Jobs: West Midlands

External Examiner – BSc Dietetics

Opening Date:
19 May 2022
Closing Date:
6 Jun 2022
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The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health at Coventry University wishes to appoint an External Examiner (from September 2022) to support our current team of external examiners for modules within the BSc Dietetics course. Coventry University offers extensive support for external examiners and holds briefing workshops annually. Further support is also provided by the professional lead, course directors and course administrators. The University normally expects external examiners to attend a minimum of one examination board per year and to complete an annual External Examiner Monitoring Report. The appointed External Examiner will work alongside other external examiners advising and commenting on modules at Coventry University. Applicants are advised that the University applies the following criteria to external examiners:
  • The area of expertise of external examiners is within the area of assessment undertaken;
  • Applicants should have recently been employed (or are still employed) within a university appointment;
  • Applicants must not have been a Coventry University examiner or employee within the last five years;
  • Applicants will have a qualification registered with the HCPC or the NMC, a commitment to interprofessional education and, in addition, ideally will also have external examining experience.
For expressions of interest please send an up-to-date copy of your CV to Robert Davies at ac9606@coventry.ac.uk

External Examiner – Post-Registration Programmes – Keele University

Opening Date:
18 May 2022
Closing Date:
15 Jun 2022
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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 External Examiners for the school’s expanding post-registration portfolio. This role will involve scrutiny of a broad range of modules at both levels 6 and 7. Examples of some of the modules that this role would cover are:
  • Health assessment in clinical practice
  • Advanced work-based practice project
  • An introduction to clinical effectiveness
  • Research for health care professionals
  • Advancing Professional Practice
  • Primary responses in acute care
  • Physical assessment in rheumatological practice
  • Professional Nurse Advocate
  • Care of critically ill women for midwives
The successful applicant would be required to commence in post from September 2022, for a period of 4 years. 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
  • Review of assessment processes and programme modifications
  • Sharing expert knowledge in content delivery and assessment
  • Attendance at relevant examination boards (usually online and usually up to four times a year)
  • Submission of annual reports
Essential:
  • Working in a UK HEI with no formal educational links with Keele University in the last 5 years
  • Current registration with a relevant professional body, including a recordable teaching qualification
  • Relevant academic and/or professional qualifications to at least the level of the qualification being externally examined
Previous experience as an external examiner is desirable, but not essential. Applicants should send an expression of interest, by CV to: Jeni Currie - j.currie@keele.ac.uk

Lecturer in Operating Department Practice x 2

Opening Date:
16 May 2022
Closing Date:
5 Jun 2022
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Birmingham City University is a thriving, modern university with a rich history in the city and the wider region.  With 25,000 students we are focused on teaching excellence and research excellence and place particular emphasis on practice-based programmes that support student employability.  To support the development of the School of Health Sciences we are seeking an exceptional candidate to join us as a lecturer in Operating Department Practice. We are seeking an innovative, ambitious and inspirational lecturer to join our Operating Department Practice (ODP) team. The postholder will support teaching and learning activities across all of our pre-registration ODP courses using a variety of teaching and learning strategies inclusive of simulation. Whilst previous teaching experience is desirable, we are very keen to receive applications from experienced practitioners who are keen to make the move from clinical practice into higher education and who are able to share their knowledge effectively to learners. https://jobs.bcu.ac.uk/Vacancy.aspx?id=4782&forced=1

Lecturer in Physiotherapy (Clinical Placement Expansion)

Opening Date:
11 May 2022
Closing Date:
30 May 2022
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Grade: 7 Salary Range: £34,404.00 to £43,434.00 pro rata per annum Mode: Part Time (0.5 FTE), 6 Months Fixed-Term Contract Ref: REQ009453 Are you interested in developing your professional skills whilst also shaping the future of physiotherapy? Coventry University has expanded its portfolio of physiotherapy courses offering full-time and apprenticeship routes awarded at BSc and pre-registration MSc levels. We also offer post-graduate MSc courses and CPD modules. Due to this recent expansion, the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health have part-time opportunities for motivated and enthusiastic physiotherapists who may be considering a move into academia. These posts are to work within the placements team and to contribute to the continued development of practice placements. The successful candidates must be registered with the HCPC and possess a thorough understanding of their specialist area of physiotherapy practice and be able to demonstrate excellent team working skills. Experience of teaching students, either within a HEI or as a clinical educator, would be advantageous. The posts are fractional (0.5FTE) on an initial 6 months fixed term contract basis. Therefore, these posts are an ideal entry into academia, as they can be combined with a clinical post. The salary is 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 for staff. Coventry University support the development of teaching skills in new members of staff by providing access to a Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice in HE (PgCAPHE). Informal enquiries should be addressed to: Dr Joanne Opie – j.opie@coventry.ac.uk Interviews: week beginning 13th June 2022 To apply please visit: https://staffrecruitment.coventry.ac.uk/tlive_webrecruitment/wrd/run/ETREC107GF.open?VACANCY_ID%3d701771XEEL&WVID=1861420Izv&LANG=USA Closing Date: 30th May 2022

Lecturer in Nursing (Adult)

Opening Date:
11 May 2022
Closing Date:
27 May 2022
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Due to the growth of the nursing provision at UCB, this is an exciting opportunity for a Registered Adult Nurse with current clinical experience, to join our innovative and forwarding thinking nursing team as a Lecturer in Nursing. In this role, the successful applicant will gain experience of teaching and assessing students across the range of Health and Nursing programmes, (including apprenticeships), in our new, purpose-built facilities in Moss House and the Health, Skills and Simulation Suite. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=id5xwZI5VEA The applicant will provide specialist input to ensure that adult nursing principles are embedded in theory and practical sessions, across the nursing degree and nursing associate curricula. Acting also as a Personal Tutor and Link Tutor, the role is multifaceted with the successful applicant supporting students throughout their university journey and their programme of study leading to registration with the NMC. Educated to a minimum of degree level with current registration on the NMC register, is essential for this role, with experience of teaching and assessing students in clinical practice as a Practice Assessor with a knowledge of the Future Nurse: Standards of Proficiency (NMC, 2018). Please indicate on your personal statement on your application form which clinical skills you have current clinical competency. Benefits: 50 days’ paid leave per year Teacher’s pension scheme Private healthcare Excellent staff development opportunities Salary sacrifice car leasing, tech and cycle schemes Heavily-subsidised on-site car parking Hybrid Working Opportunities Free Gym Membership Employee Assistance Programme Closing Date - Friday 27 May 2022 at midday. Standard information: UCB is an equal opportunities employer. UCB has a unique collaborative partnership with the University of Warwick (Ranked sixth in the 2022 Guardian League Tables and named the runner-up in the Times University of the Year 2022 and the Times University of the Year 2022 for Teaching Quality). All applicants for employment at the University will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of the principles of Safeguarding and the PREVENT agenda in the context of further and higher education.

Lecturer or Senior Lecturer or Clinical Lecturer or Clinical Senior Lecturer in Health Leadership (Teaching Focused)

Opening Date:
3 May 2022
Closing Date:
30 May 2022
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Aston Medical School is focused on promoting social mobility, leadership qualities and international connectivity in medicine, whilst addressing the needs of its community through its widening participation pathway, research strategy and emphasis on primary care education and healthcare leadership. We now seek one or more skilled and scholarly individuals with experience in the practice and education of health leadership and quality improvement to support the Programme Director in developing and delivering our innovative Post Graduate Certificate in Health Leadership. This programme is currently offered as an option within the 5-year MBChB programme. While the key components of the programme, and the approach that will be taken, are in place, the appointee will further develop what will be a unique and future-facing programme for our medical students. The post holder/s will have an excellent track record in the field, both as a practitioner and teacher, with a rising trajectory and evidence of impact. The successful post-holder/s will lead one or more of the modules in the programme and teach medical students using a range of formats including large and small group teaching and workshops, e-learning, project work, library research, and reflective practice in the clinical workplace. A track record of scholarship especially within educational development and delivery would be desirable, along with a passion for enabling student learning, and an enthusiasm for cross-discipline working with colleagues across the University and NHS. We encourage informal discussions of the post with the Programme Director. To arrange this, please contact Mrs Janet Drury: Tel +44 (0)121 204 4585 or Email j.m.drury@aston.ac.uk. Applicants are asked to submit a CV along with one application. Applications will be considered for appointment at either Lecturer or Senior Lecturer or Clinical Lecturer or Clinical Senior Lecturer grade, and offers made subject to qualifications and experience. This post will be appointed to on a clinical and/or non-clinical basis.

Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Occupational Therapy

Opening Date:
29 Apr 2022
Closing Date:
29 May 2022
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Overview We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced occupational therapist to join the Department of Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy and Nutritional Therapy in the School of Allied Health and Community. You will join a friendly and supportive team of occupational therapists, physiotherapists and nutritional therapists, who play key roles in the delivery and on-going development of the BSc and MSc (pre-registration) courses in the Department. You should expect to be actively involved in curriculum and module development and design, creatively considering teaching and learning within a dynamic team. Responsibilities for the post will include leading modules and teaching on the occupational therapy courses and supporting practice education. We expect and encourage all staff to participate in a variety of modules in occupational therapy, and other disciplines, at foundation, under-graduate and post-graduate (including pre-registration) level where relevant. This is a full or part-time post. The physiotherapy and occupational therapy staff work as an inter-professional team, teaching collaboratively across shared and profession specific modules at all academic levels and you will be expected to share this philosophy. You may also be involved in teaching Foundation Year students, preparing them for professional education, and will play a part in practice education, undertaking practice visits virtually and in person. As a student-centred inclusive university, your role will include being a Personal and Academic Tutor, to support and encourage students to achieve their potential. You will also supervise students with their dissertation and participate in admissions and recruitment events where we work collaboratively with our colleagues in IMPACT, the university service-user group, who support teaching, recruitment, and curriculum development. In addition, the post holder will be expected to play an active role within the School, which may include involvement in the delivery of CPD activity across a range of programmes. All staff are expected to engage in research or scholarly activity relating to their level of experience to enhance their own professional and academic development. Background The School of Allied Health and Community offers courses ranging from foundation degrees in various specialties in health and social care, to Foundation Years, BSc (Hons) and MSc (pre-registration) level study in a number of disciplines related to Health and Social Care. The School is also developing a range of new CPD provision. The wider College of Health, Life and Environmental Science has an exceptional reputation for excellence and the appointee will further develop the quality of our provision through strong collaboration with our practice partners. For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Dr Kostas Papadopoulos (Head of Department, Principal Lecturer in Physiotherapy) k.papadopoulos@worc.ac.uk https://jobs.worcester.ac.uk/SAHC2211

Lecturer (Teaching) / Senior Lecturer (Teaching) in Adult Nursing

Opening Date:
29 Apr 2022
Closing Date:
29 May 2022
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The University of Worcester has a reputation for contemporary and innovative Nursing and Midwifery provision. Our NMC approved programmes are nationally recognised for their high quality, student satisfaction and sustained high employability of our alumni. In this context, the School of Nursing and Midwifery is seeking to appoint an outstanding academic or practitioner who will join a highly professional and motivated team to teach across our nursing programmes. The post holder will be committed to promoting academic enquiry, helping develop critical thinking in students by supporting safe, effective and evidence-based practice. The focus of this post is on the delivery of our pre-registration portfolio. By providing expert knowledge, you will lead agreed modules, assess students and supervise projects. Participating in professional scholarship and re-validation will also be essential. The candidate should be able to draw upon his or her own subject knowledge to design teaching sessions that maximise the integration of theory to practice. The post holder will be expected to teach a range of core subjects and should have a flexible approach to the subject material they teach. For this role full-time and part-time will be considered. For an informal discussion please contact Head of Department (Pre-registration Nursing) Paul Snelling, p.snelling@worc.ac.uk https://jobs.worcester.ac.uk/SN2212

Lecturer (Teaching) / Senior Lecturer (Teaching) in Adult Nursing (Practice Learning)

Opening Date:
29 Apr 2022
Closing Date:
29 May 2022
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The Three Counties School of Nursing and Midwifery is looking to appoint a motivated registered nurse who is passionate about developing innovative practice learning opportunities for pre-registration students. We encourage applications from practitioners who have acquired expertise in facilitating learning in clinical practice and wish to progress their career in a supportive academic environment, in addition to those more experienced academics who are enthusiastic to further their scholarly focus in practice learning. The successful candidate will join an inspirational team in shaping our future practice learning agenda. This will include contributing to improving practice quality processes, developing and sustaining effective partnerships, exploring creative practice learning opportunities, and sharing your unique ideas to inform curriculum development. You will be supported in your academic development and have the opportunity to contribute to teaching and assessment across a range of practice focused modules. Our placement areas are expanding to include creative and diverse pathways. If you want to make a real difference in shaping our next generation of nurses, please get in touch for an informal discussion. The post holder will be committed to promoting academic enquiry, helping develop critical thinking in students by supporting safe, effective, and evidence-based practice. Participating in professional scholarship and re-validation will also be essential. The candidate should be able to draw upon his or her own subject knowledge to design teaching sessions that maximise the integration of theory to practice. The post holder may be required to teach a range of core subjects and should have a flexible approach to the subject material they teach. For further information, please contact Dr Kay Norman (Head of Practice Learning and Partnerships) k.norman@worc.ac.uk or Dr Paul Snelling (Head of Department Pre-registration Nursing) p.snelling@worc.ac.uk https://jobs.worcester.ac.uk/SN2214

Lecturer (Teaching) / Senior Lecturer (Teaching) in Occupational Therapy

Opening Date:
29 Apr 2022
Closing Date:
29 May 2022
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Overview We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced occupational therapist to join the Department of Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy and Nutritional Therapy in the School of Allied Health and Community. You will join a friendly and supportive team of occupational therapists, physiotherapists and nutritional therapists, who play key roles in the delivery and on-going development of the BSc and MSc (pre-registration) courses in the Department. You should expect to be actively involved in curriculum and module development and design, creatively considering teaching and learning within a dynamic team. Responsibilities for the post will include leading modules and teaching on the occupational therapy courses and supporting practice education. We expect and encourage all staff to participate in a variety of modules in occupational therapy, and other disciplines, at foundation, under-graduate and post-graduate (including pre-registration) level where relevant. This is a full or part-time post. The physiotherapy and occupational therapy staff work as an inter-professional team, teaching collaboratively across shared and profession specific modules at all academic levels and you will be expected to share this philosophy. You may also be involved in teaching Foundation Year students, preparing them for professional education, and will play a part in practice education, undertaking practice visits virtually and in person. As a student-centred inclusive university, your role will include being a Personal and Academic Tutor, to support and encourage students to achieve their potential. You will also supervise students with their dissertation and participate in admissions and recruitment events where we work collaboratively with our colleagues in IMPACT, the university service-user group, who support teaching, recruitment, and curriculum development. In addition, the post holder will be expected to play an active role within the School, which may include involvement in the delivery of CPD activity across a range of programmes. All staff are expected to engage in research or scholarly activity relating to their level of experience to enhance their own professional and academic development. Background The School of Allied Health and Community offers courses ranging from foundation degrees in various specialties in health and social care, to Foundation Years, BSc (Hons) and MSc (pre-registration) level study in a number of disciplines related to Health and Social Care. The School is also developing a range of new CPD provision. The wider College of Health, Life and Environmental Science has an exceptional reputation for excellence and the appointee will further develop the quality of our provision through strong collaboration with our practice partners. For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Dr Kostas Papadopoulos (Head of Department, Principal Lecturer in Physiotherapy) k.papadopoulos@worc.ac.uk https://jobs.worcester.ac.uk/SAHC2212