Chief External Examiner for Integrated Master’s in Nursing and Social Work

Opening Date:
24 Jun 2022
Closing Date:
31 Jul 2022
Salary Range:

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: NMA013
Programme(s): Integrated Master’s in Nursing and Social Work

To include:

  • Integrated Master’s in Adult Nursing and Social Work
  • Integrated Master’s in Mental Health Nursing and Social Work
  • Integrated Master’s in Learning Disability Nursing and Social Work
  • Integrated Master’s in Child Nursing and Social Work

Closing date: 31.7.22

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

We are seeking to appoint a Chief External Examiner (Social Work) to work alongside four (nursing) External Examiners, each with professional registrations for their area of responsibility:

  1. Social Work (Chief External Examiner)
  2. Adult Nursing
  3. Children’s Nursing
  4. Mental Health Nursing
  5. Learning Disabilities Nursing

Applicants will be Social Work England registrants.

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 ( citing the programme title and/or vacancy reference.

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