Advanced Certificate Return to Practice

Opening Date:
22 Jan 2015
Closing Date:
7 Feb 2015
Salary Range:

The School of Health within the University of Central Lancashire is a major provider of pre and post registration healthcare education in the North West of England.

The School is seeking to appoint a new external examiner for our Advanced Certificate Return to Practice. This popular NMC approved programme, recruits a maximum of three small cohorts per year.

External Examiners are expected to oversee the quality of the course from an academic and practice perspective and attend one Course Assessment Board per year.

Applicants will:
1. Be appropriately registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council as a nurse and as a teacher.
2. Be currently employed within a UK university with no formal links with the University of Central Lancashire in the last five years.
3. Have experience of pre-registration nursing education programmes and/or Return to Practice provision.
4. Ideally have previous external examining experience, although applicants new to external examining will be considered.

All new examiners to the University will be expected to attend an Induction Event for External Examiners. Tenure of appointment is four years.

Please contact Robin Richardson, Principal Lecturer for Adult Pre-registration Nursing on 01772 895109 or Stewart Rickels, Course Leader on 01772 895531 for further information.

Interested individuals are invited to submit a written expression of interest and full CV to or

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