External examiner – post-registration mental health nursing modules

Opening Date:
10 Apr 2015
Closing Date:
22 May 2015
Salary Range:

The College of Human and Health Sciences is seeking external examiners for the following part time undergraduate and postgraduate post-registration modules for health care professionals:

  • Aspects of Child and Adolescent Mental Health (level 5 and 6)
  • Working with Individuals who have dementia type illness and their carers (level 5 and 6)
  • Managing mental health conditions in physically ill patients (level 6)
  • An introduction to dementia care for health care support workers (level 4)
  • Contemporary Issues in Forensic Mental Health Nursing (level 6 and 7)

Role Specification:

The external examiner is asked to look at a sample of the assessments and report on:

  • the administration of the programme
  • the standards and consistency of internal marking
  • the standards of student performance
  • the extent to which the regulations and processes of the University are correctly applied and adhered to
  • whether the academic standards of the programme are appropriate examples of good practice identified

You would be asked to attend one examination board per year and submit an annual report following this.

Essential Criteria: Experience of delivering post-registration programmes

Desirable Criteria: Previous experience as an external examiner

Date of appointment: September 2015 – September 2018

For expressions of interest, further information on the modules or to submit your CV, please contact Siân Hoskins, on 01792 295318 or by email at s.k.hoskins@swansea.ac.uk

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