Jobs: South East

External Examiner – FdSc Health Care Practice Nursing Associates (Higher Apprenticeship) and direct entry

Opening Date:
19 Aug 2024
Closing Date:
22 Sep 2024
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The School of Health and Social Work is looking for an external examiner for its Nursing Associate Programme. The modules form part of the Foundation Degree FdSc in Health Care Practice, and the programme is open to apprentices as well as direct entry students. Applications are invited from suitably qualified, experienced academic staff, who hold current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council and wish to be part of our friendly, supportive, and enthusiastic team developing an additional route into a nursing career pathway. Previous experience of acting in the role of external examiner is desirable but not essential as support will be available for those who have not undertaken the role before. The tenure of appointment is for four years. All external examiner appointments are subject to approval by the Director of the Centre of Academic Quality Assurance at the University. The successful candidate will have access to an on-line induction to familiarise themselves with the role and will have the opportunity to meet the teaching team. If you are interested in applying for this role, please send an expression of interest and detailed Curriculum Vitae outlining your employment history, qualifications, teaching experience and research/scholarly activities, registration number and any previous external examining activity (if applicable) to Ceri Baker. You are most welcome to contact Ceri as above for an informal discussion or further details.

External Examiner – MSc and BSc Professional Development in Health and Social Care

Opening Date:
5 Apr 2024
Closing Date:
31 May 2024
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We are seeking to appoint an external examiner for three programmes which enable staff working in health and social care to develop their professional knowledge to equip them for career advancement. The role requires you to review a small number of modules that are delivered either via a partner Further Education College (New College Swindon) or via our online/on-campus provision offered directly by Oxford Brookes University. Students on the BSc are only completing level 6 study to move professional education that is the equivalent of a Foundation degree or Diploma in HE up to a full BSc (Hons) award. The MSc curriculum allows students to combine previous Continuing Professional Development (CPD) at level 7 with research methods study and a dissertation to create a bespoke Masters that will enhance their careers. The suitable candidate for this role will be currently engaged in teaching of a health or social care degree and they will have experience of supporting students at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The appointment is from the beginning of September 2024 for a term of four years. External Examiners are required to moderate assessments, attend examination committees (online), 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 programme, please do not hesitate to contact Dr Sarah Howcutt, Programme Lead, by emailing: showcutt@brookes.ac.uk If you are interested in the above position, then please send a copy of your CV to the above e-mail address. Salary Range: £500 per annum

Lecturer Pathway Lead School Nursing Health Sciences

Opening Date:
26 Mar 2024
Closing Date:
22 Apr 2024
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Lecturer Pathway Lead School Nursing Health Sciences: Teaching & Learning Location: Guildford Salary: £27,351 to £32,637 per annum pro rata (0.5 FTE) Post Type: Part Time Closing Date: 23.59 hours BST on Monday 22 April 2024 Interview Date: Wednesday 01 May 2024 Reference: 015024 The University of Surrey is a global community of ideas and people, dedicated to life-changing education and research. We are ambitious and have a bold vision of what we want to achieve - shaping ourselves into one of the best universities in the world, which we are achieving through the talents and endeavour of every employee. Our culture empowers people to achieve this aim and to collectively, and individually, make a real difference. The role To build on the expertise within the School of Health Sciences we are seeking to appoint a Lecturer (Teaching track) A or B- Pathway Lead School Nursing (dependant on experience and/or qualifications) to support the Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (SCPHN) School Nursing PG Diploma programme. This is a part-time fixed term contract (up to 2 years). The successful candidate will work alongside colleagues supporting the Post-Graduate NMC approved, specialist practice SCPHN and SPQ programmes. This is a well-established team, with a breath of knowledge and experience, so this opportunity would be perfect for an experienced clinician interested in developing their knowledge and experience in education delivery, learning and teaching, as well as an experienced teacher. The school is a leading provider of quality undergraduate and postgraduate education and is in the top 10 in the UK for research following the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF) assessment and hold Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). The School of Health Sciences offers a wide range of innovative programmes in the field and research within the school is diverse, but focussed in five key areas: Cancer Care, Digital Health and Transformation, Workforce and Wellbeing (WOW) , Long Term Conditions, Maternal and Family health. The School of Health Sciences is located in a newly refurbished facility within the Surrey research Park. Housed in the Kate Granger building, the school has modern and innovative teaching, simulation, and study spaces to support the student journey. Research facilities and staff areas within the school also ensure modern working environments to enhance creativity. How to apply We are always happy to discuss how we can help clinicians move into a role in higher education, this post has great potential to be considered as a secondment opportunity or a full transition to Higher Education. In addition to your salary, you will receive a generous annual leave entitlement and excellent development opportunities. Our benefits package includes final salary pension scheme and childcare assistance. The University is easily accessible by road and rail. The main University campus, Stag Hill, is situated close to the Guildford mainline train station and within a short walk of the town centre. How to apply If you would like to discuss this opportunity further, please contact Felicity Jones, felicity.jones@surrey.ac.uk, Director of Studies Specialist Practice Programmes. Closing date for post: Monday 22nd April 2024. Interviews for this post will be held Wednesday 1st May 2024. https://jobs.surrey.ac.uk/vacancy.aspx?ref=015024

External Examiner – Operating Department Practice Degree Apprenticeship

Opening Date:
19 Mar 2024
Closing Date:
19 Apr 2024
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The School of Health and Care Professions (SHCP) is currently seeking to appoint an External Examiner for the Operating Department Practice Degree Apprenticeship programme, to commence this academic year 24/25. The standard period of appointment for an External Examiner is four academic years. The External Examiners will be required to be present at the SHCP Module Assessment Board and the Board of Examiners’ meetings for the programme (at least one per year) and be available for consultation on assessment and curriculum issues. All appointments are subject to approval by the University External Examiners Nomination Panel. The University runs regular induction seminars for recently appointed External Examiners. The aim of the seminars is to introduce External Examiners to the regulations and procedures of the University of Portsmouth, as well as providing an opportunity to meet University staff and other External Examiners. You will also be invited to visit and attend additional sessions face to face or online with the Operating Department Practice course team. Applicants are invited to submit an expression of interest with current Curriculum Vitae by Friday 19th April 2024 to chris.wells@port.ac.uk. The successful applicants will be sent an External Examiners Proposal Form. The completed proposal form together with the CV will be presented to the University External Examiners Nomination Panel. Applicants should: - be actively involved in ODP degree apprenticeship education and ODP training programmes with experience of assessment in the areas covered by the programme; - hold relevant academic and/or professional qualifications to at least the level of the qualification being externally examined, with extensive practitioner experience; - meet criteria set by professional, statutory or regulatory bodies; - be aware of professional body policies including those of Health and Care Professions Council and Ofsted. For further details please visit: https://staff.port.ac.uk/departments/services/academicregistry/qmd/externalexaminers/ Informal enquiries are welcomed. For further information regarding the programmes please contact Chris Wells, Programme Lead (HCPC), SHCP on 02392 84 3009 or email chris.wells@port.ac.uk

External Examiner, Children and Young Person’s Nursing (University of Surrey)

Opening Date:
19 Mar 2024
Closing Date:
10 May 2024
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The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences requires an External Examiner to support its Professional Preparation Programmes in Children and Young People’s (CYP) Nursing . The External Examiner will be appointed for four years, starting September 2024. 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: BSc CYP Nursing – Levels 4, 5 and 6 For further information and / or discussion of this vacancy please contact: Sarah Clements CYP Nursing Field lead; e-mail s.clements@surrey.ac.uk Application is by submission of Curriculum Vitae by email or post to: Wendy Grosvenor Associate Professor Programme Director of Studies (Nursing) Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences Kate Granger Building 30 Priestley Road Surrey Research Park Guildford Surrey

External Examiner, Mental Health Nursing

Opening Date:
19 Mar 2024
Closing Date:
10 May 2024
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The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences requires an External Examiner to support its Professional Preparation Programmes in Mental Health Nursing. The External Examiner will be appointed for four years, starting September 2024. 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: BSc Mental Health Nursing – Levels 4, 5 and 6 For further information and / or discussion of this vacancy please contact: Colm Treacy, Mental Health Nursing Field lead; e-mail c.treacy@surrey.ac.uk Application is by submission of Curriculum Vitae by email or post to: Wendy Grosvenor Associate Professor Programme Director of Studies (Nursing) Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences Kate Granger Building 30 Priestley Road Surrey Research Park Guildford Surrey Email: w.grosvenor@surrey.ac.uk

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Occupational Therapy

Opening Date:
15 Mar 2024
Closing Date:
28 Apr 2024
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Lecturer Grade 9: £39,347 rising to £42,978 Senior Lecturer Grade 10/11: £45,585 rising to £56,021 Full Time, Permanent - Academic An opportunity has arisen for two motivated Lecturers/Senior Lecturers in Occupational Therapy (OT) to join our team at Oxford Brookes. Located within the Department for Sport, Health Science and Social Work, we provide pre-registration OT programmes at BSc and MSc degree levels. The Occupational Therapy programmes are primarily delivered in the healthcare teaching facilities at the Marston Road site of the University, offering state-of-the art simulation skills labs and teaching facilities, and close to local clinical and research sites of excellence. We would expect our new Lecturers/Senior Lecturers to undertake academic and academic-related responsibilities in the delivery of high quality Occupational Therapy. The successful candidate will contribute to the teaching and supervision of student research projects at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the management, scholarly activity and developmental ambitions of the department, taking responsibility for a programme role as required. The post holder must have a pre-registration degree in Occupational Therapy or a relevant equivalent, and a postgraduate degree in a health and social care related subject or be studying for one. Applicants must be registered with the HCPC as an Occupational Therapist (international applicants are invited if they have commenced the process of registration with the HCPC). Depending on applicant experience, split posts may be considered. Experience required for the post: We are particularly interested in encouraging applications for our Lecturer/Senior Lecturer post from candidates who have the following: • a strong clinical background in Occupational Therapy; clinical experience in physical settings, mental health settings and/or paediatric settings are all invited • a track record of teaching/contributing to teaching and/or module leadership, preferably within a higher education institution • experience of research activity and/or supervising undergraduate student research projects • experience of practice educator supervision of pre-registration Occupational Therapy students • possession of a suitable teaching qualification for a higher education setting (or willingness to complete in post) As one of the largest employers in Oxford we pride ourselves in the great experience we offer our staff. You'll be joining a friendly, professional environment where every member of staff is recognised as important to the success of Oxford Brookes University. To find out more about the benefits of working for Oxford Brookes please visit: www.brookes.ac.uk/job-vacancies/working-at-brookes