External Examiner – Non-Medical Prescribing Programme

Opening Date:
19 Apr 2018
Closing Date:
14 May 2018
Salary Range:

The Department of Nursing seeks to appoint an External Examiner for our Non-Medical Prescribing Programme which is delivered at Scottish Credit and Qualification Framework (SCQF) level 11. The Non-Medical prescribing Programme is available to nurses and allied health professionals and leads to a professional registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) or the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

The role of the External Examiner is to provide assurance on:

a. whether academic standards are set and maintained at appropriate levels
b. whether the assessment process is appropriate, rigorous, equitable, effective and conducted in line with policies, regulations and guidance
c. whether the standard of student performance is properly judged against the level set, and
d. the comparability of the standard and level of student achievement with those in other higher education institutions.

Pending approval from NMC/HCPC of the Programme, this post will be effective from 1st September 2018 and the term of office would normally be four years.

Applicants should hold appropriate academic and prescribing qualification(s), including registration as a non-medical prescriber, have experience of programme delivery and acting in the role of an External Examiner. All External Examiner appointments are subject to approval by the University’s Joint Faculty Executive Committee.

If you are interested in applying, please submit a detailed CV to Vivien Willeboordse vivien.willeboordse@uhi.ac.uk

If you require further information please email Vivien Willeboordse vivien.willeboordse@uhi.ac.uk