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External Examiner – BSc(Hons) Paramedic Science

Opening Date:
3 Apr 2020
Closing Date:
31 Jul 2020
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We are seeking to replace one of our existing external examiners for the academic year 2021/22 for the BSc Hons Paramedic Science course. The University of Brighton offers extensive support for external examiners and holds workshops annually. Further support is also provided by the course leads and the Community Health Academic lead. The University normally expects external examiners to attend a minimum of one examination board per year. Applicants are advised that the University applies the following criteria to external examiners:
  • The area of expertise of external examiners is within the area of examinations undertaken;
  • Applicants should have recently been employed (or are still employed) within a university appointment;
  • He/she must not have been a University of Brighton examiner within the last five years;
  • He/she will be a registered paramedic with preferably previous external examining experience, although we would consider applications from individuals with the right experience who are seeking their first appointment as an external examiner.
The new appointee is required to work alongside our existing external examiner for the mandatory level 4, 5 and 6 modules of the programme. 80 credits of each year are gained from theory modules and 40 credits for practice. A range of assessment strategies are employed across the modules including essays, examinations and OSCE. Commencement date would be 1/10/21 for a period of 4 years For an informal discussion, please contact the following: BSc Hons Paramedic Science Course Lead – Ken Street,  K.I.Street@brighton.ac.uk , 01273 644752 Please forward your curriculum vitae to Nicky Pont, N.Pont@brighton.ac.uk with the title of the course in the subject line. Following the closing date, expressions of interest will be considered and you will normally be informed within 2 weeks of that date Further information may be found on the University website at https://www.brighton.ac.uk/courses/study/paramedic-science-bsc-hons.aspx

External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Mental Health including apprentice

Opening Date:
1 Apr 2020
Closing Date:
15 May 2020
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Role from 1st September 2020 for four year. The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work at Canterbury Christ Church University require an External Examiner for our full-time, 3-year, pre-registration BSc (Hons) Nursing (Mental Health) Programme and the second two years of our BSc (Hons) Nursing (Mental Health) Apprenticeship Pathway. The role would involve being the sole External Examiner supporting the Programme Teams to ensure the maintenance of the highest academic standards across a range of level four, five & six modules, across all three years of the programme and final two years of the Apprenticeship Pathway (from September 2022) at level five and level six. The Programmes were approved to the 2019 NMC Education standards and have one annual intake of approximately 50 & 20 students respectively every September. The role would involve the attendance, or input, at two Semester Module Exam Boards held in Canterbury in March & July for the Programme, with the module board for the Apprenticeship Pathway commencing from August 2022. The successful applicant will be a Registered Nurse (Mental Health) with a demonstrable academic career in a field Mental Health Nurse education linked to our professional portfolio which involves experience as a subject or programme manager (e.g. Head of Department, Programme Director, Professional Lead).

External Examiner – MSc Pre-hospital Critical Care/Retrieval and Transfer & proposed Medicine in Hazardous Area Response School of Health Professions

Opening Date:
1 Apr 2020
Closing Date:
10 May 2020
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We are seeking to appoint a Subject External Examiner to cover both the above MSc pathways. The programmes are based within the School of Health Professions, Faculty of Health. Students on the pathways will be paramedics but will share some modules with other registered health and social care professionals for example Physiotherapists, Podiatrists and Occupational Therapy. Consequently, the external examiner would be a paramedic preferably with experience in one of the above areas as well as experience in post-graduate educational provision, have a recordable teaching qualification and a current registration with the HCPC. Modules to be examined include a focus on hazardous areas response and prehospital critical care, interprofessional and distance learning. The appointment will be for 4 years and the commitment required is as follows:
  • To review a range of coursework throughout the year
  • Currently three assessment panels a year (March, June, and November) and the submission of external examiner reports
  • To attend one assessment event per year if appropriate (for example, OSCE or oral presentation)
  • 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 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, please submit a CV by email to extexhhs@plymouth.ac.uk by 10th May 2020 or for further information please contact Tristan Henderson on Tristan.henderson@plymouth.ac.uk

External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy

Opening Date:
31 Mar 2020
Closing Date:
20 Apr 2020
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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 to our Bachelor of Science (Hons) Physiotherapy programme. The term of office will be for four academic years commencing with effect from September 2020 and applications are invited from Senior Lecturers, or above, who have HCPC registration. 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. Details of the current programme can be found at http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/courses/course/physiotherapy-bsc 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 experience, along with any other relevant information to: Anne Bebb Tel: 029 2068 7293 Email: bebbae1@cardiff.ac.uk The closing date for receipt of applications is 20-04-2020

External Examiner – Children’s Nursing

Opening Date:
31 Mar 2020
Closing Date:
20 Apr 2020
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The Department of Health Sciences at the University of York is a large and multidisciplinary department, offering a broad range of educational programmes in the health and social care field. We are seeking to appoint a replacement external examiner for the Department’s undergraduate pre-registration nursing programme. The role-holder will have responsibility for Child field-specific modules in Stages 2 and 3 of the BSc Nursing programme, as well as some shared modules. The role may also include responsibility for a small number of freestanding CPD modules, subject to requirements. External examiners are required to review and evaluate assessment marking; be a member of the Board of Examiners and attend meetings; comment and give advice on programme content, balance and structure; and to complete an annual report as part of the University of York’s quality assurance mechanisms. The University requires external examiners to attend a minimum of one Board of Examiners meeting per year. All appointments are subject to meeting the University’s criteria for the appointment of external examiners. The successful applicant would be appointed with effect from October 2020 for a term of four academic years. Informal enquiries can be made to Jess Powell, BSc Nursing Programme Leader (jessica.powell@york.ac.uk). General information about the Department can be found on our website: http://www.york.ac.uk/healthsciences/ Interested applicants should submit their letter of application and a CV to the Secretary to the Board of Examiners, Veronica Gillies (veronica.gillies@york.ac.uk). The closing date for applications is Monday 20 April 2020.

External Examiner – Independent/Supplementary Prescribing Programme & Short Course

Opening Date:
30 Mar 2020
Closing Date:
15 May 2020
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The Professional Development Centre at the University of Lincoln is seeking to appoint an External Examiner for our inter-professional Non-Medical Prescribing Programme and Short Course. We have successfully appointed an NMC registrant for this role going forwards, and are keen to secure an HCPC registrant in order to provide the AHP perspective. Applicants will therefore need to hold current registration with the HCPC. An ideal candidate will have experience in teaching and examining at a UK HE institution, have a good understanding of quality assurance, and have specific subject knowledge in relation to the educational preparation of future Independent and Supplementary Prescribers. Previous experience as an External Examiner is preferred but not essential. The appointment will be for four academic years. Further information on the Programme and Short Course can be accessed via the following links: External Examiners play a central role in the maintenance of the standards of the University’s awards and the currency of the curriculum. They perform this role through:
  • discussions with the academic and administrative teams
  • consideration of proposed programme modification(s)
  • review of assessment tasks and examination papers
  • review of samples of student work on modules within the programme, including practice assessment documents/portfolios
  • the endorsement of marks to ensure agreed, fully moderated and externally examined sets of results
  • attendance at appropriate boards of examiners
  • submission of annual reports
Please send your expressions of interest with a current CV to Kathryn Tindall, Programme Administrator: cpd@lincoln.ac.uk The deadline for applications will be: Friday 15th May 2020. Applications will be reviewed following this date, with a view to an appointment being made in line with the University’s scrutiny process by the end of May. The team looks forwards to hearing from you.

External Examiner – Primary Care

Opening Date:
27 Mar 2020
Closing Date:
15 May 2020
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The Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Health is seeking to appoint a new External Examiner for our portfolio of primary care modules offered within the Post-Registration Education Studies suite of programmes, which offers Continuing Professional Development for Qualified Nurses, and Allied Health Professionals. The External Examiner will be expected to monitor the quality of the modular coursework across this provision with a primary care focus. The External Examiner will be expected to monitor the quality of the primary care modules, which will primarily include the Advanced Diploma/Graduate Certificate Award in General Practice Nursing (Level 6), but also includes Prevention and Management of Diabetes in Adults Level 6, Cardiac Health in Primary Care Level 6 and Promoting Sexual Health in Primary Care Level 6/Level 7. We are seeking candidates whose expertise would enable them to monitor the quality of these courses and externally moderate assessed work arising from the modules offered in our primary care courses. External Examiners are invited to attend the Assessment Board and are required complete an annual report. External Examiners are also required to provide comments on proposed modifications and the development of new modules within their area of expertise. Applicants should hold appropriate professional registration and academic qualifications. It is preferable to have previous experience of external examining although support and guidance can be provided for those new to this role. Full course details and documentation will be provided to the appointee on appointment. The post is for 4 years, starting 1 August 2020. If you are interested in applying please forward your CV to Karen Elton, Programme Lead, karen.l.elton@northumbria.ac.uk

External Examiner – BSc Nursing

Opening Date:
27 Mar 2020
Closing Date:
30 Apr 2020
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This programme is a top up degree for practitioners who do not have graduate status in their professional award. This is a programme which is offered full time on campus and part time via eLearn. Both UK and International students access the programme. Research and Dissertation modules are compulsory elements. Further information Sue Anderson, sanderson3@uclan.ac.uk, 01772 893659 The appointment will be with effect from September 2020 and will be for a period of four years and application is via Curriculum Vitae to: Sue Anderson, Senior Lecturer/Course Leader, Brook Building, University of Central Lancashire University, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2HE The successful applicant must be registered on the NMC register or HPCP and have relevant experience of working in Healthcare Practice. The External Examiner will be expected to attend the programme assessment board, consider student work and contribute to the overall assessment process. Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced academic staff. All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. Applications are by submission of CV. Contact email address for applications/queries: Lyndsey McPhail Principal Lecturer LMcphail@uclan.ac.uk

External Examiner – BSc Professional Practice

Opening Date:
27 Mar 2020
Closing Date:
30 Apr 2020
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This programme is a top up degree for practitioners who do not have graduate status in their professional award, in the main these students come from a nursing background, however occasionally there may be Operating Department Practitioners or Paramedics access the programme. It consists a large number of option modules, some are externally examined by a specialist, with Research and Dissertation or Practice Based Project being compulsory. Further information Lizi Hickson, lhickson@uclan.ac.uk, 01772 895546 The appointment will be with effect from September 2020 and will be for a period of four years and application is via Curriculum Vitae to: Lizi Hickson, Senior Lecturer/Course Leader, Brook Building, University of Central Lancashire University, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2HE

External Examiner – MSc Healthcare Practice

Opening Date:
27 Mar 2020
Closing Date:
30 Apr 2020
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This is a broad programme run part time for practitioners working in healthcare from a diverse range of professional backgrounds e.g. Nursing; Physiotherapy; Paramedic; Operating Department Practice; Occupational Therapy etc. It is designed to be applicable to the students work base and therefore is flexible around the option modules with Research and Dissertation being the compulsory elements. Specialist modules are externally examined by a specialist in the field. The programme includes the option of work-based learning recognition which is part of the external examiner role. Further information Debi Spencer, djspencer1@uclan.ac.uk, 01772 894584 The appointment will be with effect from September 2020 and will be for a period of four years and application is via Curriculum Vitae to: Debi Spencer, Senior Lecturer/Course Leader, Brook Building, University of Central Lancashire University, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2HE