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External Examiner – BN Nursing (Child Health)

Opening Date:
16 Oct 2018
Closing Date:
2 Nov 2018
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Edinburgh Napier University is seeking to appoint an external examiners for its Bachelor of Nursing (Child Health) Programme and modules contained within the programme. The programme recruits students across 4 fields of Nursing (Adult Health; Child Health; Learning Disabilities and Mental Health) an external examiner is required for the Child Health field of Nursing. Applications are sought for an examiner that has demonstrable experience of teaching and assessing in the following subject areas:
  • BN [Child Health]
Clinical nursing practice for child health students; essential skills for child health; vulnerability in childhood; child health nursing in diverse environments; acute care in child health. External examiners for the BN programme would be expected to meet with students at least once per year in addition to attendance at Examination Boards. Most coursework is electronically submitted by students and is marked online using Grademark and Turnitin. External examiners will be required to use the online moderating process. User guides and support will be available. The University appointments for external examiners are normally for a period of 4 years. Closing date for applications: 2nd November 2018 Applications by comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and should be sent via email to Dr Nicola Ring: N.Ring@napier.ac.uk For further information please contact: Debbie McGirr, Field Lead for Child Health

External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography

Opening Date:
15 Oct 2018
Closing Date:
30 Nov 2018
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The School of Health Sciences at University of Suffolk is seeking to appoint an External Examiner to our BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography Course. This is a well-established course with an average cohort size of 74 students per year. Assessment Board dates are available in advance and are spread across the academic year. External Examiners are expected to oversee the quality of modules, attend Assessment Boards and meet with students on the programme. A range of assessments are used and all written work is submitted online. You will be expected to produce a module report for each module reviewed and complete an annual report that contributes to the Risk-based Monitoring and Enhancement process. Applicants will be required to have: Relevant academic expertise and experience in diagnostic radiography.
  • A master’s degree in a radiography-related subject or PhD.
  • Current employment within a UK university with no formal links with the University in the last five years.
All new examiners to the University will be expected to attend an induction event for External Examiners. Tenure of appointment is usually four years. Interested individuals are welcome to contact Chris Cobb, Course Leader, for further information, c.cobb@uos.ac.uk, 01473 338441 . Please submit your written expression of interest and full CV to Chris at the email address above

External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Radiotherapy & Oncology

Opening Date:
15 Oct 2018
Closing Date:
30 Nov 2018
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The School of Health Sciences at University of Suffolk is seeking to appoint an External Examiner to our BSc (Hons) Radiotherapy & Oncology Course. This is a well-established course with an average cohort size of 20 students per year. Assessment Board dates are available in advance and are spread across the academic year. External Examiners are expected to oversee the quality of modules, attend Assessment Boards and meet with students on the programme. A range of assessments are used and all written work is submitted online. You will be expected to produce a module report for each module reviewed and complete an annual report that contributes to the Risk-based Monitoring and Enhancement process. Applicants will be required to have:
  • Relevant academic expertise and experience in therapeutic radiography.
  • A master’s degree in a radiography-related subject or PhD.
  • Current employment within a UK university with no formal links with the University in the last five years.
All new examiners to the University will be expected to attend an induction event for External Examiners. Tenure of appointment is usually four years. Interested individuals are welcome to contact Zoe Grant, Course Leader, for further information, z.grant3@uos.ac.uk, 01473 338550 Please submit your written expression of interest and full CV to Zoe at the email address above.

External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Nursing (Adult)

Opening Date:
12 Oct 2018
Closing Date:
16 Nov 2018
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The Faculty of Health and Wellbeing at the University of Bolton is seeking to appoint an External Examiner from February 2019, for the above course. Applications are invited for this vacancy from suitably qualified and experienced academic staff with experience of External Examining. If you would like more information about the course or post, please contact: Vicky MacMillan Programme Leader, Faculty of Health and Wellbeing University of Bolton. Deane Road Bolton BL3 5AB Email: v.macmillan@bolton.ac.uk

External Examiner – BA (Hons) Education, Psychology and Counselling

Opening Date:
12 Oct 2018
Closing Date:
31 Oct 2018
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We are looking for a dedicated individual to undertake the role of external examiner for our Education, Psychology and Counselling programme at Sheffield Hallam University. Your role & responsibilities would include:
  • confirming the comparability of standards of student performance at Sheffield Hallam University with those of similar modules at other UK Institutions of Higher Education;
  • confirming that the assessment process in its entirety is sound, and has been fairly conducted with full regard to justice to students;
  • Reporting and advising on the above by means of approving coursework and examination papers and providing an annual report to the University.
You should have appropriate expertise and experience to be able to undertake a role in the assurance of academic standards in Higher Education. In particular, we are seeking a candidate with an academic/practitioner background in counselling to be able to examine the counselling-related modules within the degree. The appointees will be required to moderate a sample of scripts in relation to selected modules within the above programmes. You will also be required to produce an annual report and attend Assessment Boards as appropriate. You will also be required to attend a one day University External Examiners Induction session. Please send expressions of interest and an accompanying CV to Dr Andrew Morrison Your CV should contain the following information:
  • Current and recent employment history
  • HE and Professional Qualifications
  • Current and previous external examiner engagements
  • Experience of course/module leader roles
  • Teaching experience
  • Research and related Scholarly/ Professional Activity/ Consultancy
All appointments are subject to verification of eligibility to work in the UK, as per UK Visas and Immigration requirements. Please refer to the UKVI website for further information.

External Examiner – MSc Leadership and Management in Health and Social Care

Opening Date:
11 Oct 2018
Closing Date:
25 Oct 2018
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We are seeking to appoint an External Examiner for the Master of Science (Hons) Leadership and Management in Health and Social Care programme. Our programme aims to build graduates with expertise and skills in: self-leadership, leading others, and leading an organisation/team. These skills gained from the programme are intended to build visionary leaders who can affect the quality of care in health and social care settings, both in England and throughout the world. Assessments are varied in their structure and include written assignments, examinations, posters, professional conversations, and grading-in-practice. The post available will be effective from 1.11.18. Applicants should hold appropriate academic qualifications; preferably have previous experience of acting in the role as an External Examiner and have a background in leadership in Health and Social Care. Examination Boards take place once each term. For further information please contact Programme Lead Dr Richard Giordano, r.giordano@soton.ac.uk If you are interested in applying, please forward your Curriculum Vitae and your area of interest/expertise by e-mail to Leo Baines-Jump, L.Baines-Jump@soton.ac.uk, outlining your teaching, research and External Examining Experience.

External Examiner – Return to Practice Nursing Programme (RtP)

Opening Date:
11 Oct 2018
Closing Date:
25 Oct 2018
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City, University of London is looking to recruit an External Examiner for: External Examiner for the Return to Practice Nursing Programme (RtP) The Return to practice programme offered by City University, London. This programme is designed to meet the needs of nurses from all fields of nursing practice (Adult, Children’s, Mental Health and Learning Disability) whose registration with the NMC has lapsed, and who wish to return to clinical nursing practice. Following successful completion of the programme you will be recommended for re registration on the NMC register. The aim of this programme is to provide the opportunity for registered nurses to achieve the knowledge, skills and competencies required by the Nursing & Midwifery Council to return to practice. The module supports students to develop their knowledge, skills and values to meet the changing needs of complex healthcare in the 21st Century. Students are expected to demonstrate professional values, exercise clinical judgement, champion diversity and challenge inequalities. The student will be a critical user of research and a range of evidence to guide and develop their practice. This module fosters a commitment to lifelong learning and academic excellence, and to work towards achieving their future aspirations as a registered practitioner. The course is modular in design and requires the student to be successful in each module assessment. Following the recent publication of the NMC standards we will redevelopment the Return to Practice Programme and the individual appointed to the External Examiner role for this programme would be expected to contribute to the redevelopment process. To discuss the role, please email me at m.ellis@city.ac.uk Please feel free to circulate this message to your colleagues/networks.

External Examiner – Department of Psychology

Opening Date:
10 Oct 2018
Closing Date:
9 Nov 2018
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The Department of Psychology at Swansea University is seeking an external examiner for our undergraduate programmes. These include single honours psychology and joint honours with criminology and education. Programmes share a number of core modules, and are BPS accredited. Role Specification: The external examiner is asked to look at a sample of the assessments and report on: • the administration of the programme • the standards and consistency of internal marking • the standards of student performance • the extent to which the regulations and processes of the University are correctly applied and adhered to • whether the academic standards of the programme are appropriate • examples of good practice identified The successful applicant will be asked to attend one examination board per year and submit an annual report following this. External examiners are also required to provide comments on proposed modifications and the development of new modules within their area of expertise. Essential Criteria: Currently working in a higher education institution Have competence and experience in the field of study Have relevant academic and/or professional qualifications to at least the level of the qualification being assessed Desirable Criteria: Previous experience as an external examiner Date of appointment: September 2019 – September 2023 Programme details will be provided to the appointee and induction/training offered. Please note that due to existing external examiner arrangements, we are not able accept applications from staff in the following institutions: Sussex, Birmingham, Bournemouth, Nottingham, University College London, Sheffield, Brunel University London, Roehampton (or anywhere else that members of the Swansea Psychology teaching team are currently appointed as external examiners themselves). Please send initial expressions of interest and a CV to the programme leader, Dr Rob Lowe r.p.lowe@swansea.ac.uk

External Examiner – Return to Practice Nursing Programme (RtP)

Opening Date:
8 Oct 2018
Closing Date:
22 Oct 2018
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External Examiner for the Return to Practice Nursing Programme (RtP) The Return to practice programme offered by City University, London. This programme is designed to meet the needs of nurses from all fields of nursing practice (Adult, Children’s, Mental Health and Learning Disability) whose registration with the NMC has lapsed, and who wish to return to clinical nursing practice. Following successful completion of the programme you will be recommended for re registration on the NMC register. The aim of this programme is to provide the opportunity for registered nurses to achieve the knowledge, skills and competencies required by the Nursing & Midwifery Council to return to practice. The module supports students to develop their knowledge, skills and values to meet the changing needs of complex healthcare in the 21st Century. Students are expected to demonstrate professional values, exercise clinical judgement, champion diversity and challenge inequalities. The student will be a critical user of research and a range of evidence to guide and develop their practice. This module fosters a commitment to lifelong learning and academic excellence, and to work towards achieving their future aspirations as a registered practitioner. The course is modular in design and requires the student to be successful in each module assessment. Following the recent publication of the NMC standards we will redevelopment the Return to Practice Programme and the individual appointed to the External Examiner role for this programme would be expected to contribute to the redevelopment process. More information about City’s External Examiners policy can be found at http://www.city.ac.uk/about/education/quality-manual/7-external-examining The post will initially be for 4 years. To discuss the role, please email me at m.ellis@city.ac.uk. Please feel free to circulate this message to your colleagues/networks.

External Examiner-Pre-Reg Nursing (Adult)

Opening Date:
8 Oct 2018
Closing Date:
12 Nov 2018
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The School of Nursing, Midwifery & Social Work is seeking to appoint an external examiner for our outgoing and new Pre-Registration Nursing Programme. (Recruiting annually). A number of external examiners from all fields of nursing are currently involved. Most of our assessments take place on-line and you will be able to view the work in this way. To ensure that all University & NMC requirements are met we hold both module and programme boards across the year. The appointment is from September 2019 and will be for a 4 year period. In addition we are currently developing apprentice and postgraduate routes for delivery from September 2019 (subject to NMC approval). Therefore, experience of teaching and assessing at undergraduate and postgraduate level with current field specific registration and a Masters level qualification are essential pre-requisites. Experience of teaching and assessing at postgraduate level would also be desirable. Please make expressions of interest with a current CV to Claire.thurgate@canterbury.ac.uk
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