External Examiner – Return to Practice for Healthcare Professionals, Support for Learning in Practice programmes

Opening Date:
9 May 2019
Closing Date:
4 Jun 2019
Salary Range:

Return to Practice for Healthcare Professionals is an 11 week (30 credits at Level 6) module. It runs twice yearly in February & September & attracts approximately 25 students per module. The assessment consists of a combination of practice hours & a written essay.

Support for Learning in Practice is a 10 credit blended learning module which runs 2/3 times per year, at levels 6-7. It attracts approximately 50-70 students per semester. It is an inter-professional programme which attracts students from a wide range of professional backgrounds. The assessment consists of two elements: practice (pass/fail) & a written essay.

You should have appropriate expertise/experience in the areas of nursing or midwifery & have experience of mentoring or mentorship programmes, be able to undertake a role in the assurance of academic standards in Higher Education & should be aware of modern developments in the design & delivery of the flexible curriculum.

You should not hold more than one other UK HE External Examiner post at the start of the contract & be qualified to at least the level of the programme to be examined. Applicants should possess a BSc or Masters qualification & be a registered health professional with either the NMC or HCPC.

Further information about the programmes can be found at:



Work & payment is on the basis outlined in the University of Bradford Guide for External Examiners of Taught Programmes –


For further information about the role please contact:
Jean Teare
RTP Programme Leader

01274 236313

Karen Khan
SLIP Programme Leader

01274 236383

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