Independent End Point Assessor

Opening Date:
8 May 2024
Closing Date:
12 Jun 2024
Salary Range:

The Faculty of Health Sciences is seeking to appoint an Independent End Point Assessor for the MSc Advanced Clinical Practice (ACP) End Point Assessment.

The MSc ACP programme is open to both direct entry students and apprentices. The MSc ACP is offered as an integrated degree apprenticeship comprising of 180 credits. 160 credits will be completed undertaking key modules and the final 20 credits will arise from the completion of an end point assessment (EPA) module. The end point assessment is a requirement to successfully complete the ACP apprenticeship but is also the final 20 credits for the direct entry students. As such all students undertake the assessment.

This is an exciting opportunity to work flexibly and remotely as an Independent Assessor for the End Point Assessment for apprentices on this module which comprises of 20 credits at level 7. The Independent Assessor will work collaboratively with the programme team to develop, and quality assure assessment materials and take an active first marker role in the assessment process.

As an Independent Assessor for the End Point Assessment, you will be expected to:
a) review and confirm evidence regarding EPA criteria and guidance
b) provide detailed, appropriate feedback to support EPA processes
c) confirm independence and impartiality of the process
d) undertake a prescribed assessment and grading the completed examination papers/assessment
e) chair a presentation panel
f) determine the EPA assessment grade
g) determine the final apprenticeship grade
h) attend Programme Boards/EPA Assessment Boards associated with the MSc Advanced Clinical Practice programme and confirming successful apprentices with award classifications as described in the relevant EPA Assessment Plan
i) complete Grading Decision Reports and Cohort Reports
j) contribute to external quality assurance (where appropriate)
k) submit conflict of interest declarations in line with the University’s EPA Conflicts of Interest Policy

You should have:

  • Current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council or Health and Care Professions Council
  • A minimum of 3 years working in an Advanced Clinical Practice field in an educational or clinical setting
  • Completed a minimum of a full masters degree in Advanced Clinical Practice or Advanced Practice
  • A minimum of 3 years in making assessment judgements at masters level
  • No involvement in the ACP apprenticeship development at the University of Hull

If you are interested in the above post, please send your expressions of interest by 12th June 2024 together with a full CV, in the first instance to:

Zach North
Head of School: Paramedical, Peri-Operative and Advanced Practice (Interim)
University of Hull