Jobs: External examiner opportunities

External Examiner- Bachelor of Nursing (Hons) Mental Health Field

Opening Date:
18 Jul 2019
Closing Date:
07 Aug 2019
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The University of Manchester is seeking to appoint an external examiner from the Mental Health Field for its Bachelor of Nursing (Hons) Programme. The external examiner role is for year one of the programme (Level 4), for the course unit Public Health, Society and Nursing. The programme recruits students across 3 fields of Nursing (Adult; Mental Health; Child). 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. 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 (Mental Health Field) 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.
Interested candidates should detail their experience in teaching and assessing in the applicable subjects by covering email/letter and CV to Katie.gray@manchester.ac.uk Closing date 7th August 2019.

External Examiner – Postgraduate Midwifery

Opening Date:
18 Jul 2019
Closing Date:
16 Aug 2019
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The School of Allied Health Professionals and Midwifery at the University of Bradford is looking for a dedicated individual to undertake the role of external examiner for our existing MSc/PGD/PGS Midwifery and MSc/PGD Advanced Practice (Midwifery) programmes to commence immediately. The above postgraduate Midwifery programmes adopt a holistic approach to developing experienced registered midwives into skilled leaders of the profession. Both programmes and their nested awards are designed to develop skills in complex reasoning, critical thinking and analysis required to apply knowledge to a range of clinical and professional situations through reflection and practice experience and offer the opportunity to develop a bespoke package of content ensuring both individual and service needs are met. An overview of your role and responsibilities can be found in the University of Bradford Guide for External Examiners of Taught Programmes – https://www.bradford.ac.uk/aqte/guides/ You should have appropriate expertise/experience in midwifery, be able to undertake a role in the assurance of academic standards in Higher Education and should be aware of modern developments in the design and delivery of the flexible curriculum. You should not hold more than one other UK Higher Education External Examiner post at the start of the contract and be qualified to at least the level of the programme to be examined. Further information about the School and programmes can be found at: https://www.bradford.ac.uk/courses/pg/midwifery/ https://www.bradford.ac.uk/courses/pg/advanced-practice-midwifery/ For Further information about the role please contact Maria Evans at mevans4@bradford.ac.uk or telephone 01274 236378 Interested individuals should submit a CV in the first instance to Laura Baxter at l.baxter1@bradford.ac.uk by 16 August 2019.

External Examiner – PGCert Outpatient Diagnostic Hysteroscopy

Opening Date:
18 Jul 2019
Closing Date:
16 Aug 2019
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The School of Allied Health Professionals and Midwifery at the University of Bradford is looking for a dedicated individual to undertake the role of external examiner for our existing Postgraduate Certificate Outpatient Diagnostic Hysteroscopy and Diagnostic Service Development programme to commence immediately. The programme is for experienced nurses and healthcare practitioners who have the opportunity to take on challenging roles in women’s outpatient services, working across professional boundaries to meet the change in management of Gynaecological services. This programme is focused on a work-based curriculum that has key distance learning elements so enabling a national profile of students within each intake. The course team work closely with the British Society of Gynaecological Endoscopy (BSGE) to ensure their best practice standards are achieved. An overview of your role and responsibilities can be found in the University of Bradford Guide for External Examiners of Taught Programmes – https://www.bradford.ac.uk/aqte/guides/ You should have appropriate expertise/experience in the areas of Outpatient Diagnostic Hysteroscopy, be able to undertake a role in the assurance of academic standards in Higher Education and should be aware of modern developments in the design and delivery of the flexible curriculum. You should not hold more than one other UK Higher Education External Examiner post at the start of the contract and be qualified to at least the level of the programme to be examined. Further information about the School and programmes can be found at: https://www.bradford.ac.uk/courses/cpd/outpatient-diagnostic-hysteroscopy/ For Further information about the role please contact Rae Nesbitt at M.R.Nesbitt1@bradford.ac.uk or telephone 01274 236483 Interested individuals should submit a CV in the first instance to Laura Baxter at l.baxter1@bradford.ac.uk by 16 August 2019.

External Examiner – MSc Advanced Practice & MSc Nursing

Opening Date:
18 Jul 2019
Closing Date:
01 Aug 2019
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City, University of London is looking to recruit an External Examiner for the following programmes:
  • MSc Advanced Nurse Practitioner
  • MSc Advanced Practice in Health and Social Care including MSc Nursing
  • MSc Nursing - This programme is exclusively for our students who are “topping up” their pre-registration post graduate diploma in Nursing (conversion)
There are currently a total of about 100 students registered on all these programmes. The post will be for 4 years. If you are interested please send your CV to Alison Coutts, Programme Director, at A.M.Coutts@city.ac.uk I would be grateful if you could pass this request to any of your colleagues who may be interested in undertaking this role.

External Examiner – MSc Advanced Clinical Practice & MSc Advanced Clinical Practice Apprenticeship

Opening Date:
18 Jul 2019
Closing Date:
01 Aug 2019
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City, University of London is looking to recruit an External Examiner for the following programmes:
  • MSc Advanced Clinical Practice
  • MSc Advanced Clinical Practice Apprenticeship
These programmes start in September 2019 and we anticipate 30-40 students per intake, twice a year. The post will be for 4 years. If you are interested please send your CV to Dr Sofia Llahana, Programme Director, at sofia.llahana@city.ac.uk I would be grateful if you could pass this request to any of your colleagues who may be interested in undertaking this role. Dr Sofia Llahana Senior Lecturer, Education & Research Programme Director, MSc Advanced Clinical Practice Hon Consultant Nurse in Endocrinology, UCLH School of Health Sciences London EC1V 0HB T: +44 (0)20 7040 5826 www.city.ac.uk

External Panel Member – Advanced Certificate / Postgraduate Certificate in General Practice Nursing

Opening Date:
18 Jul 2019
Closing Date:
26 Jul 2019
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We are seeking a panel member for the approval event of our new AdvCert/PGCert in General Practice Nursing. The approval event will be held at the Jordanstown campus of Ulster University on 2nd September 2019 (provisional). Applicants should be NMC registrants with relevant experience and will need to demonstrate evidence of eligibility to work in the UK. External panel members are eligible to claim a fee and travel expenses (within UK/ROI) for attending this event. Applicants should not have a conflict of interest with Ulster University. For further information and to apply, please send a CV before 4pm Friday 26th July to: Dr Helen McGarvey Academic Lead for Post-registration Business Email: he.mcgarvey@ulster.ac.uk Tel: 028 7167 5749

External examiner – Postgraduate Certificate in Critical Care

Opening Date:
22 Jul 2019
Closing Date:
02 Aug 2019
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The Postgraduate Certificate in Critical Care which is run as part of the University of Northampton’s partnership provision with Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. The programme comprises of 3 modules:
  • Delivering Contemporary Adult Critical Care Practice
  • Developing and Leading Contemporary Adult Critical Care Practice
  • Advanced Patient Centred Care for The Acutely Unwell Adult
We are looking for someone:
  • who is suitably qualified with expertise in the above areas, ideally a Programme Leader or Senior Lecturer on similar programmes;
  • who is a registrant with the Nursing and Midwifery Council
  • previous experience as an external examiner is preferred but not essential
The appointment will be for the four academic years 2018 to 2022, from 1 October 2018

External Examiner – Post Graduate Certificate and Post Graduate Diploma in Advanced Perioperative Care

Opening Date:
22 Jul 2019
Closing Date:
02 Aug 2019
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The University of Northampton is looking for an external examiner for: The Post Graduate Certificate in Advanced Perioperative Care and the Post Graduate Diploma in Advanced Perioperative Care Both programmes run as part of the University of Northampton’s partnership provision with Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Postgraduate Certificate consists of one compulsory and one designated module:
  • Compulsory module: Introduction to Advanced Perioperative Practice
Designated module selected from the following:
  • Advanced Anaesthetic Care
  • Advanced Surgical Intraoperative Care
  • Advanced Recovery Care
The Postgraduate Diploma consists of four compulsory modules:
  • Introduction to Advanced Perioperative Practice
  • Advanced Anaesthetic Care
  • Advanced Surgical Intraoperative Care
  • Advanced Recovery Care
The both programmes run once per academic year and recruits Nurses and Operating Department Practitioners. Students can apply to take either the Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma. We are looking for someone:
  • who is suitably qualified with expertise in the above areas, ideally a Programme Leader or Senior Lecturer on similar programmes;
  • who is a registrant with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) or the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • previous experience as an external examiner is preferred but not essential
The appointment will be for the four academic years 2018 to 2022, from 1 October 2018

External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Professional Practice

Opening Date:
17 Jul 2019
Closing Date:
14 Aug 2019
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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:
  • Advanced Certificate in Principles and Practice of Cytotoxic, Chemotherapy and Biological Therapy Administration,
  • Advanced Certificate in Palliative Care
  • Advanced Certificate in Introduction to Chronic Oedema Management
The successful applicant must be registered on the NMC register and have relevant experience of working in the arena of long term conditions, cancer and/or palliative care. He/she will work with our existing External Examiners to review a number of modules within the BSc (Hons) Professional Practice Programme. This will include modules delivered at both Level 6 and level 7, with some of the modules shared between pathways. 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 September 2019 and will be for a period of four years and application is via Curriculum Vitae to Alice Thompson, Athompson15@uclan.ac.uk For programme information, please contact: Alice Thompson Senior Lecturer/Course Leader Brook Building University of Central Lancashire University Preston, Lancashire PR1 2HE Tel: 01772 893640

External Examiners – BSc(ons) Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Wellbeing

Opening Date:
12 Jul 2019
Closing Date:
26 Jul 2019
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Edge Hill University, Faculty of Health and Social Care, is seeking to appoint an external examiner for two new innovative undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in the subject area of Child and Adolescent Mental Health. This an exciting opportunity for an individual experienced in higher education and/or practice to support the programme team with delivery of these pioneering and contemporary programmes. Vacancy Ref: AHSC040 Programmes: BSc(Hons) Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Wellbeing 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:
  • BSc(Hons) Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Wellbeing – Shelly Haslam (Lecturer – AHSC) haslamsh@edgehill.ac.uk , 01695 657720
  • MSc Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Wellbeing - Julianne Harlow (Senior Lecturer – AHSC) julianne.harlow@edgehill.ac.uk, 01695 657078
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 01695 650748 makinl@edgehill.ac.uk