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Curriculum Project Support

NHS TCS 2018: Band 6

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Curriculum Project Support
NHS TCS 2018: Band 6
37.5 hrs
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St Chads Court, Birmingham
£29,050 - £36,644 per annum
17/12/2018 23:59

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Curriculum Project Support Officer

Band 6 (£28,050- £36,644)

Permanent position

Would you like to work in a dynamic, challenging and rewarding environment to help support training and education of healthcare scientists?

In this role, you would be providing project support to the development, implementation and review of new and existing national healthcare science curricula within a robust quality assurance framework. The existing curricula span over 30 specialties across the Practitioner Training Programme (PTP), Scientist Training Programme (STP) and Higher Specialist Scientist Training Programme (HSST) to provide the core education and training framework for Healthcare Scientists. The School is currently expanding its curriculum portfolio to provide short courses in order to address specific work-force needs.

Hosted by Health Education Midlands and East, the National School of Healthcare Science works with education providers and NHS organisations across the UK to oversee the implementation of the new training programmes developed for scientists working in the NHS scientists at all levels. 

This role will allow you to gain hands-on experience in facilitating the activities of expert scientist groups to review and update existing curricula and develop new specialties in Healthcare Science. The role will require you to liaise with the healthcare science profession, patient representatives and lay people, professional bodies, students, HEIs, the Council of Healthcare Science, the Academy for Healthcare Science, Medical Royal Colleges and other key stakeholders across the health and social care system.

We are looking for candidates who are capable, motivated and able to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team of experts. You will have sound analytical and digital skills, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to to proactively engage with and manage a broad range of stakeholders. You will have experience contributing to projects, meeting key milestones and deadlines and applying quality assurance processes. The ability to coordinate the activities of senior scientists, provide secretariat and draft reports. 

You will be educated to degree level or equivalent level of experience of working at a similar level in specialist area.  An understanding of health professional education and quality management processes for higher education would be advantageous. 

The School is based in Birmingham but there will be a requirement to travel and stay at venues nationally so the post holder should expect to work flexibly as required.

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If you would like further information on the role please contact Chris Fisher, Curriculum Manager on 0121 695 2375 or at