External Examiner – Pre-registration BSc (Hons) Nursing (Children’s)

Opening Date:
8 May 2024
Closing Date:
12 Jun 2024
Salary Range:

The University of Worcester is looking for an external examiner for the Pre-registration BSc (Hons) Nursing (Children’s) 3-year programme and the Level 6, Return to Nursing Practice module.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced academic staff. The successful applicant must be registered on the appropriate part of the NMC register and have relevant experience of working in Children’s Nursing as well as teaching on a nursing programme.

The University of Worcester offers support for external examiners and a full induction day. Further support is also provided by the course lead and module team.

The appointment will be from 1st of September 2024 to December 2028

The post holder will be required to: –

  • Verify assessments.
  • Review assessments and provide brief commentary for all module reviewed. Most assessments can be reviewed remotely.
  • Quality assures the standards of learner’s performance.
  • Review proposed course changes and claims for recognition of prior learning.
  • Meet with students and practice partners.
  • Confirm the examination / assessment process is fair and just.
  • Attend the Board of Examiners.
  • Provide an annual report to the University of Worcester

All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. Applicants are advised that the University applies the following criteria to external examiners:

Applicants are advised that the University applies the following criteria to external examiners:

  • The area of expertise of external examiners is within the area of assessment undertaken;
  • Applicants should have recently been employed (or are still employed) within a university appointment;
  • They must not have been a University of Worcester examiner within the last five years.

Applications are by submission of CV.

If you are interested in applying for this role (or to request further information), please send a recent CV to Samantha Meredith, Pre-Registration Programme Course Lead: samantha.meredith@worc.ac.uk