External Examiner- Professional Development Portfolio and Return to Nursing Practice and BSc Professional Nursing Practice

Opening Date:
29 Jan 2022
Closing Date:
11 Mar 2022
Salary Range:

We are seeking to appoint an External Examiner for the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedic Practice for Professional Development modules, some of which contribute to top up Degree BSc Professional Nursing Practice. The modules include Return to Practice, Professional Context in Developing Practice, Long-term Conditions, Leadership and Change, Contemporary Pain Management Supporting Learning for Practice, Wound Care, Lifelong learning for Effective Clinical Practice, Leadership and Change.

The position requires the External Examiner to have a current registration with the NMC, evidence of registration and revalidation will be checked on recruitment. The appointment will commence September 2022 and the tenure of appointment is for four years. All External Examiner appointments are subject to approval by the University Academic Board. Induction to the role will be given.

The university criteria for the appointment of external examiners are:

  • An external examiner’s academic and/or professional qualifications shall be appropriate both in terms of the level and the subject(s) of such qualifications to match the general requirement of the assessed subject(s).
  • An external examiner shall have appropriate standing, expertise and experience in his/her subject or discipline to ensure the maintenance of academic standards; such standards shall reflect the general expectations of higher education relative to national standards for the particular subject or discipline.
  • An external examiner shall normally have recent examining or academically comparable experience which shall be adequate to the requirements of the subject area to be examined.
    Further information, Applications and a detailed CV should be submitted to SNMPSchoolOffice@rgu.ac.uk by 11th March 2022.