External Examiner – Prescribing for Healthcare Professionals

Opening Date:
18 Sep 2023
Closing Date:
29 Sep 2023
Salary Range:

The University of Bradford is looking for a dedicated individual to undertake the role of external examiner for our Prescribing for Healthcare Professionals Programme to commence October 2023 for a 4-year term.

The programme provides a qualification to enable nurses, midwives, pharmacists and allied health professionals to prescribe within their area of competence and has approval from the NMC, GPhC and HCPC. The Programme runs twice a year in semesters one and two.

An overview of your role and responsibilities including fees and expenses can be found at our External Examiners site: https://www.bradford.ac.uk/teaching-quality/external-expertise.

  • The applicant need to hold current registration with the NMC, GPhC or HCPC and have a non-medical prescribing qualification. Knowledge of the educational preparation of independent/supplementary prescribers would be desirable.
  • They will be able to undertake a paid role in the assurance of academic standards in Higher Education and should be aware of modern developments in the design and delivery of the flexible curriculum.
  • The appointee will be required to moderate a sample of work, submit an annual report, and attend Examiner Induction and Boards of Examiners as appropriate, virtually if necessary.
  • You will not hold more than ONE other UK Higher Education External Examiner post at the start of the contract and will be qualified to at least Masters level.

For further information about the role please contact Justine Raynsford (j.raynsford@bradford.ac.uk) or Jane Collins (j.collins1@bradford.ac.uk), Co-Programme Leaders

Interested individuals should submit a CV in the first instance to Laura Baxter, externalexaminers@bradford.ac.uk by Friday 29th September 2023.