Jobs: Scotland

External Examiner – Independent and Supplementary Prescribing for Healthcare Professionals

Opening Date:
10 Sep 2021
Closing Date:
5 Oct 2021
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Edinburgh Napier University is seeking to appoint an External Examiner. This post is for Independent and Supplementary Prescribing for Healthcare Professionals programme. The successful applicant is expected to provide external examination for this programme which has two cohorts per academic year. Knowledge of post graduate programmes and specifically non-medical prescribing is required and previous experience in external examining is desirable. Applications are invited from suitably qualified academic staff. The appointment will commence December 2021 and the tenure is for a period of four years until 31St December 2025. All External Examiner appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. External Examiners are expected to attend Board meetings at least once a year and submit an annual report. For further information please contact: Dr Sonya MacVicar on s.macvicar@napier.ac.uk Applications by comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and should be sent via email to s.macvicar@napier.ac.uk

External Examiner – Post-Registration Provision

Opening Date:
9 Sep 2021
Closing Date:
30 Sep 2021
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The School of HLS is seeking to appoint a subject external examiner to a range of modules within our post-registration suite of programmes. The remit involves assessment of a range of modules including:
  • Contemporary Health Visiting
  • Safeguard Children, Enable Families
  • Global Health Economics & Health Systems
  • Contemporary School Nursing
  • Enhancing Wellbeing in Children & Young People
  • Integrated Care of Children and Young People
External examiner responsibilities include moderation of assessment methods/samples/results and completion of an annual report. A schedule of module confirmation events per academic session will be made available and external examiners would be expected to complete external moderation in line with these dates. The School uses an electronic marking system associated with the originality checking programme Turnitin, called Grademark. External examiners are required to make use of the system during the external moderation process (this being accessible through the Virtual Learning Environment). Experienced and new external examiners will be considered provided the applicant has the relevant professional qualification(s) and experience. Relevant professional experience/registration in the field of SCPHN and a valid teaching qualification are essential requirements for this post. The appointment will be with effect from 1 October 2021 to 30 September 2025. Full details of the programmes and modules will be provided to appointees and an online induction will be provided by the University following appointment. Further information about UWS policy for external examiners is available at: https://www.uws.ac.uk/about-uws/academic-life/quality-enhancement-support-team-quest/external-examiner/ For informal discussion, please contact:

Senior Lecturer – Midwifery (Academic Team Lead)

Opening Date:
9 Sep 2021
Closing Date:
26 Sep 2021
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Ranked 1st in Scotland for midwifery education at Robert Gordon University (RGU) we are proud of our excellence in education and research and we are offering an opportunity to join our great team as the Academic Team Leader for Midwifery. RGU is an innovative, inclusive, and ambitious University, focused on the impact of its demand-led teaching and research. Not only are we the Scottish University of the Year in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Awards for 2021 and ranked Top modern university in the Complete University Guide, but we also have an impressive array of other awards, including (amongst many others) a UNICEF Baby Friendly Gold Award, and a Gold Rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework, placing us in the top 20% of the best universities in the UK for the quality of our undergraduate teaching and learning. In addition, the National Student Survey for 2021 places RGU as the top modern University in the UK, the top modern University in Scotland and within the Top 10 for overall student satisfaction in the UK. The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedic Practice is a vibrant academic community and the main provider of both undergraduate and postgraduate midwifery education in the North of Scotland. Our vision is to transform health and social care in urban, remote and rural areas and as the Academic Team Leader for midwifery you will make a significant contribution to the achievement of that vision. You will have responsibility to demonstrate and promote excellence in midwifery education through the use of innovative approaches to learning and teaching. You will work in collaboration with colleagues across the School and University as well as with relevant stakeholders locally, nationally and globally. For an informal conversation please contact: Professor Susan Dawkes, Head of School – s.dawkes@rgu.ac.uk Dr Heather Bain, Academic Strategic Lead – heather.bain@rgu.ac.uk Salary on first appointment is normally to the bottom of the scale, although in exceptional circumstances an appointment further up the scale may be considered. This post in subject to the individual being required to join the PVG scheme. For more information, visit: https://www.mygov.scot/pvg-scheme/ Although this is a full time appointment, applications would be considered for part-time, or secondment appointment.

External Examiner – Specialist & Advanced Practice

Opening Date:
3 Sep 2021
Closing Date:
30 Sep 2021
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The School is seeking to appoint a subject external examiner to a range of modules within our Specialist & Advanced Practice suite of programmes. The remit involves assessment of modules relating to:
  • Anatomy, Physiology & Pathophysiology in Advanced Practice
  • Assessment & Decision Making in Advanced Practice
  • Advanced Clinical Practice
  • Independent & Supplementary Prescribing L 11
  • Independent & Supplementary Prescribing L 9
  • Community Nurse Prescribing V150
External examiner responsibilities include moderation of assessment methods/samples/results and completion of an annual report. A schedule of module confirmation events per academic session will be made available and external examiners would be expected to complete external moderation in line with these dates. The School uses an electronic marking system associated with the originality checking programme Turnitin, called Grademark. External examiners are required to make use of the system during the external moderation process (this being accessible through the Virtual Learning Environment). Experienced and new external examiners will be considered provided the applicant has the relevant professional qualification(s) and experience. Relevant professional experience in the fields of specialist/advanced practice, independent & supplementary prescribing, professional registration, and a valid teaching qualification, are essential requirements for this post. The appointment will be with effect from 1 October 2021 to 30 September 2025. Full details of the programmes and modules will be provided to appointees and an online induction will be provided by the University following appointment. Further information about UWS policy for external examiners is available at: https://www.uws.ac.uk/about-uws/academic-life/quality-enhancement-support-team-quest/external-examiner/ For informal discussion, please contact:

External Examiner – Post-Registration Programmes

Opening Date:
3 Sep 2021
Closing Date:
30 Sep 2021
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The School is seeking to appoint a subject external examiner to a range of modules within our post-registration suite of programmes. The remit involves assessment of modules relating to:
  • Contemporary District Nursing: Managing LTC
  • Consolidation of Practice
  • Contemporary Integrated Community Nursing
  • Improving Assessment & Professional Practice
  • Integrated Community Nursing WBL
External examiner responsibilities include moderation of assessment methods/samples/results and completion of an annual report. A schedule of module confirmation events per academic session will be made available and external examiners would be expected to complete external moderation in line with these dates. The School uses an electronic marking system associated with the originality checking programme Turnitin, called Grademark. External examiners are required to make use of the system during the external moderation process (this being accessible through the Virtual Learning Environment). Experienced and new external examiners will be considered provided the applicant has the relevant professional qualification(s) and experience. Relevant professional experience in the fields of District Nursing, a District Nurse recordable qualification and a valid teaching qualification are essential requirements for this post. The appointment will be with effect from 1 October 2021 to 30 September 2025. Full details of the programmes and modules will be provided to appointees and an online induction will be provided by the University following appointment. Further information about UWS policy for external examiners is available at: https://www.uws.ac.uk/about-uws/academic-life/quality-enhancement-support-team-quest/external-examiner/ For informal discussion, please contact:
  • Postgraduate Diploma Specialist Practitioner District Nurse Programme Leader, Susie Gamble, Susie.Gamble@uws.ac.uk

External Examiner – Public Health

Opening Date:
2 Sep 2021
Closing Date:
24 Sep 2021
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The Division of Biological Science and Health is seeking to appoint a subject external examiner to a range of modules within the subject area of Public Health and Health and Wellbeing. The remit involves assessment of modules relating to our post graduate programme in public health and undergraduate programme in professional health studies. External examiner responsibilities include moderation of assessments, completion of an annual monitoring report and confirmation of results for student assessment boards. A schedule will be made available in advance. All materials will be able to be viewed online through our VLE and meetings will be accessible remotely. Experienced and new external examiners will be considered provided the applicant has the relevant professional qualification(s) and experience. Relevant professional experience in the fields of health and social care and/or chronic conditions and a valid teaching qualification are essential requirements for this post. The appointment will be available from October 2021 for up to 4 years. Full details of the programmes and modules will be provided to appointees and an online induction will be provided by the University following appointment. Further information about UWS policy for external examiners is available at: https://www.uws.ac.uk/about-uws/academic-life/quality-enhancement-support-team-quest/external-examiner/ Informal enquiries or further discussion please contact Head of Division Dr Gail McGarvie, gail.mcgarvie@uws.ac.uk

External Examiners (2 posts) – BSc Honours Adult Nursing

Opening Date:
26 Aug 2021
Closing Date:
30 Sep 2021
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The School is seeking to appoint a BSc Adult Nursing (outgoing programme) and BSc Honours Adult Nursing external examiner to a range of modules over L7-9 within our undergraduate pre-registration programmes. The remit involves assessment of theory and practice modules relating to:
  • Level 7 (year 1) new modules in the BSc Honours Adult Nursing programme Please contact Programme Leader, Anne Marie Craig, (annemarie.craig@uws.ac.uk )
  • Level 8 (resit) & 9 (Year 2 & 3) modules in the outgoing BSc Adult Nursing programme Please contact Programme Leader, Wendy Wright, (wendy.wright@uws.ac.uk)
External examiner responsibilities include moderation of assessments, completion of an annual monitoring report and attendance at subject panels where student marks are ratified. A schedule of module results confirmation activities per academic session will be made available to external examiners. The School uses an electronic marking system associated with the originality checking programme Turnitin, called Grademark. External examiners are required to make use of the system during the external moderation process (this being accessible through the Virtual Learning Environment). Experienced and new external examiners will be considered provided the applicant has the relevant professional qualification(s) and experience. Relevant professional experience in the field of Adult Nursing and a valid teaching qualification are essential requirements for this post. The appointments will be with effect from October 2021 to 30 September 2025. Full details of the programmes and modules will be provided to appointees and an online induction will be provided by the University following appointment. For informal discussion and nomination form, please contact:

External Examiner (2 posts) – Professional Health Studies

Opening Date:
26 Aug 2021
Closing Date:
30 Sep 2021
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Professional Health Studies The Division of Biological Science and Health is seeking to appoint two subject external examiners to a range of modules within our Health Studies suite of programmes. The remit involves assessment of modules relating to: Post A: Diabetes Management; Long Term Condition Management; Obesity, Weight Management and Lifestyle; Essentials of Dementia Care; Leadership in Health and Social Care; NMC Leadership in Health and Social; Care Pain Management. Post B: Therapeutic Communication; Essentials of bladder and bowel care; Tissue Viability and Wound Care; The Honours Dissertation; Effective Teaching in Practice; Quality Improvement & Safety in Care. Further details about the module descriptors are available at https://psmd.uws.ac.uk/ModuleDescriptors/Default.aspx, noting that the details available are for 2020-21 and will be updated to 2021-22 in mid-July. External examiner responsibilities include moderation of assessments, completion of an annual report and confirmation of results for module confirmation events. A schedule will be made available in advance. All materials will be able to be viewed online through our VLE and meetings will be accessible remotely. Experienced and new external examiners will be considered provided the applicant has the relevant professional qualification(s) and experience. Relevant professional experience in the fields of health and social care and/or chronic conditions and a valid teaching qualification are essential requirements for this post. The appointment will be available from October 2021 for up to 4 years. Full details of the programmes and modules will be provided to appointees and an online induction will be provided by the University following appointment. Further information about UWS policy for external examiners is available at: https://www.uws.ac.uk/about-uws/academic-life/quality-enhancement-support-team-quest/external-examiner/ For informal discussion, please contact: