University of Worcester

University of Worcester

Placement Co-ordinator x2

Placement Co-ordinator x2 Adult Nursing Location: St John's Campus

Salary: £22,681 to £24,533 per annum Post Type: Full Time Contract Type: Permanent Advertised On: Friday 03 May 2024 Closing Date: Sunday 19 May 2024 Interview Date: Monday 03 June 2024 Reference: SN2404

The University of Worcester offers a range of healthcare programmes including medicine, nursing, midwifery, therapy, and many other programmes. We work in collaboration with NHS trusts, GP practices, and private sector placement areas across the region. This is an exciting opportunity to join our Placement Support Team – Nursing, Midwifery, and Allied Health as a Placement Co- ordinator.

Working under the Head of the Placement Support Team, and working with a small team of co-ordinators, we are seeking an experienced administrator/co- ordinator who will be responsible for planning a range of healthcare placements and a range of related functions, including employer liaison, planning schedules, student advice and guidance, and maintaining the placement database. We have two posts available that will initially focus on a range of programmes in either of the following areas:

  • Nurse associates, Social work, and Prescribing
  • Three Counties Medical School
  • The role is best suited to candidates who can manage their own complex administrative and planning workload within the team, who have excellent attention to detail, and can work collaboratively across the university and with our external partners.

    What's in it for you?

  • Annual incremental increase up to £24,533 with the opportunity to progress to £25,742
  • 32 days of leave per year (inclusive of bank holidays and University closure days) rising to 37 total days after 5 years' service
  • Attractive Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Access to our Staff Retail Benefits Scheme
  • Wellbeing advice and support through our Employee Assistance Programme
  • In-house training and development support
  • A friendly, inclusive and supportive culture and work environment
  • For informal queries regarding the role please contact Sandra Ashford, Head of the Placement Support Team, by emailing [email protected].

    Please do view both job descriptions before specifying which role you would prefer in your application.

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    Job details

    Title

    Placement Co-ordinator x2

    Employer

    University of Worcester

    Location

    United Kingdom

    Published

    May 04, 2024

    Application deadline

    May 19, 2024

    Job type

    Administration/Managerment

    Field

    Medicine

    About the employer

    The University of Worcester was established in 1948 as Worcester Emergency Teacher Training College. The institution was renamed as Worcester Teacher Training College and again as Worcester College of Higher Education in 1976. In the 1970s, the Council for National Academic Awards (CNAA) granted validation to the degrees conferred by the college. The college acquired Herefordshire and Worcestershire College of Nursing and Midwifery in 1995. In 1997, the degree-awarding powers of the institution were affirmed by the Privy Council and its name was changed to University College Worcester. The institution received the status of a university in 2005 and was given its current name. In 2010, the university was given the power of awarding research degrees by the HM Privy Council.

    The university has four sprawling campuses scattered across Worcester in the UK. St John's Campus is the site of the university's establishment and houses several residence halls, teaching spaces and sports facilities. The campus is home to the University's National Pollen, Aerobiology Research Unit and Worcester Students' Union. It also includes various facilities like Drama Studio, a multigym, Digital Arts Centre, a sports hall and AstroTurf pitches. Situated at Worcester City Centre, the university's City Campus houses the McClelland Health and Wellbeing Centre, Worcester Business School, Jenny Lind building and the Hive library. Located along a riverbank, the university's Severn Campus features modern study facilities, performance analysis suites, dance studios and the University's Arena. The Lakeside Campus serves as an activity and outdoor learning centre.

    Consisting of nine academic schools, the University of Worcester offers numerous full-time and part-time UG and PG programmes in various fields of education like arts, sciences, humanities, education, nursing, psychology, allied health, environment, sports business, law, maths and media. It houses over 10,800 students including lots of international students from various countries around the globe. The university maintains strategic partnerships with many prestigious local and international institutions such as Birmingham Metropolitan College in England, Coleg Gwent in Wales and Iron Mill College in Devon. Also, the university houses a committed placement team that strives to provide the students with excellent employment opportunities.

    The university has several notable and successful alumni. Swaroop Sampat is a famous Indian actress who is known for her role in the TV serial called 'Yeh Jo Hai Zindagi'. Daryl Mitchell is a professional English cricket player. Jacqui Smith is the first female to ever serve as the United Kingdom's Home Secretary. Kyle Pryor is a popular English actor best known for playing the role of Nate Cooper in 'Home and Away'. Kayleigh Pearson is a well-known English model who won the second High Street Honey competition by FMH.

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