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External Examiner(s) – Preparation of the Professional Midwifery / Nurse Advocate

Opening Date:
1 Dec 2021
Closing Date:
31 Jan 2022
Salary Range:
The postgraduate programme, in the Division of Nursing and Midwifery, Health Sciences School, University of Sheffield, is seeking to appoint external examiners for the following courses: Preparation of the Professional Midwifery / Nurse Advocate programme Applicants having the relevant clinical and educational experience in the above speciality will be considered. Qualification as a Professional Midwifery / Nurse Advocate desirable but a working knowledge of the role and AEQUIP models is essential. Whilst external examiner experience is desirable, we will also welcome applications and expression of interest from individuals new to the role. The postgraduate courses is part-time over a period of 10 weeks with 3-4 cohorts each year. Full course details will be provided to the appointee. Board of Examiners meeting are currently held virtually. The successful applicant would be appointed from September 2022 for a term of 4 years. Successful candidates will be expected to:
  • Comment on/contribute to programme development
  • Review, approve and provide feedback on student assessment procedures and QA
  • Attend relevant examinations boards/Boards of Study
  • Provide an annual report
If you would like to discuss specific information relating to the above programmes, please contact the programme lead Rachel Jokhi on email: rachel.jokhi@sheffield.ac.uk Applications: if interested in the above position, kindly send a copy of your CV to Mrs Tracey Pacan, t.m.pacan@sheffield.ac.uk

External Examiner(s) – MMedSci Advanced Clinical Practice

Opening Date:
1 Dec 2021
Closing Date:
31 Jan 2022
Salary Range:
The postgraduate Advanced clinical practice programme, in the Division of Nursing and Midwifery, Health Sciences School, University of Sheffield, is seeking to appoint external examiners for the following courses:
  • MMedSci Advanced Neonatal Clinical Practice (Apprenticeship) and (Non-apprenticeship)
  • MMedSci Advanced Paediatric Clinical Practice (Apprenticeship) and (Non-apprenticeship)
Applicants having the relevant clinical and educational experience in either one or both the above specialities will be considered. Whilst external examiner experience is desirable, we will also welcome applications and expression of interest from individuals new to the role. Both postgraduate courses are part-time over a period of 3 academic years. Full course details will be provided to the appointee. Board of Examiners meeting are currently held virtually. The successful applicant would be appointed from september 2022 for a term of 4 years and would be joining other external examiners for the Advanced clinical practice programme. Successful candidates will be expected to:
  • Comment on/contribute to programme development
  • Review, approve and provide feedback on student assessment procedures and QA
  • Attend relevant examinations boards/Boards of Study
  • Provide an annual report
If you would like to discuss specific information relating to the above programmes, please contact the programme lead Dr Daniella Spiteri Cornish on email: D.Spitericornish@sheffield.ac.uk Applications: if interested in the above position, kindly send a copy of your CV to Mrs Tracey Pacan, t.m.pacan@sheffield.ac.uk

External Examiner – BMedSci Pre-Registration Nursing (Adult)

Opening Date:
1 Dec 2021
Closing Date:
31 Jan 2022
Salary Range:
The Division of Nursing and Midwifery, Health Sciences School is seeking to appoint an external examiner to oversee:
  • BMedSci Pre-Registration Nursing (Adult)
The appointment would be for a period of four years from September 2022 and examiners would be expected to:
  • Review and approve examination papers
  • Review and comment on QA procedures relating to the internal assessment of student work.
  • Attend relevant examinations boards
  • Comment on/contribute to programme development
  • Write a yearly report
As this is a professionally accredited programme all work at level 1 will also require scrutiny. All students are assessed in practice using the NMC Standards for Education (2018) and complete a range of assessments throughout the programme as well as meeting proficiencies in practice. In addition to the review of theoretical assessments external examiners will be expected to engage with the assessment of practice, review RPEL documents for applicants accepted onto the programme. Please be aware that some of the dates on the assessment calendars are short turnarounds. For further information please contact Andrea Fox, Programme Leader at andrea.fox@sheffield.ac.uk Expressions of interest and CV should be sent to Mrs Tracey Pacan (Assessments Team Leader) at t.m.pacan@sheffield.ac.uk

External Examiner – Trainee Nursing Associates (Apprenticeship route)

Opening Date:
1 Dec 2021
Closing Date:
31 Jan 2022
Salary Range:
The undergraduate Trainee Nurse Associate programme, in the Division of Nursing and Midwifery, Health Sciences School, University of Sheffield, is seeking to appoint external examiners for the following course:
  • Trainee Nursing Associates (Apprenticeship route)
Applicants having the relevant clinical and educational experience. Applicants must be a registrant with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. Whilst external examiner experience is desirable, we will also welcome applications and expression of interest from individuals new to the role. The Trainee Nurse Associate course is a full time foundation degree course with 80% time in practice and 20% in university. Year 1 is marked at academic level 4 and Year 2 is marked at academic level 5. Full course details will be provided to the appointee. Board of Examiners meetings are currently held virtually. The successful applicant would be appointed from September 2022 for a term of 4 years. Successful candidates will be expected to:
  • Comment on/contribute to programme development
  • Review, approve and provide feedback on student assessment procedures and QA.
  • Attend relevant examinations boards/Boards of Study
  • Provide an annual report
  • It is a mandatory requirement to attend Exam Board when a Trainee Nurse Associate Apprentice/s are going through the gateway.
If you would like to discuss specific information relating to the above programmes, please contact the programme lead Louise Lancaster, l.g.lancaster@sheffield.ac.uk and Director of Apprenticeships Lynne E Firth, lynne.firth@sheffield.ac.uk Applications: if interested in the above position, kindly send a copy of your CV to Mrs Tracey Pacan, t.m.pacan@sheffield.ac.uk

External Examiner(s) – Independent/Supplementary Prescribing for Nurses, Midwives & Community Public Health (V300) – NMC registrants. Level 7

Opening Date:
1 Dec 2021
Closing Date:
31 Jan 2022
Salary Range:
The postgraduate programme, in the Division of Nursing and Midwifery, Health Sciences School, University of Sheffield, is seeking to appoint external examiners for the following courses:
  • Independent/Supplementary Prescribing for Nurses, Midwives & Community Public Health (V300) Level 7
Applicants having the relevant clinical and educational experience in the above speciality will be considered. Qualification as an Independent V300 non-medical prescriber and registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) is essential. Whilst external examiner experience is desirable, we will also welcome applications and expression of interest from individuals new to the role. The postgraduate course is part-time over a period of 22 weeks with 2 cohorts offered each year. Full course details will be provided to the appointee. Board of Examiners meeting are currently held virtually. The successful applicant would be appointed from September 2022 for a term of 4 years. Successful candidates will be expected to:
  • Comment on/contribute to programme development
  • Review, approve and provide feedback on student assessment procedures and QA
  • Attend relevant examinations boards/Boards of Study
  • Provide an annual report
If you would like to discuss specific information relating to the above programme, please contact the programme lead Rachel Jokhi on email: rachel.jokhi@sheffield.ac.uk. Applications: if interested in the above position, kindly send a copy of your CV to Mrs Tracey Pacan, t.m.pacan@sheffield.ac.uk

External Examiner – BN (Hons) Adult Nursing 3 year programme and part-time route BN (Hons) Adult Nursing

Opening Date:
30 Nov 2021
Closing Date:
17 Dec 2021
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School of Medical and Health Sciences, Bangor University Bangor, Gwynedd, North Wales BN (Hons) Adult Nursing 3 year programme and part-time route BN (Hons) Adult Nursing The School of Medical and Health Sciences is seeking the appointment of an external examiner for the Bachelor of Nursing (Hons) Adult Nursing Field 3 year programme and part-time programme. The School of Medical and Health Sciences is based on two sites in North Wales. It has a focus on working with professionals and health services and supporting innovation in health care. The school has a world-leading profile in research in healthcare improvement. Applications are invited from suitably qualified academic staff; applicants must hold current NMC registration in the adult field and hold a recorded teaching qualification with the NMC. Experience of external examining would be an advantage, but is not essential. The School operates on-line submission, 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 reviewing of both inter-professional and Adult field modules, 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 Adult Programme Lead Joanne Jones, jo.jones@bangor.ac.uk

External Examiner – Healthcare Practice Foundation Degree FdSc 2 year Apprenticeship

Opening Date:
29 Nov 2021
Closing Date:
13 Dec 2021
Salary Range:
The University of Bedfordshire, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences is seeking to appoint an external examiners to their Healthcare Practice foundation degree an FdSc 2 year (Apprenticeship) course for Assistant Practitioners. This is a full-time apprenticeship course which extends over a period of 2 academic years (FdSc). The course adopts a work-integrated approach to learning which facilitates the application of theoretical learning within the workplace. Learners from a number of local NHS Trusts attend university and engage in work-based learning activities in a healthcare practice setting. We are keen to recruit academics who have Allied Health Practitioner (AHP) related experience since this Assistant Practitioner program is for NHS workers in AHP related roles. Whilst external examiner experience is desirable, we also welcome expressions of interest from individuals new to this role. The successful candidates will be offered an induction programme and will be supported throughout the duration of their tenure. You will be invited to attend our academic examination boards throughout the year. These are held on campus or virtually. You will also be invited to observe practical assessments (where relevant) and visit students within practice areas. The specific remit includes review of units at academic level 4-5 contributing to the above foundation degree award. The term of office for the successful candidate will be for a period of 4 years from December 2021. Please note that all External Examiner appointments are subject to approval by the University’s External Examiner Committee. For further information please contact Dr John McCarthy, Head of School, Email: john.mccarthy@beds.ac.uk, 07702 011901.

External Examiner Urgently Required – BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing

Opening Date:
29 Nov 2021
Closing Date:
17 Dec 2021
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The Department of Nursing Science at Bournemouth University is seeking to appoint an experienced and suitably qualified academic with NMC registration to act as an External Examiner for our pre-registration BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing programme. The programme spans across two campuses and four key practice localities with just under 900 adult nursing students. The post is available with immediate effect and for a period of four years, subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. Successful candidates will work with our existing External Examiners to review a number of academic and practice units within the pre-registration BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing programme, mainly at levels 5 and 6. Key duties include:
  • Reviewing and approving examination papers and assignment briefs that contribute to a student’s final award
  • Moderation of summatively assessed coursework and examination scripts
  • Attendance at assessment boards (usually July and September each year)
  • Completion of an annual report
  • Working collaboratively as a “critical friend” to enhance the pedagogical quality of the programme
The University provides an External Examiner Induction/Briefing seminar in November and March each year to support new and experienced External Examiners. The fee paid to External Examiners per year is £450. We will also require proof of your right to work in the UK prior to the making the appointment. To apply, please submit your Curriculum Vitae to Nikki Glendening or for further information about the programme, please contact Nikki Glendening (Programme Leader) Email: nglendening@bournemouth.ac.uk Closing date: Friday 17th December 2021

External Examiner – Nursing Associate Apprenticeship

Opening Date:
29 Nov 2021
Closing Date:
17 Dec 2021
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Salary Range:
The Department of Health Sciences at the University of York is a large and multidisciplinary department, offering a broad range of educational programmes in the health and social care field. We are seeking to appoint an External Examiner with a remit to cover End Point Assessment for the Nursing Associate apprenticeship programme at Level 5. Responsibilities of the role will include:
  • ensuring that the Gateway requirements have been satisfactorily met;
  • ensuring that all components of the End Point Assessment have been met;
  • attending the final assessment boards to confirm EPA decisions.
Expressions of interest are invited from colleagues who are current Registered Nurses with the NMC. The criteria for appointment include;
  • be a nurse or nursing associate registered with the NMC;
  • competence and experience in the fields covered by the programme of study, and a good understanding of the Nursing Associate apprenticeship standard and assessment plan;
  • relevant academic and/or professional qualifications to at least the level of the qualification being externally examined, and/or extensive practitioner experience where appropriate;
  • competence and experience relating to designing and operating a variety of assessment tasks and assessment procedures appropriate to the subject;
  • credibility and breadth of experience within the discipline to be able to command the respect of academic peers and professional peers;
  • familiarity with the standard to be expected of learners to achieve the award that is to be assessed, as set out in the Nursing Associate Apprenticeship standard and assessment plan.
  • a background in delivering apprenticeship programmes;
  • be independent of the learners involved on the programme;
  • be independent of the University of York (NMC Approved HEI) as the provider and EPAO.
The successful applicant would be appointed with effect from 2nd May 2022 for a term of four academic years. The first exam board will be held in the week of 6th June 2022. Informal enquiries can be made to Linda Currie, Programme Leader (linda.currie@york.ac.uk). General information about the Department can be found on our website: https://www.york.ac.uk/healthsciences/ Interested applicants should submit their letter of application and a CV to the Secretary to the Board of Examiners, Veronica Gillies (veronica.gillies@york.ac.uk). The closing date for applications is 17th December 2021.

Mental Health Lecturer in Advanced Clinical Practice Secondment

Opening Date:
29 Nov 2021
Closing Date:
19 Dec 2021
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Faculty of Health and Life Science School of Nursing Midwifery and Health Our secondment Lecturer Scheme provides an opportunity for experienced clinicians to work for a prestigious university engaging with the education of future advanced clinical practitioners, part time, whilst remaining in their clinical post. If you are an experienced mental health practitioner with a strong interest in the education and development of trainee advanced clinical practitioners, this two-day secondment opportunity may be of interest to you. As a key member of the Advanced Clinical Practice team you would engage in the delivery of the MSc Advanced Clinical Practice Mental Health pathway. This would involve a range of activities, depending on your experience, including, teaching and assessment across the mental health modules, continuing module development and improving the student experience through the inclusion of up-to-date clinical knowledge and experience. Joining the scheme provides an exciting opportunity to develop knowledge and ability within the Advanced Clinical Practice education pillar. Some seconded colleagues do go on to become permanent lecturers within the Faculty, with the added potential opportunity to undertake a nationally recognised education course. Appointment to a secondment is dependent on approval from your current employer. At least 18 months of working in an advanced mental health role is required. Please submit a CV and a short statement (200 words maximum) indicating why you would like to be considered for the post. Contact: Nicky Parker-Summers, Course Director for MSc ACP, for more details about the role: aa0938@coventry.ac.uk Please submit your applications to Julie Sellars , Curriculum Lead for Advancing Professional Practice: hsx166@coventry.ac.uk Closing date: 19/12/21 To apply https://staffrecruitment.coventry.ac.uk/tlive_webrecruitment/wrd/run/ETREC107GF.open?VACANCY_ID%3d431290VgAQ&WVID=1861420Izv&LANG=USA