Jobs: North West

External Examiners – Bachelor of Nursing (Hons) Programme

Opening Date:
23 May 2019
Closing Date:
10 Jun 2019
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The University of Manchester is seeking to appoint an external examiner for its Bachelor of Nursing (Hons) Programme. The programme recruits students across 3 fields of Nursing (Adult; Mental Health; Child). Two external examiners are required, one from Adult Field and one from Mental Health Field of Nursing. The external examiner role is for year one of the programme (Level 4) and for course units which include: Public Health, Collaborative Care Planning and Values Based Nursing. 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 (Adult Field or Mental Health Field) including a recordable teaching qualification.
  • Master’s Degree in a related subject area.
  • 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. Expressions of interest by CV should be sent by the 10th June 2019 to Katie.gray@manchester.ac.uk

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

Opening Date:
17 May 2019
Closing Date:
31 May 2019
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The Faculty of Education, Health & Community at Liverpool John Moores University require the above External Examiner. Appointments run with immediate effect and complete in September 2023 Previous experience of External Examination is desirable but not essential, as mentoring arrangements can be arranged if appropriate. Applications are invited from academics who have appropriate NMC registration, expertise and experience to maintain comparability of standards. If you are interested in the above vacancy, expressions of interest and a copy of your current CV should be sent to the following programme leader by: 31st May 2019 BSc Nursing Programme Manager/Leader Dr Susan Ashton s.e.ashton@ljmu.ac.uk

External Examiner – Return To Practice

Opening Date:
17 May 2019
Closing Date:
14 Jun 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 the Return to Practice course. The successful applicant must be registered on the NMC register and have relevant experience of working in nursing as well as teaching on a Return to Practice course.. He/she will work with our existing External Examiners to review a number of modules within the RTP course. 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 Sue Quayle For programme information please contact: Sue Quayle Senior Lecturer/Course Leader University of Central Lancashire University Preston, Lancashire PR1 2HE Tel: 01772 895095 Email: SQuayle2@uclan.ac.uk

External Examiner – Master & BSc (Hons) General Practice Nursing

Opening Date:
16 May 2019
Closing Date:
13 Jun 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 the Masters and BSc (Hons) Nursing in General Practice course starting in September 2019. This programme consists of a core general practice nurse module for both Masters and BSC route with the remaining modules optional selected by the student. (Masters students are required to undertake a research and triple dissertation module). The successful applicant will be asked to support a number of other modules linked to the course:
  • Fundamentals of General Practice Nursing
  • Management of Same Day Consultation
  • Management of Long Term Conditions
  • Concepts of Community Practice
  • Management of Asthma and COPD
The candidate must have relevant experience of working in general practice and hold appropriate academic qualifications. The external examiner will be excepted to attend course assessment boards, consider student work and contribute to the overall assessment process. Programme details will be provided to the appointee and induction/training offered. All appointments are suitable to the candidate meeting the university’s criteria for appointment. The appointment will be with effect from September 2019 and will be foe a period of 4 years. Application is via curriculum vitae to: Gillian Armitage, Senior Lecturer / Course Leader, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, Lancashire PR1 2HE Email garmitage@uclan.ac.uk

External Examiner – BSc (Hons) and Post Grad Dip Community Specialist Practitioner Programme (CSP) General Practice Nursing

Opening Date:
16 May 2019
Closing Date:
13 Jun 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 the BSc (Hons) and Post Grad Dip Community Specialist Practitioner Programme (CSP) General Practice Nursing programme starting in September 2019. The current CSP Programme was first validated in 1996 and recruitment to the programme has been a healthy one in past years but recently numbers have diminished due to funding and limited mentor placements. However, we are hoping for a renewed interest and we have two potential students for Sept 2019 The course runs for 42 weeks and the students have the option of undertaking the programme on a full or part time basis. The successful applicant will be asked to support a number of other modules linked to the course:
  • Fundamentals of General Practice Nursing
  • Management of Same Day Consultation
  • Management of Long Term Conditions
  • Concepts of Community Practice
  • Management of Asthma and COPD
The External Examiner is expected to attend programme board meeting, consider student work and contribute to the overall assessment process. He/she will work with our existing External Examiners within the CSP Programme. . Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced academic staff. All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. Programme details will be provided to the appointee and induction/training offered. The appointment will be with effect from September 2019 and will be for a period of 4 years. Application is via curriculum vitae to: Gillian Armitage, Senior Lecturer / Course Leader, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, Lancashire PR1 2HE Email garmitage@uclan.ac.uk

External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy

Opening Date:
3 May 2019
Closing Date:
31 May 2019
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This is a well-established programme delivered at our Carlisle and Lancaster campuses, with an excellent reputation as a key provider of occupational therapy education within the North-West of England. Our newly revalidated and updated programme will be commencing this September starting for level 4 students, with levels 5 and 6 phased over the following two years during the tenure of this examiner position. You will need to have a recognised Occupational Therapy qualification and have expertise in theoretical and practice aspects of the profession. we are unable to accept applications if:
  • You are a current external examiner within the University of Cumbria, or have been in the previous four years if you have served a four year term with us previously
  • You are currently professionally involved with members of the programme team
  • You have been employed within the previous five years by the University or at one of its associate institutions.
Information on the external examining role at the University of Cumbria is available via the following link: http://www.cumbria.ac.uk/AboutUs/Services/AQD/ExtExaminers.aspx

External Examiner – Professional Doctorate in Psychotherapy

Opening Date:
3 May 2019
Closing Date:
31 May 2019
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The Faculty of Community Health and Midwifery at the University of Central Lancashire is a large and multidisciplinary faculty, offering a broad range of programmes in the health and social care field. We are seeking to appoint an External Examiner for the new Professional Doctorate in Psychotherapy. This new programme is an academic endeavour which aims to provide students with the opportunity to obtain a level of postgraduate research performance appropriate for the degree of doctoral qualification in the field of psychotherapy. This new programme does not include clinical training and focuses instead on research linked to psychotherapy practice. All taught modules will be delivered online. Examiners are required to review and evaluate assessment marking and to attend a minimum of one examination board per year.  Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced academic staff. The successful applicant will be appointed with effect from June 2019 for a term of four academic years. General information about University of Central Lancashire can be found on our website http://www.uclan.ac.uk Interested applicants should submit their letter of application and a CV to the Dr. Gillian Rayner Principe Lecturer at GRayner@uclan.ac.uk

External Examiner – BSc Hons Nursing with Registered Nurse Status (Child Nursing)/Specialist community Children’s Nursing/Return to Practice Nursing

Opening Date:
3 May 2019
Closing Date:
5 Jun 2019
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The Faculty of Education, Health & Community at Liverpool John Moores University require an External Examiner for the following programmes:
  • Bachelor of Science with Honours in Nursing with Registered Nurse Status (Child Nursing)
  • Specialist Community Children’s Nursing
  • Return to Practice Nursing
Appointments run with immediate effect and complete in September 2023 Previous experience of External Examination is desirable but not essential, as mentoring arrangements can be arranged if appropriate. Applications are invited from academics who have appropriate NMC registration, expertise and experience to maintain comparability of standards. If you are interested in the above vacancies, expressions of interest and a copy of your current CV should be sent to the following programme leader by: 5th June 2019 BSc Nursing Programme Manager/Leader Dr Susan Ashton s.e.ashton@ljmu.ac.uk

External Examiner – BN (Hons) Nursing

Opening Date:
12 Apr 2019
Closing Date:
31 May 2019
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School of Health Sciences The University of Liverpool is a member of the Russell Group of Britain’s leading research universities and is regarded as one of the great centres of research, knowledge and innovation. The University is globally recognised for its research in health and life sciences. Health care professionals have been trained at the University for over a hundred years and it is a major centre for education and research in the health sciences field, with its own teaching hospital on-site. The School of Health Sciences provides education and training to people at all stages of their careers in nursing, physiotherapy, orthoptics, radiography, radiotherapy, occupational therapy and health studies. We wish to appoint a new External Examiner to our Bachelor of Nursing (Hons) programme. This is an adult nursing programme. The term of office will be for four academic years commencing with effect from September 2019 and applications are invited from Lecturers or above who hold registered teacher status with the NMC. Please note that external examiners are required to engage with assessment of both theory and practice elements of the programme. External Examiners should attend a minimum of one examination board per year and will be invited to meet with students and mentors. For further information or informal discussion about the post, please contact Vicky Garner, vgarner@liverpool.ac.uk If you are interested in applying for this vacancy, please forward your full Curriculum Vitae, including details of your research, publications, teaching and external examining experience, along with any other relevant information including your NMC PIN, to: Clare Williams: clare470@liverpool.ac.uk