Jobs: External examiner opportunities

External Examiner (Mental Health) – BSc (Hons) Professional Development in Health and Social Care / MSc Advanced Professional Practice (Nursing and Midwifery Professions), CPD modules

Opening Date:
11 Feb 2020
Closing Date:
15 Mar 2020
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External Examiner with an interest in Mental Health to look at CPD level 5,6 and 7 modules which feed in to the BSc (Hons) Professional Development in Health and Social Care programme and the MSc Advanced Professional Practice (Nursing and Midwifery Professions) programme. These programmes are based within the Faculty of Health: Medicine, Dentistry and Human Sciences and are ‘step-on’, ‘step-off’ with a range of modules; over 100 of these modules are delivered in partnership with our local NHS Trusts. Individuals must have with the relevant background, current NMC registration and the appropriate experience and interest to join our External Examiner team. Within our programmes, we offer a variety of clinical and web-based learning modules that are designed to enable a range of students to build a CPD pathway that reflects their area of practice/career. You will need to have a degree of flexibility as modules can come and go within the programme. The appointment will be for 4 years from 01/10/2020 and the commitment required is as follows:
  • To attend up to three assessment panels a year (in March, June and November) and the submission of external examiner reports
  • To review a range of coursework throughout the year
  • To attend one assessment event per year if appropriate (for example, OSCE or oral presentation)
  • 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 from staff and to strengthen their engagement with the ongoing teaching and learning process
All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. If you would like to be considered for this, please submit a CV by email to extexhhs@plymouth.ac.uk by 15/03/2020 or for further information email: sharon.russell@plymouth.ac.uk

External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Nursing Children’s Field Pathway

Opening Date:
11 Feb 2020
Closing Date:
12 Apr 2020
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The School of Nursing and Allied Health is seeking a qualified educator to take on the role of external examiner for the following course:
  • BSc (Hons) Nursing Children’s Field Pathway
An experienced external examiner would be preferred, but those seeking a first experience, with relevant clinical and educational experience would also be considered. The post requires external moderation of assessments, completion of an annual monitoring report and attendance at the relevant Boards of Examiners. You will also be expected to visit practice areas once per year. The appointment will be with effect from 1st October 2020 and will be for a full 4-year term. Full course details and documentation will be provided to the appointee and an induction day will be offered – to be held at the University following appointment. If you would like further information regarding this post please contact the Associate Head of School for Nursing & Allied Health: Karen Harrison-White,  01494 522141 ext. 3161, Karen.Harrison-White@bucks.ac.uk Interested parties are requested to send a copy of their CV to Samantha Rodman by email: samantha.rodman@bucks.ac.uk or by post: Registry Officer Buckinghamshire New University Uxbridge Campus 106 Oxford Road Uxbridge Middlesex UB8 1NA

External Examiner – Pre-Registration BSc/MSc Nursing Science (Child)

Opening Date:
07 Feb 2020
Closing Date:
06 Mar 2020
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The Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Health is seeking to appoint a new External Examiner for the following programmes:
  • Pre-registration BSc (Hons) Nursing Science/Registered Nurse (Child)
  • Pre-registration MSc (Hons) Nursing Science/Registered Nurse (Child)
This is a recently NMC approved programme and the external examiner will be responsible for contributing to the quality assurance of these programmes. As subject external examiner you will be involved in the approval and moderation of assessments, completion of annual monitoring reports and will be required to attend examination boards. 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 appointment will take effect from 1st August 2020 and will be for a four year term. If you would like further information regarding this post please contact Barbara Davies, Director of Education. If you are interested in applying, please forward you C.V. to Barbara Davies by the closing date, b.davies@northumbria.ac.uk

External Examiner – Registered Nurse Degree Apprenticeship Programme (Child)

Opening Date:
07 Feb 2020
Closing Date:
06 Mar 2020
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The Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, at Northumbria University are looking to appoint an External Examiner for the Registered Nurse Degree Apprenticeship (RNDA) Programme. It is a new programme that is being delivered in 18 months following accreditation of the students’ prior and experiential learning (APEL). Experience of working with employers and developing and delivering apprenticeship provision is preferable. The appointed external examiner will have responsibility for an identified number of shared cross field modules at level 5 and level 6 within this programme as well as Children & Young People’s nursing specific. Module information: Level 5 NS0527 Practice Module 2: Developing shared decision-making. NS0529 Nursing Skills 4: Enhancing clinical skills for complex care. Level 6 NS0625 Nursing Skills 5: Leading and improving safety and care quality. NS0626 Nursing Skills 6: Advancing nursing skills. Level 5 CN0513 Psychosocial approaches for children and young people. CN0514 Perspectives of complex care in Children and Young People’s Nursing. Level 6 CN0611 Transition to accountable practitioner in Children and Young People’s Nursing. Qualifications and Experience:
  • Relevant academic and/or professional qualifications including current NMC registration in Children’s Nursing.
  • Relevant expertise and experience to be able to undertake a role in the assurance of academic standards in Higher Education.
  • Sufficient standing, credibility and breadth of experience within the subject to be able to command the respect of academic peers.
  • Familiarity with the standard expected of students to achieve the award that is to be examined.
  • It is preferable to have previous experience of external examining although support and guidance will be provided for those new to this role.
The appointment will be effective from 1 March 2020, for a four-year term. A formal expression of interest letter and accompanying detailed CV should be sent to Julie Derbyshire, Programme Lead, julie.derbyshire@northumbria.ac.uk

External Examiner – Undergraduate Nursing BSc (Hons) Nursing Practice(Adult)

Opening Date:
10 Feb 2020
Closing Date:
02 Mar 2020
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The University of Sunderland wishes to appoint an External Examiner to support all modules within our BSc Nursing Practice (Adult) programme. The University of Sunderland offers extensive support for External Examiners and holds briefing workshops annually. Further support is also provided by the Team Leader, Programme and Module Leaders and Programme Administrators. The University normally expects external examiners to attend a minimum of one examination board per year, review a sample of all assessed work and to complete an annual External Examiner Monitoring Report. 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;
  • Applicants must not have been a University of Sunderland examiner or employee within the last five years;
  • Applicants will have a qualification registered with the NMC, a commitment to inter-professional education and in addition ideally will also have external examining experience.
For informal enquiries please contact Gill Maw, Team Leader, Undergraduate Nursing and Paramedic Science, gill.maw@sunderland.ac.uk

External Examiners x 2 posts for Non-Medical Prescribing

Opening Date:
07 Feb 2020
Closing Date:
22 Feb 2020
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External Examiners x 2 posts for Non-Medical Prescribing
  • Post 1 – External examiner for nurses and midwives
  • Post 2 – External examiner for pharmacists and allied health professionals
The University of Central Lancashire is seeking to appoint TWO experienced and suitably qualified academics to act as External Examiners for the Non-Medical Prescribing course (Independent & Supplementary Prescribing Qualification). The successful applicants must be registered on the NMC register (Post 1) and the GPhC register (Post 2) and have the Independent & Supplementary Prescribing qualification. The applicants will also have experience of teaching and leading prescribing courses. He/she will be required to review both Level 6 and Level 7 work including a number of assessments. These include - numeracy exam; pharmacology exam; OSCE and a selection of 2000-2500 word reflective essays. There are six multi-disciplinary intakes per year, two of which are open to pharmacists. The External Examiners will be expected to attend at least one programme assessment board per year (either June or December), review student work, contribute to the overall assessment process and produce an Annual Report. Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced academic staff. All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria. The appointment will be with effect from September 2020 and will be for a period of four years. For programme information, please contact: Ruth Broadhead Programme Lead University of Central Lancashire University Preston, Lancashire PR1 2HE Tel: 01772 893614

External Examiner – Primary Care

Opening Date:
07 Feb 2020
Closing Date:
06 Mar 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 at least one Assessment Board a year 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 immediately. If you are interested in applying please forward your CV to Karen Elton, Programme Lead, karen.l.elton@northumbria.ac.uk

External Examiner – BSc(Hons)/ MSc Nursing (Adult)

Opening Date:
05 Feb 2020
Closing Date:
06 Mar 2020
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The School of Nursing is seeking a qualified nurse educator to take on the role of external examiner for the BSc (Hons)/ MSc Nursing/Registered Nurse (Adult). The School of Nursing is part of the Faculty of Health Social Care and Education, Kingston University and St George’s University London. The pre-registration nursing programme is based at Kingston University in Surrey. An experienced external examiner would be preferred, but those seeking a first post and having relevant clinical and educational experience would also be considered. Applicants must hold current NMC registration in the appropriate field for which they are applying and hold a recorded teaching qualification with the NMC. The School of Nursing operates an on-line submission, marking and feedback of assignments. Experience of Turnitin, Canvas and SpeedGrader would be desirable however training will be provided. The post requires external moderation of assessments, completion of an annual monitoring report and attendance at the relevant Boards of Examiners (minimum of two per year). You will also be expected to visit practice areas once per year. The External Examiner is required to submit an annual report, following which payment is made. Further information regarding the role of the External Examiner at KUSGUL can be found at http://www.kingston.ac.uk/externalexam/ As an Adult external examiner you will be involved in reviewing both generic and Adult field modules. For adult nursing we have additional external examiners to support the large cohort. The appointment will be for a full 4-year term. Full course details and documentation will be provided to the appointee and an induction day will be offered – to be held at the University following appointment. We are unable to accept applications from any University who has/has had External Examiner links with us in the last 5 years. Please submit expressions of interest and a CV to a.kettyle@sgul.kingston.ac.uk

External Examiner BNurs Nursing at the University of Wolverhampton

Opening Date:
03 Feb 2020
Closing Date:
06 Mar 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 6 March 2020 Please quote ref: BNurs/31.01.2020

External Examiner for BSc (Hons) Children’s Nursing Programme – City, University of London

Opening Date:
05 Feb 2020
Closing Date:
19 Feb 2020
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City, University of London is looking to recruit an External Examiner for the: BSc (Hons) Children’s Nursing Programme The BSc (Hons) in Children’s Nursing is a 3 year modular programme offered by City, University of London. The programme is designed to incrementally provide student with the underpinning theory which can be amended and adapted to the practice setting where differences to the lives of children, young people and their families can be achieved. The programme encourages the student to be versatile, resilient and adaptable to a variety of new and challenging situations both in the classroom and practice settings The course emphasises the development of clinical and communication skills and ethics alongside knowledge in the principles and application of biology, physiology and pathology. The course is modular in design and requires the student to be successful in each module assessment. The post will initially be for 4 years. If you are interested, please send your CV to Jane Chudleigh J.Chudleigh@city.ac.uk I would be grateful if you could pass this request to your colleagues who may be interested in undertaking this role.