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External Examiner – MSc Psychotherapy programmes under collaborative arrangements

Opening Date:
1 Oct 2021
Closing Date:
30 Sep 2025
Salary Range:
The University of Northampton is looking for an External Examiner for the following programmes, as part of our collaborative arrangement with Dublin Counselling and Therapy Centre (DCTC) We are looking for someone:
  • who is suitably qualified with expertise in the above areas, ideally a Programme Leader or Senior Lecturer on similar programmes;
  • previous experience as an external examiner is strongly preferred
The appointment will be for the four academic years 2021 to 2025, from 1 October 2021 Please note that we cannot currently accept applications from staff at the following institutions: Arden University Bath Centre for Psychology Coventry University Glasgow Caledonian University Bangor University UCLAN Leeds Beckett Nottingham Trent University Open University University College of London University of Derby University of Sunderland University of Surrey Closing date: 26 April 2021 If you are interested in applying for this role (or to request further information), please send a recent CV to Dr Kimberley Hill, Psychology Deputy Subject Lead: Kimberley.Hill@Northampton.ac.uk

External Examiner – MSc Counselling with Children and Young People (CCYP)

Opening Date:
1 Oct 2021
Closing Date:
30 Sep 2025
Salary Range:
The University of Northampton is looking for an External Examiner for MSc Counselling with Children and Young People (CCYP): https://www.northampton.ac.uk/caf/pgmsaward/counselling-children-and-young-people-msc.htm This is a professional qualification which follows BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy) professional requirements, as well as Level 7 Learning Outcomes for timetabled tutorials and work-based learning. The course involves six modules, 4 focusing on clinical aspects and 2 on research methods. PSYM111, PSYM062, PSYM066 and PSYM067 are our clinical modules, all focusing on different aspects of the counselling work with children and young people, and are specific to this program. PSYM085 and PSYM086 are our research methods modules and are shared with other Masters programs in the counselling and mental health subject area. We are looking for someone:
  • who is suitably qualified with expertise in the above areas, ideally a Programme Leader or Senior Lecturer on similar programmes;
  • previous experience as an external examiner is strongly preferred
The appointment will be for the four academic years 2021 to 2025, from 1 October 2021 Please note that we cannot currently accept applications from staff at the following institutions: Arden University Bath Centre for Psychology Coventry University Glasgow Caledonian University Bangor University UCLAN Leeds Beckett Nottingham Trent University Open University University College of London University of Derby University of Sunderland University of Surrey Closing date: 26 April 2021 If you are interested in applying for this role (or to request further information), please send a recent CV to Dr Kimberley Hill, Psychology Deputy Subject Lead: Kimberley.Hill@Northampton.ac.uk

External Examiner – End Point Assessment (EPA) FdSc Nursing Associate (Apprenticeship) programme

Opening Date:
20 Sep 2021
Closing Date:
29 Oct 2021
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The Leicester School of Nursing and Midwifery, within the Faculty of Health Sciences at De Montfort University (DMU), Leicester, is seeking to appoint an End Point Assessment (EPA) External Examiner for our FdSc Nursing Associate (Apprenticeship) programme. Appointment The duration of an External Examiner’s appointment will normally be for four years, with the possibility of an additional extension of one year to ensure continuity. All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. Responsibilities Carrying out the EPA as set out in the Assessment Plan for the Apprenticeship Standard, including:
  • Review and confirm all evidence for the EPA is in place;
  • Confirm the independence and impartiality of the process;
  • Confirm the maintenance of nationally comparable standards across AEIs;
  • Attend the EPA Assessment Board associated with the FdSc Nursing Associate Nursing Associate (apprenticeship) programme;
  • Signing off an Assessment Board matrix according to DMU Academic Regulations;
  • Provide detailed and appropriate feedback to support the EPA processes;
  • Contribute to external quality assurance activity/audit;
  • Hold discussions with academic and administrative teams and students;
  • Submit a formal report as required by DMU.
Criteria The role requires:
  • Knowledge and understanding of the standard and assessment plan;
  • Knowledge and understanding of UK sector agreed reference points for the maintenance of academic standards and assurance and enhancement of quality;
  • Level 1 Nurse Registration with the NMC;
  • Familiarity with the EPA performance expected of apprentices to achieve the award being assessed;
  • Comply to the requirements of the EPAO (NMC AEI);
  • Knowledge to undertake EPA activities with integrity and impartiality to offer a fair, reliable and consistent assessment experience for all apprentices;
  • Be independent of the apprentice, the EPAO (NMC AEI) or employing organisation who are involved in delivering the apprenticeship.
In addition, all External Examiners at DMU are required to demonstrate they:
  • Have relevant academic and/or professional qualifications to at least the level of the qualification being externally examined.
  • Candidates will have experience in teaching and examining at a UK HE institution, have a good understanding of quality assurance, and have specific subject knowledge in relation to the educational preparation of future Nurse Associates. Previous experience as an External Examiner is preferred.
The appointment will be from January 2022. Further details about the programme can be found at: https://www.dmu.ac.uk/study/courses/undergraduate-courses/nursing-associate-programme/nursing-associate-programme.aspx How to apply Interested individuals should send their expressions of interest together with a full Curriculum Vitae including your NMC registration number, name as it appears on the professional register, details of teaching and external examining experience, along with any other relevant information to: Amanda Whateley, Co-Programme Lead and Senior Lecturer Email: amanda.whateley@dmu.ac.uk Tel: 0116 366 4459

External Examiner – MNurse Programme

Opening Date:
15 Sep 2021
Closing Date:
1 Oct 2021
Salary Range:
The Faculty of Health Studies is seeking to appoint an external examiner for our new MNurse programme. This is an integrated Masters programme with dual qualification in either Adult and Mental Health Nursing or Child and Mental Health Nursing. This new and innovative programme enables students to develop specialist knowledge and skills in two fields of nursing so that they will be prepared for a career which combines skills from both areas. Key information:
  • The programme currently aims to recruit 50-60 students annually.
  • The tenure of the appointment is for a four-year period commencing in September 2021.
  • All appointments are subject to approval by the University’s appointment committee.
  • All applicants must be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
  • Teaching is shared across the first 3 years with the BSc Nursing programme which has its own external examiners.
An overview of your role and responsibilities includes:
  • A sample range of assessed work at level 4,5,6,7 will be reviewed and ratified.
  • The opportunity to review practice will also be provided
  • Confirming the comparability of standards of student performance at University of Bradford with those of similar modules at other UK Institutions of Higher Education
  • Confirming that the assessment process in its entirety is sound, and has been fairly conducted with full regard to justice to students
  • Reporting and advising on the above by means of approving coursework and examination papers and providing an annual report to the University.
The appointee will be required to moderate a sample of work and you will also be required to produce an annual report and attend Boards of Examiners as appropriate. The university operates a two-tier examination board system comprising of module assessment committees and boards of examiners. All external examiners are members of the faculty’s academic committees and have the right to be present at all meetings. External examiners with programme responsibilities are required to be present at the relevant meetings for the programme he/she is responsible for. You should not hold more than one other UK Higher Education External Examiner post at the start of the contract and be qualified to at least the level of the programme to be examined. You should have appropriate expertise/experience in Nursing practice and education to master’s level in order to be able to undertake a role in the assurance of academic standards in higher education. Ideally you will hold dual registration with the NMC as Children’s & Mental Health nurse or a Adult and Mental Health nurse. For further details or an informal discussion please contact Sarah Knott, Programme Lead, on 01274 236595 or via email s.k.a.knott@bradford.ac.uk. Course information can be found at: https://www.bradford.ac.uk/courses/ug/m-nurse-child-mental-health/ Interested individuals should submit a CV in the first instance to externalexaminers@bradford.ac.uk no later than Friday 1st October 2021.

External Examiner – MSc Advanced Clinical Practice (Midwifery) Degree Apprenticeship route

Opening Date:
15 Sep 2021
Closing Date:
1 Oct 2021
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We are seeking to appoint an external examiner for The MSc in Advanced Practice (Midwifery) Degree Apprenticeship. The external examiner would need experience of teaching and assessing at Masters level and be an NMC registered midwife. Previous external examiner experience is desirable although we would welcome expressions of interest from those new to this role. The appointment will be from October 2021 for four years and the commitment required is as follows:
  • To review a range of coursework throughout the year.
  • To attend board of examiners meetings for the programme during the year and submit an annual external examiner report.
  • To engage in communication with the programme team.
  • To carry out at least one virtual or face to face meeting with students
All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the university’s criteria for appointment. Fees and expenses are payable in line with the university policy. If you would like to be considered for this role, please submit a CV and for further information about the role, email Clare Maxwell c.maxwell@ljmu.ac.uk

External Examiners – Paramedic Degree Apprenticeship Programme

Opening Date:
14 Sep 2021
Closing Date:
8 Oct 2021
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The University of Cumbria is seeking to appoint External Examiners for Paramedic Degree Apprenticeship Programme. Please contact Gemma Howlett Principal Lecturer for further information. You will work within a small team of external examiners. Registered Paramedics and academics involved in HCPC provision are invited to apply. Ideally interested applicants should have experience of external examining in at least one other Higher Education Institution but this is not compulsory. Please note that we are unable to accept applications from you if:-
  • You are a current external examiner within the University of Cumbria or have been in the previous four years if you have served a four year term with us previously;
  • You are currently professionally involved with members of the programme team;
  • You have been employed within the previous five years by the University or at one of its associate institutions.
  • Must have a professional registration (HCPC/ NMC).
Information on the external examining role at the University of Cumbria is available via the following link: https://www.cumbria.ac.uk/AboutUs/Services/AQD/ExtExaminers.aspx If you are interested, or you would like any more information please apply by sending your CV to Gemma Howlett - gemma.howlett@cumbria.ac.uk by 8th October 2021.

External Examiner – Occupational Therapy Bachelor of Science with Honours

Opening Date:
13 Sep 2021
Closing Date:
22 Oct 2021
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The School of Allied Health and Community at the University of Worcester is seeking an experienced External Examiner for our BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy course. Please see the following link for the full BSc (Hons) Programme Specification https://www2.worc.ac.uk/aqu/documents/BSc_Occupational_Therapy_2020-21.pdf 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 programmes
  • 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 (June)
  • agreement to programme modifications
Ideal applicants should possess the following:
  • Current registration with Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and be members of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists (RCOT)
  • Relevant experience to maintain comparable quality standards
The appointment will start with immediate effect with a duration of four years. Successful applicants will be invited to the university’s External Examiner induction day, which will be held in January 2022. Applications for the post should be made by a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and appropriate covering letter and sent to Dr Alison Blank, Course Lead for BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy at: a.blank@worc.ac.uk

End Point Assessment (EPA) Assessor – Nursing Associate Apprenticeship and Registered Nurse Degree Apprenticeship

Opening Date:
13 Sep 2021
Closing Date:
22 Sep 2021
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The Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Hull are looking forward to working with a new EPA Assessor for our Nursing and Associate Apprenticeship and Registered Nurse Degree Apprenticeships. This appointment reflects recent changes in policy related to the end-point assessment for certain Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) programmes, allowing Universities that have successfully applied to the Register of End Point Assessment Organisations (EPAO) to conduct end-point assessments (EPA) linked to programme board processes. The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IfATE) have amended the EPA for the NMC regulated courses below from non-integrated to fully integrated apprenticeships:
  • Nursing Associate Apprenticeship (HEE and NMC 2018 Curriculum)
  • Registered Nurse Degree Apprenticeship (NMC 2010)
  • Registered Nurse Degree Apprenticeship (NMC 2018)
Responsibilities:
  • Deliver the EPA requirements as set out in the Assessment Plan for the Apprenticeship Standard, including:
  • Reviewing and confirming evidence regarding EPA criteria and guidance
  • Providing detailed, appropriate feedback to support EPA processes
  • Confirming independence and impartiality of the process
  • Confirming maintenance of nationally comparable standards across HE institutions
  • Attending Programme Boards and leading the subsequent EPA Assessment Boards associated with the listed programmes(s) and confirming successful apprentices with award classifications as described in the relevant EPA Assessment Plan
  • Completing Grading Decision Reports and Cohort Reports
  • Contributing to external quality assurance where appropriate
  • Submitting conflict of interest declarations in line with the University’s EPA Conflicts of Interest Policy
The role requires:
  • Knowledge and understanding of the standard and assessment plan
  • Knowledge and understanding of UK sector agreed reference points to maintain academic standards and assurance of quality
  • Active NMC registration as either a Registered Nurse or, for the Nursing Associate programme, as a Nursing Associate.
  • Familiarity with EPA performance criteria
  • Compliance with EPAO (NMC Approved Education Institution) requirements
  • Knowledge to undertake EPA activities with integrity and impartiality, offering fair, reliable and consistent assessment
  • EPA Assessors to be independent of the apprentice, EPAO or employing organisation who are involved in delivering the apprenticeship
This EPA Assessor appointment relates to apprentices completing programmes and requiring EPA in 2021/22 in the first instance. Appointment is subject to meeting the University’s criteria for the appointment of EPA Assessors. To apply for this post please send a covering letter and copy of your CV to Vicky Hewson (Head of Department, Nursing), V.Hewson@hull.ac.uk If you would like to discuss this post, please contact Vicky Hewson (Head of Department, Nursing), V.Hewson@hull.ac.uk

External Examiner – BSc(Hons) Health Studies

Opening Date:
13 Sep 2021
Closing Date:
29 Oct 2021
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We are seeking a new external examiner for the BSc (Hons) Health Studies (top-up) degree course to commence in September 2022. The University of Brighton offers extensive support for external examiners and holds workshops annually, with additional support provided by the course leader. The University normally expects external examiners to attend a minimum of one examination board per year. Applicants are advised that the University applies the following criteria to external examiners:
  • The area of expertise of external examiners is within the area of examinations undertaken;
  • Applicants should have recently been employed (or are still employed) within a university appointment;
  • He/she must not have been a University of Brighton examiner within the last five years;
  • He/she will ideally have a qualification registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council and internal and external examining experience
One External Examiner is required for the BSc (Hons) Health Studies (top-up) course, including the following modules shared with other degree courses:
  • Health Law & Ethics modules (level 6)
  • Health Promotion module (level 6)
  • Leadership and Managing in Care Organisations module (level 6)
  • Dissertation for Health Studies module (level 6)
Commencement date: September 2022 for a period of 4 years For an informal discussion, please contact: Please forward your curriculum vitae to Nicky Pont N.Pont@brighton.ac.uk with the title of the course in the subject line. Following the closing date, expressions of interest will be considered and you will be informed of whether you have been nominated by 26th November 2021. Further information may be found on the University website at https://www.brighton.ac.uk/courses/study/health-studies-bsc-hons-top-up-degree.aspx

External Examiner – MPhysiotherapy (Sport and Exercise Medicine)

Opening Date:
13 Sep 2021
Closing Date:
30 Sep 2021
Salary Range:
The School of Allied Health and Midwifery at the University of Bradford is looking for a dedicated individual to undertake the role of external examiner for our MPhysiotherapy (Sport & Exercise Medicine) 4-year integrated Masters programme to commence in September 2021. The programme currently aims to recruit around 35 students annually. Some teaching across all 4 years is shared with BSc Hons. Physiotherapy programme which has its own External Examiner. A sample range of assessed work at levels 4, 5, 6 and 7 will be required to be reviewed and ratified. Opportunity to review practice will also be provided. The tenure of the appointment is for a four-year period commencing in September 2021. All appointments are subject to approval by the University’s appointment committee. All applicants must be a HCPC Registered Physiotherapist. An overview of your role and responsibilities includes:
  • Confirming the comparability of standards of student performance at University of Bradford with those of similar modules at other UK Institutions of Higher Education;
  • Confirming that the assessment process in its entirety is sound and has been fairly conducted with full regard to justice to students;
  • Reporting and advising on the above by means of approving coursework and examination papers and providing an annual report to the University.
The appointee will be required to moderate a sample of work and you will also be required to produce an annual report and attend Boards of Examiners as appropriate. You should have appropriate expertise/experience in the areas of the Physiotherapy Practice and Education to be able to undertake a role in the assurance of academic standards in Higher Education and should be aware of modern developments in the design and delivery of the flexible curriculum. You should not hold more than one other UK Higher Education External Examiner post at the start of the contract and be qualified to at least the level of the programme to be examined. Further information about the programme can be found at: https://www.bradford.ac.uk/courses/ug/sport-and-exercise-medicine-mphysiotherapy/ For Further information about the role please Jennifer Bromley, Physiotherapy Programme Lead, on 01274 232535, or via email J.F.Bromley@bradford.ac.uk Interested individuals should submit a CV in the first instance to Laura Baxter externalexaminers@bradford.ac.uk by Thursday 30th September 2021.