Placements Coordinator

  • £23,487 to £26,341 per annum
  • Canterbury, Kent
  • University Of Kent

Location: Canterbury

Salary: £23,487 to £26,341 per annum

Grade: Grade 5

Post Type: Full Time

Contract Type: Permanent

Release Date: Monday 06 June 2022

Closing Date: 23.59 hours BST on Sunday 26 June 2022 (unless otherwise stated)

Reference: KMMS-125-22

If you have solid administrative experience in a customer focused role, with excellent all round communication skills, we would welcome your application for this new role within our Kent & Medway Medical School (KMMS).

As a member of the KMMS professional services team, the Placements Coordinator will provide comprehensive administrative support in the area of student administration in relation to clinical placements. In this role you will ensure the smooth running of all student placement related procedures, working closely with the Quality Manager and Lead for GP and Community Education to support a positive student experience and help the School to deliver its strategies.

As Placements Coordinator you will:

provide highly effective administrative support in the area student clinical placements

work closely with external placement providers to and colleagues within the school managing placement related enquiries and administration

support relevant planning and governance meetings and committees, taking and circulating minutes, preparing agendas and supporting documents and proactively following up on action points

take a proactive role in developing and enhancing administrative processes within the school

To be successful in this role you will have/be:

experience of working in HE administration including knowledge of timetabling in an education context and of taught programme processes and procedures

good IT skills, particularly Microsoft Office packages (intermediate level) with experience of using spreadsheets and databases regularly

excellent interpersonal skills including a helpful and responsive manner with the ability to remain calm when under pressure

excellent oral and written communication skills including the ability to communicate clearly and accurately with a wide range of people (internal and external)

KMMS opened to our first cohort of 108 pioneer students in September 2020. Our vision for KMMS is to create a new medical school for Kent and Medway that becomes a beacon for first-class medical education and research. The School will attract the most talented aspiring doctors from within the local community and beyond, offering training and development opportunities that will help to keep that talent in Kent and Medway. Our staff enjoy competitive salaries, an occupational pension scheme, generous holiday entitlements (43 days per year) and a great working environment.

Please see the links below to view the full job description. If you believe you meet the essential criteria as outlined within the document, we would welcome an application from you. If you require further information regarding the application process, please contact the Human Resources team on [email protected] quoting ref number: KMMS-125-22.

We particularly welcome applications from black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented at this level in this area

  • Advertiser: Direct Employer
  • Reference: KMMS-125-22