Phase 2 Support Officer

Job Reference
Date Posted
Friday 16 February 2024
Application Closing Date
Sunday 10 March 2024
Cumbria - Westlakes Campus
£25,138 to £27,979 per annum pro rata
Part Time
Contract Type
Fixed Term for 3 months due to limited funding
Job Category / Type
Professional Services
School / Service
School of Medicine and Dentistry
21.75 hours per week
Interview Date
To be confirmed

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Job details

The School of Medicine and Dentistry wishes to appoint a dedicated and enthusiastic individual to join the clinical years MBBS team at our Westlakes campus..

A critical element of this role is liaison with UCLan’s partner clinical institutions and third sector organisations. Working closely with the Phase 2 Operations Lead and Academic Lead, the post holder will be responsible for liaising with partner NHS Trusts and other external providers regarding placements and associated clinical supervision and teaching. The role involves monitoring attendance, collating student feedback and providing support with portfolios and assessments. The post holder will plan the delivery of Campus teaching and liaise with university staff and external organisations to organise delivery of teaching.

You will have excellent communication skills as you will deal with academic and clinical staff and will often be the first port of call for student queries.

You will have good IT skills and will be responsible for the technical aspects of the students’ e-portfolio system. A range of GCSEs, including English Language and Maths at Grade C or above, or appropriate equivalent experiential learning is essential, as is a word processing/typing/IT qualification or demonstrable equivalent experiential learning.

The post is for a 3 month fixed term contract but may be reviewed at the end of it.

Informal enquiries are welcomed; please contact Elizabeth Chaplin-Brice, National Centre for Remote and Rural Medicine Centre Manager, via email in the first instance 

The post holder will work at the UCLan West Lakes campus. Occasional travel to other UCLan campuses and partner institutions may be required.

Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview.

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We are proud to be a diverse, multicultural university. We are committed to building a truly inclusive culture where diversity is championed. Applications are particularly welcomed from individuals who will support the diversification within the University and support its development of a culture that is inclusive and welcoming to all.

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