Jobs: North West

External Examiner-Level 7 Course Units

Opening Date:
5 May 2021
Closing Date:
28 May 2021
Salary Range:
Location:
The University of Manchester is seeking to appoint a subject external examiner for the following three course units which are delivered at Level 7 across a number of programmes at Master’s level within the Division of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work including; MSc Advanced Leadership for Professional Practice, MSc Specialist Practice (cancer), MSc Advanced Clinical Practice (paediatrics), MSc Advanced Practice Interventions in Mental Health. Applications are therefore invited from individuals who have demonstrable experience of teaching and assessing in the following areas;
  • Dissertation
  • Developing Practice, Managing Change
  • Advanced Evidence Based Leadership
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 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
  • Master’s Degree in a related area with a professional background in health or social care
  • 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 Guidance for External Examiners. 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 28th May 2021 to Katie.gray@manchester.ac.uk

External Examiner – Infection Prevention and Control

Opening Date:
30 Apr 2021
Closing Date:
24 May 2021
Salary Range:
Location:
The University of Manchester is seeking to appoint an external examiner for two course units which are delivered at Level 6 and 7 within the following programmes; BSc Nursing/Midwifery Practice (Hons) Programme, MSc Advanced Leadership for Professional Practice, as well as standalone course units;
  • Enhancing Competence in the Infection Prevention and Control Professional
  • Infection Prevention and Control in Clinical Practice
Due to the practical nature of these programmes it is preferable that applicants have a nursing or relevant other health care professional qualification. 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 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
  • Master’s Degree in a related 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 Guidance for External Examiners. 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 24th May 2021 to Katie.gray@manchester.ac.uk

External Examiner- Ophthalmic Nursing

Opening Date:
30 Apr 2021
Closing Date:
24 May 2021
Salary Range:
Location:
The University of Manchester is seeking to appoint an external examiner for two course units which are delivered at Level 6 and 7 within the following programmes; BSc Nursing/Midwifery Practice (Hons) Programme, MSc Advanced Leadership for Professional Practice, as well as standalone course units;
  • Concepts of Ophthalmic Nursing
  • The Nature of Ophthalmic Nursing
Due to the practical nature of these programmes it is preferable that applicants have a nursing or relevant other health care professional qualification. 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 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
  • Master’s Degree in a related area
  • Direct experience of teaching and assessing in the applicable subject areas
Desirable
  • Research and publications in a related area
Appointments will be made in line with the University of Manchester’s Guidance for External Examiners. 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 24th May 2021 to Katie.gray@manchester.ac.uk

External Examiner-Masters in Nursing (MNurs)

Opening Date:
30 Apr 2021
Closing Date:
24 May 2021
Salary Range:
Location:
The University of Manchester is seeking to appoint a subject external examiner for course units on the Masters in Nursing (MNurs) programme. These include: For 2021/22
  • Advancing care - the social and political context of health and social care
The workload for the following units would commence in 2022/23;
  • Shaping Nurses Recognition and Response to Serious Illness or
  • Nurse Education in Practice and
  • Research in Professional Practice (Major Project- to be shared between the two external examiners)
The programme recruits students across 3 fields of Nursing; Adult; Mental Health and Child. Applications are therefore invited from individuals who have demonstrable experience of teaching and assessing at level 7 in Nursing. External examiners for the Masters in Nursing programme would normally be expected to visit at least one practice learning environment per year in addition to attendance at Examination Boards. The University appointments for external examiners are normally for a period of 4 years, commencing in October. 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. 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 or above in a related subject area.
  • Direct experience of teaching and assessing in the applicable subject area.
Desirable
  • Research and publications in related area.
Appointments will be made in line with the University of Manchester’s Guidance for External Examiners. 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 24th May 2021 to Katie.gray@manchester.ac.uk

External Examiner – Nurse Paramedic

Opening Date:
28 Apr 2021
Closing Date:
31 May 2021
Salary Range:
Location:
Edge Hill University, Faculty of Health, Social Care and Medicine is seeking to engage a HCPC registered External Examiner for the following Programme with immediate effect:
  • Vacancy ref: NMA004
  • Programme(s): MSci Nurse Paramedic
  • Closing Date: 30th May 2021
We are specifically seeking to appoint an external examiner with HCPC registration and an understanding of the standards for Education and Training, and the proficiencies for Paramedics in accordance with HCPC regulation. External Examiners are typically placed on the Edge Hill University External Examiners Register for a period of four years. Principle duties normally include;
  • Visit the University at the least once a year to moderate assessed coursework and examination scripts
  • Attend module assessment boards and produce an Annual Report
  • Review and approve examination papers that contribute to a student’s final award, and any other assessment material as agreed
  • External Examiners are also invited to engage with students in practice
  • He/she will have excellent underpinning knowledge of the Standards for Education (HCPC) and Training and HCPC proficiencies for Paramedics.
  • The appointment of the external examiner will be a required to collaboratively work with another External examiner to provide the above support for the programme quality standards.
If you would like to discuss specific information relating to the programme, 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 Susan Wilde, Quality Coordinator (wildes@edgehill.ac.uk) 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 https://www.edgehill.ac.uk/externalexaminers/

External Examiner – MSc Specialist Practice (Cancer)

Opening Date:
22 Apr 2021
Closing Date:
14 May 2021
Salary Range:
Location:
The University of Manchester is seeking to appoint a combined programme and subject external examiner for the MSc Specialist Practice (Cancer) programme. Our MSc Specialist Practice (Cancer) programme is a partnership between The University of Manchester and The Christie School of Oncology aimed at nurses and other health professionals who want to develop their professional skills and clinical practice within oncology. Further details of the programme can be found at; https://www.manchester.ac.uk/study/masters/courses/list/10985/msc-specialist-practice-cancer-msc/course-details/#course-profile Some course units may also be accessed by students on other programmes. 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 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.
  • Master’s Degree or above in a related subject area.
  • Direct experience of teaching and assessing in the above subject area.
Desirable
  • Research and publications in a related area.
Appointments will be made in line with the University of Manchester’s Guidance for External Examiners. Interested candidates should detail their experience in teaching and assessing in the relevant subject. Expressions of interest, by CV from suitably qualified and experienced colleagues should be sent by the 14th May 2021 to: Katie.Gray@manchester.ac.uk

External Examiner – MSc Adult Nursing

Opening Date:
21 Apr 2021
Closing Date:
14 May 2021
Salary Range:
Location:
The University of Manchester is seeking to appoint a combined programme and subject external examiner for the for the MSc Adult Nursing Programme. This role will cover year 1 of the programme which encompasses two 45 credit Knowledge and Skills for Nursing course units. The course units incorporate:
  • Biosciences
  • Public Health
  • Evidence Based Practice
  • Heath Psychology and Behavioural Science
  • Ethics
  • Health Informatics/Digital Health
  • Supportive and palliative care
The assessment for each unit is a presentation, a care study and a Biosciences MCQ and short answer exam. Applications are therefore invited from individuals who have demonstrable experience of teaching and assessing at level 7 in Adult Nursing. External examiners for the MSc Nursing programme would normally be expected to visit at least one practice learning environment per year in addition to attendance at Examination Boards. The University appointments for external examiners are normally for a period of 4 years, commencing in October. 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. 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 or above 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 Guidance for External Examiners. 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 14th May 2021 to Katie.gray@manchester.ac.uk

External Examiner – PGCert Approved Mental Health Professional Practice

Opening Date:
21 Apr 2021
Closing Date:
14 May 2021
Salary Range:
Location:
The University of Manchester is seeking to appoint a subject external examiner for the PGCert Approved Mental Health Professional Practice in relation to the following course units;
  • Applied Mental Health Law
  • Practice Portfolio
  • Assessed and Supported Year in Employment (ASYE)
  • Best Interest Assessor
Applications are therefore invited from individuals who have demonstrable experience of teaching and assessing at level 7 in the above areas. Our PGCert has been designed for those wishing to seek authorisation under the Mental Health Act 1983, as amended in 2007, to discharge the duties of an Approved Mental Health Professional. The course combines academic study with practice in mental health, with a focus on AMHP training. Further details of the programme can be found at; https://www.manchester.ac.uk/study/masters/courses/list/09978/pgcert-postgraduate-certificate-approved-mental-health-professional-practice/course-details/ 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 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.
  • Master’s Degree in a related subject area.
  • Direct experience of teaching and assessing in the above subject area.
Desirable
  • Research and publications in a related area.
Appointments will be made in line with the University of Manchester’s Guidance for External Examiners. Guidance for External Examiners Interested candidates should detail their experience in teaching and assessing in the relevant subject. Expressions of interest, by CV from suitably qualified and experienced colleagues should be sent by the 14th May 2021 to: Katie.Gray@manchester.ac.uk

External Examiner- Bachelor of Nursing (Hons)

Opening Date:
20 Apr 2021
Closing Date:
14 May 2021
Salary Range:
Location:
The University of Manchester is seeking to appoint a subject external examiner for the following year three (level 6) course units on the Bachelor of Nursing (Hons) programme:
  • Nurse as an Inquirer of Clinical Evidence (workload to be shared with another external examiner)
  • Nurse as a Leader, Manager, Coordinator
The programme recruits students across 3 fields of Nursing; Adult; Mental Health and Child. Applications are therefore invited from individuals who have demonstrable experience of teaching and assessing in a related area. External examiners for the BNurs (Hons) programme would normally 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 a related subject area.
  • Direct experience of teaching and assessing in the applicable subject areas.
Desirable
  • Research and publications in a 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 14th May 2021 to Katie.gray@manchester.ac.uk

External Examiner – MSc Leadership Development (Clinical Leadership & Leadership Management)

Opening Date:
19 Apr 2021
Closing Date:
21 May 2021
Salary Range:
Location:
Edge Hill University, Faculty of Health & Social Care is seeking to engage an External Examiner for the following Master of Medicine Programmes with effect from October 2021:
  • Vacancy ref: MED 02
  • Programme(s): MSc Leadership Development (Clinical Leadership & Leadership Management)
External Examiners are typically placed on the Edge Hill University External Examiners Register for a period of four years. Principle duties normally include;
  • Visit the University at the least once a year to moderate assessed coursework and examination scripts
  • Attend module assessment boards (may be virtual)
  • Produce an Annual Report
  • Review and approve examination papers that contribute to a student’s final award, and any other assessment material as agreed
  • He/she will have a qualification in Leadership at Masters level and programme leadership experience of an MSc Leadership programme.
If you would like to discuss specific information relating to the programmes, 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 (makinl@edgehill.ac.uk) 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 https://www.edgehill.ac.uk/externalexaminers/ Laura Makin Quality Assurance Administrator Faculty of Health & Social Care Edge Hill University Tel: 01695 650748 makinl@edgehill.ac.uk