Programme Placement Officer

Stratford, United Kingdom
£32,868 per annum inclusive of London Weighting
31 May 2023
End of advertisement period
20 Jun 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Location: Stratford Campus
Salary: Starting from £32,868 per annum inclusive of London Weighting
Post Type:  Full Time
Post Type:  Permanent
Closing Date: Tuesday 20 June 2023
Reference: PS131S2023

University of East London

Founded in 1898, we at the University of East London (UEL) are proud to change lives through education. Our goal is to advance industry 5.0 careers-first education and provide a clear path to the jobs and opportunities of the future. We’re committed to driving diversity in the 5.0 talent pipeline, working in partnership to promote talent wherever it is found and creating a balanced, inclusive, and green future.

But we can't achieve this goal alone. We need forward-thinking, innovative, and curious individuals like you to join our community and help us craft our future. As part of our team, you'll have the opportunity to work with a diverse range of people who share your passion for creating positive change. We’re an inclusive and welcoming community that is constantly moving forward, never satisfied with the status quo.

About the Job

This is an exciting opportunity to take responsibility for administering successful placements for students studying on professional programmes within the School of Psychology. This will include supporting and building working relationships with academics and supervisors, students, placement providers, employers, and accreditation bodies.

Based at our Stratford campus you will be responsible for administering placements for a range of programmes, acting as a main point of contact for students and placement providers. You will assist with the preparation of placement partnership and assessment documentation, letters, contracts, and programme materials as required. You will collect, evaluate, and monitor placement data to allow for planning and timely reporting to statutory, contractual and accreditation bodies.

About You

We are looking for an experienced administrator with excellent attention to detail and good interpersonal skills able to communicate with a wide range of both internal and external audiences. You will have excellent IT skills and be used to working as part of a team.

Benefits Package

Here at UEL we understand it’s about more than just a salary. It’s about the entire package on offer along with our outstanding work environment and inclusive culture. We know the market rates for this vacancy and will offer a genuinely competitive salary DOE.

We care deeply about your wellbeing and our benefits includes: 20% pension (4% from you, 16% from us), 25 days holiday (plus 3 days over Christmas) plus bank holidays, hybrid working for most positions, and we’re always open to consider flexible working arrangements. We have a shared success bonus of £4,250 pa, subsidised gym membership, 3 times base salary life assurance, a cashback healthcare scheme and wide variety of other generous benefits including discounts on: Apple and Samsung products, holidays, clothing, fitness, lifestyle, dining out and weekly shopping.

Equal Opportunities

UEL is an inclusive equal opportunities employer and are proud of our Equality, Diversity, and Inclusivity achievements, including: zero gender pay gap, members of Stonewall and have won Athena Swan awards. We expect all employees of UEL to accept our EDI policy and will not tolerate discrimination in any form.

So, if you’d like to take your career to the next level with us here at the University of East London and are inspired by our environment and committed to success, we want you to apply today!

Further details: Job Description & Person Specification

To contact the recruitment team please phone +44 20 8223 3000 x 4600 or e-mail

CVs without a completed application form will not be accepted.

At UEL we are committed to working together to build a community which values diversity in both our staff and student populations, is representative and inclusive, enabling all to progress and thrive.

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