Jobs: West Midlands

External Examiner – BSc Child and Adolescent Mental Health Top-up

Opening Date:
22 Sep 2021
Closing Date:
26 Nov 2021
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The School of Allied Health and Community at the University of Worcester is seeking an additional External Examiner for the following programme: BSc (Hons) Child and Adolescent Mental Health Top-up The BSc (Hons) Child and Adolescent Mental Health Top-up has been a successful course here at the University of Worcester since 2015. Interested applicants must have relevant knowledge and experience in the specific field of practice of child and adolescent mental health and in addition will have HE experience of teaching, managing and assessing students on similar Undergraduate Degree courses, particularly Foundation Degrees. The role further requires external moderation of assessments, attendance at the Boards of Examiners and completion of an Annual External Examiners Report. The appointment will be with immediate effect to December 2025 and the successful candidate will be invited to an External Examiners induction day in January 2022. Programme details will be provided to the appointee and a full induction day will be offered. Interested applicants can seek further information or should send a CV for consideration to Denisse Levermore, Senior Lecturer Child and Adolescent Mental Health, Course Lead BSc (Hons) CAMH Top-up, University of Worcester. Email: d.levermore@worc.ac.uk

External Examiner – Occupational Therapy Bachelor of Science with Honours

Opening Date:
13 Sep 2021
Closing Date:
22 Oct 2021
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The School of Allied Health and Community at the University of Worcester is seeking an experienced External Examiner for our BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy course. Please see the following link for the full BSc (Hons) Programme Specification https://www2.worc.ac.uk/aqu/documents/BSc_Occupational_Therapy_2020-21.pdf External Examiners play a central role in the maintenance of the standards of the University’s awards and the currency of the curriculum. They perform this role through:
  • the approval of assessment tasks and examination papers
  • discussions with relevant academic staff
  • the review of samples of student work on modules within the programmes
  • the endorsement of marks to confirm that the marks are an agreed, fully moderated and externally examined set of results
  • the submission of annual reports
  • attendance at appropriate boards of examiners (June)
  • agreement to programme modifications
Ideal applicants should possess the following:
  • Current registration with Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and be members of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists (RCOT)
  • Relevant experience to maintain comparable quality standards
The appointment will start with immediate effect with a duration of four years. Successful applicants will be invited to the university’s External Examiner induction day, which will be held in January 2022. Applications for the post should be made by a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and appropriate covering letter and sent to Dr Alison Blank, Course Lead for BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy at: a.blank@worc.ac.uk