Administrative Officer, Clinical Placements

Surrey, United Kingdom
£25,948 to £28,929 per annum
21 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
11 Apr 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

FHMS Faculty Admin

Location: Guildford
Salary: £25,948 to £28,929 per annum
Post Type: Full Time
Closing Date: 23.59 hours BST on Tuesday 11 April 2023
Reference: 017423

The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences is seeking a motivated individual to join the Clinical Placements Administration Team.

The Clinical Placements Administration Team are responsible for ensuring the smooth delivery of the placements undertaken by students/trainees from the Schools of Health Sciences, Veterinary Medicine, Biosciences & Medicine and Psychology. The post holder will work as a key member of this dynamic, multi-disciplinary team to provide excellent service and support to students, staff and key external partners. Key activities will include scheduling student placements, day to day handling of student enquiries, liaising with External Placement Providers, supporting the e-portfolio administration, processing and advising on student travel claims as well as providing ongoing administrative support for the programme and placements.

The successful candidate will need to be able to demonstrate a strong customer focus and understanding of what students, staff and external placement providers will require from them. The role requires a proactive individual, competent in the use of IT with an attitude open to change. The ability to work to a high level of accuracy is also essential.

The role will require excellent interpersonal and organisational ability demonstrating adaptability and flexibility with regards to changing workloads and priorities.

Relevant administrative experience is desirable. Excellent IT skills, particularly in MS Office packages, and familiarity with databases would also be beneficial.

The role requires flexibility from the individual to work on campus or remotely as required.

In addition to a competitive salary the post holder will receive 32 days annual leave/closure days and a great benefits package including pension and discounted membership to our world-renowned Surrey Sports Park.

If you have any questions or would like to discuss the role further, you can contact Emily de la Perrelle, Clinical Placements Administration Manager, via email at 

Interviews - 20th April 2023

Further details: Job Description

For more information and to apply online, please download the further details and click on the 'apply online' button above.

In return we offer a generous pension, relocation assistance where appropriate, flexible working options including job share and blended home/campus working locations (dependent on work duties), access to world-class leisure facilities on campus, a range of travel schemes and supportive family friendly benefits including an excellent on-site nursery.

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The University of Surrey is committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equal opportunities for all. We place great value on diversity and are seeking to increase the diversity within our community. Therefore we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities.

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