External Examiner – Nursing (Registered Nurse – Adult) Bachelor of Science with Honours

Opening Date:
15 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
15 Mar 2021
Salary Range:

The School of Health and Social Care at the University of Lincoln is seeking an experienced External Examiner for our Adult pre-registration nursing programme. The curriculum has been developed from the NMC Standards (NMC 2018).

The successful applicant will be responsible for reviewing 30 credit modules that are to be delivered at level 6 starting in September 2021. We hope the applicant could work with us prior to this to support with the curriculum development of these modules.

The modules are as follows:

Nursing (Registered Nurse – Adult) Bachelor of Science with Honours:

Being an accountable professional (Shared module)
Innovation to transformation in nursing practice (Shared module)
Leadership and practice education (Shared module)
Leading and managing complex Adult Health care (Field specific module)

Please see the following links for a full Programme Specification: Nursing (Registered Nurse – Adult) Bachelor of Science with Honours https://www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/course/nurnurub/

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 (Adult field) & teaching qualification with the NMC
  • Relevant experience to maintain comparable quality standards

Applications for the post should be made by a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and appropriate covering letter.