External Consultant/External Panel Member

Opening Date:
19 Jul 2023
Closing Date:
9 Aug 2023
Salary Range:

External Consultants for Programme Approval
MA Person Centred Experiential Counselling and Psychotherapy Practice

Edge Hill University (Faculty of Health, Social Care and Medicine) is seeking to recruit one external consultant and one external panel member for the validation of the following postgraduate degree:

  • MA Person Centred Experiential Counselling and Psychotherapy Practice

We would encourage academics with relevant subject expertise, who have experience of quality review processes within their own and other Higher Education Institutions, to apply. The Faculty of Health, Social Care & Medicine is situated within the University’s Ormskirk Campus.

An External Consultant: would be required to review the draft curriculum documentation and provide written comments, which would be provided as supporting evidence at the validation. The consultant would not be required to attend the approval event itself.

Consultation would take place between 6 September 2023 and 22 September 2023.

An External Panel Member would receive documentation prior to the event date and is requested to provide written comments in advance of the event – they would then attend via Teams 1 full day event on: 8 November 2023


Externals involved in validation normally receive a standard fee of £258.60 (equivalent of 20 hours’ work) before tax which is deducted at the standard rate. The entitlement to pro-rata holiday is incorporated in to the hourly rate of pay.

Interested parties should respond, clearly indicating which role (or both roles) that they are interested in and attaching a full academic CV to Vicki Hall via email: hallv@edgehill.ac.uk

Personnel Approval

Admission to the University’s Validation process is on the basis of satisfactory completion of the University’s personal approval process, including verification of the right to work in the UK and completion of terms and conditions. Please note, this process requires completion prior to any work being undertaken.

Privacy Notice

Your data will be held and not processed for any purpose other than that for which it has been obtained, in accordance with current Data Protection Legislation until this recruitment process has concluded. Should you be unsuccessful in your application your data will be destroyed securely. For more information please see our Privacy Notice for External Panel Member located here: https://www.edgehill.ac.uk/aqdu/