External Examiner – MSc Nursing (Pre-registration) Adult, Mental Health and Child

Opening Date:
16 Sep 2019
Closing Date:
20 Oct 2019
Salary Range:

The School of Health and Social Care at the University of Lincoln is seeking an experienced External Examiner for our pre-registration MSc nursing programme commencing in January 2020. The curriculum has been developed from the Standards of proficiency for registered nurses, education and training (NMC 2018). This exciting new programme offers a truly multi-professional learning experience with some of the modules being shared with colleagues from Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy and Social Work.

The successful applicant will be responsible for reviewing 15-30 credit modules delivered at level 6 and 7 across all fields.

The modules are as follows:
Year 1:
Essential Interprofessional Practice 15c (Core)
Assessing needs, planning and coordinating care 30c (Core)
Providing and evaluating care 30c (Core)
Leadership and Supervision in Nursing Practice 15c (Core)

Year 2:
Applied Health Improvement 15c (Core)
Managing complex care 15c (Core)
Service Evaluation for Clinical Practice 15c (Core)
Service Transformation 30c (Core)
Being an Accountable Professional Registered Nurse (Adult/Mental Health/Child) 15c (Core)

Please see the following links to our website:
Adult https://www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/course/nurnurms/
Mental Health https://www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/course/nurmnhms/
Child https://www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/course/nurpclms/
Further Programme specific information will be provided to the successful candidate.

External Examiners play a central role in the maintenance of the standards of the University’s awards and the currency of the curriculum. They perform this role through:
• the approval of assessment tasks and examination papers
• discussions with relevant academic staff
• the review of samples of student work on modules within the programme, including practice documents / visits
• the endorsement of marks to confirm that the marks are an agreed, fully moderated and externally examined set of results
• the submission of annual reports
• attendance at appropriate boards of examiners
• agreement to programme modifications

Ideal applicants should possess the following:
• Current registration with the NMC (Adult, Child or Mental Health)
• An MSc or higher equivalent qualification
• Relevant experience and expertise to maintain comparable quality standards

Applications for the post should be made by a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and appropriate covering letter to EForbes@Lincoln.ac.uk Programme Lead