Jobs: External examiner opportunities

External Examiner – Modules within the MSc Advanced Pracice & MSc Advanced Clinical Practice

Opening Date:
15 Nov 2018
Closing Date:
14 Dec 2018
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Cardiff University is a member of the Russell Group of Britain’s leading research universities and is regarded as a university of first choice among high calibre students. Cardiff School of Healthcare Sciences is a thriving centre of teaching and research in the fields of Nursing & Midwifery and Allied Health Professions, with a local, national and international reputation in all areas. We wish to appoint a new External Examiner for a range of modules within our MSc in Advanced Practice/ MSc Advanced Clinical Practice programmes, including systematic reviews. Details of the current programmes can be found at: http://courses.cardiff.ac.uk/postgraduate/course/detail/p004.html http://courses.cardiff.ac.uk/postgraduate/course/detail/p329.html The term of office will be for four academic years commencing with immediate effect and applications are invited from Senior Lecturers, or above. Please note that external examiners are required to engage with assessment of both theory and practice elements of the programme. External Examiners should attend a minimum of one examination board per year and will be invited to meet with students and mentors. If you are interested in applying for this vacancy, please forward your full Curriculum Vitae, including details of your research, publications, teaching and external examining, along with any other relevant information to Katy Perkins, PerkinsK@Cardiff.ac.uk.

External Examiner – Certificate of Higher Education in Health Care Studies

Opening Date:
09 Nov 2018
Closing Date:
26 Nov 2018
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The College of Human and Health Sciences at Swansea University is seeking to appoint an external examiner for the Certificate of Higher Education in Health Care Studies. This modular certificate is designed to enable Health Care Support Workers (HCSWs) to complete a recognised formal level four (CQFW4) qualification in keeping with the current Welsh Government initiative ‘Developing Excellence in Healthcare’ for a skills and career framework for HCSW’s. It is anticipated that these educational opportunities will enable HCSW’s to develop personally and professionally and may make them eligible for consideration for promotion to a higher band within the Knowledge and Skills Framework operating in the NHS or eligibility to apply for Pre-registration Nursing. Level four modules that contribute to the programme are:
  • An Introduction to Health Care Practice
  • Introduction to Health Sciences
  • Clinical Decision Making for Support Workers
  • Consolidating Practice
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: Experience of delivering relevant programmes at HE level Current NMC registration on the appropriate part of the register Desirable Criteria: Previous experience as an external examiner Date of appointment: November 2018 – September 2022 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: London South Bank, University of Suffolk, University of York and Welsh institutions Please send initial expressions of interest and a CV to the programme leader, Andrew Evered, A.Evered@Swansea.ac.uk

External Examiner – Foundation year for Health and Social Care Programmes

Opening Date:
16 Nov 2018
Closing Date:
04 Jan 2019
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We are seeking to appoint a new external examiner for our ‘With Foundation Year’ (level 3) provision. Several of our programmes access this provision, including nursing, allied health and social care. The Foundation Year provides students the extra time and support required to enter our three year degree programmes. External Examiners need not necessarily be registrants, but experience of health and social care programmes is essential and of foundation year provision would be advantageous. The role will entail reviewing samples of students’ work, completing an annual report and attendance at assessment board at least once per year. This is a new area of provision in the University and enquiries from new external examiners are welcome. All appointments are subject to meeting the University’s criteria for appointment of external examiners. Interested candidates should send their CV to Denise Baker (d.baker@derby.ac.uk)

External Examiner – Stage 1 of the BSc Adult Nursing Programme

Opening Date:
13 Nov 2018
Closing Date:
30 Nov 2018
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The University of Derby is seeking to appoint an external examiner for the BSc Adult Nursing Programme. The programme contains some modules which are taken with students from the other fields of nursing. The successful candidate will therefore join a team of external examiners for the pre-registration nursing programme and will take responsibility for Stage 1 Adult Nursing modules and also include the shared modules. The appointment will start immediately and the tenure will be 4 years, examining samples of work and attending up to 2 examination boards per year. Please send a CV via email together with an expression of interest to the programme leader Lou Sherratt, L.Sherratt@derby.ac.uk, 01332 592317.

External Examiner – Pre Reg Childrens Nursing

Opening Date:
13 Nov 2018
Closing Date:
30 Nov 2018
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The School of Health and Social Care is the largest school in London South Bank University with a long-standing reputation for excellence in the education, research and practice development of a variety of health and social care specialists. The Department of Children’s Nursing is one of the largest of its kind in the UK and works alongside leading NHS Trusts in the Capital and the South East including Great Ormond Street Hospital. The Department is seeking to appoint an external examiner for our pre-registration children’s nursing courses. The University operates a two-tier examination board system, with external examiners being initially appointed to a Subject Area Board where they will oversee a number of academic modules. More experienced external examiners may subsequently be appointed to an Award and Progression Examination Board. The Examination Board meets three times a year and there is an expectation that the external examiner will attend at least one Examination Board and submit an annual report to the University. Applications are invited from suitably qualified academic staff who are registered children’s nurses and hold a minimum of a masters degree. All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment (UK Quality Code for HE; Chapter 7 External Examining; Indicator 5. Please apply by Friday 30 November 2018 with a CV detailing any external examining and practice experience to: Ian Govender School Quality Assurance Manager E-Mail: govendi@lsbu.ac.uk

External Examiner – MSc Advanced Clinical Practice and NMC Validated Non-Medical Prescribing

Opening Date:
14 Nov 2018
Closing Date:
27 Nov 2018
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We are seeking to appoint an External Examiner for the MSc Advanced Clinical Practice and NMC validated Non-Medical prescribing programme. The programme is centred around the four pillars of advanced practice i.e. advanced clinical practice, leadership, education and research. The programme covers core learning in relation to research and evidence based practice, advanced health assessment, diagnosis, decision making and pharmacology/non medical prescribing, as well as exploring the place of advanced practice within contemporary healthcare and within students own future professional role. The post available will be effective with immediate effect. Applicants should hold appropriate academic qualifications; preferably have previous experience of acting in the role as an External Examiner and have a registered qualification in non-medical prescribing. Examination Boards take place once each term. For further information please contact Programme Lead Dr Helen Rushforth,  H.Rushforth@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 Examiners – FdSc in Health Studies Nursing Associate Apprenticeship

Opening Date:
09 Nov 2018
Closing Date:
21 Dec 2018
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The appointments are to commence winter 2018. The successful applicants will be invited to attend an induction day prior to commencement of the role. Applicants must be registered with the NMC. 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 Antonia Shorten-Marsh, A.Shorten-Marsh@uea.ac.uk, 01603 597113

External Examiner – Undergraduate Provision – BA (Hons) Integrated Health and Social Care

Opening Date:
07 Nov 2018
Closing Date:
19 Nov 2018
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The School is seeking to appoint a subject external examiner to a range of modules within our undergraduate BA (Hons) Integrated Health and Social Care programme. The remit involves assessment of SCQF level 8 and 9 theory modules relating to: Dimensions of Health and Social Welfare Integrating Health & Social Care Person-centredness Contemporary Issues in Health & Social Care Work related learning 2 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. A valid teaching qualification is an essential requirement for this post. The appointments will be with effect from 1 December 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: Elaine Gifford, Programme Leader: elaine.gifford@uws.ac.uk, Tel: 0141 849 4325

External Examiner – MSc Surgical Care Practice

Opening Date:
06 Nov 2018
Closing Date:
19 Nov 2018
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Edge Hill University, Faculty of Health and Social Care, is seeking to appoint an External Examiner to its Allied Health Professions Provision: with subject expertise in surgical care practice Vacancy Ref: PPE 70 Programme: MSc Surgical Care Practice This programme incorporates an initial module remit relating to Surgical Care. Module remits are subject to change throughout the term of office, remaining appropriate to the area of expertise. Successful applicants would be appointed with effect from October 2018 for a term of four years, and would be joining an established and supportive external examiner team. External Examiners are required to attend Module Assessment Boards and to complete an annual report. External Examiners are also invited to engage with students in practice. If you would like to discuss specific information relating to the programmes, please contact: Bhuvaneswari Bibleraaj (Senior Lecturer – Perioperative Studies) Biblerab@edgehill.ac.uk or phone 01695 657156 All applicants must be a qualified and registered Health Care Professional and hold a subject relevant Master’s Degree. All appointments are subject to meeting the University’s criteria for the appointment of external examiners. Interested individuals should send their CV, quoting the reference of the vacancy, to: Laura Makin Quality Assurance Administrator Faculty of Health and Social Care Edge Hill University Tel: 01695 650748 makinl@edgehill.ac.uk

External Examiner – Mentorship All Levels

Opening Date:
06 Nov 2018
Closing Date:
19 Nov 2018
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Edge Hill University, Faculty of Health and Social Care, is seeking to appoint an External Examiner to its Partnership and Practice Learning Provision: with subject expertise in Mentorship Vacancy Ref: PPE 75 Programme: BSc(Hons) Clinical and Professional Practice and MSc Professional and Clinical Practice – Mentorship all levels This programme incorporates an initial module remit relating to Mentorship. Currently mentorship is delivered as Master’s, Level 6 and Non-credit bearing modules. Module remits are subject to change throughout the term of office, remaining appropriate to the area of expertise. Successful applicants would be appointed with effect from October 2019 for a term of four years and would be joining an established and supportive external examiner team. External Examiners are required to attend Module Assessment Boards and to complete an annual report. External Examiners are also invited to engage with students in practice. If you would like to discuss specific information relating to the programmes, please contact: Angela Whelan (Senior Lecturer – Partnerships and Practice Learning), whelaa@edgehill.ac.uk or phone 0151 529 6241 All applicants must be a qualified and registered Health Care Professional. All appointments are subject to meeting the University’s criteria for the appointment of external examiners. Your data will be held and not processed for any purpose other than that for which it has been obtained, in accordance with current Data Protection Legislation until this recruitment process has concluded. Should you be unsuccessful in your application your data will be destroyed securely. Interested individuals should send their CV, quoting the reference of the vacancy, to: Laura Makin Quality Assurance Administrator Faculty of Health and Social Care Edge Hill University Tel: 01695 650748 makinl@edgehill.ac.uk