The College of Paramedics is the professional body for paramedics in the UK.  We are committed to strengthening and developing the profession through providing our members with training, advice and support.  We currently represent nearly 20,000 members who are mainly employed by an NHS Trust, a private ambulance service or are studying to become a paramedic.

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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 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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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