External Examiners – Adult Nursing

Opening Date:
9 Jul 2024
Closing Date:
24 Jul 2024
Salary Range:

The School of Health and Care Professions at the University of Portsmouth are seeking to appoint three suitably qualified external examiners for a suite of modules at undergraduate and postgraduate level on the BN (Hons) Nursing (Adult) and MN Adult Nursing courses.

The modules broadly cover acute care, long term conditions, and practice placement modules at levels 4, 5, 6 and 7. Current relevant experience in higher education, along with current professional registration, are essential. Applicants should:

  • be actively involved in education and training programmes with experience in assessment of the areas covered by the programme;
  • hold relevant academic and/or professional qualifications to at least the level of the qualification being externally examined, with extensive practitioner experience;
  • meet criteria set by professional, statutory or regulatory bodies;
  • be aware of Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) standards for education

Further information about the role of the external examiner at the University of Portsmouth can be found on our website: https://www.port.ac.uk/about-us/structure-and-governance/policies-and-standards/external-examiners.

The External Examiner will be required to be present at the Nursing Module Assessment Board and the Board of Examiners’ meetings for the programme (at least one per year) and be available for consultation on assessment and curriculum issues.

All appointments are subject to approval by the University External Examiners Nomination Panel. The University runs regular induction seminars for recently appointed External Examiners.  The aim of the seminars is to introduce External Examiners to the regulations and procedures of the University of Portsmouth, as well as providing an opportunity to meet University staff and other External Examiners. Where relevant, you will also be invited to visit and attend additional sessions face to face or online.

For further information or an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Lisa Hyatt, Programme Lead (NMC), via email: lisa.hyatt@port.ac.uk.

If you would like to be considered for this role please submit an expression of interest with a current CV by Wednesday 24th July 2024 to lisa.hyatt@port.ac.uk.

The successful applicant will be sent an External Examiners Proposal Form. The completed proposal form together with the CV will be presented to the University External Examiners Nomination Panel.