External Examiner for Mental Health Provision

Opening Date:
22 Apr 2016
Closing Date:
3 Jun 2016
Salary Range:

Staffordshire University is seeking to appoint an External Examiner for a range of modules that form part of the mental health provision within the Faculty of Health Sciences. The Faculty of Health Sciences delivers high quality accessible higher education specialising in health, education and nursing and midwifery courses throughout the region, contributing to the provision of excellent primary and secondary health care in Staffordshire and Shropshire.

We require someone with a professional qualification in mental health nursing, who is currently registered with the NMC. The candidate should have relevant academic experience in mental health nursing education, and will ideally have prior experience as an external examiner.

The appointment will be for 4 years from 1st October 2016; the candidate will be required to:

  • Cover our Foundation Degree/Higher Apprentice Science Mental Health award, together with the modules that make up the award; and our Certificate in Continuous Professional Development in CBT, together with the modules that make up that award.
  • Review a range of coursework such as written scripts/portfolios, clinical assessment documentation, attendance to observe viva voce examinations and/or clinical examinations.
  • Make visits at least annually to students engaged in clinical practice placements.
  • Submit external examiner reports and attend Subject Assessment Boards and Award Boards as required.

If you would like to be considered for this post, please submit a CV by email to Louise Bouic, Acting Academic Group Lead (Mental Health & Children’s Nursing), l.t.bouic@staffs.ac.uk.

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