External Examiner – Family Interventions for Psychosis and Bipolar Disorder Foundation Level

Opening Date:
28 Sep 2021
Closing Date:
15 Nov 2021
Salary Range:

School of Health Sciences

External examiner post for:

  • Family Interventions for Psychosis and Bipolar Disorder
  • Foundation level training in Family Therapy and Systemic Practice

The School of Health Sciences is looking to recruit a new External Examiner for the 2021/2022 academic year to support the two modules within the Family Interventions for Psychosis and Bipolar Disorder programme. The School of Health Sciences at the University of Surrey is a vibrant and innovative school, offering a broad range of educational programmes in healthcare, this clinically focussed programme is run in partnership with Sussex Partnership NHS trust.

External examiners are required to review and evaluate assessment marking; be a member of the Board of Examiners and attend 1-2 meetings per year, (these are likely to remain virtually online for the foreseeable future); comment and give advice on programme content, balance and structure; and to complete an annual report as part of the University of Surreys quality assurance mechanisms. The University requires external examiners to attend a minimum of one Board of Examiners meeting per year.

Experience of external examining would be an advantage but is not essential, as for this programme we are particularly looking for specialist clinical expertise. To meet the requirements of the AFT accreditation for this programme we require an EE who is a fully qualified Family and Systemic Psychotherapist.

All appointments are subject to meeting the University’s criteria for the appointment of external examiners. The successful applicant would be appointed with effect from Sept 2021 for a term of four academic years.

Informal enquiries can be made to Amy Dopson, Head of Department, Education – CPD. Interested applicants are required to apply by submission of Curriculum Vitae and covering email to: a.dopson@surrey.ac.uk

Applications to be submitted asap, this advert has no specific deadline for submission and will remain open only until a suitable candidate is appointed.