External Examiner (2 posts) – Professional Health Studies

Opening Date:
26 Aug 2021
Closing Date:
30 Sep 2021
Salary Range:

Professional Health Studies

The Division of Biological Science and Health is seeking to appoint two subject external examiners to a range of modules within our Health Studies suite of programmes. The remit involves assessment of modules relating to:

Post A: Diabetes Management; Long Term Condition Management; Obesity, Weight Management and Lifestyle; Essentials of Dementia Care; Leadership in Health and Social Care; NMC Leadership in Health and Social; Care Pain Management.

Post B: Therapeutic Communication; Essentials of bladder and bowel care; Tissue Viability and Wound Care; The Honours Dissertation; Effective Teaching in Practice; Quality Improvement & Safety in Care.

Further details about the module descriptors are available at https://psmd.uws.ac.uk/ModuleDescriptors/Default.aspx, noting that the details available are for 2020-21 and will be updated to 2021-22 in mid-July.

External examiner responsibilities include moderation of assessments, completion of an annual report and confirmation of results for module confirmation events. A schedule will be made available in advance. All materials will be able to be viewed online through our VLE and meetings will be accessible remotely.

Experienced and new external examiners will be considered provided the applicant has the relevant professional qualification(s) and experience. Relevant professional experience in the fields of health and social care and/or chronic conditions and a valid teaching qualification are essential requirements for this post.

The appointment will be available from October 2021 for up to 4 years.

Full details of the programmes and modules will be provided to appointees and an online induction will be provided by the University following appointment. Further information about UWS policy for external examiners is available at:


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