External Examiner – Adult Nursing

Opening Date:
5 Dec 2023
Closing Date:
31 Mar 2024
Salary Range:

Description of job
The University of Bedfordshire, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences is seeking to appoint external examiners to review the BSc (Hons) courses in Adult Nursing and the MSc Adult Nursing. We offer both direct entry and apprenticeship courses.

Description of job – your advert:
The University of Bedfordshire’s, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Education is seeking to appoint external examiners to the above courses. We have one intake a year which starts in September (BSc) and February (MSc). We offer these courses as an apprenticeship and direct entry route.

We are keen to recruit an academic with NMC registration as an Adult Nurse as well as appropriate experience working in a higher education setting of developing, teaching and assessing adult nursing courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Whilst external examiner experience is desirable, we also welcome expressions of interest from individuals new to this role.

The successful candidates will be offered an induction programme and will be supported throughout the duration of their tenure. New external examiners will be offered a mentor to support them in this role.

You will be invited to attend approximately 3 academic boards per year. You will also be invited to observe practical assessments (such as OSCEs) and visit students within practice areas. The specific remit includes review of units at academic level 4 to 7 contributing to the above awards.

The term of office for the successful candidate will be for a period of 4 years from appointment.

Please note that all External Examiner appointments are subject to approval by the University’s External Examiner Committee.