Mrs Amanda Jones Registered Nurse , Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (HV), MSC Public Health, PGCtHE, Registered Nurse Teacher, Registered Nurse Prescriber, Fellow for the Higher Education Academy

Mrs Amanda Jones

Principal in Healthcare Education

Department of Life Sciences

Contact Details

Profile

Amanda Jones is the Principal Lead for Healthcare Education and Scheme Coordinator  for the BSc Nursing Programme at Aberystwyth University, and has  Executive and Operational responsibility for the Programme for Adult and Mental Health Nursing and leads the nursing team. Amanda leads on stakeholder engagement with Practice Learning Partners and Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW), who commission the nursing degree places within Wales. Amanda has worked on several tender applications and bids, and has been successful in being awarded additional funding to support Healthcare Education in the Mid-Wales locality. Amanda is experienced in public speaking in both Welsh and English language. 

Amanda has been a  Registered Nurse for  30 years and also a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (Health Visiting), having extensive experience of working as a health visitor within the Flying Start programme within the locality. Amanda has an MSc in Public Health with an expertise in Children and Young People's safeguarding. She has a Post Graduate Certificate in teaching in Higher Education (PGCtHE) completed through the medium of Welsh, and is a Fellow for the Higher Education Academy.. 

Amanda is a Registered Nurse Teacher with the Nursing and Midwifery Council and a Registered.Community Nurse Prescriber

Amanda has previously worked as a Senior Lecturer for Swansea University and was also the Welsh language Lead for the College in implementing the Welsh language Standards across the College prior to commencing in post within Aberystwyth University. Amanda has extensive experience in teaching in higher education and has supported students at undergraduate and post graduate levels both academically and clinically through the medium of Welsh and English.

Amanda is a fluent Welsh speaker and is an External Examiner for Sunderland University, and an external subject specialist for NMC programme approval within additional Higher Education Institutions.

Amanda won a Staff Award in 2017 for 'Promoting equality, diversity & inclusion'

Amanda sits on the Council of Deans of Health Wales and also the Pre-registration nursing group for Wales.

Additional Information

Amanda is also a Qualified developmental baby masseur

Research

Amanda has two publications through the medium of Welsh Language:

Dysgu Am: Rhoi a Derbyn Gofal yn y Gymraeg - Llyfrgell y Coleg - Powered by Planet eStream (porth.ac.uk)

Plant yn gor-ddefnyddio dyfeisiau electronig – oes angen i ni boeni? – Golwg360

Amanda has also presented at the RCN Conference in Bristol

Rural Health and Care Wales Conference 2019

Responsibilities

Principal Lead and Head of  Healthcare Education

Executive responsibility for healthcare education programmes

Programme Co-ordinator for BSc Nursing (Adult & Mental Health fields)

Practice Placement lead and coordinator

Team manager for Healthcare education centre staff

Diversity and Inclusitivity Lead

Maternity Advisor

Curriculum quality monitoring & reporting

Operational lead for the Programme

Additional Needs/ Student support coordinator

DBS/ Occupational Health Compliance

Office Hours (Student Contact Times)

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday