External Examiner for BSc (Hons) Pre-registration Nursing (Learning Disabilities)

Opening Date:
5 Mar 2021
Closing Date:
5 May 2021
Salary Range:

The University of Central Lancashire is seeking to appoint an experienced and suitably qualified academic to act as External Examiner for the Pre-registration Learning Disabilities Nursing programmes (subject to approval). The School of Nursing has a long tradition of delivering pre-registration nursing programmes and has been delivering a programme in line with the latest NMC Standards for Education (2018) since September 2019. The programme delivery includes both full-time direct entry students and apprentice learners.

The successful applicant must be registered with the Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC) and have relevant experience of working in learning disabilities nursing practice settings as well as teaching on a pre-registration nursing programme. S/he will work with our existing External Examiners to review a number of modules within the pre-registration learning disabilities nursing programmes (BSc and Degree Nurse Apprenticeship). This will include modules delivered at levels 4, 5 and 6 with some of the modules being shared between fields. An induction is provided and ideally, the external examiner will have had experience of external examining.

The External Examiner will be expected to attend the programme assessment board, consider student work and contribute to the overall assessment process.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced academic staff. All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment.

The appointment will be with effect from September 2021 and will be for a period of 4 years. To apply, please submit your Curriculum Vitae to jgreen24@uclan.ac.uk

For further information about the programme, please contact

Joanne Green
Course development lead for BSc pre-registration learning disabilities nursing
School of Nursing

Email: jgreen24@uclan.ac.uk
School of Nursing
Brook Building
University of Central Lancashire
Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2HE