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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Paramedic Science  

Employer: University of Northampton
Closing Date: 25th October 2020
Job Type  Full Time Fixed Term
Salary  
£34,804 - £49,553 per annum
Location  
Waterside Campus
Closing Date  
25-10-2020
Ref No  
UN3491
 
Fixed term - 2 years 
Interview Date: 6 November 2020

An exciting opportunity exists within in the Faculty of Health, Education and Society at the University of Northampton to work within an established team of staff delivering teaching and learning within the Paramedic Science programmes. 

We are seeking an experienced paramedic science educator to join our enthusiastic team and undertake the delivery of paramedic science and related subjects at academic levels 4-7. Lecturers will be expected to lead on Modules, supervise undergraduate dissertations, and take the lead on one of the departments core non-teaching initiatives. Our portfolio includes both full-time and part-time delivery of education at BSc, MSc and PhD levels across the various Health professions.

The successful candidate for this post will be required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB) Check. However a criminal conviction will not necessarily exclude applicants from employment. The University will consider all applications fairly on their merit based upon the information provided and the requirements of the post. The University has a DBS policy which is available on request.

About You

We are looking for a dynamic and innovative educator to inspire undergraduate and postgraduate students and you will be a paramedic with appropriate academic and/or professional experience. Evidence of level 7 study/qualification is essential. Applicants must hold current registration with the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC). Additionally, membership of the College of Paramedics (CoP) is desirable. We would particularly welcome applicants that have a Bioscience interest or background.

You will be able to deliver high quality teaching and learning through a variety of different mediums, including Active Blended Learning (ABL) through our VLE as well as support simulation teaching in the paramedic simulation suite.

Applicants must be able to provide an outstanding research-informed, personalised student learning experience; demonstrating creativity and innovation in the effective development, planning, delivery and assessment of a wide variety of learning opportunities to enable high quality student outcomes.

Qualifications

Essential:

Degree qualification or equivalent in relevant subject

Registration with HCPC and College of Paramedics

Professional Recognition as HEA Fellow (D2) or teaching qualification recognised by HESA, or willingness to obtain within an agreed timescale

Master’s degree in relevant subject

Desirable:

Doctorate in relevant subject, completed or within 12 months of completion

Faculty

The University of Northampton has a well-established undergraduate paramedic programme, as well as faculty-based Post Graduate provision and the post will provide an opportunity to participate in a wide range of Paramedic Science education as well as contribute to associated research projects. Our BSc Paramedic Science programme achieved 100% overall satisfaction in the 2019/2020 National Student Survey and the University is rated TEF Gold.

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Paramedic Science (Part time 60%)

Employer: University of the West of England
Closing date: 3 November 2020


Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Paramedic Science (Part time 60%)
Fixed term for 2 years
£33,797-£51,034 (pro rata if part time)
 

We at UWE Bristol are seeking an enthusiastic and inspiring individual to join our successful and highly committed team in delivering learning to our Paramedic Science students. 

You will be expected to ensure the development and implementation of effective learning and a valuable experience for students. In addition to supporting delivery of Paramedic education, there will also be opportunities for involvement in curriculum development and further contribution to the outputs of UWE Bristol as an organisation.

UWE Bristol is an ambitious university. Together, our people are working hard to advance knowledge, inspire people and transform futures.  We are looking for people with the skills and ambition to help us achieve those aims.

With over 450 inspiring staff and over 8000 aspiring students, the Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences strives to provide higher education with impact and positive benefits for society. The Faculty is a large, diverse and dynamic part of the University, bringing together experts from Allied Health Professions, Applied Sciences, Health and Social Sciences and Nursing and Midwifery.
 
We are united by our commitment to providing an inspirational and career-creating learning experience for all our undergraduate, postgraduate and professional students, one that equips them with the skills, knowledge, enterprise, real-world experience and confidence to succeed in a wide range of environments. It's a commitment backed by an outstanding reputation for teaching excellence, world-class facilities, strong partnerships and a focus on research with impact at regional, national and global levels.
 
Our staff are professional practitioners and researchers at the forefront of their specialist areas. Our students benefit from their cutting-edge insight, practical experience and innovative approaches to teaching. We collaborate closely with employers and stakeholders to ensure that our curricula remain current, topical and relevant to societal needs. Many of our programmes also lead to professional registration and accreditation.
 
All our programmes have a substantial practice-orientation providing students with opportunities to apply their academic knowledge to real-world challenges through clinical practice, work-based experience, fieldwork and residential trips in the UK and abroad. Our partners offer placements or internships, set live briefs, participate in teaching and work with us on research projects and provide graduate jobs.
 
This practical focus is also reflected in our continuing investment in state-of-the-art facilities. We have excellent formal and informal learning spaces, outstanding laboratories, superb simulation facilities including high fidelity manikins and acute hospital wards, virtual laboratories and scenarios, a VERT suite for radiography and a simulation house. Our facilities provide excellent opportunities for the demonstration and practice of professional competencies for all students.
 
The Faculty has a vibrant research culture, organised around four University Centres of Excellence, The Centre for Appearance Research, The Centre for Health and Clinical Research, The Centre for Research in Biosciences and the Science Communication Unit; and four research groups in Emergency Care, Psychological Sciences; Social Sciences; and Public Health and Wellbeing. In addition, we work with colleagues across the University in our Institute of Bio-sensing Technology and the Health Technology Hub in the University Enterprise Zone. Our work makes world-leading contributions to the global academic community and society, as well as enhancing the quality of our teaching and the student experience.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Paramedic, with a drive for education to get involved in the development and delivery of a progressive Paramedic Science programme.

Other benefits, in addition to salary:

  • a generous holiday allowance of 35 days
  • up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year in addition;
  • flexible working;
  • excellent defined benefit pension schemes;
  • option to participate in the cycle to work scheme;
  • family friendly policies;
  • onsite nursery at our Frenchay Campus;
  • option to purchase childcare vouchers.

This post is based at our Glenside Campus which is set within beautiful grounds in Stapleton, just three miles north east of Bristol City Centre. Regular bus services connect the campus to the main Frenchay site, the city centre and surrounding areas, and nearby Bristol Parkway train station. Home to UWE's Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences, Glenside Campus offers excellent teaching facilities, these include a selection of inter-professional simulation suites, enabling students to practice and develop professional competencies, and one of the best health care libraries in England.
 
There is one post available (0.6 WTE in total) on a 2 year fixed term basis.
 
If you would like an informal discussion, please contact Sarah Todd on 0117 32 87434 or email: Sarah2.Todd@uwe.ac.uk

 UWE is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity to create an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who share our ambition to be a university recognised for the success and impact of our practice-oriented programmes; our strong industry networks and our inclusive global outlook. 


Closing date: 3 November 2020 

 

Lecturer in Paramedic Innovation

Employer: University of Cumbria  
Closing date: 26th October


Location: 
Lancaster
Starting Salary: £33,797 per annum with incremental progression to £38,017 per annum
Post Type: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Release Date: Tuesday 13 October 2020
Closing Date: 23.59 hours GMT on Monday 26 October 2020
Interview Date: Wednesday 04 November 2020
Reference: XX025120

 The multi-award winning University of Cumbria is a wonderful blend of old and new, founded on a rich educational history with institutions dating back more than 150 years.  

Now is a very exciting time to be joining us because we are delivering a new strategic plan focused on making the most of our three most valuable assets; People, Place and Partnerships, to become a catalyst for economic well-being for our region, nationally and internationally.

Working in partnership with local NHS trusts, health and social care providers, service users and carers;  our Institute of Health provides initial pre-registration education for a broad range of health care professionals, including occupational therapy, diagnostic radiography, sports rehabilitation and coaching, midwifery, physiotherapy, social work, children and families, psychology, paramedic, counselling,  all four fields of nursing, assistant practitioner and nursing associate.  Our well established portfolio of continuing professional development is key to   workforce development and upskilling of staff who are employed within the sector.  Our aim is to support the skills requirements of the region, by attracting and retaining health professionals who will provide high quality, evidence-based care in a time of change in health and social care. The Institute of Health is happy to consider flexible employment opportunities, including job share and secondments.

This role will be part of the Centre of Excellence in Paramedic Practice (CEPP). The CEPP is the UK's largest provider of paramedic education. This includes our CPD programme which currently has over 700 paramedics studying postgraduate programmes. Alongside this, the CEPP has a Future Quals Centre which delivers a range of programmes in partnership with 5 ambulance services. These programmes support over 500 students across the UK in developing the academic qualification to progress onto paramedic programmes. You will work across a range of programmes from level 2-4 and will be supported by the Senior Lecturer in Paramedic Innovation.

The CEPP has a core aim of working in partnership with ambulance services to create innovative education solutions that support the development of sustainable education pathways. There will be an expectation that you will work across the university's programmes to support other project and programme teams. We are looking for individuals who are qualified assessors and hold a teaching qualification that can work within our Future Quals centre. If you are not a registered healthcare professional but do have the relevant qualifications, please contact the university to discuss.

Informal Enquiries: Martin Frood (Senior Lecturer in Paramedic Innovation), Martin.frood@cumbria.ac.uk

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Paramedic Practitioner  

Employer: Faversham Medical Practice and Urgent Treatment Centre 
Closing date: Friday 16th November 2020
 Nurse Practitioner or Paramedic Practitioner (Salary Band 7)
 

We are looking for Nurse Practitioners or Paramedic Practitioners to work with our friendly and supportive team at Faversham Medical Practice and Urgent Treatment Centre.
An independent prescribing qualification would be beneficial but is not essential.

This position requires working some Bank Holidays, weekends, evenings and other cover when needed as our Urgent Treatment Centre is open 7 days a week 8am to 8pm.

We are looking for Part Time or Full Time applicants. We would also consider Job Share applications. The core hours we are looking to cover are as follows 

Week 1 
Monday   11am to 8pm
Tuesday    11am to 8pm 

Week 2 
Tuesday 11am to 8pm
Saturday 8am to 8pm

Other hours may also be available to make this up to a full time position if that is more suitable for the successful applicant.

An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check including checks against the barred list will be carried out as part of our recruitment procedures and also regularly during employment.  The responsibility for payment of this lies with the Practice.

It is a requirement that safeguarding training will remain up to date and the safeguarding policies and procedures in place within the Practice will be adhered to during employment.

Checks will be carried out for those who have lived or worked outside of the UK for more than 3 months in the last 5 years.  We will also wish to obtain a ‘certificate of good conduct’ from the relevant Police Force or Embassy in the applicant’s country of origin.

Faversham Medical Practice is committed to equality of opportunity and compliance under disability discrimination legislation.

If you would like to apply for this position please apply via NHS jobs website (www.jobs.nhs.uk) or contact sarahdyer@nhs.net or telephone 01795 562090 for further information.

We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications, so we advise you to submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment. 
 

Associate Professor in Paramedic Science

Employer: Bucks New University  


Salary:
£51,034 - £59,135 per annum
Location: High Wycombe

 Bucks New University is an ambitious, modern university; one that is always open to fresh ideas and thinking. Our staff combine the very best professional practice with inspirational teaching and the University is consistently in the top quartile of the NSS for higher education institutions in the UK, exceeding the sector average in almost every area of the survey (NSS, 2020).  This is an exciting time to join the University, with our new University Strategy – Impact 2022 – and our revised values. 

The School of Health Care and Social Work is pleased to invite applications for an Associate Professor in Paramedic Science to lead the exciting development of a suite of paramedicine programmes from September 2021. This marks an exciting opportunity for the University to establish our paramedicine portfolio to support the workforce development and priorities for the NHS and healthcare sector. These new programmes complement our existing health and social care portfolio that includes nursing, social work, ODP, physician associate, and post-qualifying specialist community nursing courses. The University is also establishing new physiotherapy provision in September 2021. Paramedicine will become a vital area within our newly established Institute of Health and Social Care to support the region's healthcare priorities. 

We have state-of-the-art healthcare simulation suites across our three campuses. We also have a superb Human Performance Laboratory which includes a 3D motion capture system, physiology, biomechanics, and psychology facilities. The High Wycombe campus includes a modern, fully equipped Sport and Wellbeing Clinic.

The Associate Professor Paramedic Science will be a key role to lead the strategic planning, development, and delivery of paramedicine. The successful candidate will lead on gaining successful HCPC approval, build placement networks, and support the staff recruitment process to build the programme team. The postholder will work collaboratively with our key healthcare trusts and partner ambulance trusts, and be an ambassador for the University. 

Applicants: We are seeking to appoint an experienced academic/healthcare professional with experience of developing and validating pre-registration paramedicine programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Applicants should hold full professional HCPC registration.

For further information or informal discussion about the role please contact: Head of School, Professor Paul Morgan: Paul.morgan@bucks.ac.uk.
All applications are to be made in full and online.  The University operates an anonymised shortlisting process and therefore any uploaded CV’s or supporting documents must not include your name and personal details. 

Interviews will commence week beginning 9th or 16th November.
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Senior Lecturer in Paramedic Apprenticeships (SECAMB)

Employer: University of Cumbria  
Closing date: 02 November 2020


Location: 
Southern Region
Starting Salary: £39,152 per annum with incremental progression to £49,553 per annum
Post Type: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 23.59 hours GMT on Monday 02 November 2020
Interview Date: Wednesday 11 November 2020
Reference: XX026020

 The multi-award winning University of Cumbria is a wonderful blend of old and new, founded on a rich educational history with institutions dating back more than 150 years.  

Now is a very exciting time to be joining us because we are delivering a new strategic plan focused on making the most of our three most valuable assets; People, Place and Partnerships, to become a catalyst for economic well-being for our region, nationally and internationally.

Working in partnership with local NHS trusts, health and social care providers, service users and carers;  our Institute of Health provides initial pre-registration education for a broad range of health care professionals, including occupational therapy, diagnostic radiography, sports rehabilitation and coaching, midwifery, physiotherapy, social work, children and families, psychology, paramedic, counselling,  all four fields of nursing, assistant practitioner and nursing associate.  Our well established portfolio of continuing professional development is key to  workforce development and upskilling of staff who are employed within the sector.  Our aim is to support the skills requirements of the region, by attracting and retaining health professionals who will provide high quality, evidence-based care in a time of change in health and social care. The Institute of Health is happy to consider flexible employment opportunities, including job share and secondments.

The University of Cumbria has extensive experience in delivering high quality paramedic education across the UK. Currently we have over 600 learners on the CPD programme with formal contracts with 9 out of the 11 English ambulance services. We also currently deliver the HM armed forces paramedic programme and an open access paramedic course from our Ambleside campus. This pedigree in paramedic education has led to the creation of the Centre of Excellence in Paramedic Practice, which recently won the Preferred Provider Status for the Southern Ambulance Alliance (SWAST, SCAS, SECAMB, LAS, IoW) and North West Ambulance Service.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a highly motivated team developing and leading the delivery of Paramedic Apprenticeship Degree Programmes in the South of England. You will lead the SECAMB programme and will work with the universities Principal Lecturer and seconded Clinical Lecturers to deliver the programme. You will also have the opportunity to work alongside fellow programme leads across the country to share best practice. The support of students within clinical placements will also form a significant part of your role.

You will develop positive working relationships with NHS Trusts and other organisations. The University has previously been shortlisted for the Times Higher Education Outstanding Employer Engagement Award and this is reflected in the fact that close collaborative working with a number of organisations is a key requirement of the role.

You will demonstrate enthusiasm for practice-based education and their specialty, and have a willingness to utilise a range of e-learning technologies and other strategies in order to effect the provision of high quality learning opportunities and the best possible student experience. 

Informal Enquiries: Tom Davidson (Principal Lecturer), Tom.davidson@cumbria.ac.uk 

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Paramedic

Employer: Hospice in the Weald

Salary: £31,700 + enhancements and relocation assistance payment 
Full time, part time or bank hours  

Have you considered a career in Hospice Care?  We have vacancies for experienced Paramedics keen to develop their career in primary healthcare and to be part of a multidisciplinary team providing outstanding care to patients and those important to them. 

Our exceptional team deliver high quality Hospice Palliative Care to patients with a terminal illness including Dementia, Cancer, Organ Failure (end stages) and Neurological conditions who are referred/refer themselves to Hospice in the Weald. 

The team also act as a practical and advisory resource to other professions on Hospice palliative care issues, including physical, psychological, social, spiritual support and bereavement care.
We are currently recruiting to vacancies across our Services: Hospice in the Home, In-patient Ward and Cottage Hospice. 

Our staff benefits include the ability to transfer an NHS pension, enhancements including shift lead payments and relocation assistance payments.  

We will give you learning and development opportunities to help you progress and clinical supervision, along with the ability to transfer an NHS pension, annual Cost of Living increase, generous holiday allowance, including long service recognition.  
 
Apply via our website www.hospiceintheweald.org.uk
 
 

HEMS Specialist Paramedic (Critical Care)

Employer: Lincolnshire & Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance Charitable Trust  


The Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance Charitable Trust (LNAACT) is undergoing a period of significant growth and we are looking for exceptional individuals to be part of the Charity’s development by joining the clinical team, based in Waddington, Lincoln.

It is an exciting time to join the Charity as we work towards becoming registered with the Care Quality Commission. We now have opportunities for paramedics who can deliver the highest level of care to patients across Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire.  

As part of a five-year, fixed term contract, we can offer learning and development opportunities to help you achieve the career you aspire to and the opportunity to develop your practice to become a Specialist Paramedic (Critical Care), with the aim of operating autonomously at a clinical practice level 7 within the fixed term.    

Successful candidates will be enthusiastic and experienced clinicians, focused on developing themselves and the service in operational, clinical, and academic areas with a minimum of four years post-registration ambulance operational experience. You will also be a Registered Paramedic with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) who has successfully completed a HCPC approved paramedic process. You will need demonstrable evidence of practice within the last 12 months and have been in a frontline, patient contact role within the last 2 years. 

You will play a vital role in the existing team of clinicians who are professional, enthusiastic and thrive on aspiring for excellence. As a growing Charity, LNAACT has a clear vision for the service and we are keen to invest in our team. 

You must also hold a valid UK current manual driving license for a minimum of 2 years, covering category C1 vehicles and be able to pass all security checks required for access to RAF Waddington.

On commencement of post, the role attracts an AFC Band 6 equivalent and increases to AFC Band 7 equivalent on attainment of academic qualification and operational sign off as a Advanced Paramedic (Critical Care). This position also attracts an unsocial hours benefit. 

As part of the application process we highly recommend that you research both the HEMS role and objectives of the Charity before applying to affirm if this is a role for you.  For further information and informal discussion, please contact Erica Ley, Senior HEMS Paramedic, LNAACT via e.ley@ambucopter.org.uk

To apply please send a covering letter and your current CV to; recruitment@ambucopter.org.uk Successful candidates will be notified of the full process prior to being called forward to the selection day. Closing Date: 0800 2nd November 2020

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