Competitive salary of £200 annual annual fee, plus £6 for each student completer
The School of Health Sciences, within the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at the University
of Nottingham is seeking to appoint an External Examiner for our non medical prescribing courses.
These are level 3 and 4 course for Independent and Supplementary Prescribing for Nurses and Midwives, Independent and Supplementary Prescribing for the Allied Health Professions and Supplementary Prescribing for Dietitians.
1. Details about the programme:
Further details about the courses can be found on our website at:
2. External examiner responsibilities, regulations and requirements:
External examiner responsibilities include external moderation of assessments, completion of an annual monitoring report and attendance at Examination boards (at least one per year). The School uses an electronic marking system. External examiners are required to make use of the system during the external moderation process.
A full list of responsibilities for external examiners can be found in section 2 & 9 of the University’s Quality Manual at: https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/qualitymanual/governance/appointment-responsibilities-external-examiners-for-taught-programmes.aspx
b) Criteria and restrictions for the appointment of external examiners:
Criteria for the appointment of external examiners can be found in section 4 and Restrictions on the appointment of external examiners can be found within section 6, of the University’s Quality Manual at: https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/qualitymanual/governance/appointment-responsibilities-external-examiners-for-taught-programmes.aspx
All appointments are subject to candidate(s) meeting the University’s criteria for appointment.
Applicants should the hold appropriate academic qualifications to at least the level of the qualification being externally examined. Preference is given to applicants holding a non-medical prescribing qualification. ;
Please be aware that the Nurse and Midwifery Council (NMC) requires external examiners for nursing and midwifery programmes to possess current registration on the appropriate part of the NMC, HCPC or GPhC register.
It is preferable to have previous experience of external examining although support and guidance can be supplied for those new to this role.
The appointment will start from September 2023 and will be for a period of four years.
3. How to apply:
Interested individuals should send their expressions of interest together with a full curriculum vitae including your NMC, HCPC or GPhC registration number, name as it appears on the professional register, details of your research, publications, teaching and external examining, along with any other relevant information to: HS-Ext-Examiners@exmail.nottingham.ac.uk
4. For queries about the role, contact:
Dr Dianne Bowskill, Associate Professor of Prescribing Education and Lead for Non Medical Prescribing.