External Examiner – Pre-registration BSc (Hons) Nursing (Mental Health)

Opening Date:
11 Apr 2023
Closing Date:
26 May 2023
Salary Range:

Staffordshire University are looking for an external examiner for the Pre-registration BSc (Hons) Nursing (Mental Health) 3-year course. 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 mental health nursing as well as teaching on nursing programs. The Staffordshire University offers support for external examiners and a full induction. Further support is also provided by the Course Lead and Module Leads. The appointment will be from September 2023 to September 2027.

The successful candidate will be invited to complete staff induction arranged with our Quality Department. The majority of assessments can be reviewed remotely, the Exam Board will meet once a year, we have one cohort intake per year. You will be required to view a selection of scripts for designated modules and complete a module external examiner report for each set of assignments reviewed. At the end of the academic year, an annual report is required. All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment.

Applications are by submission of CV. 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;
  • He/she must not have been a Staffordshire University examiner within the last five years;