External Examiner – MSc / PGDiP / BSc (Hons) Nursing (Adult Nursing) & BSc (Hons) (Higher Apprenticeship) Nursing (Adult Nursing) FdS Nursing Associate & FdS (Higher Apprenticeship) Nursing Associate

Opening Date:
25 May 2018
Closing Date:
29 Jun 2018
Salary Range:

The primary aim of the MSc / BSc (Hons) & BSc (Hons) Higher Apprenticeship programmes is to ensure that individual students develop as safe, competent practitioners who are able to offer a high quality effective service to their service users, patients and clients within the context of a multi-professional health and social care environment. On successful completion of all the adult nursing programmes above students will meet the required standard to register with the Nursing & Midwifery Council and to practice as an Adult Nurse.

The FdS Nursing Associate & FdS (Higher Apprenticeship) Nursing Associate programmes have been developed to meet the Department of Health requirement for a new role in the healthcare workforce. The nursing associate role is a generic role which is designed to sit between the healthcare assistant / support worker and the registered nurses roles. In the future, this new role will be regulated by the Nursing & Midwifery Council and students who successfully complete the nursing associate programmes will register with the NMC and be able to practice as a Nursing Associate.

The successful applicant must hold current registration with the NMC as a nurse.

The tenure is over a four year period commencing September 2018.

In your role as external examiner for the above vacancies you will be required to examine assessments and student work ensuring parity of provision by reviewing the standard of assessments, the fitness for purpose of quality processes relating to the assessments, the level of achievement of our students’ and ensuring that the programmes meet Nursing & Midwifery Council requirements and standards.

For a nomination form and further details please contact:
Tracy Joseph
Departmental Administrator for Adult Nursing & Paramedic Science
Faculty of Education and Health
University of Greenwich
Medway Campus
Gillingham, Chatham, ME4 4TB
Tel: 020 8331 9180
E-mail: t.m.joseph@gre.ac.uk