Jobs: Wales

External Examiner – Modules within the MSc Advanced Pracice & MSc Advanced Clinical Practice

Opening Date:
15 Nov 2018
Closing Date:
14 Dec 2018
Institution:
Salary Range:
Location:
Cardiff University is a member of the Russell Group of Britain’s leading research universities and is regarded as a university of first choice among high calibre students. Cardiff School of Healthcare Sciences is a thriving centre of teaching and research in the fields of Nursing & Midwifery and Allied Health Professions, with a local, national and international reputation in all areas. We wish to appoint a new External Examiner for a range of modules within our MSc in Advanced Practice/ MSc Advanced Clinical Practice programmes, including systematic reviews. Details of the current programmes can be found at: http://courses.cardiff.ac.uk/postgraduate/course/detail/p004.html http://courses.cardiff.ac.uk/postgraduate/course/detail/p329.html The term of office will be for four academic years commencing with immediate effect and applications are invited from Senior Lecturers, or above. 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. 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, along with any other relevant information to Katy Perkins, PerkinsK@Cardiff.ac.uk.

External Examiner – Certificate of Higher Education in Health Care Studies

Opening Date:
9 Nov 2018
Closing Date:
26 Nov 2018
Institution:
Salary Range:
Location:
The College of Human and Health Sciences at Swansea University is seeking to appoint an external examiner for the Certificate of Higher Education in Health Care Studies. This modular certificate is designed to enable Health Care Support Workers (HCSWs) to complete a recognised formal level four (CQFW4) qualification in keeping with the current Welsh Government initiative ‘Developing Excellence in Healthcare’ for a skills and career framework for HCSW’s. It is anticipated that these educational opportunities will enable HCSW’s to develop personally and professionally and may make them eligible for consideration for promotion to a higher band within the Knowledge and Skills Framework operating in the NHS or eligibility to apply for Pre-registration Nursing. Level four modules that contribute to the programme are:
  • An Introduction to Health Care Practice
  • Introduction to Health Sciences
  • Clinical Decision Making for Support Workers
  • Consolidating Practice
The successful applicant will be asked to attend one examination board per year and submit an annual report following this. External examiners are also required to provide comments on proposed modifications and the development of new modules within their area of expertise. Essential Criteria: Experience of delivering relevant programmes at HE level Current NMC registration on the appropriate part of the register Desirable Criteria: Previous experience as an external examiner Date of appointment: November 2018 – September 2022 Programme details will be provided to the appointee and induction/training offered. Please note that due to existing external examiner arrangements we are not able accept applications from staff in the following institutions: London South Bank, University of Suffolk, University of York and Welsh institutions Please send initial expressions of interest and a CV to the programme leader, Andrew Evered, A.Evered@Swansea.ac.uk