External Examiner – Midwifery and Independent study modules (UG/CPD)

Opening Date:
22 Nov 2016
Closing Date:
9 Dec 2016
Salary Range:

University of the West of England, Bristol, Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences, is seeking to appoint the following external examiner from September 2017 for Midwifery and Independent study modules within our CPD and undergraduate provision.

Reference PQ06/16

The following current modules are expected to be part of the examiners portfolio:

  • Independent study
  • Preparation of Supervisors of Midwives
  • Complex Pregnancy Assessment, risk and care planning
  • Managing Maternal Critical Care
  • Examination of the Newborn
  • Newborn Health Assessment
  • Leading the Drive for Promoting Normal Childbirth
  • Return to Midwifery
  • Perinatal Mental Health for Health Practitioners
  • Negotiated study

Applications will be accepted from individuals new to the examining role with relevant professional experience. UWE CPD modules can be taken as part of a programme or individually as standalone.

Essential Criteria

  • Current Midwifery NMC registration
  • Educated to Masters level

All appointments are subject to meeting the University’s criteria for the appointment of external examiners.

We are unable to accept applications from the following Universities for this post; St Georges and Kingston University, Edinburgh Napier, Ulster University

Tenure: 4 years

Field Boards – currently February, June, July, November. We expect External Examiners would be able to attend at least 2 out of 4 boards.

More information about the external examiner role at UWE is available here http://www1.uwe.ac.uk/aboutus/departmentsandservices/professionalservices/academicservices/qualitymanagement/externalexaminerresources.aspx

Please submit a CV and covering letter to Angela.Hudson@uwe.ac.uk by the closing date.

For more information please contact the field leader Angela Hudson, 0117 3288635, Angela.Hudson@uwe.ac.uk
Closing Date: 9/12/16

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