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

Opening Date:
25 Apr 2019
Closing Date:
31 May 2019
Salary Range:

The School of Health and Social Care at the University of Lincoln is seeking an experienced External Examiner for our child 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 levels 4, 5 and 6 on the Nursing (Registered Nurse – Child) Bachelor of Science with Honours programme.

The modules are as follows:

Level 4

  • Person centred holistic child nursing care (child field specific)
  • Fundamental nursing care
  • Nursing and the interprofessional team
  • Personal development and resilience

Level 5

  • Assessing needs, planning and co-ordinating care
  • Health care sciences
  • Promoting health and preventing ill health
  • Providing and evaluating care

Level 6

  • Leading and Managing Complex children’s care (child field specific)
  • Being an accountable professional
  • Innovation to Transformation in nursing practice
  • Leadership and practice education

Please see the following links for a full Programme Specification:

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, 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 (Child) & teaching qualification (NMC)
  • Relevant experience to maintain comparable quality standards