External Examiner – University of Southampton, Faculty of Health Sciences – BSc Hons Occupational Therapy

Opening Date:
3 Jul 2015
Closing Date:
28 Aug 2015
Salary Range:

We are seeking to appoint an External Examiner for the Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Hons) programme. The Occupational Therapy (OT) programme at the University of Southampton provides a high quality undergraduate experience for students leading to professional registration with the Health and Care Professions Council.

The OT programme aims to:

  • Provide students with the knowledge, skills and attitudes to equip them for a career in OT.
  • Develop competence in applying professional skills to the practice of OT.
  • Develop key, transferable skills for general use in graduate employment so that students become competent in both autonomous practice and in team working.
  • Develop critical and analytical competence so that students become users and/or creators of research evidence in their professional practice.
  • Provide opportunities for students to learn with and from other healthcare professionals so that they develop competence in inter-professional practice.
  • Provide students with the capacity for life-long learning.

This post will be effective from February 2015 and will be for a period of three years.

Applicants should hold appropriate academic qualifications, have a background in Occupational Therapy and preferably have previous experience of acting in the role as an External Examiner.

For further information please contact Tracy Barnes tb6@soton.ac.uk or Dr Bernadette Waters, Programme Lead BSc (Hons) occupational Therapy at bw3@soton.ac.uk.

If you are interested in applying, please forward your Curriculum Vitae and your area of interest/expertise by e-mail to Tracy Barnes outlining your teaching, research and External Examining Experience.