External Examiner: BSc (Hons) Nursing Practice (Child) programme

Opening Date:
5 Aug 2022
Closing Date:
22 Aug 2022
Salary Range:

Staffordshire University School of Health and Social Care is seeking to appoint an External Examiner to ensure appropriate quality standards are achieved within its BSc (Hons) Nursing Practice (Child) programmes. The course consists of a variety of modules, which are designed to enable the integration of theory with practice incorporating evidence and research. Care, compassion, and values-based family centred care is a central theme throughout. In addition, all modules adopt a five-stage approach to support the utilizing of simulation in our teaching and learning.

The applicant should hold current registration as a child nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

The above appointment will be for a period of 4 years.

Criteria for the appointment of external examiners can be found paragraphs 6.8 to 6.12 of the University’s https://www.staffs.ac.uk/about/corporate-information/quality/docs/pdf/external-examiner-policy-and-procedure.pdf

Whilst previous external examining experience would be an advantage, the University supports suitably qualified individuals wishing to secure their first post as an external examiner. First-time examiners will be allocated a mentor at the time of appointment.

Further information on the external examining at Staffordshire University can be found at: https://www.staffs.ac.uk/support_depts/adu/qes/external_examiners/index.jsp

To apply for the above vacancy, please send your expression of interest and a CV to Rebecca Boden Course Lead Rebecca.Boden@staffs.ac.uk or Caroline Rowe Course Director c.j.rowe@staffs.ac.uk by 22 August 2022

In accordance with the requirements of the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006, Staffordshire University is required to ascertain an external examiner’s right to work in the UK. To meet our obligations under the Act, the University is required to carry out these checks in the examiner’s presence (either physically or virtually) prior to any work being undertaken.