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Undergraduate Partnerships and Placements Officer

This is a key role within the School of Medicine to support the School’s relationship with its partners and placement providers for the undergraduate MBChB programme. You will co-ordinate the collection of placement information to inform the School’s Clinical Placement Plan and work with placement providers strengthening an already positive relationship to ensure the delivery of a high quality educational experience.

You will co-ordinate a number of activities to support student learning on placement.  The impact of your role is significant for our placement partners and your experience of working across complex organisations with different agendas influencing and delivering change will support you in this complex and demanding role.

In support of the School’s Clinical Placement Plan you will manage the data collection system working with internal and external colleagues.

In support of the School’s placement providers you will work proactively at a senior level to ensure the quality of the educational experience provided and that the GMC’s requirements for clinical placements are fully and effectively met through contributing at the mid-year and annual reviews.

In support of the School’s Contracts you will lead on managing the School of Medicine’s contracts with placement providers and international articulations with collaborating organisations.

These duties provide a framework for the role and should not be regarded as a definitive list. Other reasonable duties may be required consistent with the grade of the post.

You will be responsible to the Undergraduate Partnerships and Placements Manager on a day to day basis and will work closely with key members of the School MBChB placements team.  The post holder is ultimately accountable to the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Health. 

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Ms. Trish Walker, Undergraduate Partnerships and Placements Manager

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 0770; Email:

Further Information

The University of Leeds is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offers a range of family friendly policies. The University is a charter member of Athena SWAN and holds the Bronze award. The School of Medicine holds the Gold Award.  We are committed to being an inclusive medical school that values all staff, and we are happy to consider job share applications and requests for flexible working arrangements from our employees.

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Medicine & Health
School/Institute:  Leeds Institute of Medical Education (LIME)
Category:  Professional & Managerial
Grade:  Grade 7
Salary:  £33,797 to £40,322 p.a.
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (24 months)
Release Date:  Tuesday 25 February 2020
Closing Date:  Tuesday 31 March 2020
Interview Date:  Friday 24 April 2020
Reference:  MHIME1117
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  

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