Jobs: West Midlands

External Examiner – MSc/CPD Global Healthcare Management

Opening Date:
14 May 2019
Closing Date:
14 Jun 2019
Salary Range:
Location:
The School of Nursing, Midwifery & Health, at Coventry University, wishes to appoint 2 External Examiners to support our current team of external examiners for modules within our suite of courses for Global Healthcare Management. Coventry University offers extensive support for external examiners and holds briefing workshops annually. Further support is also provided by the professional lead, course directors and course administrators. The University normally expects external examiners to attend a minimum of one examination board per year and to complete an annual External Examiner Monitoring Report The appointed External Examiner will work alongside other external examiners advising and commenting on modules at Coventry University. Applicants are advised that the University applies the following criteria to external examiners:
  • The area of expertise of external examiners is within the area of assessment undertaken;
  • Applicants should have recently been employed (or are still employed) within a university appointment;
  • Applicants must not have been a Coventry University examiner or employee within the last five years;
  • Applicants will have a qualification registered with the HCPC or the NMC, a commitment to interprofessional education and in addition ideally will also have external examining experience.
For informal enquiries or an application form please contact Chris Owens (aa7978@coventry.ac.uk)

External Examiner – MSc. Advanced Clinical Practice (Apprenticeship and Non-apprenticeship)

Opening Date:
13 May 2019
Closing Date:
30 Jun 2019
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Location:
School of Nursing, Institute of Clinical Sciences, College of Medicine and Dental Science, University of Birmingham External Examiner required for:
  • MSc Advanced Clinical Practice
  • MSc Advanced Clinical Practice (Apprenticeship)
Including modules:
  • Advanced Health Assessment and Clinical Decision Making – 40 credits level 7
  • The Reflective Advanced Clinical Practitioner – 20 credits level 7
  • First Contact – 20 credits level 7
  • Chronic Disease Management – 20 credits level 7
  • Dissertation module – 40 credits level 7
  • End Point Assessment – 20 credits level 7
The University of Birmingham are seeking to appoint an external examiner for the above multi-professional Advanced Clinical Practice courses. The external examiner will be expected to contribute to the scrutiny and return of draft assessments/examination papers and the scrutiny and return of student work samples following internal marking and moderation. External examiners will also be required to attend the Biannual Board of Examiners meetings and will be required to submit an annual report. The appointee will be an experienced academic, with a recognised teaching qualification and will be registered with the NMC, HCPC or GPhC. As the appointed external examiner will scrutinise the Degree Apprenticeship route, the School requires that the candidates have suitable academic and clinical experience in advanced clinical practice. Previous experience as an external examiner would be an advantage, however the University would be able to support candidates new to the role. All newly-appointed external examiners are invited to the University’s annual Induction Event. The post will commence in September 2019. The University appoints all external examiners to a standard term of 4 years. Closing date for applications: June 30th 2019. In the first instance would interested applicants please e-mail, attaching their CV to:

External Examiners – BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing

Opening Date:
9 May 2019
Closing Date:
7 Jun 2019
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The University of Worcester is looking to appoint two new external examiners for the Pre-registration BSc (Hons) Nursing (Adult) 3 year programme. Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced academic staff. The successful applicants must be registered on the appropriate part of the NMC register and have relevant experience of working in adult nursing as well as teaching and assessing on nursing programmes. The successful candidates will be responsible for externally reviewing adult, core or practice modules on our existing curriculum or the incoming curriculum (NMC, 2018 standards) as appropriate to their experience and expertise. Modules are at level 4, 5 or 6. Modules to be examined include communication and professional values, health promotion and social determinants of health, anatomy and physiology for nursing practice, principles of adult nursing, fundamentals of medicines management and therapeutics, and essential skills and nursing practice, although external examiners will be expected to review and report on a range of modules. The University of Worcester offers full support for external examiners, including a full induction day in January 2020. Further support is also provided by the Programme Director and module teams. The appointments will be for four years, from September 2019 to December 2023. All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. Applications are by submission of CV. Applicants are advised that the University applies the following criteria to external examiners:
  • The area of expertise of external examiners is within the area of assessment undertaken
  • Applicants should have recently been employed (or are still employed) within a university appointment
  • He/she must not have been a University of Worcester examiner within the last five years.
If you are interested in applying for this role, please send a recent CV to Helen Ford, Programme Director.

External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Nursing – child – post 1

Opening Date:
8 May 2019
Closing Date:
10 Jun 2019
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Location:
We are seeking to appoint a Subject External Examiner for BSc (Hons) Nursing. This course is based within the School of Nursing and Midwifery. The position does require the external examiner to have a current children’s nurse registration with the Nursing & Midwifery Council. The appointment will commence from September 2019 and the tenure of appointment is for a period of four years. All External Examiner appointments are subject to approval by the University Academic Board. Role Requirements: Comment on the content of the subject area particularly with regard to relevant benchmarks Examine assessment briefs, exam papers and student work to ensure academic standards and achievements of students are comparable with those in other UK higher education establishments of which the external examiner has experience Provide informative comment and recommendations on whether the assessment process measures student achievement rigorously and fairly against the intended outcomes of the programme and is conducted in line with the relevant policies and regulations Attend examination board/s and submit an annual report Engage in communication with the academic and course team Previous experience as an External Examiner is not necessary as the University is able to provide mentorship to the successful applicants. We are looking for External Examiners to cover the following modules: The BSc (Hons) Nursing course: Modules
  • NUR5069 Child NP3
  • NUR6047 Child NP4
  • NUR6055 Policy, Politics & Nursing
If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply here or for further information about the role please either telephone or email Robert Mapp, Course Leader, 0121 331 6017,robert.mapp@bcu.ac.uk or Clare Knowles, 0121 331  6170, clare.knowles@bcu.ac.uk Our standard fee for External Examiners is £450 per academic year. Please note that this role is not capable of sponsorship under Tier 2 of the points based system.

External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Nursing – child – post 2

Opening Date:
8 May 2019
Closing Date:
10 Jun 2019
Salary Range:
Location:
We are seeking to appoint a Subject External Examiner for BSc (Hons) Nursing. This course is based within the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Health, Education and Life Sciences. The position does require the external examiner to have a current children’s nursing registration with the Nursing & Midwifery Council. The appointment will commence from September 2019 and the tenure of appointment is for a period of four years. All External Examiner appointments are subject to approval by the University Academic Board. Role Requirements:
  • Comment on the content of the subject area particularly with regard to relevant benchmarks
  • Examine assessment briefs, exam papers and student work to ensure academic standards and achievements of students are comparable with those in other UK higher education establishments of which the external examiner has experience
  • Provide informative comment and recommendations on whether the assessment process measures student achievement rigorously and fairly against the intended outcomes of the programme and is conducted in line with the relevant policies and regulations
  • Attend examination board/s and submit an annual report
  • Engage in communication with the academic and course team
We are looking for External Examiners to cover the following course/modules: The BSc (Hons) Nursing course: Modules
  •  NUR4025 Child NP1
  • NUR5068 Child NP2
These are level 4 & 5 modules If you would like to be considered for this role, please do apply here or for further information about the role please either telephone or email Robert Mapp, Course Leader, 0121 331 6017, robert.mapp@bcu.ac.uk or Clare Knowles, Deputy Course Leader for Child Nursing, 0121 331 - 6170, clare.knowles@bcu.ac.uk Our standard fee for External Examiners is £450 per academic year. Please note that this role is not capable of sponsorship under Tier 2 of the points based system.

External Examiner – Professional Practice course – post 1

Opening Date:
7 May 2019
Closing Date:
10 Jun 2019
Salary Range:
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We are seeking to appoint a Subject External Examiner for the Professional Practice course. This course is based within the School of Nursing & Midwifery & Social Work Professions, Faculty of Health, Education and Life Sciences. The appointment will commence September 2019 and the tenure of appointments is for a period of four years. All External Examiner appointments are subject to approval by the University Academic Board. Role Requirements:
  • Comment on the content of the subject area particularly with regard to subject benchmarks
  • Examine assessment briefs, exam papers and student work to ensure academic standards and achievements of students are comparable with those in other UK higher education establishments of which the external examiner has experience
  • Provide informative comment and recommendations on whether the assessment process measures student achievement rigorously and fairly against the intended outcomes of the course/s and is conducted in line with the relevant policies and regulations
  • Attend examination board/s and submit an annual report
  • Engage in communication with the academic and course team
Previous experience as an External Examiner is not necessary as the University is able to provide mentorship to the successful applicants. We are looking for External Examiners to cover the following courses/modules:
  • BSc (Hons) / MSc Tissue Viability
  • BSc (Hons) / MSc Infection Prevention and Control
  • Health Assessment – Level 6
If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply here https://jobs.bcu.ac.uk/Vacancy.aspx?id=1434&forced=1 or for further information about the role please either telephone or email Simon Dobbs simon.dobbs@bcu.ac.uk / (0121) 331 7102 Our standard fee for External Examiners is £450 per academic year. Please note that this role is not capable of sponsorship under Tier 2 of the points based system.

External Examiner – Professional Practice course – post 2

Opening Date:
7 May 2019
Closing Date:
10 Jun 2019
Salary Range:
Location:
We are seeking to appoint a Subject External Examiner for the Professional Practice Course. This course is based within the School of Nursing & Midwifery & Social Work Professions. The appointments will commence September 2019 and the tenure of appointments is for a period of four years. Role Requirements:
  • Comment on the content of the subject area particularly with regard to subject benchmarks
  • Examine assessment briefs, exam papers and student work to ensure academic standards and achievements of students are comparable with those in other UK higher education establishments of which the external examiner has experience
  • Provide informative comment and recommendations on whether the assessment process measures student achievement rigorously and fairly against the intended outcomes of the course/s and is conducted in line with the relevant policies and regulations
  • Attend examination board/s and submit an annual report
  • Engage in communication with the academic and course team
Previous experience as an External Examiner is not necessary as the University is able to provide mentorship to the successful applicants. We are looking for External Examiners to cover the following courses/modules:
  • BSc (Hons) / MSc Neonatal Critical Care
  • The individualised Care of Multiple Birth Families from Conception to 1 year – Level 6 and Level 7
  • Analysing the High Dependency Care (Level 1 and 2 Critical Care) of Children and Young People – Level 6 and Level 7
  • Introduction to Epilepsy Care and Management – Level 6 and Level 7
If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply here https://jobs.bcu.ac.uk/Vacancy.aspx?id=1434&forced=1 or for further information about the role please either telephone or email Simon Dobbs simon.dobbs@bcu.ac.uk / (0121) 331 7102 Our standard fee for External Examiners is £450 per academic year. Please note that this role is not capable of sponsorship under Tier 2 of the points based system.

External Examiner – Professional Practice course – post 2

Opening Date:
7 May 2019
Closing Date:
10 Jun 2019
Salary Range:
Location:
We are seeking to appoint a Subject External Examiner for the Professional Practice Course. This course is based within the School of Nursing & Midwifery & Social Work Professions, Faculty of Health, Education and Life Sciences. The appointments will commence September 2019 and the tenure of appointments is for a period of four years. All External Examiner appointments are subject to approval by the University Academic Board. Role Requirements:
  • Comment on the content of the subject area particularly with regard to subject benchmarks
  • Examine assessment briefs, exam papers and student work to ensure academic standards and achievements of students are comparable with those in other UK higher education establishments of which the external examiner has experience
  • Provide informative comment and recommendations on whether the assessment process measures student achievement rigorously and fairly against the intended outcomes of the course/s and is conducted in line with the relevant policies and regulations
  • Attend examination board/s and submit an annual report
  • Engage in communication with the academic and course team
We are looking for External Examiners to cover the following courses/modules:
  • BSc (Hons) / MSc Perioperative Practice
  • Developing Surgical First Assistance – Level 6 and Level 7
  • Profiling Experimental Learning - Level 6 and level 7
  • Negotiated Study - Level 6 and level 7
If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply here https://jobs.bcu.ac.uk/Vacancy.aspx?id=1434&forced=1 or for further information about the role please either telephone or email Simon Dobbs simon.dobbs@bcu.ac.uk / (0121) 331 7102 Our standard fee for External Examiners is £450 per academic year. We also offer an additional fee for visits made to BCU for purposes other than to attend exam boards. Please note that this role is not capable of sponsorship under Tier 2 of the points based system.

External Examiner – Professional Practice course – post 3

Opening Date:
7 May 2019
Closing Date:
10 Jun 2019
Salary Range:
Location:
We are seeking to appoint a Subject External Examiner for the Professional Practice Course. This course is based within the School of Nursing & Midwifery & Social Work Professions. The appointment will commence September 2019 and the tenure of appointments is for a period of four years. All External Examiner appointments are subject to approval by the University Academic Board. Role Requirements:
  • Comment on the content of the subject area particularly with regard to subject benchmarks
  • Examine assessment briefs, exam papers and student work to ensure academic standards and achievements of students are comparable with those in other UK higher education establishments of which the external examiner has experience
  • Provide informative comment and recommendations on whether the assessment process measures student achievement rigorously and fairly against the intended outcomes of the course/s and is conducted in line with the relevant policies and regulations
  • Attend examination board/s and submit an annual report
  • Engage in communication with the academic and course team
We are looking for External Examiners to cover the following courses/modules:
  • BSc (Hons) / MSc Neonatal Critical Care
  • The individualised Care of Multiple Birth Families from Conception to 1 year – Level 6 and Level 7
  • Analysing the High Dependency Care (Level 1 and 2 Critical Care) of Children and Young People – Level 6 and Level 7
  • Introduction to Epilepsy Care and Management – Level 6 and Level 7
If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply here https://jobs.bcu.ac.uk/Vacancy.aspx?id=1434&forced=1 or for further information about the role please either telephone or email Simon Dobbs simon.dobbs@bcu.ac.uk / (0121) 331 7102 Our standard fee for External Examiners is £450 per academic year. Please note that this role is not capable of sponsorship under Tier 2 of the points based system.

External Examiner – Professional Practice course – post 4

Opening Date:
7 May 2019
Closing Date:
10 Jun 2019
Salary Range:
Location:
We are seeking to appoint a Subject External Examiner for the Professional Practice Course. This course is based within the School of Nursing & Midwifery & Social Work Professions, Faculty of Health, Education and Life Sciences. The appointments will commence September 2019 and the tenure of appointments is for a period of four years. All External Examiner appointments are subject to approval by the University Academic Board. Role Requirements:
  • Comment on the content of the subject area particularly with regard to subject benchmarks
  • Examine assessment briefs, exam papers and student work to ensure academic standards and achievements of students are comparable with those in other UK higher education establishments of which the external examiner has experience
  • Provide informative comment and recommendations on whether the assessment process measures student achievement rigorously and fairly against the intended outcomes of the course/s and is conducted in line with the relevant policies and regulations
  • Attend examination board/s and submit an annual report
  • Engage in communication with the academic and course team
We are looking for External Examiners to cover the following courses/modules:
  • BSc (Hons) / MSc Cancer Care
  • BSc (Hons) / MSc Haemato-oncology
  • Introduction to Palliative and End of Life Care – Level 6 and Level 7
If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply here https://jobs.bcu.ac.uk/Vacancy.aspx?id=1434&forced=1 or for further information about the role please either telephone or email Simon Dobbs simon.dobbs@bcu.ac.uk / (0121) 331 7102. Our standard fee for External Examiners is £450 per academic year. We also offer an additional fee for visits made to BCU for purposes other than to attend exam boards. Please note that this role is not capable of sponsorship under Tier 2 of the points based system.