Jobs: West Midlands

Mental Health Lecturer in Advanced Clinical Practice Secondment

Opening Date:
29 Nov 2021
Closing Date:
19 Dec 2021
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Faculty of Health and Life Science School of Nursing Midwifery and Health Our secondment Lecturer Scheme provides an opportunity for experienced clinicians to work for a prestigious university engaging with the education of future advanced clinical practitioners, part time, whilst remaining in their clinical post. If you are an experienced mental health practitioner with a strong interest in the education and development of trainee advanced clinical practitioners, this two-day secondment opportunity may be of interest to you. As a key member of the Advanced Clinical Practice team you would engage in the delivery of the MSc Advanced Clinical Practice Mental Health pathway. This would involve a range of activities, depending on your experience, including, teaching and assessment across the mental health modules, continuing module development and improving the student experience through the inclusion of up-to-date clinical knowledge and experience. Joining the scheme provides an exciting opportunity to develop knowledge and ability within the Advanced Clinical Practice education pillar. Some seconded colleagues do go on to become permanent lecturers within the Faculty, with the added potential opportunity to undertake a nationally recognised education course. Appointment to a secondment is dependent on approval from your current employer. At least 18 months of working in an advanced mental health role is required. Please submit a CV and a short statement (200 words maximum) indicating why you would like to be considered for the post. Contact: Nicky Parker-Summers, Course Director for MSc ACP, for more details about the role: aa0938@coventry.ac.uk Please submit your applications to Julie Sellars , Curriculum Lead for Advancing Professional Practice: hsx166@coventry.ac.uk Closing date: 19/12/21 To apply https://staffrecruitment.coventry.ac.uk/tlive_webrecruitment/wrd/run/ETREC107GF.open?VACANCY_ID%3d431290VgAQ&WVID=1861420Izv&LANG=USA

External Examiner – BSc Physiotherapy

Opening Date:
25 Nov 2021
Closing Date:
20 Dec 2021
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The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health at Coventry University wishes to appoint an External Examiner to support our current team of external examiners for modules within the BSc Physiotherapy 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 informal enquiries or an application form please contact Pippa Steele, Course Director at ab8461@coventry.ac.uk.

External Examiner – BSc Public Health (Apprenticeship Route)

Opening Date:
25 Nov 2021
Closing Date:
20 Dec 2021
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The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health at Coventry University wishes to appoint an External Examiner to support our current team of external examiners for modules within the BSc Public Health (Apprenticeship Route) 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 informal enquiries or an application form please contact Jane Wright, Course Director at ad2276@coventry.ac.uk.

External Examiners – Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses in Leadership and Management in Health

Opening Date:
25 Nov 2021
Closing Date:
7 Jan 2022
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As a result of continuing growth in the recruitment of students to the MSc Global Healthcare Management courses, the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health at Coventry University is looking to appoint a fourth External Examiner to support its suite of undergraduate and postgraduate courses focussing on Leadership and Management in Health for a four-year term of office. Coventry University offers extensive support for external examiners and holds briefing workshops annually. Further support is also provided by the 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. There are a range of programmes, as follows:
  • MBA - Health Care Sector Pathway
  • MSc Global Healthcare Management
  • MSc Global Healthcare Management with Professional Experience
  • MSc Global Healthcare Management Senior Leaders Apprenticeship
  • UG Continuous Professional Development Open Framework
The MSc programmes are solely located within the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, whereas delivery of the MBA programme is a collaboration between this School and the Coventry Business School. The programmes are either undertaken full-time or part time, campus-based or online. The UG Continuous Professional Development Open Framework is currently being used to deliver accredited leadership courses, to employees of the West Midlands Ambulance Service leading to the award of three levels of UG certificates in Professional Development. Applicants are advised that the University applies the following criteria to external examiner appointments:
  • The area of expertise of external examiners is within the area of assessment undertaken;
  • Applicants are or should have recently been employed (or are still employed) within a university appointment;
  • Applicants must not have been a Coventry University External Examiner within the last five years;
  • Applicants will have a recognized qualification in Leadership and Management also have external examining experience.
Informal enquiries can be made to: Rob Wilson, Curriculum Lead, r.wilson@coventry.ac.uk, or Course Directors, Ikedinachi Ogamba, ad2826@coventry.ac.uk or Ginny Tyler, ac8026@coventry.ac.uk. For an application form please contact Ikedinachi Ogamba and Ginny Tyler.

Professor or Associate Professor of Nursing

Opening Date:
25 Nov 2021
Closing Date:
19 Dec 2021
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The Role The post provides an exciting opportunity to be part of a major ongoing collaboration between the Three Counties School of Nursing and Midwifery at the University of Worcester and Gloucestershire Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. This joint post is offered at either Professor or Associate Professor level subject to experience but in all cases the candidate will be an internationally recognised academic committed to pursuing pioneering research in their field as well as developing research in areas aligning to cross-cutting NHS Trust / College research themes. The appointee will be encouraged to develop new collaborative research group areas in order to develop a Centre of Excellence for Nursing and Midwifery research. This post is offered on a 60/40 model in favour of practice, split between both organisations. This joint post provides a unique opportunity to make a major contribution to the research profile of both organisations and will help develop the nursing and midwifery research capacity and capability to support nurses and midwives to be research active and enable development of a culture of nursing and midwifery academic inquiry. The post holder will be supported as part of the wider University and Trust professors’ group and will work closely with other research leaders in both organisations and will contribute to core research activities, research governance and management duties. There will be an expectation of making a significant contribution to the REF 2027. The University The University of Worcester is a high achieving, award winning, dynamic institution set within an inclusive and engaged community. With multiple accolades for teaching quality, inclusion, contribution to the community and environmental sustainability, the University has been shortlisted as Times Higher Education University of the Year three times in recent years. One of the best Universities for healthcare education, the Three Counties School of Nursing and Midwifery has been shortlisted seven times in the Student Nursing Times Awards for Nursing Provider of the Year. Research is central to the healthcare professions, and we embed research and other evidence into everything we do: in our teaching and learning, our practice, our collaborations with partners, and in our contributions to nursing and midwifery research and scholarship. The Trust: Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest hospital Trusts in the country and provides acute elective and specialist care for the local community across two sites in Gloucester and Cheltenham. The trust has a wide variety of highly skilled, multi-faceted professionals from a host of backgrounds that represent a diverse community. As part of the Trusts Nursing, Midwifery and AHP excellence strategy, NHS England and NHS Improvement have supported the Trust to apply to join the global Pathway to Excellence® accreditation. The Pathway to Excellence® programme is a framework for nursing excellence, that creates a positive practice environment for nursing and midwifery staff. A strong collaboration: Both organisations reflect a supportive, vibrant and collegial community of staff, students, practitioners, and service users who prepare students and support registrants in supporting learning and advancing knowledge and skill through research, education and practice. For more information please contact:

Senior Lecturer Paramedic Science

Opening Date:
24 Nov 2021
Closing Date:
2 Feb 2022
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An exciting opportunity exists for a Senior Lecturer to join our Paramedic Science programme team at Birmingham City University. You will be expected to play a key role driving forward and developing the department portfolio in addition to the teaching and assessment of our pre-registration programme delivery, as well as supporting post-registration programmes and contributing to inter-professional learning opportunities. The post holder will be expected to enhance the research and enterprise agenda of the School and Department, mentor junior members of the academic team and undertake significant roles in the department. You will also be involved in the training and support of clinical mentors and students at clinical placement sites which will include clinical visits, and therefore experience of supporting pre-registration students within the practice environment is essential. This will be a varied, interesting and challenging role, which will require flexibility, and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team. The successful candidate will be an experienced practitioner/academic with significant academic and clinical experience in Paramedic Practice, Prehospital or emergency/urgent care setting, who is able to share their knowledge effectively to learners, through their passion and commitment to education, research and high quality service delivery. You will be registered with either the HCPC. You must be educated to a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and hold or working towards a Masters or Doctoral level studies and able to demonstrate evidence of on-going post-registration professional development, and support will be given to the successful candidate to develop their personal and professional academic portfolio; including the opportunity to undertake our highly regarded Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in HE/Academic Professional Apprenticeship With around 24,000 students from 80 countries, Birmingham City University is a large and diverse place to study. We put students at the heart of everything we do, giving them the best opportunities for future success. The University has an enviable reputation for providing quality, student-focused education in a professional and friendly environment. Our superb courses, state-of-the-art facilities, first-rate staff, and focus on practical skills and professional relevance is producing some of the country’s most employable graduates. The Faculty of Health at Birmingham City University is one of the largest centres for health and social care education in the country. We are proud of our reputation for excellence and are constantly developing and expanding our range of courses to meet tomorrow’s health care needs today. If you wish to know more about this role, or for an informal discussion please contact Charlotte Burnside, Head of Department on 0121 202 4252 or e-mail charlotte.burnside@bcu.ac.uk

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Children’s Nursing

Opening Date:
22 Nov 2021
Closing Date:
5 Dec 2021
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Who is Staffordshire University? We are the Connected University with 100 years of experience and ambition in becoming the UK’s foremost digital Institution. Our main campus is located in Stoke on Trent alongside our Centres of Excellence in Healthcare Education located in Stafford and Shrewsbury. Staffordshire University London’s Digital Institute is our first campus outside the Midlands. With more than 10,000 Full Time Undergraduate and Postgraduate students on campus, we continue to drive innovation and change, aiming to positively disrupt our sector. For our University, it is about so much more than the numbers. In fact, if there’s one thing that sets us apart, it’s our people who are all #ProudToBeStaffs. Every one of our employees goes above and beyond to deliver on our connected mission, responding to the needs of our students, academic partners, businesses and society. Over the past 5 years, we have transformed ourselves into a Gold standard provider of teaching and learning, gaining historically high positions in the UK league tables. With digital skills being at our core, we strive for diversity in all its forms and play an important role in our local communities and regional economies. About the role We are seeking brilliant, friendly, ambitious and inspirational nurses to join our Children’s Nursing lecturing team. The role would include such activities as:
  • Preparing and delivering teaching and learning activity on various aspects of our Children’s, Adult, Nursing Associate and post registration nursing courses
  • Delivery of clinical skills, theory teaching, personal tutoring and assessment
  • Enhancement of the student experience and facilitating ongoing course evaluation and development
  • Engaging with and developing innovative and effective teaching methods to enhance student engagement and achievement
  • Contributing to student recruitment and ongoing promotion of the courses
  • The successful applicant will have extensive experience and knowledge of working as a registered children’s nurse and will be very familiar with the requirements of the role.
  • Effective teamwork and excellent communication skills are essential. Formal teaching experience in higher education is preferred but is not essential for the Lecturer (Grade 7) post. These are considered as essential requirements for the Senior Lecturer role.
The School of Health & Social Care’s ambition is to ensure that we develop the safest practitioners in the sector. To this end patient safety and simulation-based education is a key strand of our work and we would particularly welcome applicants with a passion for patient safety and simulation. Applicants must hold a relevant professional qualification and undergraduate degree and registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council as a registered Children’s nurse is essential. We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community – a place where all can be ourselves and succeed on merit. This post will require the successful candidate to work across the three campus sites (Shrewsbury, Stoke and Stafford) of the School. In return for your dedication, we have a competitive benefits package available
  • Competitive incremental rates of Pay
  • Starting from 29 days Annual Leave (depending on job grade) plus 11 days Bank Holiday and Discretionary days
  • Excellent Pension Scheme
  • Access to continued professional and personal development
  • An opportunity to become part of the wider

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Mental Health Nursing

Opening Date:
19 Nov 2021
Closing Date:
5 Dec 2021
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Who is Staffordshire University? We are the Connected University with 100 years of experience and ambition in becoming the UK’s foremost digital Institution. Our main campus is located in Stoke on Trent alongside our Centres of Excellence in Healthcare Education located in Stafford and Shrewsbury. Staffordshire University London’s Digital Institute is our first campus outside the Midlands. With more than 10,000 Full Time Undergraduate and Postgraduate students on campus, we continue to drive innovation and change, aiming to positively disrupt our sector. For our University, it is about so much more than the numbers. In fact, if there’s one thing that sets us apart, it’s our people who are all #ProudToBeStaffs. Every one of our employees goes above and beyond to deliver on our connected mission, responding to the needs of our students, academic partners, businesses and society. Over the past 5 years, we have transformed ourselves into a Gold standard provider of teaching and learning, gaining historically high positions in the UK league tables. With digital skills being at our core, we strive for diversity in all its forms and play an important role in our local communities and regional economies. About the role We are seeking brilliant, friendly, ambitious and inspirational nurses to join our Mental Health Nursing lecturing team. The role would include such activities as:
  • Preparing and delivering teaching and learning activity on various aspects of our pre and post registration nursing courses. Whilst primarily this teaching will focus on Mental Health Students, the role would include teaching on Adult, Children’s and Nursing Associate courses
  • Delivery of clinical skills, theory teaching, personal tutoring and assessment
  • Enhancement of the student experience and facilitating ongoing course evaluation and development
  • Engaging with and developing innovative and effective teaching methods to enhance student engagement and achievement
  • Contributing to student recruitment and ongoing promotion of the courses
The successful applicant will have extensive experience and knowledge of working as a registered mental health nurse and will be very familiar with the requirements of the role. Effective teamwork and excellent communication skills are essential. Formal teaching experience in higher education is preferred but is not essential for the Lecturer (Grade 7) post. However, these are considered as essential requirements for the Senior Lecturer role. The School of Health & Social Care’s ambition is to ensure that we develop the safest practitioners in the sector. To this end patient safety and simulation-based education is a key strand of our work and we would particularly welcome applicants with a passion for patient safety and simulation. Applicants must hold a relevant professional qualification and undergraduate degree and registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council as a registered mental health nurse is essential. We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community – a place where all can be ourselves and succeed on merit. This post will require the successful candidate to work across the three campus sites (Shrewsbury, Stoke and Stafford) of the School. In return for your dedication, we have a competitive benefits package available

Assistant Professor Advanced Clinical Practice – Health Assessment

Opening Date:
16 Nov 2021
Closing Date:
7 Dec 2021
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Faculty of Health and Life Sciences School of Nursing Midwifery and Health Grade 8 Salary Scale: £40,927 - £58,279 per annum Reference: REQ009085 Due to our continued success and growth the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences is seeking to recruit a committed individual who can deliver high quality and innovative teaching and assessment to Advanced Clinical Practice students within the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health. We are seeking a practicing advanced clinical practitioner with at least three-year’s experience in the role. Applicants must hold a recognised MSc Advanced Clinical Practice and have current registration with their relevant professional body. Applicants should ideally have relevant experience of teaching and learning in Advanced Clinical Practice, including all four-pillar activity (HEE 2017). Experience of delivering academic education and a recognised teaching qualification are desirable, but not essential. We are particularly looking for someone with an interest or experience in the teaching and learning of Health Assessment. As an Assistant Professor you would be required to undertake and lead curriculum development and innovation and be continually looking to improve course content and provision, with particular emphasis on health assessment. Supporting the course director with all aspects of course management will be required including student monitoring, the promotion and marketing of the course, and support admission/recruitment activities as necessary. The University offers academic and professional development and the opportunity to undertake a Post Graduate Certificate Teaching Qualification for individuals who do not hold a recognised teaching qualification. You will be supported to develop your interests in order to progress your career. Salary is dependent on experience. For an informal discussion of the post please contact Nicky Parker-Summers, Course Director ACP aa0938@coventry.ac.uk Closing date: 07/12/21 To apply https://staffrecruitment.coventry.ac.uk/tlive_webrecruitment/wrd/run/ETREC107GF.open?VACANCY_ID%3d289478VYrB&WVID=1861420Izv&LANG=USA

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

Opening Date:
15 Nov 2021
Closing Date:
8 Dec 2021
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for one full time position as a Senior Lecturer/ Lecturer (dependent upon experience) in Radiography (Diagnostic Imaging) in the School of Allied Health Professions, to teach across the School’s undergraduate and postgraduate curriculum. The School offers high quality AHP undergraduate and postgraduate provision and is part of a wider research community via the Faculty Research Institutes. Radiography is an established and growing programme within the School, proudly and consistently recognised as high quality by our graduating students (coming 2nd in the UK for the National Student Survey in both 2020 and 2021), as well as employers. Enjoying excellent facilities, students study in a bespoke Radiography Diagnostic Imaging Suite with state-of-the-art simulation facilities and bespoke digital health hub for image interpretation to support them in their learning. Students also all have inter-professional educational opportunities with other Faculty of Medicine and Health Science students. You will play a part in the development of educational initiatives aligned with the School strategic direction, and will pursue research/ scholarly activities in line with the School focus. You will be an HCPC registered Radiographer with extensive teaching and research or scholarship experience within Higher Education. A Senior Lecturer applicant would have additional experience of leadership within education programmes, academic mentorship of colleagues and experience of providing strategic vision leadership in the development of educational programmes and enterprise. Applications for job share/part-time contracts are welcome. The School is situated at the heart of Keele University’s beautiful and vibrant campus. The University has excellent transport links and is situated within an hour of the cities of Manchester and Birmingham. Informal enquiries are welcome by contacting: Anne O’Brien, Head of School, Email: a.v.o’brien@keele.ac.uk) or Dr Desiree O’Leary, School Director of Education, Email: d.s.o'leary@keele.ac.uk Keele University values equality and diversity across our workforce and to ensuring our staff community is reflective of the diversity of our student population. The School has Athena SWAN bronze status. 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. Keele University employees wishing to apply should login to Employee Self Service and click on the 'View current vacancies' link.