Jobs: South West

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

Opening Date:
18 Apr 2024
Closing Date:
12 May 2024
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We are seeking to appoint a Subject External Examiner to look at a variety of CPD modules across level 5, 6 and 7 which feed in to our Professional Development programmes. These programmes are flexible programmes as ‘step-on’, ‘step-off’ with a range of modules delivered in partnership with our local NHS Trusts. This role would oversee approximately 10 modules. Individuals must have the relevant background, current NMC / HCP 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 1st August 2024, and the commitment required is as follows:
  • To attend via Zoom up to three assessment panels a year (in March, July 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 an interim visit per year, either in person or by virtual means, to meet with staff and students to obtain feedback on assessment in practice and to strengthen your engagement with the ongoing teaching, learning and assessment processes
Due to the University’s External Examiner’s Policies & Procedures, we are unable to accept applications from the following institutions due to conflicts of interest: Birmingham City University Canterbury Christ Church University Coventry University Hertfordshire University King’s College London Kingston University London South Bank University Middlesex University Northumbria University Nottingham Trent University Robert Gordon University Staffordshire University States of Guernsey St George's University of London Swansea University University of Central Lancashire University of Dundee University of Hull University of Leeds University of Southampton University of Suffolk University of the West of Scotland University of West London University of Wolverhampton 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 Sunday 12th May 2024 or for further information email: louise.winfield@plymouth.ac.uk

External Examiner – MSc Occupational Therapy (Pre-Registration) and BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy Degree Apprenticeship Programmes – University of Plymouth

Opening Date:
18 Apr 2024
Closing Date:
12 May 2024
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We are seeking to appoint two External Examiners - one for each of the above programmes. The programmes are based within the School of Health Professions, Faculty of Health. Students on the pathways will be pre-registration occupational therapy students but will also share modules with students from other health professions, for example physiotherapists, podiatrists, paramedics and social workers. Consequently, the external examiners would be occupational therapists with experience of educational provision, have a recordable teaching qualification and a current registration with the HCPC. The appointment will be for four years and the commitment required is as follows:
  • To review a range of coursework throughout the year.
  • To attend via Zoom assessment panels and the submission of external examiner reports.
  • To engage in communication with the programme team.
  • To carry out an interim visit per year, either in person or by virtual means, to meet with staff and students to obtain feedback on assessment in practice and to strengthen your engagement with the ongoing teaching, learning and assessment processes.
All appointments are subject to the candidates 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 Sunday 12th May or for further information please contact programme leads: Emily Thubron (Programme Lead for BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy Degree Apprenticeship Programme), email: emily.thubron@plymouth.ac.uk Tanja Križaj (Programme Lead for MSc Occupational Therapy Pre-Registration Programme), email: tanja.krizaj@plymouth.ac.uk

External Advisor for Post Graduate Diploma Community Nursing Specialist (District Nursing/General Practice Nursing) approval event – Required Urgently

Opening Date:
17 Apr 2024
Closing Date:
19 May 2024
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Institution: University of Plymouth Region: Plymouth, Devon, England Fee: £300 for the approval event plus any travel, accommodation, and subsistence expenses The University of Plymouth are seeking an academic with experience of delivering the SPQ District Nursing and General Practice Nursing to act as an external advisor for the Post Graduate Diploma in Community Nursing Specialist (District Nursing/General Practice Nursing) standard and apprenticeship joint Up and NMC approval event in July 2024. As part of this process the external advisor will be required to review the programme documentation prior to the approval event and to attend the one-day approval event as a member of the panel. The event will be held Face to Face on campus at the University of Plymouth on:
  • Monday 8th July 2024
External Reviewer nominees should not:
  • Be a current External Examiners for the University
  • Have been employed within the previous five years at the University (including as an External Examiner)
  • Have any other current or recent connection with the University of Plymouth that might be considered a conflict of interest
If you satisfy the above criteria and would like to be considered for the role of External Advisor, please submit your CV to linda.duggan@plymouth.ac.uk Please note that suitable candidates will be sent the necessary paperwork by our Faculty Quality Assurance team and will also be required to provide Passport/Proof of Identity documentation to enable the necessary Right to Work checks to be undertaken in advance of the approval event.

External Examiner for Independent and Supplementary Prescribing

Opening Date:
10 Apr 2024
Closing Date:
9 Jun 2024
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We are seeking a new External Examiner for the full-time 6-month, Independent and Supplementary Prescribing Programme, who will be responsible for contributing to the quality assurance of the programme. The role will involve being an external examiner for this Level 7 postgraduate module. We currently run 2 cohorts per academic year, 1 online and 1 in person. You will be involved in the approval of assessment tasks, moderation of student work, completion of an annual report and will be invited to attend a minimum of one Module Assessment Board per year. You may be asked to provide comments on proposed modifications and the development of new modules/new programme. Applicants should hold an appropriate NMC or HCPC 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. Support is provided by the Programme Lead. If you are interested in applying, please send your curriculum vitae (max 4 pages) covering the points below to: Annmarie Thouless, Non-Medical Prescribing Programme Leader – athouless@glos.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 (e.g., External Examiner training with Advance HE).
  • Teaching experience and responsibilities within the past 5 years, e.g., subject/modules taught, midwifery module lecturer role.
  • Quality assurance experience within the past 5 years.
Due to the University’s External Examiner’s Policies & Procedures, we are unable to accept applications from the following institutions due to conflicts of interest:
  • University of Plymouth
  • University of West London
  • Edinburgh Napier University
  • Open University
All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment.

Clinical Simulation Technician

Opening Date:
8 Apr 2024
Closing Date:
12 May 2024
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We are looking for a technician to join our School of Life and Health Sciences. We are seeking applications from highly motivated candidates who will support the nursing and healthcare education teams and programme delivery through preparing and maintaining clinical teaching areas and equipment. The successful candidate will provide technical support to staff and students for teaching, research and enterprise. Working independently, as well as with the academic team, you will ensure equipment and consumable stock levels are maintained and supervise the labs and facilities ensuring equipment and activities are safe, completing documentation as required. This is an exciting opportunity to join a new programme and help in establishing new fields of study within the School of Life and Health Sciences. 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 and also at Croydon College. Our staff have access to excellent facilities and a generous range of staff benefits. 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. https://www.roehampton.ac.uk/Working-at-Roehampton/ Alternatively, you can email the Deputy Dean Healthcare Education Paul Newcombe for further information or to arrange an informal visit The closing date for completed applications is 12 May 2024 It is expected that interviews will be held on 24 May 2024 The University is an equal opportunities and ‘disability confident’ employer.

External Examiner – MSc Medicine in Hazardous Area Response and PgCert First Contact Practitioner in Primary Care (Paramedic) – University of Plymouth

Opening Date:
4 Apr 2024
Closing Date:
28 Apr 2024
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We are seeking to appoint a Subject External Examiner for the MSc in Hazardous Area Response and PgCert First Contact Practitioner in Primary Care (Paramedic) pathway. The programme is based within the School of Health Professions, Faculty of Health. Students on the pathway will be Paramedics but will share modules with other registered health and social care professionals, for example Physiotherapists, Podiatrists, Occupational Therapists, and Social Workers. Consequently, the external examiner would be a Paramedic with experience of post-graduate educational provision, have a recordable teaching qualification and a current registration with the HCPC. Modules to be examined include a focus on Paramedic science, interprofessional and distance learning. The appointment will be for four years from August 2024, and the commitment required is as follows:
  • To review a range of coursework throughout the year
  • To attend via Zoom up to 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 an interim visit per year, either in person or by virtual means, to meet with staff and students to obtain feedback on assessment in practice and to strengthen your engagement with the ongoing teaching, learning and assessment processes.
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 Sunday 28 April or for further information please contact Jason Long (Academic Lead) on jason.long@plymouth.ac.uk.

External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Dietetics and MDiet (Hons) Dietetics

Opening Date:
4 Apr 2024
Closing Date:
28 Apr 2024
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We are seeking to appoint a Subject External Examiner for the UG Dietetic programmes. These programmes are based within the School of Health Professions, Faculty of Health. The BSc (Hons) Dietetics programme is a full time 3-year undergraduate programme and the MDiet (Hons) Dietetics is a full time 4-year undergraduate programme, successful completion of these programmes leads to eligibility to register with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). This position requires the external examiner to be a dietitian, have a recordable teaching qualification and a current registration with Health and Care Professions Council. Ideally you would be a programme lead or university lecturer on an accredited Nutrition & Dietetic or Dietetic programme. You will be working alongside the Nutrition external examiner and will be responsible for reviewing the dietetic modules within the programmes. The appointment will be for four years from 1st August 2024. The commitment required is as follows:
  • To review a range of coursework throughout the year.
  • To attend via Zoom an assessment panel per year and to submit an annual external examiner report.
  • To engage in communication with the programme team.
  • To carry out an interim visit per year, either in person or by virtual means, to meet with staff and students to obtain feedback on assessment in practice and to strengthen your engagement with the ongoing teaching, learning and assessment processes.
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 Sunday 28th April, or for further information about the role email tracey.parkin@plymouth.ac.uk or avril.collinson@plymouh.ac.uk (Dietetic Programme Leads).

External Examiner – MSci (Hons) Adult Nursing (Single Registration) and Adult and Mental Health Nursing (Dual Registration)

Opening Date:
2 Apr 2024
Closing Date:
3 May 2024
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The Academy of Nursing at the University of Exeter is seeking applicants for the role of External Examiner for our MSci (Hons) Nursing Programme. Underpinned by our unique 7 Pillars of Learning, our pioneering 4-year MSci (Hons) nursing programme offers students the opportunity to follow one of two pathways towards registration: Adult Nursing (Single Registration) or Adult and Mental Health Nursing (Dual Registration). More information about our Academy and MSci (Hons) programme can be found here: https://hcp.exeter.ac.uk/academyofnursing/ We are inviting applications from colleagues who share our passion for designing innovative, authentic assessment approaches and delivering nursing curricula that cultivate a spirit of enquiry, empathy, and engagement in our students. Successful applicants will be registered with the NMC, currently employed at a UK Higher Education Institution, and hold a Masters level qualification (or higher) with recent experience developing and delivering enriching educational and assessment experiences for student nurses. We are particularly keen to hear from Dual Registered nurse academics, although would welcome applications from colleagues with either an Adult or Mental Health qualification. Experience as an External Examiner is desirable, but not essential. Appointment will be from September 2024 for a period of 4 years. Details of the responsibilities of External Examiners at the University of Exeter can be found here: https://as.exeter.ac.uk/academic-policy-standards/tqa-manual/externalexamininghandbook/ To apply and join our Academy of Nursing, please send an Expression of Interest and CV to Professor Richard Kyle, Interim Head, Academy of Nursing at r.kyle@exeter.ac.uk.

External Examiner – MSc Pre-registration Nursing Degree Apprenticeship

Opening Date:
2 Apr 2024
Closing Date:
26 Apr 2024
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Plymouth Marjon University* is seeking to appoint an External Examiner for the MSc Pre-registration Nursing Degree Apprenticeship programme which is scheduled to start in May 2024. This appointment will commence with immediate effect on approval and will end on 31st December 2027. About the programme This two-year postgraduate degree programme has been developed for individuals who hold an undergraduate degree (achieving a classification of 2:2 or above) and aspire to advance their careers in the field of nursing. The programme is designed to prepare students for eligibility for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) as a Registered Nurse (Learning Disabilities / Mental Health / Adult). Structured with a comprehensive array of both theoretical and practice-based learning modules, students will embark on a journey to cultivate their expertise, skills, and professional conduct, thereby evolving into healthcare leaders and pioneers. This transformation will empower them to proficiently coordinate and administer high-quality, safe, person-centred care in accordance with the NMC (2018) Standards of Proficiency for Registered Nurses. About the role The External Examiner would be expected to engage with the provision virtually and, where appropriate, in person and submit both an interim and standard report on an annual basis. A fee is payable in line with sector norms, along with reasonable expenses. All prospective External Examiners will need to be registered with the NMC. Recent External Examiner experience is desirable, although the University will provide a mentor for first-time External Examiners. In addition, all new External Examiners will be invited to an annual induction event (online). The full criteria for the appointment of External Examiners are set out in section 4 of the University’s Handbook for External Examiners, which can be accessed at https://www.marjon.ac.uk/about-marjon/institutional-documents/external-examination. The University regrets that nominations from current or recently retired colleagues from the following institutions are not eligible to be considered at the present time: Canterbury Christ Church University, Coventry University, University College London, University of Gloucestershire, University of Huddersfield, Oxford Brookes University and Northumbria University. Please e-mail your CV, including details of your relevant experience, to lbrimacombe-wright@marjon.ac.uk Lisa Brimacombe-Wright Quality Assurance Officer Quality and Academic Standards Unit Plymouth Marjon University If you require further information about the provision, please contact Tracey Viney, Programme Leader - TViney@marjon.ac.uk * Plymouth Marjon University is a trading name of the University of St Mark & St John

External Examiner – Pre-registration Nursing (Adult/Mental Health)

Opening Date:
28 Mar 2024
Closing Date:
28 Apr 2024
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We are seeking to appoint a Subject External Examiner for the Pre-registration Nursing (Adult and Mental Health) programme. This programme is based within the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Health. It is a full time/part time 3/4-year undergraduate programme which on successful completion leads to eligibility to register with the Nursing & Midwifery Council on part 1 of the register. This position does require the external examiner to be an Adult or Mental Health Nurse, have a recordable teaching qualification and a current registration with the Nursing & Midwifery Council. The appointment will be for four years from August 2024, and the commitment required is as follows: • To review a range of coursework throughout the year. • To attend via Zoom an assessment panel per year and to submit an annual external examiner report. • To engage in communication with the programme team. • To carry out an interim visit per year, either in person or by virtual means, to meet with staff and students to obtain feedback on assessment in practice and to strengthen your engagement with the ongoing teaching, learning and assessment processes. 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 Sunday 28th April, or for further information about the role email Clare Carpenter (Programme Lead) clare.carpenter@plymouth.ac.uk.