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Associate Head of School – Nursing & Allied Health

Opening Date:
21 Oct 2020
Closing Date:
11 Nov 2020
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Buckinghamshire New University are seeking an Associate Head of School, to expand our leadership team in the School of Nursing and Allied Health, in the delivery of the School’s strategic business plan and key performance indicators in line with the University’s strategy. You will play a key role within the School of Nursing and Allied Health and lead a team of Academics as part of the School’s leadership team. You will work closely with the Head of School and other colleagues to play a key role in ensuring the School delivers an outstanding student experience, educational excellence and an effective curriculum and education portfolio. With the Head of School, you will be responsible for ensuring that the School delivers the required strategic priorities and key performance indicators as set out in the University’s strategy. Reporting to the Head of School, you will actively contribute to the strategic direction of the School and the University, with a strong emphasis on operational delivery. You will assume School-wide responsibility for either the education or research and enterprise portfolios. You will be an effective team player, able to engage with students and staff, to secure engagement and support for the School’s objectives and priorities. You will have experience of leading a team in the Health and Social Care setting. Buckinghamshire New University is an ambitious, modern university; one that is always open to fresh ideas and thinking. Throughout our 125-year history, we have kept true to our core values of widening participation, social mobility and the transformative power of education. We change lives. Our staff combine the very best professional practice with inspirational teaching and the University is consistently in the top quartile of the NSS for higher education institutions in the UK, exceeding the sector average in almost every area of the Survey (NSS, 2020). An anchor institution, we develop partnerships that shape the social, economic and cultural fabric of our region, including an employment-led approach to learning that ensures students from a wide range of backgrounds achieve their ambitions. This is an exciting time for the Institution with the implementation of our new University Strategy (Impact 2022), our revised values and the investment we are making in our infrastructure and education offer, including our health-related portfolio. The University is poised for the next phase in its development. We have improved the University’s financial sustainability, agility, responsiveness, student retention and buoyed our student recruitment through a vigorous programme of portfolio growth, including apprenticeship programmes. In addition, we have delivered strong educational outcomes, including TEF Silver and a consistently high performance in the NSS. As a result, we are well-positioned to develop a distinctive and innovative educational offer that resonates with the University’s historical mission and develops a transformative culture where innovation, creativity and enterprise flourish. For an information pack containing further details of this vacancy, including the job description and person specification, and details of how to apply, please visit the jobs page of the Bucks New University website: https://jobs.bucks.ac.uk/vacancy/associate-head-of-school-nursing-and-allied-health-425096.html

External Examiner- Infection Prevention and Control

Opening Date:
20 Oct 2020
Closing Date:
6 Nov 2020
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The University of Manchester is seeking to appoint an external examiner for two course units which are delivered at Level 6 and 7 within the following programmes; BSc Nursing/Midwifery Practice (Hons) Programme, MSc Advanced Leadership for Professional Practice, as well as standalone course units;
  • Enhancing Competence in the Infection Prevention and Control Professional
  • Infection Prevention and Control in Clinical Practice
Due to the practical nature of these programmes it is preferable that applicants have a nursing or relevant other health care professional qualification. All coursework is electronically submitted by students and is marked online using Grademark and Turnitin. External examiners will be required to use the online moderating process. User guides and support will be available. The University appointments for external examiners are normally for a period of 4 years. Person Specification: Essential:
  • Working in a UK HEI with no formal educational links with the University of Manchester in the last 5 years
  • Master’s Degree in an area related to one of the above subject areas
  • Direct experience of teaching and assessing in the applicable subject areas
Desirable
  • Research and publications in related area
Appointments will be made in line with the University of Manchester’s Guidance for External Examiners. Interested candidates should detail their experience in teaching and assessing in the applicable subjects. Expressions of interest by covering email or letter and CV should be sent by the 6th November 2020 to Katie.gray@manchester.ac.uk

External Examiner – BSc Paramedicine/DipHE AAP

Opening Date:
20 Oct 2020
Closing Date:
30 Nov 2020
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The Paramedicine team at De Montfort University (DMU) is seeking an external examiner for the BSc Hons Paramedicine and DipHE Associate Ambulance Practitioner programmes. The BSc programme is in its second year of a three-year programme and currently has approximately 80 students across the two year groups. The successful candidate will be replacing an outgoing external examiner who will be in post until January 2021. We welcome applicants who are registered as a Paramedic with the Health and Care Professions Council and have the additional following criteria:
  • Applicants should be currently employed in a higher education institution
  • Applicants must not have been a DMU examiner within the last five years
  • Applicants will be considered if this is their first appointment as an external examiner, although previous external examining experience would be preferable
DMU uses Blackboard and Turnitin for electronic submission of summative assessments. The external examiner would be expected to participate in the following:
  • External examination of varied assessment types across all of the modules on both programmes. Assessment examples include clinical portfolios, examinations, OSCEs, and presentations
  • Advising on proposed programme and module modifications
  • Appointees are responsible for overseeing a number of modules associated with the programme, and are required to moderate a sample of scripts relating to each module and report on these to the module leader
  • Regular attendance at Assessment Boards and the provision of an annual report to the University would also be expected
The appointment will commence from January 2021 for a period of four years. All appointments are subject to approval by the University. For further information on the appointment please email: If you would like to be considered for the appointment, expression of interest and CV to dan.staines@dmu.ac.uk Further information may be found on the DMU website at https://www.dmu.ac.uk/study/courses/undergraduate-courses/paramedicine-bsc-hons/paramedicine-bsc-hons.aspx and https://www.dmu.ac.uk/study/courses/undergraduate-courses/associate-ambulance-practice-fdsc/associate-ambulance-practice-diphe.aspx

External Examiner – Ophthalmic Care & Management

Opening Date:
20 Oct 2020
Closing Date:
6 Nov 2020
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The University of Manchester is seeking to appoint an external examiner for two course units which are delivered at Level 6 and 7 within the following programmes; BSc Nursing/Midwifery Practice (Hons) Programme, MSc Advanced Leadership for Professional Practice, as well as standalone course units;
  • Foundations of Ophthalmic Care & Management
  • Theory & Practice of Ophthalmic Care & Management
Due to the practical nature of these programmes it is preferable that applicants have a nursing or relevant other health care professional qualification. All coursework is electronically submitted by students and is marked online using Grademark and Turnitin. External examiners will be required to use the online moderating process. User guides and support will be available. The University appointments for external examiners are normally for a period of 4 years. Person Specification: Essential:
  • Working in a UK HEI with no formal educational links with the University of Manchester in the last 5 years
  • Master’s Degree in an area related to one of the above subject areas
  • Direct experience of teaching and assessing in the applicable subject areas
Desirable
  • Research and publications in related area
Appointments will be made in line with the University of Manchester’s Guidance for External Examiners. Interested candidates should detail their experience in teaching and assessing in the applicable subjects. Expressions of interest by covering email or letter and CV should be sent by the 6th November 2020 to Katie.gray@manchester.ac.uk

External Examiner – MSc Management in Health and Social Care

Opening Date:
20 Oct 2020
Closing Date:
30 Oct 2020
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We are seeking to appoint an external examiner for the MSc Management in Health and Social Care within the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Oxford Brookes University. This programme is delivered both in the UK and in Hong Kong through a flying faculty arrangement. While experience of trans-national education would be desirable, the role can be carried out by academics with general knowledge of management in health & social care and quality assurance. The appointment is from January 2021 for a term of four years. External Examiners are required to moderate assessments, attend examination committees (online for the time being), and to complete an annual report. External Examiners are also requested to provide comments on proposed modifications to modules and the development of new modules, within their area of expertise. If you would like further information relating to the programme, please do not hesitate to contact Dr Jan Davison-Fischer, Programme Lead, by emailing: j.fischer@brookes.ac.uk If you are interested in the above position, then please send a copy of your CV to j.fischer@brookes.ac.uk

External Examiner – FDSc Assistant Practitioner Programme

Opening Date:
19 Oct 2020
Closing Date:
20 Nov 2020
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The Discipline of Pre-qualifying Healthcare at the University of Derby invite applications to become an external examiner for the UB9BQ FDSc Assistant Practitioner programme. This programme is an apprenticeship and is delivered full online with a range of employer partners. Your roles and responsibilities would include:
  • To moderate a sample of scripts for each module that forms part of this programme;
  • To report on the maintenance of nationally comparable standards across HE institutions, acting as independent and impartial advisors to the University, and provide informed comment on the standards set and student achievement in relation to those standards;
  • To attend Assessment Boards associated with the modules in the listed programme(s) and compile an annual report according to University of Derby Regulations.
  • To advise on proposed amendments to the programmes and on curriculum development and design to ensure currency, relevance, and coherence of curricular material.
You do not need to have been an external examiner before. We can provide you with an identified mentor to provide support if you do not have previous HE external examining experience. You will be a suitably qualified and registered healthcare professional from any field of practice, discipline, or profession. External examiners at the University of Derby:
  • Have knowledge and understanding of UK sector agreed reference points for the maintenance of academic standards and assurance and enhancement of quality;
  • Have competence and experience in the fields covered by the programme of study, or parts thereof;
  • Have relevant academic and/or professional qualifications to at least the level of the qualification being externally examined, and/or extensive practitioner experience where appropriate;
  • Have sufficient standing, credibility and breadth of experience within the discipline to be able to command the respect of academic peers and, where appropriate, professional peers;
  • Be familiar with the standard to be expected of students to achieve the award that is to be assessed.
  • Meet applicable criteria set by professional, statutory or regulatory bodies;
  • Have awareness of current developments in the design and delivery of relevant curricula;
  • Have competence and experience relating to the enhancement of the student learning experience;
  • Complement the existing external examiner team.
Proposed external examiner must not be:
  • Involved in a reciprocal arrangement involving cognate programmes at another institution;
  • Succeeding a colleague from the same department in the same institution;
  • Going to be assessing colleagues who are recruited as students to the programme of study;
  • Going to have responsibilities in excess of the maximum workload permitted according to the University’s regulations (no more than 250 pieces of work at any one assessment point).
If you are interested in this role and would like to express an interest, please send an expression of interest and your CV to Julia Woodland, programme leader, at J.Woodland@derby.ac.uk.

External Examiner – BSc (Hons) /MSc Midwifery & Women’s Health Post-registration Programme

Opening Date:
19 Oct 2020
Closing Date:
30 Nov 2020
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The University of Hertfordshire is seeking to appoint a Module/Programme External Examiner to ensure that our assessment and academic standards are being met. The modules form part of the BSc (Hons) /MSc Midwifery & Women’s Health Post-registration Programme. Examples of the post qualifying modules requiring External Examiner review include:
  • Maternal Perinatal Mental Health
  • Complex Social issues in Maternity Care
  • High Dependency Midwifery Care
  • Examination of the Newborn
  • Preparation for Professional Midwifery Advocate and Leadership
On-line submission by students is in place so most scripts can be viewed via our managed learning environment, Canvas. As an External Examiner your duties would include:
  • External moderation of a range of assessments
  • Submission of an annual report to the Dean of Academic Quality Assurance.
  • Attendance at Assessment Boards.
  • Advising on any proposed module modifications / new modules
Applications are welcomed from individuals educated to MSc level and must have current registration as a Midwife with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. Please apply with a brief expression of interest and CV to the e-mail address at the foot of this advertisement, including any relevant clinical interest and/or academic experience. The University provides an Induction for external examiners. The External Examiner position for this post-registration programme commences on 1st January 2021, ending on 31st December 2024. Appointment is subject to meeting the University’s criteria for the appointment of External Examiners. If you require further information about the programme, please contact Deborah Sharp, Programme Lead,  d.sharp@herts.ac.uk Should you wish to apply, please send your CV to the Lead Midwife for Education Cathy Hamilton, c.j.hamilton@herts.ac.uk

Validation Event External Panel Member – PG Cert/PG Dip/MSc General Practice Nursing

Opening Date:
19 Oct 2020
Closing Date:
30 Oct 2020
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Anglia Ruskin University is seeking an external panel member for a validation event in November 2020. We plan to validate a suite of post graduate General Practice Nursing courses developed in partnership with our local healthcare partners. This event will be held via virtual correspondence due to COVID-19. As a panel member, you must have sound knowledge of level 7 education in health and social care and experience of general practice or community nursing. You will be expected to read paperwork and take part in virtual correspondence towards the mid and end of November 2020. We pay a fixed fee of £200 (gross) for this work. Please send your CV to Louise.jenkins@aru.ac.uk or Melanie.bird2@aru.ac.uk by Friday 30th October 2020.

External Examiner/s for Registered Nurse Degree Apprenticeship (adult and mental health)

Opening Date:
17 Oct 2020
Closing Date:
30 Nov 2020
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We are looking for dedicated individuals to undertake the role of external examiner/s of the new Registered Nurse Degree apprenticeship programme at Bournemouth University. The RNDA programme consists of both 20 adult and 10 mental health apprentices and an external examiner is required for both streams that begins In February 2021. Your role and responsibilities would include:
  • confirming the comparability of standards of student performance at Bournemouth University with those of similar modules at other UK Institutions of Higher Education;
  • confirming that the assessment process in its entirety is sound, and has been fairly conducted with full regard to justice to students;
  • Reporting and advising on the above by means of approving coursework and examination papers and providing an annual report to the University.
You should have appropriate expertise and experience to be able to undertake a role in the assurance of academic standards in Higher Education. You should hold a current NMC registration. The appointees will be required to moderate a sample of scripts in relation to 17 modules within the above programmes over a 3.5 year programme. You will also be required to produce an annual report and attend Assessment Boards as appropriate. Please send expressions of interest and an accompanying CV to Dr Dawn Morley (Course Leader) by 30th November 2020 at Bournemouth University morleyd@bournemouth.ac.uk Your CV should contain the following information:
  • Current and recent employment history
  • HE and Professional Qualifications
  • Current and previous external examiner engagements
  • Experience of course/module leader roles
  • Teaching experience
  • Research and related Scholarly/ Professional Activity/ Consultancy

External Examiner – CPD Framework “Developing Skills to Support Quality Dementia Care in the Acute Environment”

Opening Date:
16 Oct 2020
Closing Date:
20 Nov 2020
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We are looking to appoint an External Examiner’s to support Developing Skills to Support Quality Dementia Care In The Acute Environment within the CPD Framework at the University of Surrey. This is a standalone module designed to enable participants to enhance their understanding of dementia to support the person with dementia and their carers in order to promote their wellbeing. This module runs at Level 6 & 7 with a single assessed piece of coursework. Informal enquiries can be made to Wendy Grosvenor, Module Lead (w.grosvenor@surrey.ac.uk), who will be able to provide additional information on module size, content and expectations. Interested applicants are required to apply by submission of Curriculum Vitae and covering email to Amy Dopson (a.dopson@surrey.ac.uk) Head of Department: CPD & PGT Education Deadline for applications is Friday 20th November 2020, however applications are subject to early closure if significant application number is reached prior to closure date.