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Practice Education (Placement Activity) accounts for up to 50% of a student’s course when studying a professional degree and imperative to ensuring our students have the relevant opportunity to gain experiences and the required skills for their chosen profession. The Placement Administrator’s role is to provide high quality, efficient and effective placement administrative support for students, academics, and placement providers. The post holder will utilise their extensive administrative skills to support the workings of the team.

The Person

We are searching for an enthusiastic, proactive and organised individual to join our placements team. You would be supporting our placement activity work, whether this being refining and inputting data, using excellent communication and negotiation skills to support placement allocations, or using your analytical skills to process documentation on behalf of students in support of their placements. You will need to have a good standard of ICT literacy skills, be able to work independently to deadlines, and be able to communicate appropriately with internal and external stakeholders. You will be a team player, and work across the team to support shared aims and goals.

Key qualities

  • Educated to A’ Level, or equivalent relevant professional experience
  • Knowledge and experience of working in an education support role, ideally in a School, in Further Education and/or Higher Education is desirable
  • Proficient in the use of IT, including Microsoft Office software, Placement Management Systems and Internet applications
  • Knowledge of and/or working with student record systems or a similar record database

The faculty

The Faculty offers wide ranging practice-based education and training programmes across nursing, health science, midwifery, social care and teaching which are informed by high quality and impactful research.

We have a successful track record in public and service user engagement and developing knowledge transfer partnerships and other enterprise activities.

The Faculty’s professional administration and support teams work together to ensure business and support services are effective, efficient and sustainable in meeting the needs of our students, staff, stakeholders and areas of work.

Bring your true self, expertise, and passion to Kingston where we are continuing to strive to build a university where authentic inclusion and belonging is at its heart. Every one of our staff and students’ identities, backgrounds and diverse experiences makes us who we are - so harness and embrace yours by applying today. We welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQ+ communities and those with disabilities.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required, this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.