Jobs: South West

Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Speech and Language therapy (1.0 FTE)

Opening Date:
30 Nov 2021
Closing Date:
5 Dec 2021
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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Speech and Language therapy Full Time, Permanent Salary: Lecturer £36,261 - £42,661 per annum Senior Lecturer £45,864 - £51,194 per annum AECC University College is a specialist health sciences institution and registered charity, established in 1965, dedicated to providing 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. 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 for Rehabilitation, Sport and Psychology, the successful candidate will contribute to the delivery of clinical education to speech and language therapy and other health professions students within the School’s portfolio of courses. Duties will include teaching and developing students’ knowledge and skills of speech and language therapy interventions; developing applied practice skills for students to apply on placements and oversee the provision of student placements liaising with local placement providers. About the person We seek an enthusiastic and highly motivated UK registered speech and language therapist with experience of working in higher education to join our team. The post holder will have excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills and work in an evidence informed manner with relevant clinical experience, with the potential to also undertake course leadership for the new MSc Speech and Language Therapy (pre-registration) course. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to high quality research as part of a group of staff, developing their research skills and co-authoring peer reviewed publications. They must maintain their own development as a regulated healthcare professional and educator and 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. Applicants must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum & Nationality Act 2006. Benefits
  • Enhanced Employer's Pension contribution (11%)
  • Free car parking where available (Permit Scheme)
  • On-site Canteen
  • Employee Assistance Scheme
  • Death in Service Benefit
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Subsidised gym
  • Staff development event termly
  • Wellbeing week
  • Use of University College library facilities
  • And many more
Contact For an informal discussion please contact Stewart Cotterill on scotterill@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 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: 5th December 2021 Interviews: 15th December 2021 We welcome applications from all sections of the community and value diversity in our workforce. This post will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

Senior Lecturer in Advanced Clinical Practice (1.0 FTE)

Opening Date:
30 Nov 2021
Closing Date:
20 Dec 2021
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Senior Lecturer in Advanced Clinical Practice (1.0 FTE) Full Time, Permanent (part time or job share will be considered) Salary: £46,491 - £53,326 per annum, pro rata AECC University College is a specialist health sciences institution and registered charity, established in 1965, dedicated to providing 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. 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, the successful candidate will contribute to the design, and delivery of the institution’s new postgraduate framework, specifically the Advanced Clinical Practice and First Contact Practitioner courses. They will lead on the practical skills and theoretical knowledge development of healthcare practitioners within the framework as well as contribute to undergraduate education in the areas of history taking, physical examination and diagnosis. About the person We seek an experienced, enthusiastic and highly motivated UK registered health professional with a relevant qualification at Masters level. Candidates would be expected to be HCPC or NMC registered professionals with a strong clinical knowledge and relevant experience. The successful candidate should be very familiar with the advanced practice and first contact landscape in order to actively contribute to the development of these courses. The successful candidate will be research active with a history of publications or have thorough clinical experience and a willingness to become involved in research and knowledge exchange projects. They will be an excellent role model for students and staff alike and support other staff members in their academic development. They must maintain their own development as a regulated healthcare professional and educator and be committed to providing a high-quality experience for students on 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. Applicants must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum & Nationality Act 2006. Benefits
  • Enhanced Employer's Pension contribution (11%)
  • Free car parking where available (Permit Scheme)
  • On-site Canteen
  • Employee Assistance Scheme
  • Death in Service Benefit
  • Cycle to work scheme
And many more 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 complete an online application form. Completed application forms should be submitted by midnight on the closing date. Please note that CV's will not be considered as a substitute for a complete application form. Closing date: 20th December 2021 Interviews: w/c 10th January 2022 We welcome applications from all sections of the community and value diversity in our workforce.

Lecturer in Health Promotion (1.0 FTE)

Opening Date:
30 Nov 2021
Closing Date:
20 Dec 2021
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Lecturer in Health Promotion (1.0 FTE) Full Time, Permanent Salary: £36,261 - £42,661 AECC University College is a specialist health sciences institution and registered charity, established in 1965, dedicated to providing 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. We provide a vibrant and positive inter-professional learning and practice environment, within a caring and inclusive community. 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 Reporting to the Head of School for Chiropractic, the successful candidate will contribute to the delivery and assessment of content related to health promotion, in particular aspects of health psychology, determinants of health and public health. Key to this role will be the ability to work with students to develop the skills needed for effective patient interactions in future clinical practice and the breadth of public health initiatives which are pertinent to primary care. About the person We seek enthusiastic and highly motivated academics with relevant qualifications in health psychology and public health with an ability to develop students’ understanding of psychology and public health as it relates to the scope of practice for chiropractic. The post holder will have excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills with relevant previous experience. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to high quality research either through individual publications or as part of a group of staff. 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. Benefits
  • Enhanced Employer's Pension contribution (11%)
  • Free car parking where available (Permit Scheme)
  • On-site Canteen
  • Employee Assistance Scheme
  • Death in Service Benefit
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Subsidised gym
  • Staff development event termly
  • Wellbeing week
  • Use of University College library facilities
And many more Contact For an informal discussion please contact Philip Dewhurst on pdewhurst@aecc.ac.uk To apply, please view the job description and person specification here and then go to https://www.aecc.ac.uk/about/join-the-team/ to complete an online application form. Completed application forms should be submitted by 9am on the closing date. Please note that CVs will not be considered as a substitute for a complete application form. Closing date: 9am, 20th December 2021 Interviews: w/c 10th January 2022 We welcome applications from all sections of the community and value diversity in our workforce.

Associate Lecturer in Health Promotion

Opening Date:
30 Nov 2021
Closing Date:
22 Dec 2021
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Associate Lecturer in Health Promotion Casual appointment Salary: £25.21 per hour inclusive of holiday pay AECC University College is a specialist health sciences institution and registered charity, established in 1965, dedicated to providing 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. We provide a vibrant and positive inter-professional learning and practice environment, within a caring and inclusive community. About the role The School of Chiropractic is seeking to increase its pool of casual staff who may be asked to contribute to teaching when a need arises. Reporting to the Head of School, successful candidates will contribute to the delivery of health psychology and public health education to chiropractic and other health professions students within the School’s three academic frameworks. About the person Successful candidates will have appropriate qualifications in either health psychology, public health or both with excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills. They will have relevant experience of working in these areas and preferably previous experience teaching in the higher education environment. Applicants must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum & Nationality Act 2006. Benefits
  • On-site Canteen
  • Employee Assistance Scheme
  • Subsidised gym
  • Staff development event termly
  • Wellbeing week
  • Use of University College library facilities
  • And many more
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 complete an online application form. Completed application forms should be submitted by midday on the closing date. Please note that CVs will not be considered as a substitute for a complete application form. Closing date: 12pm, 22nd December 2021 Interviews: ongoing throughout advert period 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.

Lecturer in Exercise and Health (1.0 FTE)

Opening Date:
30 Nov 2021
Closing Date:
20 Dec 2021
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Lecturer in Exercise and Health (1.0 FTE) Full Time, Permanent Salary: £36,261 - £42,661 AECC University College is a specialist health sciences institution established in 1965, dedicated to excellent education, clinical care and applied research. 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. 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 Reporting to the Head of School for Chiropractic, the successful candidate will contribute to the delivery and assessment of content related to exercise prescription, soft tissue massage, and elements of the core sciences. Key to this role will be the ability to work with students to develop the skills needed for effective management of patients from an exercise rehabilitation and soft tissues therapies perspective. About the person We seek an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual with relevant qualifications in healthcare, clinical exercise science, sports therapy or other similar professions with a focus on the clinical application of exercise and the management of soft tissue injuries. The post holder will have excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills with relevant previous experience. The successful candidate will be an exceptional team worker and able to contribute to clinical skills education as part of a multi-professional group of academic staff. They will be expected to contribute to high quality research or knowledge exchange in support of the institution’s strategic development. 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. Benefits
  • Enhanced Employer's Pension contribution (11%)
  • Free car parking where available (Permit Scheme)
  • On-site Canteen
  • Employee Assistance Scheme
  • Death in Service Benefit
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Subsidised gym
  • Staff development event termly
  • Wellbeing week
  • Use of University College library facilities
  • And many more
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 complete an online application form. Completed application forms should be submitted by 9am on the closing date. Please note that CVs will not be considered as a substitute for a complete application form. Closing date: 9am, 20th December 2021 Interviews: w/c 10th January 2022 We welcome applications from all sections of the community and value diversity in our workforce.

External Examiner Urgently Required – BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing

Opening Date:
29 Nov 2021
Closing Date:
17 Dec 2021
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The Department of Nursing Science at Bournemouth University is seeking to appoint an experienced and suitably qualified academic with NMC registration to act as an External Examiner for our pre-registration BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing programme. The programme spans across two campuses and four key practice localities with just under 900 adult nursing students. The post is available with immediate effect and for a period of four years, subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. Successful candidates will work with our existing External Examiners to review a number of academic and practice units within the pre-registration BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing programme, mainly at levels 5 and 6. Key duties include:
  • Reviewing and approving examination papers and assignment briefs that contribute to a student’s final award
  • Moderation of summatively assessed coursework and examination scripts
  • Attendance at assessment boards (usually July and September each year)
  • Completion of an annual report
  • Working collaboratively as a “critical friend” to enhance the pedagogical quality of the programme
The University provides an External Examiner Induction/Briefing seminar in November and March each year to support new and experienced External Examiners. The fee paid to External Examiners per year is £450. We will also require proof of your right to work in the UK prior to the making the appointment. To apply, please submit your Curriculum Vitae to Nikki Glendening or for further information about the programme, please contact Nikki Glendening (Programme Leader) Email: nglendening@bournemouth.ac.uk Closing date: Friday 17th December 2021

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

Opening Date:
29 Nov 2021
Closing Date:
27 Mar 2022
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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. 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 01/08/2022 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
Due to the University’s External Examiner’s Policies & Procedures, we are unable to accept applications from the following institutes 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 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 27th March 2022 or for further information email: sharon.russell@plymouth.ac.uk

Associate Lecturer/ Lecturer University of Bolton (Based at Petroc College – Barnstaple)

Opening Date:
27 Nov 2021
Closing Date:
4 Jan 2022
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Faculty of Health & Wellbeing (School of Nursing & Midwifery) Ref: NMW-200/A The University of Bolton is a “Teaching Intensive, Research Informed” higher education institution whose distinctive high quality, student-focussed, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes attract students from all over the world. Our staff are at the heart of everything we do: they are highly qualified and experienced in their fields, supporting their teaching practice by carrying out quality research and engaging in continuous professional development. Staff pride themselves on being outstanding professionals that provide excellent learning, teaching and applied research and support in the provision of custom-designed, industry led courses in numerous subject areas. We are looking to recruit an Associate Lecturer / Lecturer Nursing due to the successful expansion of the School, but most recently with the expansion of the School in our Partner Satellite colleges and Practice Partners. This role will be based at Petroc College (Barnstaple) and there will be an expectation that the successful candidate will travel to the University of Bolton to attend meetings or other events in order to meet the core business needs as required. The key duties of the role-holder will be to contribute to the teaching and delivery of Nursing programmes, undergraduate and taught postgraduate nursing and related programmes, including the academic and personal support of students are key requirements. In addition to contribute to the student recruitment and admissions of the Nursing Programmes. NMC registration is an essential requirement for this role along with a first degree and preferably a teaching qualification. We are particularly interested in candidates with a contemporary experience in nursing. A commitment to undertaking a PhD, and membership of the Higher Education Academy is a requirement of the post. The successful candidate should demonstrate a practical awareness of current developments in Nurse Education and as well as being able to facilitate the creation and maintenance of a range of links between courses and the health care sector. Salary: In the range of £30,942 - £42,792 per annum *Closing date for applications: 12.00 noon on Tuesday 4 January 2022 Interviews are expected to take place within 4 weeks of the closing date. An application form, job description and person specification can be viewed on our website: https://www.bolton.ac.uk/staffarea/professional-services/abouthr/vacancies or requested by email: jobs@bolton.ac.uk Applicants need to be aware that only a completed application form will be considered, unless it is specifically indicated in an advertisement that a CV will be accepted. Where appropriate, you should include a list of all publications when submitting your application. Please ensure you quote the position reference number on all applications submitted. Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK, for more information please visit https://www.gov.uk/check-uk-visa.

External Examiner BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography with Foundation Ultrasonography- University of Plymouth

Opening Date:
26 Nov 2021
Closing Date:
13 Jan 2022
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We are seeking to appoint a Subject External Examiner for the Pre-registration BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography with Foundation Ultrasonography and the ultrasound modules in the postgraduate MSc Medical Imaging, once approval is complete. These programmes are based within the Peninsula Medical School, Faculty of Health. The BSc programme is a full time 3-year undergraduate programme, which on successful completion leads to eligibility to register with the Health and Care Professionals Council. This position does require the external examiner to be a HCPC registered Diagnostic Radiographer, with a post-graduate specialism in Ultrasound. The appointment will be for 4 years from 01/08/2022 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 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 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 13 January 2022 or for further information about the role email jennifer.jones@plymouth.ac.uk

Provision Lead, NMC OSCEs

Opening Date:
22 Nov 2021
Closing Date:
4 Jan 2022
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Full Time, Fixed Term - Academic This is a fixed term contract until February 2025. Oxford Brookes University is an approved university to conduct the Nursing Midwifery Council (NMC) Test of Competence. There are 4 other approved centres; Ulster University and University of Northampton, University of Northumbria and Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. The approved Test Centre provide Part two of the NMC’s Test of Competence for international nurses and midwives seeking registration with the NMC. Part two is a nursing or midwifery Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE). The OSCE can only be sat after a candidate successfully passes Part one, and it is the NMC who provides authorisation of this. At Oxford Brookes University, we have a Test Centre at Marston Road site, Oxford and a second test centre at the Swindon campus. We run OSCES Monday-Sunday in Swindon, and Monday-Friday in Oxford. The OSCE will simulate a clinical environment and “patient” scenarios which registered nurses and midwives are likely to encounter when they assess, plan, implement and evaluate care. Candidates are expected to utilise a contemporary evidence base and effectively demonstrate safe practical application of nursing and midwifery skills. The Test of Competence is blueprinted against the current UK pre-registration standards and these standards are available on the NMC’s website. We are looking for a Provision Lead to provide successful leadership of the Nursing and Midwifery Competence Test Centre at Oxford Brookes University, leading to high candidate achievement and high levels of candidate, sponsors and collaboration satisfaction, in keeping with University strategy for enhancing the candidate experience. To assist the Operational Manager of the Nursing and Midwifery Competence Test at Oxford Brookes University in the day to day management of the provision. To undertake or support relevant teaching and research in the department. You should have:
  • A higher degree in a subject relevant to nursing, midwifery or health care
  • Current NMC registration as a nurse or midwife
  • Recordable teaching qualification in higher education
  • Experience in the development and delivery of clinical (OSCE) examinations or equivalent
  • Experience in programme and team management
For more information about the Test Centre please see: https://www.brookes.ac.uk/nmc-test-of-competence