External Examiner – Pre-reg Midwifery

Opening Date:
3 Aug 2017
Closing Date:
8 Sep 2017
Salary Range:

University of the West of England, Bristol, Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences, is seeking to appoint an external examiner to modules and programmes within its Pre-reg Midwifery programme:

  • Reference PR04 /18 Midwifery

The successful applicant would be appointed from Sept 2018 for a term of four years. Experience as an external examiner is preferred but applications will be accepted from individuals new to the examining role who are responsible for delivery of pre-reg programmes or modules in their own institution.

Essential criteria

  • Current NMC registration – Midwifery
  • Registered Nurse Teacher

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

We are unable to accept applications from the following Universities for this post; Bradford, Edinburgh Napier, Ulster, Swansea, Manchester and Chester

Venue for delivery: Bristol (Glenside campus)
Number of runs per year: 2; Sept & Jan
Cohort size: 41
Contributes to: BSc (Hons) Midwifery
Tenure: 4 yrs to Sept 2021
Field (exam / module) Boards – currently Feb, June, July & Aug (subject to change).
We expect External Examiners would be able to attend at least 2 out of the 4 boards

Award and Progression boards: The external examiner will also have responsibility for the award and will be expected to attend one out of three award boards each year. These run in Feb, June, July & Aug (subject to change).

Fee: £675 per annum plus accommodation & travel

The External Examiner is required to submit an annual report, following which payment is made. 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 by the closing date.

Please contact the field leader Angela.Hudson@uwe.ac.uk on 0117 3288635 for more information.