Jobs: West Midlands

External Examiner – Occupational Therapy Bachelor of Science with Honours

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13 Sep 2021
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22 Oct 2021
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The School of Allied Health and Community at the University of Worcester is seeking an experienced External Examiner for our BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy course. Please see the following link for the full BSc (Hons) Programme Specification https://www2.worc.ac.uk/aqu/documents/BSc_Occupational_Therapy_2020-21.pdf External Examiners play a central role in the maintenance of the standards of the University’s awards and the currency of the curriculum. They perform this role through:
  • the approval of assessment tasks and examination papers
  • discussions with relevant academic staff
  • the review of samples of student work on modules within the programmes
  • the endorsement of marks to confirm that the marks are an agreed, fully moderated and externally examined set of results
  • the submission of annual reports
  • attendance at appropriate boards of examiners (June)
  • agreement to programme modifications
Ideal applicants should possess the following:
  • Current registration with Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and be members of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists (RCOT)
  • Relevant experience to maintain comparable quality standards
The appointment will start with immediate effect with a duration of four years. Successful applicants will be invited to the university’s External Examiner induction day, which will be held in January 2022. Applications for the post should be made by a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and appropriate covering letter and sent to Dr Alison Blank, Course Lead for BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy at: a.blank@worc.ac.uk

External Examiner – Pre-Registration MSc Nursing Programme

Opening Date:
10 Sep 2021
Closing Date:
30 Sep 2021
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Ranked in the top 6 in England, for Nursing, in the 2022 Complete University Guide , Keele University’s School of Nursing and Midwifery are seeking to appoint an External Examiner for the pre-registration MSc Nursing programme, with immediate effect, for a period of 4 years. The vacancy will involve review of work across all four fields of nursing. External examiners are key in supporting the school and play an important role in maintaining the standards of the University's awards. The role includes:
  • Approval of assessment tasks
  • Reviewing samples of students work, both written and practical assessments.
  • Engagement with practice-based assessment documents and visits to clinical areas.
  • Review of assessment processes and programme modifications
  • Sharing expert knowledge in content delivery and assessment
  • Attendance at relevant examination boards (usually once a year)
  • Submission of annual reports
Please see the course page for more details about the programme https://www.keele.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/undergraduatecourses/mentalhealthnursing/ Essential:
  • Working in a UK HEI with no formal educational links with Keele University in the last 5 years
  • Current registration with the NMC, including a recordable teaching qualification
  • Master’s degree or above in a related subject area.
  • Direct experience of teaching and assessing in the applicable subject area
Previous experience as an external examiner is desirable, but not essential. Applicants should send an expression of interest, by CV to: Sarah Roberts s.c.roberts@keele.ac.uk by the 30th September 2021

Senior Lecturer (Education and Research) in Radiography (Diagnostic Imaging)

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8 Sep 2021
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30 Sep 2021
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We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated individual with a track record of achievement and leadership in the Higher Education sector. This post represents an exciting opportunity for an ambitious individual to join a team of staff in Keele University’s successful School of Allied Health Professions. Responsible to the Head of School, to undertake teaching, research, managerial and administrative duties, as assigned.
  • To act as Programme Director for the Radiography programme.
  • To contribute to the development and delivery of the Radiography programme.
  • To 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.
Key tasks include, to:
  • Contribute to the provision of academic leadership within programmes run by the School
  • Contribute to the delivery and organisation of teaching in the School
  • Contribute to the design and delivery of new programmes
  • Provide strategic planning for School initiatives
You will engage across the range of the School’s activities and support the strategic ambition and direction of the School. You will engage actively in learning and teaching activities, educational innovation and pedagogic development across the School’s curricula. For Senior Lecturing posts you will pursue research that is aligned with one of the Faculty Research Institutes or is otherwise negotiated with the Head of School. You will hold HCPC or an equivalent professional registration and a postgraduate qualification in a relevant discipline/ area. You will have a PhD and demonstrable research capacity. You will have experience of delivering excellent teaching within higher education and your experience of engagement with curriculum development and leadership will enable you to make a significant contribution to the School’s culture, high quality student experience and delivery of its future ambition. The University is committed to operating flexible working practices wherever possible. Part time working will be considered. Keele University values equality and diversity across our workforce and to ensuring our staff community is reflective of the diversity of our student population. In support of these commitments the University welcomes applications from individuals of Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds for all roles. Please note this appointment is subject to both medical clearance by the University’s Occupational Health provider and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check. https://www.keele.ac.uk/ https://www.keele.ac.uk/connect/jobvacancies/

External Examiner – MSc Healthcare Management and Leadership

Opening Date:
8 Sep 2021
Closing Date:
15 Oct 2021
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The Department of Health and Wellbeing, in the School of Allied Health & Community at the University of Worcester is seeking an External Examiner for the following programme:
  • MSc Healthcare Management and Leadership
The MSc Healthcare Management and Leadership is a new course that will begin delivery in 2021. Interested applicants must have relevant knowledge and practice experience in management or leadership in health and social care and have HE experience of teaching, managing and assessing students on similar Postgraduate Degree courses. The role requires external moderation of assessments, attendance at the Boards of Examiners and completion of an Annual External Examiners Report. The appointment will be with immediate effect. Programme details will be provided to the appointee and a full induction day will be offered. Interested applicants can seek further information or should send a CV for consideration to Lisa Mauro-Bracken, Head of Department Health and Well-being, University of Worcester at l.mauro-bracken@worc.ac.uk

Senior Lecturer (Education and Research) in Radiography (Diagnostic Imaging)

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7 Sep 2021
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30 Sep 2021
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Keele University is renowned for its exciting approach to higher education, innovative research, beautiful campus, strong community spirit and excellent student experience. With a turnover in excess of £170 million, over 10,000 students and a total staff of approximately 2000, the University provides high quality teaching across a wide range of academic and vocational subjects and promotes world-class research. Further information can be found at https://www.keele.ac.uk. We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated individual with a track record of achievement and leadership in the Higher Education sector. This post represents an exciting opportunity for an ambitious individual to join a team of staff in Keele University’s successful School of Allied Health Professions. You will engage across the range of the School’s activities and support the strategic ambition and direction of the School. You will engage actively in learning and teaching activities, educational innovation and pedagogic development across the School’s curricula. For Senior Lecturing posts you will pursue research that is aligned with one of the Faculty Research Institutes or is otherwise negotiated with the Head of School. You will hold HCPC or an equivalent professional registration and a postgraduate qualification in a relevant discipline/ area. You will have a PhD and demonstrable research capacity. You will have experience of delivering excellent teaching within higher education and your experience of engagement with curriculum development and leadership will enable you to make a significant contribution to the School’s culture, high quality student experience and delivery of its future ambition. The University is committed to operating flexible working practices wherever possible. Part time working will be considered. Keele University values equality and diversity across our workforce and to ensuring our staff community is reflective of the diversity of our student population. In support of these commitments the University welcomes applications from individuals of Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds for all roles. Please note this appointment is subject to both medical clearance by the University’s Occupational Health provider and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Assistant Professor Diagnostic Radiography

Opening Date:
3 Sep 2021
Closing Date:
17 Oct 2021
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School of Nursing Midwifery and Health Grade: 8 Salary Range: £40,329 to £57,430 per annum Mode: Full Time, Permanent Ref No: REQ008826 Are you an enthusiastic and ambitious HCPC registered Diagnostic Radiographer looking for a new opportunity? Then why not join our new course team on Coventry University’s MSc and BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography courses. Coventry University is achieving an unprecedented level of success, and this is an exciting time to join Coventry University, and the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health. With a University Gold Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) rating, a ranking of 2nd in the UK for Teaching Excellence, our vision is to continue to enhance our position as a leading provider of innovative education and impactful research both nationally and across the world. The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health is the largest School in the University. We have a broad provision of health professions related courses across Dietetics, Nursing, Midwifery, Occupational Therapy, Operating Department Practice, Paramedic and Physiotherapy all leading to professional registration. We also have a large portfolio of CPD courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. We are seeking to recruit enthusiastic and ambitious HCPC registered Diagnostic Radiographer to join our new course team on our MSci and BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography courses. The successful candidate will contribute to the course management, development and delivery of innovative and dynamic diagnostic radiography education through, practical sessions, placement support and related professional and academic activity. The salary is dependent upon the skills and qualifications of the individual. Experience of teaching within higher education is desirable. The University offers academic and professional development and provides a Post Graduate Certificate Teaching Qualification for Lecturers who do not hold a recognised teaching qualification. Informal enquiries should be addressed to Bernice Tighe (Curriculum lead for Allied Health Professions) Email b.tighe@coventry.ac.uk To apply https://staffrecruitment.coventry.ac.uk/tlive_webrecruitment/wrd/run/ETREC107GF.open?VACANCY_ID%3d889968UhwD&WVID=1861420Izv&LANG=USA

Lecturer/Assistant Professor Physiotherapy

Opening Date:
2 Sep 2021
Closing Date:
1 Oct 2021
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Grade 7: £33,806 - £42,800 pro rata per annum Grade 8: £40,329 - £57,430 pro rata per annum Faculty of Health and Life Sciences School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health 0.5 FTE, 1 year FTC (secondment) Would you like to join a dynamic and forward-thinking teaching team? Do you want the opportunity to extend your professional skills with a secondment into academia? Coventry University was one of the first universities to develop apprenticeship routes through their BSc (Hons) physiotherapy course, which started in September 2019 and, more recently, we have approval to deliver our apprenticeships as pre-registration courses on our MSc physiotherapy and leadership courses. From January 2022 we will be delivering these pre-registration apprenticeships, alongside our BSc apprenticeship routes, in London from our new purpose-built facility in Vauxhall. We are committed to working collaboratively across professions and with our partners and would like to invite applications to join our Coventry University team based in London. The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health are looking for motivated and enthusiastic physiotherapists who are interested in secondment opportunities to teach on the apprenticeship being delivered on the London campus. Applications are invited from all specialities within physiotherapy. You will be joining a highly experienced team of educators within the University and be fully integrated into the teaching team both at Coventry and London. You will work alongside our teams on the London campus based in Vauxhall. The role will include delivering education to our apprentices on campus and online using our virtual learning platform. The successful candidate will possess an excellent understanding of their specialist area of practice, and be able to demonstrate research and evidence-informed practice within that area. At assistant professor level, applicants should be able to demonstrate a high level of expertise preferably holding a higher degree in a physiotherapy related subject and be registered with the HCPC. Experience of teaching students, either within a HEI or as a clinical educator, would be advantageous. There are three 0.5 secondment posts in physiotherapy. All of the secondments are for an initial period of 1 year. The post and salary are dependent upon the skills and qualifications of the individual. Job descriptions will be available upon request from the Human Resources Department. The University offers academic and professional development opportunities and provides a Post Graduate Certificate Teaching Qualification leading to HEA accreditation. Informal enquiries should be addressed to: Dr Joanne Opie – hsx392@coventry.ac.uk Interview date: 11/10/21 To apply https://staffrecruitment.coventry.ac.uk/tlive_webrecruitment/wrd/run/ETREC107GF.open?VACANCY_ID%3d462108UhxJ&WVID=1861420Izv&LANG=USA

Clinical Practice Teaching Fellow

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2 Sep 2021
Closing Date:
21 Sep 2021
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Ref: KU00001958 Full time/ Fixed Term 12 months Grade 7 Salary from £33,797 to £41,526 Keele University is renowned for its exciting approach to higher education, innovative research, beautiful campus, strong community spirit and excellent student experience. With a turnover in excess of £170 million, over 10,000 students and a total staff of approximately 2000, the University provides high quality teaching across a wide range of academic and vocational subjects and promotes world-class research. Further information can be found at https://www.keele.ac.uk. This is an exciting opportunity to join our Academic team who are highly dedicated and committed to delivering cutting edge professional education in partnership with students and our clinical colleagues. The team has a range of skills and knowledge in research, education and clinical specialities and this post provides excellent opportunities for collaboration and inter-professional learning and working. The School is proactive and responsive working collaboratively with stakeholders building upon its existing excellent pre-registration undergraduate, post registration undergraduate and post graduate programmes. We are seeking to appoint a number of fixed term [12 months] Teaching Fellows to support the programme delivery of our Nursing programmes and, where appropriate, other programmes within the School portfolio. You should hold current registration with the NMC and hold a Degree or equivalent experience. Ideally you will have recent experience of supporting students within clinical practice or a higher education and or practice setting. The University is committed to operating flexible working practices wherever possible. Keele University values equality and diversity across our workforce and to ensuring our staff community is reflective of the diversity of our student population. In support of these commitments the University welcomes applications from individuals of Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds for all roles. Please note this appointment is subject to both medical clearance by the University’s Occupational Health provider and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check. For full post details and to find out more about working at Keele please visit: www.keele.ac.uk/vacancies Interviews will be held on: 14 October 2021

Lecturer in Adult Nursing (Education and Scholarship)

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2 Sep 2021
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21 Sep 2021
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Ref: KU00001947 Grade 7a/**8 dependant on experience and qualifications Starting salary £35,844 (Grade 7a) / £42,793 (Grade 8) Keele University is renowned for its exciting approach to higher education, innovative research, beautiful campus, strong community spirit and excellent student experience. With a turnover in excess of £170 million, over 10,000 students and a total staff of approximately 2000, the University provides high quality teaching across a wide range of academic and vocational subjects and promotes world-class research. Further information can be found at http://www.keele.ac.uk. This is an exciting opportunity to join our Academic team who are highly dedicated and committed to delivering cutting edge professional education in partnership with students and our clinical colleagues. The team has a range of skills and knowledge in research, education and clinical specialities and this post provides excellent opportunities for collaboration and inter-professional learning and working. The School is proactive and responsive working collaboratively with stakeholders building upon its existing excellent pre-registration undergraduate, post registration undergraduate and post graduate programmes. We are seeking to appoint a talented Lecturer in Adult Nursing who will contribute to the Nursing programmes and, where appropriate, other programmes within the School portfolio. You should hold current registration with the NMC as an Adult Nurse and hold a Degree/Postgraduate Diploma/**Master’s degree in a health related subject. Ideally you will have experience of advance clinical practice, health assessment and hold a prescribing qualification. In addition, you will also have experience of supporting nursing students in a higher education and or practice setting. The University is committed to operating flexible working practices wherever possible. Keele University values equality and diversity across our workforce and to ensuring our staff community is reflective of the diversity of our student population. In support of these commitments the University welcomes applications from individuals of Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds for all roles. OH and DBS Please note this appointment is subject to both medical clearance by the University’s Occupational Health provider and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check. For full post details and to find out more about working at Keele please visit: www.keele.ac.uk/vacancies Interviews will be held on: 14th October 2021

Senior Lecturer – E-PAD Academic Lead

Opening Date:
26 Aug 2021
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20 Sep 2021
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The School of Nursing and Midwifery has an exciting opportunity for a Registered Nurse/Midwife to join an innovative and forwarding thinking team as a Senior Lecturer within our newly established Practice Learning Hub. Our vision as a School of Nursing and Midwifery is to aspire to lead Nursing and Midwifery education. To be the first choice for students and apprentices, colleagues, and employers within Birmingham, across the West Midlands, nationally and globally. The successful applicant will lead on implementing, auditing and evaluating the effectiveness of the online electronic practice assessment document. The successful applicant will offer support, education and advice to our students, academic staff and practice partners and work in close partnership with our regional practice partners to ensure excellence in practice-based learning for all of our students and to continue to increase and diversify our practice learning opportunities for all of our learners. The successful applicant will in addition support the development, delivery, and student assessment within a range of contemporary, evidenced-based modules of study relating to the Future Nurse/Midwife curriculum. Through effective team and partnership working the successful candidate will:
  • Develop and apply inspiring teaching techniques and content that fosters enthusiasm, understanding, and critical enquiry amongst students, through both online and face-to-face teaching delivery.
  • Offer practice and academic guidance across the range of learner levels.
  • Develop strategic internal and external networks.
  • Provide pastoral support, enabling students to thrive and become independent professionals who are proud to be part of Birmingham City University.
  • Be supported to develop research, enterprise, and scholarly activities which are integral to the role.
  • Participate in the core delivery of our courses including the recruitment and selection processes relating to the recruitment of student nurses and thus the future nursing workforce.
Essential criteria for interested applicants include the following:
  • Hold a current NMC Registered Nurse/Midwife registration.
  • Educated to degree level in a clinically relevant subject area.
  • Have previous HEI teaching experience and working supervising and assessing pre-registration nursing learners within the clinical environment.
  • Desirable for the role includes a higher educational award.
Successful applicants will, if necessary, be fully funded and supported through our own teacher training apprenticeship, including full support for study attendance, and the allocation of a dedicated mentor to support them through the learning requirements. We are a supportive, and friendly team who work in close partnership with practice partners and students to create an inspiring learning environment. As a team, we are fully committed to striving for excellence and aim to provide outstanding student experiences. Our facilities are located in a beautiful, leafy campus in the Edgbaston area of Birmingham, next door to the Botanical Gardens with excellent transport connections. Birmingham City University offers attractive benefits which include up to 32 days annual holiday, an index linked contributory pension scheme, and an employee assistance scheme. We encourage applicants to arrange an informal discussion prior to their application; to do so please contact Abbie.FordhamBarnes@bcu.ac.uk