External Examiner – 120 credit Level 7 Post Graduate Diploma Specialist Practitioner Community Children’s Nursing Programme

Opening Date:
24 Nov 2023
Closing Date:
29 Dec 2023
Salary Range:

The School of Public and Allied Health is seeking to appoint an External Examiner for the 120 credit Level 7 Post Graduate Diploma Specialist Practitioner Community Children’s Nursing Programme. The post holder will be the Lead Examiner for the programme.

Please note.

  • The module Paediatric Clinical Examination and Minor Illness is part of this programme and is also a CPD this will be included in the programme examiner’s remit.
  • The module Independent, Supplementary and Non-Medical Prescribing (V300) also part of this programme will not be included in the programme examiner’s remit.

The External Examiner will be responsible for contributing to the quality assurance of this programme. You will be involved in the approval of assessment tasks, moderation of student work, completion of an annual report and may be invited to attend examination boards. You may be asked to provide comments on proposed modifications and the development of new modules or programmes.

Suitable candidates will:

  • Have experience in teaching at a UK HE institution.
  • Have a good understanding of quality assurance processes in HE.
  • Hold appropriate NMC professional registration, the Specialist Practitioner in Community Children’s Nursing qualification (SCPCCN) and academic qualifications.
  • Have previous experience of external examining although support and guidance can be provided for those new to this role.
  • Be resident and have the right to work in the UK.

Full course details and documentation will be provided to the appointee on appointment.

The appointment will take effect from 1 October 2024 and will usually be for a 4-year term until 30 September 2028. If you are interested in applying or would like to request further information, please send a CV (max 4 pages) covering the points below to Caroline Boyle C.M.Boyle@ljmu.ac.uk for consideration by the School and LJMU External Examiner Panel.

  • 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.
  • Teaching experience and responsibilities within the past 5 years, e.g., subject/modules taught, module tutor role.