External Examiner – Trainee Nursing Associate programme (Dip HE/FdSc) apprenticeship

Opening Date:
5 Nov 2019
Closing Date:
10 Dec 2019
Salary Range:

The School of Health and Social Care at the University of Lincoln is seeking an External Examiner for our Trainee Nursing Associate programme. The current curriculum has been developed from the Health Education England standards as part of an apprenticeship. We are also developing a FdSc Trainee Nursing Associate programme which adheres to the Standards of proficiency for nursing associates (NMC 2018). This post will cover seeing out the delivery of the current curriculum and the introduction of the new curriculum.

The successful applicant will be responsible for reviewing modules delivered at level 1 and 2: http://www.lincstalentacademy.org.uk/apprenticeship/new-nursing-associate/

External Examiners play a central role in the maintenance of the standards of the University’s awards and the currency of the curriculum. They perform this role through:

  • the approval of assessment tasks and examination papers
  • discussions with relevant academic staff
  • the review of samples of student work on modules within the programme, including practice documents / visits
  • the endorsement of marks to confirm that the marks are an agreed, fully moderated and externally examined set of results
  • the submission of annual reports
  • attendance at appropriate boards of examiners
  • agreement to programme modifications

Ideal applicants should possess the following:

  • Current registration (Adult field) & teaching qualification with the NMC
  • Relevant experience to maintain comparable quality standards

Applications for the post should be made by a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and appropriate covering letter:
Kerry Welch (Programme lead), kwelch@lincoln.ac.uk