NMC Competence Assessor - Oxford

Oxford Brookes University
February 12, 2024
Offerd Salary:£34,980
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NMC Competence Assessor - Oxford

£34,980 rising to £38,205 Part Time, Fixed Term - Professional Ser

This is an exciting opportunity for registered mental health, child nurses and midwives to join an established team of examiners representing all fields of Nursing and Midwifery working in the Oxford Brookes University test of Competence Centre. We offer flexible full and part time working opportunities. You will have a full induction and training programme and as a member of Oxford Brookes University staff you will have access to the benefits provided to Brookes employees. The contract will initially be until February 2025 with a likely extension.

Oxford Brookes University is an approved university to conduct the Nursing Midwifery Council (NMC) Test of Competence. There are 4 other approved universities; Ulster University and University of Northampton, Northumbria University and Leeds Teaching Hospital NHS Trust.

The approved Test Centres provide Part two of the NMC's Test of Competence for international nurses and midwives seeking registration with the NMC. Part two is a nursing or midwifery Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE). The OSCE can only be sat after a candidate successfully passes Part one, and it is the NMC who provides authorisation of this.

At Oxford Brookes University, we have a Test Centre at Marston Road site, Oxford and a second test centre at the Swindon campus. We are currently looking to recruit Registered Midwives to support OSCE assessments Monday- Friday.

The OSCE will simulate a clinical environment and “patient” scenarios which registered nurses and midwives are likely to encounter when they assess, plan, implement and evaluate care. Candidates are expected to utilise a contemporary evidence base and effectively demonstrate safe practical application of nursing and midwifery skills. The Test of Competence is blueprinted against the current UK pre-registration standards and these standards are available on the NMC's website.

For more information about the Test Centre please see: https:// www. brookes.ac.uk/nmc-test-of-competence

For more information about the role of the NMC Competence Assessor contact either of the staff below:

Diane Owen [email protected] Provision Lead 01865 53 4814

Barry Ricketts [email protected] Deputy Provision Lead 01865 53 4343

Amy Volp [email protected] Operations Manager 01865 53 4867

Clare Beesley [email protected] Deputy Operations Manager 01865 64 7407

You will also enjoy the benefits of working at Oxford Brookes University with up to 38 days holiday, rising to 41 days holiday (this includes 13 Bank Holidays and Concessionary Days), a generous Local Government pension scheme (19.2% Employer contribution rate), cycle to work scheme and access to a variety of university facilities (Brookes Nursery, Gym and sports facilities). For more information about benefits please see the document 'All about Brookes' below.

CV and Personal Statement:

As part of the application process all applicants are required to complete our online application form by clicking on the “Apply for Job” button below. All parts of the application form should be completed and in the section of the form called “Supporting Documents”, applicants must upload their CV and a Personal Statement. To complete the Personal Statement part of the application, applicants must download the Personal Statement document which is part of the advert below and complete the form, providing examples and explaining how they meet each item detailed on the document. The Personal Statement must then be uploaded to the application form along with the CV.

At Oxford Brookes, inclusivity is one of our five guiding principles: we take positive steps to create an environment in which we celebrate, value and provide equal opportunity to all. We are committed to recruiting from the widest possible pool and welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates who embrace our values, regardless of their background.

As a Disability Confident Employer, we guarantee to interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential selection criteria.

Interviews will take place on 28 February 2024.

To email the role of NMC Competence Assessor to a friend please copy and paste the link below:

https: // my.corehr.com/pls/oburecruit/erqjobspecdetailsform.jobspec?pid=161200 Closing Date : 12-Feb-2024 Vacancy ID : 161200 Faculty or Directorate : Health and Life Sciences Location : Marston Road Site, Oxford For more information : [email protected] Posted on : 29-Jan-2024

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