Jobs: South West

Professor in Rehabilitation

Opening Date:
16 Sep 2021
Closing Date:
6 Oct 2021
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About us: The Professor in Rehabilitation will be located in the interdisciplinary School of Health and Social Wellbeing and contribute to an area of research relevant to the Centre for Health and Clinical Research which conducts excellent research and evaluation and supports its broad application to benefit the health and wellbeing of individuals and society. Responsibilities of this position will be to support excellence in Rehabilitation research with impact into professional practice, teaching and learning, and other aspects of knowledge exchange and/or knowledge transfer. About you: You will be a leading authority in rehabilitation research recognised at national and international level including a significant publication record as well as an extensive and sustained track record of securing funding from a range of sources. You will have successfully supervised at doctoral level and be able to demonstrate success in developing networks, partnerships and collaborations of demonstrable importance to the Centre for Health and Clinical Research. You will be able to demonstrate evidence of significant and successful leadership and management of projects, teams and people, including developing and mentoring others. This post is based at our Glenside Campus which is set within beautiful grounds in Stapleton, just three miles north east of Bristol City Centre. Regular bus services link the campus to the main Frenchay site, the city centre and surrounding areas, and nearby Bristol Parkway train station. Home to UWE's Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences, Glenside Campus offers excellent teaching facilities, these include a selection of inter-professional simulation suites, enabling students to practice and develop professional competencies, and one of the best health care libraries in England. Bristol is a city that’s famous for its rebellious streak, independent thinking, unique style and edgy creativity. Home to over 460,000 people hailing from 187 different countries – you can find over 91 different languages spoken here, and 45 religions practised. Topping polls on a regular basis, Bristol isn’t just a great place to live, but a great place to work. Why UWE Bristol? We are one of the largest providers of Higher Education in the South West with 32,000 students, 250,000 alumni and 4,000 staff from across the globe. We are both globally connected and regionally embedded, with a strong network of employer and partner connections. We are an ambitious and values led university. We're focused on solving future global challenges through outstanding learning, world-leading research and a culture of enterprise and we are looking for people who share our core values to help us achieve those aims. With inclusivity as a core value, UWE Bristol recognises the power of a truly diverse university community. We support and celebrate the diversity of our staff and students as a key driver for innovation and success, promoting pathways and achievements to inspire and generate confidence and ambition. Further information If you would like an informal discussion about this opportunity please contact Professor Fiona Cramp on 0117 3288501or email: fiona.cramp@uwe.ac.uk This is a permanent post and is full-time. It is available on a job share basis for applicants wishing to work part time. This post requires basic DBS clearance.

External Examiner – Joint BSc (Hons) Professional Development in Health and Social Care MSc Advanced Professional Practice (Nursing and Midwifery Professions), CPD modules

Opening Date:
10 Sep 2021
Closing Date:
31 Oct 2021
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External Examiner to look at a variety of CPD level 5,6 and 7 modules which feed in to the BSc (Hons) Professional Development in Health and Social Care programme and the MSc Advanced Professional Practice (Nursing and Midwifery Professions) programme. These programmes are run jointly and based within the Faculty of Health: Medicine, Dentistry and Human Sciences. They are a ‘step-on’, ‘step-off’ range of modules; over 100 of these modules are delivered in partnership with our local NHS Trusts. 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 01/08/2021 and the commitment required is as follows:
  • To attend 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 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 or for further information email: sharon.russell@plymouth.ac.uk

External Examiner – Nursing and Midwifery (Non Medical Prescribing) from October 2021

Opening Date:
10 Sep 2021
Closing Date:
21 Sep 2021
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The School of Health and Social Wellbeing at The University of the West of England is seeking to appoint an experienced and suitably qualified External Examiner for Non-Medical Prescribing This is an exciting opportunity to support the Department of Nursing and Midwifery which delivers multi-professional Independent and Supplementary prescribing programmes across the South West. The programme has accreditations with the NMC, the GPhC and the HCPC. Essential: Applicants must be registered with the NMC or GPhC and hold V300 qualification/registration Interested applicants must have relevant knowledge and experience in Non -Medical prescribing and have HE experience of teaching, managing and assessing students. We particularly encourage applications from members of Black and Minority Ethnic communities, as this group is currently underrepresented among external examiners. We will support applicants who do not have prior experience of being an External Examiner. 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 Programme details will be provided to the appointee and a full induction day will be offered. Further support will be provided by the Programme Leaders and module teams. The appointment will be with effect from October 2021 and will be for a period of four years (shorter tenures will be considered on request). For further information about the roles and provision please contact Carole Irwin or Jo Jones (Quality, Governance and Enhancement – School of Health and Social Wellbeing) at hsw.quality@uwe.ac.uk.

External Examiners – Adult Nursing from October 2021

Opening Date:
10 Sep 2021
Closing Date:
21 Sep 2021
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The School of Health and Social Wellbeing at The University of the West of England is seeking to appoint two suitably qualified External Examiners for Adult Nursing. Experience in Primary would be desirable. Essential: Applicants must be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. 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. You may also be required to provide scrutiny for our Collaborative Partners. 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 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. To apply, please send your expression of interest and a CV to externalsreport@uwe.ac.uk. Please state ‘Adult Nursing’ in the subject box.

External Examiner – Nursing & Midwifery (Mental Health) from October 2021

Opening Date:
10 Sep 2021
Closing Date:
21 Sep 2021
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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 Mental Health nursing. Essential: Applicants must be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. 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 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. To apply, please send your expression of interest and a CV to externalsreport@uwe.ac.uk. Please state ‘Mental Health Nursing’ in the subject box. This post will begin October 2021 for a period of 4 years.

External Examiner – Nursing Midwifery (Child Nursing) from October 2021

Opening Date:
10 Sep 2021
Closing Date:
21 Sep 2021
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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 Child Nursing. Essential: Applicants must be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. 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 The appointment will be with effect from October 2021 and will be for a period of four years (shorter tenures will be considered on request). 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. To apply, please send your expression of interest and a CV to externalsreport@uwe.ac.uk. Please state ‘Child Nursing’ in the subject box.

Professor in Rehabilitation

Opening Date:
9 Sep 2021
Closing Date:
6 Oct 2021
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Salary Range:
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About us: The Professor in Rehabilitation will be located in the interdisciplinary School of Health and Social Wellbeing and contribute to an area of research relevant to the Centre for Health and Clinical Research which conducts excellent research and evaluation and supports its broad application to benefit the health and wellbeing of individuals and society. Responsibilities of this position will be to support excellence in Rehabilitation research with impact into professional practice, teaching and learning, and other aspects of knowledge exchange and/or knowledge transfer. About you: You will be a leading authority in rehabilitation research recognised at national and international level including a significant publication record as well as an extensive and sustained track record of securing funding from a range of sources. You will have successfully supervised at doctoral level and be able to demonstrate success in developing networks, partnerships and collaborations of demonstrable importance to the Centre for Health and Clinical Research. You will be able to demonstrate evidence of significant and successful leadership and management of projects, teams and people, including developing and mentoring others. Why UWE Bristol? We are one of the largest providers of Higher Education in the South West with 32,000 students, 250,000 alumni and 4,000 staff from across the globe. We are both globally connected and regionally embedded, with a strong network of employer and partner connections. We have a lot to be proud of at UWE, our achievements include scoring above sector average for student satisfaction, we have TEF Gold status and are ranked 21st in The Guardian Best UK Universities 2021 and 29th in the latest Times Higher Education 'Table of Tables'. We are an ambitious and values led university. We're focused on solving future global challenges through outstanding learning, world-leading research and a culture of enterprise and we are looking for people who share our core values to help us achieve those aims. With inclusivity as a core value, UWE Bristol recognises the power of a truly diverse university community. We support and celebrate the diversity of our staff and students as a key driver for innovation and success, promoting pathways and achievements to inspire and generate confidence and ambition. We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian, Multiple Heritage or Other Minority Ethnic candidates as we are currently under-represented in these areas within UWE Bristol however all appointments are made on merit. Add your individuality to ours Proud to be part of a vibrant, multicultural city that celebrates diversity, we’re always on the lookout for talented people from all backgrounds to join us. Our people are our strength, and diversity enhances our creativity and leads to better decision-making and problem-solving. Bring your talent and ambition to our growing staff community of over 4,000 individuals and find yourself in a stimulating and supportive environment where you’ll thrive. Add your individuality to ours to help set us apart.

Senior Lecturer in Children and Young People Nursing (0.5 FTE)

Opening Date:
9 Sep 2021
Closing Date:
6 Oct 2021
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A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join the Children and Young People Nursing team within the Faculty of Health and Applied Science at the University of the West of England. This is an exciting time to actively contribute to new pathways developed for the present and “future nurse” education and beyond registration. You will join a passionate and dedicated team, who is committed to enhancing the health and social wellbeing of children, young people and their families’. The Children and Young People Nursing Team is part of the wider nursing family and aims to engage and transform the lives of whom we support. We are seeking an enthusiastic, inspiring, adaptable and innovative individual to join our team permanently who are willing to work in partnership with practice partners across the South West region, and make a meaningful contribution to transforming healthcare practice and delivering the workforce of tomorrow. The Children and Young Peoples’ Nursing provision at UWE enjoys a positive partnership with many practice partners, which has been built over many years. Integral to the Future Nurse programme, is co-production with CYP, their families and service users in the development and delivery of the programme. As an active member of the team, you will have the opportunity to develop and contribute to your own CPD portfolio and the wider aspiration of UWE. The Faculty of Health and Applied Science success is built upon learning activities and opportunities that enhance the student experience and journey through innovative teaching, learning and assessment strategies. You will contribute to both pre and postgraduate learning disability nursing and those from other fields of nursing and allied professionals. You will be passionate, motivated and have a strong contemporary clinical practice background and experience in teaching and assessment in higher education or clinical practice. Knowledge of the contemporary theories and concepts that underpin CYP Nursing practice as well as the wider nursing fields is essential. Additionally, you must be registered and practising as a Children and Young Peoples Nurse and possess strong evidence of continued professional development in health/education related subjects. In return, you can look forward to joining a thriving academic community. This is an invigorating time at UWE and we are an inclusive organisation who are looking to diversify our workforce and welcome all applications, including under-represented groups including Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic groups. Add your individuality to ours Proud to be part of a vibrant, multicultural city that celebrates diversity, we’re always on the lookout for talented people from all backgrounds to join us. Our people are our strength, and diversity enhances our creativity and leads to better decision-making and problem-solving. Bring your talent and ambition to our growing staff community of over 4,000 individuals and find yourself in a stimulating and supportive environment where you’ll thrive. Add your individuality to ours to help set us apart.

External Examiner – MSc Psychology School of Psychology

Opening Date:
9 Sep 2021
Closing Date:
31 Oct 2021
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We are seeking to appoint a Subject External Examiner for the MSc Psychology-(conversion) programme. The programme is based within the School of Psychology, Faculty of Health. Examples of modules requiring review include:
  • Individual Differences, Social and Developmental Psychology
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Research Skills in Practice
  • Cognition and Biological Psychology
  • MSc Research Project
The ideal candidate will have experience in teaching and examining at a UK HE institution and have specific subject knowledge in relation to the examples of the modules given above. The appointment will be for 4 years, commencing 1st October 2021 – 31st December 2025. The commitment required is as follows:
  • 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 by video conference/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 to strengthen their engagement with the ongoing teaching and learning process (subject to national restrictions due to Covid-19).
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 31st October 2021 or for further information please contact: Dr Sonja Heintz (Programme Leader), sonja.heintz@plymouth.ac.uk

Professor in Frailty

Opening Date:
9 Sep 2021
Closing Date:
6 Oct 2021
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About us: The Professor in Frailty will be located in the interdisciplinary School of Health and Social Wellbeing and contribute to an area of research relevant to the Centre for Health and Clinical Research which conducts excellent research and evaluation and supports its broad application to benefit the health and wellbeing of individuals and society. Responsibilities of this position will be to support excellence in Frailty research with impact into professional practice, teaching and learning, and other aspects of knowledge exchange and/or knowledge transfer. About you: You will be a leading authority in frailty research recognised at national and international level including a significant publication record as well as an extensive and sustained track record of securing funding from a range of sources. You will have successfully supervised at doctoral level and be able to demonstrate success in developing networks, partnerships and collaborations of demonstrable importance to the Centre for Health and Clinical Research. You will be able to demonstrate evidence of significant and successful leadership and management of projects, teams and people, including developing and mentoring others. This post is based at our Glenside Campus which is set within beautiful grounds in Stapleton, just three miles north east of Bristol City Centre. Regular bus services link the campus to the main Frenchay site, the city centre and surrounding areas, and nearby Bristol Parkway train station. Home to UWE's Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences, Glenside Campus offers excellent teaching facilities, these include a selection of inter-professional simulation suites, enabling students to practice and develop professional competencies, and one of the best health care libraries in England. Bristol is a city that’s famous for its rebellious streak, independent thinking, unique style and edgy creativity. Home to over 460,000 people hailing from 187 different countries – you can find over 91 different languages spoken here, and 45 religions practised. Topping polls on a regular basis, Bristol isn’t just a great place to live, but a great place to work. Why UWE Bristol? We are one of the largest providers of Higher Education in the South West with 32,000 students, 250,000 alumni and 4,000 staff from across the globe. We are both globally connected and regionally embedded, with a strong network of employer and partner connections. We are an ambitious and values led university. We're focused on solving future global challenges through outstanding learning, world-leading research and a culture of enterprise and we are looking for people who share our core values to help us achieve those aims. With inclusivity as a core value, UWE Bristol recognises the power of a truly diverse university community. We support and celebrate the diversity of our staff and students as a key driver for innovation and success, promoting pathways and achievements to inspire and generate confidence and ambition. Further information If you would like an informal discussion about this opportunity please contact Professor Fiona Cramp on 0117 3288501or email: fiona.cramp@uwe.ac.uk This is a permanent post and is full-time. It is available on a job share basis for applicants wishing to work part time. This post requires basic DBS clearance.