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

Opening Date:
6 Apr 2020
Closing Date:
4 May 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 programme. 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 5.

The modules are as follows:

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

Healthcare Sciences
Assessing needs, planning and co-ordinating care
Promoting health and preventing ill health
Providing and evaluating care

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

Start of tenure: Ideally ASAP to support the curriculum development of these modules. Alternatively, September 2020.

If you wish to discuss any aspects of the role or Programme, please contact Frances Nicol (Programme Lead) at fnicol@lincoln.ac.uk

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