External Examiners (2) – Pre-Registration Nursing

Opening Date:
20 Jun 2018
Closing Date:
13 Jul 2018
Salary Range:

The School of Health, Nursing and Midwifery is seeking to appoint 2 subject external examiners to cover a range of modules within our pre-registration nursing suite of programmes. The remit involves external moderation of theory and practice learning modules relating to:

Post 1: MSc Pre-Registration Adult Programme:

NURS11077 Adult Nursing Practice
NURS11078 Foundations of Nursing
NURS11079 Evidence Based Nursing
NURS11082 Research in Practice
NURS11083 Working with Vulnerability
NURS11084 The Nursing Profession

Post 2: BSc Mental Health Nursing Programme:

NURS07026 Foundations of Health
NURS07027 PLE 1.2 Mental Health
NURS08047 Care of Vulnerable People
NURS08048 Nursing for Recovery
NURS08049 PLE 2.2 Mental Health
NURS08050 PLE 2.3 Mental Health
NURS08051 Skills in Mental Health Nursing

External examiner responsibilities include moderation of assessments, completion of an annual monitoring report and attendance at subject panels where student marks are ratified. A schedule of subject panels per academic session will be made available. The School uses an electronic marking system associated with the originality checking programme Turnitin, called Grademark. External examiners are required to make use of the system during the external moderation process (this being accessible through Moodle Virtual Learning Environment).

Experienced and new external examiners will be considered provided the applicant has the relevant professional qualification(s) and experience. Relevant professional experience in the fields of health and social care, and a valid teaching qualification are essential requirements for this post.

The appointments will be with effect from 1 October 2018 to 30 September 2022.

Further information about UWS policy for external examiners is available at: http://www.uws.ac.uk/externalexaminers/

For informal discussion, please contact:

Allan Donnell Programme Board Chair:
Email: allan.donnell@uws.ac.uk