Jobs: Scotland

External Examiner – Pre-Registration Nursing (Mental Health)

Opening Date:
4 Dec 2018
Closing Date:
21 Dec 2018
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The School of Health and Life Sciences is seeking to appoint a subject external examiner to cover a range of modules within our pre-registration BSc Mental Health Nursing programme. The remit involves external moderation of theory and practice learning modules relating to:
  • NURS07002 First Steps to Nursing
  • NURS07026 Foundations of Health
  • NURS07027 PLE 1.2 Mental Health
  • NURS08047 Care of Vulnerable People
  • NURS08048 Nursing for Recovery
  • NURS08049 PLE 2.2 Mental Health
  • NURS08050 PLE 2.3 Mental Health
  • NURS08051 Skills in Mental Health Nursing
External examiner responsibilities include moderation of assessments, completion of an annual monitoring report and attendance at subject panels where student marks are ratified. A schedule of subject panels per academic session will be made available. The School uses an electronic marking system associated with the originality checking programme Turnitin, called Grademark. External examiners are required to make use of the system during the external moderation process (this being accessible through Moodle Virtual Learning Environment). Experienced and new external examiners will be considered provided the applicant has the relevant professional qualification(s) and experience. Relevant professional registration and experience in the field of mental health and a valid teaching qualification are essential requirements for this post. The appointment will be with effect from January 2019 to 30 September 2022. Full details of the programmes and modules will be provided to appointees and an induction day will be held by the University following appointment. Further information about UWS policy for external examiners is available at https://connect.uws.ac.uk/education/SitePages/ExtExam.aspx For informal discussion, please contact:

External Examiner – Bachelor of Nursing – Mental Health

Opening Date:
19 Nov 2018
Closing Date:
17 Dec 2018
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Robert Gordon University are seeking to appoint an external examiner whose responsibilities will primarily focus on the pre-registration Bachelor of Nursing (Mental Health Nursing) course. The external examiner will be responsible for all undergraduate mental health specific modules and a range of work from mental health students within the generic modules. They will also have responsibilities for a small number of mental health focused continued professional development modules which are delivered at both undergraduate and post-graduate levels. Potential applicants should be able to evidence registration with the NMC. They should have knowledge in relation to contemporary mental health nursing practice as well as physical wellbeing of individuals with significant mental health problems. Awareness of course development and quality assurance measures in relation teaching, learning and assessment would be advantageous. Applicants new to the external examiner role would be welcome. We would be looking for the successful candidate to commence in January 2018 and induction to the School will be arranged on appointment. Informal enquires would be welcomed, please see contact details below. All appointments are subject to approval by the University Academic Board Applications and a detailed CV should be submitted to Billy Ridler, Course Lead, b.ridler1@rgu.ac.uk, (01224) 263117