External Examiner – Registered Nurse Degree Apprenticeship (Adult)

Opening Date:
7 Mar 2022
Closing Date:
30 Apr 2022
Salary Range:

The Division of Nursing and Midwifery, Health Sciences School is seeking to appoint an external examiner to oversee:

  • Registered Nurse Degree Apprenticeship (Adult)

The appointment would be for a period of four years from September 2022 and examiners would be expected to:

  • Review and approve examination papers
  • Review and comment on QA procedures relating to the internal assessment of student work.
  • Attend relevant examinations boards
  • Comment on/contribute to programme development
  • Write a yearly report

As this is a professionally accredited programme all work at level 1 will also require scrutiny.

All students are assessed in practice using the NMC Standards for Education (2018) and complete a range of assessments throughout the programme as well as meeting proficiencies in practice.

In addition to the review of theoretical assessments external examiners will be expected to engage with the assessment of practice, review RPEL documents for applicants accepted onto the programme and attend the relevant examination boards.

Please be aware that some of the dates on the assessment calendars are short turnarounds.

For further information please contact Sally Snowden, Programme Leader at sally.snowden@sheffield.ac.uk

Expressions of interest and CV should be sent to Mrs Tracey Pacan (Assessments Team Leader) at t.m.pacan@sheffield.ac.uk