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External Examiner – FdSc Health Care Practice Nursing Associates (Higher Apprenticeship) and direct entry

Opening Date:
19 Aug 2024
Closing Date:
22 Sep 2024
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The School of Health and Social Work is looking for an external examiner for its Nursing Associate Programme. The modules form part of the Foundation Degree FdSc in Health Care Practice, and the programme is open to apprentices as well as direct entry students. Applications are invited from suitably qualified, experienced academic staff, who hold current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council and wish to be part of our friendly, supportive, and enthusiastic team developing an additional route into a nursing career pathway. Previous experience of acting in the role of external examiner is desirable but not essential as support will be available for those who have not undertaken the role before. The tenure of appointment is for four years. All external examiner appointments are subject to approval by the Director of the Centre of Academic Quality Assurance at the University. The successful candidate will have access to an on-line induction to familiarise themselves with the role and will have the opportunity to meet the teaching team. If you are interested in applying for this role, please send an expression of interest and detailed Curriculum Vitae outlining your employment history, qualifications, teaching experience and research/scholarly activities, registration number and any previous external examining activity (if applicable) to Ceri Baker. You are most welcome to contact Ceri as above for an informal discussion or further details.

External Examiner opportunity for post-graduate taught course

Opening Date:
20 Jun 2024
Closing Date:
10 Jul 2024
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At Canterbury Christ Church University, in the School of Allied and Public Health Professions we are seeking to appoint an external examiner for one course within their postgraduate portfolio. Ideally you will possess a higher degree and have had external examiner experience. You must have a relevant academic career pathway. Working collaboratively with the course director and module leaders in providing support for the university's quality processes you will be required to; review theory and practice assessments from a range of modules across the course, attend module assessment boards and produce an annual external examiner report. You would also be very welcome to engage with students on the course. The following indicates the courses and provides the course directors details. Please send your CV to the course director by 10th July 2024

External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Counselling and Mental Health and CPD Modules

Opening Date:
19 Jun 2024
Closing Date:
31 Jul 2024
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The School of Health at Leeds Beckett University, is seeking to appoint an External Examiner for our BSc (Hons) Counselling and Mental Health and some standalone CPD modules. The post starts on 1 November 2024 for four years. Applicants should be working in UK HE with experience of teaching and examining at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and a professional registration such as HCPC, etc. External Examiners attend Board of Examiners meetings at least once a year, submit an annual report and review coursework. Previous experience of external examining is not necessary, as the University will provide online induction training and a mentor. Further information on the External Examiner role can be found on this link: https://www.leedsbeckett.ac.uk/our-university/public-information/external-examiners/ The appointment is subject to approval by the University’s scrutiny process. The current fee for an External Examiners is £400 per annual, plus reasonable expenses. Due to potential reciprocity issues, please note that we are unable to appoint from the following institutions:
  • London South Bank University
  • Bangor University
  • Huddersfield University
  • Iron Mill College, Exeter
  • University of Cumbria
  • University of East Anglia
  • Northumbria University
For expressions of interest, please send your CV to Leisa Templeton, Academic Quality Support Officer, l.d.templeton@leedsbeckett.ac.uk by 31 July 2024. For further information about the role please contact Bryony Walker, Course Director, on b.c.walker@leedsbeckett.ac.uk.

External Examiner – Doctorate in Clinical Psychology

Opening Date:
18 Jun 2024
Closing Date:
12 Jul 2024
Salary Range:
  • Award External Examiner – Doctorate in Clinical Psychology
  • Non-award External Examiner – Doctorate in Clinical Psychology
The School of Health & Social Care at the University of Essex is seeking to appoint an external examiner for our Doctorate in Clinical Psychology. This three-year full-time doctoral-level training programme is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) and approved by the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC). Successful completion of the training programme leads to the qualification of Doctor of Clinical Psychology (D.Clin.Psych) from the University of Essex which confers eligibility to apply for registration with the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) and to apply for chartered status with the British Psychological Society (BPS). The programme does not prioritise one model or approach, but instead draws on a number of different models and approaches including cognitive-behavioural models, psychodynamic approaches, systemic and integrative approaches alongside developmental, socio-political, critical and other perspectives. The main therapeutic modalities are CBT, systemic and short-term psychodynamic models. Award External Examiner:
  • HS639 - Integrating Systemic Therapy into Clinical Practice: An Intermediate Level Course
  • HS764 - Personal and Professional Development 1
  • HS771 - Supervised Clinical Practice 2
  • HS772 - Clinical Applications 2
  • HS774 - Personal and Professional Development 2
  • HS775 - Clinical Interventions and Skills 2
  • HS783 - Clinical Research 3
  • HS784 - Personal and Professional Development 3
  • HS785 - Clinical Intervention and Skills 3
Non-award External Examiner:
  • HS761 - Supervised Clinical Practice - Year 1
  • HS762 - Clinical Applications 1
  • HS763 - Clinical Research 1
  • HS765 - Clinical Interventions and Skills 1
  • HS773 - Clinical Research 2
  • HS781 - Supervised Clinical Practice 3
  • HS782 - Clinical Applications 3
We would like to appoint an External Examiner who can enhance the quality of teaching and learning within the School. For the post of Award External Examiner, we seek a candidate with systemic family therapy qualifications, an AFT accreditation, and an occupation as a clinical psychologist. Whilst applications from experienced External Examiners are preferred, anyone with appropriate educational and professional experience would be considered. The appointment will be for four years from January 2025 and the commitment required is as follows:
  • For the Award External Examiner to attend one examination Board per year.
  • To submit the annual External Examiner’s Report and comment on the content of the subject area particularly regarding subject benchmarks.
  • To review coursework throughout the year and provide comments to ensure academic standards and achievements of students are comparable with those in other HEIs
  • Provide informative comment and recommendations on whether the assessment process measures student achievement rigorously and fairly against the intended outcomes of the course/s and is conducted in line with the relevant policies and regulations
  • Engage with the programme team in the continuous development of the programmes
For informal inquires please contact Danny Taggart at dtaggart@essex.ac.uk. Applications should be accompanied by a C.V. to hsc_examboards@essex.ac.uk by 12/07/2024.

External Examiner for BSc Physiotherapy

Opening Date:
18 Jun 2024
Closing Date:
30 Jul 2024
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University of Derby, College of Health, Psychology and Social Care is seeking to engage an External Examiner for the new BSc Hons Physiotherapy course with effect from September 2024. As this is a new programme, the successful candidate will be responsible for two modules in the first semester. The focus will be on the fundamentals of physiotherapy practice and Principles of professional skills and practice, level 4. Further module responsibility will develop as the programme develops, expanding into all aspects of Physiotherapy practice. Principle duties normally include;
  • Review and approve assessment strategies and guidance that contribute to a student’s final award, and any other assessment material as agreed;
  • Moderate assessed coursework and examination scripts;
  • Attend module assessment boards;
  • Produce an Annual External Examiners Report, aligned to University requirements;
  • External Examiners may be invited to engage with students in practice;
  • They will have an established background in the teaching of Physiotherapy at undergraduate level and desirably experience of Higher Education quality processes.
  • External Examiners may also be requested to advise on proposed amendments to the programme or programmes leading to the award for which they are responsible, and to comment on new short courses and learning contracts which fall within their area of subject expertise.
  • They are expected to advise on curriculum development and design so as to ensure currency, relevance and coherence of curricular material.
If you would like to discuss specific information relating to the programme, please contact: Catherine Moore (Physiotherapy Programme Lead) Email: c.moore2@derby.ac.uk Prospective External Examiners are encouraged to send an expression of interest and CV to Catherine Moore – c.moore2@derby.ac.uk citing the programme title. For further information about external examining at University of Derby please see.

External Examiner – BSc Adult Nursing Practice

Opening Date:
17 Jun 2024
Closing Date:
8 Jul 2024
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Staffordshire University are seeking to appoint an experienced and suitably qualified External Examiner who will hold responsibility for the BSc Adult Nursing Practice award. Staffordshire University sets the following criteria for the appointment of external examiners:
  • Must have a high degree of competence and experience in the field(s) to which they will be appointed and have a good understanding of the UK Higher Education Sector.
  • Must have appropriate experience of course design and student assessment at the level to which they will be appointed.
  • Must have sufficient experience of quality assurance in higher education.
  • External examiners must comply with relevant employment legislation. This includes the right to work in the United Kingdom and any additional safeguarding requirements, as appropriate.
  • Normally, external examiners should not hold more than one other concurrent external examiner appointment.
  • External examiners appointed to courses which are regulated by a professional body, should meet any requirements set by that professional body for external examiners.
Potential applicants must hold a Nursing qualification and be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) on the appropriate part of the register. All appointments will be subject to an approval process and those interested will be asked to submit their CV. All applicants will be considered, including those with no previous external examiner experience. Full training and induction will be provided upon commencement in post. The tenure will be for a four year period and successful applicants would be required to commence from August 2024. If you would like further information on this post, please contact Natalie Dodge (Course Director – Adult Nursing) Natalie.Dodge@staffs.ac.uk.

External Examiner – MSc Advanced Musculoskeletal Practice

Opening Date:
17 Jun 2024
Closing Date:
16 Aug 2024
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The School of Science, Technology and Health at York St John University is seeking to appoint an external examiner for the above programme, together with a free-standing 30 credit level 7 Musculoskeletal Injection Therapy module. The post will be for 4 years commencing in the academic session 2024/25 and includes the need to attend assessment boards, review academic work and prepare a written report for submission to the university annually. Experience is preferable but applications will be considered from individuals new to the examining role with relevant professional experience. All appointments are subject to meeting the University’s criteria for the appointment of external examiners. Further information regarding the role of the External Examiner at York St John University can be found at: https://www.yorksj.ac.uk/quality-gateway/external-examiners/ To apply please submit a CV and covering letter to c.boyes@yorksj.ac.uk (Dr Chris Boyes, Head of Programme)

External Examiner – MSc Counselling programme

Opening Date:
14 Jun 2024
Closing Date:
12 Jul 2024
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The University of Northampton is looking for an external examiner for our MSc Counselling programme: https://www.northampton.ac.uk/caf/pgmsaward/counselling--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. The course involves six modules, 4 focusing on clinical aspects and placement: PSYM141 – Fundamentals of Counselling, PSYM142 – Integrating Counselling Theory and Practice, PSYM143 – Applying Integrative Counselling Approaches and PSYM134p – Placement and Supervision. This also includes 2 research methods modules PSYM085 – Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods and PSYM086 – Dissertation and Research Methods, which are also shared with other Masters programs in the counselling children and young people, and mental health subject areas. 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;
  • Who is a qualified counsellor with professional body recognition (e.g., BACP, UKCP)
  • Previous experience as an external examiner is preferred but not essential.
The appointment will be for the four academic years 2024 to 2028, from 1 October 2024 Please note that we cannot currently accept applications from staff at the following institutions:
  • University of Surrey
  • Leeds Beckett
  • Edge Hill University
  • American College of Greece
  • University of Hertfordshire
  • University of South Wales
  • University of Exeter
  • Coventry University
The University of Northampton will not appoint an External Examiner from any of our approved partnerships. This information will be checked upon application. Closing date: 12 July 2024 If you are interested in applying for this role (or to request further information), please send a recent CV to David Saunders, Head of Psychology and Sociology: david.saunders@northampton.ac.uk If you are unsuccessful in your application, we will destroy your application and CV after 1 month of the advert closing. If you are successful, your application and CV will be retained securely for 5 years, one year after the end of the 4-year contract. The University of Northampton is committed to creating a learning experience that celebrates equality and harnesses the power of diversity as exemplified by the rich social and ethnic backgrounds of our student body. We encourage applications from colleagues from diverse backgrounds to ensure that external scrutiny continues to challenge and inspire us.

External Examiner for Workforce Development post-registration courses

Opening Date:
14 Jun 2024
Closing Date:
31 Jul 2024
Salary Range:
We are seeking to appoint an external examiner predominantly for the Workforce Development post-registration courses in the School of Human and Health Sciences from September 2024. Modules include End-of-Life Care, Frailty, Long-Term Conditions, and Personal and Professional Development. External examiners will be required to contribute to the assessment process, moderate and report on student work, visit practice placements, attend Course Assessment Boards, submit an annual report and sign off the Course Leader’s response to the report. Appointees will have relevant field-related experience, academic qualifications to postgraduate level, including a recordable teaching qualification and will ideally be registered with the NMC or HCPC. Although previous experience as an external examiner is desirable, the School will make arrangements for new external examiners to have a mentor, where needed. An induction programme is provided for external examiners. The post is due to commence in September 2024. All appointments are for a period of four years. In the first instance would interested applicants please email a brief outline, including their CV to: Name: Virginia Mitton Email: v.mitton@hud.ac.uk Phone: 01484 257572 Closing date: 31/07/2024

External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Counselling and Psychotherapy

Opening Date:
14 Jun 2024
Closing Date:
28 Jun 2024
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Edge Hill University, Faculty of Health, Social Care and Medicine is seeking to engage an External Examiner for the following Allied Health, Social Work & Wellbeing Programme with effect from September 2024:
  • VACANCY REF: AHSWW
  • PROGRAMME: BSc (Hons) Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • CLOSING DATE: 28th June 2024
External Examiners are typically placed on the Edge Hill University External Examiners Register for a period of four years. Principle duties normally include; Review and approve assessment strategies and guidance that contribute to a student’s final award, and any other assessment material as agreed;
  • Moderate assessed coursework and examination scripts;
  • Attend module assessment boards;
  • Produce an Annual External Examiners Report, aligned to University requirements;
  • External Examiners may be invited to engage with students in practice;
  • They will have an established background in the teaching of counselling and psychotherapy at undergraduate level and desirably experience of Higher Education quality processes.
If you would like to discuss specific information relating to the programmes, please contact: Applied Health and Social Care – John Marsden (Programme Lead) Email: john.marsden@edgehill.ac.uk External examiners are paid an annual fee of approximately £604.40 based on time allocations plus reimbursement of expenses, as appropriate. Total fees may vary slightly dependent on the size of the provision covered by an External Examiner. The production and submission of the annual report is paid at a higher rate of £200 for the full 7.5 hours work. All fees are claimed through the claim form/online system when work is completed throughout the academic year, please liaise with the Academic Quality Officer to ensure you are set up on the system. Admission to the University’s External Examiners Register is on the basis of satisfactory completion of the University’s Committee and Personnel approval processes, including Right to Work and Reciprocity Checks. Prospective External Examiners are encouraged to send an expression of interest and CV to Vicki Hall – hallv@edgehill.ac.uk citing the programme title and vacancy reference. Your data will be held and not processed for any purpose other than that for which it has been obtained, in accordance with current Data Protection Legislation until this recruitment process has concluded. Should you be unsuccessful in your application your data will be destroyed securely. For more information, our Privacy Notice is available at https://www.edgehill.ac.uk/externalexaminers/