Jobs: North West

External Examiner – MBChB Phase One – Years One and Two

Opening Date:
16 Mar 2020
Closing Date:
9 Apr 2020
Salary Range:
Edge Hill University, Faculty of Health & Social Care is seeking to engage an External Examiner for the following Programme with effect from October 2020:
  • Vacancy Ref: PPE81
  • Programme(s): MBChB Phase One – years one and two
External Examiners are typically placed on the Edge Hill University External Examiners Register for a period of four years. Principle duties normally include:
  • Review and approve assessment strategies and guidance that contribute to a student’s final award, and any other assessment material as agreed
  • Visit the University at the least once a year to moderate assessed coursework and examination scripts
  • Attend module assessment boards
  • Produce an Annual External Examiners Report, aligned to University requirements
  • External Examiners may be invited to engage with students in practice
This would particularly suit a biomedical scientist and individuals with an experience of managing early years of medical curricula, this may suit someone with an interest in curricula development given the fact Edge Hill University is developing a new medical curriculum. If you would like to discuss specific information relating to the programme and more detail regarding the role, please contact: Fees and Expenses are payable in line with the University policy. Admission to the University’s External Examiners Register is on the basis of satisfactory completion of the University’s Committee and Personnel approval processes, including Right to Work and Reciprocity Checks. Prospective External Examiners are encouraged to send an expression of interest and CV to Laura Makin, Quality Assurance Administrator ( citing the programme title and/or vacancy reference. 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. For more information, our Privacy Notice is available at Laura Makin Quality Assurance Administrator Faculty of Health & Social Care Edge Hill University 01695 650748

External Examiner- Bachelor of Nursing (Hons)

Opening Date:
11 Mar 2020
Closing Date:
5 Apr 2020
Salary Range:
The University of Manchester is seeking to appoint up to four subject external examiner for year two (level 5) course units on the Bachelor of Nursing (Hons) programme. The programme recruits students across 3 fields of Nursing (Adult; Mental Health; Child). Applications are therefore invited from individuals who have demonstrable experience of teaching and assessing in one or more of the following areas;
  • Adult Clinical & Intensive Care Nursing
  • Dementia: Empowering & Creative Practice
  • Delivering Harm Free Care for Tissue Viability and Infection Prevention
  • Intro to Neonatal Low Dependency Care
  • Mental Health & Mental Ill-health in C&YP
  • Supportive and Palliative Care Across the Lifespan
  • Negotiated Learning Unit
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. In addition we will provide a sample of Practice Assessment Documents to view via our online learning environment. 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 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.
  • 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. Expressions of interest by covering email or letter and CV should be sent by the 5th April 2020 to

External Examiner – Apprenticeship Programme MSc Advanced Practitioner

Opening Date:
17 Feb 2020
Closing Date:
30 Apr 2020
Salary Range:
The Faculty of Health is looking to appoint an External Examiner to cover the following modules, which form part of the Apprenticeship Programme MSc Advanced Clinical Practitioner:
  • Evidence Based Competence – Advanced Clinical Practice Core
  • Advanced Clinical Practice Project Core
  • End point assessment – Advanced Clinical Practice -Core
All of the modules are part of the above programme – preparing students to work towards an advanced clinical practice role. This is a programme new to the Advanced Clinical Practice portfolio. Previous experience of External Examination is desirable; however, mentoring arrangements can be arranged if appropriate. The appointment will run from 1st October 2020 until 30th September 2024 Programme details will be provided to the appointee and a full induction day will be offered. An updated CV. should accompany expressions of interest. If you would like further information regarding the post, please contact Ms. Rosie McCarthy, Senior Lecturer/ Programme manager advanced practice. Email: Telephone: 0151231 4493.