Jobs: Yorkshire and Humberside

External Examiner – MNurse Programme

Opening Date:
15 Sep 2021
Closing Date:
1 Oct 2021
Salary Range:
The Faculty of Health Studies is seeking to appoint an external examiner for our new MNurse programme. This is an integrated Masters programme with dual qualification in either Adult and Mental Health Nursing or Child and Mental Health Nursing. This new and innovative programme enables students to develop specialist knowledge and skills in two fields of nursing so that they will be prepared for a career which combines skills from both areas. Key information:
  • The programme currently aims to recruit 50-60 students annually.
  • The tenure of the appointment is for a four-year period commencing in September 2021.
  • All appointments are subject to approval by the University’s appointment committee.
  • All applicants must be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
  • Teaching is shared across the first 3 years with the BSc Nursing programme which has its own external examiners.
An overview of your role and responsibilities includes:
  • A sample range of assessed work at level 4,5,6,7 will be reviewed and ratified.
  • The opportunity to review practice will also be provided
  • Confirming the comparability of standards of student performance at University of Bradford with those of similar modules at other UK Institutions of Higher Education
  • Confirming that the assessment process in its entirety is sound, and has been fairly conducted with full regard to justice to students
  • Reporting and advising on the above by means of approving coursework and examination papers and providing an annual report to the University.
The appointee will be required to moderate a sample of work and you will also be required to produce an annual report and attend Boards of Examiners as appropriate. The university operates a two-tier examination board system comprising of module assessment committees and boards of examiners. All external examiners are members of the faculty’s academic committees and have the right to be present at all meetings. External examiners with programme responsibilities are required to be present at the relevant meetings for the programme he/she is responsible for. You should not hold more than one other UK Higher Education External Examiner post at the start of the contract and be qualified to at least the level of the programme to be examined. You should have appropriate expertise/experience in Nursing practice and education to master’s level in order to be able to undertake a role in the assurance of academic standards in higher education. Ideally you will hold dual registration with the NMC as Children’s & Mental Health nurse or a Adult and Mental Health nurse. For further details or an informal discussion please contact Sarah Knott, Programme Lead, on 01274 236595 or via email s.k.a.knott@bradford.ac.uk. Course information can be found at: https://www.bradford.ac.uk/courses/ug/m-nurse-child-mental-health/ Interested individuals should submit a CV in the first instance to externalexaminers@bradford.ac.uk no later than Friday 1st October 2021.

External Examiner – MPhysiotherapy (Sport and Exercise Medicine)

Opening Date:
13 Sep 2021
Closing Date:
30 Sep 2021
Salary Range:
The School of Allied Health and Midwifery at the University of Bradford is looking for a dedicated individual to undertake the role of external examiner for our MPhysiotherapy (Sport & Exercise Medicine) 4-year integrated Masters programme to commence in September 2021. The programme currently aims to recruit around 35 students annually. Some teaching across all 4 years is shared with BSc Hons. Physiotherapy programme which has its own External Examiner. A sample range of assessed work at levels 4, 5, 6 and 7 will be required to be reviewed and ratified. Opportunity to review practice will also be provided. The tenure of the appointment is for a four-year period commencing in September 2021. All appointments are subject to approval by the University’s appointment committee. All applicants must be a HCPC Registered Physiotherapist. An overview of your role and responsibilities includes:
  • Confirming the comparability of standards of student performance at University of Bradford with those of similar modules at other UK Institutions of Higher Education;
  • Confirming that the assessment process in its entirety is sound and has been fairly conducted with full regard to justice to students;
  • Reporting and advising on the above by means of approving coursework and examination papers and providing an annual report to the University.
The appointee will be required to moderate a sample of work and you will also be required to produce an annual report and attend Boards of Examiners as appropriate. You should have appropriate expertise/experience in the areas of the Physiotherapy Practice and Education to be able to undertake a role in the assurance of academic standards in Higher Education and should be aware of modern developments in the design and delivery of the flexible curriculum. You should not hold more than one other UK Higher Education External Examiner post at the start of the contract and be qualified to at least the level of the programme to be examined. Further information about the programme can be found at: https://www.bradford.ac.uk/courses/ug/sport-and-exercise-medicine-mphysiotherapy/ For Further information about the role please Jennifer Bromley, Physiotherapy Programme Lead, on 01274 232535, or via email J.F.Bromley@bradford.ac.uk Interested individuals should submit a CV in the first instance to Laura Baxter externalexaminers@bradford.ac.uk by Thursday 30th September 2021.

External Examiner – Advanced Dementia Studies

Opening Date:
13 Sep 2021
Closing Date:
30 Sep 2021
Salary Range:
The Centre for Applied Dementia Studies at the University of Bradford is looking for a dedicated individual to undertake the role of external examiner for our MSc Advanced Dementia Studies programme. This role is expected to start on 1 November 2021. This part-time and distance-learning programme is designed to equip existing health and social care practitioners with the knowledge and skills required to become leaders, and to influence evidence-based changes within their field of dementia care practice. The MSc Advanced Dementia Studies adopts a human rights perspective to understanding the experience of people living with dementia and encourage multidisciplinary team-working and service user engagement. Experts by Experience are actively involved in the design, teaching and evaluation of our modules. An overview of your role and responsibilities includes:
  • Confirming the comparability of standards of student performance at University of Bradford with those of similar modules at other UK Institutions of Higher Education;
  • Confirming that the assessment process in its entirety is sound, and has been fairly conducted with full regard to justice to students;
  • Reporting and advising on the above by means of approving coursework and examination papers and providing an annual report to the University.
The appointee will be required to moderate a sample of work and you will also be required to produce an annual report and attend Boards of Examiners as appropriate. You should have appropriate expertise in dementia and person-centred care research, be able to undertake a role in the assurance of academic standards in Higher Education and should be aware of modern developments in the design and delivery of the flexible curriculum. You should not hold more than one other UK Higher Education External Examiner post at the start of the contract and be qualified to at least the level of the programme to be examined. Further information about the Centre for Applied Dementia Studies can be found at: https://www.bradford.ac.uk/dementia/ For Further information about the programme of study, please contact the Programme Leader Ana Barbosa a.barbosa@bradford.ac.uk Interested individuals should submit a CV in the first instance to Laura Baxter externalexaminers@bradford.ac.uk by Thursday 30th September 2021.

End Point Assessment (EPA) Assessor – Nursing Associate Apprenticeship and Registered Nurse Degree Apprenticeship

Opening Date:
13 Sep 2021
Closing Date:
22 Sep 2021
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The Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Hull are looking forward to working with a new EPA Assessor for our Nursing and Associate Apprenticeship and Registered Nurse Degree Apprenticeships. This appointment reflects recent changes in policy related to the end-point assessment for certain Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) programmes, allowing Universities that have successfully applied to the Register of End Point Assessment Organisations (EPAO) to conduct end-point assessments (EPA) linked to programme board processes. The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IfATE) have amended the EPA for the NMC regulated courses below from non-integrated to fully integrated apprenticeships:
  • Nursing Associate Apprenticeship (HEE and NMC 2018 Curriculum)
  • Registered Nurse Degree Apprenticeship (NMC 2010)
  • Registered Nurse Degree Apprenticeship (NMC 2018)
Responsibilities:
  • Deliver the EPA requirements as set out in the Assessment Plan for the Apprenticeship Standard, including:
  • Reviewing and confirming evidence regarding EPA criteria and guidance
  • Providing detailed, appropriate feedback to support EPA processes
  • Confirming independence and impartiality of the process
  • Confirming maintenance of nationally comparable standards across HE institutions
  • Attending Programme Boards and leading the subsequent EPA Assessment Boards associated with the listed programmes(s) and confirming successful apprentices with award classifications as described in the relevant EPA Assessment Plan
  • Completing Grading Decision Reports and Cohort Reports
  • Contributing to external quality assurance where appropriate
  • Submitting conflict of interest declarations in line with the University’s EPA Conflicts of Interest Policy
The role requires:
  • Knowledge and understanding of the standard and assessment plan
  • Knowledge and understanding of UK sector agreed reference points to maintain academic standards and assurance of quality
  • Active NMC registration as either a Registered Nurse or, for the Nursing Associate programme, as a Nursing Associate.
  • Familiarity with EPA performance criteria
  • Compliance with EPAO (NMC Approved Education Institution) requirements
  • Knowledge to undertake EPA activities with integrity and impartiality, offering fair, reliable and consistent assessment
  • EPA Assessors to be independent of the apprentice, EPAO or employing organisation who are involved in delivering the apprenticeship
This EPA Assessor appointment relates to apprentices completing programmes and requiring EPA in 2021/22 in the first instance. Appointment is subject to meeting the University’s criteria for the appointment of EPA Assessors. To apply for this post please send a covering letter and copy of your CV to Vicky Hewson (Head of Department, Nursing), V.Hewson@hull.ac.uk If you would like to discuss this post, please contact Vicky Hewson (Head of Department, Nursing), V.Hewson@hull.ac.uk

External Examiner – MSc Advanced Respiratory Practice

Opening Date:
6 Sep 2021
Closing Date:
31 Oct 2021
Salary Range:
The School of Science, Technology and Health at York St John University is seeking to appoint an external examiner for the above new programme. The post will be for 4 years commencing in the academic session 2021/22 and includes the need to attend assessment boards, review academic work and prepare a written report for submission to the university annually. Experience is preferable but applications will be considered from individuals new to the examining role with relevant professional experience. All appointments are subject to meeting the University’s criteria for the appointment of external examiners. Further information regarding the role of the External Examiner at York St John University can be found at: https://www.yorksj.ac.uk/registry/quality-gateway/external-examiners/ To apply please submit a CV and covering letter to c.boyes@yorksj.ac.uk (Dr Chris Boyes, Head of Programme)

External Examiner – PG Cert Transforming Practice

Opening Date:
6 Sep 2021
Closing Date:
31 Oct 2021
Salary Range:
The School of Science, Technology and Health at York St John University is seeking to appoint an external examiner for the above new programme and for a small amount of work for the running out MSc Leadership in Health and Social Care. The post will be for 4 years commencing in the academic session 2021/22 and includes the need to attend assessment boards, review academic work and prepare a written report for submission to the university annually. Experience is preferable but applications will be considered from individuals new to the examining role with relevant professional experience. All appointments are subject to meeting the University’s criteria for the appointment of external examiners. Further information regarding the role of the External Examiner at York St John University can be found at: https://www.yorksj.ac.uk/registry/quality-gateway/external-examiners/ To apply please submit a CV and covering letter to c.boyes@yorksj.ac.uk (Dr Chris Boyes, Head of Programme)

External Examiner – MSc Advanced Assessment and Outcome Measures Practice

Opening Date:
6 Sep 2021
Closing Date:
31 Oct 2021
Salary Range:
The School of Science, Technology and Health at York St John University is seeking to appoint an external examiner for the above new programme and for a small amount of work for the running out MSc Professional Health and Social Care. The post will be for 4 years commencing in the academic session 2021/22 and includes the need to attend assessment boards, review academic work and prepare a written report for submission to the university annually. Experience is preferable but applications will be considered from individuals new to the examining role with relevant professional experience. All appointments are subject to meeting the University’s criteria for the appointment of external examiners. Further information regarding the role of the External Examiner at York St John University can be found at: https://www.yorksj.ac.uk/registry/quality-gateway/external-examiners/ To apply please submit a CV and covering letter to c.boyes@yorksj.ac.uk (Dr Chris Boyes, Head of Programme)

Lecturer in Adult Nursing (with NMC Registration) Grade 8

Opening Date:
27 Aug 2021
Closing Date:
26 Sep 2021
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We welcome applications from people with expertise and scholarship in all specialities. The School of Healthcare’s vision is: ‘To optimise the health and wellbeing of communities, families and individuals by generating and disseminating knowledge through the highest quality health and social care professional education and applied health and social care research’ As a Lecturer in Adult nursing you will have the opportunity to contribute to our teaching portfolio working primarily on the undergraduate BSc (Hons) Nursing (Adult) programme which focuses on the theoretical and clinical elements which underpin the fundamentals of nursing practice. You will also have the opportunity to teach on and assess students on postgraduate modules and programmes. As a Lecturer in Adult Nursing you will have a Masters’ degree in a related discipline and some recent experience of teaching students and / or professional groups.  You will also have current registration on the NMC Professional Register with some post qualifying clinical experience. To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: Paula Mayo – Academic Unit Director (hiring manager) Email: p.mayo1@leeds.ac.uk  If you would like to speak to with Paula Mayo, please contact Nicola Sherbourne-Wilson who will set up a call via Microsoft Teams: Email: N.J.Sherbourne@leeds.ac.uk If you have any specific enquiries about your online application, please contact the Head of School Office Email: headofschooloffice@healthcare.leeds.ac.uk Please see link below https://jobs.leeds.ac.uk/Vacancy.aspx?id=21849&forced=1

External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Mental Health Nursing, School of Health

Opening Date:
20 Aug 2021
Closing Date:
20 Sep 2021
Salary Range:
We are seeking to appoint one new External Examiner for our pre-registration nursing courses. Applicants must be registered with the NMC as a Mental Health Nurse and have experience of delivering pre-registration nursing programmes. The External Examiner team work across the mental health and adult nursing fields of practice and the Nursing Associate programme, as the courses are largely integrated, with field-specific modules being allocated to the appropriate Examiners. External Examiners attend Board of Examiners meetings at least once a year, submit an annual report and review coursework. Previous experience of external examining is not necessary as the University is able to provide mentorship to the successful applicant and an online induction, and further support is provided by the Course Director. The appointment commences on 1 November 2021 and tenure is for four years. Appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. For expressions of interest please send your CV to Sheila Casey, Academic Quality Support Officer, s.a.casey@leedsbeckett.ac.uk For further information please contact Janine Lee, Course Director, Pre-Registration Nursing, j.n.lee@leedsbeckett.ac.uk

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Midwifery (Teaching & Scholarship)

Opening Date:
20 Aug 2021
Closing Date:
19 Sep 2021
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An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our growing, dynamic and collegial midwifery education team as a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer at the University of York, a Russell Group institution which is recognised as Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). The successful candidate will contribute to the vibrant, multidisciplinary environment of the Department of Health Sciences. The Department’s core aim is to improve health and healthcare through the delivery of high quality teaching and the application of challenge-led research to policy and practice. We are committed to underpinning our teaching with our internationally renowned research. Role You will engage within the Department of Health Sciences, contributing to the midwifery education portfolio to enhance our strong reputation. In conjunction with clinical partners we provide highly regarded midwifery education, which is fully accredited with the UNICEF Baby Friendly Initiative (BFI) standards. For further details of each role (Lecturer or Senior Lecturer), please refer to the specific job descriptions. Skills, Experience & Qualification needed (please refer to the specific job descriptions for each role)
  • Current midwifery registration with the NMC and a postgraduate teaching qualification.
  • Postgraduate degree in midwifery or related, relevant discipline and ideally PhD.
  • Specialist subject area knowledge, founded on substantive professional experience.
  • Experience in teaching, learning and assessment within Higher Education.
  • A commitment to undertake scholarship to enhance the quality of educational provision.
  • A commitment to undertake citizenship, including the ability to perform administrative tasks in a timely fashion, and to contribute to the collegial and collaborative ethos of the department.
This is a full time, permanent role, salary £40,927 - £60,022pa For informal enquiries: please contact Dr Helen Bedford, Subject Lead for Midwifery on helen.bedford@york.ac.uk or Professor Paul Galdas, Deputy Head of Department on paul.galdas@york.ac.uk To apply and for further details/job descriptions visit the University of York jobs website https://jobs.york.ac.uk/wd/plsql/wd_portal.show_job?p_web_site_id=3885&p_web_page_id=455791 The University strives to be diverse and inclusive – a place where we can ALL be ourselves. We particularly encourage applications from people who identify as Black, Asian or from a Minority Ethnic background, who are underrepresented at the University. We offer family friendly, flexible working arrangements, with forums and inclusive facilities to support our staff. #EqualityatYork