Jobs: South East

External Examiner – Level 6 continuing development

Opening Date:
21 Jun 2019
Closing Date:
1 Aug 2019
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The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work at Canterbury Christ Church University provides contemporary and relevant programmes to pre-registered and registered health and social care professionals at various levels, seeking to ensure that all meet the needs of stakeholders and regulators. The BSc (Hons) Applied Practice (Health and Social Care) is a part-time, post-registration CPD programme centred on preparing students to become expert lifelong learners able to make a positive difference to practice. The programme has two points of entry per academic year. Examination boards are in March and September. There are over 250 students on the programme, with about 100 more on stand-alone modules. The return to practice stand-alone programme is for registered nurses wishing to return to practice after a break. Due to tenure completion by one of our existing External Examiners we wish to recruit one external examiner to work with the remaining examiner for these programmes. The newly appointed examiner will be responsible for a range of modules within the programmes and will be required to sit on module examination boards. We welcome applications from subject specialist academics with experience of work-based learning or return to practice. These programmes are due for revalidation in early 2020. Applications are sought from academics registered with the NMC and holding a higher degree qualification. Experience as a subject or programme manager is particularly welcome. Experience of external examining is not essential. The appointment starts in the academic year 2019-2020 for a four year term. Informal enquiries to Marissa Dainton, Programme Director on marissa.dainton@canterbury.ac.uk or by phone 01227 923731. Formal expressions of interest by letter with accompanying CV should be sent directly to Dr Claire Thurgate Head of School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, claire.thurgate@canterbury.ac.uk

External Examiner – MSc Clinical Leadership

Opening Date:
10 Jun 2019
Closing Date:
15 Jul 2019
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The School of Nursing is seeking a qualified nurse educator to take on the role of external examiner for our MSc in Clinical Leadership. The School of Nursing is part of the Faculty of Health Social Care and Education, Kingston University and St George’s University London. The Clinical Leadership programme is based at Kingston University’s Kingston Hill campus. An experienced external examiner would be preferred, but those seeking a first post and having extensive internal examining experience or other relevant and recent experience would also be considered. New examiners will be given additional support in the first year of appointment. The School of Nursing operates an on-line submission, marking and feedback of assignments. Experience of Turnitin and Canvas would be desirable however training will be provided. The post requires external moderation of assessments, completion of an annual monitoring report and attendance at the relevant Boards of Examiners (three per year). The External Examiner is required to submit an annual report, following which payment is made. Further information regarding the role of the External Examiner at KUSGUL can be found at http://www.kingston.ac.uk/externalexam/ The appointment will be with effect from 1st January 2020 and will be for a full 4-year term. Full course details and documentation will be provided to the appointee and an induction day will be offered, to be held at the University following appointment. We are unable to accept applications from Anglia Ruskin University, Birmingham City University, Oxford Brookes University, and York St. John University. Please submit a CV and covering letter to Dr John King using the email address provided.

Professor and Director Institute for Lifecourse Development

Opening Date:
10 Jun 2019
Closing Date:
30 Jun 2019
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The soon to be renamed Faculty of Education, Health and Human Sciences is developing a significant long-term plan to build internationally leading research and teaching in the Faculty, through the creation of the Institute for Lifecourse Development that will build on the strengths we have in the Faculty and across the University and wider community. The Institute will be a key anchor resource where professionals, researchers and stakeholders from public, charitable and voluntary organisations, can work together to develop effective and economic lifecourse solutions and tackle the grand challenges society faces though effective research, training and practice. The Institute will work with our extensive network of external partners to focus our interdisciplinary expertise around the health, education and wellbeing of vulnerable and marginalised people in the community; be they children at risk, people with chronic illness, the aged, or people who are victimised or stigmatised. We are looking to appoint an outstanding colleague to the post of Professor and Director of the Institute who has an extensive record of internationally leading work that has real world impact. We are looking for a leading edge academic who interfaces in one or more of the key areas and who has an interest in developing interdisciplinary research and solutions to address issues around:
  • Marginalised stigmatised and victimised groups
  • Vulnerable children, young people and families
  • Life transitions, behaviours, choices and behaviours, choices and mental health
  • Thinking, Learning and Education
  • Managing physical health, risks, disease and aging
  • Professional workforce development, leadership and communication
For further information about the role visit: https://jobs.gre.ac.uk/vacancy.aspx?ref=2030 For further discussion contact Professor Derek Moore, Pro-Vice Chancellor, (Education & Health)

External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Professional Practice (Healthcare) & MSc Professional Practice (Healthcare)

Opening Date:
21 May 2019
Closing Date:
28 Jun 2019
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The School of Health and Social Sciences is seeking qualified adult, child and mental health (or dual qualified) nurse educators to take on the roles of external examiner for a range of CPD modules on the following courses: BSc (Hons) Professional Practice (Healthcare) and MSc Professional Practice (Healthcare), with particular emphasis on renal and clinical innovation in healthcare modules. Experienced external examiners would be preferred, but those seeking a first experience and having relevant clinical and educational experience would also be considered. The post requires external moderation of assessments, completion of an annual monitoring report and attendance at the relevant Boards of Examiners. The appointment will be with effect from 1st September 2019 and will be for a full 4-year term. Full course details and documentation will be provided to the appointee and an induction day will be offered – to be held at the University following appointment. If you would like further information regarding this post please contact Steven Pearce, Principal Lecturer in the School of Health Care and Social Work on 01494 522141 ext. 5775 or email steven.pearce@bucks.ac.uk Interested parties are requested to send a copy of their CV to Samantha Rodman by email: samantha.rodman@bucks.ac.uk or by post: Faculty Registrar Faculty of Society & Health Buckinghamshire New University Uxbridge Campus 106 Oxford Road Uxbridge Middlesex UB8 1NA

External Examiner – Specialist Practitioner Qualification District Nursing and Specialist Practitioner Qualification Community Children’s Nursing – Bucks New University

Opening Date:
21 May 2019
Closing Date:
28 Jun 2019
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The School of Health Care and Social Work is seeking a qualified nurse educator to take on the role of external examiner for the following courses:
  • Specialist Practitioner Qualification District Nursing
  • Specialist Practitioner Qualification Community
  • Children’s Nursing
Experienced external examiners would be preferred, but those seeking a first experience and having relevant clinical and educational experience would also be considered. The post requires external moderation of assessments, completion of an annual monitoring report and attendance at the relevant Boards of Examiners. The appointment will be with effect from 1st September 2019 and will be for a full 4-year term. Full course details and documentation will be provided to the appointee and an induction day will be offered – to be held at the University following appointment. If you would like further information regarding this post please contact the Head of School of Health Care and Social Work: Lee Curtis on 01494 522141 ext. 4457 or email: lee.curtis@bucks.ac.uk Interested parties are requested to send a copy of their CV to Samantha Rodman by email: samantha.rodman@bucks.ac.uk or by post: Registry Buckinghamshire New University Uxbridge Campus 106 Oxford Road Uxbridge Middlesex UB8 1NA

External Examiners x 2 BSc/MSc Contemporary Nursing (Post qualifying CPD modules)

Opening Date:
8 Mar 2019
Closing Date:
30 Jun 2019
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The University of Hertfordshire is seeking to appoint two module external examiners to ensure that our assessment and academic standards are being met. The modules form part of the BSc (Hons) and MSc in Contemporary Nursing programmes. The post qualifying modules requiring external examiners include advanced assessment top to toe, minor illness, minor injuries, V300, research methods, return to nursing and leadership modules. All applications are welcome from experienced external examiners educated at MSc level and ideally with a clinical background in the modules listed. All applicants must have a current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. Please apply with a brief expression of interest including any relevant clinical interest and/or academic experience. Please provide a current CV. On-line submission is in place so most scripts can be viewed via our managed learning environment Canvas. External examiner positions to commence September 2019 for four year tenure. Appointment is subject to meeting the University’s criteria for the appointment of external examiners. Should you wish to apply, please send your CV in the first instance to the programme tutors at: Louise Lawson on l.lawson@herts.ac.uk and/or Vijaya Rajoo Naidu on V.Rajoo-Naidu@herts.ac.uk