External Examiner – End Point Assessment (EPA) Advanced Clinical Practice Level 7

Opening Date:
9 Feb 2022
Closing Date:
4 Mar 2022
Salary Range:

Ranked in the top 6 in England, for Nursing, in the 2022 Complete University Guide, Keele University’s School of Nursing and Midwifery are seeking to appoint an External Examiner with a remit to cover End Point Assessment (EPA) for the Advanced Clinical Practice apprenticeship programme at Level 7. Please see website for further detail relating to this programme: https://www.keele.ac.uk/apprenticeships/apprenticeshipsoffered/advancedclinicalpractitioner/

The School of Nursing and Midwifery offer a range of apprenticeship programmes across both our pre and post registration programmes: https://www.keele.ac.uk/apprenticeships/apprenticeshipsoffered/

Responsibilities of the role will include:

  • ensuring that the Gateway requirements have been satisfactorily met;
  • ensuring that all components of the End Point Assessment have been met;
  • attending the final assessment boards to confirm EPA decisions.

Expressions of interest are invited from colleagues who are current Registered Nurses with the NMC. The criteria for appointment include;

  • be a nurse or nursing associate registered with the NMC;
  • possess a recordable teaching qualification.
  • relevant academic and/or professional qualifications to at least the level of the qualification being externally examined
  • familiarity with the standard to be expected of learners to achieve the award that is to be assessed, as set out in the Nursing Associate Apprenticeship standard and assessment plan.
  • be independent of the learners involved on the programme;

Previous experience as an external examiner is desirable, but not essential.

The successful applicant would be appointed with effect from August 2022 for a term of 4 academic years.