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External Examiner – MSc and BSc (Hons) Specialist Community Public Health Nursing, Health Visiting and School Nursing

Opening Date:
29 May 2021
Closing Date:
30 Jul 2021
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We are seeking a replacement external examiner from the academic year 2022/23 for the MSc and BSc (Hons) Specialist Community Public Health Nursing, Health Visiting and School Nursing courses. 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 Continuing and Postgraduate Education Academic Programme 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 work and 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 qualification registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council as a SCPHN on the third part of the NMC register and in addition ideally will also have internal and external examining experience.
Commencement date September 2022 for a period of 4 years For an informal discussion, please contact either: 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 may be found on the University website at www.brighton.ac.uk/cpdhealth

External Examiner Pre-registration Midwifery

Opening Date:
27 May 2021
Closing Date:
4 Jul 2021
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We are seeking to appoint a Subject External Examiner for the BSc (Hons) Pre-registration Midwifery programme. This programme is based within the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Health. It is a full time 3-year undergraduate programme, which on successful completion leads to eligibility to register as a Midwife with the Nursing & Midwifery Council (RM). This position does require the external examiner to be a Midwife, registered with the Nursing & Midwifery Council, and have a recognised teaching qualification. We are planning a new programme (BSc (Hons) Midwifery), in line with NMC Standards of Proficiency for Midwives, which will commence September 2021. This role will therefore cover both curricula as the old is phased out and replaced with the new. The appointment will be until the 31 October 2025 and the commitment required is as follows:
  • To review a range of coursework throughout the year
  • To attend an assessment panel per year and the submission of an annual external examiner report.
  • 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 (e.g. Zoom) 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 students on assessment in practice 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 role, please submit a CV by email to health-extex@plymouth.ac.uk by 04/07/21 or for further information about the role email: Heather Hopper at Heather.hopper@plymouth.ac.uk (Lead Midwife for Education) or Rachel Stanyer at rachel.stanyer@plymouth.ac.uk (Programme Lead)

External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Pre-registration Nursing programme (Mental health)

Opening Date:
26 May 2021
Closing Date:
31 Jul 2021
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The University of Northampton looking for a dedicated individual to undertake the role of External Examiner for our BSc (Hons) Pre-registration Nursing programme (Mental health) The role & responsibilities include:
  • confirming the comparability of standards of student performance 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;
  • Providing an annual report to the University
  • Attending assessment boards.
  • Reviewing a range of modules within the Pre-registration nursing Mental Health specific programme and within the wider nursing Programme.
You should have appropriate expertise and experience to be able to undertake a role in the quality assurance of academic standards in Higher Education (ideally a Programme Leader or Senior Lecturer on similar programmes) and should hold NMC registration in Mental Health nursing. All External Examiners for programmes leading to registration or recordable qualifications with the Nursing and Midwifery Council will be expected to maintain their registration to the NMC professional register for the duration of their engagement. Previous experience as an External Examiner is strongly preferred. The appointment will be for the four academic years 2021 to 2025, from October 2021 Please note that we cannot currently accept applications from staff at the following institutions: University of Manchester, University of Essex, Birmingham City Closing date: 31st July 2021 If you are interested in applying for this role (or to request further information), please send a recent CV to Iain Schrantz Senior Lecturer Mental Health Nursing & Practice Development Iain.Schrantz@northampton.ac.uk

External Examiner – MSc Healthcare Practice

Opening Date:
25 May 2021
Closing Date:
30 Jun 2021
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School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work Faculty of Medicine, Health and Social Care We are currently seeking an external examiner for the MSc Healthcare Practice. The course provides a flexible approach to CPD for a range of healthcare professionals and nurses. Through study of core modules students will develop their knowledge around the requirements for advanced healthcare practice, leadership and research alongside a choice of optional modules which will meet their individual learning needs. https://www.canterbury.ac.uk/study-here/courses/postgraduate/healthcare-practice The course also includes some identified pathways to meet specified needs locally for neonatal care and simulation. Specific modules will be allocated to the External Examiner as several of the modules validated within this course are also accessed by students on other Courses. There are likely to be approximately 7 modules per trimester to examine. There is also a requirement to examine a short course validated at level 6 and 7 for General Practice Nurse Fellowship. The successful applicant will be asked to submit module reports for each trimester exam board and attend at least one examination board per year, submitting 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 Master postgraduate taught programmes/courses at HEI level 7.
  • Current registration on the appropriate professional register such as NMC, HCPC or relevant other healthcare register.
Desirable Criteria:
  • Previous experience as an external examiner, however, those new to external examining are strongly encouraged to apply.
Date of appointment: September 2021 – September 2025 Course details will be provided to the appointee. Further information about the role of External examiner at CCCU is available at: https://www.canterbury.ac.uk/quality-and-standards-office/external-examiners/information-for-external-examiners.aspx Please send initial expressions of interest and a CV to the course director, Sarah Crouch (sarah.crouch@canterbury.ac.uk) by Wednesday 30th June 2021.

External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy (Degree Apprenticeship)

Opening Date:
24 May 2021
Closing Date:
28 Jun 2021
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We are seeking an External Examiner for the next academic year for the BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy (Degree Apprenticeship) course. The University of Huddersfield offers extensive support for External Examiners and holds workshops annually. The University normally expects External Examiners to attend a minimum of one examination board per year. Based on the University’s criteria for External Examiner appointments, applicants are advised that the successful External Examiner:
  • Will have a recognised Physiotherapy qualification, and be Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) registered.
  • Have appropriate and current standing, expertise and experience to maintain comparability of standards across the Higher Education sector.
  • Be fluent in English.
  • Be able and willing to receive samples of work electronically rather than as paper-based material.
The course will recruit its first intake in September 2021 and therefore experience of working within a relevant degree apprenticeship is desirable but not essential. The programme is bespoke and will run separately from the current undergraduate route at the University. The successful candidate will be expected to attend and complete the induction at the University. The course is awaiting HCPC approval and, if successful, will be validated to recruit an intake of 20 learners. The successful External Examiner will commence their tenure on 27th September 2021, for a period of 4 years. For an informal discussion, please contact: Course Leader – Andy Schofield, a.schofield@hud.ac.uk. Further information about the School of Human and Health Sciences may be found on the University website at https://www.hud.ac.uk/policies/registry/qa-procedures/section-m/

External Examiner – BSc(Hons) Physiotherapy

Opening Date:
24 May 2021
Closing Date:
4 Oct 2021
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We are seeking a replacement external examiner, starting in academic year 2022/2023, for the BSc (Hons) 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 Academic Lead. The University normally expects external examiners to attend a minimum of one examination board per year. The University applies the following criteria to external examiners: The applicants should have:
  • Expertise within the area of examinations undertaken;
  • Competence and experience relating to (I) designing and operating a variety of assessment tasks as appropriate; and (II) enhancement of student learning and experience;
  • Employed within a university appointment;
  • A recognised Physiotherapy qualification, and be Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) registered;
  • And they must not have been a University of Brighton examiner or staff member within the last five years.
One External Examiner is required for the full-time, 3 year, pre-registration BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy course. The role would involve being an external examiner across a range of Year 1, 2 and 3 modules, working alongside the current external examiner. Commencement date October 2022 for a period of 4 years For an informal discussion, please contact any one of the following: Course Leader – Dr Lieselotte Corten,  l.corten@brighton.ac.uk Academic Lead – Dr Helen Fiddler, h.fiddler@brighton.ac.uk Please forward your curriculum vitae to Nicky Pont, N.Pont@brighton.ac.uk with the subject line ‘External Examiner position for BSc (Hon) Physiotherapy’. Further information about the course may be found on the University website at https://www.brighton.ac.uk/courses/study/physiotherapy-bsc-hons.aspx

External Examiner – Post Graduate Diploma (pre-registration) Therapeutic Radiography & Oncology

Opening Date:
24 May 2021
Closing Date:
16 Jul 2021
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The University of Liverpool, School of Health Sciences, is seeking to appoint an external examiner for the Post Graduate Diploma (pre-registration) Therapeutic Radiography & Oncology The successful applicant would be appointed with effect from the 2021/22 academic year for a term of four years, and would be joining an established and supportive postgraduate team. External examiners are required to attend Module Assessment Boards and to complete an annual report. If you would like to discuss specific information relating to the programme, please contact Bridget Porritt (bporritt@liverpool.ac.uk) All appointments are subject to meeting the University’s criteria for the appointment of external examiners. Interested individuals should send their CV, to: Bridget Porritt, School of Health Sciences, University of Liverpool before the 19th July 2021.

External Examiner – Level Seven Continuous Professional Development modules: Complex Rehabilitation in a Multi-Disciplinary Context and Acute and Chronic Neurosciences Care and Management

Opening Date:
24 May 2021
Closing Date:
25 Jun 2021
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We are seeking to appoint an External Examiner for two CPD’s based at The Walton Centre. These are delivered in collaboration with the School of Nursing and Allied Health. These modules are designed to support a range of nurses and allied health professionals to develop expertise in these specialist areas of practice. The appointment will be from September 2021 for four years and the commitment required is as follows:
  • To review a range of coursework throughout the year.
  • To attend board of examiners meetings for the programme during the year and submit an annual external examiner report.
  • To engage in communication with the programme team and the LJMU link tutor when required.
  • To carry out at least one virtual or face to face meeting with students
All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the university’s criteria for appointment. Fees and expenses are payable in line with the university policy. If you would like to be considered for this role, please submit a CV and for further information about the role, email l.shaw@ljmu.ac.uk

External Examiner – Pre-registration nursing (Adult & Learning Disability fields)

Opening Date:
21 May 2021
Closing Date:
30 Jun 2021
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The School of Health and Social Work is seeking to appoint external examiners for our Pre-Registration Nursing Programmes (BSc and MSc). A number of external examiners from all fields of nursing are currently involved. Our assessments take place on-line and you will be able to view the work in this way. To ensure that all NMC requirements are met we hold a number of module and programme boards across the year. The appointment is from September 2021 and will be for a 4 year period. Experience of teaching and assessing at undergraduate level with current field specific registration and a Masters level qualification are essential pre-requisites. Experience of teaching and assessing at postgraduate level would also be desirable. Please make expressions of interest with a current CV to: Jane Say BSc Programme Leader Email: J.say@herts.ac.uk Please put in the subject line : External Examiner Application

External Examiner – BSc(Hons) Occupational Therapy and Occupational Therapy Degree Apprenticeship

Opening Date:
21 May 2021
Closing Date:
12 Jul 2021
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We are seeking a replacement external examiner from the 2022-23 academic year for our four year, part-time, pre-registration BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy course and Occupational Therapy Degree Apprenticeship. These two popular courses largely share delivery, using problem-based learning pedagogy. The vacancy arises as one of our current external examiners is approaching the end of her four-year term. 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 Subject Lead for the Health and Rehabilitation Subject Area, in which Occupational Therapy sits. The University normally expects external examiners to attend a minimum of one examination board per year, typically the summer board in July. The role would involve being an external examiner across a range of Year 1, 2, 3 and 4 academic and practice placement modules, working alongside the current external examiner (who by September 22 will be in the third year of her four year term). It is desirable for applicants to have experience of problem-based learning and/or part-time course teaching/ leadership and/ or apprenticeships, but this is not essential. Applicants are advised that the University applies the following criteria to external examiners:
  • The area of expertise of external examiners must be within the area of examinations undertaken;
  • They should have recently been employed (or still be employed) within a university appointment;
  • They must not have been a University of Brighton examiner within the last five years;
  • They will have a recognised Occupational Therapy qualification and be Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) registered.
One External Examiner is sought for the part-time, 4 year, pre-registration BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy course and Degree Apprenticeship. Commencement date September 2022 for a period of 4 years For an informal discussion, please contact the Course leader - Dr David Haines, d.haines@brighton.ac.uk, 01273 643661 To be considered for this role, 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 www.brighton.ac.uk and about the courses at https://www.brighton.ac.uk/courses/study/occupational-therapy-bsc-hons.aspx https://www.brighton.ac.uk/business-services/professional-development/apprenticeships/health-and-science/occupational-therapist-degree-apprenticeship.aspx