Jobs: External examiner opportunities

External Examiner – BSc Registered Nurse / BSc Nursing Studies (franchise programme)

Opening Date:
26 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
26 Mar 2021
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The Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Health is seeking to appoint a new External Examiner for the following International Collaborative Ventures/Franchise Partnership Programmes: BSc (Hons) Registered Nurse Programme (Malta) 2021/22 is the final outgoing year of the programme and consists of five modules (level 6):
  • NS0606 – Practice Learning 5: Clinical decision making in clinical practice
  • NS0607 - Leading & Improving Nursing Practice
  • NS0608 - Practice Learning 6: Internship
  • NS0609 - Foundations of Teaching and Assessing in Nursing Practice
  • NS0610 - Nursing Dissertation
BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies Joint Degree Programme (Malta) 2021/22 is the first level 5 delivery of the programme.
  • NS0530 - Applied health and life sciences
  • NS0531 - Developing and applying knowledge and skills for nursing care
  • NS0532 - Evidenced based nursing
  • NS0533 - Values & principles for nursing people across their lifespan
  • NS0534 - Practice learning 2
From 2022/23 the programme will deliver the following level 5 and 6 modules:
  • NS0530 - Applied health and life sciences
  • NS0531 - Developing and applying knowledge and skills for nursing care
  • NS0532 - Evidenced based nursing
  • NS0533 - Values & principles for nursing people across their lifespan
  • NS0534 - Practice learning 2
  • NS0627 - Foundation of teaching and assessing in nursing practice
  • NS0628 - Leading & improving nursing practice
  • NS0629 - Nursing Dissertation
  • NS0630 - Practice learning 3
The external examiner will be responsible for contributing to the quality assurance of these programmes. You will be involved in the approval of assessment tasks, moderation of student work, completion of an annual report and will be invited to attend examination boards. You may be asked to provide comments on proposed modifications and the development of new modules. Applicants should hold appropriate professional registration and academic qualifications. It is also desirable that applicants have previous experience of working with Collaborative Ventures (CV) Franchise Partners. In addition it is also preferable to have previous experience of external examining although support and guidance can be provided for those new to this role. Full course details and documentation will be provided to the appointee on appointment. The appointment will take effect from 1st August 2021 and will be for a four-year term. If you would like further information regarding this post, please contact: Laura Park – Acting Programme Lead – laura.j.park@northumbria.ac.uk If you are interested in applying, please forward your C.V. to Laura Park at the above email address by 26 March 2021.

Cyfle i arholwr allanol / External Examiner – Mental Health field undergraduate and postgraduate nursing programs

Opening Date:
25 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
31 Mar 2021
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Rhaglen 3 blynedd Nyrsio Iechyd Meddwl BN (Anrh) Nyrsio Iechyd Meddwl Nyrsio Iechyd Meddwl Rhan-amser 2 raglen blwyddyn 9 mis yn dechrau lefel 5 Rhaglen ôl-raddedig 2 flynedd Pg Dip/MSc Nyrsio Iechyd Meddwl MSc Ymarfer Iechyd Meddwl (anghlinigol) 1 flwyddyn yn llawn amser a 3 blynedd yn rhan-amser. Mae'r Ysgol Gwyddorau Iechyd yn ceisio penodi arholwr allanol ar gyfer rhaglenni nyrsio israddedig ac ôl-raddedig maes Iechyd Meddwl. Mae Ysgol y Gwyddorau Iechyd yn seiliedig ar ddau safle yng Ngogledd Cymru, ac mae'n canolbwyntio ar weithio gyda gweithwyr proffesiynol a gwasanaethau iechyd, a chefnogi arloesedd ym maes gofal iechyd. Mae gan yr Ysgol broffil sy'n arwain y byd ym maes ymchwil i wella gofal iechyd. Gwahoddir ceisiadau gan staff academaidd â chymwysterau addas sydd â chofrestriad NMC cyfredol ym maes Iechyd Meddwl ac sydd â chymhwyster addysgu wedi'i gofnodi gyda'r NMC. Byddai profiad o archwilio allanol yn fantais ond nid yw'n hanfodol. Mae'r Ysgol yn gweithredu cyflwyniad ar-lein, marcio ac adborth o aseiniadau. Byddai profiad o Turnitin a Blackboard yn ddymunol, ond darperir hyfforddiant. Bydd deiliad y rôl yn adolygu modiwlau maes Iechyd Meddwl, yn cwblhau adroddiadau monitro, ac yn mynychu'r Bwrdd Arholwyr. Ceir rhagor o wybodaeth am rôl yr Arholwyr Allanol yn https://www.bangor.ac.uk/ar/main/quality/ext_exam.php.en Bydd y penodiad yn weithredol o 1 Medi 2021 a bydd am gyfnod llawn o 4 blynedd. Bydd manylion a dogfennau llawn y cwrs yn cael eu darparu i'r sawl a benodir a bydd diwrnod ymsefydlu yn cael ei drefnu ym Mhrifysgol Bangor ar ôl ei benodi. Cyflwynwch ddatganiadau o ddiddordeb a CV i Seren Roberts seren.roberts@bangor.ac.uk, 01248 383929 BN (Hons) Mental Health Nursing 3 year programme Part-time BN (Hons) Mental Health Nursing 2 year 9 month programme starting level 5 PG Dip/MSc Mental Health Nursing 2 year postgraduate programme MSc Mental Health Practice (non Clinical) 1 year full time and 3 year part time. The School of Health Sciences is seeking the appointment of an external examiner for the Mental Health field undergraduate and postgraduate nursing programs. The School of Health Sciences is based on two sites in North Wales, and has a focus on working with professionals and health services, and supporting innovation in health care. The School has a world-leading profile in research in healthcare improvement. Applications are invited from suitably qualified academic staff who hold current NMC registration in the Mental Health field and hold a recorded teaching qualification with the NMC. Experience of external examining would be an advantage but is not essential. The School operates on-line submission, marking and feedback of assignments. Experience of Turnitin and Blackboard would be desirable, however training will be provided. The role holder will review Mental Health field modules, complete monitoring reports, and attend the Board of Examiners. Further information about the role of the External Examiners can be found at https://www.bangor.ac.uk/ar/main/quality/ext_exam.php.en The appointment will be with effect from 1st Sept 2021 and will be for a full 4-year term. Full course details and documentation will be provided to the appointee and an induction day will be arranged at Bangor University following appointment. Please submit expressions of interest and a CV to Seren Roberts seren.roberts@bangor.ac.uk, 01248 383929

External Examiner – FdSc Nursing Associate programme

Opening Date:
01 Mar 2021
Closing Date:
05 Apr 2021
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The University of Worcester is looking for an external examiner for the department's FdSc two-year Nursing Associate programme. We have been delivering the apprentice programme since April 2017 and since October 2019 have been delivering a new NMC validated programme, which is available by both the UCAS and the apprentice route. Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced academic staff who have an interest (and experience) in the nursing associate programme. The successful applicant must be registered on the appropriate part of the NMC register and have relevant experience of working within nursing. The University of Worcester offers support for external examiners and a full induction day. Further support is also provided by the course lead and module team. The successful applicant would be appointed with effect from September 2021, for a term of four academic years and would be invited to the university external examiner induction day in January 2022. Student assessments are predominantly submitted electronically, and these can be reviewed by the external examiner remotely. Access to assignment briefs, assessment guidance and module content is readily available alongside access to the students' professional E Portfolios. You will be required to view a selection of scripts for designated modules and complete a module external examiner report for each set of assessments reviewed. At the end of the academic year, an annual report is required. Exam boards are held annually, and it is also desirable that the external examiner can attend for one additional day to visit students and practice assessors/supervisors in placement. All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. 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.
  • He/she must not have been a University of Worcester examiner within the last five years.
Informal enquires are welcome and can be made to Linda Bale (Course Leader) at l.bale@worc.ac.uk. Applications are by submission of CV. If you are interested in applying for this role, please send a letter of application and a CV to Linda Bale (Course Leader) at l.bale@worc.ac.uk Closing date for applications is Monday 5th April 2021.

External Examiner Independent/Supplementary Prescribing (V300) programme

Opening Date:
27 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
31 Mar 2021
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The Leicester School of Nursing and Midwifery, within the Faculty of Health Sciences at De Montfort University Leicester is seeking to appoint an External Examiner for our Independent/Supplementary Prescribing (V300) programme at level 6 and 7. Applicants should hold appropriate academic qualifications including current professional registration with NMC or HCPC and a non-medical prescribing qualification. Ideally, candidates will have experience in teaching and examining at a UK HE institution, have a good understanding of quality assurance, and have specific subject knowledge in relation to the educational preparation of future Independent/Supplementary Prescribers. Previous experience as an External Examiner is preferred but not essential. External examiner responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • discussions with academic and administrative teams and students
  • consideration of proposed programme modification(s)
  • review of assessment tasks and examination papers
  • review of samples of student work on modules within the programme, including practice assessment documents/portfolios
  • the endorsement of marks to ensure agreed, fully moderated and externally examined sets of results
  • attendance at appropriate boards of examiners
  • submission of annual reports
The appointment will be from October 2021 and will be for a period of four years. All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. Further details about the course can be found on our website at: https://www.dmu.ac.uk/study/courses/postgraduate-courses/independent-supplementary-prescribing-v300/independent-supplementary-prescribing-v300-level-7.aspx How to apply: Interested individuals should send their expressions of interest together with a full curriculum vitae including your NMC or HCPC registration number, name as it appears on the professional register, details of teaching and external examining experience, along with any other relevant information to hfield@dmu.ac.uk For further information about the role contact: Hilary Field, Non-Medical Prescribing Lead, hfield@dmu.ac.uk 0116 201 3892

External Examiner – Children’s Nursing – Pre-registration BSc/MSc (Hons) Nursing Science/Registered Nurse (Child)

Opening Date:
26 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
26 Mar 2021
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The Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Health is seeking to appoint a new External Examiner for modules on the following programmes:
  • Pre-registration BSc (Hons) Nursing Science/Registered Nurse (Child)
  • Pre-registration BSc (Hons) Nursing Science/Registered Nurse (Child) Degree Apprenticeship.
  • Pre-registration MSc (Hons) Nursing Science/Registered Nurse (Child).
  • Return to Practice (Children’s Nursing)
This covers the following Level 5, 6 & 7 modules:
  • CN0512 Perspectives of Complex Care in Children’s and Young People’s Nursing
  • CN0514 Perspectives of Complex Care in Children’s and Young People’s Nursing (Degree Apprenticeship – Children’s Nursing)
  • NS0524 Practice Module 2: Developing Shared Decision Making (Cross Field Practice Module: Adult, Child, Mental Health & Learning Disability Nursing)
  • AC6735 Return to Practice (Children’s Nursing)
  • NS0621 Practice Module 3: Leadership Quality & Teamwork (Cross Field Practice Module: Adult, Child, Mental Health & Learning Disability Nursing)
  • CN0704 Applied Life Science for Children & Young People’s Nursing
  • CN0706 Assessing and Planning for Complex On-going Needs in Children & Young People’s Nursing
These are recently NMC approved programmes and the external examiner will be responsible for contributing to the quality assurance of these programmes. As subject external examiner you will be involved in the approval and moderation of assessments, completion of annual monitoring reports and will be required to attend examination boards. Applicants should hold appropriate professional registration and academic qualifications. It is preferable to have previous experience of external examining although support and guidance can be provided for those new to this role. Full course details and documentation will be provided to the appointee on appointment. The appointment will take effect from 1st August 2021 and will be for a four-year term. If you would like further information regarding this post, please contact: Jane Callum Programme Leader, jane.callum@northumbria.ac.uk If you are interested in applying, please forward your C.V. to Jane Callum at the above email address by 26 March 2021.

External Examiners – Post Registration Midwifery and the Master’s Examination Boards

Opening Date:
26 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
15 Mar 2021
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The School of Nursing and Midwifery at Queen’s University Belfast is seeking to appoint External Examiners to our Post Registration Midwifery and the Master’s Examination Boards. Experienced External Examiners would be preferred but those seeking a first position and having relevant clinical and educational experience will also be considered. All applicants must be at Senior Lecturer level or above. It is anticipated that you would commence in October 2021 for a period of 4 years. Full course details and documentation will be provided to the appointee with an induction at the University on appointment. The post requires external moderation of assessments, completion of an annual monitoring report and attendance at the relevant Board of Examiner meetings and in line with NMC requirements, visits to Clinical Practice areas. The areas of expertise in which we require examiners are as follows: Specialist Practice Programmes at level 6 and level 7, MSc Advanced Professional Practice and MSc Advanced Professional and Clinical Practice Post Registration Midwifery including Ultrasound, Neonatal and Examination of the Newborn If you would like further details regarding these posts please contact Anne Kearney, a.kearney@qub.ac.uk Interested parties are invited to send a copy of their CV and Covering letter to Anne Kearney, a.kearney@qub.ac.uk The closing date for applications is Monday 15 March 2021.

External Examiner – MSc International Nursing and Leadership programme

Opening Date:
26 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
31 Mar 2021
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The Leicester School of Nursing and Midwifery, at De Montfort University, is seeking to appoint an External Examiner to the new MSc International Nursing and Leadership programme which is due to start in September 2021. This programme is aimed at nurses working in their home country (abroad) who wish to undertake a Masters programme in a UK university, with a focus on leadership in healthcare. The programme has three broad themes: leadership, evidence-based practice and global health. As such, you will be expected to work with a small team of module leaders across this range of modules and you will need to be a nurse registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. Duties will include the review of the students’ academic work, attendance at assessment boards and writing an annual report. All appointments are subject to meeting the University’s criteria for the appointment of external examiners. The successful applicant would be appointed with effect from April 2021 for a term of four academic years. For more information, please contact the Programme Leader, Julian Stribling (0116 201 3921). If you would like to be considered for the role, please forward your CV, by the end of March 2021, to: jstribling@dmu.ac.uk

External Examiner – MSc Advanced Physiotherapy

Opening Date:
24 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
23 Apr 2021
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We are seeking to find a replacement external examiner for the next academic year for the MSc Advanced Physiotherapy course. The University of Brighton offers extensive support for external examiners and holds workshops annually. Further support is also provided by the Course Leader and the Academic Lead for Postgraduate Education. The University normally expects external examiners to attend a minimum of one examination board per year. 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 examinations undertaken;
  • Applicants should have recently been employed (or are still employed) within a university appointment;
  • He/she must not have been a University of Brighton examiner within the last five years;
  • He/she will have a recognised Physiotherapy qualification, and be Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) registered.
One External Examiner is required for the post-registration MSc Advanced Physiotherapy course The MSc Advanced Physiotherapy course has a mixture of FT and PT students from the UK, Europe and other countries. It is part of the CPE and PG Education Programme in the School of Health Sciences. The course is a flexible course so students can put together a programme of study which is suitable for their needs (60 credits core modules + 60 credits optional modules + 60 credit dissertation). As external you would be responsible for a mix of some of the core modules (including research methods), dissertations and the optional Physiotherapy modules. Commencement date 1st January 2022 for a period of 4 years For an informal discussion, please contact: Postgraduate Academic Lead – Dr Lucy Redhead, l.redhead@brighton.ac.uk Please forward your curriculum vitae to Nicky Pont, N.Pont@brighton.ac.uk, with the title of the course in the subject line. Further information about the School of Health Sciences may be found on the University website at www.brighton.ac.uk

External Examiner – MSc Programmes and Modules

Opening Date:
23 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
31 Mar 2021
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External Examiner: MSc Programmes and Modules. Bangor University, School of Health Science is seeking to appoint an External Examiner for our MSc pathways and modules. This post will involve external moderation of work relating to several modules of study at level 7 including MSc in Leadership and Quality Improvement, MSc Dementia Studies and DHealthcare (Implementation, Public Health as well as Ageing and Dementia). A new DHealthcare pathway is also being developed for validation with a focus on Social Work, Social Care and Well-being. As usual, the successful applicant will be expected to attend Boards of Examiner meetings (usually two examination board per year in May and October) and complete an annual monitoring report. The post requires that external examiners possess a master's degree or above and be at senior lecturer level or equivalent, it would be an advantage to have current NMC or HCPC registration. This appointment will be from 1 September 2021 for four years. Induction is provided at the University on appointment. Applications are by submission of a CV to Dr Sara Roberts on sara.roberts@bangor.ac.uk. For further information or to apply for this post, please contact Ms Sian Davies, Deputy Director for Teaching and Learning.

External Examiner – Postgraduate Taught Programmes

Opening Date:
24 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
06 Apr 2021
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The Nursing & Health Care School requires two external examiners for the following programmes:
  • MSc Advanced Nursing Science, MSc (Med Sci) Advanced Practice in Health Care and PgCert Leadership in Health & Social Care (ODL).
Our programmes aim to enable students to develop their skills and attributes in education, research, critical thinking, global citizenship and leadership. Students are typically experienced healthcare professionals from a range of international or UK backgrounds, who continue in clinical practice during their studies or return to practice after graduation. The ideal candidates would be suitably qualified nurse academics who are familiar with postgraduate teaching and programme management, and who have previous experience as an external examiner. Appointments will commence at the start of the academic year in 2021-22 and run for four years. Successful applicants will be responsible for reviewing a range of courses and/or independent projects. The main duties would normally be as follows:
  • Review and evaluate assessment and feedback processes throughout the year
  • Attend the main examination board/s
  • Submit an annual external examiner report.
  • Advise the programme team on programme structure and enhancements
Appointments are subject to the University Senate’s criteria for the appointment of external examiners. Informal inquiries can be made to Dr Eileen Cowey (eileen.cowey@glasgow.ac.uk) Interested applicants should submit a CV and letter of interest by email to the Postgraduate Programme Administrator, Kirsty McColl (kirsty.mccoll@glasgow.ac.uk)