Strategic Lead for Work-Based Learning

  • Job Reference: 0135-23
  • Date Posted: Tuesday, 23 May 2023
  • Application Closing Date: Tuesday, 13 June 2023
  • Location: Preston Campus
  • Salary: £47,047 to £54,421 per annum
  • Basis: Full Time
  • Contract Type: Indefinite
  • Job Category / Type: Academic / Research
  • School / Service: School of Medicine
  • Hours: 37.00 hours per week
  • Interview Date: To be confirmed

The School wishes to appoint a highly motivated individual to join our enthusiastic and committed team in the School of Medicine. The postholder will lead on the recruitment, oversight, quality management and evaluation of the clinical placements and work-based learning environments for undergraduate medical students and physician associates. This will include the recruitment of new clinical placement providers, provision of support and training, and quality assurance.

 You will be familiar with working in the healthcare environment and desirably will have experience of managing clinical placements for healthcare professionals. You will have experience and understanding of work-based learning in undergraduate education, and an excellent track record of building and sustaining internal and external relationships. A First Degree to a good level is essential and excellent leadership and communication skills and an ability to work independently are important. 

Informal enquiries are welcomed; please contact Dr Jenny MacDowall, Director of Clinical Studies via

Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview. This position is based in Preston with some further attendance at Burnley campus; occasional travel to Westlakes campus in Cumbria; and across our clinical placement footprint in Lancashire and Cumbria will be required. 

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