External Examiner – Nursing (Registered Nurse – Adult) Bachelor of Science with Honours

Opening Date:
23 Jan 2020
Closing Date:
20 Feb 2020
Salary Range:

The School of Health and Social Care at the University of Lincoln is seeking an experienced External Examiner for our adult pre-registration nursing programmes. The curriculum has been developed from the NMC Standards (NMC 2018)

The successful applicant will be responsible for reviewing 30 credit modules delivered at level 4 and any associated level 5 modules for the final presentation of the current BSc (Hons) Nursing with Registered Nurse (Adult).

The modules are as follows:

  • Nursing (Registered Nurse – Adult) Bachelor of Science with Honours
  • Fundamental nursing care
  • Nursing and the interprofessional team
  • Person centred holistic adult nursing care
  • Personal development and resilience
  • BSc (Hons) Nursing with Registered Nurse (Adult)
  • Cognition and interpretation in Nursing
  • Engaging with adult nursing practice: Promoting ethical practice
  • Engaging with adult nursing practice: History taking and assessment
  • Forging values based nursing practice

Please see the following links for a full Programme Specification: Nursing (Registered Nurse – Adult) Bachelor of Science with Honours, https://www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/course/nurnurub/

External Examiners play a central role in the maintenance of the standards of the University’s awards and the currency of the curriculum. They perform this role through:

  • the approval of assessment tasks and examination papers
  • discussions with relevant academic staff
  • the review of samples of student work on modules within the programme, including practice documents / visits
  • the endorsement of marks to confirm that the marks are an agreed, fully moderated and externally examined set of results
  • the submission of annual reports
  • attendance at appropriate boards of examiners
  • agreement to programme modifications

Ideal applicants should possess the following:

  • Current registration (Adult field) & teaching qualification with the NMC
  • Relevant experience to maintain comparable quality standards

Applications for the post should be made by a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and appropriate covering letter:
Caroline Riley, Student Experience and Professional Standards Officer, CRiley@lincoln.ac.uk