preparation Programmes in Physician Associate Studies. The External Examiner will be appointed for four years, starting January 2022. They are expected and encouraged to comment on the content of the subject area particularly regarding subject benchmarks, the structure of the programme, the appropriateness of the assessment procedures and the general conduct of the assessment process. An External Examiner is required for the following programmes:
  • PGDip Physician Associate studies – Level 7
Application is by submission of Curriculum Vitae by email or post to Dr Jia Doulton, Programme Lead PA PGDip. For further information and / or discussion of this vacancy please contact: Dr Jia Doulton Programme Lead PA PGDip School of Health Sciences Kate Granger Building, Priestley Road, Surrey Research Park, Guildford, GU2 7YH Telephone 01483 684372 or e-mail w.doulton@surrey.ac.uk

External Examiner – BSc Professional Development in Health and Social Care and MSc Health Sciences (Open Award)

Opening Date:
10 Aug 2021
Closing Date:
30 Sep 2021
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We are seeking to appoint an external examiner for the BSc Professional Development in Health and Social Care and MSc Health Sciences (Open Award) within the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Oxford Brookes University. The BSc award is a one-year top up award to allow individuals with a Diploma in Higher Education or equivalent to build their study to a full degree. These students will normally be working in health and social care and will be offered a suite of modules which will increase their understanding of how research evidence and theory can enhance their practice. The MSc award can be studied full-time or part-time on-campus or online. Students choose from across the range of modules in the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences to build a bespoke programme at level 7. They can also bring in credit from prior postgraduate CPD credit. All students undertake a research methods module and dissertation to complete their MSc. The suitable candidate for this role will be currently engaged in teaching of a cognate subject at BSc and MSc level. Experience of external examining is desirable. The appointment is from the beginning of December 2021 for a term of four years. External Examiners are required to moderate assessments, attend examination committees, and to complete an annual report. External Examiners are also requested to provide comments on proposed modifications to modules and the development of new modules, within their area of expertise. If you would like further information relating to the programmes, please do not hesitate to contact Dr Sarah Howcutt, Programme Lead, by emailing: showcutt@brookes.ac.uk