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External Examiner – Medical Education Practice (MEP) Programme

Opening Date:
24 May 2022
Closing Date:
10 Jun 2022
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The School of Medical and Health Sciences is seeking the appointment of an external examiner for the Medical Education Practice (MEP) Programme. The interprofessional School of Medical and Health Science has a focus on working with medical, health and care services to supporting innovation in health care. The School has and a world-leading profile in research, and in the recent REF 2021 Exercise, our research in Allied Health Professions, Dentistry, Nursing and Pharmacy was ranked 15th overall in the UK. Applications are invited from suitably qualified academic staff; applicants must be experienced in medical/health education, hold a HE teaching qualification and Advance HE Fellowship status (Principal or Senior Fellow). Experience of external examining would be an advantageous but is not essential. The School operates on-line submission processes, marking and feedback of assignments. Experience of Turnitin and Blackboard would be desirable, however training will be provided. The post will contribute to the quality and integrity of the programme through external moderation of assessments. The role requires review of the PGCert, completion of monitoring reports and attendance at the Board of Examiners. Further information regarding the role of the External Examiner at Bangor University can be found at https://www.bangor.ac.uk/quality/ext_exam.php.en The appointment will be with effect from September 2022 and will be for a full 4-year term. Full course details and documentation will be provided to the appointee and an induction day will be offered to be held at the University following appointment. Please submit expressions of interest and a CV to Dr Lynne Williams, lynne.williams@bangor.ac.uk

Tender Opportunity – Health and Community Services, Government of Jersey

Opening Date:
23 May 2022
Closing Date:
4 Jul 2022
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Applications are invited to tender for the provision of pre and post registration health and social care higher education for Health and Community Services (HCS), Government of Jersey. With an established higher education department, HCS wishes to partner with an HEI who is an experienced provider of pre and post registration health and social care education. We are an experienced team with excellent staff to student ratios, outstanding student achievement and an established network of practice learning opportunities for local and elective students. Further information and applications are via the portal; https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert?advertId=fcc95ec9-85da-ec11-8114-005056b64545

External Examiner for BSc (Hons)/MSc Health and Social Practice CPD Framework (Subject to Validation) and some Single Standalone Specialist CWD/CPD Modules

Opening Date:
20 May 2022
Closing Date:
17 Jun 2022
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The Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Health is seeking to appoint a Non-Lead External Examiner for their new BSc (Hons)/MSc Health and Social Practice CPD Framework (Subject to Validation) and some Single Standalone Specialist CWD/CPD Modules. The post holder will be the Non-Lead Examiner for the programme. This currently covers the following modules:
  • AC0786 / AC6662 Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for Long Term Conditions
  • AC0797 / AC6656 Enhancing the Care for People with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • AC6679 / AC0776 Management of Acute and Chronic Neurological Conditions
  • AC6694 History Taking and Clinical Skills for Mental Health
  • AC7075 / AC6718 Enhancing the Care for Frail Older People
  • WB0617 Academic Recognition for CPD (Burns)
  • WB0618 Academic Recognition for CPD (Plastics)
(With possible additional Modules to be added Post successful Validation of the new BSc (Hons)/MSc Health & Social Practice CPD/Programme Framework) The external examiner will be responsible for contributing to the quality assurance of these programmes. You will be involved in the approval of assessment tasks, moderation of student work, completion of an annual report and may be invited to attend examination boards. You may be asked to provide comments on proposed modifications and the development of new modules. Further information about the external examiner role can be found at https://www.northumbria.ac.uk/about-us/university-services/academic-registry/quality-and-teaching-excellence/assessment/guidance-for-external-examiners/ Applicants should hold appropriate professional registration and academic qualifications. It is preferable to have previous experience of external examining although support and guidance can be provided for those new to this role. Full course details and documentation will be provided to the appointee on appointment. The appointment will take effect from 1 August 2022 and will be for a 4-year term until 31 December 2026. If you are interested in applying or to request further information, please send a CV (max 4 pages) covering the points below to Daniel Monk, d.monk@northumbria.ac.uk
  • Your contact details – postal address, telephone, email address for correspondence.
  • Present post and employment history.
  • Qualifications and professional memberships.
  • External examiner experience within the past 5 years, including participation in recognised development programme/training.
  • Teaching experience and responsibilities within the past 5 years, e.g., subject/modules taught, module tutor role.
  • Quality assurance experience within the past 5 years: design/setting/internal moderation of assessments, Module Leader, Course/Programme Leader, approval/validation/review activity or panel membership (internal and external), collaborative/franchise partner activity, committee membership, any other quality assurance capacity.
  • Research and related scholarly activity or professional/consultancy within the past 5 years.
  • For degree / higher apprenticeship programmes – please ensure your relevant occupational experience and professional body registrations are evident.
  • A covering paragraph outlining your suitability, to include indication of any association between yourself and the Northumbria Department. Maximum 500 words, to be incorporated and not as a separate document.
The closing date is 17 June 2022.

External Examiner for BSc (Hons) Midwifery Studies

Opening Date:
20 May 2022
Closing Date:
17 Jun 2022
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The Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Health is seeking to appoint a Non-Lead External Examiner for their BSc (Hons) Midwifery Studies Programme. This covers the following modules:
  • MW0519 The Professional Midwife: Developing the Student and Scholar
  • MW0523 Developing Skilled Midwifery Practice
  • MW0631 The Professional Midwife: Consolidation as Student and Scholar
  • MW0633 Additional Midwifery care for Women and Families: Integration and Co-ordination
  • AC6698 Physical Assessment and Care of the Newborn
  • AC7034 Physical Assessment and Care of the Newborn
The Non-Lead External Examiner will be responsible for contributing to the quality assurance of these programmes. You will be involved in the approval of assessment tasks, moderation of student work, completion of an annual report and may be invited to attend examination boards. You may be asked to provide comments on proposed modifications and the development of new modules. Further information about the external examiner role can be found at https://www.northumbria.ac.uk/about-us/university-services/academic-registry/quality-and-teaching-excellence/assessment/guidance-for-external-examiners/ Applicants should hold an appropriate NMC Midwifery professional registration and academic qualifications. It is preferable to have previous experience of external examining although support and guidance can be provided for those new to this role. Full course details and documentation will be provided to the appointee on appointment. The appointment will take effect from 1 August 2022 and will be for a 4-year term until 31 December 2026. If you are interested in applying or to request further information, please send a CV (max 4 pages) covering the points below to Catherine Collins, catherine.h.collins@northumbria.ac.uk
  • Your contact details – postal address, telephone, email address for correspondence.
  • Present post and employment history.
  • Qualifications and professional memberships.
  • External examiner experience within the past 5 years, including participation in recognised development programme/training.
  • Teaching experience and responsibilities within the past 5 years, e.g., subject/modules taught, module tutor role.
  • Quality assurance experience within the past 5 years: design/setting/internal moderation of assessments, Module Leader, Course/Programme Leader, approval/validation/review activity or panel membership (internal and external), collaborative/franchise partner activity, committee membership, any other quality assurance capacity.
  • Research and related scholarly activity or professional/consultancy within the past 5 years.For degree / higher apprenticeship programmes – please ensure your relevant occupational experience and professional body registrations are evident.
  • A covering paragraph outlining your suitability, to include indication of any association between yourself and the Northumbria Department. Maximum 500 words, to be incorporated and not as a separate document.
The closing date is 17 June 2022.

External Examiner for Postgraduate Certificate/Advanced Diploma Positive Behavioural Support Programme

Opening Date:
20 May 2022
Closing Date:
17 Jun 2022
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The Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Health is seeking to appoint an External Examiner for the Postgraduate Certificate/Advanced Diploma Positive Behavioural Support Programme. The post holder will be the Lead Examiner for the programme. This covers the following modules:
  • AC6678 Level 6 / AC7000 Level 7: Principles in PBS (Sem 1, 20 credits)
  • AC6676 Level 6 / AC0798 Level 7: Applying PBS in Practice (Sem 1 20 credits)
  • AC6677 Level 6 / AC0799 Level 7: Leading PBS in Organisations (Sem 2, 20 credits)
The Lead External Examiner will be responsible for contributing to the quality assurance of this programme. You will be involved in the approval of assessment tasks, moderation of student work, completion of an annual report and may be invited to attend examination boards. You may be asked to provide comments on proposed modifications and the development of new modules. Further information about the external examiner role can be found at https://www.northumbria.ac.uk/about-us/university-services/academic-registry/quality-and-teaching-excellence/assessment/guidance-for-external-examiners/ Applicants should hold appropriate professional registration and academic qualifications. It is preferable to have previous experience of external examining although support and guidance can be provided for those new to this role. Full course details and documentation will be provided to the appointee on appointment. The appointment will take effect from 1 August 2022 and will be for a 4-year term until 31 December 2026. If you are interested in applying or to request further information, please send a CV (max 4 pages) covering the points below to Daniel Monk, d.monk@northumbria.ac.uk
  • Your contact details – postal address, telephone, email address for correspondence.
  • Present post and employment history.
  • Qualifications and professional memberships.
  • External examiner experience within the past 5 years, including participation in recognised development programme/training.
  • Teaching experience and responsibilities within the past 5 years, e.g., subject/modules taught, module tutor role.
  • Quality assurance experience within the past 5 years: design/setting/internal moderation of assessments, Module Leader, Course/Programme Leader, approval/validation/review activity or panel membership (internal and external), collaborative/franchise partner activity, committee membership, any other quality assurance capacity.
  • Research and related scholarly activity or professional/consultancy within the past 5 years.
  • For degree / higher apprenticeship programmes – please ensure your relevant occupational experience and professional body registrations are evident.
  • A covering paragraph outlining your suitability, to include indication of any association between yourself and the Northumbria Department. Maximum 500 words, to be incorporated and not as a separate document.
The closing date is 17 June 2022.

External Examiner for BSc (Hons) Nursing Science/Registered Nurse (Adult) Apprenticeship

Opening Date:
20 May 2022
Closing Date:
17 Jun 2022
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The Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Health is seeking to appoint a Non-Lead External Examiner for their BSc (Hons) Nursing Science/Registered Nurse (Adult) Apprenticeship Home and External Trust Partnership Programmes. The post holder will be the Non-Lead Examiner for the programme. This covers the following modules and will also include involvement in end point assessment (this will be clarified with the successful applicant):
  • AA5014 Perspectives of Complex Care in Adult Nursing
  • DA5021 Perspectives of Complex Care in Adult Nursing
  • NS0527 Practice Module 2: Developing Shared Decision Making
  • DA5019 Practice Module 2: Developing Shared Decision Making
  • AA6014 Transition to an Accountable Practitioner in Adult Nursing
  • DA6019 Transition to an Accountable Practitioner in Adult Nursing
  • NS0625 Nursing Skills 5: Leading and Improving Safety and Care Quality
  • DA6020 Nursing Skills 5: Leading and Improving Safety and Care Quality
The Non-Lead External Examiner will be responsible for contributing to the quality assurance of these programmes. You will be involved in the approval of assessment tasks, moderation of student work, completion of an annual report and may be invited to attend examination boards. You may be asked to provide comments on proposed modifications and the development of new modules. Further information about the external examiner role can be found at https://www.northumbria.ac.uk/about-us/university-services/academic-registry/quality-and-teaching-excellence/assessment/guidance-for-external-examiners/ Applicants should hold appropriate NMC professional registration and academic qualifications. It is preferable to have previous experience of external examining although support and guidance can be provided for those new to this role. Full course details and documentation will be provided to the appointee on appointment. The appointment will take effect from 1 August 2022 and will be for a 4-year term until 31 December 2026. If you are interested in applying or to request further information, please send a CV (max 4 pages) covering the points below to Julie Derbyshire, julie.derbyshire@northumbria.ac.uk
  • Your contact details – postal address, telephone, email address for correspondence.
  • Present post and employment history.
  • Qualifications and professional memberships.
  • External examiner experience within the past 5 years, including participation in recognised development programme/training.
  • Teaching experience and responsibilities within the past 5 years, e.g., subject/modules taught, module tutor role.
  • Quality assurance experience within the past 5 years: design/setting/internal moderation of assessments, Module Leader, Course/Programme Leader, approval/validation/review activity or panel membership (internal and external), collaborative/franchise partner activity, committee membership, any other quality assurance capacity.
  • Research and related scholarly activity or professional/consultancy within the past 5 years.
  • For degree / higher apprenticeship programmes – please ensure your relevant occupational experience and professional body registrations are evident.
  • A covering paragraph outlining your suitability, to include indication of any association between yourself and the Northumbria Department. Maximum 500 words, to be incorporated and not as a separate document.
The closing date is 17 June 2022.

External Examiner for BSc (Hons)/MSc Health and Social Practice CPD Framework (Subject to Validation) and PG Cert/Adv Dip Adult Critical Care Nursing

Opening Date:
20 May 2022
Closing Date:
17 Jun 2022
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The Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Health is seeking to appoint a Lead External Examiner for their new BSc (Hons)/MSc Health and Social Practice CPD Framework (Subject to Validation) and existing PG Certificate/Advanced Diploma in Adult Critical Care Nursing. The post holder will be the Lead Examiner for the programmes. This currently covers the following modules:
  • AC6692 Adult Critical Care Nursing Core Knowledge and Skills
  • AC7021 Adult Critical Care Nursing Core Knowledge and Skills
  • AC6693 Consolidation of Adult Critical Care Nursing Knowledge and Skills
  • AC7021 Consolidation of Adult Critical Care Nursing Knowledge and Skills
  • AC6717 Respiratory Disorders
  • AC6712 History Taking & Clinical Skills in Primary Care
  • AC7077 History Taking & Clinical Skills in Primary Care
  • AC6728 Health History & Physical Assessment
(With possible additional Modules to be added Post successful Validation of the new BSc (Hons)/MSc Health & Social Practice CPD/Programme Framework) The Lead External Examiner will be responsible for contributing to the quality assurance of these programmes. You will be involved in the approval of assessment tasks, moderation of student work, completion of an annual report and may be invited to attend examination boards. You may be asked to provide comments on proposed modifications and the development of new modules. Further information about the external examiner role can be found at https://www.northumbria.ac.uk/about-us/university-services/academic-registry/quality-and-teaching-excellence/assessment/guidance-for-external-examiners/ Applicants should hold appropriate professional registration and academic qualifications. It is preferable to have previous experience of external examining although support and guidance can be provided for those new to this role. Full course details and documentation will be provided to the appointee on appointment. The appointment will take effect from 1 August 2022 and will be for a 4-year term until 31 December 2026. If you are interested in applying or to request further information, please send a CV (max 4 pages) covering the points below to Daniel Monk, d.monk@northumbria.ac.uk
  • Your contact details – postal address, telephone, email address for correspondence.
  • Present post and employment history.
  • Qualifications and professional memberships.
  • External examiner experience within the past 5 years, including participation in recognised development programme/training.
  • Teaching experience and responsibilities within the past 5 years, e.g., subject/modules taught, module tutor role.
  • Quality assurance experience within the past 5 years: design/setting/internal moderation of assessments, Module Leader, Course/Programme Leader, approval/validation/review activity or panel membership (internal and external), collaborative/franchise partner activity, committee membership, any other quality assurance capacity.
  • Research and related scholarly activity or professional/consultancy within the past 5 years.
  • For degree / higher apprenticeship programmes – please ensure your relevant occupational experience and professional body registrations are evident.
  • A covering paragraph outlining your suitability, to include indication of any association between yourself and the Northumbria Department. Maximum 500 words, to be incorporated and not as a separate document.
The closing date is 17 June 2022.

External Examiner – Non-Medical Prescribing (V300) and Community Practitioner Nurse Prescribing

Opening Date:
20 May 2022
Closing Date:
17 Jun 2022
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The Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Health is seeking to appoint a Non-Lead External Examiner for their Non-Medical Prescribing (V300) and Community Practitioner Nurse Prescribing (V100/V150) provision. These standalone modules are taught across Level 6 and 7, with some embedded into specialist programmes of study (e.g., Higher Apprenticeship in Specialist Community Public Health Nursing with MSc Option Programme, Higher Apprenticeship in Specialist Practice District Nursing (SPDN) with MSc Option Programme, and MSc Advanced Clinical Practitioner Degree Apprenticeship Programme Pathways. As such you would be responsible for the prescribing modules only but may feed into additional programme boards. This covers the following modules:
  • AC7065 Community Practitioner Nurse Prescribing (V100)
  • AC6709/AC7067 Community Practitioner Nurse Prescribing (V150)
  • AC6710/AC7066 Non-Medical Prescribing (V300)
  • Plus 2 new modules currently undergoing validation/approval.
The Non-Lead External Examiner will be responsible for contributing to the quality assurance of these programmes. You will be involved in the approval of assessment tasks, moderation of student work, completion of an annual report and may be invited to attend examination boards. You may be asked to provide comments on proposed modifications and the development of new modules. Further information about the external examiner role can be found at https://www.northumbria.ac.uk/about-us/university-services/academic-registry/quality-and-teaching-excellence/assessment/guidance-for-external-examiners/ Applicants should hold the V300 Prescribing Qualification, professional registration with the Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC) and appropriate academic qualifications. It is preferable to have previous experience of external examining although support and guidance can be provided for those new to this role. Full course details and documentation will be provided to the appointee on appointment. The appointment will take effect from 1 August 2022 until 31 December 2026 and will be for a 4-year term. If you are interested in applying or to request further information, please send a CV (max 4 pages) covering the points below to Dr Claire Pryor via claire.pryor@northumbria.ac.uk
  • Your contact details – postal address, telephone, email address for correspondence.
  • Present post and employment history.
  • Qualifications and professional memberships.
  • External examiner experience within the past 5 years, including participation in recognised development programme/training.
  • Teaching experience and responsibilities within the past 5 years, e.g., subject/modules taught, module tutor role.
  • Quality assurance experience within the past 5 years: design/setting/internal moderation of assessments, Module Leader, Course/Programme Leader, approval/validation/review activity or panel membership (internal and external), collaborative/franchise partner activity, committee membership, any other quality assurance capacity.
  • Research and related scholarly activity or professional/consultancy within the past 5 years.
  • For degree / higher apprenticeship programmes – please ensure your relevant occupational experience and professional body registrations are evident.
  • A covering paragraph outlining your suitability, to include indication of any association between yourself and the Northumbria Department. Maximum 500 words, to be incorporated and not as a separate document.

External Examiner for the FdA in Professional Practice in Health and Social Care

Opening Date:
19 May 2022
Closing Date:
20 Jun 2022
Salary Range:
The College of Nursing, Midwifery and Healthcare is urgently seeking to appoint an external examiner for the newly validated Foundation Degree in Professional Practice in Health and Social Care. This course is delivered by two partner Colleges. Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced lecturers in nursing, healthcare or social care. All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. The post would start in September 2022. Tenure will normally be for a period of four years. The assessment boards are all held on our Brentford campus. You will be joining a team of external examiners. As an External Examiner you will be expected to:
  • Be employed in Higher Education
  • Scrutinize samples of examination/essay scripts and other assessed materials, advising module assessment boards on the content and standard of assessments
  • Attend a minimum of 2 assessment boards a year
  • Attend the annual Field Reviews
  • Advise on academic misconduct and appeal cases
  • Submit an annual report to the University Quality Boards
If you have not been an external examiner before, a mentor would be appointed for you. You would be part of a team of external examiners for the Pre-registration nursing and healthcare courses here at the University. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions. If you are interested in the above post please send your expressions of interest, together with a full CV, by the 20 June 2022, in the first instance to: Laila Paulsen, Senior Lecturer/ Quality Lead for Apprenticeships/ APLT College of Nursing, Midwifery and Healthcare University of West London laila.paulsen@uwl.ac.uk 0208 209 4118

External Examiner BMidwifery Course – University of West London

Opening Date:
19 May 2022
Closing Date:
12 Jun 2022
Salary Range:
The College of Nursing, Midwifery and Healthcare is seeking to appoint an on course external examiner for the BMidwifery (Hons) 3 year course approved against the NMC 2019 Standards for pre-registration midwifery programmes, and includes a Midwife Degree Apprentice pathway. Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced lecturers in midwifery. Registration with a relevant professional body is essential. All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. The post would start in September 2022. Tenure will normally be for a period of four years. There are intakes across the two campuses (Brentford and Reading). The assessment boards are all held on our Brentford campus (currently conducted online) and you will be joining a team of external examiners. As an External Examiner you will be expected to:
  • Be employed in Higher Education
  • Scrutinize samples of examination/essay scripts and other assessed materials, advising module assessment boards on the content and standard of assessments
  • Attend a minimum of 2 assessment boards a year (currently online)
  • Undertake an annual visit to practice, to meet with students, supervisors, and assessors
  • Review new modules in preparation for validation events
  • Advise on academic misconduct and appeal cases
  • Submit an annual report to the University Quality Boards
If you have not been an external examiner before, a mentor would be appointed for you. You would be part of a team of external examiners for the Pre-registration midwifery, nursing and healthcare courses here at the University. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions. If you are interested in the above post please send your expressions of interest, together with a full CV, by 12 June 2022 in the first instance to: Andrea Aras-Payne Lead Midwife for Education College of Nursing, Midwifery and Healthcare University of West London andrea.aras-payne@uwl.ac.uk 0208 209 4081