Jobs: East Midlands

External Examiner – Nursing (Registered Nurse – Adult) Bachelor of Science with Honours

Opening Date:
25 Apr 2019
Closing Date:
31 May 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 adult pre-registration nursing programmes. The curriculum has been developed from the NMC Standards (NMC 2018). The successful applicant will be responsible for reviewing 30 credit modules delivered at level 4 and any associated level 5 modules for the final presentation of the current BSc (Hons) Nursing with Registered Nurse (Adult). The modules are as follows: Nursing (Registered Nurse – Adult) Bachelor of Science with Honours
  • Fundamental nursing care
  • Nursing and the interprofessional team
  • Person centred holistic adult nursing care
  • Personal development and resilience
BSc (Hons) Nursing with Registered Nurse (Adult)
  • Cognition and interpretation in Nursing
  • Engaging with adult nursing practice: Promoting ethical practice
  • Engaging with adult nursing practice: History taking and assessment
  • Forging values based nursing practice
Please see the following links for a full Programme Specification: Nursing (Registered Nurse – Adult) Bachelor of Science with Honours https://www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/course/nurnurub/ 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

External Examiner – Nursing (Registered Nurse – Child) Bachelor of Science with Honours

Opening Date:
25 Apr 2019
Closing Date:
31 May 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 child pre-registration nursing programme. The curriculum has been developed from the NMC Standards (NMC 2018). The successful applicant will be responsible for reviewing 30 credit modules delivered at levels 4, 5 and 6 on the Nursing (Registered Nurse – Child) Bachelor of Science with Honours programme. The modules are as follows: Level 4
  • Person centred holistic child nursing care (child field specific)
  • Fundamental nursing care
  • Nursing and the interprofessional team
  • Personal development and resilience
Level 5
  • Assessing needs, planning and co-ordinating care
  • Health care sciences
  • Promoting health and preventing ill health
  • Providing and evaluating care
Level 6
  • Leading and Managing Complex children’s care (child field specific)
  • Being an accountable professional
  • Innovation to Transformation in nursing practice
  • Leadership and practice education
Please see the following links for a full Programme Specification: 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, 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 (Child) & teaching qualification (NMC)
  • Relevant experience to maintain comparable quality standards

External Examiner – Nursing (Registered Nurse – Mental Health) Bachelor of Science with Honours

Opening Date:
25 Apr 2019
Closing Date:
31 May 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 Mental Health pre-registration nursing programme. 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. The modules are as follows:
  • Holistic person centred Mental Health nursing care (Mental Health field specific)
  • Fundamental nursing care
  • Nursing and the interprofessional team
  • Personal development and resilience
Please see the following links for a full Programme Specification: Nursing (Registered Nurse – Mental Health) Bachelor of Science with Honours https://www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/course/nurmnhub/ 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 with the NMC (Mental Health field)
  • Recordable teaching qualification with the NMC
  • Relevant experience and expertise to maintain comparable quality standards
Applications for the post should be made by a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and appropriate covering letter to Bethany Robinson-Benstead, Student Experience and Professional Standards Officer, brobinsonbenstead@lincoln.ac.uk

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Mental Health/Disability Learning

Opening Date:
18 Apr 2019
Closing Date:
19 May 2019
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An exciting new job opportunity has arisen at De Montfort University in Leicester. To provide excellent teaching and research contribution to the university in the relevant areas of expertise. The Vice- Chancellor's lectureships aims to enable individuals to grow and develop in their area of expertise in a fully supported teaching and research environment, with access to development opportunities to enable them to progress along a teaching and research trajectory. Please note: the salary range shown is for Grade F/G We are looking for an early career academic who is passionate about making a difference in the field of mental health or learning disabilities. You must be a person who has completed or who is soon to complete a PhD in nursing or Health related subject. You should also hold a professional qualification in mental health/learning disability field of practice. You will have some experience of lecturing/research. The role will enable you to achieve your research aspirations within an established research institute by ensuring that you are supported by experienced research colleagues. Planned interview date: 10 June 2019

External Examiner – MA in Social Work

Opening Date:
15 Apr 2019
Closing Date:
27 May 2019
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The University of Derby, College of Health and Social Care is seeking to appoint a new External Examiner for the MA in Social Work Programme. A relatively young programme it is now in its 4th year and is fast growing with a cohort of 40 students studying full time over a 2-year period. The role will begin in September 2019 and will be held for a 3-year period. Responsibilities will include:
  • Advice giving and review of programme design and assessment modes
  • Moderation of module coursework and examination scripts (including completion of written moderation feedback)
  • Attendance at Assessment Boards
  • Completion of mid-year and annual External Examiner Reports
The programme is made up of the following modules: Yr 1
  • Preparation for Practice Learning
  • Social Work Law
  • International Social Welfare
  • Practice Learning 1 (placement module)
Yr 2 Students have a choice of taking 2 from 3 of the following:
  • Protecting and Safeguarding Children and Young People
  • Safeguarding Adults
  • Youth Justice – with option of completing Working with Young Offenders as an additional module)
Plus
  • Independent Study
  • Practice Learning 2 (placement module)
We are seeking to appoint an external examiner with appropriate expertise who will work in collaboration with the programme team to develop and enhance quality standards in consideration of the new requirements being developed by Social Work England, the new regulator for Social Work. Further details can be obtained by contacting Deborah Bardouille, Senior Lecturer and Programme Leader for MA in Social Work, D.bardouille@derby.ac.uk, 01332 594149.

External Examiner – MSc Nursing with Registration (Mental Health)

Opening Date:
4 Apr 2019
Closing Date:
28 Apr 2019
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The University of Derby, School of Nursing and Professional Practice is seeking to appoint an external examiner to the above course. The MSc is a full-time 2 year course. Students who successfully complete the course are eligible to apply for entry to the NMC register as Registered Nurse: Mental Health. The course contains some modules which are taken with students from the other fields of nursing. The successful candidate will therefore join a team of external examiners for the pre-registration nursing courses and will take responsibility for the MSc Mental Health field modules and a small proportion of the shared modules. The successful candidate must be Registered Nurse: Mental Health and have experience of teaching Postgraduate pre-registration mental health nursing. The successful candidate will be asked to attend approximately 2 academic boards per academic year and meet with students/practice once a year. Whilst external examiner experience is desirable, we welcome expressions of interest from individuals new to this role. The successful candidate will be offered an induction programme and will be supported throughout the duration of their tenure. The term of office for the successful candidate will be for a period of 4 years from September 2019. For expressions of interest or any questions about the role, please send a current CV to Melanie Gasston-Hales Programme Leader, MSc Mental Health, m.gasston-hales@derby.ac.uk

External Examiner – Undergraduate MSci Nursing with Leadership Dual Registration (Mental Health and Adult Nursing / Mental Health and Children’s Nursing)

Opening Date:
1 Apr 2019
Closing Date:
30 Apr 2019
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The newly formed School of Allied Health Professions at the University of Leicester is seeking to appoint external examiners for its first innovative 4-year Undergraduate Master in Science Nursing with Leadership (Dual Registration) programme which commenced in 2018. We are seeking external examiners in: children’s nursing; adult nursing and mental health nursing. The external examiner will contribute to the assessment process, review and report on student course work, attend the Board of Examiners and submit an annual report. The University of Leicester’s criteria for appointing external examiners can be seen on pages 3&4 in the relevant Senate Regulations which can be found here: https://www2.le.ac.uk/offices/sas2/regulations/documents/senatereg7-assessment.pdf Previous experience is an advantage and there are comprehensive online training resources for all new external examiners on the Leicester Learning Institute website. Further support will be provided at School level. Commencement: September 2019 Duration: 4 years For further information please contact Course Lead, Gary Souter, gs316@Leicester.ac.uk or Foundation Professor of Nursing, Professor Dave Clarke at dave.clarke@leicester.ac.uk To apply, please forward your CV to Louise Goddard, lg2@leicester.ac.uk For information about the School of Allied Health Professions please go to https://www2.le.ac.uk/departments/ahp and our exciting new MSci Nursing with Leadership programme at https://www2.le.ac.uk/departments/ahp/nursing