Jobs: External examiner opportunities

External Examiner – MSc Safeguarding in an International Context

Opening Date:
20 Nov 2017
Closing Date:
18 Dec 2017
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The University of Central Lancashire is seeking to appoint an experienced and suitably qualified academic to act as External Examiner for the MSc Safeguarding in an International Context. The successful applicant must have relevant knowledge of safeguarding practice. The course consists of modules from across the university faculties and is aimed at anybody who needs more knowledge about safeguarding. It attracts a variety of students, including health, police, social work and NGO’s. The External Examiner will be expected to attend the programme assessment board, consider student work and contribute to the overall assessment process. Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced academic staff. All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. Applications are by submission of CV. The appointment will be with effect from 1st October 2018 and will be for a period of four years. Please contact the course lead for further information or send an application, via email with curriculum vitae to: Dawn Eccleston Principal Lecturer/Course Leader School of Community Health and Midwifery University of Central Lancashire Preston, Lancashire PR1 2HE 01772 893770 demeccleston@uclan.ac.uk

External Examiners- for BSc (Hons) Nursing- Learning Disability

Opening Date:
21 Nov 2017
Closing Date:
15 Dec 2017
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We are seeking to appoint an external examiner predominantly for learning disability nursing, to this exciting full time pre-registration nursing course that commenced in September 2012. On completion students are eligible for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council in one of the four fields of nursing. As the course is largely integrated, external examiners will be expected to undertake some work across the fields. Field specific modules will however be allocated to external examiners from that field. There is also an inter-professional learning strand throughout, with opportunity to examine work across other professions. External examiners will be required to contribute to the assessment process, moderate and report on student work, visit practice placements, attend Course Assessment Boards and submit an annual report. Appointees will have relevant field related experience, academic qualifications to post graduate level, including a recordable teaching qualification and will be registered with the NMC. Previous experience as an external examiner would be an advantage. However, the existing external examiners for adult, child and mental health nursing would be a source of support. An induction programme is provided for External Examiners. The post would commence in January 2018. All appointments are for a period of four years. In the first instance would interested applicants please e-mail, attaching their CV to:
  • Sheena Miller - Field Leader – Learning disability nursing, s.l.miller@hud.ac.uk, +44 1484 472245

External Examiners – Children’s Nursing

Opening Date:
21 Nov 2017
Closing Date:
04 Dec 2017
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Edge Hill University, Faculty of Health and Social Care, is seeking to appoint an External Examiner to its Pre-Registration Nursing Programme Children’s Nursing: Vacancy Ref: PRE 59 Awards:
  • BSc (Hons) Nursing (Children’s)
  • MSc Nursing (Pre-Registration Child)
  • MNSW Children’s Nursing and Social Work
The external examiner would be responsible for all Child field-specific modules within these awards, together with some generic modules which may contribute to awards in other fields of nursing. 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 and will be invited to attend practical assessments. If you would like to discuss specific information relating to the programmes, please contact: All applicants must be a qualified and registered Children’s Nurse and have an academic qualification at Masters Level or above. 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 01695 650748 makinl@edgehill.ac.uk

External Examiners Nursing – Mental Health

Opening Date:
21 Nov 2017
Closing Date:
04 Dec 2017
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Edge Hill University, Faculty of Health and Social Care, is seeking to appoint an External Examiner to its Pre-Registration Nursing Programme Mental Health Nursing: Vacancy Ref: PRE 60 Awards:
  • BSc (Hons) Nursing (Mental Health)
  • MSc Nursing (Pre-registration Mental Health)
  • MNSW Children’s Nursing and Social Work
The external examiner would be responsible for all Mental Health field-specific modules within these awards, together with some generic nursing modules which may contribute to awards in other fields of nursing. 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 and will be invited to attend practical assessments. If you would like to discuss specific information relating to the programmes, please contact: Alternatively Chris Kiely (Programme Lead Nursing) kielyc@edgehill.ac.uk, 01695 657022 All applicants must be a qualified and registered Mental Health Nurse and have an academic qualification at Masters Level or above. 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 makinl@edgehill.ac.uk

External Examiner – Integrated Undergraduate Masters Programme in Nursing and Social Work (all fields) with a lead for Social Work

Opening Date:
21 Nov 2017
Closing Date:
04 Dec 2017
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Edge Hill University, Faculty of Health and Social Care, is seeking to appoint a Chief External Examiner to its Integrated Undergraduate Masters Programme in Nursing and Social Work (all fields) with a lead for Social Work: Vacancy Ref: PRE 61 Awards:
  • MNSW Learning Disabilities Nursing and Social Work
  • MNSW Children’s Nursing and Social Work
  • MNSW Mental Health Nursing and Social Work
  • MNSW Adult Nursing and Social Work
The external examiner would be responsible for all Social Work specific modules within these awards, together with some generic modules. Additionally, the role as Chief External Examiner for these awards will require them to have an overview of all modules in the programmes, which includes oversight of all module and annual reports. 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 and will be invited to attend practical assessments. If you would like to discuss specific information relating to the programmes, please contact: All applicants must be a qualified and registered Social Worker and have an academic qualification at Masters Level or above. 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 makinl@edgehill.ac.uk

External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Clinical and Professional Perioperative Practice

Opening Date:
21 Nov 2017
Closing Date:
04 Dec 2017
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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 Perioperative Studies. Vacancy Ref: PPE067 Programmes:
  • BSc (Hons) Clinical and Professional Perioperative Practice
This programme is aimed at post-registration students and 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 and will be invited to attend practical assessments. If you would like to discuss specific information relating to the programmes, please contact: All applicants must be qualified RODP or RGN with Operating Theatre Experience 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 01695 650748 makinl@edgehill.ac.uk

External Examiner – Counselling and Psychotherapy programmes

Opening Date:
21 Nov 2017
Closing Date:
18 Dec 2017
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The University of Central Lancashire is seeking to appoint an experienced and suitably qualified academic to act as External Examiner for a suite of postgraduate and accredited professional counselling and psychotherapy programmes: MSc Counselling and Psychotherapy; Certificate in Therapeutic Work with Children and Adolescents; Certificate Supervision of Counselling and Psychotherapy; Advanced Certificate in Counselling for Depression; PGD Integrative Psychotherapy and Graduate Certificate Advanced Counselling Skills. The successful applicant must be accredited with an appropriate Counselling and Psychotherapy organisation such as the BACP or other and have relevant experience of working in practice as a qualified counsellor or psychotherapist as well as teaching on accredited and specialist practitioner programmes. The successful applicant will work with our existing External Examiners to review a number of modules across the programmes. This will include modules delivered at both level 6 and level 7. The External Examiner will be expected to attend the programme assessment board, consider student work and contribute to the overall assessment process. Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced academic staff. All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. Applications are by submission of CV to Gillian Rayner, Principal Lecturer. The appointment will be with effect from October 2018 and will be for a period of four years. For programme information please contact: Gillian Rayner Principal Lecturer School of Community Health and Midwifery University of Central Lancashire University Preston, Lancashire PR1 2HE 01772 895599 grayner@uclan.ac.uk

Pre Registration Midwifery programme and Post Qualification modules

Opening Date:
16 Nov 2017
Closing Date:
15 Dec 2017
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The Department of Family Care and Mental Health within the Faculty of Education and Health is seeking to appoint an external examiner for a four year period of tenure, commencing January 2018, in respect of our Pre Registration BSc (Hons) Midwifery programme and our post-qualifying Midwifery and Sexual Health modules You will be required to review work from all of the midwifery specific courses on the programme, the final year projects and course work for our post qualifying midwifery and sexual health modules including examination and assessment of the newborn. Nominations are invited for this vacancy from suitably qualified and experienced individuals, registered on the appropriate part of the NMC Register. The examiner must possess an MSc as a minimum and preferably a doctorate For further details- please contact: Heather Bower, Lead Midwife for Education, h.m.bower@gre.ac.uk,  +44 (0) 208 331 7593 or Mandy Stevenson, Programme Leader Midwifery, m.j.stevenson@gre.ac.uk, +44 (0) 208 331 9347 For a nomination form –please email Christina Moore, Programme Administrator, c.d.moore@gre.ac.uk.

BA (Hons) Youth and Community Work

Opening Date:
16 Nov 2017
Closing Date:
30 Nov 2017
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We are seeking to appoint an External Examiner with immediate effect. Interested applicants must have experience of external examining in at least one other Higher Education Institution and substantial recent Fieldwork Practice. The vacancy is for BA (Hons) Youth and Community Work. We are looking for someone as a Professional Practice (Placement) External Examiner who is JNC qualified. There are 3 Qualificatory Practice Units (Placement) and 3 related Academic Modules. This post would suit someone who currently manages the Fieldwork element of the Programme in their own institution. Please note that we are unable to accept applications from you if:
  • You are a current external examiner within the University of Cumbria or have been in the previous four years if you have served a four year term with us previously
  • You are currently professionally involved with members of the programme team
  • You have been employed within the previous five years by the University or at one of its associate institutions.
Information on the external examining role at the University of Cumbria is available via the following link: http://www.cumbria.ac.uk/AboutUs/Services/AQD/ExtExaminers.aspx If you would like further information, please contact Peter Crossley, Professional Practice Leader at peter.crossley@cumbria.ac.uk To apply please email your CV to Peter Crossley at the above email address.

External Examiners x 2 – MSc Advanced Professional Practice

Opening Date:
14 Nov 2017
Closing Date:
19 Dec 2017
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This new Post-Registration programme has annual intake of approximately 40-50 students, plus there will be consideration of students completing the MSc Advanced Practitioner programme. These posts will require consideration of assessments related to several modules of study at level 7and some co-taught at Level 6 and 7. Modules include: Level 6 and 7; Advanced Communication and Level 7- Minor injuries, Minor Illness, Acute and Critical Care, Advanced Critical Care, Diagnostic interpretation, Paediatric Examination and Assessment, and New Born Infant Physical examination. More modules may be added in 2018/19. The appointments commence asap. The successful applicants will be invited to attend an induction day prior to commencement of the role.
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