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Curriculum Support Officer

NHS TCS 2018: Band 5

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Curriculum Support Officer
NHS TCS 2018: Band 5
Fixed Term - 2 years
37.5 hours
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St Chads Court, Birmingham
£23,023-£29,608 per annum
16/12/2018 23:59

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Curriculum Support Officer

Grade:                      Agenda for Change Band 5

Hours per week:      37.5 hours per week

Job Type:                 Contract:                     Fixed Term - 2 Years             

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

Capable, confident and experienced administrator looking for the next step in their career? If your answer is yes then please read further.

The National School of Healthcare Science (NSHCS), as part of Health Education England, supports the delivery of training and education programmes for Healthcare Science across the UK. An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the NSHCS team as Curriculum Support Officer

The Curriculum Team is responsible for delivering the NSHCS curriculum strategy, influencing the education and training of healthcare scientists on a national scale. This job will be challenging rewarding and varied with the opportunity to work as part of a close team with wider relationships across the country. You will have a hands-on role in coordinating the activities of expert scientist groups to review and update existing curricula and develop new specialties in Healthcare Science. In order to do this, you will engage with the NSHCS key stakeholders including the healthcare science profession, patient and lay representatives, professional bodies, students, HEIs, the Academy for Healthcare Science, and Medical Royal Colleges.

 You will need to be an experienced administrator with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, able to proactively engage with and manage a broad range of stakeholders. You will have an understanding of project methodology and quality assurance processes and be willing and able to contribute to the priorities of the Curriculum Team. You will need to have well developed IT skills including experience of databases and be comfortable analysing and manipulating data. Experience of working in Healthcare or higher education would be beneficial. The post holder must also be willing and able to travel as although based in Birmingham, there will be a requirement to travel within the health economy and nationally on occasion as part of this role.

Interview date TBC.

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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