Jobs: External examiner opportunities

External Examiner – Pre-Registration Nursing (Adult Or Mental Health) and Apprenticeships (Nursing Associates/Assistant Practitioner)

Opening Date:
08 Jul 2020
Closing Date:
04 Sep 2020
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The School of Nursing and Midwifery, based on our Chelmsford Campus, is currently looking to appoint an External Examiner to support across our Pre-Registration Nursing (Adult and Mental Health), Nursing Associate and Assistant Practitioner courses, delivered across our campuses in Chelmsford, Cambridge and Peterborough. Our assessment panels are usually held on the Chelmsford Campus, but are being held virtually due to Covid-19. Letters of application are invited, together with CV and confirmation should be sought that:
  • The current employing HEI has a minimum of 5 FTE category A submissions in the current RAE with 50% of activity being recorded as greater than 2*
  • the applicant has had no formal links with Anglia Ruskin in the last five years (please note: this does not include acting as an external panel member at approval events) and;
  • that s/he is willing to work across all academic levels (4-7) as part of the assessment system.
  • That a relevant NMC qualification is held, along with appropriate academic examining experience.
For further information or informal discussion about the post, please contact; Karen Batchelor (Deputy Head of School, School of Nursing & Midwifery, Chelmsford) at Karen.Batchelor@anglia.ac.uk or Grahame Douglas (Deputy Head of School, School of Nursing & Midwifery, Cambridgeshire) at Grahame.Douglas@anglia.ac.uk

External Examiner – Primary Care

Opening Date:
10 Jul 2020
Closing Date:
14 Aug 2020
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The Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Health is seeking to appoint a new External Examiner for our portfolio of primary care modules offered within the Post-Registration Education Studies suite of programmes, which offers Continuing Professional Development for Qualified Nurses, and Allied Health Professionals. The External Examiner will be expected to monitor the quality of the modular coursework across this provision with a primary care focus. The External Examiner will be expected to monitor the quality of the primary care modules, which will primarily include the Advanced Diploma/Graduate Certificate Award in General Practice Nursing (Level 6), but also includes Prevention and Management of Diabetes in Adults Level 6, Cardiac Health in Primary Care Level 6 and Promoting Sexual Health in Primary Care Level 6/Level 7. We are seeking candidates whose expertise would enable them to monitor the quality of these courses and externally moderate assessed work arising from the modules offered in our primary care courses. External Examiners are invited to attend the Assessment Board and are required 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. 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 post is for 4 years, starting 1 August 2020. If you are interested in applying please forward your CV to Karen Elton, Programme Lead.

External Examiner – Nursing Associate Foundation Degree (Higher Apprenticeship)

Opening Date:
06 Jul 2020
Closing Date:
06 Aug 2020
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External Examiner – Nursing Associate Foundation Degree (Higher Apprenticeship) Opening Date: 2020 Closing Date: 2020 Institution: Oxford Brookes University Salary Range: No salary specified Region: Thames Valley and Wiltshire Email: chardy@brookes.ac.uk The Nursing Associate programme, in the Department of Nursing, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Oxford Brookes University, is seeking to appoint an external examiner for the course. The successful applicant would be appointed with effect from September 2020 for a term of four years. External examiners are requested to attend Subject Exam Boards each semester (three per year) and to complete an annual report. External examiners are also required to provide comments on proposed modifications to modules and the development of new modules within their area of expertise. If you would like to discuss specific information relating to the above programme, please contact: Caroline Hardy, Programme Lead for Nursing Associate Fd (Higher Apprenticeship) at chardy@brookes.ac.uk Applications If interested in the above position, you should send a copy of your CV, to the above e-mail address.  

External Examiner – Nursing (Registered Nurse – Mental Health) & BSc(Hons) Nursing with Registered Nurse Mental Health

Opening Date:
06 Jul 2020
Closing Date:
03 Aug 2020
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The School of Health and Social Care at the University of Lincoln is seeking an experienced External Examiner for our Mental Health pre-registration nursing programmes. The curriculum has been developed from the Standards of proficiency for registered nurses, education and training (NMC 2018). The successful applicant will be responsible for reviewing 30 credit modules delivered at level 4. Nursing (Registered Nurse – Mental Health) Bachelor of Science with Honours The modules are as follows from academic year 2020/21 onwards: Holistic person centred Mental Health nursing care (Mental health field specific) Fundamental nursing care Nursing and the inter professional team Personal development and resilience BSc (Hons) Nursing with Registered Nurse Mental Health The successful applicant will be responsible for reviewing the final presentation of 30 credit modules delivered at level 5 (academic year 2019/2020) and level 6 (academic years 2019/20 and 2020/21). Level 5 modules: Recovery focused care in mental health Engaging with Mental Health Nursing Practice 2A- Promoting ethical practice Engaging with Mental Health Nursing Practice 2B- History taking and assessment Level 6 modules: Complex care for Mental Health Nursing Impacting on Mental Health Nursing Practice 3A – Improving and Transforming Practice Impacting on Mental Health Nursing Practice 3B – Managing and Leading Complex Care Innovation to Transformation in Nursing Practice External Examiners play a central role in the maintenance of the standards of the University’s awards and the currency of the curriculum. Through:
  • the approval of assessment tasks and examination papers
  • discussions with relevant academic staff
  • the review of samples of student work on modules within the programme, including practice documents / visits
  • the endorsement of marks to confirm that the marks are an agreed, fully moderated and externally examined set of results
  • the submission of annual reports
  • attendance at appropriate boards of examiners
  • agreement to programme modifications
Ideal applicants should possess the following:
  • Current registration with the NMC (Mental Health field)
  • Recordable teaching qualification with the NMC
  • Relevant experience and expertise to maintain comparable quality standards
Applications should be made by a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and appropriate cover letter.

External Examiner – Mental Health Nursing

Opening Date:
07 Jul 2020
Closing Date:
14 Aug 2020
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University of Wolverhampton Faculty of Education Health and Wellbeing Institute of Health External Examiner Mental Health Nursing An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Mental Health Nursing Lecturer/Senior Lecturer to apply for the post of External Examiner at the University of Wolverhampton. The University of Wolverhampton currently supports approximately 80 mental health nursing students a year (across two intakes) on the Bachelor of Nursing Programme and 15 Masters of Mental Health Nursing students per year. The external examiner will be expected to monitor the quality of the coursework across the Courses below: Bnurs programme
  • 4 x field specific mental health modules
Masters of Mental Health Nursing programme
  • Masters of Nursing recognition of prior learning
  • 2 x field specific mental health modules
We are seeking candidates whose areas of expertise 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. Person Specification: Essential:
  • Working in a UK HEI with no formal educational links with the University of Wolverhampton in the last 5 years.
  • Current registration with the NMC including a recordable teaching qualification.
  • Master’s Degree in an area related to one of the above subject areas.
  • Direct experience of teaching and assessing in the applicable subject areas.
Desirable
  • Research and publications in related area.
The post is for an initial period of 4 years, starting in September 2020 – 2024 All appointments are subject to Right to Work in the UK verification. Please refer to the UKVI website for further information. Interested persons should send their CV to following e-mail address FEHWQuality@wlv.ac.uk Closing date: Friday 14 August 2020 Quote Ref No: MHNurs07.07.20

External Examiner – BNurs (Hons)

Opening Date:
07 Jul 2020
Closing Date:
07 Aug 2020
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External Examiner for BNurs in the Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing, at the University of Wolverhampton The University of Wolverhampton requires an external examiner for BNurs Adult Nursing, BNurs Children’s Nursing, BNurs Mental Health Nursing and BNurs Learning Disabilities Nursing. The external examiner will be expected to monitor the quality of the coursework across this provision in relation to Core modules. The external examiner will be expected to monitor the quality of the coursework across the Courses below:
  • Skills for Safe and Effective Practice
  • Skills for Caring for the Acutely ill Person in Diverse Settings
We are seeking candidates whose areas of expertise 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 September 2020 – 2024 Interested persons should send their CV to following e-mail address FEHWQuality@wlv.ac.uk Closing date is Friday, 7th August 2020 Please quote ref: BNurs/31.01.2020

External Examiner – Part-time BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies programme

Opening Date:
08 Jul 2020
Closing Date:
19 Jul 2020
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City, University of London is looking to recruit an External Examiner for the successful part-time BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies programme. The posts will commence form September 2020 and will be based on an initial four-year term. The focus of the role of EE will be to scrutinise and examine a variety of modules within the BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies programme (Intensive Care, Cardiac Care and High Dependency modules). 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. Experienced and new external examiners will be considered provided the applicant has the relevant professional qualification(s) and experience. Relevant professional experience in the fields of neonatal nursing and a valid teaching qualification are essential requirements for this post. Full details of the programmes and modules will be provided to appointees and an induction will be provided by the University following appointment. Further information about City, University of London policy for external examiners is available at: https://www.city.ac.uk/about/education/quality-manual/7-external-examining If you are interested in this role, please email your CV to Petra.Chipperfield.1@city.ac.uk

External Examiners- Bachelor of Nursing (Hons)

Opening Date:
26 Jun 2020
Closing Date:
17 Jul 2020
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The University of Manchester is seeking to appoint up to four subject external examiner for year two (level 5) course units on the Bachelor of Nursing (Hons) programme. The programme recruits students across 3 fields of Nursing (Adult; Mental Health; Child). Applications are therefore invited from individuals who have demonstrable experience of teaching and assessing in one or more of the following areas;
  • Adult Clinical & Intensive Care Nursing
  • Delivering Harm Free Care for Tissue Viability and Infection Prevention
  • Introduction to Neonatal Low Dependency Care
  • Palliative and End of Life Care
External examiners for the BNurs (Hons) programme would be expected to visit at least one practice learning environment per year in addition to attendance at Examination Boards. 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. The University appointments for external examiners commence in October and 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.
  • Current registration with the NMC including a recordable teaching qualification.
  • Master’s Degree in an area related to one of the above subject areas.
  • 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 External Examiners Guidance. Expressions of interest by covering email or letter and CV should be sent by the 17th July 2020 to Katie.gray@manchester.ac.uk

External Examiners- MSc Advanced Leadership for Professional Practice/CPD

Opening Date:
26 Jun 2020
Closing Date:
17 Jul 2020
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The University of Manchester is seeking to appoint up to four external examiners for course units delivered at Level 6 and 7 within the MSc Advanced Leadership for Professional Practice, BSc Nursing/Midwifery Practice (Hons) Programme, as well as standalone Level 6 & 7 course units. External Examiners are therefore required for the following subject areas at level 6 and 7;
  • Advanced Clinical Decision Making
  •  Enhancing Competence in the Infection Prevention and Control Professional
  •  Infection Prevention and Control in Clinical Practice
  •  Ophthalmic Care & Management
  •  Pain Management
  •  Renal Nursing
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 an area related to one of the above subject areas
  • 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. Please also indicate if you would like to be considered for the dual role of programme and subject external. Expressions of interest by covering email or letter and CV should be sent by the 17th July 2020 to Katie.gray@manchester.ac.uk

External Examiner – Infection Prevention and Control Course Units

Opening Date:
26 Jun 2020
Closing Date:
17 Jul 2020
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The University of Manchester is seeking to appoint up to four external examiners for course units delivered at Level 6 and 7 within the MSc Advanced Leadership for Professional Practice, BSc Nursing/Midwifery Practice (Hons) Programme, as well as standalone Level 6 & 7 course units. External Examiners are therefore required for the following subject areas at level 6 and 7;
  • Advanced Clinical Decision Making
  • Enhancing Competence in the Infection Prevention and Control Professional
  • Infection Prevention and Control in Clinical Practice
  • Ophthalmic Care & Management
  • Pain Management
  • Renal Nursing
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 an area related to one of the above subject areas
  • 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. Please also indicate if you would like to be considered for the dual role of programme and subject external. Expressions of interest by covering email or letter and CV should be sent by the 17th July 2020 to Katie.gray@manchester.ac.uk