Jobs: External examiner opportunities

External Examiner Public Health

Opening Date:
24 Apr 2018
Closing Date:
11 May 2018
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The School of Health, Nursing & Midwifery at the University of the West of Scotland is seeking to appoint a Subject External Examiner from October 2018, for a period of four years to examine modules from the following programmes; Pg Diploma Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (HV/SN), Graduate Certificate in Sexual Health and MSc Global Primary Care . Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experience academics with NMC registration as a SCPHN &Teacher or LPE. Consideration will also be given to those applicants new to External Examining. Modules allocated to this vacancy are as follows; • Contemporary Health Visiting • Contemporary School Nursing • Safeguarding Children, Enabling Families • Enhancing Well Being in Children & Young People • Consolidation of Practice • Sexual & Reproductive Health • Sexual & Reproductive Health Practice • Perspectives in Global Primary Care • Global Health Economics & Health Systems If you would like to apply, or need further information, then please forward your Curriculum Vitae (including NMC PIN).

School of Health and Social Care – External Examiner – Doctor of Health and Social Care

Opening Date:
27 Apr 2018
Closing Date:
25 May 2018
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The School of Health and Social Care at Teesside University is seeking to appoint an External Examiner from February 2019, for the above programme. Applications are invited for these vacancies from suitably qualified and experienced academic with experience in delivery and/or coordination of Professional Doctorate Programme. If you would like to apply, or need further information, then please forward your Curriculum Vitae to: Liane Azevedo, Examinations Officer, School of Health and Social Care, Teesside University. Middlesbrough. TS1 3BX Email: L.Azevedo@tees.ac.uk

External Examiner – MSc Nursing Programme

Opening Date:
19 Apr 2018
Closing Date:
11 May 2018
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The University of Dundee is seeking to appoint an External Examiner for our MSc Nursing Programme to include clinical assessment and acute and critical care modules. The successful will have a background in Advanced Practice. The University requires that External Examiners have qualifications at least equivalent to the Programme being examined, so the successful applicants will possess a Masters Degree and should be NMC registered. A recordable teaching qualification is also essential for this post. All appointments will be from 1 May 2018 and will be initially for a three year period. The University’s Assessment and External Examiners Overview, which includes a link to the ‘Guidance on External Examining of Undergraduate and Taught Postgraduate Programmes including the Conduct of Examination Boards’, can be found at: https://www.dundee.ac.uk/qf/quality-and-academic-standards/assessment/external-examining/ For further information please contact: Dr Linda Martindale Head of Postgraduate and Post Qualifying Studies Email: l.martindale@dundee.ac.uk Tel: 01382 381969 Applications should be submitted to Kay Findlay at nursing@dundee.ac.uk

External Examiner – Non-Medical Prescribing Programme

Opening Date:
19 Apr 2018
Closing Date:
14 May 2018
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The Department of Nursing seeks to appoint an External Examiner for our Non-Medical Prescribing Programme which is delivered at Scottish Credit and Qualification Framework (SCQF) level 11. The Non-Medical prescribing Programme is available to nurses and allied health professionals and leads to a professional registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) or the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). The role of the External Examiner is to provide assurance on: a. whether academic standards are set and maintained at appropriate levels b. whether the assessment process is appropriate, rigorous, equitable, effective and conducted in line with policies, regulations and guidance c. whether the standard of student performance is properly judged against the level set, and d. the comparability of the standard and level of student achievement with those in other higher education institutions. Pending approval from NMC/HCPC of the Programme, this post will be effective from 1st September 2018 and the term of office would normally be four years. Applicants should hold appropriate academic and prescribing qualification(s), including registration as a non-medical prescriber, have experience of programme delivery and acting in the role of an External Examiner. All External Examiner appointments are subject to approval by the University’s Joint Faculty Executive Committee. If you are interested in applying, please submit a detailed CV to Vivien Willeboordse vivien.willeboordse@uhi.ac.uk If you require further information please email Vivien Willeboordse vivien.willeboordse@uhi.ac.uk

External Examiner for MA Social Work at the University of Worcester

Opening Date:
19 Apr 2018
Closing Date:
18 May 2018
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The University of Worcester is looking for an external examiner for the MA in Social Work 2 year programme. Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced academic staff. The successful applicant must be registered with HCPC and have relevant experience of working in social work field as well as teaching on social work programmes. Previous recent experience as an external examiner is also required. The University of Worcester offers support for external examiners and a full induction day. Further support is also provided by the Programme Lead and module teams. The appointment will be from September 2018 to December 2022. The successful candidate will be invited to a staff induction day in January 2019. The majority of assessments can be reviewed remotely. The Exam Board will meet twice a year. You will be required to view a selection of scripts for designated modules and complete a module external examiner report for each set of assignments reviewed. At the end of the academic year, an annual report is required. All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. Applications are by submission of CV. 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; If you are interested in applying for this role (or to request further information), please send a recent CV to Raluca Sarbu, MA in Social Work Programme Lead.

External examiner for a range of Health Awards, Faculty of Health and Wellbeing, University of Wolverhampton

Opening Date:
17 Apr 2018
Closing Date:
04 May 2018
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External examiner for a range of Health Awards, Faculty of Health and Wellbeing, University of Wolverhampton. The University of Wolverhampton requires an external examiner for a range of courses contributing to our Post Qualifying Health awards for Advanced Clinical Practice and International Nursing Studies. The external examiner will be expected to monitor the quality of the coursework across the Modules and Courses below: Courses • MSc Advanced Clinical Practice • BSc Hons International Nursing Studies Modules • 5HW024 Tissue Viability and Wound Care • 5HW059 The Evolving Health and Social Care Agenda • 5HW060 Developing the role of the Team Leader in Nursing • 6HW123 Enhancing Nursing Practice through Simulation (UK) • 7HW062 The Critical Professional • 7HW066 Diabetology • 7HW078 Long Term Conditions • 7HW108 Leadership and Governance for Advanced Clinical Practice • 7NH015 Health Assessment for Advanced Clinical Practice • 7NH016 Clinical Reasoning for Advanced Clinical Practice • 7NH017 The Essence of Nursing We are seeking candidates whose areas of expertise in advanced clinical practice would enable him or her to monitor the quality of these courses and externally moderate assessed work. External examiners are required to attend at least one assessment board a year and complete an annual report. External examiners are also required to provide comments on proposed modifications and the development of new modules within their area of expertise. The post is for an initial period of 4 years, starting in 2018 – 2022. Interested persons should send their CV to following e-mail address FEHWquality@wlv.ac.uk quoting reference RB 17.4.18 Closing date is 4 May 2018

External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Urgent and Emergency Care Intercalated (full time) and Professional Development (part time)

Opening Date:
18 Apr 2018
Closing Date:
11 May 2018
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We are looking for an External Examiner for our BSc (Hons) in Urgent and Emergency Care. This is a unique programme designed for medical students intercalating (full time) between years 4 and 5 of their primary medical degree, and qualified clinicians (including nurses, paramedics, physiotherapists) studying part time. The programme team work collegiately with practice colleagues across the UK, which includes Consultants in Emergency Medicine, acting as mentors for our full time students. This is an opportunity, highly suitable for healthcare professionals registered with the NMC, the GMC or the HCPC, with academic and clinical experience related to urgent and emergency care/medicine. As our external examiner, you will work closely with the programme team to promote high standards of professional, academic and clinical practice, through robust fit for purpose assessment (level 6). The appointment will be for 4 years from August 2018 with a commitment required as follows:
  • To review a range of coursework throughout the year
  • To attend our assessment panels held each year in March, July, and November and the submission of external examiner reports
  • 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 and to share your valuable expertise, strengthening engagement with the ongoing teaching and learning process
All appointments are subject to the University’s criteria for appointment. If you would like to be considered for this exciting opportunity, please submit a CV by email to caroline.crawford@plymouth.ac.uk by Friday 11 May 2018 or for further information please email the programme lead, Pam Nelmes p.nelmes@plymouth.ac.uk

School of Health and Social Care – External Examiner – Postgraduate Diploma Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Opening Date:
20 Apr 2018
Closing Date:
18 May 2018
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The School of Health and Social Care at Teesside University is seeking to appoint an External Examiner from July 2018 for the above programme. Applications are invited for this vacancy from suitably qualified and experienced BABCP Accredited Cognitive Behavioural therapists/ Senior Lecturers If you would like to apply, or need further information, then please forward your Curriculum Vitae to: Bernie Gibson, Examinations Officer, School of Health and Social Care, Teesside University. Middlesbrough. TS1 3BA Email: Bernie.Gibson@tees.ac.uk

School of Health and Social Care – External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies (Various Pathways)

Opening Date:
20 Apr 2018
Closing Date:
18 May 2018
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The School of Health and Social Care at Teesside University is seeking to appoint an external examiner from January 2019, for the above pre-registration nursing course. Applications are invited for this vacancy from suitably qualified and experienced Health care practitioners. If you would like to apply, or need further information, then please forward your Curriculum Vitae to: Graeme Brennan, Pre-Registration Examinations Officer, Teesside University, School of Health and Social Care, Middlesbrough, Tees Valley TS1 3BA Email: Graeme.Brennan@tees.ac.uk

School of Health and Social Care – External Examiner – PQ Social Work – CPD Modules

Opening Date:
20 Apr 2018
Closing Date:
18 May 2018
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The School of Health and Social Care at Teesside University is seeking to appoint an external examiner from February 2019, for the above programme. Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced academics. You will need to be a registered social worker with the HCPC (or equivalent) and be eligible to work in the UK. Preferably, you should also have experience of practice education. If you would like to apply, or need further information, then please forward your Curriculum Vitae to: Dr Diane Simpson Senior Lecturer in Social Work BA Programme Leader School of Health and Social Care Centuria Building Room 2.15 Teesside University Middlesbrough TS1 3BX 01642 384934 Email: diane.simpson@tees.ac.uk
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