Jobs: South East

External Examiner – NMC Test of Competence OSCE for International Nurses

Opening Date:
23 Dec 2021
Closing Date:
21 Jan 2022
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Appointment We are looking to appoint the role of External Examiner for the above provision with effect from February 2022 to February 2025 The appointment is conditional upon the confirmation of your eligibility to receive payments in the UK. This is not an offer of employment. Duties The purpose of the external examining system at Oxford Brookes is to enable the University to assure itself that the academic standards of its provision are set and maintained at an appropriate level and in accordance with the frameworks for higher education and the relevant subject benchmark statements for Nursing and Midwifery. This involves ensuring that the assessment processes are sound and are being fairly conducted, and to identify good practice and in accordance with the University policies and regulations Your role as external examiner will involve undertaking the following activities:
  • Undertake induction to your role and visit both site delivering the OSCE provision;
  • staff at the Test of Competence will also contact you to provide you with relevant information about the Test of Competence and the assessment rules within which it operates, and details of key dates;
  • Review examination scenarios and stations set by partner organisations that contribute to the Test of Competence OSCEs;
  • Moderate samples of assessed work including fails, as agreed with the relevant programme team
  • Comment on the marking standards of examiners
  • Familiarise yourself with the University and NMC policies 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 an annual reporting event in conjunction with other members of the Professional Regulatory Agencies involved in the development and delivery of the OSCE Competence Test
  • Provide comments on planned modifications to the provision and potential opportunities to enhance the quality of the Test of Competence OSCE.
Fees - £800 on receipt of annual report. If you are interested in this role please send your CV and supporting statement of no more than 500 words by Friday 21 January 2022 to Barry Ricketts

External Examiner – Pre registration Nursing (Child)

Opening Date:
20 Dec 2021
Closing Date:
23 Jan 2022
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The Pre-registration Nursing programme, in the Oxford School of Nursing and Midwifery Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Oxford Brookes University, is seeking to appoint an external examiner for the following courses:
  • BSc (Hons) Nursing (Child)
  • MSci Child and Mental Health Nursing
The successful applicant would be appointed with effect from January 2022 for a term of four years, and would be joining a team of external examiners from adult and mental health nursing to share the workload for reviewing modules which are taught to the courses above. External examiners are requested to attend Subject Exam Boards each semester and to complete an annual report. Once a year the External Examiner is also required to undertake a visit to placement on the Oxford campus. External examiners are also required to provide comments on proposed modifications to modules and the development of new modules within their area of expertise.

Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer Mental Health

Opening Date:
16 Dec 2021
Closing Date:
4 Dec 2022
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The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work sits within the Faculty of Medicine Health and Social Care and brings together Adult, Child, and Mental Health Nursing, Learning Disability, Midwifery and Social Work into one vibrant and dynamic community. We provide a high-quality learning experience for our students to enable them to realise their ambitions to become registered professionals and to continue their development through a range of continuing professional development opportunities. We are committed to providing a supportive environment so that our students can develop the knowledge and skills to provide nursing care that is person-centred, compassionate, safe and effective. The School is seeking to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Mental Health or Learning Disability Nursing to teach across a range of Mental Health & Nursing programmes, working closely with Mental Health & Learning Disability Service Users & Co -Teachers, Service partners and other programmes. You will be committed to high quality, evidence-based learning and teaching and be able to facilitate student led, problem-based learning, as well as take on the role of personal tutor. The roles are developmental and will support you towards gaining a nationally recognised teaching qualification (Post Graduate Certificate in Academic Practice) and the skills & experience to pursue a career in health education. You will contribute to modules in the pre-registration undergraduate BSc & MSc Programmes, as well as the Registered Nurse Apprenticeship & Nursing Associate programme and on postgraduate modules related to your own expertise. You will also provide support to students during periods of practice placements and act as an academic assessor and facilitate clinical supervision. The post holder is required to be current on the NMC register as a Mental Health or Learning Disability nurse and will be required to have a 2-1 or 1st Degree in a relevant subject. This is a 0.6 FTE post.