Jobs: Yorkshire and Humberside

External Examiner(s) – Independent/Supplementary Prescribing for Nurses, Midwives & Community Public Health (V300) – NMC registrants. Level 7

Opening Date:
1 Dec 2021
Closing Date:
31 Jan 2022
Salary Range:
The postgraduate programme, in the Division of Nursing and Midwifery, Health Sciences School, University of Sheffield, is seeking to appoint external examiners for the following courses:
  • Independent/Supplementary Prescribing for Nurses, Midwives & Community Public Health (V300) Level 7
Applicants having the relevant clinical and educational experience in the above speciality will be considered. Qualification as an Independent V300 non-medical prescriber and registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) is essential. Whilst external examiner experience is desirable, we will also welcome applications and expression of interest from individuals new to the role. The postgraduate course is part-time over a period of 22 weeks with 2 cohorts offered each year. Full course details will be provided to the appointee. Board of Examiners meeting are currently held virtually. The successful applicant would be appointed from September 2022 for a term of 4 years. Successful candidates will be expected to:
  • Comment on/contribute to programme development
  • Review, approve and provide feedback on student assessment procedures and QA
  • Attend relevant examinations boards/Boards of Study
  • Provide an annual report
If you would like to discuss specific information relating to the above programme, please contact the programme lead Rachel Jokhi on email: rachel.jokhi@sheffield.ac.uk. Applications: if interested in the above position, kindly send a copy of your CV to Mrs Tracey Pacan, t.m.pacan@sheffield.ac.uk

External Examiner(s) – Preparation of the Professional Midwifery / Nurse Advocate

Opening Date:
1 Dec 2021
Closing Date:
31 Jan 2022
Salary Range:
The postgraduate programme, in the Division of Nursing and Midwifery, Health Sciences School, University of Sheffield, is seeking to appoint external examiners for the following courses: Preparation of the Professional Midwifery / Nurse Advocate programme Applicants having the relevant clinical and educational experience in the above speciality will be considered. Qualification as a Professional Midwifery / Nurse Advocate desirable but a working knowledge of the role and AEQUIP models is essential. Whilst external examiner experience is desirable, we will also welcome applications and expression of interest from individuals new to the role. The postgraduate courses is part-time over a period of 10 weeks with 3-4 cohorts each year. Full course details will be provided to the appointee. Board of Examiners meeting are currently held virtually. The successful applicant would be appointed from September 2022 for a term of 4 years. Successful candidates will be expected to:
  • Comment on/contribute to programme development
  • Review, approve and provide feedback on student assessment procedures and QA
  • Attend relevant examinations boards/Boards of Study
  • Provide an annual report
If you would like to discuss specific information relating to the above programmes, please contact the programme lead Rachel Jokhi on email: rachel.jokhi@sheffield.ac.uk Applications: if interested in the above position, kindly send a copy of your CV to Mrs Tracey Pacan, t.m.pacan@sheffield.ac.uk

External Examiner – Trainee Nursing Associates (Apprenticeship route)

Opening Date:
1 Dec 2021
Closing Date:
31 Jan 2022
Salary Range:
The undergraduate Trainee Nurse Associate programme, in the Division of Nursing and Midwifery, Health Sciences School, University of Sheffield, is seeking to appoint external examiners for the following course:
  • Trainee Nursing Associates (Apprenticeship route)
Applicants having the relevant clinical and educational experience. Applicants must be a registrant with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. Whilst external examiner experience is desirable, we will also welcome applications and expression of interest from individuals new to the role. The Trainee Nurse Associate course is a full time foundation degree course with 80% time in practice and 20% in university. Year 1 is marked at academic level 4 and Year 2 is marked at academic level 5. Full course details will be provided to the appointee. Board of Examiners meetings are currently held virtually. The successful applicant would be appointed from September 2022 for a term of 4 years. Successful candidates will be expected to:
  • Comment on/contribute to programme development
  • Review, approve and provide feedback on student assessment procedures and QA.
  • Attend relevant examinations boards/Boards of Study
  • Provide an annual report
  • It is a mandatory requirement to attend Exam Board when a Trainee Nurse Associate Apprentice/s are going through the gateway.
If you would like to discuss specific information relating to the above programmes, please contact the programme lead Louise Lancaster, l.g.lancaster@sheffield.ac.uk and Director of Apprenticeships Lynne E Firth, lynne.firth@sheffield.ac.uk Applications: if interested in the above position, kindly send a copy of your CV to Mrs Tracey Pacan, t.m.pacan@sheffield.ac.uk

External Examiner(s) – MMedSci Advanced Clinical Practice

Opening Date:
1 Dec 2021
Closing Date:
31 Jan 2022
Salary Range:
The postgraduate Advanced clinical practice programme, in the Division of Nursing and Midwifery, Health Sciences School, University of Sheffield, is seeking to appoint external examiners for the following courses:
  • MMedSci Advanced Neonatal Clinical Practice (Apprenticeship) and (Non-apprenticeship)
  • MMedSci Advanced Paediatric Clinical Practice (Apprenticeship) and (Non-apprenticeship)
Applicants having the relevant clinical and educational experience in either one or both the above specialities will be considered. Whilst external examiner experience is desirable, we will also welcome applications and expression of interest from individuals new to the role. Both postgraduate courses are part-time over a period of 3 academic years. Full course details will be provided to the appointee. Board of Examiners meeting are currently held virtually. The successful applicant would be appointed from september 2022 for a term of 4 years and would be joining other external examiners for the Advanced clinical practice programme. Successful candidates will be expected to:
  • Comment on/contribute to programme development
  • Review, approve and provide feedback on student assessment procedures and QA
  • Attend relevant examinations boards/Boards of Study
  • Provide an annual report
If you would like to discuss specific information relating to the above programmes, please contact the programme lead Dr Daniella Spiteri Cornish on email: D.Spitericornish@sheffield.ac.uk Applications: if interested in the above position, kindly send a copy of your CV to Mrs Tracey Pacan, t.m.pacan@sheffield.ac.uk

External Examiner – BMedSci Pre-Registration Nursing (Adult)

Opening Date:
1 Dec 2021
Closing Date:
31 Jan 2022
Salary Range:
The Division of Nursing and Midwifery, Health Sciences School is seeking to appoint an external examiner to oversee:
  • BMedSci Pre-Registration Nursing (Adult)
The appointment would be for a period of four years from September 2022 and examiners would be expected to:
  • Review and approve examination papers
  • Review and comment on QA procedures relating to the internal assessment of student work.
  • Attend relevant examinations boards
  • Comment on/contribute to programme development
  • Write a yearly report
As this is a professionally accredited programme all work at level 1 will also require scrutiny. All students are assessed in practice using the NMC Standards for Education (2018) and complete a range of assessments throughout the programme as well as meeting proficiencies in practice. In addition to the review of theoretical assessments external examiners will be expected to engage with the assessment of practice, review RPEL documents for applicants accepted onto the programme. Please be aware that some of the dates on the assessment calendars are short turnarounds. For further information please contact Andrea Fox, Programme Leader at andrea.fox@sheffield.ac.uk Expressions of interest and CV should be sent to Mrs Tracey Pacan (Assessments Team Leader) at t.m.pacan@sheffield.ac.uk

External Examiner – Nursing Associate Apprenticeship

Opening Date:
29 Nov 2021
Closing Date:
17 Dec 2021
Institution:
Salary Range:
The Department of Health Sciences at the University of York is a large and multidisciplinary department, offering a broad range of educational programmes in the health and social care field. We are seeking to appoint an External Examiner with a remit to cover End Point Assessment for the Nursing Associate apprenticeship programme at Level 5. Responsibilities of the role will include:
  • ensuring that the Gateway requirements have been satisfactorily met;
  • ensuring that all components of the End Point Assessment have been met;
  • attending the final assessment boards to confirm EPA decisions.
Expressions of interest are invited from colleagues who are current Registered Nurses with the NMC. The criteria for appointment include;
  • be a nurse or nursing associate registered with the NMC;
  • competence and experience in the fields covered by the programme of study, and a good understanding of the Nursing Associate apprenticeship standard and assessment plan;
  • relevant academic and/or professional qualifications to at least the level of the qualification being externally examined, and/or extensive practitioner experience where appropriate;
  • competence and experience relating to designing and operating a variety of assessment tasks and assessment procedures appropriate to the subject;
  • credibility and breadth of experience within the discipline to be able to command the respect of academic peers and professional peers;
  • familiarity with the standard to be expected of learners to achieve the award that is to be assessed, as set out in the Nursing Associate Apprenticeship standard and assessment plan.
  • a background in delivering apprenticeship programmes;
  • be independent of the learners involved on the programme;
  • be independent of the University of York (NMC Approved HEI) as the provider and EPAO.
The successful applicant would be appointed with effect from 2nd May 2022 for a term of four academic years. The first exam board will be held in the week of 6th June 2022. Informal enquiries can be made to Linda Currie, Programme Leader (linda.currie@york.ac.uk). General information about the Department can be found on our website: https://www.york.ac.uk/healthsciences/ Interested applicants should submit their letter of application and a CV to the Secretary to the Board of Examiners, Veronica Gillies (veronica.gillies@york.ac.uk). The closing date for applications is 17th December 2021.

Lecturer in Midwifery

Opening Date:
25 Nov 2021
Closing Date:
12 Dec 2021
Category:
Salary Range:
The Department of Nursing and Midwifery is forward thinking and ambitious with plans to further develop nursing and midwifery education at pre and post-registration levels. This is an exciting opportunity to join a vibrant team of academics dedicated to the learning and teaching of midwifery students. Our midwifery course curriculum is focused on preparing graduates with knowledge, skills, innovation and vision for a career in contemporary health care services. This post will see you taking an active part in supporting students in both theory and practice Our philosophy is to work in partnership with students, academics, researchers, service users and clinical practice colleagues to deliver high quality learning and teaching based on contemporary research findings and practice. We’re looking for someone who can:
  • lecture, lead seminars, tutorials and other forms of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in a range of modes including online, face-to-face, and in clinical practice
  • develop and apply innovative and appropriate teaching and assessment techniques, creating materials which generate interest, understanding and enthusiasm amongst students
  • carry out on-going curriculum review and development, including teaching content and materials, and contribute to the development of teaching, learning and assessment strategies
You should have substantive experience of clinical midwifery practice alongside knowledge of a range of teaching and assessment techniques and methodologies. A Professional Midwifery Advocate qualification is also essential. For this job we particularly welcome applications from male and minority ethnic applicants who are underrepresented in this area at Sheffield Hallam. We welcome applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements. The University may be able to sponsor the employment of international applicants in this role; this will depend on a number of factors specific to the individual applicant. If you are offered this post you will be subject to an enhanced with barred lists check by the Disclosure and Barring Service. A criminal record will not necessarily prevent you from working at Sheffield Hallam University but its relevance to the duties of the post will need to be assessed before the appointment is confirmed. Apply at https://bit.ly/shu-midwifery-

External Examiner – Counselling provision

Opening Date:
3 Nov 2021
Closing Date:
3 Dec 2021
Salary Range:
The School of Health is seeking to appoint two External Examiners for our Counselling and Psychotherapy programmes. The posts start in November 2021 for four years. Applicants should be BACP accredited or equivalent and be working in UK HE with experience of teaching and examining at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Previous experience of external examining is not necessary, as the University will provide induction training, a mentor and the Course Directors will provide further support and direction. External Examiner appointments are subject to approval by the University. For expressions of interest, please send your CV to Sheila Casey, Academic Quality Support Officer, s.a.casey@leedsbeckett.ac.uk. For further information about the role please contact Bryony Walker, Course Director, 0113 812 4375 or b.c.walker@leedsbeckett.ac.uk.

External Examiner – Occupational Therapy Degree Apprenticeship

Opening Date:
12 Oct 2021
Closing Date:
3 Dec 2021
Salary Range:
The School of Human and Health Sciences at the University of Huddersfield is seeking to appoint an external examiner for the new BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy (Degree Apprenticeship) programme which commenced in September 2021. The appointment would be to commence in January 2022 for a tenure of 4 years. This apprenticeship programme is in addition to our already well established undergraduate programme. The main Course Assessment Boards take place in July each year along with an additional Board in September. The University provides support for all newly appointed and existing external examiners, and further guidelines and information for external examiners can be found at https://www.hud.ac.uk/policies/registry/qa-procedures/section-m/ Expressions of interest with a current CV should be sent by email to Vikki Barry by Friday 3rd December 2021 Vikki Barry Course Leader Occupational Therapy (Degree Apprenticeship) Email: V.barry@hud.ac.uk