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External Examiner – Foundation year for Health and Social Care Programmes

Opening Date:
16 Nov 2018
Closing Date:
4 Jan 2019
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We are seeking to appoint a new external examiner for our ‘With Foundation Year’ (level 3) provision. Several of our programmes access this provision, including nursing, allied health and social care. The Foundation Year provides students the extra time and support required to enter our three year degree programmes. External Examiners need not necessarily be registrants, but experience of health and social care programmes is essential and of foundation year provision would be advantageous. The role will entail reviewing samples of students’ work, completing an annual report and attendance at assessment board at least once per year. This is a new area of provision in the University and enquiries from new external examiners are welcome. All appointments are subject to meeting the University’s criteria for appointment of external examiners. Interested candidates should send their CV to Denise Baker (d.baker@derby.ac.uk)

External Examiner – Modules within the MSc Advanced Pracice & MSc Advanced Clinical Practice

Opening Date:
15 Nov 2018
Closing Date:
14 Dec 2018
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Cardiff University is a member of the Russell Group of Britain’s leading research universities and is regarded as a university of first choice among high calibre students. Cardiff School of Healthcare Sciences is a thriving centre of teaching and research in the fields of Nursing & Midwifery and Allied Health Professions, with a local, national and international reputation in all areas. We wish to appoint a new External Examiner for a range of modules within our MSc in Advanced Practice/ MSc Advanced Clinical Practice programmes, including systematic reviews. Details of the current programmes can be found at: http://courses.cardiff.ac.uk/postgraduate/course/detail/p004.html http://courses.cardiff.ac.uk/postgraduate/course/detail/p329.html The term of office will be for four academic years commencing with immediate effect and applications are invited from Senior Lecturers, or above. Please note that external examiners are required to engage with assessment of both theory and practice elements of the programme. External Examiners should attend a minimum of one examination board per year and will be invited to meet with students and mentors. If you are interested in applying for this vacancy, please forward your full Curriculum Vitae, including details of your research, publications, teaching and external examining, along with any other relevant information to Katy Perkins, PerkinsK@Cardiff.ac.uk.

External Examiner – MSc Advanced Clinical Practice and NMC Validated Non-Medical Prescribing

Opening Date:
14 Nov 2018
Closing Date:
27 Nov 2018
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We are seeking to appoint an External Examiner for the MSc Advanced Clinical Practice and NMC validated Non-Medical prescribing programme. The programme is centred around the four pillars of advanced practice i.e. advanced clinical practice, leadership, education and research. The programme covers core learning in relation to research and evidence based practice, advanced health assessment, diagnosis, decision making and pharmacology/non medical prescribing, as well as exploring the place of advanced practice within contemporary healthcare and within students own future professional role. The post available will be effective with immediate effect. Applicants should hold appropriate academic qualifications; preferably have previous experience of acting in the role as an External Examiner and have a registered qualification in non-medical prescribing. Examination Boards take place once each term. For further information please contact Programme Lead Dr Helen Rushforth,  H.Rushforth@soton.ac.uk If you are interested in applying, please forward your Curriculum Vitae and your area of interest/expertise by e-mail to Leo Baines-Jump, L.Baines-Jump@soton.ac.uk outlining your teaching, research and External Examining Experience.

External Examiner – Pre Reg Childrens Nursing

Opening Date:
13 Nov 2018
Closing Date:
30 Nov 2018
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The School of Health and Social Care is the largest school in London South Bank University with a long-standing reputation for excellence in the education, research and practice development of a variety of health and social care specialists. The Department of Children’s Nursing is one of the largest of its kind in the UK and works alongside leading NHS Trusts in the Capital and the South East including Great Ormond Street Hospital. The Department is seeking to appoint an external examiner for our pre-registration children’s nursing courses. The University operates a two-tier examination board system, with external examiners being initially appointed to a Subject Area Board where they will oversee a number of academic modules. More experienced external examiners may subsequently be appointed to an Award and Progression Examination Board. The Examination Board meets three times a year and there is an expectation that the external examiner will attend at least one Examination Board and submit an annual report to the University. Applications are invited from suitably qualified academic staff who are registered children’s nurses and hold a minimum of a masters degree. All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment (UK Quality Code for HE; Chapter 7 External Examining; Indicator 5. Please apply by Friday 30 November 2018 with a CV detailing any external examining and practice experience to: Ian Govender School Quality Assurance Manager E-Mail: govendi@lsbu.ac.uk

External Examiner – Stage 1 of the BSc Adult Nursing Programme

Opening Date:
13 Nov 2018
Closing Date:
30 Nov 2018
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The University of Derby is seeking to appoint an external examiner for the BSc Adult Nursing Programme. The programme contains some modules which are taken with students from the other fields of nursing. The successful candidate will therefore join a team of external examiners for the pre-registration nursing programme and will take responsibility for Stage 1 Adult Nursing modules and also include the shared modules. The appointment will start immediately and the tenure will be 4 years, examining samples of work and attending up to 2 examination boards per year. Please send a CV via email together with an expression of interest to the programme leader Lou Sherratt, L.Sherratt@derby.ac.uk, 01332 592317.

External Examiners – FdSc in Health Studies Nursing Associate Apprenticeship

Opening Date:
9 Nov 2018
Closing Date:
21 Dec 2018
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The appointments are to commence winter 2018. The successful applicants will be invited to attend an induction day prior to commencement of the role. Applicants must be registered with the NMC. Responsibilities include: commenting on draft assessment guidelines, commenting on draft examination papers, reviewing samples of students’ work, attending meetings of examiners (up to two per year), and submitting an annual report. Please send expressions of interest in the form of a CV to Antonia Shorten-Marsh, A.Shorten-Marsh@uea.ac.uk, 01603 597113

External Examiner – Certificate of Higher Education in Health Care Studies

Opening Date:
9 Nov 2018
Closing Date:
26 Nov 2018
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The College of Human and Health Sciences at Swansea University is seeking to appoint an external examiner for the Certificate of Higher Education in Health Care Studies. This modular certificate is designed to enable Health Care Support Workers (HCSWs) to complete a recognised formal level four (CQFW4) qualification in keeping with the current Welsh Government initiative ‘Developing Excellence in Healthcare’ for a skills and career framework for HCSW’s. It is anticipated that these educational opportunities will enable HCSW’s to develop personally and professionally and may make them eligible for consideration for promotion to a higher band within the Knowledge and Skills Framework operating in the NHS or eligibility to apply for Pre-registration Nursing. Level four modules that contribute to the programme are:
  • An Introduction to Health Care Practice
  • Introduction to Health Sciences
  • Clinical Decision Making for Support Workers
  • Consolidating Practice
The successful applicant will be asked to attend one examination board per year and submit an annual report following this. External examiners are also required to provide comments on proposed modifications and the development of new modules within their area of expertise. Essential Criteria: Experience of delivering relevant programmes at HE level Current NMC registration on the appropriate part of the register Desirable Criteria: Previous experience as an external examiner Date of appointment: November 2018 – September 2022 Programme details will be provided to the appointee and induction/training offered. Please note that due to existing external examiner arrangements we are not able accept applications from staff in the following institutions: London South Bank, University of Suffolk, University of York and Welsh institutions Please send initial expressions of interest and a CV to the programme leader, Andrew Evered, A.Evered@Swansea.ac.uk

External Panel Member

Opening Date:
8 Nov 2018
Closing Date:
21 Dec 2018
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The University of Hertfordshire is seeking to re-validate its non-medical prescribing programme with both the University and the NMC. University regulations require that we seek peer review of our proposed programme through the appointment of an academic willing to undertake the role of external panel member. Applicants for this role need to have subject and professional expertise in relation to non-medical prescribing and to have experience of University processes. This role enables peer review of our proposed programme and requires academic scrutiny of the rigour and coherence of our proposals. The external panel member is also required to attend the validation event, currently planned for either 13th or 14th March 2019. An honorarium is payable for this role, which is also subject to right to work checks. If interested in this role please submit a current CV to Dr Denise Knight, Professional Lead for Non-Medical Prescribing - d.knight@herts.ac.uk. She will also be pleased to answer any queries you may have either by email or mobile phone: 07908 512407

Interim Consultant

Opening Date:
8 Nov 2018
Closing Date:
21 Dec 2018
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The University of Hertfordshire is seeking to re-validate its non-medical prescribing programme with both the University and the NMC. University regulations require that we seek peer review of our proposed programme through the appointment of an academic willing to undertake the role of interim consultant. Applicants for this role need to have subject and professional expertise in relation to non-medical prescribing and to have experience of University processes. This role enables peer review of our proposed programme and requires academic scrutiny of the rigour and coherence of our proposals. An honorarium is payable for this role, which is also subject to right to work checks. If you are interested in this role please submit a current CV to Dr Denise Knight, Professional Lead for Non-Medical Prescribing - d.knight@herts.ac.uk. She will also be pleased to answer any queries you may have either by email or mobile phone: 07908 512407

Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer Positive Behavioural Support

Opening Date:
8 Nov 2018
Closing Date:
25 Nov 2018
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The Department of Nursing Midwifery& Health is seeking applications from excellent candidates with an internationally recognised qualification and national /international reputation in Positive Behavioural Support. The role holder will be responsible for the leadership, design, development and delivery of high-quality research-led Positive Behavioural Support programmes within the department, delivered at scale via blended learning which lead to competence in PBS. The programmes are part of a regional innovation and require the ability to engage and work effectively with a range of strategic partners. The role holder will be expected to:
  • Contribute to delivering the Faculty’s strategic priorities, which include the integration of excellent teaching, high quality research, emerging business and regional engagement development activities within an academic context.
  • Supervise undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD students.
  • Engage in research activities, delivering appropriate high-quality academic outputs to strengthen a future REF submission for our research theme in integrated health & social care which support the workforce development impact case study agenda.
  • Develop internal and external collaborations, and income generation, through submission of competitive research or enterprise funding applications
The successful candidate will hold a PhD or equivalent and will have developed an excellent publication and research track record. It is essential that they have exceptional written and verbal communication skills; relevant teaching and postgraduate supervisory experience; people and organisational leadership skills; and the ability to develop and ‘win’ significant external funding bids. They should also be able to demonstrate a willingness to work as part of a team and to take on administrative and management tasks.