Jobs: East Midlands

External Examiners – Non-Medical Prescribing (NMP) Programme & Short Course

Opening Date:
10 Oct 2019
Closing Date:
22 Nov 2019
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The Professional Development Centre at the University of Lincoln is seeking to appoint two External Examiners for our inter-professional Non-Medical Prescribing Programme and Short Course. Applicants will need to hold current registration with the NMC, HCPC or GPhC. An ideal candidate will have experience in teaching and examining at a UK HE institution, have a good understanding of quality assurance, and have specific subject knowledge in relation to the educational preparation of future Independent/Supplementary Prescribers. Previous experience as an External Examiner is preferred but not essential. The appointment will be for four academic years. Further information on the Programme/Short Course can be accessed via the following links: NMP Programme: https://www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/course/nmdprepc/ NMP Short Course: https://www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/course/PRTCRTUI/ External Examiners play a central role in the maintenance of the standards of the University’s awards and the currency of the curriculum. They perform this role through:
  • discussions with the academic and administrative teams
  • consideration of proposed programme modification(s)
  • review of assessment tasks and examination papers
  • review of samples of student work on modules within the programme, including practice assessment documents/portfolios
  • the endorsement of marks to ensure agreed, fully moderated and externally examined sets of results
  • attendance at appropriate boards of examiners
  • submission of annual reports
Please send expressions of interest with a current CV to Kathryn Tindall, Programme Administrator: cpd@lincoln.ac.uk The deadline for applications will be: Friday 22nd November 2019.

External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Health Care Studies (Combined and Nursing Pathways)

Opening Date:
10 Oct 2019
Closing Date:
7 Nov 2019
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Competitive salary of £200 annual flat fee, plus £6 for each FTE. The School of Health Sciences, within the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at the University of Nottingham, is seeking to appoint an External Examiner for our BSc (Hons) Health Care Studies programme, for the Combined and Nursing Pathways. The role will also cover any other standalone modules in our portfolio which do not sit in a programme with a clinical focus. Further details about the programme can be found on our website at: www.nottingham.ac.uk/healthsciences/continuing-professional-development/degree-options/health-care-combined.aspx External examiner requirements and regulations: External examiner responsibilities include external moderation of assessments, completion of an annual monitoring report and attendance at Examination boards (at least one per year). The School uses an electronic marking system. External examiners are required to make use of the system during the external moderation process. Applicants should the hold appropriate academic qualifications, including, a teaching a qualification (minimum of PGCHE or equivalent) and a Degree or higher level qualification in the relevant area. Applicants should also demonstrate a varied clinical practice background to ensure breadth of knowledge of a range of clinical modules Please be aware that the NMC requires external examiners for Nursing and Midwifery programmes to possess current registration on the appropriate part of the NMC Register. All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. The appointment will be from September 2019 and will be for a period of four years. The University’s Assessment and External Examiners Overview can be found at: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/academicservices/qualitymanual/assessmentandawards/appointment-and-responsibilities-of-external-examiners.aspx Interested individuals should send their expressions of interest together with a full Curriculum Vitae including your NMC Pin, details of your research, publications, teaching and external examining, along with any other relevant information to: kay.akhter@nottingham.ac.uk For queries about the role contact: Chrissie Bousfield, Director of Postgraduate Taught Education & Continuing Professional Development/WDF, 0115 82 30927, ntzcb@exmail.nottingham.ac.uk

External Examiner – Advanced Nursing (MSc and PGDip)

Opening Date:
10 Oct 2019
Closing Date:
7 Nov 2019
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Competitive salary of: £200 annual flat fee, plus £20 for each FTE. The School of Health Sciences, within the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at the University of Nottingham, is seeking to appoint an External Examiner for our Advanced Nursing programmes. The role will also be responsible for covering all core modules and the dissertation in this award, plus any students finishing MSc/PG Dip in Health and Social Care. Further details about the programmes can be found on our website at: https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/pgstudy/course/taught/advanced-nursing-msc External examiner responsibilities include external moderation of assessments, completion of an annual monitoring report and attendance at Examination boards (at least one per year). The School uses an electronic marking system. External examiners are required to make use of the system during the external moderation process. Applicants should the hold appropriate academic qualifications, including, a teaching a qualification (minimum of PGCHE or equivalent) and a Masters or higher level qualification in the relevant area. Please be aware that the NMC requires external examiners for Nursing and Midwifery programmes to possess current registration on the appropriate part of the NMC Register. All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. The appointment will be from September 2019 and will be for a period of four years. The University’s Assessment and External Examiners Overview can be found at: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/academicservices/qualitymanual/assessmentandawards/appointment-and-responsibilities-of-external-examiners.aspx Interested individuals should send their expressions of interest together with a full Curriculum Vitae including your NMC Pin where relevant, details of your research, publications, teaching and external examining, along with any other relevant information to:mailto:kay.akhter@nottingham.ac.uk For queries about the role contact: Chrissie Bousfield, Director of Postgraduate Taught Education & Continuing Professional Development/WDF, 0115 82 30927, ntzcb@exmail.nottingham.ac.uk

External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies (online) Top-up

Opening Date:
10 Oct 2019
Closing Date:
7 Nov 2019
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Competitive salary of: £200 annual flat fee, plus £6 for each FTE. The School of Health Sciences, within the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at the University of Nottingham, is seeking to appoint an External Examiner for our BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies (online) Top-up Degree. The Degree is open to UK/EU and international students, and requires an individual with; an interest in online learning, a general Nursing focus and an interest in home and international students. Further details about the Degree can be found on our website at: www.nottingham.ac.uk/ugstudy/course/Nursing-Studies-BSc+(for+registered+nurses) External examiner responsibilities include external moderation of assessments, completion of an annual monitoring report and attendance at Examination boards (at least one per year). The School uses an electronic marking system. External examiners are required to make use of the system during the external moderation process. Applicants should the hold appropriate academic qualifications, including, a teaching a qualification (minimum of PGCHE or equivalent) and a BSc or higher level qualification in the relevant area. Please be aware that the NMC requires external examiners for Nursing and Midwifery programmes to possess current registration on the appropriate part of the NMC Register. All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. The appointment will be from September 2019 and will be for a period of four years. The University’s Assessment and External Examiners Overview can be found at: www.nottingham.ac.uk/academicservices/qualitymanual/assessmentandawards/appointment-and-responsibilities-of-external-examiners.aspx Interested individuals should send their expressions of interest together with a full Curriculum Vitae including your NMC Pin, details of your research, publications, teaching and external examining, along with any other relevant information to: kay.akhter@nottingham.ac.uk For queries about the role contact: Chrissie Bousfield, Director of Postgraduate Taught Education & Continuing Professional Development/WDF, 0115 82 30927, ntzcb@exmail.nottingham.ac.uk

External Examiner MSc Advanced Clinical Practice

Opening Date:
19 Sep 2019
Closing Date:
25 Oct 2019
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Please email CVs to the Programme Lead, Stuart Pinson (stuart.pinson@dmu.ac.uk) To commence from 01/12/19 for a four year tenure De Montfort University in Leicester is seeking to appoint an external examiner to support the team for the MSc in Advanced Clinical Practice (including the running out of the PG Dip in Unscheduled Urgent Primary care programme) at DMU. The MSc Advanced Clinical Practice programme is open to Nurses, Midwives and allied health professionals in both primary and secondary care. It is aligned to the Health Education East Midlands Advanced Practice and DoH curriculum guidelines, and includes the prescribing course for those students eligible to undertake it. It is offered part time over 3-6 years. If you are interested we would be particularly pleased to receive enquiries from persons with previous experience as external examiners or those looking for their first appointment. Appointees would be required to moderate a sample of scripts relating to each module and report on these to the programme leader. Regular attendance to Assessment Boards and the provision of an annual report to the University would also be expected. If you would like to apply (or would like further information), please forward by Friday 25 October 2019 to the email address below a detailed curriculum vitae that includes your contact details, qualifications, current and previous employment, research/professional activity (over last 5 years), teaching experience (over last 5 years) and current/previous external examiner positions held to: Stuart Pinson (S/L and Programme Lead) Tel: 0116 207 8863 Email: stuart.pinson@dmu.ac.uk

External Examiner – Trainee Nursing Associate programme (Dip HE/FdSc) apprenticeship

Opening Date:
18 Sep 2019
Closing Date:
28 Oct 2019
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The School of Health and Social Care at the University of Lincoln is seeking an experienced External Examiner for our Trainee Nursing Associate programme. The current curriculum has been developed from the Health Education England standards as part of an apprenticeship. We are also developing a FdSc Trainee Nursing Associate programme which adheres to the Standards of proficiency for nursing associates (NMC 2018). This post will cover seeing out the delivery of the current curriculum and the introduction of the new curriculum. The successful applicant will be responsible for reviewing modules delivered at level 1 and 2: http://www.lincstalentacademy.org.uk/apprenticeship/new-nursing-associate/ External Examiners play a central role in the maintenance of the standards of the University’s awards and the currency of the curriculum. They perform this role 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 (Adult field) & teaching qualification with the NMC • Relevant experience to maintain comparable quality standards Applications for the post should be made by a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and appropriate covering letter: Kerry Welch (Programme lead) kwelch@lincoln.ac.uk