Jobs: South West

External Examiner for CPD modules within the School of Nursing & Midwifery

Opening Date:
19 May 2022
Closing Date:
3 Jul 2022
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Subject External Examiner to look at a variety of CPD modules across level 5, 6 and 7 which feed in to our Professional Development programmes. These programmes are flexible programmes as ‘step-on’, ‘step-off’ with a range of modules delivered in partnership with our local NHS Trusts. This role would oversee approximately 10 modules. Individuals must have with the relevant background, current NMC registration and the appropriate experience and interest to join our External Examiner team. Within our programmes, we offer a variety of clinical and web-based learning modules that are designed to enable a range of students to build a CPD pathway that reflects their area of practice/career. You will need to have a degree of flexibility as modules can come and go within the programme. The appointment will be for 4 years from 01/08/2022 and the commitment required is as follows:
  • To attend via Zoom ‘up to’ three assessment panels a year (in March, June and November) and the submission of external examiner reports
  • To review a range of coursework throughout the year
  • To attend one assessment event per year, if appropriate (for example, OSCE or oral presentation)
  • 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 via Zoom in recognition of the logistical difficulties presented by Plymouth’s geographical location).
Due to the University’s External Examiner’s Policies & Procedures, we are unable to accept applications from the following institutions due to conflicts of interest:
  • Middlesex University
  • London South Bank University
  • University of Wolverhampton
  • Northumbria University
  • University of Southampton
  • States of Guernsey
  • Hertfordshire University
  • Coventry University
  • Kingston University Birmingham City University
  • St George's University of London
  • Edge Hill University
  • Canterbury Christ Church University
  • University of Suffolk
  • Robert Gordon University
  • University of Dundee
  • University of Hull
  • Manchester Metropolitan University
All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. If you would like to be considered for this, please submit a CV by email to health-extex@plymouth.ac.uk by Sunday 3 July 2022 or for further information email: sharon.russell@plymouth.ac.uk

External Examiner – PGDip Social Work

Opening Date:
18 May 2022
Closing Date:
24 Jun 2022
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We are seeking to appoint a Subject External Examiner for the PGDip Social Work at the University of Plymouth. The programme is based within the School of Health Professions, Faculty of Health, and is a newly validated pre-qualifying programme in Social Work. Consequently, the external examiner would be a Social Worker with experience of post-graduate educational provision, and a current registration with Social Work England. Modules to be examined include Social Policy and Law; Professional Practice; Contemporary Social Work Theories and Issues; and Ethics and Values for Social Workers. The appointment will be for 4 years and the commitment required is as follows:
  • To review a range of coursework throughout the year
  • Currently three assessment panels a year (March, June, and November) and the submission of external examiner reports
  • To attend one assessment event per year if appropriate (for example oral presentation)
  • 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 in recognition of the logistical difficulties presented by Plymouth’s geographical location) and at least one face to face visit during the term of office to obtain feedback from staff and to strengthen their engagement with the ongoing teaching and learning process
All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. If you would like to be considered for this, please submit a CV by email to health-extex@plymouth.ac.uk by 24 June 2022 or for further information please contact Andy Jolly on Andrew.jolly@plymouth.ac.uk

External Examiner BSc (Hons) Radiography (Diagnostic Imaging) Degree apprenticeship route University of Plymouth

Opening Date:
13 May 2022
Closing Date:
12 Jun 2022
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We are seeking to appoint a Subject/Award External Examiner for the BSc (Hons) Radiography (Diagnostic Imaging) Degree apprenticeship route This programme are based within the Peninsula Medical School, Faculty of Health. The BSc (Hons) Radiography (Diagnostic Imaging) is a degree apprenticeship programme. This position does require the external examiner to be a HCPC registered Diagnostic Radiographer The appointment will be until 2026 and the commitment required is as follows:
  • To review a range of coursework throughout the year
  • To attend an online assessment panel per year and the submission of 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 via Zoom in recognition of the logistical difficulties presented by Plymouth’s geographical location) to obtain feedback from staff and students on assessment in practice and to strengthen their engagement with the ongoing teaching and learning process.
All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. If you would like to be considered for this role, please submit a CV by email to health-extex@plymouth.ac.uk by 12 June 2022 or for further information about the role email jennifer.jones@plymouth.ac.uk

Portfolio Lead for Practice Learning

Opening Date:
12 May 2022
Closing Date:
10 Jun 2022
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About us: The School of Health and Social Wellbeing is situated in the Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences at UWE, Bristol. The changing shape of contemporary health and social care requires a workforce that can work across boundaries, requiring the HEI sector to evolve to meet the needs of partners and employers in creating an agile workforce. Drivers for the School include: the health and social care sector move to Integrated Care Systems; an identity that resonates with practice partners; a culture of inclusivity, partnership where staff and students can thrive and flourish; an environment which enhances opportunities for multi and inter professional learning, meeting the challenge of educating the healthcare and social care workforce of the future, aligned to the UWE 2030 Strategy. UWE Bristol is a future-focused university, locally embedded with global reach. Our students, relevance and impact are at the heart of everything we do. Our priority is to deliver an outstanding university experience for our students through innovative, practice-led, research-informed courses. To enable the UWE Bristol 2030 strategy the ambition is for the School to be a beacon of choice for contemporary health and social wellbeing higher education for the current and a future workforce, employers and partners. To be a leader in the provision of outstanding integrated practice led learning, teaching and research, seamless in its interface with different professions and partners. The Portfolio Lead for Practice Learning will work across the School holding a key leadership role as part of the School’s Executive team contributing to the development of the School’s values and positive culture. You will contribute to the development and delivery of the School’s Practice Learning Strategy. As part of this you will work closely with programme teams and across the executive to support and enhance practice learning. You will also lead and contribute to a range of projects which relate to practice learning. About you: The key professional qualifications; knowledge; skills and experience we require to enable you to be successful in this role include: current registration with a health and social care professional body; a Master’s degree; significant experience of academic leadership within a higher education institution; effective leadership and interpersonal skills, including the ability to develop excellent working relationships; motivate teams, and working with people and as part of a team to facilitate and encourage a high level of performance; a commitment to quality enhancement to deliver a high level of service; a good level of knowledge and understanding of the issues and demands facing the sector, University, Faculty and School, as well as a commitment to enhance the University’s widening participation, equality and social inclusion agendas. Please see the job description for further details. We offer a wide range of employee benefits including:
  • a generous holiday allowance of 35 days
  • up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year
  • flexible working
  • excellent defined benefit pension schemes
  • access to employee assistance programme
  • ongoing learning and development opportunities
  • family friendly policies and wellbeing initiatives
  • onsite nursery at our Frenchay Campus
  • savings via the Wider Wallet scheme
  • cycle to work scheme

External Examiner – Allied Health Professions (MSc Rehabilitation)

Opening Date:
11 May 2022
Closing Date:
1 Jun 2022
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UWE Bristol, Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences, is seeking for a Field External Examiner to support modules in MSc Rehabilitation to start in October 2022. The post will be for 4 years and includes the need to attend various examination boards. The subject cluster requires a Field External Examiner to represent a range of academic perspectives within the MSc Rehabilitation programme, together with some Independent Study modules (mixture of Level 3 and M). Examples of modules are as follows; however, you may be required to look at modules outside of this subject area: Health Economics Knowledge Mobilisation Contemporary Leadership in Rehabilitation Managing Fatigue in Long Term Health Conditions Evidencing Work Based Learning Long Term Conditions Musculo-skeletal Rehabilitation Neurorehabilitation Independent Study We particularly encourage applications from members of Black and Minority Ethnic communities, as this group is currently underrepresented among external examiners. You will be required to attend examination boards during the year and complete an annual report. The External examiners operational guide can be accessed by using this link: https://www2.uwe.ac.uk/services/Marketing/about-us/cas/EE-ID-Ex-Exam-Operational-Guide.pdf For further information about the roles and provision please contact Carole Irwin (Quality, Governance and Enhancement – School of Health and Social Wellbeing) at hsw.quality@uwe.ac.uk.

External Examiner – Paramedics

Opening Date:
11 May 2022
Closing Date:
1 Jun 2022
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UWE Bristol is seeking for a Field External Examiner in the Department of Allied Health Professionals at the School of Health and Social Wellbeing to start as soon as possible for a period of 4 years, and includes the need to attend various examination boards. The subject cluster requires a Field External Examiner to represent a range of academic perspectives in Paramedics, with the portfolio to include modules at DipHE, BSc and Degree Apprenticeship level. Essential: Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council We particularly encourage applications from members of Black and Minority Ethnic communities, as this group is currently underrepresented among external examiners. You will be required to attend examination boards during the year and complete an annual report. The External examiners operational guide can be accessed by using this link: https://www2.uwe.ac.uk/services/Marketing/about-us/cas/EE-ID-Ex-Exam-Operational-Guide.pdf For further information about the roles and provision please contact the School of Health and Social Wellbeing on hsw.quality@uwe.ac.uk.

External Examiner – School of Health and Social Wellbeing (Optometry)

Opening Date:
11 May 2022
Closing Date:
1 Jun 2022
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The School of Health and Social Wellbeing at The University of the West of England is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified External Examiner for Allied Health Professions. The subject cluster requires a Field External Examiner to represent a range of academic perspectives in Optometry. Essential: Applicants must be registered with the General Optical Council (GOC) The role requires external moderation of assessments, attendance at the Examination boards, completion of an Annual External Examiners Report and potential consultation on programme modifications. The external examiners operational guide can be accessed by using this link: https://www2.uwe.ac.uk/services/Marketing/about-us/cas/EE-ID-Ex-Exam-Operational-Guide.pdf For further information about the roles and provision please contact Carole Irwin (Quality, Governance and Enhancement – School of Health and Social Wellbeing) at hsw.quality@uwe.ac.uk. We particularly encourage applications from members of Black and Minority Ethnic communities, as this group is currently underrepresented among external examiners. Programme details will be provided to the appointees and a full induction day will be offered. Further support will be provided by the Programme Leaders and module teams.

External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy/MOccTh (Hons) Occupational Therapy

Opening Date:
11 May 2022
Closing Date:
19 Jun 2022
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We are seeking to appoint a Subject External Examiner for both the BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy programme and our newly developed integrated Masters in Occupational Therapy. This programme is based within the School of Health Professions, Faculty of Health. The BSc (Hons) in Occupational Therapy is a full time 3-year undergraduate programme, and the MOccTh (Hons) in Occupational Therapy is a four year programme which is running for the first time in this academic year. The MOccTh shares a range of modules with the BSc and also includes some interprofessional modules. On successful completion both programmes lead to eligibility to register with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). This position does require the external examiner to be an Occupational Therapist, have a recordable teaching qualification and a current registration with the HCPC. The appointment will be until the 31 October 2026 and the commitment required is as follows:
  • To review a range of coursework throughout the year
  • To attend an assessment panel per year and the submission of 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 via Zoom in recognition of the logistical difficulties presented by Plymouth’s geographical location) 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.
All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. If you would like to be considered for this role, please submit a CV by email to health-extex@plymouth.ac.uk by Sunday 19th June 2022 or for further information about the role email alison.warren@plymouth.ac.uk or fiona.fraser@plymouth.ac.uk

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Diagnostic Radiography

Opening Date:
28 Apr 2022
Closing Date:
29 May 2022
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Lecturer / Senior Lecturer – Diagnostic Radiography (1.0 FTE or consideration of shared roles up to 1.0 FTE) Full Time, Permanent Salary: Lecturer - £37,587 - £44,114 per annum Senior Lecturer - £47,381 - £52,818 per annum AECC University College is seeking an exceptional academic to help shape our progressive future in the delivery of teaching in the field of Diagnostic Radiography who can contribute to our expanding portfolio of educational courses, research and enterprise activities. AECC University College is a specialist health sciences institution established in 1965, dedicated to excellent education, clinical care and applied research. Based in Bournemouth, our campus is in an attractive setting, just a few minutes’ walk from the beach. Building on its proud heritage, the University College is on an exciting journey of transformation and growth. Based in a beautiful location in Bournemouth, Dorset, we provide a vibrant and positive inter-professional learning and practice environment, within a caring and inclusive community. About the role Reporting to the Head of School of Radiology, the successful candidate will undertake undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in a variety of radiographic disciplines. This role would suit a developing academic looking to further their career, or for a current Diagnostic Radiographer looking to diversify their skills and job role to complement their working practices. Joint academic/clinical roles or will be considered. The successful candidate(s) will contribute to the delivery of Diagnostic Radiography education to a variety of health professions students within the institution. They will also assist with the administration and academic practices involved in the delivery of first class health care education. The Senior Lecturer role will also contribute to the development and delivery of the Radiography courses. They may also play a key role in supporting the strategic ambition and direction of the School including the development of enterprise activities and diversification of educational provision and approaches to delivery. About the person We seek an enthusiastic and highly motivated HCPC registered Radiographer to join our team. The post holder will have excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills and the ability to work well as a member of a team are essential qualities the successful applicant will possess. If you are excited by the opportunity to join AECC University College and help us to realise our ambitious plans, then we look forward to hearing from you. Applicants must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum & Nationality Act 2006. Contact For an informal discussion please contact Philip Hume, Interim Head of School of Radiology via email phume@aecc.ac.uk To apply, please view the job description and person specification via https://www.aecc.ac.uk/about/join-the-team/ and complete an online application form. Completed application forms should be submitted by midnight on the closing date. Please note that CVs will not be considered as a substitute for a complete application form. Closing date: 29th May 2022 Interviews: 13th June 2022 We welcome applications from all sections of the community and value diversity in our workforce. Applications from people from black and minority ethnic groups, which are underrepresented in our workforce are particularly welcomed.

Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Dietetics (1.0 FTE)

Opening Date:
26 Apr 2022
Closing Date:
30 May 2022
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Senior Lecturer - £47,381 - £59,344 per annum, pro rata Associate Professor - £54,992 - £59,344 per annum, pro rata AECC University College is looking to appoint a Senior Lecturer or Associate Professor in dietetics to lead our exciting new pre-registration degree. Located in the beautiful coastal town of Bournemouth, Dorset with a mission to create a healthier society through education, research and clinical care, we are looking for like-minded individuals to join our diverse and growing multi-professional team. We are seeking exceptional academics to help shape our progressive future who can contribute to our developing programme of educational courses, research and enterprise activities working closely with our prestigious network of partners nationally and internationally. The University College is committed to supporting its staff in pursuing scholarship and research in teaching and discipline-based subject areas. About the role Senior Lecturer Reporting to the Associate Professor, the successful candidate will be the inaugural Course Lead for dietetics within the institution, with the opportunity to shape and develop the institution’s new course and work with colleagues to plan the successful delivery of high-quality education and assessment to students. The successful candidate will lead academic delivery on the pre-registration degree and oversee the provision of clinical placements within local NHS trusts. Working with the Associate Professor they will undertake high quality research within dietetic practice and contribute to CPD and professional development activities. Associate Professor Reporting to the Head of School, the successful candidate will be the first dietetic course lead with the opportunity to shape and develop the institution’s new provision. The successful candidate will lead and teach on the pre-registration degree and oversee the provision of clinical placements within local NHS providers. Utilising dedicated clinical teaching spaces, onsite clinical facilities and cutting-edge technology we aim to deliver courses which provide work ready graduates who excel in their chosen field. About the person We seek an enthusiastic and highly motivated dietitian to join our team who is either registered to practice in the UK or eligible to do so with knowledge of the UK higher education sector. The successful candidate will have previous experience of developing and delivering courses in higher education, an ability to foster student learning and development, excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills and a body of research publications in their discipline. The successful candidate must maintain their own development as a registered dietitian and educator and are expected to contribute to the enhancement of pre-registration, post-registration and CPD courses within the School’s portfolio. If you are excited by the opportunity to join AECC University College and help us to realise our ambitious plans, then we look forward to hearing from you. Contact For an informal discussion please contact Philip Dewhurst on pdewhurst@aecc.ac.uk To apply, please go to https://www.aecc.ac.uk/about/join-the-team to view the job description and person specification and then complete an online application form, specifying which role you are applying for in your supporting statement. Closing date: 12pm 30th May 2022 Interviews: 20th June 2022 This post will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check