Jobs: External examiner opportunities

External Examiner – MSc pre-registration Dietetics (subject to HCPC approval July 2021)

Opening Date:
06 May 2021
Closing Date:
31 May 2021
Salary Range:
External Examiner required; MSc pre-registration Dietetics (subject to HCPC approval July 2021) The post will require consideration of portfolios and assessments related to several modules of study. Modules: Year 1
  • Dietetic Theory and Practice 1 – Biopsychosocial patchwork text, case management oral presentation (related to placement 1) and assessment of practice (40 credits)
  • Research 1- Literature review and oral presentation (20 credits)
  • Applied Physiology, Biochemistry and Nutrition- Dietetic science essay (20 credits)
  • Professional Development 1- Portfolio reflective account based on HCPC audit (20 credits)
Year 2
  • Dietetic Theory and Practice 2- Professional practice report related to placement 2, case presentation related to placement 3, assessment of practice (30 credits)
  • Research 2- Dissertation (20 credits)
  • Professional Development 2- Practice development poster - oral presentation related to placement 4 (20 credits).
Note: Research 1, Professional Development 1, Research 2 and Professional Development 2 are shared modules with the MSc Occupational Therapy and MSc Physiotherapy programmes – only the dietetics element of these will need to be reviewed. The appointment is to start in Autumn 2021. Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced academic staff. The successful applicant will be invited to attend an induction day prior to commencement of the role. Responsibilities include: commenting on draft assessment guidelines, commenting on draft examination papers, reviewing samples of students’ work, attending meetings of examiners (up to two per year), and submitting an annual report. Please send expressions of interest in the form of a CV to Robbie Meehan, R.Meehan@uea.ac.uk, 01603 593083.

External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Nursing with NMC registration

Opening Date:
10 May 2021
Closing Date:
04 Jun 2021
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The University of Derby, School of Nursing and Professional Practice is seeking to appoint an external examiner to the above course for an interim period of 1 year. The BSc is a three-year full time programme. Students who successfully complete the course are eligible to apply for entry to the NMC register as Registered Nurse in their specific field of enrolment. The courses contain some shared modules which are taken with students from the three fields of nursing. The successful candidate will therefore join a team of external examiners for the pre-registration nursing courses and will take responsibility for the BSc for three modules. The successful candidate must be Registered Nurse and have experience of teaching across pre-registration nursing. The successful candidate will be asked to attend approximately 2 academic boards per academic year and meet with students/practice once a year. Whilst external examiner experience is desirable, we welcome expressions of interest from individuals new to this role. The successful candidate will be offered an induction programme and will be supported throughout the duration of their tenure. The term of office for the successful candidate will be for a period of 1 year from May 2021. For expressions of interest please send a current CV to T.Critchlow@derby.ac.uk (Theresa Critchlow Programme Leader Children’s BSc) Please also contact me, Nicola Hindmarch, N.Hindmarch@derby.ac.uk, if you have any questions about the role.

External Examiner-Level 7 Course Units

Opening Date:
05 May 2021
Closing Date:
28 May 2021
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The University of Manchester is seeking to appoint a subject external examiner for the following three course units which are delivered at Level 7 across a number of programmes at Master’s level within the Division of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work including; MSc Advanced Leadership for Professional Practice, MSc Specialist Practice (cancer), MSc Advanced Clinical Practice (paediatrics), MSc Advanced Practice Interventions in Mental Health. Applications are therefore invited from individuals who have demonstrable experience of teaching and assessing in the following areas;
  • Dissertation
  • Developing Practice, Managing Change
  • Advanced Evidence Based Leadership
All 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. Person Specification: Essential:
  • Working in a UK HEI with no formal educational links with the University of Manchester in the last 5 years
  • Master’s Degree in a related area with a professional background in health or social care
  • Direct experience of teaching and assessing in the applicable subject areas
Desirable
  • Research and publications in related area
Appointments will be made in line with the University of Manchester’s Guidance for External Examiners. Interested candidates should detail their experience in teaching and assessing in the applicable subjects. Expressions of interest by covering email or letter and CV should be sent by the 28th May 2021 to Katie.gray@manchester.ac.uk

External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Nursing (Adult)

Opening Date:
26 Apr 2021
Closing Date:
21 May 2021
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The University of Chichester School of Nursing and Allied Health is seeking to appoint an External Examiner to ensure appropriate quality standards are achieved within their BSc (Hons) Nursing (Adult) programme commencing September 2021. The University of Chichester is a new provider and you will become part of our journey as the first External Examiner for this course. The applicant should hold current registration as an Adult nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council, have a Masters level qualification and experience of teaching and assessing at Undergraduate level in this field. Evidence of NMC registration and revalidation will be checked on recruitment. Experienced and new external examiners will be considered, provided the applicant has the relevant professional qualification(s) and experience. The appointment will be for four academic years commencing August 2021. You will perform this role through:
  • Constructive discussions with the academic and administrative teams regarding process, academic equivalence and endeavour
  • consideration of proposed programme modification(s)
  • review of summative assessment tasks and examination papers
  • review of samples of student work, including practice assessment documents/portfolios
  • the endorsement of marks to ensure agreed, fully moderated and externally examined sets of results
  • visit to placement areas once a year within current regulations
  • attendance at appropriate boards of examiners
  • submission of annual reports
To apply for this vacancy please send a short expression of interest together with a current CV to n.muir@chi.ac.uk by the 21st May 2021. If you wish to discuss the role please contact Dr Nita Muir (Head of School of Nursing and Allied Health) on N.Muir@chi.ac.uk.

External Examiner- Ophthalmic Nursing

Opening Date:
30 Apr 2021
Closing Date:
24 May 2021
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The University of Manchester is seeking to appoint an external examiner for two course units which are delivered at Level 6 and 7 within the following programmes; BSc Nursing/Midwifery Practice (Hons) Programme, MSc Advanced Leadership for Professional Practice, as well as standalone course units;
  • Concepts of Ophthalmic Nursing
  • The Nature of Ophthalmic Nursing
Due to the practical nature of these programmes it is preferable that applicants have a nursing or relevant other health care professional qualification. All 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. Person Specification: Essential:
  • Working in a UK HEI with no formal educational links with the University of Manchester in the last 5 years
  • Master’s Degree in a related area
  • Direct experience of teaching and assessing in the applicable subject areas
Desirable
  • Research and publications in a related area
Appointments will be made in line with the University of Manchester’s Guidance for External Examiners. Interested candidates should detail their experience in teaching and assessing in the applicable subjects. Expressions of interest by covering email or letter and CV should be sent by the 24th May 2021 to Katie.gray@manchester.ac.uk

External Examiner – Infection Prevention and Control

Opening Date:
30 Apr 2021
Closing Date:
24 May 2021
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The University of Manchester is seeking to appoint an external examiner for two course units which are delivered at Level 6 and 7 within the following programmes; BSc Nursing/Midwifery Practice (Hons) Programme, MSc Advanced Leadership for Professional Practice, as well as standalone course units;
  • Enhancing Competence in the Infection Prevention and Control Professional
  • Infection Prevention and Control in Clinical Practice
Due to the practical nature of these programmes it is preferable that applicants have a nursing or relevant other health care professional qualification. All 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. Person Specification: Essential:
  • Working in a UK HEI with no formal educational links with the University of Manchester in the last 5 years
  • Master’s Degree in a related area
  • Direct experience of teaching and assessing in the applicable subject areas
Desirable
  • Research and publications in related area
Appointments will be made in line with the University of Manchester’s Guidance for External Examiners. Interested candidates should detail their experience in teaching and assessing in the applicable subjects. Expressions of interest by covering email or letter and CV should be sent by the 24th May 2021 to Katie.gray@manchester.ac.uk

External Examiner-Masters in Nursing (MNurs)

Opening Date:
30 Apr 2021
Closing Date:
24 May 2021
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The University of Manchester is seeking to appoint a subject external examiner for course units on the Masters in Nursing (MNurs) programme. These include: For 2021/22
  • Advancing care - the social and political context of health and social care
The workload for the following units would commence in 2022/23;
  • Shaping Nurses Recognition and Response to Serious Illness or
  • Nurse Education in Practice and
  • Research in Professional Practice (Major Project- to be shared between the two external examiners)
The programme recruits students across 3 fields of Nursing; Adult; Mental Health and Child. Applications are therefore invited from individuals who have demonstrable experience of teaching and assessing at level 7 in Nursing. External examiners for the Masters in Nursing programme would normally be expected to visit at least one practice learning environment per year in addition to attendance at Examination Boards. The University appointments for external examiners are normally for a period of 4 years, commencing in October. All 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. In addition we will provide a sample of Practice Assessment Documents to view via our online learning environment. User guides and support will be available. Person Specification: Essential:
  • Working in a UK HEI with no formal educational links with the University of Manchester in the last 5 years.
  • Current registration with the NMC including a recordable teaching qualification.
  • Master’s Degree or above in a related subject area.
  • Direct experience of teaching and assessing in the applicable subject area.
Desirable
  • Research and publications in related area.
Appointments will be made in line with the University of Manchester’s Guidance for External Examiners. Interested candidates should detail their experience in teaching and assessing in the applicable subjects. Expressions of interest by covering email or letter and CV should be sent by 24th May 2021 to Katie.gray@manchester.ac.uk

External Examiner – FdSc/Cert HE Health and Social Care

Opening Date:
30 Apr 2021
Closing Date:
17 May 2021
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The Department of Health and Wellbeing, in the School of Allied Health & Community at the University of Worcester is seeking External Examiners for the following programme:
  • Certificate in Higher Education / Foundation Degree (FdSc) in Health and Social Care
We are seeking a replacement external examiner for the next academic year for the Foundation Degree (Science) in Health and Social Care Practice. The University of Worcester offers support for external examiners and a full induction day. Further support is also provided by the Course leader and module team. 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 assessment undertaken
  • Applicants should have recently been employed (or are still employed) within a university appointment
  • Applicants must not have been a University of Worcester examiner within the last five years
  • Applicants will have a recognised Healthcare qualification, either Nurse (Nursing and Midwifery Council) or Allied Health Profession (Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)) registered applicants will be considered
Two External Examiners are required for the full-time, 2 year, Foundation Degree in Health and Social Care. Interested applicants can seek further information or should send a CV for consideration to Rebecca Weston Senior Lecturer Health and Social Care, Course Leader for CertHE and FdSc HSC, University of Worcester, r.weston@worc.ac.uk

External Examiner – PG Diploma in District Nursing

Opening Date:
04 May 2021
Closing Date:
18 Jun 2021
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Oxford Brookes University is seeking to appoint an experienced and suitably qualified academic, as external examiner for District Nursing Programme to start September 2021, for a period of 4 years. The PGDip in District Nursing (DN) consists of 120 credit at level 7, including specific specialist practice modules and modules are shared across the faculty. The external examiner is required to review the community specialist practice modules, the remaining modules (including the V300) are cross faculty and reviewed by other external examiners. The post requires external moderation of assessments, completion of an annual monitoring report and attendance at the relevant Examination Boards. Information about External Examining at Oxford Brookes University is available here: https://www.brookes.ac.uk/asa/apqo/external-examining/. Please send your CV to the email below. Whilst previous experience as an External Examiner is desirable, consideration would be given to those seeking their first appointment.

External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies (Child)

Opening Date:
04 May 2021
Closing Date:
24 May 2021
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Teesside University are looking to appoint a new Module and Award Examiner for the BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies (Child) course within the School of Health and Life Sciences. The course has a September and January intake of around 35 students per intake. We have 2 child specific modules in second year and 3 field specific modules in the third year. Examination Boards usually take place twice per year. Applicants should hold appropriate academic qualifications; have a background in healthcare education; and previous experience as an External Examiner is desirable, although support and guidance can be provided for those new to this role. The subject areas involved are: Promoting Children's Nursing Proficiency (Level 5), Leading Care (Level 6); Promoting Therapeutic Practice (Level 5) and Enhanced at Level 6; Child Centred Care and Assessment (Level 6) Information about the provision can be found on the University website: https://www.tees.ac.uk/undergraduate_courses/nursing_&_health/bsc_(hons)_nursing_studies_(child).cfm The appointment is to run for 5 academic years from September 2021. For more information or to register your interest, please contact Linda Gray, Course Leader at L.Gray@tees.ac.uk, providing a copy of your most recent CV by 21 May 2021.