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Lecturer with Non-Medical Prescribing (V300)

Opening Date:
23 May 2018
Closing Date:
1 Jun 2018
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School of Health, Nursing and Midwifery Full-Time (Permanent): 35 hours per week Salary : £35,550 - £47,722 Location: Paisley We are currently seeking a Registered Non-Medical Prescribing Practitioner (V300) who is experienced in Non-Medical Prescribing Practice with a master's degree in a relevant subject. Working closely with our students, you will have a clearly defined link to enhance practice and skills development. Experience of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, a teaching qualification, evidence of research and a Doctoral qualification would be advantageous. This post is full-time, permanent and based at the Paisley campus and you will need to travel to other campuses where required. Appointment will be made at a salary level appropriate to the successful candidate's experience & career stage, with role requirements commensurate with expertise and experience. For Informal enquiries about this post, please contact Mrs Jacqueline McFadyen, Senior Lecturer, Community on 0141 848 3782, or e-mail jackie.mcfadyen@uws.ac.uk https://jobs.uws.ac.uk/

External Examiner

Opening Date:
23 May 2018
Closing Date:
1 Jul 2018
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Postgraduate Provision (MSc Health Studies) The School is seeking to appoint a subject external examiner to a range of modules within our post-registration postgraduate suite of programmes. The remit involves assessment of theory modules relating to the MSc Health Studies programme: Modules • MSc Dissertation • Responding to Public Health Challenges • Social Marketing in Health Care External examiner responsibilities include moderation of assessments, completion of an annual monitoring report and attendance at subject panels where student marks are ratified. A schedule of subject panels per academic session will be made available. The School uses an electronic marking system associated with the originality checking programme Turnitin, called Grademark. External examiners are required to make use of the system during the external moderation process (this being accessible through Moodle Virtual Learning Environment). Experienced and new external examiners will be considered provided the applicant has the relevant professional qualification(s) and experience. Relevant professional experience in the fields of health and social care and NMC registration and a valid teaching qualification are essential requirements for this post. The appointment will be with effect from 1 October 2018 to 30 September 2022. Full details of the programmes and modules will be provided to appointees and an induction day will be held by the University following appointment. Further information about UWS policy for external examiners is available at: http://www.uws.ac.uk/externalexaminers/ For informal discussion, please contact: • Angela Bonar, Programme Leader: angela.bonar@uws.ac.uk, Tel 01698 283100 Ext. 8656 For nomination form, please contact: • Hazel Shepherd, School Service Delivery Officer: hazel.shepherd@uws.ac.uk, Tel 01698 283100 Ext 846

MSc Advanced Professional Practice in Occupational Therapy

Opening Date:
23 May 2018
Closing Date:
12 Jun 2018
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We are seeking to appoint a Subject External Examiner for the MSc Advanced Professional Practice in Occupational Therapy pathway. The programme is based within the School of Health Professions, Faculty of Health and Human Sciences. Students on the pathway will be Occupational Therapists, but will share modules with other registered health and social care professionals for example Physiotherapists, Podiatrists, Paramedics and social workers. Consequently, the external examiner would be an Occupational Therapist with experience of post-graduate educational provision, have a recordable teaching qualification and a current registration with the HCPC. Modules to be examined include a focus on occupational science, interprofessional and distance learning. The appointment will be for 4 years and the commitment required is as follows:
  • Currently three assessment panels a year (March, June, and November) and the submission of external examiner reports
  • To review a range of coursework throughout the year
  • To attend one assessment event per year if appropriate (for example, OSCE or oral presentation)
  • To engage in communication with the programme team
  • To carry out at least one interim engagement per year (which may take the form of a ‘virtual’ visit by video conference/Skype in recognition of the logistical difficulties presented by Plymouth’s geographical location) and at least one face to face visit during the term of office to obtain feedback from staff and to strengthen their engagement with the ongoing teaching and learning process
All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. If you would like to be considered for this, please submit a CV by email to caroline.crawford@plymouth.ac.uk by 11th June 2018 or for further information please contact the Pathway Lead Dr Alison Warren on 01752 587582 or email: alison.warren@plymouth.ac.uk

External Examiner – Critical Care Course

Opening Date:
22 May 2018
Closing Date:
15 Jun 2018
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The College of Nursing, Midwifery and Healthcare is seeking to appoint an external examiner for the following modules on the BSc/MSc Professional Practice:
  • History Taking and Physical Assessment L6/ Advanced History Taking and Physical Examination with Clinical Reasoning L7
  • Introduction to Care of the Critically Ill Adult L 6&7
  • Adult Emergency Care L 6&7
  • Delivering Contemporary Intensive Care L 6&7
  • Clinical Innovation and Contextual Decision Making in Intensive Care Practice L 6&7
  • Early Recognition of the Deteriorating Patient L 6&7
Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced lecturers in nursing, with an active interest/expertise in acute and critical care education for post qualified heath care professionals. Interested applicants should preferably have had experience of external examining in at least one other Higher Education Institution. The appointment will be with effect from September 2018 and tenure will normally be for a period of four years. As an External Examiner you will be expected to:
  • Have current registration with the NMC
  • Be employed in Higher Education, and have experience teaching and assessing at levels 6 and 7.
  • Moderate samples of examination/essay scripts and other assessed materials, advising module assessment boards on the content and standard of assessments.
  • Attend a minimum of 2 assessment boards a year, which are held on our Brentford campus.
  • Attend the Annual Field Reviews.
  • Review new modules in preparation for validation events.
  • Advise on academic misconduct and appeal cases.
  • Submitting an annual report to the University Quality Boards.
You would be part of a team of external examiners. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions. If you are interested in the above post please send your expression of interest, together with a full CV, to: Laila Paulsen Academic Quality Lead laila.paulsen@uwl.ac.uk 0208 209 4118

External Examiner – BSc (Hons) and Post Graduate Diploma Specialist Community Public Health Nursing

Opening Date:
22 May 2018
Closing Date:
19 Jun 2018
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The Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, at Northumbria University, is looking to appoint an External Examiner for our Specialist Community Public Health Nursing Programme. The appointed external examiner will have responsibility for an identified number of modules within the programme and will have opportunities to meet with other external examiners during the academic year. Applicants should hold appropriate professional registration and academic qualifications. It is preferable to have previous experience of external examining although support and guidance will be provided for those new to this role. The appointment will take effect from 1 August 2018 and will be for a four year term. Full course details, documentation and induction materials will be provided to the appointee in preparation for the role. If you would like further information regarding this post please contact:
  • Linda Mages, Senior Lecturer, 0191 2156349
If you are interested in applying, please forward your C.V. to Linda Mages, linda.mages@northumbria.ac.uk

Social Determinants of Health and Wellbeing (L4 – Interprofessional module) Evidence Informed Practice and Decision Making (L5 – uniprofessional module)

Opening Date:
21 May 2018
Closing Date:
29 Jun 2018
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The School of Nursing, Midwifery & Health, at Coventry University, wishes to appoint an External Examiner to support our current team of external examiners for modules within the Collaborative Curriculum. Pre-registration students from Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Dietetics, Paramedic Science, Operating Department Practice and Midwifery engage in the modules as part of their course. Coventry University offers extensive support for external examiners and holds briefing workshops annually. Further support is also provided by the professional lead, course directors and course administrators. The University normally expects external examiners to attend a minimum of one examination board per year and to complete an annual External Examiner Monitoring Report The appointed External Examiner will work alongside other external examiners advising and commenting on Collaborative Curriculum. Applicants are advised that the University applies the following criteria to external examiners:
  • The area of expertise of external examiners is within the area of assessment undertaken;
  • Applicants should have recently been employed (or are still employed) within a university appointment;
  • Applicants must not have been a Coventry University examiner or employee within the last five years;
  • Applicants will have a qualification registered with the HCPC or the NMC, a commitment to interprofessional education and in addition ideally will also have external examining experience.
For informal enquiries or an application form please contact Simon Igo, Principle Lecturer. hsx267@coventry.ac.uk, 02477 655825

External Examiner – Pre-registration Adult Nursing Course

Opening Date:
21 May 2018
Closing Date:
29 Jun 2018
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The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health at Coventry University is seeking to appoint a new external examiner for the pre-registration Adult Nursing course. This course is offered both on the Coventry and Scarborough campuses and the successful applicant would visit students and practice on both campuses. Attendance at Subject and Programme Assessment Boards is a requirement of the post holder, and the Boards would be held on the Coventry site. Experience of external examining would be advantageous. It is a pre-requisite of this role that any applicants are recorded on the NMC register as qualified teachers. The University provides an induction programme for all new external examiners and extensive support will be offered by the course team. The closing date for applications is 29 June 2018 with a view to commencing in September 2018. For an application form please contact Mrs Lin Heal, Course Administrator, l.heal@coventry.ac.uk; 02477 655922. Or For further information please contact Laura Strumidlo, Principal Lecturer in Nursing, ac9039@coventry.ac.uk, 02477 655930.

External Examiner – Return to Practice Nursing

Opening Date:
19 May 2018
Closing Date:
15 Jun 2018
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We are seeking to appoint a subject External Examiner from the adult, child, mental health and learning disability fields of nursing for the Return to Practice Nursing course. This programme is based in the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Health, Education and Life Sciences. The position requires the External Examiner to have a current registration in their respective field with the Nursing & Midwifery Council. This, and revalidation, will be checked on application and on an annual basis. The appointment will commence immediately; the tenure is for a perod of four years. All External Examiner appointment are subject to approval by the University Academic board. Role requirements:
  • Comment on the content of the subject area particularly with regard to subject benchmarks
  • Examine assessment briefs, exam and student work to ensure academic standards of students are comparable with those in other UK higher education extablishments of which the external examiner has experience
  • Provide informative comment and recommendations on whether the assessment process measures student achievement rigorously and fairly against the intended outcomes of the programme and is conducted in line with relevant polices and regulations.
  • Attend examination board/s and submit an annual report
  • Engage in communication with the academic and programme team.
Please note that External Examiners are required to engage with assessment of both theory and practice elements of the programme where relevant. Previous experience as an External Examiner is not necessary as the University is able to provide mentorship to the successful applicant. If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply to https://jobs.bcu.ac.uk/Vacancy.aspx?id=1434&forced=1 For further information about the role, please contact Chris Jones, Programme Leader chris.jones@bcu.ac.uk 0121 331 6117 Our standard fee for External Examiners is £450.00 per academic year.

External Examiner – Pre-registration Midwifery (BSc (Hons) & PgDip)

Opening Date:
18 May 2018
Closing Date:
15 Jun 2018
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Northumbria University, Faculty of Health & Life Sciences are seeking to appoint an external examiner for our Pre-registration Midwifery Programmes (module allocations will be across the BSc (Hons) and PgDip programmes). Modules are allocated between two external examiners. An innovative new curriculum was implemented from September 2017 based on Mary Renfrew’s, ‘Framework for Quality Maternal and Newborn Care’. This has resulted in novel approaches to teaching and assessment strategies; including a continued strong inter-professional learning theme. We link with four NHS Trusts across a wide geographical area, which the External Examiner visits on an annual rotating basis, to meet senior staff, mentors and students in practice. The appointment will take effect from 1 August 2018 for a four-year tenure. We are looking for someone:
  • who is suitably qualified with expertise in the above areas, ideally a Programme Leader or Senior Lecturer on similar programmes
  • Previous experience as an external examiner is strongly preferred.
  • You will be required to view a selection of scripts/videos for designated modules and complete a module external examiner report for each set of assignments reviewed. The majority of assessments can be reviewed remotely via our electronic learning platform.
  • The Exam board will meet once a year, an annual report is required.
If you are interested in applying for this role (or to request further information), please send a recent CV to Vivien Perry, Programme Lead.

External Examiner – BSc Paramedic Science (subject to approval) / FdSc Paramedic Sciences / DipHE Paramedic Sciences

Opening Date:
16 May 2018
Closing Date:
22 Jun 2018
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The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health at Coventry University wishes to appoint an External Examiner to support its current team of external examiners for the suite of Paramedic Sciences programmes, BSc (subject to approval), DipHE, FdSc for a four-year period commencing September 2018. Coventry University offers extensive support for external examiners and holds briefing workshops annually. Further support is also provided by the professional lead, course directors and course administrators. The University normally expects external examiners to attend a minimum of one examination board per year and to complete an annual External Examiner Monitoring Report. The appointed External Examiner will work alongside other external examiners advising and commenting on the BSc Paramedic Science (subject to approval) / FdSc Paramedic Sciences / DipHE Paramedic Sciences. Applicants are advised that the University applies the following criteria to external examiners:
  • The area of expertise of external examiners is within the area of assessment undertaken;
  • Applicants should have recently been employed (or are still employed) within a university appointment;
  • Applicants must not have been a Coventry University examiner or employee within the last five years;
  • Applicants will have a qualification registered with the HCPC as a Paramedic and, in addition, ideally will also have external examining experience.
Informal enquiries can be made to Mark Garratt, Principal Lecturer in Paramedic Science (aa3136@coventry.ac.uk, 02477 655942). For an application form please contact Mrs Joy Sweatman, Course Administrator (Email ab5780@coventry.ac.uk, 02477 657657).
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