Jobs: External examiner opportunities

External Examiner – Medical Education Practice (MEP) Programme

Opening Date:
24 May 2022
Closing Date:
10 Jun 2022
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The School of Medical and Health Sciences is seeking the appointment of an external examiner for the Medical Education Practice (MEP) Programme. The interprofessional School of Medical and Health Science has a focus on working with medical, health and care services to supporting innovation in health care. The School has and a world-leading profile in research, and in the recent REF 2021 Exercise, our research in Allied Health Professions, Dentistry, Nursing and Pharmacy was ranked 15th overall in the UK. Applications are invited from suitably qualified academic staff; applicants must be experienced in medical/health education, hold a HE teaching qualification and Advance HE Fellowship status (Principal or Senior Fellow). Experience of external examining would be an advantageous but is not essential. The School operates on-line submission processes, marking and feedback of assignments. Experience of Turnitin and Blackboard would be desirable, however training will be provided. The post will contribute to the quality and integrity of the programme through external moderation of assessments. The role requires review of the PGCert, completion of monitoring reports and attendance at the Board of Examiners. Further information regarding the role of the External Examiner at Bangor University can be found at https://www.bangor.ac.uk/quality/ext_exam.php.en The appointment will be with effect from September 2022 and will be for a full 4-year term. Full course details and documentation will be provided to the appointee and an induction day will be offered to be held at the University following appointment. Please submit expressions of interest and a CV to Dr Lynne Williams, lynne.williams@bangor.ac.uk

External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Mental Health Nursing

Opening Date:
13 May 2022
Closing Date:
27 May 2022
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The University of Suffolk is seeking applicants for the role of External Examiner for BSc (Hons) Mental Health Nursing and BSc (Hons) Mental Health Nursing [degree apprenticeship]. The successful applicant must be registered with the NMC as a Mental Health Nurse and experience with undergraduate programmes and apprenticeships would be useful. Details of the BSc (Hons) Mental Health Nursing can be found here - https://www.uos.ac.uk/courses/ug/bsc-hons-mental-health-nursing Tenure: 4 years starting from: September 2022 Please note that to avoid clashes of interest we cannot accept candidates from:
  • University of Essex
  • University of East Anglia
  • Buckingham New University
Candidates need to be: Experienced in the design, delivery and management of cognate courses in an UK HEI to at least the level of the course being examined; a UK resident; not the holder of more than one other EE position as of September 2022. Guidance on the rights and responsibilities of EEs at the University along with the terms and conditions can be found on our website. If you are interested in the position, please send a short expression of interest, and CV to the eoi@uos.ac.uk. Please remember to list any EE experience, or current posts - although prior EE experience is welcome, it is not a prerequisite for the post.

External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Clinical & Professional Perioperative Practice

Opening Date:
13 May 2022
Closing Date:
26 Jun 2022
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Edge Hill University, Faculty of Health, Social Care and Medicine is seeking to engage an External Examiner for the following Programme with effect from October 2022:
  • VACANCY REF: NMA012
  • PROGRAMME(S): BSc (Hons) Clinical & Professional Perioperative Practice
External Examiners are typically placed on the Edge Hill University External Examiners Register for a period of four years. Principle duties normally include;
  • Visit the University at the least once a year to moderate assessed coursework and examination scripts
  • Attend module assessment boards
  • Produce an Annual Report
  • Review and approve examination papers that contribute to a student’s final award, and any other assessment material as agreed
  • External Examiners are also invited to engage with students in practice
Applicants with relevant experience and knowledge of post-registration Operating Department Practice Education and registered with the HCPC or NMC is essential. The candidate must have experience in line with the appropriate Statutory Regulator for the ODP profession. If you would like to discuss specific information relating to the programmes, please contact: Fees and Expenses are payable in line with the University policy. Admission to the University’s External Examiners Register is on the basis of satisfactory completion of the University’s Committee and Personnel approval processes, including Right to Work and Reciprocity Checks. Prospective External Examiners are encouraged to send an expression of interest and CV to Susan Wilde, Quality Coordinator (wildes@edgehill.ac.uk) citing the programme title and/or vacancy reference. Your data will be held and not processed for any purpose other than that for which it has been obtained, in accordance with current Data Protection Legislation until this recruitment process has concluded. Should you be unsuccessful in your application your data will be destroyed securely. For more information, our Privacy Notice is available at https://www.edgehill.ac.uk/externalexaminers/

External Examiner – BSc/MSc Registered nurse (RN) (Adult) x2, BSc/MSc Registered nurse (RN) (Mental Health), & Return to Practice

Opening Date:
17 May 2022
Closing Date:
30 Jun 2022
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The School of Nursing in the Faculty of Health and Care at the University of Central Lancashire is seeking to appoint external examiners for the following programmes:
  • BSc/MSc Registered nurse (RN) (Adult) x2
  • BSc/MSc Registered nurse (RN) (Mental Health)
  • Return to Practice
The successful applicant must be registered with the Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC) and have relevant experience teaching on a pre-registration programme. An induction is provided that the appointee will be expected to attend, and ideally, the external examiner will have had experience of external examining. If you are new to external examining, you will be able to access a robust support system. The External Examiner will be expected to attend a minimum of one Board of Examiners meeting per year. Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced academic staff. All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. The appointment will be with immediate effect and will be for a period of four years. Informal enquiries can be made to Dr Hazel Dickinson, Programme Leader (Adult) (HDickinson1@uclan.ac.uk) Eve Potts, Programme Leader (MH)( (EPotts@uclan.ac.uk) Angela Irving, Programme Leader (Return to Practice) (AIrving1@uclan.ac.uk) To apply, please submit your Curriculum Vitae to Tyler Warburton, Pre-Registration Nurse Education Manager School of Nursing, UCLAN Email: TWarburton1@uclan.ac.uk

External Examiner – Non-Medical Prescribing (V300) and Community Practitioner Nurse Prescribing

Opening Date:
20 May 2022
Closing Date:
17 Jun 2022
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The Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Health is seeking to appoint a Non-Lead External Examiner for their Non-Medical Prescribing (V300) and Community Practitioner Nurse Prescribing (V100/V150) provision. These standalone modules are taught across Level 6 and 7, with some embedded into specialist programmes of study (e.g., Higher Apprenticeship in Specialist Community Public Health Nursing with MSc Option Programme, Higher Apprenticeship in Specialist Practice District Nursing (SPDN) with MSc Option Programme, and MSc Advanced Clinical Practitioner Degree Apprenticeship Programme Pathways. As such you would be responsible for the prescribing modules only but may feed into additional programme boards. This covers the following modules:
  • AC7065 Community Practitioner Nurse Prescribing (V100)
  • AC6709/AC7067 Community Practitioner Nurse Prescribing (V150)
  • AC6710/AC7066 Non-Medical Prescribing (V300)
  • Plus 2 new modules currently undergoing validation/approval.
The Non-Lead External Examiner will be responsible for contributing to the quality assurance of these programmes. You will be involved in the approval of assessment tasks, moderation of student work, completion of an annual report and may be invited to attend examination boards. You may be asked to provide comments on proposed modifications and the development of new modules. Further information about the external examiner role can be found at https://www.northumbria.ac.uk/about-us/university-services/academic-registry/quality-and-teaching-excellence/assessment/guidance-for-external-examiners/ Applicants should hold the V300 Prescribing Qualification, professional registration with the Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC) and appropriate 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 appointment will take effect from 1 August 2022 until 31 December 2026 and will be for a 4-year term. If you are interested in applying or to request further information, please send a CV (max 4 pages) covering the points below to Dr Claire Pryor via claire.pryor@northumbria.ac.uk
  • Your contact details – postal address, telephone, email address for correspondence.
  • Present post and employment history.
  • Qualifications and professional memberships.
  • External examiner experience within the past 5 years, including participation in recognised development programme/training.
  • Teaching experience and responsibilities within the past 5 years, e.g., subject/modules taught, module tutor role.
  • Quality assurance experience within the past 5 years: design/setting/internal moderation of assessments, Module Leader, Course/Programme Leader, approval/validation/review activity or panel membership (internal and external), collaborative/franchise partner activity, committee membership, any other quality assurance capacity.
  • Research and related scholarly activity or professional/consultancy within the past 5 years.
  • For degree / higher apprenticeship programmes – please ensure your relevant occupational experience and professional body registrations are evident.
  • A covering paragraph outlining your suitability, to include indication of any association between yourself and the Northumbria Department. Maximum 500 words, to be incorporated and not as a separate document.

External Examiner for BSc (Hons)/MSc Health and Social Practice CPD Framework (Subject to Validation) and PG Cert/Adv Dip Adult Critical Care Nursing

Opening Date:
20 May 2022
Closing Date:
17 Jun 2022
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The Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Health is seeking to appoint a Lead External Examiner for their new BSc (Hons)/MSc Health and Social Practice CPD Framework (Subject to Validation) and existing PG Certificate/Advanced Diploma in Adult Critical Care Nursing. The post holder will be the Lead Examiner for the programmes. This currently covers the following modules:
  • AC6692 Adult Critical Care Nursing Core Knowledge and Skills
  • AC7021 Adult Critical Care Nursing Core Knowledge and Skills
  • AC6693 Consolidation of Adult Critical Care Nursing Knowledge and Skills
  • AC7021 Consolidation of Adult Critical Care Nursing Knowledge and Skills
  • AC6717 Respiratory Disorders
  • AC6712 History Taking & Clinical Skills in Primary Care
  • AC7077 History Taking & Clinical Skills in Primary Care
  • AC6728 Health History & Physical Assessment
(With possible additional Modules to be added Post successful Validation of the new BSc (Hons)/MSc Health & Social Practice CPD/Programme Framework) The Lead External Examiner will be responsible for contributing to the quality assurance of these programmes. You will be involved in the approval of assessment tasks, moderation of student work, completion of an annual report and may be invited to attend examination boards. You may be asked to provide comments on proposed modifications and the development of new modules. Further information about the external examiner role can be found at https://www.northumbria.ac.uk/about-us/university-services/academic-registry/quality-and-teaching-excellence/assessment/guidance-for-external-examiners/ 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 appointment will take effect from 1 August 2022 and will be for a 4-year term until 31 December 2026. If you are interested in applying or to request further information, please send a CV (max 4 pages) covering the points below to Daniel Monk, d.monk@northumbria.ac.uk
  • Your contact details – postal address, telephone, email address for correspondence.
  • Present post and employment history.
  • Qualifications and professional memberships.
  • External examiner experience within the past 5 years, including participation in recognised development programme/training.
  • Teaching experience and responsibilities within the past 5 years, e.g., subject/modules taught, module tutor role.
  • Quality assurance experience within the past 5 years: design/setting/internal moderation of assessments, Module Leader, Course/Programme Leader, approval/validation/review activity or panel membership (internal and external), collaborative/franchise partner activity, committee membership, any other quality assurance capacity.
  • Research and related scholarly activity or professional/consultancy within the past 5 years.
  • For degree / higher apprenticeship programmes – please ensure your relevant occupational experience and professional body registrations are evident.
  • A covering paragraph outlining your suitability, to include indication of any association between yourself and the Northumbria Department. Maximum 500 words, to be incorporated and not as a separate document.
The closing date is 17 June 2022.

External Examiner for Postgraduate Certificate/Advanced Diploma Positive Behavioural Support Programme

Opening Date:
20 May 2022
Closing Date:
17 Jun 2022
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The Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Health is seeking to appoint an External Examiner for the Postgraduate Certificate/Advanced Diploma Positive Behavioural Support Programme. The post holder will be the Lead Examiner for the programme. This covers the following modules:
  • AC6678 Level 6 / AC7000 Level 7: Principles in PBS (Sem 1, 20 credits)
  • AC6676 Level 6 / AC0798 Level 7: Applying PBS in Practice (Sem 1 20 credits)
  • AC6677 Level 6 / AC0799 Level 7: Leading PBS in Organisations (Sem 2, 20 credits)
The Lead External Examiner will be responsible for contributing to the quality assurance of this programme. You will be involved in the approval of assessment tasks, moderation of student work, completion of an annual report and may be invited to attend examination boards. You may be asked to provide comments on proposed modifications and the development of new modules. Further information about the external examiner role can be found at https://www.northumbria.ac.uk/about-us/university-services/academic-registry/quality-and-teaching-excellence/assessment/guidance-for-external-examiners/ 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 appointment will take effect from 1 August 2022 and will be for a 4-year term until 31 December 2026. If you are interested in applying or to request further information, please send a CV (max 4 pages) covering the points below to Daniel Monk, d.monk@northumbria.ac.uk
  • Your contact details – postal address, telephone, email address for correspondence.
  • Present post and employment history.
  • Qualifications and professional memberships.
  • External examiner experience within the past 5 years, including participation in recognised development programme/training.
  • Teaching experience and responsibilities within the past 5 years, e.g., subject/modules taught, module tutor role.
  • Quality assurance experience within the past 5 years: design/setting/internal moderation of assessments, Module Leader, Course/Programme Leader, approval/validation/review activity or panel membership (internal and external), collaborative/franchise partner activity, committee membership, any other quality assurance capacity.
  • Research and related scholarly activity or professional/consultancy within the past 5 years.
  • For degree / higher apprenticeship programmes – please ensure your relevant occupational experience and professional body registrations are evident.
  • A covering paragraph outlining your suitability, to include indication of any association between yourself and the Northumbria Department. Maximum 500 words, to be incorporated and not as a separate document.
The closing date is 17 June 2022.

External Examiner for BSc (Hons)/MSc Health and Social Practice CPD Framework (Subject to Validation) and some Single Standalone Specialist CWD/CPD Modules

Opening Date:
20 May 2022
Closing Date:
17 Jun 2022
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The Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Health is seeking to appoint a Non-Lead External Examiner for their new BSc (Hons)/MSc Health and Social Practice CPD Framework (Subject to Validation) and some Single Standalone Specialist CWD/CPD Modules. The post holder will be the Non-Lead Examiner for the programme. This currently covers the following modules:
  • AC0786 / AC6662 Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for Long Term Conditions
  • AC0797 / AC6656 Enhancing the Care for People with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • AC6679 / AC0776 Management of Acute and Chronic Neurological Conditions
  • AC6694 History Taking and Clinical Skills for Mental Health
  • AC7075 / AC6718 Enhancing the Care for Frail Older People
  • WB0617 Academic Recognition for CPD (Burns)
  • WB0618 Academic Recognition for CPD (Plastics)
(With possible additional Modules to be added Post successful Validation of the new BSc (Hons)/MSc Health & Social Practice CPD/Programme Framework) The external examiner will be responsible for contributing to the quality assurance of these programmes. You will be involved in the approval of assessment tasks, moderation of student work, completion of an annual report and may be invited to attend examination boards. You may be asked to provide comments on proposed modifications and the development of new modules. Further information about the external examiner role can be found at https://www.northumbria.ac.uk/about-us/university-services/academic-registry/quality-and-teaching-excellence/assessment/guidance-for-external-examiners/ 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 appointment will take effect from 1 August 2022 and will be for a 4-year term until 31 December 2026. If you are interested in applying or to request further information, please send a CV (max 4 pages) covering the points below to Daniel Monk, d.monk@northumbria.ac.uk
  • Your contact details – postal address, telephone, email address for correspondence.
  • Present post and employment history.
  • Qualifications and professional memberships.
  • External examiner experience within the past 5 years, including participation in recognised development programme/training.
  • Teaching experience and responsibilities within the past 5 years, e.g., subject/modules taught, module tutor role.
  • Quality assurance experience within the past 5 years: design/setting/internal moderation of assessments, Module Leader, Course/Programme Leader, approval/validation/review activity or panel membership (internal and external), collaborative/franchise partner activity, committee membership, any other quality assurance capacity.
  • Research and related scholarly activity or professional/consultancy within the past 5 years.
  • For degree / higher apprenticeship programmes – please ensure your relevant occupational experience and professional body registrations are evident.
  • A covering paragraph outlining your suitability, to include indication of any association between yourself and the Northumbria Department. Maximum 500 words, to be incorporated and not as a separate document.
The closing date is 17 June 2022.

External Examiner Competence Test Centre

Opening Date:
17 May 2022
Closing Date:
13 Jun 2022
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The School of Nursing at Ulster University is seeking to appoint an External Examiner for the Nursing and Midwifery Council Competence Test Centre (NMC-CTC). The External Examiner will be responsible for contributing to the quality assurance of NMC Test of Competence, including aligned academic credits, reviewing OSCE assessments, completion of an annual report and contribute to NMC and partner reporting. The role of the External Examiner in NMC-CTC external examining process involves undertaking the following activities:
  • Review examination scenarios and stations set by partner organisations that contribute to the Test of Competence OSCEs;
  • Reviewing samples of assessed work, commenting on the marking standards of examiners;
  • Being familiar with the University’s and the NMC and their partner policies (to be supplied on appointment) in relation to the NMC Test of Competence and ensure that the assessment process is conducted in accordance with them;
  • Complete an annual report to the University's required format providing comments on the standards of marking and other aspects of the OSCE provision to act on during the following year;
  • Attend examination boards and other relevant meetings as required in relation to quality assurance, including in partnership with the NMC quality assurance partner;
  • Provide comments on planned modifications to the provision and potential opportunities to enhance the quality of the Test of Competence OSCE.
Fees – £1000 per academic year, on receipt of annual report. Applicants should hold appropriate professional registration and academic qualifications. It is preferable to have previous experience in the design and delivery of OSCEs and of external examining although support and guidance can be provided for those new to this role. The appointment will be for 4 years with a potential 1 year extension, commencing September 2022. If you are interested in applying or to request further information, please send a CV (max 4 pages) covering the points below to Nicola Gormley, Acting Manager, NMC Competence Test Centre n.gormley@ulster.ac.uk:
  • Qualifications and professional memberships – NMC registered;
  • Assessment experience in the last 5 years, eg OSCE examinations;
  • External examiner experience within the past 5 years, is preferred including participation in recognised development programme/training;
  • Teaching experience and responsibilities within the past 5 years, e.g. subject/modules taught, module tutor role;
  • Quality assurance experience within the past 5 years: design/setting/internal moderation of assessments, Module Leader, Course/Programme Leader, approval/validation/review activity or panel membership (internal and external), collaborative/franchise partner activity, committee membership, any other quality assurance capacity;
  • Research and related scholarly activity or professional/consultancy within the past 5 years;
  • A covering paragraph outlining your suitability, to include indication of any association between yourself and the Ulster University School of Nursing.

External Examiner Pre Registration Nursing: Learning Disability and Mental Health Posts

Opening Date:
17 May 2022
Closing Date:
06 Jun 2022
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The School of Health and Social Work is seeking to appoint external examiners for the Mental Health and Learning Disability Nursing Pre-Registration BSc/MSc Programmes. 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 2022 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- Programme Leader j.say@herts.ac.uk Please state in the subject of the email External Examiner Vacancy