External Examiner – Nursing Associate Foundation Degree

Opening Date:
13 Dec 2016
Closing Date:
20 Jan 2017
Salary Range:

University of the West of England, Bristol, Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences, is seeking to appoint an external examiner to the following programmes.

Reference FD02 / 17 Foundation degree Nursing Associate to include collaborative provision

UWE has been successful as a second wave delivery of the Nursing Associate Foundation degree, and we are looking for an external examiner for this new programme. The start date of the programme is anticipated to be April 2017. The successful applicant would be appointed with effect from May 2017 for a term of 4 years. Experience as an external examiner is preferred but applications will be accepted from individuals new to the examining role.

  • FdSc Nursing Associate (delivery at partner colleges and UWE)

Desirable criteria

  • Experience of delivery and organisation of Foundation degree programmes
  • Current Nursing Registration; Adult is preferred
  • Good knowledge of the Nursing Associate role and curriculum

All appointments are subject to meeting the University’s criteria for the appointment of external examiners.

We are unable to accept applications from Canterbury Christ Church, Essex, Swansea, Birmingham City, Brighton, Sunderland, Trinity College Dublin, Surrey, Dundee, Stafford, Queens University Belfast, Coventry Universities.

Venue for delivery: Bristol, Somerset,

Field (exam / module) Boards – currently February, June, July and November although these are subject to change. We expect External Examiners would be able to attend at least 2 out of the 4 of these.

Award boards: The external examiner will have oversight for this award and is expected to attend at least 1 award board each year. These run in February, June, and July although these are subject to change.

Further information regarding the role of the External Examiner at UWE can be found at http://www2.uwe.ac.uk/services/Marketing/about-us/cas/QMEF_Section_6_Examiners.pdf

Please submit a CV and covering letter to Angela.Hudson@uwe.ac.uk