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External Examiner – BSc Paramedic Science

Opening Date:
9 Jun 2021
Closing Date:
9 Jul 2021
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The University of Gloucestershire, School of Health & Social Care, is seeking an External Examiner for the BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science course. We are keen to recruit an academic member of staff that has HCPC registration as a Paramedic. External Examiner experience is desirable, but not essential for this role. Applications are welcomed from individuals who are new to this role with internal examination and moderation experience and support and mentorship will be given for your development. You will be invited to attend approximately three module assessment boards per year, and asked to moderate assessments for level 5 and level 6 study. At the end of each academic year you will be required to submit a report for the Academic Course Lead to consider and respond to. You will also be expected to comment on assessments during the design process for the coming academic year, and course improvements as required. This is for an immediate start with a tenure of 4 years. Please note all External Examiner appointments are subject to appointment criteria and reciprocity checks as a part of quality assurance. For more information or to provide an expression of interest please contact the Academic Course Lead for the BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science course, Barry Matthews, using bmatthews1@glos.ac.uk

External Examiner – BSc/BSc (Hons) in Nursing (Adult)/(Mental Health) programmes

Opening Date:
9 Jun 2021
Closing Date:
9 Jul 2021
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Ranked 2nd in Scotland and Top 5 in the UK for course satisfaction (National Student Survey 2020), the Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport are seeking to appoint an External Examiner for the BSc/BSc (Hons) in Nursing (Adult)/(Mental Health) programmes. The Nursing programme for adult and mental health nursing students leads to a professional registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. Students study together in all-field modules (Year 1; Year 3; Year 4) as well as field-specific modules (Year 2 & Year 3). Full details of the programme and modules will be provided to appointees. As an External Examiner, you will be required to:
  • Monitor the quality of the programme
  • Externally moderate assessed work
  • Attend in person/via MS Teams one Board of Examiners per year
  • Complete an annual report
  • Comment on proposed modifications and the development of new modules across the Adult & MH programmes.
All coursework is submitted electronically via Canvas and is marked online using Gradebook and Turnitin. External Examiners will be required to use the online moderating process. A sample of Practice Assessment Documents will also be provided for review prior to Award. User guides and support will be provided. This post will be effective from 1st September 2021 and the term of office would normally be four years. Applicants should hold appropriate academic and nursing qualification(s), have experience of programme delivery and acting in the role of an External Examiner. All External Examiner appointments are subject to approval by the University’s Academic Council. If you are interested in applying, please submit a detailed CV to: Aprill Smith, Faculty Administrator, Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport, University of Stirling: Email: a.e.smith@stir.ac.uk. If you require further information please email Aprill Smith, as above, who will forward your query to the appropriate member of staff.

External Examiner – MSc Specialist Practice (Cancer)

Opening Date:
9 Jun 2021
Closing Date:
6 Jul 2021
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The University of Manchester is seeking to appoint a combined programme and subject external examiner for the MSc Specialist Practice (Cancer) programme. Our MSc Specialist Practice (Cancer) programme is a partnership between The University of Manchester and The Christie School of Oncology aimed at nurses and other health professionals who want to develop their professional skills and clinical practice within oncology. Further details of the programme can be found at; https://www.manchester.ac.uk/study/masters/courses/list/10985/msc-specialist-practice-cancer-msc/course-details/#course-profile Some course units may also be accessed by students on other programmes. 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 or above in a related subject area.
  • Direct experience of teaching and assessing in the above subject area.
Desirable
  • Research and publications in a related area.
Appointments will be made in line with the University of Manchester’s Guidance for External Examiners. Guidance for External Examiners Interested candidates should detail their experience in teaching and assessing in the relevant subject. Expressions of interest, by CV from suitably qualified and experienced colleagues should be sent by the 6th July2021 to: Katie.Gray@manchester.ac.uk

External Examiner – MSc Advanced Professional Practice in Neurological Rehabilitation School of Health Professions

Opening Date:
8 Jun 2021
Closing Date:
11 Jul 2021
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We are seeking to appoint a Subject External Examiner for the MSc Advanced Professional Practice in Neurological Rehabilitation pathway. The programme is based within the School of Health Professions, Faculty of Health: Medicine, Dentistry and Human Sciences. Students on the pathway will be Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists and other allied health professionals specialising in Neurology Consequently, the external examiner would be an Allied Health professional specialising in Neurological rehabilitation with experience of post-graduate educational provision, have a recordable teaching qualification and a current registration with the HCPC. Modules to be examined are focused on management of Neurological conditions 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 health-extex@plymouth.ac.uk by 11th July or for further information please contact Claire.hornsby@plymouth.ac.uk

Head of Nursing Programmes

Opening Date:
8 Jun 2021
Closing Date:
8 Jul 2021
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The University of Roehampton is seeking an experienced nursing academic to lead our newly developed nursing programmes. This is an incredible opportunity for someone to join our growing Nursing team within the Department of Life Sciences and to build on our early successes. We are seeking highly motivated candidates with excellent leadership skills and an in-depth knowledge of NMC professional standards and programme management. You will work closely with the Director of Nurse Education and the Head of Nursing (Croydon College) to deliver outstanding education and an excellent student experience. At Roehampton, we change lives by helping our students to develop the confidence, knowledge and adaptability they need for a successful graduate career and fulfilling life. We are a supportive, close-knit and inclusive community, with a proud history in higher education stretching back more than 175 years. Our values come from this rich history, built on community, engagement and partnership, with a belief that no matter their background, we can help our students realise their ambitions. Our graduates today have excellent employment prospects, and are part of a thriving global community of Roehampton alumni. We provide an engaging portfolio of courses across the creative arts, social sciences, law, humanities, literature, education, business, and human and life sciences, including nursing. We also have an excellent research profile. With international reach, our research informs policy, enriches culture and improves people’s lives. We are based on a beautiful 64-acre parkland campus, located in the heart of south-west London. Our staff have access to excellent facilities and a generous range of staff benefits. The University supports the NHS Track and Trace system and your Roehampton point of contact will keep a temporary record of all visitors for 21 days to assist NHS Test and Trace with requests for data. The safety of staff, students and the wider community is our priority and work will continue across the University to ensure we always meet the safety standards set by the government. The University of Roehampton has passed the NQA Covid Secure Guideline Verification that assesses how organisations meet the government guidance to create Covid safe environments. To find out more information about the role and what we’re looking for, visit the Working at Roehampton section of our website where you will find full details, how to apply, as well as further information about the benefits of working for us. Alternatively, you can email the Director of Nurse Education, Paul Newcombe on paul.newcombe@roehampton.ac.uk https://www.roehampton.ac.uk/Working-at-Roehampton/ The closing date for completed applications is: Thursday 8 July 2021 It is expected that interviews will be held on: Wednesday 28th July 2021 The University is an equal opportunities and ‘disability confident’ employer.

External Examiner – MSc Advanced Physiotherapy

Opening Date:
7 Jun 2021
Closing Date:
2 Jul 2021
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We are seeking to find a replacement external examiner for the next academic year for the MSc Advanced Physiotherapy course. The University of Brighton offers extensive support for external examiners and holds workshops annually. Further support is also provided by the Course Leader and the Academic Lead for Postgraduate Education. 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 have a recognised Physiotherapy qualification, and be Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) registered.
One External Examiner is required for the post-registration MSc Advanced Physiotherapy course. The MSc Advanced Physiotherapy course has a mixture of FT and PT students from the UK, Europe and other countries. It is part of the CPE and PG Education Programme in the School of Health Sciences. The course is a flexible course so students can put together a programme of study which is suitable for their needs (60 credits core modules + 60 credits optional modules + 60 credit dissertation). As external you would be responsible for a mix of some of the core modules (including research methods), dissertations and the optional Physiotherapy modules. Commencement date 1 January 2022 for a period of 4 years For an informal discussion, please contact: Course Leader – Colin Paterson: email C.Paterson2@brighton.ac.uk Please forward your curriculum vitae to Nicky Pont N.Pont@brighton.ac.uk with the title of the course in the subject line. Further information about the School of Health Sciences may be found on the University website at School of Health Sciences (brighton.ac.uk)

External Examiner – Joint BSc (Hons) Professional Development in Health and Social Care, MSc Advanced Professional Practice (Nursing and Midwifery Professions), CPD modules

Opening Date:
7 Jun 2021
Closing Date:
11 Jul 2021
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External Examiner to look at a variety of CPD level 5,6 and 7 modules which feed in to the BSc (Hons) Professional Development in Health and Social Care programme and the MSc Advanced Professional Practice (Nursing and Midwifery Professions) programme. These programmes are run jointly and based within the Faculty of Health: Medicine, Dentistry and Human Sciences. They are a ‘step-on’, ‘step-off’ range of modules; over 100 of these modules are delivered in partnership with our local NHS Trusts. Individuals must have with the relevant background, current NMC registration and the appropriate experience and interest to join our External Examiner team. Within our programmes, we offer a variety of clinical and web-based learning modules that are designed to enable a range of students to build a CPD pathway that reflects their area of practice/career. You will need to have a degree of flexibility as modules can come and go within the programme. The appointment will be for 4 years from 01/08/2021 and the commitment required is as follows:
  • To attend up to three assessment panels a year (in March, June and November) and the submission of external examiner reports
  • To review a range of coursework throughout the year
  • 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 health-extex@plymouth.ac.uk by 11th July 2021 or for further information email: sharon.russell@plymouth.ac.uk

External Examiners – MSc and BSc(Hons) Nursing in Adult, Children and Young People and Mental Health Nursing including apprenticeship and non-apprenticeship pathways

Opening Date:
7 Jun 2021
Closing Date:
31 Aug 2021
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The University of Bedfordshire, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences is seeking to appoint external examiners to review the MSc and BSc (Hons) Nursing programmes in Adult, Children and Young People and Mental Health Nursing. We offer both standard and apprenticeship programmes. We are keen to recruit academics with an Adult, children and Young People and Mental Health Nursing qualification. Whilst external examiner experience is desirable, we also welcome expressions of interest from individuals new to this role. The successful candidate will be offered an induction programme and will be supported throughout the duration of their tenure. You will be invited to attend approximately 3 examination boards per year. You will also be invited to observe practical assessments (such as OSCEs) and visit students within practice areas. The specific remit includes review of units at academic level 4 to 7 contributing to the above awards. The term of office for the successful candidate will be for a period of 4 years from September 2021. Please note that all External Examiner appointments are subject to approval by the University’s External Examiner Committee. For further information please contact: Dr Sue Higham, Portfolio Lead Nursing at sue.higham@beds.ac.uk, 07734884589

External Examiner – Nursing and Allied Health Care (Non-Medical Prescribing)

Opening Date:
4 Jun 2021
Closing Date:
2 Jul 2021
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The School of Health and Social Care at the University of Essex is seeking to appoint an experience and suitably qualified External Examiner for our Non-Medical Prescribing. This course forms part of our wider continuing professional development (CPD) provision. External Examiners are part of University quality assurance processes and provide an impartial, independent view of the course to ensure that it meets the academic standards and quality expected across the sector. We are looking to appoint an external examiner to the following programmes and modules: Nursing and Allied Health Care (Non-Medical Prescribing) Level 6 & 7 • HS604 Preparation for non-Medical Prescribing - Nurses, Midwives and SCPHNs • HS637 Practice Certificate in Independent and Supplementary Prescribing for Allied Health Professionals • HS632 Preparation for Independent and Supplementary Prescribing V300 (NMC/HCPC) The Non-medical programme has accreditations with the NMC and HCPC. Essential: Applicants must be registered with the NMC or HCPC and hold V300 qualification/registration. Interested applicants must have relevant knowledge and experience in Non -Medical prescribing and have HE experience of teaching, managing, and assessing students. Whilst applications from experienced External Examiners are preferred, we will consider academics with appropriate educational and professional experience. Core duties: • to comment on the academic standards of the award/module and the quality and coherence of the course • to produce an annual report, providing clear feedback in relation to the above, and commenting on the extent to which previous reports have been acted upon, and noting that such reports are made accessible to students • to engage with the programme team in the continuous development of the programmes To be eligible you should not: * be a current External Examiner within the University of Essex * have been employed at the University of Essex within the previous five years Information on the external examining role at the University of Essex is available via the following link. https://www.essex.ac.uk/staff/academic-standards-and-quality#external-examiners For informal inquires please contact Michelle Lewington, Programme Lead, on michelle.lewington@essex.ac.uk Please email applications, including a C.V. to hsc_examboards@essex.ac.uk for the attention of Paulina Lewandowska, Deputy School Manager, School of Health & Social Care, University of Essex

External Examiner – Nursing CPD

Opening Date:
4 Jun 2021
Closing Date:
5 Jul 2021
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We wish to appoint an external examiner to be part of our healthcare CPD external examining team. The successful applicant will take responsibility for a range of clinically focused, practice based undergraduate and post graduate programmes and level six and level seven stand-alone modules within our undergraduate and postgraduate CPD framework as listed below.
  • Introduction to Physical Assessment 15 credits Levels 6 and 7
  • Advanced Physical Assessment and Decision Making 30 credits Level 7
  • Minor Illness 30 credits Level 6 and 7
  • Minor Injuries 30 credits Level 6 and 7
  • Contraception and Sexual Health 15 credits Levels 6 and 7 (theory only)
  • Contraception and Sexual Health 30 credits Levels 6 and 7 (theory and practice)
  • Critical Care Core Concepts 30 credits Levels 6 and 7
  • Perioperative Care 30 credits Levels 6
  • Capabilities of Advanced Clinical Practice 30 credits Level 7 (Core module for the MSc ACP programmes)
  • MSc Advanced Clinical Practice (Nursing)
  • MSc Advanced Clinical Practice (Primary Care Nursing)
  • Accredited programmes
As an External Examiner, you will be expected to: externally moderate and report on samples of work - including those submitted by organisations whose programmes we accredit; attend (virtually) first tier Subject Assessment Boards three times a year in September, February and June and write an annual report. We would also expect you to attend our External Examiners’ Induction. Expected start date: Autumn Term, October 2021 Length of appointment: 4 years. Closing date: Monday 5th July, 2021 For further information, or if you wish to apply (letter of application and a CV please), contact: Dr Venetia Brown, SFHEA Associate Professor Director of Programmes (Nursing)/Co-Director of Teaching and Learning Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education Middlesex University The Burroughs London. NW4 4BT e-mail: v.brown@mdx.ac.uk