External Examiner required for MA/PGDip Mental Health Practice / UAwd Approved Mental Health Practice (AMHP)

Opening Date:
25 Nov 2015
Closing Date:
31 Dec 2015
Salary Range:

We are seeking to appoint an External Examiner with effect from 1 October 2016.

Interested applicants must have experience of external examining in at least one other Higher Education Institution.

The vacancy is for: MA/PGDip Mental Health Practice / UAwd Approved Mental Health Practice (AMHP).

We are looking for an External Examiner who has experience of Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP) and Best Interest Assessor (BIA) training. We would welcome interest from someone who is, or has previously practiced as an Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP), or an ASW (Approved Social Worker), with a good range of experience in Mental Health practice, and knowledge of Mental Health Act 1983, as amended 2007.

Please note that we are unable to accept applications from you if:

• You are a current external examiner within the University of Cumbria or have been in the previous four years if you have served a four year term with us previously
• You are currently professionally involved with members of the programme team
• You have been employed within the previous five years by the University or at one of its associate institutions.

Information on the external examining role at the University of Cumbria is available via the following link:


If you would like further information, please contact Amanda Hill, Programme Leader at: Amanda.Hill@cumbria.ac.uk

To apply please email your CV to Amanda Hill at the above email address.