External Examiner – Return to Practice Nursing, Midwifery, SCPHN and Nursing Associate

Opening Date:
11 Dec 2019
Closing Date:
1 Feb 2020
Salary Range:

We are seeking to appoint a Subject and Award External Examiner for our Return to Practice Programme. This programme is based within the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Health: Medicine, Dentistry and Human Sciences. The programme provides a flexible approach to meeting the NMC Standards for Return to Practice leading to eligibility to re-register with the Nursing & Midwifery Council. This position does require the external examiner to be an registered Nurse or Nurse with Duel Registration:- Midwifery or SCPHN and a current registration with the Nursing & Midwifery Council.

The appointment will be until the 31 October 2024 and the commitment required is as follows:

  • To review a range of coursework throughout the year
  • To attend an assessment panel per year and the submission of an annual external examiner report.
  • To engage in communication with the programme team
  • To carry out at least one interim engagement per year (which may take the form of a ‘virtual’ visit by video conference/Skype in recognition of the logistical difficulties presented by Plymouth’s geographical location) and at least one face to face visit during the term of office to obtain feedback from staff and students on assessment in practice and to strengthen their engagement with the ongoing teaching and learning process.

All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. If you would like to be considered for this role, please submit a CV by email to extexhhs@plymouth.ac.uk by 1st February or for further information about the role email adele.kane@plymouth.ac.uk