External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Pre-registration Nursing (Child)

Opening Date:
12 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
1 Mar 2021
Salary Range:

The University of Cumbria is seeking to appoint an experienced and suitably qualified academic to act as External Examiner for our Pre-registration Child Nursing Programme with immediate effect.

The BSc (Hons) Child Nursing programme is well established is part of the Institute of Health at the University. Our programme is validated to the NMC Standards for Education (2018), which we began delivering from September 2020, thus providing a unique opportunity for the successful applicant to be involved from the start.

Applicant Requirements for consideration include being registered with the Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC) and have relevant experience of working in Children’s nursing practice settings as well as teaching on a pre-registration nursing programme.

The successful applicant will work alongside other external examiners across all four fields of nursing practice, to review a number of modules within the pre-registration Children’s nursing programme. This will include modules delivered at levels 4-6, with the potential of some of the modules being shared between fields. Ideally, the external examiner will have had experience of external examining, although first time candidates will be considered and offered support and induction on commencement.

The External Examiner will be expected to attend the module assessment boards, consider student work and contribute to the overall assessment process. We also like to provide opportunity for access to some of our placement facilities to meet with students

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced academic staff.

Please note that we are unable to accept applications from you if: –

  • You are a current external examiner within the University of Cumbria or have been in the previous four years if you have served a four-year term with us previously.
  • You are currently professionally involved with members of the programme team.
  • You have been employed within the previous five years by the University or at one of its associate institutions.

Information on the external examining role at the University of Cumbria is available via the following link: https://www.cumbria.ac.uk/AboutUs/Services/AQD/ExtExaminers.aspx

The appointment will be with effect from March 2021 and will be for a period of 4 years. Further information about the programme or to apply, please submit your Curriculum Vitae to Louise Corless, louise.corless@cumbria.ac.uk

We look forward to hearing from anyone interested.