External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing and BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing [Degree Apprenticeship] [3 years]

Opening Date:
1 Jul 2024
Closing Date:
10 Jul 2024
Salary Range:

The University of Suffolk is seeking applicants for the role of External Examiner for BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing and BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing [Degree Apprenticeship] [ 3 years]

BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing [Degree Apprenticeship] [3 years] is a new course and is currently going through the NMC approval process.

This position also includes the role of external assessor for the end point assessment. This role will play an important part in supporting us to maintain the rigour and quality of this apprenticeship to ensure that we continue to operate in accordance with internal and external policies and procedures. This role will require you to:

Meet with internal staff, apprentices and employers;

  • Conduct at least one visit for each cohort of apprenticeships completing an EPA (these may be conducted online)
  • Attend the assessment board where final EPA decisions are made;
  • Complete an enhanced External Examiner’s report to cover the quality assurance areas of the EPA;
  • Disclose any conflicts of interest in line with our Conflict of Interest Policy for Apprenticeship End Point Assessment

Details of the courses can be found here:



Tenure: 4 years starting from: 01 September 2024 – 30 September 2028

Please note that to avoid clashes of interest we cannot accept candidates from:
University of Bournemouth
University of West London
University of Gloucestershire
De Montfort University
University of Portsmouth
Kings College London
University of Wolverhampton
Anglia Ruskin University

Candidates need to be:
Experienced in the design, delivery and management of cognate courses in an UK HEI to at least the level of the course being examined;
A UK resident;
Not the holder of more than one other EE position as of 01 September 2024
NMC registered (Adult Nursing)

Guidance on the rights and responsibilities of EEs at the University along with the terms and conditions can be found on our website: https://www.uos.ac.uk/media/uniofsuffolk/website/content-assets/documents/policies-and-procedures/External-Examiner-Policy.pdf

If you are interested in the position, please send a short expression of interest, and CV to the eoi@uos.ac.uk

Please remember to list any EE experience, or current posts – although prior EE experience is welcome, it is not a prerequisite for the post

The closing date for this role is 10th July 2024